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Niagara Region transit service enhancements start in January

Niagara Region transit service enhancements start in January

Niagara Region press release – This winter Niagara residents will experience the benefits of Niagara Region Transit service enhancements involving extended hours, a new express route and the addition of a new stop. On Jan. 7, 2019 route and schedule improvements will begin and provide increased service capacity and additional transfer opportunities to give more options […]

Niagara Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

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Niagara Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region announced Thursday, Dec. 7/2018, that Jim Bradley has been appointed to the position of Regional Chair by a unanimous vote of Regional Council for the 2018-2022 term. Bradley was officially sworn in later Thursday, making him the eighth Regional Chair for the Niagara Region. Bradley began his political […]

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Let’s talk waste Niagara

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Let’s talk waste Niagara

Have your say on proposed waste collection service levels for the Region’s next waste collection contract ​This fall Niagara residents will have their chance to provide input on the proposed service level options for waste collection services in Niagara. Niagara Region oversees the curbside collection of garbage, recycling and organics throughout Niagara. By 2021, Niagara […]

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St. Catharines GO Transit Station Secondary Plan approved by Regional Council

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St. Catharines GO Transit Station Secondary Plan approved by Regional Council

​Niagara Region and the City of St. Catharines have worked closely to create a Secondary Plan that proactively envisions how future development and redevelopment will occur around the future GO Station site in St. Catharines. On Thursday, July 5, 2018, the St. Catharines GO Transit Station Secondary Plan was approved by Regional Council. Provincial commitment to […]

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Region enhancing front line services through new Public Health facility

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Region enhancing front line services through new Public Health facility

Niagara Region’s Public Health division in Niagara Falls is getting a brand new home at 7835 McLeod Road, across from the MacBain Community Centre, next to Lowes. The 21,500 sq. ft. facility being constructed by Villarboit Development Corporation in partnership with Niagara Region’s facilities department. The new construction will be a mixed use development with […]

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Moving Transit Forward – Niagara celebrates the start of seasonal GO Train Service

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Moving Transit Forward – Niagara celebrates the start of seasonal GO Train Service

Niagara celebrates the start of the tenth year of seasonal weekend GO Train Service to Niagara. Starting June 22/2018, GO Transit runs trains from Union Station along the Lakeshore West corridor, making stops at the existing St. Catharines and Niagara Falls VIA Rail stations. This seasonal service, which enjoyed a 40 percent increase in ridership in […]

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