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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.

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...

4 Places Brampton Could Put Its Future University

With the process for placing a new university campus in Brampton beginning, everyone is still wondering where the city will offer land or a...

Brampton Transit Raising Adult Fares on March 6

Transit riders take note, Brampton Transit is raising fares on March 6, 2017.Only adult fares are rising at this point. The transit agency says...

Council Approves $4.4 Million to Study Alternative LRT Routes

City council has approved a $4.4 million budget amendment to begin the process of conducting Environmental Assessment Studies for alternative light rail transit (LRT)...

How Brampton Can Solve its Affordable Housing Crisis

Brampton's current lack of affordable housing has been caused in part by the endless amounts of detached housing, geared towards people of middle to...

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