TORONTO, April 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Bruce McCuaig, President and CEO of Metrolinx will release a short list of investment tools for consultation that will help government decide how transit expansion is funded in the years ahead.
Metrolinx is developing an investment strategy to help finance The Big Move and the next wave of projects including the Downtown Relief Line, the Yonge Subway Extension into York Region, new rapid transit in Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton, new bus rapid transit corridors in Halton, Peel, Toronto and Durham, and major changes to the GO Transit rail network, municipal transit projects, roads and highways and green transportation options, such as cycling and walking.
Metrolinx examined over 25 investment options—strategies and investment tools to fund transit—that are used in other jurisdictions and received input through a series of 12 round table meetings with residents across the GTHA on ways to fund public transit.
Media are invited to a briefing with Bruce McCuaig:
|Date:||Tuesday, April 2, 2013|
|Location:|| 20 Bay Street, Toronto
6th Floor, Executive Boardroom
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 protected]