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Feds target congestion at Bloor Yonge station as part of 1 Billion Dollar GTA transit investment

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The federal government is kicking in $1 billion for two major transit projects in the GTA, including an effort to relieve congestion at one of Toronto's most challenging public transit bottlenecks: Bloor-Yonge station.

Francois-Philippe Champagne, the federal minister of infrastructure and communities, stood alongside federal, provincial and civic politicians when announcing the funding at a press conference in Scarborough Monday morning.

The work at Bloor-Yonge station — "the busiest station, as we all know, in Toronto," Champagne noted — will include a new platform for Line 2, and modifications to the platform for Line 1.

Continue to read on: CBC News

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