Metrolinx, how does your garden grow?

Every fall, monarch butterflies travel up to 3,000 kilometres between breeding grounds in eastern North America and overwintering sites in central Mexico. Some monarchs can travel an astonishing 80 kilometres in a single day. Butterflies play an important role in pollinating plants and crops across the globe. Due to urbanization, though, pollinator habitats are on … Continue reading Metrolinx, how does your garden grow?

Eglinton Crosstown on track for much anticipated completion

Tour of Mount Dennis site shows significant progress on LRT station and maintenance and storage facility From standing high on the rooftop of Mount Dennis station, to walking along the tracks at the nearly complete maintenance and storage facility, it’s easy to see how far the Eglinton Crosstown has come. Reporters and photographers were given … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown on track for much anticipated completion

Metrolinx lends its expertise to university research project

A new partnership with StudentMoveTO seeks to improve travel for post-secondary students Two hours a day is the amount of time a typical university student spends traveling to and from classes on public transit. As a result, that commute time can affect decisions from course selection to participation in extra-circular activities. StudentMoveTO was created in … Continue reading Metrolinx lends its expertise to university research project

Strengthening diversity and inclusion within the Transit Special Constable profession

The room was filled with passion and enthusiasm. Women in uniform were offering the example of what could be, while others watched and felt what might be possible for their future. The first annual Transit Special Constable (TSC) Women’s Symposium took place at Humber College on Saturday, August 25. The sold out event gathered women … Continue reading Strengthening diversity and inclusion within the Transit Special Constable profession

Building community ties at the Scarborough Afro-Caribbean Festival

Metrolinx participates in local events and offers those attending the chance to learn more about future projects The Scarborough Afro-Caribbean Festival offered up plenty of music, dance, food and a little bit of wet weather over the weekend. Standing out among the activities, though, was a large green mascot with plenty to offer about future … Continue reading Building community ties at the Scarborough Afro-Caribbean Festival