Ottawa urged to address long waits at Niagara border crossings

From the Globe and Mail: Wait times at Canada’s second-busiest border crossing can stretch to hours, according to mayors and bridge authorities in Ontario’s Niagara Region who are pleading with Ottawa to boost staffing levels to ease the congestion, especially as the busy Peace Bridge prepares to reduce its operating lanes next month.

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Paid parking coming to Niagara Glen, Thompson Point

From Niagara This Week: Visitors will now have to pay for parking at two Niagara Parks lots. Visitors to Thompson Point will be charged for parking starting this month while the same will come to the lot at the Niagara Glen Nature Centre starting next spring. In a news release, the Niagara Parks Commission said…

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Looking to improve traffic congestion near Rainbow Bridge

From the St Catharines Standard: It can be a driver’s traffic nightmare – getting to or from the Rainbow Bridge and having to use Falls Ave, Roberts St. or Bender Hill. There’s no easy way in or out, and when combined with tourists who might not be sure where they are going, it compounds the…

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