Ministry of Transportation
Providing Better Access to Transit, Easing Congestion and Improving Commutes
Mississauga, ON – Dec 18, 2017
Renforth Station, part of the Mississauga Transitway, officially opened today by all three levels of government. With the final station now open, the completed Transitway will continue to make east-west travel across Mississauga faster and more convenient for commuters in the region.
The Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation; the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Malton, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Bonnie Crombie, Mayor of Mississauga and Peter Zuk, Chief Capital Officer of Metrolinx, were at Renforth Station today to officially open the new bus station and mark the completion of the transitway.
Renforth Station is the eastern-most stop of the 18-kilometre Mississauga Transitway and provides commuters with consistent travel times, better access to GO Transit, MiWay, and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), and provides a service connection to Toronto Pearson International Airport. The station includes:
- Heated shelters
- Public washrooms
- Bus platforms with ticket vending machines
- Information boards and elevators.
The Mississauga Transitway project is funded through a joint partnership between all three levels of government. The Government of Canada has contributed up to $83 million to the project through the Canada Strategic Infrastructure Fund. The Province of Ontario has provided $113 million towards the project which includes investment in GO Transit assets related to the transitway. The City of Mississauga and the Province of Ontario funded the remaining project costs.
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