‘Community for Commuters’ – Adopt-a-Station program launches at Agincourt GO

New pilot initiative adds a splash of art to local GO station Kseniya Tsoy is making an impression on the Agincourt community. The local artist is putting her talents to good use as part of the first ever Adopt-a-Station pilot program launched by Metrolinx at Scarborough’s Agincourt GO Station. The program is designed to bridge … Continue reading ‘Community for Commuters’ – Adopt-a-Station program launches at Agincourt GO

Bridges from the past restored for better transit in the future

After nine weekends of work, the Lakeshore West bridge project is finally over. The giant blue cranes are gone. And that signals relief for both the Lakeshore West line and GO Transit customers – as we say ‘thank you for your patience’ during the historic work. If you traveled along the train corridor on weekends … Continue reading Bridges from the past restored for better transit in the future

Metrolinx makes dogs on GO a permanent feature

Five months after launching a pilot project allowing leashed dogs on GO trains and buses with their human commuters, Metrolinx’s board of directors voted Thursday to make it a permanent part of its pet policy. Metrolinx is doing something doggone good. During their Dec. 6 meeting, the Metrolinx board unanimously approved changing its pet policy … Continue reading Metrolinx makes dogs on GO a permanent feature

Bringing holiday cheer to GO commuters at Toronto’s Union Station

Metrolinx employees sing to raise spirits and money for United Way As Maria Hurtado recently got off a Lakeshore West GO train, instead of just the usual soft thunder of commuter footsteps and safety announcement over the Union Station public address system, something else called to her. Descending the stairs onto busy York Concourse, she … Continue reading Bringing holiday cheer to GO commuters at Toronto’s Union Station

Training for transit independence in Ontario

Metrolinx participates in Community Access to Transportation program for people with developmental disabilities. On a brisk autumn morning, a very bundled up Carmen Farrugia waits patiently at a bus stop in downtown Hamilton. He’s wearing a bright red jacket and is standing on the sidewalk a few feet back from the curb. As the bus approaches, Farrugia … Continue reading Training for transit independence in Ontario