February 3, 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 development of alternative alignments and facility designs in the Highway 7 Corridor.

Thursday, February 6, 2003 Friday, February 7, 2003
2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Markville Mall, Upper Level Hillcrest Mall
5000 Highway 7 East (at McCowan) 9350 Yonge Street

Town of Markham Town of Richmond Hill
Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Woodbridge Memorial Arena
Islington Avenue and Highway 7

City of Vaughan


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

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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