Lincolnville prepares for major changes – GO station and layover facility are seeing developments that will help local transit customers

There’s a good list of improvements headed for Lincolnville GO Station, as well as a nearby train facility. We’ve broken them down for you here, as the tender on the project has now been released. For most of us, it wasn’t so long ago that we were quickly trying to make our regular train. Though … Continue reading Lincolnville prepares for major changes – GO station and layover facility are seeing developments that will help local transit customers

Metrolinx takes major step to advance Hamilton’s new Confederation station with release of construction tender

We have a rundown of the work that has already gone into this large site – including images of the expansion of the rail bridge over Centennial Parkway – as well as what’s to come. The future of Confederation GO Station is beginning to take shape, including now reaching a significant project development phase. The … Continue reading Metrolinx takes major step to advance Hamilton’s new Confederation station with release of construction tender

New Crosstown station update video – Travel along the LRT route from Science Centre Station to the last stop in Toronto’s east end

We’re continuing our video progress updates. This time, we’re expanding on the final seven kilometre stretch from Science Centre to the end of the line at Kennedy. It might be the home stretch, but the eastern edge of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project is far from quiet. Science Centre Station is an … Continue reading New Crosstown station update video – Travel along the LRT route from Science Centre Station to the last stop in Toronto’s east end

Another new Crosstown video released – Take a journey to more LRT stops in the works, including Laird, Sunnybrook Park and Science Centre

We’re continuing our video progress updates. This time, we’re expanding on the section from Eglinton to Science Centre. You seem to be liking the view. Recent video updates of the progress being made on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project have proven popular, so we have a new one – along with another … Continue reading Another new Crosstown video released – Take a journey to more LRT stops in the works, including Laird, Sunnybrook Park and Science Centre

Lights on for Royal York-Judson intersection – New Mimico GO station safety illumination ready for action

Significant transit change doesn’t have to be huge. Sometimes, a new traffic light is the bright way forward. The world’s first traffic light was apparently a gas-lit model. It wasn’t so safe and reportedly malfunctioned and injured an operator about a month after being installed. But the devices did catch on, and in Toronto alone, … Continue reading Lights on for Royal York-Judson intersection – New Mimico GO station safety illumination ready for action

The Hurontario light rail project starts construction – Here’s what residents can expect as crews drill down for the important transit route (Video)

Building a modern rapid transit system takes an eye on the future – in this case, far beyond the COVID-19 pause. But it also takes heavy lifting, and deep digs, that can be traced back to the earliest construction techniques on the planet. Here’s a bit of a primer on how things are kicking off … Continue reading The Hurontario light rail project starts construction – Here’s what residents can expect as crews drill down for the important transit route (Video)

Union Station sees historical prep work to prepare for the future of Toronto transit

As Canada’s most recognized commuter transit hub, Union Station sees a lot of train, bus and traveller traffic. But the constant movement, and time, have taken a heavy toll on structures that stand, season after season. Here’s how it’s being renovated. This historic pause is allowing many of us to look back, as well as … Continue reading Union Station sees historical prep work to prepare for the future of Toronto transit

From Avenue Station to Leaside – Another new video update on an important section of Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit route

While most of us are stuck inside, take a look outside, with this Crosstown progress feature, as well as see an excavation milestone. We may not have video postcards of waves lapping at Mexican beaches. And we can’t offer virtual escapes to Venice. But you seem to be enjoying recent video updates showing progress made … Continue reading From Avenue Station to Leaside – Another new video update on an important section of Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit route

Transit officer turns online gaming into reality cheque for charity – COVID mandated seclusion used to support Wigs for Kids

Many of us are spending self-isolation in front of small and big screens. Metrolinx Transit special constable Walter Ribeiro – helped by his young daughters – found a way to make his gaming passion raise needed funds for a remarkable cause. In these COVID-19 days, there are a lot of frustrated parents who are telling … Continue reading Transit officer turns online gaming into reality cheque for charity – COVID mandated seclusion used to support Wigs for Kids

Level crossings change landscape for GO Expansion communities

As transit grows in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, so do the challenges – and solutions – for communities seeing an increase in GO trains on their local rails. Here, we’re bringing you deeper into the process that takes place when dealing with busy level crossings of traffic and pedestrians across rail lines, as well … Continue reading Level crossings change landscape for GO Expansion communities