Waterloo region to implement light rail transit system by 2017
Council yet to decide private sector's level of involvement.
WATERLOO, ON, June 15, 2011: Jeff Outhit of The Record reports that the region of Waterloo has approved a rail transit plan that Council hopes will stimulate the economy by attracting business investment, save money on roads spending, and contribute to developing a sustainable community.
"In six years, expect to see trains on city streets, carrying passengers to work, home, and school.
In a historic decision, regional council voted 9-2 Wednesday to build an $818-million rail transit system, the largest public works project ever undertaken in the region..."
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Posted: June 28, 2011
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