Four new GO Train stations have the potential to create 21,000 jobs according to a recent economic impact analysis.
The analysis shows that an extension of four new GO stations through Oshawa to Bowmanville would unlock both re-development and
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
the amount of CO
emissions by decreasing private vehicle use by
50 million kilometers a year."
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