Do the Math: LRT vs Tax! (video)

EVENT VIDEO! On February 11, Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko, Ward 1 Councillor Maureen Wilson and Ward 3 Councillor Nrinder Nann hosted Joe Minicozzi, one of the world’s most respected urban planners to talk about cities, community wealth, economics, and what it means to you!

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Electric Buses Will Not Replace LRT

With the cancellation of LRT and the Province’s offer to invest one billion dollars towards transportation in Hamilton, there has been increased discussion about electric buses as an alternative to rapid transit.
While I support a transition to an electric HSR bus fleet as a possible mitigation measure to help meet Hamilton’s Climate Change goals – it is important to note that electric buses on their own will not replace LRT.

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Join us on February 11th for Do the Math!

What does math have to do with how and where cities develop? What does this have to do with the city’s budget and your property taxes? It has EVERYTHING to do with them!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

What does math have to do with how and where cities develop? What does this have to do with the city’s budget and your property taxes? It has EVERYTHING to do with them!

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Hamilton Transportation Task Force Update

Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney recently announced the naming of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force.

The Task Force will provide recommendations to the government on how the $1 billion dollars originally slated for LRT development will be used after the cancellation of the project by Minister Mulroney.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney recently announced the naming of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force.

The Task Force will provide recommendations to the government on how the $1 billion dollars originally slated for LRT development will be used after the cancellation of the project by Minister Mulroney.

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Hamilton LRT Construction Relocation Work Underway

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

This fall, the City of Hamilton has begun initial underground relocation of services in advance of LRT construction.

LRT is currently out to tender with a successful construction consortium anticipated to be selected by Metrolinx in the spring of 2020.

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Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) Spring 2019 Progress Update

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

At our General Issues Committee (GIC) meeting on May 15, 2019, Hamilton City Council received a project update from LRT Project Office Director Kris Jacobson (click here to download a copy of the report).

The following is a summary of the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) progress update…

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