Four new GO Train stations have the potential to create 21,000 jobs according to a recent economic impact analysis.
According to the economic impact analysis:
“The project has the potential to generate $1.1 billion in transit-oriented, walkable urban development that would enable:
The creation of 21,000 permanent new jobs
6,000 person years in construction employment
6,000 homes to be built within walking distance of a GO station
More than $70 million in annual savings for residents related to time, vehicle costs and
improved road safety
A significant reduction in the amount of CO 2 emissions by decreasing private vehicle use by
50 million kilometers a year.”
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Read Employment E-News – May 2016 – It’s Time to Grow
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