Apr. 9, 2016

Mississauga - Hurontario-Main LRT Project

About the LRT Project

A proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) project will bring 23 kilometres of new modern, reliable, rapid transit
Mississauga Mississauga and Brampton.

More than a transportation route, the LRT system is intended to be a means of economic and residential development, and improved quality of life throughout Mississauga and Brampton.

The LRT line will have up to 26 stops linking people to key destinations in Mississauga and Brampton by providing connections to many of the region's transit lines including:

Go Transit's Kitchener, Milton and Lakeshore West Rail Lines
Brampton Zum
Mississauga Transitway

Ridership on the LRT line is expected to be 35 million annually by 2031.

Benefits:

• A new transportation option to move more people in an efficient and sustainable manner.
• Access to reliable, comfortable and convenient transit.
• A City building project to encourage well-managed residential and economic growth to attract new business and improve employment opportunities.
• A dedicated right-of-way, separated from traffic.

The Government of Ontario has committed $1.6 billion to the Hurontario-Main LRT project – the estimated cost of the project. Metrolinx is leading the project with the cities of Mississauga and Brampton on the planning and design work to prepare the project for procurement and construction.
The project team will be reaching out to the community and stakeholders on updates and next steps in the process.