Niagara Region, in partnership with the municipalities of Grimsby, Lincoln, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, and in consultation with Metrolinx, is undertaking a GO Transit Hub and Transit Stations Study.
The study will support the introduction of two-way GO train service between Niagara Falls and Hamilton. It will involve the preparation of:
The Hub and Transit Station Study area plans will help to support and inform many ongoing strategic initiatives, including the:
The goals and objectives of the study are to:
The study stages flow chart shows the phases of the GO Hub and Transit Station Study and where we currently are in the process.
Phase 1: Study context and site review took place in Winter / Spring 2016 and has been completed
Phase 2: Prepare vision and principles for the study areas in Summer 2016 has been completed
Phase 3: Prepare draft secondary plans for the study areas in Fall / Winter 2017. This work is currently being done.
Phase 4: Complete primary zone technical analysis in Winter / Spring 2017
Phase 5: Prepare station area design and layout in Spring 2017
Phase 6: Complete implementation and planning framework update in Summer 2017
Diana Morreale, MCIP, RPP
905-980-6000 ext. 3367 or 1-800-263-7215
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