Sept 11, 2016
President and CEO
Dear Mr McCuaig,
I am writing on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA), to voice the concern of Mimico residents regarding major delays in the implementation schedule for improvements to Mimico Station.
The Mimico GO Station preliminary design includes two new pedestrian tunnels plus tunnel entrance structures, elevators and stairs. In early 2016, we were told this work would begin in 2016, however in an Aug 2016 Metrolinx update, we learned that Mimico GO Station detailed design & construction is scheduled for 2018 to early 2021. This is a full two years later than originally planned.
Construction for accessible, barrier free access needs to start this year; however the start date for this necessary change continues to move further into the future. Mimico Station accessibility has been an ongoing issue for many years and waiting another 2 to 5 years is simply not an option.
We respectfully request that you let us know what can be done to implement these much needed changes as soon as possible.
Mimico Residents Association
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