Are you tired of making the tireless trek to your job every day? Commuting in the GTA can be a drag, and it’s no surprise. After all, in the last 20 years the average commute in the GTA increased by over five minutes! With 20% of Ontario commuters feeling crunched and rushed while commuting, it’s no secret why people are sick of the commuting times.
Are you ready for a change? If you’re ready to take back your time and slash your commute in half, consider moving to a Hamilton condo. This up-and-coming neighbourhood wants you to be its next resident, and if you’ve been on the fence because of your crazy commute we want to set the record straight. Below are a few of the many reasons why living in a new condo in Hamilton, ON is going to be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made.
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN HAMILTON AND TORONTO HASN’T INCREASED IN 20 YEARS
If you drive a vehicle and you’ve tried commuting between Hamilton and Toronto, you may think we’re crazy for saying this. You are correct; the amount of vehicles on the road has gone up so much that it’s enough to make your head spin. Offsetting the congestion though are some of Canada’s finest options for public transportation – with more options currently on the way. This is the beauty of buying a new condo in Hamilton and commuting to your job in Toronto: despite the congestion, getting there can be a breeze.
TWO GO STATIONS IN HAMILTON
Residents currently have two options for riding GO Stations in Hamilton:
· Hamilton GO Centre.
· West Harbour GO Station.
Each station is located at 36 Hunter St. E and 353 James St. N, respectively. Not in the area? Consider catching your commute at another station: Aldershot Station. Located at 1199 Waterdown Rd. in Burlington, it may just become your go-to station for getting around the GTA.
Speaking of additional stations, if you don’t mind waiting at a GO bus stop, you have two options: the stop at McMaster University and a stop at the intersection located on King St. W and Dundurn St. N. But that’s not all! Hamilton’s Confederation GO Station is coming very soon and it will be simple to access from communities such as Harmony and Country Ridge Estates. Options are
what buying a new condo in Hamilton is all about: move here and discover the beauty of having commuting options!
FOUR OPTIONS FOR PUBLIC COMMUTING
Believe it or not, your Hamilton-to-Toronto commute gives you four options of travel:
· Transferring from bus to train.
· As mentioned, the various GO Bus stops scattered throughout Hamilton.
With that being said, keep in mind that just because these options are available does not mean they will be available at all hours of the day. It is your responsibility to cross-check these commutes with your own commute. The last thing you want to do is assume you can catch a bus right after you get off work only to discover you have a bit of a wait. Hamilton’s public transportation can’t make magic, but by planning ahead what it can do is save you a ton of time from having to drive long hours to your new condo and workplace.
Hamilton BLAST Network
Hey, that sounds like a pretty big deal! And it is! BLAST is an ambitious initiative that encompasses the best of the Canadian spirit. Part light rail, part bus, this rapid transit system will feature five lines:
Here’s how convenient it’s going to be to use the GO Stations. Anytime you want to reach any GO Station between Toronto and Hamilton, all you have to do is jump on any of these five lines; and this is magical: like magic, you will be there in a flash! Perfect for your commute to Toronto and back, ideal for getting around the city, the Hamilton BLAST Network is the future of Hamilton – and we know you’re going to love it!