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April 11, 2013
City of Toronto and Metrolinx to launch Smart Commute Scarborough
Representatives of the City of Toronto and Metrolinx will be joined by local businesses and community members tomorrow to launch Smart Commute Scarborough.

Date: Friday, April 12
Time: 1:30 to 2 p.m.
Location: University of Toronto Scarborough, Science Research Building, 1265 Military Trail
(Ellesmere Road and Morningside Avenue)

A brief introduction and video will be followed by a presentation of certificates to Smart Commute Scarborough's first business partners, the Toronto District School Board and the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Smart Commute is a program of Metrolinx and the municipalities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). The goal is to ease gridlock, improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while making commuting less expensive and more enjoyable.

The launch will take place in conjunction with the second annual Eastern GTA Eco Summit.

More information about Smart Commute Scarborough is available at

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Valerie Cassells
Senior Communications Coordinator



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