Drone video takes you into the depths of transit construction at Toronto dig – Take flight into Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnels Project

Go above and then inside the work happening just below 21 live lanes of Toronto traffic. Hold on tight. Recent drone video for the Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnels project takes you into one of the tunnels, right beneath the cars travelling above. The new tunnels will provide space for two additional tracks in … Continue reading Drone video takes you into the depths of transit construction at Toronto dig – Take flight into Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnels Project

Grab that extra layer of protection – Face coverings become mandatory on GO Transit today

Donning nose and mouth coverings are now a must on GO Transit and UP Express. Here’s what you need to know, as everyone does their essential best for the safety and health of fellow customers and transit staff. Covering up is now a must on GO Transit and UP Express. Starting today (July 21), all … Continue reading Grab that extra layer of protection – Face coverings become mandatory on GO Transit today

New timelapse video captures entire Highway 400 bridge lift for Finch West LRT project

While many spend their weekends enjoying the summer heat, construction crews are out there building transit projects. Recently the entire bridge that crosses Highway 400 at Finch Avenue West was replaced. Don’t worry if you missed the speedy work, you can watch the whole thing right here. The bigger they are, the slower they move, … Continue reading New timelapse video captures entire Highway 400 bridge lift for Finch West LRT project

Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

As more people return to GO Transit and UP Express services each day, and with the Greater Toronto Area preparing to enter Stage 3 of the recovery process, the transit agency is making face covering a must. For the safety of fellow riders and transit staff, it’s the right thing to do to help fight … Continue reading Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

Big yellow truck – how an unusual vehicle makes working at heights a breeze on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

In the latest photos from the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project, we look at essential surface level work on the east end and then dig deep into things below the surface at Avenue and Eglinton stations.   A unique piece of machinery has made ladders and scaffolding a thing of the past on some … Continue reading Big yellow truck – how an unusual vehicle makes working at heights a breeze on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Suspect arrested after GO Transit station staff member assaulted – Victim recovering

A man has been charged by Toronto Police Service after a Metrolinx staff member was attacked at Bloor GO Station. Police have apprehended a suspect after a Metrolinx employee was badly assaulted last month at Bloor GO Station. The attack took place on June 27, 2020, and the staff member sustained significant injuries. Following the … Continue reading Suspect arrested after GO Transit station staff member assaulted – Victim recovering

The 40 year bus ride – GO Transit veteran recalls days of customers smoking on vehicles and having to make emergency repairs next to busy Ontario highways

Chris Johnson knows GO – especially the massive buses that have moved millions of people over the decades. As a bus mechanic for the past four decades, while not sitting in the driver’s seat, he’s had a rare view of the changes transit has undergone over generations. Things used to be bumpier, louder and the … Continue reading The 40 year bus ride – GO Transit veteran recalls days of customers smoking on vehicles and having to make emergency repairs next to busy Ontario highways

GO Transit helps transport 200 Ontario migrant workers today

Provincial transit agency asked to run special service to help transport migrant farm workers that had been self-isolating in Windsor out of an abundance of caution. Later today (July 15), a half a dozen GO buses full of migrant workers are expected to make their way from Windsor-area hotels to farms in Leamington, Ontario. The … Continue reading GO Transit helps transport 200 Ontario migrant workers today

Fly above it all – Latest Crosstown LRT fly-over video released

In a recent drone flight over the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project, we look down at the surface work done from the Brentcliffe Portal to Kennedy Station. We also notice how Toronto traffic is building again. There’s no better view than above it all. So here’s the latest drone footage taken of surface sections … Continue reading Fly above it all – Latest Crosstown LRT fly-over video released

New Burlington Park & Ride makes commuting easier for GO Transit customers

The recent improvements have transformed what was previously a simple parking lot, into a transit hotspot. The new expansion is just one of a series of several improvements taking place across the GO bus network to make things safer and easier for commuters. Burlington area residents now have even more options to get to where … Continue reading New Burlington Park & Ride makes commuting easier for GO Transit customers