London’s pitch for a regional transportation hub drawing support

London, Ont. –

Thames Centre is backing a proposal to make London a regional centre for transportation and mobility.

On Tuesday, a motion by Deputy Mayor of Thames Centre Kelly Elliott was unanimous approved by municipal council.

It reads in part, “reliable, efficient and affordable regional transportation in Southwestern Ontario is imperative to the success of our region, including the need for passenger rail.”

An inter-community bus system now connects rural communities across Middlesex County.

London city hall is developing a conceptual framework for a hub that would link rail, regional buses, rapid transit, and