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

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

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

Exploring the city in less time – The latest in Ontario Line benefits are now online

An updated business case issued by Metrolinx today offers more details about how the Ontario Line will improve transit and strengthen communities across the city. The document takes a deeper dive into how the project will cut commute times for transit users and drivers alike thanks to more detailed plans and designs that give an … Continue reading Exploring the city in less time – The latest in Ontario Line benefits are now online

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

Metrolinx announces more park space for Ontario Line east

Metrolinx is releasing updated details for the eastern stretch of the Ontario Line, with refined plans that reveal the opportunity to create even more green space alongside existing community parks. As plans progress for the Ontario Line, it’s clear that almost all of the above-ground section through Riverside and Leslieville will fit inside the property … Continue reading Metrolinx announces more park space for Ontario Line east

From tapping into seismic energy to mapping Toronto’s urban terrain – What’s next down the line for Ontario Line?

With the recent completion of one in a series of environmental reports, Metrolinx is another step closer to starting construction for the Ontario Line. Read more about the progress that’s in store – including one surprising tactic – as teams continue to flesh out plans for this critical project. You can’t get to where you’re … Continue reading From tapping into seismic energy to mapping Toronto’s urban terrain – What’s next down the line for Ontario Line?