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Eastern Works Open House (O’Connor Stop to Kennedy Station)

  1. 1. Mission We connect our communities Vision Getting you there better, faster and easier Values Play as a team Think forward Serve with passion 1 Metrolinx overview
  2. 2. go transit, up express, presto 2Metrolinx Overview • Serve a population of more than seven million across more than 11,000 square km stretching from Hamilton and Kitchener-Waterloo in the west to Newcastle and Peterborough in the east, and from Orangeville and Beaverton in the north to Niagara Falls in the south. • In operation since 1967, GO now carries more than 70 million passengers a year. • The PRESTO card is the smart card fare payment system seamlessly connecting 11 transit agencies across the GTHA and Ottawa. • PRESTO replaces the need for tickets, tokens, passes or cash. • UP Express connects the country's two busiest transportation hubs: Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station in downtown Toronto, offering a 25-minute journey from end to end, with trains departing every 15 minutes.
  3. 3. Regional transit map – connecting the region 3 Metrolinx overview
  4. 4. Regional Transportation Plan 4 Vision: The GTHA will have a sustainable transportation system that is aligned with land use, and supports healthy and complete communities. The system will provide safe, convenient and reliable connections, and support a high quality of life, a prosperous and competitive economy, and a protected environment. 31 Priority Actions to Support the 5 Strategies • Metrolinx published the first regional transportation plan (RTP) for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) in 2008. • We are required to review the RTP at least every ten years, in alignment with Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. • The legislative review of initial RTP led to the development of the 2041 RTP. Key outcomes include: o Quadrupling the number of people and doubling the number of jobs within walking distance of Frequent Rapid Transit o 27x more kilometres of the Frequent Rapid Transit o In addition to the capital costs, successful implementation will also require operating funding for transit services, fare integration and programs for walking and cycling Metrolinx Overview
  5. 5. Community Benefits 5 Metrolinx overview The objective of the Community Benefits Program is that people from historically disadvantaged communities and equity-seeking groups are positively impacted by the Eglinton Crosstown. Program has three streams: 1. Employment, Training and Workforce Development 2. Social Enterprises and Social Procurement 3. Investment (Community Improvements)
  6. 6. Community Benefits 6 Metrolinx overview
  7. 7. Business support – shop local campaign 7 Metrolinx overview
  8. 8. Parking 8 Metrolinx overview
  9. 9. 416-782-8118 or 416-482-7411 24 hours/7days a week Crosstown West Office 1848 Eglinton Ave W (at Dufferin) Crosstown East Office 660 Eglinton Ave E (at Bayview) Stay in Touch 9 METROLINX OVERVIEW
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  15. 15. • • • • *Guideway work includes excavating between 2 to 6 metres deep and approx. width of 8m and placing a reinforced concrete track slab prior to installing track rails
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