Learn about five W’s of tree planting as Metrolinx works to lay groundwork for GO Expansion

Take a behind the scenes look at how Toronto and Region Conservation Authority manages tree planting and how their expertise has helped Metrolinx start rolling out the GO Expansion tree compensation program. Let’s branch out on this one. Your high school science teacher was right - trees are the lungs of our cities.   They … Continue reading Learn about five W’s of tree planting as Metrolinx works to lay groundwork for GO Expansion

Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line between Laird and Kennedy is now energized. We're plugging you in with all the details. Crews have powered up the overheard catenary system (OCS) that will soon  test the Crosstown light rail vehicles on the eastern portion of the transit alignment.   The OCS is installed on poles and overhead supports along the light rail transit (LRT) tracks.  The … Continue reading Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

Metrolinx frontline public transit workers eligible for vaccination May 10

Since January 2020, Metrolinx has kept everyone updated on the actions to limit the spread of the virus including any new efforts implemented to keep everyone safe and been transparent about the number of staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s the latest update, including vaccinations. Transportation workers who are unable to work from … Continue reading Metrolinx frontline public transit workers eligible for vaccination May 10

Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Metrolinx continues to work with the community to deliver new rapid transit – the Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project (DSBRT). The  Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project will bring 36-kilometers of bus rapid transit that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and connect with Scarborough Centre, the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus … Continue reading Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

We continue to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route, thanks to images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, you’ll go inside and out at two different stations along the LRT route. One look inside the Kennedy Crosstown LRT station shows you … Continue reading Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

A GO Transit wildlife rescue that will give you goose bumps

We’re not alone. While the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region of Ontario is the most densely populated area of the country, it’s not just humans who call it home. Wildlife is all around. That means GO Transit interacts constantly with Mother Nature. Here, Anne Marie Aikins, head of media relations for Metrolinx, writes about one recent … Continue reading A GO Transit wildlife rescue that will give you goose bumps

How the Yonge North Subway Extension will offset traffic congestion and keep the region moving

The Yonge North Subway Extension will support sustainable growth while creating transit hubs that will connect communities across York Region. Here’s a detailed look at how that will work, including how much time it will save on commutes when compared with, say, watching the best of Star Wars on repeat. The Yonge North Subway Extension … Continue reading How the Yonge North Subway Extension will offset traffic congestion and keep the region moving