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Newmarket Era, May 22, 2015

Newmarket’s Davis Drive named one of CAA’s Worst Roads

"Stay calm, we're on it." That's the message from Newmarket Mayor Tony Van Bynen to residents after finding out Davis Drive placed second in the Halton-Peel-York-Durham area in the 2015 CAA Worst Roads campaign this week. "Davis has been recognized for decades as being problematic for our community, in terms of congestion, capacity and safety," Van Bynen said. "That's one of the reasons why we've made Davis a priority going forward. We'll see substantive change in the very near future.", May 21, 2015

Province picks Markham for new York U.-Seneca campus

York University is coming to Markham. Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities made the official announcement during a press conference Wednesday at the future site of the new campus at Markham Centre.

National Post,

Allan Richarz: Bringing our trains into the late 20th century

The bellwether in terms of advanced rail technology is the extensive, ultra-modern and truly impressive transportation system enjoyed in Japan; unsurprising given their 22 billion annual passenger trips, and being home to 44 of the world’s 50 busiest train stations.

Toronto Star,

New Metrolinx trip planner eight years in the making

Eight years ago — before it was even known as Metrolinx — the newborn Greater Toronto Transportation Authority promised a region-wide, web-based transit trip planner. The idea was to provide a tool that would help riders plan a journey beginning-to-end, even if it required using multiple municipal transit services and GO