Belleville Bus Terminal - Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo
N 44° 09.769 W 077° 22.905
18T E 309566 N 4892715
Quick Description: Opened in 1997 and remaned to Robert E. Ladoucier Transit Centre in 2008.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10/22/2014 6:46:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMMQ0C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
Views: 4

Long Description:

This Grand Opening plaque is located inside the Belleville Bus Terminal. Enter the building from the main doors on Pinnacle Street, and the plaque will be located on your left. the plaque reads:

OFFICIAL OPENING
BELLEVILLE BUS TERMINAL
SEPTEMBER 29, 1997

A JOINT PROJECT OF THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO
AND THE CITY OF BELLEVILLE

THE HONOURABLE AL PALLADINI, MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION
M.P.P. DOUG ROLLINS, QUNITE
MAYOR ROSS McDOUGALL

COUNCILLORS
PETER ANNIS
SELMA BOCHNEK
GERRY BOYCE
DOUGLAS CROSBIE
KAY MANDERVILLE
STU NEWELL
MANY ANN SILLS
BRIAN SMITH
WOULF TAUSENFREUND
COMMITTEE
COUNCILLOR DOUGLAS T. CROSBIE, CHAIR
COUNCILLOR KAY MANDERVILLE, VICE-CHAIR
JOE ANGELO P.ENG, CITY ENGINEER
ROBERT LADOUCIER, GENERAL MANAGER
BELLEVILLE TRANSIT



ROBERT ,ARTIUK, CHEIF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
DEDICATED TO THE TRANSIT USERS
OF
THE CITY OF BELLEVILLE
MOFFIT & DUNCAN
ARCHITECTS INC.
MIRTREN CONTRACTORS
LIMITED

The Belleville Bus Terminal, located at 165 Pinnacle Street, is the central hub of public transit in the city of Belleville, Ontario. It was opened in 1997 by Al Palladini, Doug Rollins, and Ross McDougall. On September 26 2008, the facility was renamed to Robert E. Ladoucier Transit Centre in honour of Robert Ladoucier, former manager of Belleville Transit, a position he held for more than 20 years.

Al Palladini (December 24, 1943 – March 7, 2001) was a Progressive Conservative MPP for the riding of York Centre (later Vaughan—King—Aurora) from 1995 until 2001. He served as Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism (1997-2001) and as Minister of Transportation (1995-1997). He operated a car dealership before and after his time as a politician Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Palladini; Accessed Nov 22, 2014

E.J. Douglas Rollins (November 7, 1938 – November 19, 2012) was a Progressive Conservative MPP for the riding of Quinte from 1995 to 1999. Rollins owned and operated a gas station in the east end of Belleville, and was involved in several community organizations including the Quinte Exhibition and Raceway, and as President of the Belleville Agricultural Society. Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Doug_Rollins; Accessed Nov 22, 2014

Ross McDougall was mayor of Belleville between 1994 to 2000, and is the President of McDougall Insurance Brokers in Belleville

What was opened/inaugurated?: Belleville Bus Terminal

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Al Palladini, Minister of Transportation

Date of the opening/inauguration?: SEPTEMBER 29, 1997

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