On Friday was at the announcement that with provincial and federal funding, GO buses will start in September. A few weeks ago, it was announced that the train tracks are undergoing an upgrade. So GO train is on its way to the Region.
Downside, it wil probably be Park and Ride by the 401, so the Region needs to get buses to the lot.
Also, this coming Tuesday, we will be moving into final discussions about Rail or Bus for light rapid transit. Look on the Region website for details.
Which ever is chosen it will mean, jobs, jobs, jobs. For light rail, 23,000 in the intensification around the stations. 11,000 for jobs with the buses.
plus the jobs for building the system.
We need Canadian jobs both locally and to build the rail cars or buses to make this a recession busting project.