Tag Archives: LRT

Commuting and the Impact of LRT

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In a press release last week, Sustainable Waterloo Region highlighted a few of the benefits that light rail transit would bring to our Region, including reducing need for costly parking spaces, recruiting top young talent, and reducing GHG emissions. We reported that, of those keeping track, commuting emissions constitute more than 24% of a Regional […]

Sustainable Waterloo Recommends Region-Wide Light Rail Transit

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(Waterloo, ON) May 5, 2011 – Sustainable Waterloo supports Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Waterloo Region. In a position statement released on Thursday, May 5th, 2011, the organization stated that it is supportive of the Region’s staff recommendation of L3b linking the Conestoga and Fairview Malls from Waterloo to Kitchener, but prefers implementation of the […]

Grappling with an Intimidating Possibility: Advocacy

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Sustainable Waterloo Region has historically been a non-profit focused on service delivery as a means of achieving our mission. Our mission, though it has evolved over the past three years, has always had the word ‘collaborative’ in it. And collaboration has been a core value since the beginning, while continuing to define the organization. Personally, […]