Hurontario Light Rail Transit

Location:
Mississauga - Brampton
Project Type:
DBFOM - Design Build Finance Operate Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Transportation
Contract Value:
To be announced at Financial Close
Estimated Value for Money:
To be announced following Financial Close

About the Project:

The Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project is part of the Ontario Government's commitment to expand transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The LRT will run along Hurontario Street in Mississauga and Brampton and be fully integrated with municipal transit systems.

Status

  • Request for Qualifications:
    Oct 18, 2016
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
  • Request for Proposals:
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:

Features

The project includes:

  • 20 kilometres of new dedicated rapid transit between Port Credit GO Station in Mississauga to the Gateway Terminal at Steeles Avenue in Brampton 
  • 22 surface stops serving: two urban growth centres, three mobility hubs, two GO Transit rail lines and a number of interchange stops with Brampton and Mississauga transit
  • A maintenance and storage facility for the light rail vehicles at Highway 407
  • Procurement of a fleet of light rail vehicles and operations of the system

Community and Green Benefits

  • increased reliability and comfort for passengers riding on the LRT system
  • reduced traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption
  • improved quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
  • a reduced number of buses travelling along Hurontario Street

Economic Benefits

Design and construction of the LRT will generate employment opportunities, produce significant benefits for commuters as well as revitalize development along Hurontario Street. 

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