Metrolinx seeking community feedback on priorities for Ontario Line design options in northern segment

This week Metrolinx is launching a survey to explore community design priorities for the Ontario Line in Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park. Read on to find out how you can have your say. Metrolinx is looking for public input on key design elements that will be used on the north segment of the Ontario Line. … Continue reading Metrolinx seeking community feedback on priorities for Ontario Line design options in northern segment

Search begins for teams interested in building Scarborough Subway Extension stations

The Scarborough Subways Extension project has now reached an important stage – the search for experts who want to build the stations, lay down the tracks, and install all the technology that connects them. In this feature, we look at what the ‘Request for Qualifications’ announcement means, as well as how an extended Line 2 … Continue reading Search begins for teams interested in building Scarborough Subway Extension stations

Historic Rouge River bridge to get new lease on life in the name of GO Transit expansion

Metrolinx is rehabilitating one of the oldest rail bridges in East Toronto in order to run more GO Train service in the decades to come. Scroll down to learn more about the work and why it needs to happen.   After more than a century of service, the iconic Rouge River bridge is getting a major facelift.   Connecting Toronto and Pickering and spanning the mouth of the Rouge … Continue reading Historic Rouge River bridge to get new lease on life in the name of GO Transit expansion

Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

We have a good view of the HuLRT’s Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility – drone images capturing the building that will be home base for the sophisticated light rail vehicles. Let’s take off and show you. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project continues to make impressive progress along the Hurontario Street corridor – with … Continue reading Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

A team of transit experts is out in the community talking to residents and business about the Hurontario light rail transit project. The pandemic poses certain challenges for the multilingual squad, but their work is essential to keeping people informed as construction of Peel Region’s newest transit line moves forward. And we wanted to see … Continue reading Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

Hamilton light rail transit project makes another move forward

Hamilton City Council approves agreement to move ahead with the transit line. Here’s what that means and where it can lead. The Hamilton light rail transit (LRT) project has taken another step forward. Today (Sept 15), Hamilton City Council ratified their decision to re-initiate the project that will bring 14 kilometres of new rapid transit … Continue reading Hamilton light rail transit project makes another move forward

GO Transit expansion pilot to London brings new connections to Southwestern Ontario

Brand-new GO train pilot will extend the Kitchener GO Line to St. Marys, Stratford, and London. It’s a major trial of expansion to service, and we have the first details. Southwestern Ontario is getting a new transit option. Starting October 18, Metrolinx is introducing a GO train service pilot to London by extending service beyond … Continue reading GO Transit expansion pilot to London brings new connections to Southwestern Ontario

Night work starting on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue

Next week, crews will be resuming work along the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue. The work will support future service expansion on the Lakeshore East line and Metrolinx has measures in place to keep the noise down at night. Here is what’s being done. Construction has been quiet between Jones … Continue reading Night work starting on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue

Night work resumes on Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue

After a brief pause, construction is ramping back up between Woodbine Avenue and Warden Avenue. Starting this week, crews will resume building two retaining walls on the south side of the rail corridor, between Norwood Road and Victoria Park Avenue. It’s part of the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor Expansion project that will support future service … Continue reading Night work resumes on Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue

Union Station to see a return to heavy foot traffic this week

The days ahead are adding up to be one of the busiest weeks at Union Station since the pandemic began. It’ll seem like old times for the celebrated transit hub. Here’s what’s happening – along with tips for mask-wearing travellers making their way downtown. Welcome back to Union Station. Canada’s iconic transportation hub is expected … Continue reading Union Station to see a return to heavy foot traffic this week