Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Subway stations are important additions to their neighbourhoods. They must be attractive and fit their surroundings. They should help riders to move quickly, safely and easily throughout their journeys. Long before a station is built, design principles are established to ensure a consistent and enjoyable experience for the customer. Today Metrolinx is sharing the design … Continue reading Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Environmental assessment for the Ontario Line – A thorough review

As the Ontario Line proceeds through its environmental assessment (EA) process, experts are looking at potential effects on the environment, investigating and suggesting ways to limit them, and considering feedback from residents before a single shovel hits the ground for any proposed work. EAs are a critical step in all major infrastructure projects and the … Continue reading Environmental assessment for the Ontario Line – A thorough review

Take our quiz to see if you are an Ontario Line trivia pro

Since the Ontario Line was announced in April 2019, experts at Metrolinx have continued to refine and improve plans. As more information became available, Metrolinx News has been your first source for reliable updates. But have you been paying close attention? Take the quiz to find out how much news you remember. So, you think … Continue reading Take our quiz to see if you are an Ontario Line trivia pro

Bidding opens on Ontario Line contract for Exhibition Station early works

Early works at Exhibition Station will set the foundation for major construction that will start in 2023. Read on to learn how Metrolinx is getting ready to break ground on the Ontario Line. Building a major new transit line without making some preparations beforehand would be like renovating your living room without moving your furniture … Continue reading Bidding opens on Ontario Line contract for Exhibition Station early works

Metrolinx announces fall series of virtual open houses for Ontario Line

Teams are returning to all four of the Ontario Line’s segments (West, Downtown, East and North) with project updates and opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions. Read on to find out how you can get involved.  With the return to school comes the return of another series of virtual open houses about the future Ontario Line.   Metrolinx teams … Continue reading Metrolinx announces fall series of virtual open houses for Ontario Line

Refined Ontario Line plans will better serve communities of Riverside, Leslieville

Rearranging Ontario Line tracks within the existing GO rail corridor in Riverside and Leslieville will result in a better customer experience, slim down permanent infrastructure, and protect more park space. Read more for a preview of the updates Metrolinx will be sharing at an upcoming virtual open house for the Ontario Line’s East Segment. In … Continue reading Refined Ontario Line plans will better serve communities of Riverside, Leslieville

East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

The train maintenance and storage facility,a critical component of the Ontario Line, will be built on a 175,000-square metre site. Once completed, it will become the central location for the upkeep, repair and resting place for the subway trains, when they’re not busy helping move people around Toronto.   After several months of study and … Continue reading East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

Locations for Ontario Line station buildings finalized from Osgoode to Corktown

We’ve been closely following progress on the Ontario Line subway and the impact on transit to and from Toronto’s core. Last week, Metrolinx unveiled the locations for station buildings from Exhibition Station to Queen and Spadina. Today (June 17), we are learning about four more downtown station sites. Two will connect with TTC’s Line 1 … Continue reading Locations for Ontario Line station buildings finalized from Osgoode to Corktown

Get the facts about Ontario Line plans in Riverside and Leslieville

There’s a lot of anticipation about how the Ontario Line will make it faster and easier to move around the city, but there’s also a lot of speculation and inaccurate information floating around – particularly when it comes to the vibrant communities of Riverside and Leslieville. All of this conflicting information can be confusing, so … Continue reading Get the facts about Ontario Line plans in Riverside and Leslieville