Post Tagged with: "LRT"

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GRT bus route changes affecting how students travel

Students have returned to Waterloo region for the upcoming school year, causing increased use of Grand River Transit services throughout Kitchener-Waterloo. Despite the recent implementation of the LRT many users of the GRT’s other services are unaware of the changes this caused to bus routes. 32 transit routes and programs were modified as a result of these changes, many of […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Local, News ·
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Uptown Waterloo continues with streetscape improvements

The City of Waterloo, in partnership with the Region of Waterloo, will be working towards improving the uptown streetscape starting this spring. The roadway improvements were proposed to begin on King Street from the ION tracks south of Erb Street and would continue up to University Avenue. The construction, in phase one, will include a single travel lane in each […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Update on LRT construction

Throughout the past year, the LRT construction has progressed steadily in Waterloo. The overall Ion Construction in Ontario includes installing 45 kilometres of new underground pipe, followed by the installation of approximately 36,000 metres of LRT track and 56,000 square metres of new sidewalk. Specifically, in uptown Waterloo, there is work being done in four key areas, as explained Melissa […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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LRT delayed due to Bombardier vehicle production

The Region of Waterloo has confirmed that the Light Rail Transit will no longer be up and running by late 2017, like they had initially hoped. Due to issues with Bombardier, the company that is manufacturing the actual vehicles, LRT operations have been delayed until early 2018. Regional Councillor Tom Galloway, who is also chair of the planning and works […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Local, News ·
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Questions raised regarding LRT

Students’ Union has been advocating to increase accessibility to Seagram Drive LRT stop for students

by Maddy Cutts· · Local, News, Slider ·