Explore Brampton Youth Pass

Pass holders will have free access to Brampton Transit services and Recreation drop-in programs including swimming, skating, and select sports from July 1 to September 5, 2022.

Free Transit for Brampton Seniors

Brampton’s senior residents can ride now ride Brampton Transit for free with a Brampton Senior Identification Card and a PRESTO card loaded with an annual free pass. As approved in the 2020 Budget, the free annual pass will provide unlimited travel for Brampton seniors at no cost on Brampton Transit. Brampton Transit will no longer sell […]

The biggest loser in the Ontario provincial election

By Paul Vicente     Elections used to be about issues. There are so many of them. Fiscal issues, family issues, transit, infrastructure, auto insurance, healthcare, et cetera. In this provincial election, we don’t seem to be talking about issues. Much. Instead, the media reports are filled daily with stories about scandals, candidates’ transgressions, sordid […]

Larry Beasley to present an incredible new “vision” of a future Brampton

The City of Brampton hired award-winning urban planner Larry Beasley to develop a new, future-ready vision of out city, and after a year of consultation with residents and stakeholders, Beasley’s “Brampton 2040 Vision” document will be presented to Members of Council in a special meeting on Monday. Called “Living the Mosaic“, Beasley sees Brampton’s future […]

Brampton LRT assembly facility will support over 600 new jobs

Steven Del Duca, Minister of Economic Development and Growth, was in Brampton today to announce the future home of Alstom’s new LRT assembly facility, to be built in Brampton. “This is where the vehicles will be assembled, that will help to carry our regional transit system into a new era,” said Del Duca. “The state-of-the-art […]

Hurontario LRT Revealed

An image posted to the Hurontario LRT Twitter page has provided an updated look at the light rail vehicle (LRV) that will be used on the Hurontario LRT that will begin service sometime in 2022. Metrolinx has chosen the Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles configured to carry 120 seated and 216 standing passengers, with […]

A (Brief) History of the LRT in Brampton

Exactly two years ago, the City of Brampton made a decision regarding the proposed Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit (HMLRT) that is likely to cast a long, dark shadow over the future of the city. In a narrow 6-5 vote, a decision was made that stopped a modern, fast, and fully funded LRT system from entering […]

New Brampton Pushes for City Building

What does the future of Brampton look like? What is our collective vision of what the next generation of Brampton should be? A group of Brampton residents, developers, and financiers have come together to ignite that conversation with the formation of New Brampton, and they are bringing their ideas directly to the steps of City Hall. “New Brampton […]

Kathleen Wynne Indepth Interview

Premier Kathleen Wynne sat down with Brampton Focus show host Michael A. Charbon recently, and responded to in-depth questions in an exclusive interview.  The questions were based on input from residents across the city who participate on the popular Brampton Focus Facebook Group. Questions were not provided in advance to the Premier. This special broadcast rounds out our series of interviews with each […]