TORONTO, May 24, 2013 /CNW/ - On Monday, May 27, 2013, the Metrolinx
Board of Directors will consider the agency's final report to
government recommending an investment strategy to support over 400 km
of new and enhanced transit, along with improvements to roads and
Media are invited to an embargoed briefing before the public board
meeting, at the Toronto Reference Library in the Prologue room.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Closed Briefing - begins at 8:45 am - 9:30 am (sign-in required)
Public Board Meeting - begins at 9:30 am (simultaneous webcasting will be available at metrolinx.com)
Media availability - following the board meeting, Metrolinx Board Chair, Robert Prichard,
and President and CEO, Bruce McCuaig, will make a statement to the
media, followed by an opportunity for questions
789 Yonge Street, Toronto
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No pre-registration is required for the briefing. Reporters wishing to
attend the briefing must agree to the following terms and conditions:
After signing in, reporters must remain in the room and no information
may be transmitted or released until after the embargo is lifted at
9:30 am or when the Metrolinx Board meeting is ready to begin on May
Data cards, wireless networking and other communication devices or
services built into laptops, tablets, smart phones, cameras and other
equipment must not be used before 9:30 am or when the Metrolinx Board
begins to transmit information regarding the briefing.
Media will not be permitted to leave the media room once documents have
been distributed. Washrooms are available inside the venue.
In the unlikely event that the building has to be evacuated before 10:00
am due to an emergency, attendees should leave the building
Metrolinx is working to provide residents and businesses in the Greater Toronto &
Hamilton Area with a transportation system that is modern, efficient
and integrated. Find out more about The Big Move, Metrolinx's Regional Transportation Plan for the GTHA. Find out more
about GO Transit, PRESTO, and Union Pearson Express, divisions of Metrolinx.
For further information:
Anne Marie Aikins, Manager, Corporate Communications & Media Relations, (416) 576-0859, email@example.com