Saturday, June 27, 2009

City Planning Route For First Tramway

An artist's vision of a Montreal tram.
Photograph by: John Kenney, Gazette file photo

From The Montreal Gazette:

Within two weeks, Montrealers will know the route and projected ridership of the city's proposed new downtown tramway, which Mayor Gérald Tremblay wants rolling by 2013.

Before that, the city's executive committee will review a study of a tramway's economic benefits and ridership, said André Lavallée, city executive committee member responsible for transportation.

The study, which has not been made public, "is really convincing," Lavallée said.

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