Join me and my colleagues next week to discuss the proposed Metrolinx expansion of the Georgetown South transit line and the rail link from Union Station to Pearson. The Board of Health supports expanded public transit as a way to reduce vehicle traffic, but remains concerned about health risks and air quality impacts predicted with the proposed diesel rail expansion.
Date: Monday, March 22, 2010
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Place: Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.
Moderator: Eva Ligeti, Executive Director, Clean Air Partnership
Panelists: Gary McNeil, Executive VP, Metrolinx
Minister of the Environment, Ontario (invited)
Prof. Christopher Kennedy, Transportation Infrastructure Expert
Dr. David McKeown, Toronto Medical Officer of Health
Questions from the audience will follow the panel discussion.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration necessary.