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Aurora Banner - Jeremy Grimaldi, November 14, 2016

BIG 5: York Region’s most dangerous intersections revealed

The five most dangerous intersections in York Region are, for the most part, directly related to volume of traffic, according to Brian Titherington, the region’s director of road and traffic operations. Statistics show between 90 to 95 per cent of all North American crashes are due to driver error.

Newmarket Era,

Newmarket’s Yonge Street road construction could run into 2019

Yonge Street road construction is still in its early stages, but local transit officials are already bracing for project delays. After initially pegging December 2018 as the potential completion date for construction on the $430-million Yonge reconstruction, it appears timelines are already “under pressure” and work will likely continue into 2019, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation president Mary-Frances Turner told Newmarket’s committee of the whole Nov. 7.

Lisa Queen, November 2, 2016

York Region eyes boosting YRT/Viva public transit bus fares

It looks like York Region public transit riders will be paying more to ride the bus over the next three years. Regional councillors will look at boosting YRT/Viva fares at a committee meeting Thursday. Any decision to would have to be endorsed by council Nov. 17.

BY KAELEIGH PHILLIPS, August 10, 2016

York Region launches “Yonge Subway Now” campaign

Regional Municipality of York has launched its “Yonge Subway Now” campaign in an effort to pressure the provincial and federal governments to expedite the controversial Yonge subway extension into Richmond Hill.

thestar.com, July 19, 2016

Metrolinx transit plan is on a roll

Your editorial fails to recognize that we are in the midst of the largest transit infrastructure build out in Ontario’s history, and by doing so, allows for rhetoric to deafen the reality that results are being delivered in every corner of this city and across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

DAVID FLEISCHER - Torontoist, July 15, 2016

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Yonge Subway Extension

While the Scarborough subway circus is in full bloom, you may miss the hullabaloo surrounding another suburban plan, the Yonge North Extension. It would take the Yonge subway seven kilometres north from its current terminus at Finch, across Steeles Avenue and into York Region.
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