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Eastern Works Open House (Science Centre Station and Sunnybrook Park Stop to O'Connor Stop)

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EASTERN WORKS OPEN HOUSE
Features the Science Centre Station and Sunnybrook Park Stop to O'Connor Stop.

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Eastern Works Open House (Science Centre Station and Sunnybrook Park Stop to O'Connor Stop)

  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 www.thecrosstown.ca crosstown@metrolinx.com facebook.com/thecrosstown twitter.com/crosstownTO instagram.com/eglinton_crosstown 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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