Metrolinx Funds Local Initiatives

Looking over Lawrence Ave to the future Weston Go Station (From GO Transit)

There’s not much notice given, but if you can come up with a ‘community based initiative’, Metrolinx might fund it to the value of up to $1000. These initiatives along the Georgetown South rail corridor are intended to help beautify areas around tracks and stations or facilitate use of the rail corridor through car pooling and other means. The full details and application form can be accessed here.

OK then, let’s get started: do you have an idea for a mural, a bike rack, a hanging basket or two? What about park benches for commuters waiting for a ride? Perhaps a Welcome To Weston information board outside the station listing attractions and businesses on a map…

Get your skates on; the deadline is December 16th!