This page contains a variety of news articles and media related to community transportation. OCTN members are encouraged to submit any other news on community transportation that should be included here. Email them to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Press releases & Announcements Ontario Helping Communities Across the Province Improve Transit Ontario Ministry of Transportation, January 2019 Ontario Government Continuing with Transit Gas Tax Funding for Municipalities Ontario Ministry of Transportation, January 2019 FCM's Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Federation of Canadian Municipalities. September 2018 MTO Announces Community Transportation (CT) Grant Program Recipients for 2018-2023 Ministry of Transportation. May 2018 RFP - Public Transportation Implementation Plan Haliburton County - Deadline: May 18, 2018 Rural Transit in Eastern Ontario Supported by Federal Infrastructure Announcement MP Mike Bossio. March 14, 2018 New Community Transportation Grant Program Launched Ministry of Transportation. January 15, 2018 Ontario Government Expanding Bus Service Across North Ministry of Northern Development & Mines. December 1, 2017 Ontario 2017 Budget Includes Public Transit Tax Credit for Seniors OPTA & CUTA. April 27, 2017 Transit Manager Job Posting Simcoe County - Deadline: February 10, 2017 Enhanced Public Transit Gas Tax Funding for Ontario Municipalities Office of the Premier of Ontario. January 27, 2017 Enhanced Public Transit Gas Tax Program Backgrounder Ministry of Transportation Newsroom. January 27, 2017 Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy Discussion Paper Public input & feedback until December 16, 2016 Provide input into plan to improve commuter cycling networks in Ontario Comments accepted until November 30, 2016 RFP: Consultant – Community Transportation Business Model - Social Enterprise Growth Deadline: October 24, 2016 Call for Proposals for 2016 Partnership Grant Program Deadline: October 5, 2016 Applications Open for Places to Grow Implementation Fund Deadline: September 22, 2016 The Prime Minister of Canada and the Premier of Ontario Announce Agreement Under New Federal Infrastructure Funding Program Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. August 23, 2016 Ontario seeking input on Intercommunity Transportation: Provincial Engagement Taking Place this Summer Ministry of Transportation. July 8, 2016 News articles Belleville Transit Pilot Project Ditches Fixed Routes for Bus-Hailing System Financial Post. September 10, 2018 Wellington County receives $500K grant to establish transit system. Guelph Mercury Tribune. 29 June 2018 Transit teaching program in Kingston teaching students to ride the bus. Global News. June 11, 2018 ONTC views itself as "transportation spine". Sault Star. 19 April 2018 Making transit a reality in Prince Edward County. Quinte News. 20 April 2018 South Huron seeking grant for rural transportation. Blackburn News. 4 April 2018 Public transit offer leaves Highlands East council with tough choice. The Echo Haliburton County. 3 April 2018 What does Community Transportation look like in Northern and rural communities? CBC Radio Up North. 26 March 2018 County continues to explore options for rural public transit. Wellington Advertizer. 9 March 2018 Owen Sound proposes daily bus service to Guelph. Owen Sound Sun Times. 6 March 2018 How a small town is using Uber to fill its public transit void. The Star. 3 April 2017 Rural transportation service moving forward through East Wellington Community Services. Wellington Advertiser. 2 December 2016. Sharing transportation success stories. The Highlander. 24 November 2016. There's another way to think about inter-community public transit. Meaford Independent. 7 October 2016. New transit for rural Community Care. Northumberland Today. 30 September 2016. Ride the Wave: Bracebridge introduces new transit system. CTV News. 29 August 2016. County council to consider creation of working group dedicated to rural transit idea. Sarnia Observer. 14 June 2016. Pelham considering free public transit. Pelham News. 2 May 2016. New GRT bus route to connect Wilmot Township with Kitchener. CBC News. 21 April 2016. Tillsonburg’s T:GO launces new bus routes. Tillsonburg News. 7 April 2016. Rural transit pilot project launches in Grey County. Owen Sound Sun Times. 6 April 2016. Catch a ride to North Bay from Mattawa. North Bay Nugget. 23 March 2016. Muskoka Extended Transit to officially launch in Gravenhurst. My Muskoka Now. 25 January 2016. Community Care bridge shuttle is for everyone. Inside Belleville. 22 January 2016. School buses could be solution to rural transit woes, Bradley says. Sarnia Observer. 20 January 2016. Are school buses the answer to rural Ontario’s transit problem? TVO Current Affairs. 8 January 2016. Dial-a-Ride program getting more ‘attractive’ for rural areas. East Gwillimbury Express. 7 January 2016. New Muskoka bus route launching in the new year. Bracebridge Examiner. 18 December 2015. Cost-saving transit plan scuttled. Simcoe Reformer. 16 December 2015. Test of Wilmot Transit route to start next April. Waterloo Record. 20 November 2015. New transport system expands to Hamilton Township. Northumberland News. 28 October 2015. Pelham Transit gets moving. Welland Tribune. 2 October 2015. Pelham Transit ready to shift into gear. Welland Tribune. 31 August 2015. Province helps fund health care transportation in Simcoe County. Alliston Herald. 19 August 2015.