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Communication is key
It was delayed for a month, but the official groundbreaking of the new Ion light rail transit system took place yesterday, and it’s full speed ahead for the biggest infrastructure project in the Region of Waterloo’s history.
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Regional Chair Ken Seiling, Coun. Jim Wideman and Ontario Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca took part in the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Ion light rail transit project Thursday at the Dutton Street operations, maintenance and storage facility in Waterloo.
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New signage marks the spot of future LRT stops
It’s not a small dot on a map that marks the spot for the future Ion stops any longer, but 16 signs that will be placed at all the light rail transit stop locations.
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Show me the money
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Glen Murray was in Kitchener last Friday to reaffirm the provincial government’s investment in rapid and GO transit.
Judge sides with region on LRT
Light rail transit in Waterloo Region dodged a bullet Tuesday after a judge dismissed a request for a temporary injunction to stop the process.
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Three cities will pay for LRT
All three cities in the region will be paying for the LRT
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Mayoral candidate pushes province for referendum
Waterloo mayoral hopeful Dave MacDonald has asked the province to withhold its portion of the light rail transit funding until a regional referendum
Illustration courtesy of the Region of Waterloo
Region to defend LRT in court
Just one day before the region plans to ratify their decision to choose GrandLinq as the preferred consortium to design, build, finance, operate and maintain light rail transit, the region will have to convince a judge that it is within their power move forward.
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Kitchener’s LRT share could rise
If Cambridge doesn’t pay for light rail transit, Kitchener and Waterloo residents will have to pick up the whole tab
Region finalizing LRT funding
The region is still hammering out details with the federal government to finalize funding for light rail transit.
Region responds to LRT legal challenge
The region is still moving full steam ahead with light rail transit.
Illustration courtesy of the Region of Waterloo
Regional council accepts GrandLinq proposal
The Ion construction project is now just two short stops away from a signed agreement.
LRT cost unveiled Friday
Today, the Region of Waterloo will unveil the costs of light rail transit.
LRT timeline
The timeline includes important dates and events about LRT
Request to delay LRT contract ‘going nowhere’
No one at regional council made a peep about a letter received last week requesting that the light rail transit consortium contract be deferred until after this year’s election.
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Region to focus on promoting LRT in 2014
Regional councillors are going to rejig their message when it comes to communications on light rail transit.
Survey tracks LRT opinions
A new online survey is giving people the opportunity to share their opinion about the region’s light rail transit project.
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Mill St. to get LRT overhaul
The Mill and Ottawa Street intersection is about to get a complete overhaul, including the closure of part of Mill Street, in order to accommodate two future light rail tracks.
 
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