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This forum, hosted by the City of Toronto, is an opportunity for public discussion of the proposed Metrolinx expansion of the Georgetown South transit line and the rail link from Union Station to Pearson. The Board of Health supports expanded public transit as a way to reduce vehicle traffic, but remains concerned about health risks and air quality impacts predicted with the proposed diesel rail expansion.
Date: Monday, March 22, 2010Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Place: Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.
Moderator: Eva Ligeti, Executive Director, Clean Air PartnershipPanelists: Gary McNeil, Executive VP, Metrolinx Minister of the Environment, Ontario (invited)Prof. Christopher Kennedy, Transportation Infrastructure ExpertDr. David McKeown, Toronto Medical Officer of Health
Questions from the audience will follow the panel discussion.
This forum is hosted by City Councillors John Filion, Chair of the Toronto Board of Health, and Paula Fletcher, Chair, Parks & Environment Committee.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!
We need your help to get the word out!
Please help distribute Clean Train flyers to let residents know
about the City's Public Forum on the Metrolinx Proposal. Please pick up leaflets and route assignment When: Monday March 15, 6 - 8 pmTuesday march 16, 5 - 7 pm Where:86 Brock Ave(South of Dundas, up the stairs immediately south of the railway bridge) 416.536.9673 416.536.9673 Why:Residents need to know about the City Hall Clean Train Forum on March 22. A big turnout at the Forum is needed ANDPeople need to know that the fight is still on and we can win! The Clean Train Coalition Progress Report leaflet features both an announcement of the City Hall Forum and a concise report of current campaign issues. Please take a couple of hours next week to distribute this important message.
Let's fill the Council Chambers! This is your opportunity to ask questions of Metrolinx officials and show that there is public support for a clean, electric transit vision.
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