Transportation Collaborative

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Transportation Collaborative

  • 15 partner organizations involving 25 individuals
  • Vision: “to establish an integrated affordable and sustainable transportation system in PEC”
  • New project: collaboration between The County Foundation, Municipality, and United Way Hastings Prince Edward resulted in a federal grant to fund the development of a business case for an integrated affordable and sustainable transit system in PEC.  The business case was presented at Public Open House sessions held in Wellington and Picton on April 19/18 based on the following strategies:
    • 1.  Develop an Integrated On-Demand Rural County Transit Service.
    • 2.  Improve Integration and Inter-municipal Connections to Belleville.
    • 3.  Improve Local Connections within Picton.
    • 4.  Service the Seasonal Employment Needs in the Tourism Industry.
  • The County has officially announced a grant of $500,000 (from the Community Grant Program municipal stream funding) spread over the next five years, to be used to implement the new public transit plan and business case.