After seeing ridership almost double over five years, a more transit-friendly Brampton doesn’t look as unlikely as it once did.
With ridership hitting the gas, Brampton considers new tax to rev up transit
Photos by Mansoor Tanweer/Joel Wittnebel/Graphics from the City of Brampton

With ridership hitting the gas, Brampton considers new tax to rev up transit


After seeing ridership almost double over five years, a more transit-friendly Brampton doesn’t look as unlikely as it once did.

Buying more buses, let alone running light rail transit through downtown, is going to take a lot of money, especially when the city has drained its transit bank account to nearly zero.

Enter the proposed 1% transit tax: a $23 addition to the average property tax bill.



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