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City of Mississauga Opens Expanded Central Parkway Transit Campus

Jun 01, 2009

The City of Mississauga and representatives from the federal and provincial orders of government will officially open Mississauga Transit's newly expanded Central Parkway Campus with new Bus Storage and Repair Garages.

The Campus Expansion Project was constructed between 2007 and 2009 increasing Mississauga Transit's operational facilities at its Central Parkway Campus to accommodate the additional buses needed to deliver the Ridership Growth Strategy.  Developing a transit-oriented City is one of Mississauga¬ís five strategic pillars for change.  

When:
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 10 a.m.

Who: 
Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, C.M.
Carolyn Parrish Ward 6 Councillor and Emcee
Bob Dechert, MP Mississauga-Erindale
Harinder Takhar, MPP Mississauga-Erindale and Minister of Small Business and Consumer Services
Martin Powell, Commissioner of Transportation and Works

Where:
Mississauga Transit's New Bus Storage Facility
3567 Erindale Station Road
(south of Burnhamthorpe Road, on the east side)

Photo Opportunity:

Inside Mississauga Transit’s new bus repair garage and bus storage facility.

Displays at the event will feature the City of Mississauga transit projects including the Bus Rapid Transit Project, Hurontario-Main Street Study and Smart Commute.

Parking & Shuttle Service:
Limited parking is available in front of the Mississauga Transit Body Shop at 3585 Erindale Station Road.  A shuttle bus will run from the Civic Centre (north entrance) at: 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m. and. 2:30 p.m.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state of the art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.

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Media Contact:
Catherine Monast
Senior Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5046
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   catherine.monast@mississauga.ca


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