How Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system is moving forward to support businesses and communities

We’ve brought you a lot of stories and images as the Crosstown LRT route is making progress. But we wanted to take a moment to stretch out into the communities, to talk about actions and support for local enterprises that continue to do business as the route is being built. The route of any great … Continue reading How Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system is moving forward to support businesses and communities

The GO bus trip that’s lasted more than 40 years – Meet a veteran driver who’s been behind the wheel for almost as long as GO bus has existed

The iconic green and white GO bus system recently celebrated half a century of service. Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at some of the vehicles that got us this far. Now, we want to introduce you to just one of the drivers who’s seen the miles, and history, unfold right in front of … Continue reading The GO bus trip that’s lasted more than 40 years – Meet a veteran driver who’s been behind the wheel for almost as long as GO bus has existed

Updated Ontario Line plans from the Don River to Gerrard: Maximizing space within the existing GO rail corridor

The GO rail network has served as a vital transportation system throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe for decades, and work is underway to help it reach its full potential. The Ontario Line will use the Lakeshore East GO rail corridor to deliver transit to convenient station locations east of the Don River, with a bridge … Continue reading Updated Ontario Line plans from the Don River to Gerrard: Maximizing space within the existing GO rail corridor

Toronto transit transitions – How Eglinton Crosstown will change cityscape

It’s not just about adding rails when a project like Crosstown is built. The light rail transit system will mean the physical ambience of areas along the route – such as lighting and seating - will be transformed and improved as well. Here’s a glimpse of that expected future. Times change. And with it, so … Continue reading Toronto transit transitions – How Eglinton Crosstown will change cityscape

Wi-Fi on GO is here – Have a look at GO Transit’s free Wi-Fi and content portal

Launching today, GO Wi-Fi Plus is more than just free data. The content portal will also provide free, unlimited access to TV shows, music, audiobooks, e-books, courses and podcasts. Here’s what else customers need to know about how they’ll be even more connected during GO journeys. Not everything has come to an almost complete stop … Continue reading Wi-Fi on GO is here – Have a look at GO Transit’s free Wi-Fi and content portal

The GOgh Train – Modern transit turned into digital masterpiece thanks to clever editing and love of puns

It’s a work of art that caused a buzz recently on Reddit. Here’s one transit fan's artistic take on a GO train, in the style of Vincent van GO. We’re sorry, that should have read ‘Gogh’. Sure, we don’t know a lot about art. But including a tattoo idea we’ve never been brave enough to … Continue reading The GOgh Train – Modern transit turned into digital masterpiece thanks to clever editing and love of puns

Moving ahead to honour the fallen – Metrolinx Transit Safety officers hit the road today for Canadian Police Memorial Ride to Remember

The nation marks a solemn weekend of tribute and remembrance, as bike riders across Canada set out to honour fallen police and peace officers. Here’s how Metrolinx’s Transit Safety officers are – amid changes due to COVID-19 – doing their part today. Every day, Metrolinx Transit Safety officers lace up boots and step out to … Continue reading Moving ahead to honour the fallen – Metrolinx Transit Safety officers hit the road today for Canadian Police Memorial Ride to Remember

Clean out your closet for a good cause – GO Transit restarts clothing donation efforts

Fall weather is approaching and that means turning over your closest. Maybe you have some bags of old clothes to get rid of and not sure where to go. You’re in luck as Metrolinx and Diabetes Canada are once again teaming up to help GO Transit customers donate textiles, for a good cause. Hello there … Continue reading Clean out your closet for a good cause – GO Transit restarts clothing donation efforts

Inside the workshop – A rare glimpse at how Finch West LRT vehicles are put together

Before they glide smoothly through Toronto neighbourhoods, transit vehicles have to get built somewhere. How they come together and where might surprise you. Metrolinx takes you inside the local Alstom factory for a sneak peek at how light rail vehicles are assembled. The Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project continues to make great strides, … Continue reading Inside the workshop – A rare glimpse at how Finch West LRT vehicles are put together