November 21, 2008
Media Release

Transportation Master Plan public consultation

Public meetings enable residents to learn more and have a say
NEWMARKET York Region residents are invited to participate in public consultations as part of the update to The Regional Municipality of York's Transportation Master Plan.  The public consultations feature an open house followed by a town hall meeting and public discussion.
The update to the Transportation Master Plan is necessary to incorporate significant increases in the Government of Ontario's forecasts of York Region's population, employment and the number of households in addition to changes in land use planning and environmental policies.
The remaining meetings this month are scheduled as follows:
Meeting Date & Municipality Location
Tuesday, November 25th
Town of Newmarket  
Newmarket Municipal Office
Council Chambers
395 Mulock Drive, Town of Newmarket
Thursday, November 27th
Town of Richmond Hill
York Region South Services Centre
Rooms ABC, 1st Floor
50 High Tech Road, Town of Richmond Hill
Three meetings were held earlier this month in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville on November 12th, the City of Vaughan on November 18th and in the Town of Markham on November 20th.
Time and format for these events
6:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Open house
7:00 to 7:30 p.m. - Presentation
7:30 to 9:00 p.m. - Facilitated Discussion
To obtain more information about the public meetings, please call York Region's Planning and Development Services Department staff at 905 830-4444, Ext. 1578 or toll-free at 1-877-464-9675, or send your request via email to
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Media Contact Tim Paleczny, Corporate Communications Specialist, York Region
 Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 1238, 416 297-9696 or Toll free 1-877-464-9675

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