A reason to bring your old sheets and pillowcases – even that high school varsity T-shirt with the holes in it – on your next Markham GO Transit trip

New textile recycling bins at GO stations support those living with diabetes and are part of a broader strategy to reduce the amount of fabric and other clothing materials that end up in rapidly overflowing landfills across the province. Those single socks in your drawer mock you. And you know the stained towels you set … Continue reading A reason to bring your old sheets and pillowcases – even that high school varsity T-shirt with the holes in it – on your next Markham GO Transit trip

Looking up – A glass pedestrian bridge to connect Toronto and GO customers to the new bus terminal is being installed

A new bridge is set to go over Bay Street this busy long weekend. Expect some detours as you make your way downtown. Also expect a cool way to make your way to the GO Transit bus terminal, that’s now under construction. GO Transit customers are about to get another important route – high above. … Continue reading Looking up – A glass pedestrian bridge to connect Toronto and GO customers to the new bus terminal is being installed

Teen YouTubers find a rail reality star during Toronto’s Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility tour

For two young rail fans, touring a servicing hub that helps keep GO Transit trains on track was an experience worth getting excited about. Especially as they spotted what they consider, a very rare find. As some of their friends while away hours playing Fortnite, adding to the half-billion views for Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ … Continue reading Teen YouTubers find a rail reality star during Toronto’s Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility tour

Hurontario Light Rail Vehicle doppelganger makes Peel Region debut

This sophisticated model will offer customers a rare glimpse into the future of transit for Peel Region.   Think of it as meeting a professional body double. Peel Region residents will be able to see inside a full-scale replica of the Alstom light rail transit vehicle that will be rolling down Hurontario in the future. … Continue reading Hurontario Light Rail Vehicle doppelganger makes Peel Region debut

Crosstown photos of the day – Above and below Toronto’s new LRT line

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here are some latest developments below - as well as above – the new line. When it comes to work on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail … Continue reading Crosstown photos of the day – Above and below Toronto’s new LRT line

Attention intergalactic fighters – Metrolinx issues warning to keep your phasers holstered while on GO vehicles

As FAN EXPO Canada begins in Toronto, those in costumes are being asked to be careful pulling out replica weapons. Alright Han Solo, let’s just put down the blaster pistol and talk this through. And you over there, dressed in that black suit and dark sunglasses, you can stop showing off your Noisy Cricket weapon … Continue reading Attention intergalactic fighters – Metrolinx issues warning to keep your phasers holstered while on GO vehicles

New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Construction can be tough on businesses, which is why Metrolinx works alongside local Eglinton businesses to support them through transit construction. To showcase the important place local businesses play during construction of Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route - as well as how customers will use the line to get to those popular … Continue reading New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Get behind some great kids with this backpack challenge at Union Station

While one backpack may seem the same as the next – especially as a new school year begins – for a local family struggling to afford the essentials needed for class, that single bag can help educate a child. We’re going to take some weight off your shoulders, by giving you the opportunity to take … Continue reading Get behind some great kids with this backpack challenge at Union Station

Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Intersection was partially closed to accelerate surface-level construction on a critical portion of the future Sunnybrook Park stop. Leslie Street will re-open at Eglinton Avenue East on August 21. That’s two weeks ahead of schedule. A portion of the street had been closed for work on the guideway for the future Eglinton Crosstown light rail … Continue reading Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s how the Science Centre Station is really shaping up. Science is building fast. At least when it comes to construction of the Science Centre Station, … Continue reading Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station