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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 wrote a city affairs column in Hamilton Magazine, and several of his articles have been published in the Hamilton Spectator. His articles have also been published in The Walrus, HuffPost and Behind the Numbers. He maintains a personal website, has been known to share passing thoughts on Twitter and Facebook, and posts the occasional cat photo on Instagram.

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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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