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LRT Car teases Humber students about future Toronto transit plans Lifestyle,News

By: Katherine Aylesworth Propped outside of Humber College North Campus is half of a light rail transit car. Placed next to the Humber College bus loop, the fancy new Metrolinx LRT stares at transit-goers as if saying “sure, get on that bus, because this luxury may never be yours.” The display car made its appearance to

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Future TTC plans mulled over in board meeting News

  By Britnei Bilhete and Clare Jenkins Future transit plans were discussed at a TTC board meeting Feb. 25. The city’s Chief Planner and Executive Director Jennifer Keesmaat delivered a presentation on several future projects, noting that the infrastructure is 30 years behind and that ridership is growing quickly. The plan proposes to tackle four

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Finch West LRT to offer relief for Humber commuters News

Key local and provincial government members were at Humber College’s north campus on Monday to discuss the proposed express light rail transit (LRT) route that will run along Finch St. west.

Ontario willing to fund Mississauga-Brampton LRT project News

Ontario is moving forward with the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit project with the help of provincial funding.

By Chelsea Howard The regional transit agency Metrolinx announced Tuesday that the province will provide $1.5 billion to the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit project, potentially shafting the idea of the downtown relief line. The project will connect Mississauga’s lakefront to downtown Brampton with 23 kilometers of transit, offering 26 stops including three stops within downtown Mississauga and two

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A transportation minister and a city planner walk into a bar Politics

In the eye of this storm was Paul Bedford, Toronto’s former chief planner, addressing a tightly packed group of concerned citizens. To his left, in the dim light of a bleary sconce, stood Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray.

Metrolinx expects Eglinton Crosstown to be ready by 2020 News

  Photos courtesy of Metrolinx at http://www.thecrosstown.ca/ By Jonathan Rumley Metrolinx confirmed on Friday that the Eglinton Crosstown light-rail transit project is on track to be fully operational by 2020. Jamie Robinson, the Director of Community Relations and Communications for Toronto Transit Projects at Metrolinx, assured that the project, which is causing plenty of disruption

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