Come underground at the Eglinton Crosstown

The Toronto Star has an excellent look at Laird Station on the Eglinton Crosstown, one of three stations that is being mined. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw0LnRi4UcI Take a look, and a read of Ben Spurr’s story to get a look at where only our construction teams have gone so far. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/04/29/underground-eglinton-crosstown-lrt-stations-take-shape-with-unique-mining-technique.html  

Environmental efforts top of mind for Metrolinx President & CEO Phil Verster

During the month of April, spring is (normally) in the air and many are thinking of better ways to do more for the environment. Earth Day can also offer time to reflect on the things already being done to help protect and preserve nature. As part of the Metrolinx Sustainability Strategy, there are many initiatives … Continue reading Environmental efforts top of mind for Metrolinx President & CEO Phil Verster

Harnessing solar power provides significant energy and cost savings

Metrolinx sustainability efforts include renewable energy at multiple GO stations It turns out the little things that can be done to help save the environment don’t need to be so little after all. In fact, they can be quite significant. Take Clarkson GO Station, for example. When customers hear solar energy is being harnessed and … Continue reading Harnessing solar power provides significant energy and cost savings

New partnership with GTAA to bring all-day GO service to Pearson Hub

GO Expansion takes important step forward on Kitchener Corridor All-day two-way electrified service on the Kitchener GO corridor is moving full steam ahead -- with a new twist! Metrolinx and the GTAA are joining forces to explore connecting future Kitchener corridor service to the planned Regional Transit and Passenger Centre at Toronto Pearson. Metrolinx President … Continue reading New partnership with GTAA to bring all-day GO service to Pearson Hub

Recycled uniforms help Metrolinx meet green targets

Program to divert GO and UP Express staff uniforms from landfill proves to be successful They always look crisp, shiny and spiffy when they’re brand new. Fresh duds ready for wear, with customers bound to be impressed. The uniforms GO Transit and UP Express employees don while working, though, have a life span. Almost everyone’s … Continue reading Recycled uniforms help Metrolinx meet green targets

Lower fares make GO a more attractive option for GTA transit riders

Major progress on fare integration is a game changer for everyone in the GTHA, says Phil Verster, President and CEO of Metrolinx Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster is thrilled about the significant progress being made in the quest to make transit across the GTHA more seamless, and at the same time making GO Transit more valuable … Continue reading Lower fares make GO a more attractive option for GTA transit riders