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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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Union GO station on the move News

By Travis Pereira Metrolinx and Ivanhoé Cambridge are set to unfold a major redevelopment plan that will move the GO bus terminal from Union Station. Metrolinx, the regional transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, and real estate company Ivanhoé Cambridge told a press conference today about their plans to develop an integrated transit and office complex in the

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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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GO station unveils electric car chargers News

By Charlotte Hillyard-Baker GO Transit has introduced electric car chargers at five of its stations in the GTA. Under a new three-year project unveiled this week, there are now electric chargers in Oakville, Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Aurora and Whitby. “Ajax, Burlington, Pickering, Erindale and Clarkson GO stations will open electric vehicle charging facilities in early 2014,”

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UPDATE: TTC to run LRT lines News

  by Sarah MacDonald The Toronto Transit Commission will now operate the Light Rapid Transit, reversing an earlier decision by Metrolinx announced two weeks ago. The TTC announced Wednesday it will operate the Eglinton, Sheppard and Finch LRT lines once they are built in 2020 and Metrolinx’s private sector partner will maintain the assets, according

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