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Divyesh Mistry

Divyesh loves cities and urban issues. He writes for Bramptonist because it's fun and he wants the rest of the city to be as knowledgeable about the inner workings as he does.

City Poised to Sell Off Heritage Theatre Block

Sitting empty since the Rose Theatre was built, the city is likely to sell off the entire set of buildings known as the Heritage Theatre...

Bramalea GO Getting a Major Overhaul

A few years from now, Bramalea GO could look nothing like what is currently looks. Metrolinx is planning a major overhaul of the station and...

City Planning Heavyweight Called in to Make Brampton Future Ready

Eight months after firing chief planner Marilyn Ball, along with removing 24 other managerial positions, the City of Brampton hired a new head of planning. Rob Elliot...

City’s Latest Public Works Building Wins Design Excellence Award

A rendering of phase one of the new Williams Parkway Operations Centre. The city's new Public Works Operations Centre on Williams Parkway is sleek and...

Brampton’s GO Train Corridor Getting $750 Million in Upgrades

The federal government announced $1.899 billion in funding today in order to upgrade service on several train corridors as part of its Regional Express Rail (RER)...

New State of the Art Sports Field Opening in Brampton

Heart Lake Secondary School is getting a brand new, modern sports field. The Peel District School Board (PDSB), in partnership with Ottawa-based Footy Sevens, is...

Brampton Transit Proposing Major Service Overhaul For Fall 2017

It's the time of year when Brampton Transit previews what new service initiatives they plan to roll out in the fall, hoping to get...

This Fantasy Map Imagines Brampton’s Future Transit System

With multiple parties creating transit plans to suit their vision, Bramptonist has thrown a hat in the ring with an exorbitantly expensive, probably unrealistic, unlikely...

Ryerson and Sheridan Partner for New Brampton Campus

The new university campus in Brampton will be a partnership between Ryerson University and Sheridan College. When the provincial government announced the start of the...

Brampton Is Getting Electric Buses as Early as 2018

Buses running solely on electricity could be rolling down the streets of Brampton as early as 2018. The Pan-Ontario Electric Bus Demonstration & Integration Trail...

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