ON­TARIO REACHES MA­JOR MILESTONE IN HURONTARIO LRT PROJECT

TRANSIT IN­FRA­STRUC­TURE

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On­tario has reached a ma­jor milestone in the Hurontario Light Rail Transit ( LRT) project, which will of­fer more transit op­tions and im­prove com­mutes for peo­ple trav­el­ling in Mis­sis­sauga and Bramp­ton.

The prov­ince has re­leased a Re­quest for Pro­pos­als ( RFP) to de­sign, build, fi­nance, op­er­ate and main­tain the new LRT line.

The Hurontario LRT project in­cludes ap­prox­i­mately 20 kilo­me­tres of new ded­i­cated rapid transit be­tween Port Credit GO Sta­tion in Mis­sis­sauga and Gate­way Ter­mi­nal in south­ern Bramp­ton, with 22 stops and con­nec­tions to GO Transit’s Mil­ton and Lakeshore West lines. The LRT will pro­vide com­muters and fam­i­lies with a ma­jor new travel choice, will cut travel times and help man­age con­ges­tion across the Greater Toronto and Hamil­ton Area. LRT in Mis­sis­sauga and south­ern Bramp­ton. • Con­struc­tion is an­tic­i­pated to be­gin in 2018, with an es­ti­mated in­ser­vice date in 2022.

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help­ing to clear the road,” said Joey Gagne, pres­i­dent, Provin­cial Tow­ing As­so­ci­a­tion ( On­tario). “Ev­ery­one de­serves a safe place to work and by fol­low­ing the law by slow­ing down and mov­ing over, driv­ers can make a big dif­fer­ence in the safety and speed of that work.”

Last year, the On­tario Provin­cial Po­lice laid a to­tal of 2,031 charges un­der On­tario’s Slow Down Move Over law. The law in­cludes a fine of $ 490 and three de­merit points.

For those in need of tow­ing ser­vices, whether in­volved in a col­li­sion or ex­pe­ri­enc­ing a me­chan­i­cal break­down, mo­torists should be aware

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