May 29, 2003

York Region Rapid Transit Plan Public Consultation on the Yonge Street 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 two upcoming Public Consultation Centres to comment on the design of alternatives and potential solutions for rapid transit in the Yonge Street Corridor.

Friday, June 6, 2003 Monday, June 9, 2003
3 p.m. to 9 p.m. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Hillcrest Mall Yorkhill Elementary School
9350 Yonge Street 350 Hilda Avenue
Town of Richmond Hill City of Vaughan


For additional information on this study, visit the York Region Rapid Transit Plan Web site at

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

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:

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

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