Finch West LRT track installation and vehicle testing updates

New infographic shows how much track has been put down and LRVs continue important testing phase. Nearly half of all track is now installed along the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) route. That’s up from about 35 per cent, when Metrolinx News last updated readers on track installation back in May. Crews continue to make progress on the east end of the new line … Continue reading Finch West LRT track installation and vehicle testing updates

Development partner selected to transform Front and Spadina

Dream Kilmer will re-zone and redevelop Metrolinx land for future home of Spadina- Front GO Station. Integrating transit into the places people live, work, shop and play is the smart, forward-thinking approach that creates convenient and reliable ways to connect more people to transit. This is exactly what Metrolinx is planning to do at the southwest corner of Front Street West and Spadina Avenue in … Continue reading Development partner selected to transform Front and Spadina

Community gets up close with GO during Touch-a-Truck Durham

Metrolinx takes part in Touch-a-Truck in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham. Thousands of people came out to the eighth annual Touch-a-Truck event in downtown Oshawa. The event, held at the Tribute Community Centre grounds on Aug. 26, had been on hiatus since 2019 due to the pandemic. The free event brought out families in the region and gave kids a chance … Continue reading Community gets up close with GO during Touch-a-Truck Durham

5 things you need to know before returning to GO Transit

Here’s a list of transit tips for people going back to the office & classroom this month. For some it’s been a while. The idea of waking up early, getting dressed from top to bottom and physically heading out the door and hopping on GO Transit or UP Express might take some getting used to. Especially now that there’s been a few changes. The transit … Continue reading 5 things you need to know before returning to GO Transit

Mary Fix Creek and Etobicoke Creek environmental update 

Ensuring a healthy environment is a top priority – including around the Hazel McCallion Line. As work continues to build the new Hazel McCallion Line, also known as the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT), construction crews are working tirelessly to preserve and revitalize local creeks along the line. These waterways provide important flood protection and prevent soil erosion in the local areas in Brampton and … Continue reading Mary Fix Creek and Etobicoke Creek environmental update 

Service changes coming to GO Bus schedules

September brings service adjustments & additions. This month, look out for some service changes on GO Transit. Service is being added on several GO Bus routes, with a number of adjustments to others. There are also some planned weekday adjustments on the Lakeshore West GO Line for important construction work. All weekday changes will start on Sept. 6. While most weekend changes begin on Sept. … Continue reading Service changes coming to GO Bus schedules

New reserved bike rooms opening at five GO Stations

New reserved bike rooms are opening at Rutherford, Cooksville, Pickering, Centennial & East Gwillimbury GO. Customers hopping on the GO have a new place to park their bike. A total of 140 new secure spots are available at five stations across the GO network – and can be reserved ahead of time. Specifically, the new bike rooms are located at Rutherford, Cooksville, Pickering, Centennial and … Continue reading New reserved bike rooms opening at five GO Stations