On April 1st 2019, MPP Jessica Bell introduced a motion to require the Ontario Government to match local municipalities’ funding contribution to operating and maintaining local transit systems.
Full motion text:
That, in the opinion of this House, the Provincial Government should match local transit agencies’ funding contribution to operating and maintaining municipal transit systems across Ontario. Funding can be used for maintenance, increasing service, ridership growth strategies, express routes, improving accessibility, and/or fare discounts. Funding cannot be used to replace or reduce municipal contributions to transit.