April 17, 2003

York Region Rapid Transit Plan Public Consultation on the Highway 7 Corridor Environment Assessment


April 17, 2003 York Region Rapid Transit Plan Public Consultation on the Highway 7 Corridor Environment Assessment

NEWMARKET As part of the York Region Rapid Transit Plan (YRTP) to create a network of rapid transit across the Regional Municipality of York, studies are underway in two major transit corridors and two connecting links to the City of Toronto.

Residents and business owners are invited and encouraged to attend one of three upcoming Public Consultation Centres to comment on the design and alignment alternatives and station facility locations in the Highway 7 Corridor Environmental Assessment (EA).

Thursday, April 24, 2003
3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hillcrest Mal
9350 Yonge Street
Town of Richmond Hill

Friday, April 25, 2003
3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Chancellor Community Centre
350 Ansley Grove Avenue
City of Vaughan

Saturday, April 26, 2003
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Markville Mall
5000 Highway 7
Town of Markham

BACKGROUND:

For additional information on this study, visit the York Region Rapid Transit Plan Web site at www.region.york.on.ca/yrtp

For more information on the Regional Municipality of York, the services we offer and links to our nine area municipalities, visit our Web site at www.region.york.on.ca


The Regional Municipality of York is committed to providing cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities.  York Region is comprised of the following nine area municipalities:  Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  For more information, visit our Web site at:  www.region.york.on.ca

Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region

 
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