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Transit investment is critical to attracting young workers and employers to Hamilton.
Improved GO service was one factor which brought us to Hamilton 20 years ago as a young couple. Soon our life and work were in Hamilton instead of commuting.
If we want to attract young people today -- with their energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirt -- then we must get moving on LRT. Millennials will settle in cities that have transit infrastructure and employers will move with them. Once they they settle in a community, they're locked in for 20 years.
Yes, there will be pain during construction. Visionary people understand short-term pain for long-term gain.
Investments happening in downtown Hamilton are directly related to LRT. LRT in Kitchener-Waterloo is an important factor in the expansion of knowledge companies like Google and Shopify there.
We must invest in LRT or Hamilton will lose a generation of talented young workers to other more visionary cities. Many of their parents will follow.
On Monday, Vote #yesLRT
There is only one way to stop the anti-LRT gang from derailing the biggest public infrastructure investment in the city's history.
Support the #yesLRT Campaign
A broad coalition of LRT supporters including Hamilton Light Rail has come together with a new campaign called #yesLRT to make sure this project stays on the rails through the upcoming municipal election.