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THE CANADIAN PRESS – Ontario hopes for 20 per cent traffic reduction during Pan Am Games

March 31, 2015

TORONTO – Ontario commuters will have to “do their part” to avoid gridlock during this summer’s Pan Am and Parapan Games, which will bring hundreds of thousands of people to a region already struggling with congestion, the province’s transportation minister said Tuesday.

Officials are banking on a 20 per cent reduction in traffic — through carpooling, transit use and other means — to keep delays at a minimum during the international competitions, they said, noting Vancouver reached a reduction of more than 30 per cent during the 2010 Olympic Games. Read More.