Comment 66770

By Laura Cattari (anonymous) | Posted July 22, 2011 at 08:30:52

In a report dated Feb. 18th 2010, City Manager, Chris Murray submitted a report entitled International Event Opportunities – 2015 Pan Am Games Update (CM09006(b)), cited Go Transit "Construction is to begin in 2011, and service is to be in place by 2014. GO Transit recognizes that all day, two-way service train service is important for Hamilton from a PanAm perspective, but more important, from a City-building perspective." Did moving the site of the PanAm Stadium reduce the urgency and thereby change Go Transit timeline?
According to his report shovels should be hitting dirt this year but by latest press coverage sounds like it is a decade off or more. Development implications of a delay are enormous.
The August 9th, City Council GIC should be an interesting one.

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