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Stage 2 ION: light rail transit from Kitchener to Cambridge

In June 2011, Region of Waterloo Council approved a staged approach to light rail transit (LRT) from Waterloo to Cambridge. Stage 1 ION includes LRT from Kitchener to Waterloo and ION bus service between Cambridge and Kitchener. 

Stage 2 ION will see ION bus service replaced by LRT, creating a continuous LRT system across the region's three urban centres. When approving LRT in 2011, the Stage 2 ION route and stop locations between Cambridge and Kitchener were endorsed by Regional Council. The Region of Waterloo is currently undertaking the detailed planning for Stage 2 ION. In June 2019 Regional Council endorsed the full preferred route for Stage 2 ION.

Map showing the Stage 2 ION route

Public Consultation Documents

View all public consultation documents for Stage 2 ION. 

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