Present in Quebec and Ontario, Transdev Canada already has 2,500 employees operating in the transit, student, paratransit and medical transportation sectors. Transdev is also the operator of the future Hurontario light rail system in the Greater Toronto Area, as a member of the Mobilinx consortium, and of the future Ontario Line metro as a member of the Connect 6ix consortium.
With Kunkel Bus Lines, Transdev Canada expands its business with the addition of operations of a hundred school buses in the Hanover region of Ontario. This acquisition is part of the Transdev group's growth strategy in Canada, with the aim of offering a range of multi-modal services to serve communities, while remaining close to the specific needs of each territory.
"We are very pleased to be able to count on the Kunkel Bus Lines team to continue our growth strategy in the world of student transportation in Ontario. Our shared values and common ambition to provide safe and innovative school services to many communities are a great asset to our entire team."
Arthur Nicolet, Chief Executive Officer of Transdev Canada
“We are delighted to be building the future of the family business with a major partner like Transdev. We share the same focus on safety, service quality and employee well-being: we will go far together.” adds Scott Kunkel, General Manager of Kunkel Bus Lines.
As an operator and global integrator of mobility, Transdev – The mobility company – empowers freedom to move every day thanks to safe, reliable and innovative solutions that serve the common good. We are proud to provide 11 million passenger trips on average every day thanks to efficient, easy to use and environmentally-friendly transportation services that connect people and communities. In 2021, with nearly 82,000 employees in 18 countries, the Group generated total revenues of €7 billion. In 2022, present in Quebec and Ontario, Transdev Canada has 2500 employees operating in transit, paratransit, student transportation and medical transportation sectors. Transdev is also the operator of the future Hurontario light rail in the Greater Toronto Area, as a member of the Mobilinx consortium, and of the future Ontario Line metro as a member of the Connect 6ix consortium.