York Region announces $4.7B in capital spending over 10 years
The Regional Municipality of York has announced that it will invest a total of $4.7 billion in capital projects over the next decade.
York Regional Council received updates on roads, transit, water and wastewater infrastructure investments needed to provide accessible travel options, safe and reliable water and wastewater services, and support growing communities.
“York Region continues to plan and invest in the future of our communities,” said York Region Chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson. “Building and maintaining our road network, ensuring ease of travel and safeguarding our water and forests allows our communities to grow in an efficient way.”
York Region has 10-year capital plan to ensure infrastructure is in place and maintained for current needs and future growth. The 10-year Roads and Transit Capital Plan will invest $2.3 billion for projects, including:
The 10-year Water and Wastewater Capital Plan will invest $2.4 billion with over 140 projects in progress, including:
The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns, and provides a variety of programs and services to almost 1.2 million residents, 50,000 businesses and 595,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at york.ca/regionalservices
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