Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - GO Transit opens first green transit facility in GTA

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 27, 2009 /CNW/ -

    What:   Media are invited for a tour of GO's new environmentally
            friendly, state-of-the-art bus facility in Streetsville. This new
            facility houses and services over 200 buses, including GO's
            double decker buses, and has been designed and built to silver
            LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards,
            as recognized by the Canada Green Building Council. The GO
            Streetsville Bus Facility will be the first LEED transit building
            in the GTA.

            In addition to the numerous benefits to the environment, this
            building also benefits GO Bus customers. By limiting the distance
            buses travel to get to the west region, GO will save on fuel and
            fleet mileage, and minimize maintenance requirements. As GO
            ridership continues to grow, the Streetsville Bus Facility has
            the capability to expand to meet demand.

    When:   Tuesday, March 3, 2009
            11:25 a.m.: Media sign-in, board double decker bus in parking lot
            11:30 - 12:00 a.m.: Facility tour with photo opportunities,
            including a ride through the bus wash
            12:00 - 12:30 p.m.: Q&A

    Where:  GO Streetsville Bus Facility
            6190 Mississauga Rd.
            South end of building parking lot

    Who:    Experts from GO Bus Operations will lead the tour and respond to
            media questions.

    Television news media wanting to do a live news feed please RSVP to
Vanessa Thomas, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5264.

For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries - Vanessa Thomas, (416)
869-3600 ext. 5264; or Jessica Kosmack, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5231

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