$2.5M available for long distance passenger transportation services

August 2, 2022

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Northern Development is now accepting proposals to the Inter-City Passenger Transportation Services for Northern BC (IPTS) grant program. Funded by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, this program follows the successful Northern Community Shuttle program under the Northern Passenger Transportation Service umbrella.

IPTS aims to provide safe, reliable and affordable transportation to rural communities in central and northern B.C. Transportation service providers who are qualified and experienced in public transportation are welcome to submit a proposal for grant funding through the program. It is anticipated that approximately $2.5 million will be available through the program. The deadline to submit proposals is August 29, 2022.

There are three objectives for IPTS:

For more information, including how to apply, visit: https://www.northerndevelopment.bc.ca/funding-programs/partner-programs/northern-passenger-transportation-service/