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Hurontario-Main LRT Project Public Information Centres Provide Your Input

May 07, 2013

The Cities of Mississauga and Brampton are inviting the community to attend Public Information Centres (PICs) on May 14 and 15, to get updates and offer feedback on the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project.

These are the second PICs scheduled and will build on the design outcomes from the first PIC. The information collected will provide further recommendations for the LRT preferred alignment, LRT stop locations and the complete system and its integration. These meetings will feature display boards and handouts regarding various aspects of the LRT project. Project team members will also be on hand to answer questions.

The second PICs have been scheduled as follows:

Community Date Time Location
Mississauga Tuesday,
May 14
3 - 8 p.m. The Great Hall
Mississauga Civic Centre
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
Brampton Wednesday,
May 15
3 - 8 p.m. Peel Art Gallery Museum
and Archives - (PAMA)
9 Wellington St E, Brampton
(Additional parking available at City Hall and John Street parking garage)


Hurontario-Main LRT Project

The City of Mississauga and the City of Brampton have a vision for a vibrant Hurontario-Main corridor from the Lakeshore in Port Credit to downtown Brampton. In 2011, the cities' Master Plan concluded that Light Rail Transit (LRT) is the preferred form of transit along the Hurontario-Main corridor. An LRT system, providing key transportation connections to the cities, both north/south and with the GO Transit system, has been identified as a catalyst for sustainable, well-managed growth. The Hurontario-Main LRT Project is now in the Preliminary Design and Transit Project Assessment (TPAP) Phase, which includes design and technical studies supported by extensive stakeholder and public consultations.

About Mississauga

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

About Brampton

The 9th largest city in Canada, Brampton has a successful, well-diversified economy and is home to more than 8,000 businesses. The City continues to retain a Triple "A" credit rating by Standard & Poor's, reflecting its successful economy and debt-free position. Brampton celebrates its diverse population that represents people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak more than 70 different languages. Offering more than 6,000 acres of parkland, Brampton takes pride in being known as the Flower City of Canada. Brampton has been designated since 2007 as an International Safe Community by the World Health Organization. For more information visit brampton.ca.


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Media Contacts:


City of Mississauga
Catherine Monast
Team Leader Media/External Communications
905-615-3200 ext. 5046
catherine.monast@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151

City of Brampton:
Robina Sood
Coordinator, Mainstream Media
T: 905.874.2089
robina.sood@brampton.ca






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