The Ontario Government is providing a boost in transit funding for municipalities across Ontario. Minister of Transportation Jeff Yurek announced January 8th that a total of 364 million dollars in gas tax funding would be given to 107 municipalities that provide public transit to 144 communities across Ontario. Kingston will receive a total of $2,990,036 and Brockville will also receive $225,201. The share each municipality receives is based on 70 percent ridership and 30 percent population. The fund serve both large and small municipal transit systems.