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October 13, 2014

Waterloo Region's Rapid Transit System to Shape Growth, Development

The $818 million (CD) project will bring light rail transit (LRT) to the Waterloo Region — which includes the cities of Cambridge, Waterloo and Kitchener — in two stages.


November 4, 2013

Toronto area students launch survey, call for more transit access

The survey asks about the routes and services students use; when students use transit the most; and whether they use or would use services such as request stop programs or discounts for college and university students. Students are also organizing a series of campus town halls to raise awareness about public transit.


May 14, 2013

GO Transit breaks ground on bus facility

Will include indoor storage for up to 36 buses and outdoor storage for four buses; indoor service bays for fueling, bus wash, inspection, cleaning and running repairs; building service support areas including equipment and storage rooms; and staff facilities and parking.


January 15, 2013

Toronto campaign seeks to lessen commute time

Officials believe Metrolinx’s The Big Move can cut 32 minutes from the average commute.


January 9, 2012

TTC unveils funding info campaign

Includes five posters designed to inform customers of the importance of better transit funding, investments that are being made in transit, the positive economic and environmental impact of a healthy transit system, how the agency is improving customer service and the value the TTC has on one’s personal budget.


March 23, 2011

Trailways adds Canadian operator

McCoy Trailways is strategically located between Toronto and Montreal, which is only about 30 minutes from the U.S. border.


March 15, 2011

Bombardier to equip GO Transit

Will supply of 50 Bombardier BiLevel commuter rail cars for approximately $128 million.


October 23, 2009

MCI delivers J4500s to Toronto

Can-ar has purchased eight MCI J4500s over past three years, citing an appreciation for the model's smooth ride, clean-diesel technology, curb appeal and passenger amenities such as the patented spiral entryway.


March 3, 2009

MCI reaches Canadian agreement, delivers coaches

Securing the contract with Winnipeg assembly plant workers is a key milestone, enabling MCI to continue its plan to successfully emerge from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, which it plans on exiting in late March, according to the company.


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