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Metrolinx board of directors meets, June 28

The Metrolinx board of directors is holding its next meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, June 28.

As usual, the agenda for the meeting contains both public and confidential items. The board will discuss the confidential items in a private session that starts at 8 a.m. The board then meets in public to discuss the other items on the agenda at 10:45 a.m. At the end of the public session, the board again meets privately.

The meeting takes place in the Peter R. Smith Boardroom, Union Station, West Wing, 4th Floor, 97 Front Street West.

You can view the agenda for the meeting here.

During its public session, the board will discuss, among other items on its agenda, staff reports updating it about various Metrolinx divisions, services and projects and proposing:

  • raising fares fares for GO Transit and Union Pearson express servoces by about 3 percent in September. (The fare increase applies only to fares greater than $5.65.) (You can read the staff report here. (.pdf))
  • supporting both the extension of the Yonge branch of the TTC’s 1 Yonge - University subway northward to Richmond Hill and the future Relief Line. (You can view the presentation here. (.pdf))
  • finalizing the name of the easternmost station on the Mississauga Transitway as “Renforth”. (You can read the staff report here. (.pdf))

The board will also consider quarterly reports from various Metrolinx divisions, including: