Money for transit in Niagara

Niagara transit got a big boost today thanks to the federal government.

Over $15 million will be invested across 8 municipalities to support a number of projects including clean energy buses.

St. Catharines and Niagara Falls receiving the largest share of new money.

$8.7. million and $3.4 million respectively.

Six other municipalities as well as the region itself will also receive federal funds:

Welland - $1,498,000

Thorald - $626,000

Port Colborne - $96,000

Niagara Region - $344,000

Fort Erie - $149,000

Niagara-on-the-Lake: $72,000