Metrolinx transit officers pull Toronto man from tracks on Christmas Day – See the photos

Just one of many lost and vulnerable souls returned, almost daily, to worried families. When74-year-old Shirley Lee was found safe on Wednesday night, two days after she went missing from her Scarborough home on Christmas Eve, searchers and Toronto residents breathed a sigh of relief. Officials used everything from horses to drones as they combed … Continue reading Metrolinx transit officers pull Toronto man from tracks on Christmas Day – See the photos

Celebrating alternative thinking in the Smart Commute Awards

Annual Ontario transportation event sees inventive transit and journey options. People have to move - especially around the greater Toronto and Hamilton area (GTHA). So, how can those trips be improved or made smarter? Every fall, Metrolinx’s Smart Commute program selects the best of the best to be honoured for their outstanding commitment, leadership and … Continue reading Celebrating alternative thinking in the Smart Commute Awards

Metrolinx’s Gingerbread Man – Turning festive treats into Toronto transit art

Attention - Please do not eat the walls of Union Station There’s the art on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. That’s pretty sweet. And Russian Byzantine styled architecture – with those colourfully swirled domes – is a bit like ice cream sundaes or macaroons in a shop window. But few buildings will make your … Continue reading Metrolinx’s Gingerbread Man – Turning festive treats into Toronto transit art

Keeping it Rail Pt. 2: What it takes to be a GO Train conductor

(This is the second part of a multi-media series by Matt Llewellyn, following the path of a GO train conductor.) The radio crackles. It’s a quick combination of straight detail and underlying graveness. “Emergency. Emergency. Emergency,” comes the call out. “GO nine-zero-five, engine three-not-not-west. Calling an emergency on track three and four on the Oakville … Continue reading Keeping it Rail Pt. 2: What it takes to be a GO Train conductor

Additional GO Train Service Coming To Kitchener in 2019

Metrolinx is pushing forward with the GO expansion program, which is expected to lay the tracks for two-way, all-day service in Kitchener and Brampton. (Kitchener, Ont.) The days will soon move along quicker. At least for customers travelling between Kitchener and Toronto. They can look forward to new weekday GO Transit rail service options in … Continue reading Additional GO Train Service Coming To Kitchener in 2019