Behind the name – The journey to get to ‘Hakimi Lebovic Stop’

Finding a strong name for a transit platform is no easy feat. Those important titles become part of the fabric of the community. In this latest stop on our Crosstown Progress series, we explore the distinguished origins – and status – of the Hakimi Lebovic Stop. Sometimes, it’s not ‘what’s in a name’, but rather … Continue reading Behind the name – The journey to get to ‘Hakimi Lebovic Stop’

No illusion – Magician Greg Frewin reveals Niagara Falls spectacles GO customers need to unlock

As Niagara Falls weekend GO service returns to take customers to and from the famous tourist destination, the area’s best known performer-in-residence – and one of the world’s most accomplished magicians – explains why the Falls have him locked up tight. Greg Frewin has pulled off one of the most elaborate feats in the history … Continue reading No illusion – Magician Greg Frewin reveals Niagara Falls spectacles GO customers need to unlock

How your mild-mannered backpack can become a menace to society – and other tips GO riders need to know

Metrolinx launches safety campaign to raise awareness of avoidable issues across our GO Transit system. We don’t want to get on your back – but for everyone’s sake, and safety, we are going to put a bit of weight on your shoulders. Even as we ask you to take off that backpack, that’s waving in … Continue reading How your mild-mannered backpack can become a menace to society – and other tips GO riders need to know

Crosstown Progress? It’s all about the tracks being made along Toronto’s Golden Mile

In this part of our continuing series on the state of construction along Eglinton’s light rail transit (LRT) line – as well as the important features to come – we’re stepping off on stops at O’Connor and Pharmacy. If you want to know how far we’ve come, just follow our tracks. For local community members … Continue reading Crosstown Progress? It’s all about the tracks being made along Toronto’s Golden Mile

Coming up to a take a breath in Toronto’s complex Crosstown construction

In this next chapter of our continuing Crosstown Progress series, profiling every major element of construction along the Eglinton light rail transit (LRT) line, we’re in the fresh spring air for stops at both Wynford and Sloane. This is no simple matter. Construction for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line has been far from elementary for … Continue reading Coming up to a take a breath in Toronto’s complex Crosstown construction

Aga Khan Park and Museum will open door to importance of Muslim civilizations to world heritage

On this stop in our ongoing Crosstown Progress series, exploring each important element along the Eglinton light rail transit (LRT) system, we arrive at a platform that will give customers the chance to explore important ties to a global past. We know the reach of each station along the Crosstown LRT project doesn’t start and … Continue reading Aga Khan Park and Museum will open door to importance of Muslim civilizations to world heritage

Science Centre provides unique portal of discovery for Crosstown station

In the latest stop in our ongoing Crosstown Progress tour – visiting every major feature along Toronto’s future Eglinton light rail transit (LRT) system – we’re looking at the tech and effort used for the Science Centre Station. A lot of sophisticated know-how takes place to be able to build a major light rail transit system in … Continue reading Science Centre provides unique portal of discovery for Crosstown station

Java, the hunt – We take GO and UP Express customers on an early morning Union Station coffee run

Most public transit users don’t run unless first fueled by that magic bean elixir. Cups runneth over with choices inside Toronto’s premier transit hub. We exit our trains and step down from our buses and we are unified in one desire. Find that cup of coffee. We are the ornery army of under-caffeinated commuters who … Continue reading Java, the hunt – We take GO and UP Express customers on an early morning Union Station coffee run