Media Advisory - Junction Triangle Residents Face 16 Feet of Ugly Pan Am Games Legacy
Toxic Hangover from Two-Week Sporting Event Showcased in West Toronto Park
TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ -
Junction Triangle Rail Committee, a group of local residents in West
Toronto opposed to the massive
expansion of noisy and polluting diesel train service along the Georgetown South rail corridor.
Train Wall Horror Show Frustrated by the government's rush to build a diesel rail link to the
in time for the Pan Am Games, residents are constructing a wall five meters tall in a city park to
demonstrate the enormity of the barriers that will stretch more than 23 kilometers across West
Toronto by the fall of 2014.
|Where:||Perth Square Park 350 Perth Avenue (Dupont/Dundas)|
Sunday, September 16, 2012
12 Noon - 3 p.m.
Surrounded by train tracks on all sides, the Junction Triangle is
situated at the epicentre of rail
activity in West Toronto and faces the greatest impact from expansion plans now under construction.
Area residents are pressing their campaign for electric trains directly with Premier Dalton McGuinty.
The Premier remains unwilling to visit the neighbourhood or meet with residents to address their concerns.
Photo and Video Opportunities at Event
Event Announcement http://www.junctiontriangle.ca/node/1711
Examples of Noise Wall Images:
SOURCE: Junction Triangle Rail CommitteeFor further information:
Junction Triangle Rail Committee