Council ratifies Collective Agreement with Transit Union

This post, from November 27, has information on Council ratifying a four-year collective agreement with ATU Local 107.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Council has ratified a four-year collective agreement with ATU Local 107, the union representing HSR bus operators, mechanics and other transit workers.

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Mayor’s statement on transit disruption

This post, from November 14, contains a statement from Mayor Horvath regarding the current transit disruption.

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Mayor Horwath has issued a statement about the ongoing transit disruption currently affecting transit users throughout the city.

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HSR transit disruption to start on November 9

This post, from November 7, has information on an upcoming disruption to HSR service.

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The City is encouraging transit users to prepare for a transit disruption as negotiations with ATU Local 107 have stalled as the City address in the following media release.

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Transit users should prepare for disruption

This post, from October 26, has information for transit users about the potential for service disruption.

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The City of Hamilton is advising transit users of the potential of a disruption to service as ATU Local 107 is now in a strike position.

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HSR Updates for September 2023

This post, from August 9, is an update on the HSR’s fair increase as well as information on upcoming service improvements across the HSR, including Ward 8’s 41 route.

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The HSR will be implementing service improvements related to year seven of its Ten-year Local Transit Strategy, ensuring that the HSR continues to grow, enhance connectivity across the City and improve customer’s experiences.

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Youth ride 50% off with a PRESTO card

This post, from June 23, has details on how youth can ride the HSR for 50% off this summer.

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The HSR is once again offering half price fares to youth who hold a PRESTO card.

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HSR’s (Re)Designed Network Consultation and Community Open House at Westmount Rec Centre

This post, from May 30, has details on a public consultation and open house at the Westmount Rec Centre on June 8th.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Transit Division will be hosting the re(Designed) Network event on Wednesday, June 8th between 3-7pm at the Westmount Recreation Centre.

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HSR’s (re)Designed Network

This post, from April 24, has details on the HSR’s (re)envision campaign, which is seeking public feedback.

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As the HSR continues its redesign on its transit network, it is seeking your feedback .

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(Re)envision the HSR looks at local transit overhaul

This post, from April 3, has details on the (Re)envision the HSR report.

A revamped and overhauled transit strategy was released on Monday, which includes longer HSR service hours, faster trips with fewer stops, and future LRT and GO Transit integration that would encourage seamless travel.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko