Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Glenn Healy marks 25 years as GO Transit commuter

While spending much of his life making saves on the ice, former NHL goalie Glenn Healy also makes a point of saving time by hopping on the train at Whitby GO Station every day. Healy is no GO train rookie. He’s been riding, what he affectionately calls, the “Green Limousine” for more than 25 years. … Continue reading Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Glenn Healy marks 25 years as GO Transit commuter

Toronto Police officer saves young woman at Ajax GO Station

As a 28-year veteran of the Toronto Police Services, Sgt. Amarjit Singh, has unfortunately attended many fatalities. It’s not uncommon to be called in by GO Transit to assist with suicides involving trains. Early Friday morning, though, as he awaited his train to arrive at Ajax GO Station, Sgt. Singh had to intervene and save … Continue reading Toronto Police officer saves young woman at Ajax GO Station

UP Express plays supporting role in The Handmaid’s Tale

Showing up in the fictional dystopia of Gilead may not sound all that exciting at first. Supporting the award-winning drama series The Handmaid’s Tale and having scenes shot on the UP Express, though, is certainly worth celebrating. Portions of the most recent episode in Season 2, titled Baggage, were produced on board the express train … Continue reading UP Express plays supporting role in The Handmaid’s Tale

Driver from car crash near Union Station caught by Transit Safety Officers

A scary scene near Union Station ended with five GO Transit Safety Officers helping chase down a man in an alleged impaired driving incident on Friday night. Former Toronto Deputy Police Chief Peter Sloly offered praise to the GO Transit Safety Officers soon after the incident. “They were brave and effective without knowing if this … Continue reading Driver from car crash near Union Station caught by Transit Safety Officers

Ontario transit agencies save more than $23 million buying buses through Metrolinx program

Unique procurement agreement brings savings to provincial transit partners Bulk buying isn’t just something reserved for personal weekend trips to Costco. Sure, braving the crowds and long lineups will save a few bucks but big business can also take advantage and save huge money. Purchasing transit vehicles, for example, can be a very expensive proposition. … Continue reading Ontario transit agencies save more than $23 million buying buses through Metrolinx program