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Why Electric Buses are Better than LRT

  Councillor Wilson’s recent article in the Hamilton Spectator uses nuanced language offering misleading information to justify the B-Line LRT. She explains that the B-Line route is the busiest in the city which is true but phrasing this as “9 million trips per year” sounds more impressive than it really is. When you break this [...]

By |2020-03-11T13:34:15-04:00March 11th, 2020|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Why Electric Buses are Better than LRT

Letter to Hon. Steven Del Duca

Dear Minister Steven Del Duca,   On May 25th, 2016 I requested a meeting with the Premier to discuss the growing discourse in the Hamilton community regarding LRT. I certainly appreciate the government’s commitment towards implementing rapid transit in the City of Hamilton and the commitment to improving transit for all. I also want to [...]

By |2016-10-20T13:57:44-04:00October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Letter to Hon. Steven Del Duca

Ted McMeekin talks about Hamilton Transit Funding

Ted McMeekin Talks Hamilton Transit Funding Ancaster Dundas Flamborough Westdale MPP Ted McMeekin spoke to CHML's Bill Kelly today about a range of topics, but the pair spoke about one topic more than any other.  Transit.  Specifically the future of Hamilton transit funding. As Hamilton's only government MPP, Minister McMeekin provides an interesting insight into [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:52:18-04:00March 17th, 2015|LRT, Transit|Comments Off on Ted McMeekin talks about Hamilton Transit Funding

LRT Capital Funding Announcement

Several news outlets are reporting that Premier Wynne has told Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger that the province will pay the full capital cost of the proposed Hamilton LRT project.  This is great news for Hamilton.  For years Council and City staff have been looking at options for moving people through this vast region.  With the [...]

By |2015-01-27T09:56:11-04:00January 27th, 2015|LRT, News|Comments Off on LRT Capital Funding Announcement

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