[Since the Star has hotlinked my site from their article, it might be nice if there was actually some content here for any visitors to read. Hence this piece.]
Today, Queen’s Park announced that GO Transit would fund the construction of a regional terminal at Kipling Station for joint use by GO and Mississauga Transit. Amusingly, this project was not part of MoveOntario, but, like many other bits and pieces, was overlooked in the rush to put together Dalton McGuinty’s transit plan.
Oddly, nobody from the City or TTC was at the announcement even though the new terminal will sit on their land. The TTC design for a new Kipling Station came out late last year, and it’s hardly news. All we were waiting for was funding, and that arrived today. However, Queen’s Park seems only concerned with the regional part of the project and it remains to be seen how the City/TTC portion, which includes redevelopment of some lands at Islington, will fit into everything. Continue reading