The province will provide the City of Hamilton with $464,413 to cover additional cleaning costs of municipal transit systems due to COVID-19. This funding is part of $15 million in provincial support for 110 municipalities across the province towards enhanced transit cleaning as the province gradually reopens.
“We recognize that municipal transit agencies across the province are facing significant financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak,” said Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation. “That is why we are providing funding for enhanced cleaning on public transit systems and continuing to work closely with our municipal partners to support safety on public transit,” said MPP Donna Skelly
Today’s announcement is part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19. This $17 billion immediate response during COVID-19.