LRT Discussion


Introduction

Welcome to our LRT information page.  In the following page we will attempt to update everyone on discussions and presentations offered to Kirkendall neighbours.  We will also provide links to other resources as they are available and we become aware of them.  Please send an email to communications(at)kirkendallhood.ca if you have anything you feel would help add to the discussion.

October 12, 2016

On October 12th, members of the KNA Developement Committee and KNA executive met with staff from Metrolinx and the Hamilton LRT project to receive a presentation on the Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (OSMF) to be located on the lands on and beside the Samee Metals building (old Westinghouse plant).

Please review the following two pdf’s for information regarding the presentation and the notes taken.

The KNA Development Committee is working on a public meeting on this topic.  We are looking at November 24th in the evening, and we will keep you up to date as we figure out all of the details.

If you have any questions or would like to be kept informed, please contact the Development Committee Chair, Mark Stewart at Mark(at)thestewarts.ca.

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November 24, 2016

The KNA hosted an LRT information session focusing on the new Operations Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF) for the LRT to be located by an extended Frid St. at the end of Chatham St. (The exact configuration is still to be determined).  In attendance was representatives of Ward 1, the City of Hamilton, Metrolinx and the Hamilton Metrolinx project team.

This was an opportunity to be informed about the new Facility, understand potential impact in the neighbourhood, and offer your opinion, ideas and ask questions.

All ideas, unanswered questions and concerns generated at the meeting will be incorporated into an official submission for the Environmental Assessment (EA) process now being completed for the project.  By doing so, these ideas etc. will be answered as part of the EA process.

The session was held at McMaster Innovation Park Room 1D at 7:00 pm on November 24th.  

Minutes: LRT Notes 24-11-16 KA Final

Presentation: OMSF – Kirkendall Neighbourhood Association

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Update – June 13, 2017

We are now welcoming comments and thoughts, in particular, about the Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF) as it will have direct impact on the Kirkendall neighbourhood. You can access the full report from the links below.

Focus on section 2.7 as it offers an overview.  Section 5 starting on Page 17 of the Noise and Vibration study is also important.  On page 28 of this report (section 5.1.6) are their recommendations.

Please forward all comments by June 19th to president@kirkendallhood.ca

 

The following has been copied from the City of Hamilton LRT website at: Hamilton.ca/LRT

NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT REPORT ADDENDUM
An addendum to the Environmental Project Report (EPR) for the Hamilton B-Line Light Rail Transit Project, including a summary and all other required documents, has been submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change an is now available for a 30-day review period from May 29 to June 28, 2017.

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