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Preliminary Work Set to Begin on the Yonge North Subway Extension Project into Richmond Hill

Subway Announcement in Richmond HillRichmond Hill, Ontario, June 16, 2017 — The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Markham—Stouffville, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario Minister of Transportation, and Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, today announced more than $36 million in federal funding to support the planning and preliminary engineering of the proposed 7.4 km extension of the existing Yonge Subway line into York Region.

Full Article: www.canada.ca

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All-Day GO Train Service Extended to Unionville on Stouffville Line

You’ll be able to get on the GO twice as much on the Stouffville line from now on. Riders getting on at the Unionville GO station will now have new GO train trips every hour in both directions to Union Station during the midday and evening periods, and there will be a new morning and late-evening weekday train going all the way to the Lincolnville GO station at the end of the Stouffville line.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

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Knowledge-Economy Workers In Two GTA Megazones Will Go Where They Can Get Downtown-Style Amenities

Megazone articleThe Toronto region needs to stop building office parks surrounded by giant, parking lots on the fringes and start urbanizing its job zones, putting employment near transit and creating pedestrian friendly business parks.

Urban planner Pamela Blais says the same measures being used to curb housing sprawl need to apply to the commercial sector to cut congestion and ensure the region continues to attract the talent that will feed employment growth.

Full Article: www.thestar.com

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