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Diverse area faces many challenges
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Josey, Stan
Date: Jan 1, 1999
Start Page: 1
Section: NEWS
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[Roger Anderson] said the region will continue to lobby the province to widen Highway 401 all the way east to Garden St. in [Whitby]. As well, it wants new interchanges at Pickering Beach Rd. in Ajax, Lakeridge Rd. in Whitby and Stevenson Rd. in Oshawa.

Another major sore point in the transportation nightmare across Durham's border has been Toronto's unwillingness to complete the Taunton Rd.-Steeles Ave. connection across the Durham-Toronto border.

Anderson and fellow Durham Region politicians warn it could be very easy for the City of Toronto to gain control of the new GTSB, because of the voting structure outlined in provincial legislation. (Although Toronto has a minority of the board's 41 members, voting is weighted by population so the city casts half the votes.)

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