Improved GO Station for Commuters in Bramalea
Ontario Investing in Public Transit, Creating Jobs
Ontario is making it easier for commuters to take public transit with improvements to the Bramalea GO Station.
Work is already underway and includes extending the platform to accommodate 12-passenger cars that will add about 300 extra seats per trip. Repairs are also being made to the south parking lot, with the addition of a new Kiss ‘N’ Ride shelter and a platform canopy complete with heated shelters. Work is expected to be complete by fall 2017.
Investing in transit is part of the government’s economic plan for Ontario. The four part plan is building Ontario up by investing in people’s talents and skills, building new public infrastructure like roads and transit, creating a dynamic, supportive environment where business thrives, and building a secure savings plan so everyone can afford to retire.
“These improvements will provide commuters using the Bramalea GO Station every day a better, more accessible station and make provisions for the increased services underway.”
— Harinder Malhi, MPP, Brampton-Springdale
“Our unprecedented public transit investments are making transit a better choice for commuters. This is further proof of our government’s commitment to making the daily commute and quality of life better for Ontario families.”
— Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation
“We’re improving Bramalea GO Station to make it easier for our existing and future customers to take public transit. It’s part of our plan to build a fast, convenient and integrated transit network here in the GTHA.”
— Greg Percy, President, GO Transit
- Since 2003, the Ontario government has extended GO’s rail network by nearly 90 kilometres, opened 10 new GO stations and rebuilt two existing stations, and added over 30,000 parking spots across the system.
- GO Transit carries approximately 66 million passengers per year.
- Over the past year, GO Trains have arrived on schedule 93 per cent of the time.