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Breaking: Metrolinx Releases Regional Transportation Plan

By Ryan McGreal
Published September 23, 2008

Metrolinx has just released their Draft Regional Transportation Plan (PDF link).

More analysis to come shortly, but here's a really quick, high-level summary of what this means for Hamilton:

Ryan McGreal, the editor of Raise the Hammer, lives in Hamilton with his family and works as a programmer, writer and consultant. Ryan volunteers with Hamilton Light Rail, a citizen group dedicated to bringing light rail transit to Hamilton. Ryan writes a city affairs column in Hamilton Magazine, and several of his articles have been published in the Hamilton Spectator. He also maintains a personal website and has been known to post passing thoughts on Twitter @RyanMcGreal. Recently, he took the plunge and finally joined Facebook.

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By Bee (anonymous) | Posted September 23, 2008 at 17:54:22

The GO improvements are excellent. Electrifying the line to replace diesel and trains from Hamilton every five minutes. This will make the train a very viable option for business travel, not only in rush hour but at all times of the day.

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