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Metrolinx board of directors meets, December 7

The Metrolinx board of directors is holding its next meeting tomorrow, Thursday, December 7.

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 10:10 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 the board about various Metrolinx divisions, services and projects, including:

  • the Metrolinx privacy policy and concerns about releasing PRESTO user information to police. (You can read the report here (.pdf).
  • public and government feedback on the draft 2041 regional transportation plan for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • the benefits of releasing Metrolinx business case analyses to the public. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • the study on the feasibility of hydrogen fuel cells powering GO trains. (You can view the presentation here (.pdf).)
  • the strategy for procuring proponents to build on-corridor infrastructure for the regional express rail project. (You can view the presentation here. (.pdf))

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