The government of Alberta is giving back to transit systems across the province.

It includes both Okotoks and Black Diamond.

Premier Kenney announce on Wednesday April 13 that it's a joint partnership with the federal government.

"Alberta's government is providing almost eighty million dollars for municipal transit systems across the province. The federal government is matching that commitment for a total of one-hundred-fifty million combined."

Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Transportation says the money is coming.

"We have allocated eighty-two point seven million dollars for the Calgary region which includes the city of Calgary, Airdrie, Rocky View County, Cochrane and Okotoks."

$20,920 is earmarked for Okotoks while another $5,000 is going to Black Diamond.

Here's where else the money is being spent in southern Alberta.

  • Calgary - $82,364,776
  • Lethbridge - $1,234,833
  • Bow Valley (Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise) - $1,162,420
  • Medicine Hat - $627,653
  • Airdrie - $305,871
  • Rocky View County (Crossfield, Irricana/Beiseker) - $18,609
  • Cochrane - $15,269