Getting to know Don Wright, the new Metrolinx Chair of the Board of Directors

You could feel the new beginning and energy in the room. Taking his new seat at the Metrolinx Board table for the first time on Friday morning, Don Wright said he was excited to take on his new role as Chair. It’s a long way from where Wright started in the transportation industry, making beds … Continue reading Getting to know Don Wright, the new Metrolinx Chair of the Board of Directors

Metrolinx Board Meeting – Sept 2017

The Metrolinx Board of Directors met today to receive a number of reports, including updates on PRESTO, Metrolinx’s capital projects, the next Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and fare integration. Board Chair Rob Prichard addressed his correspondence with Minister Del Duca on the proposed Kirby Road and Lawrence East GO stations, which confirms that Metrolinx will … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – Sept 2017

Metrolinx Board Meeting – June 2017

The Metrolinx Board of Directors met today to receive a number of reports, including updates on PRESTO, Metrolinx’s capital projects and GO service expansion.   PRESTO Update PRESTO Executive Vice President Rob Hollis reported on the PRESTO retail partnership with Loblaw, which entails Shoppers Drug Mart locations across Toronto selling PRESTO cards and offering PRESTO … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – June 2017

Metrolinx Board Meeting – Feb 2017

The Metrolinx Board of Directors met today to receive a number of reports, including updates on PRESTO, the Regional Express Rail program, fare integration, and the actions Metrolinx is taking to ensure better value for money in the delivery of its construction projects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsVTkCA-Jnw&feature=youtu.be PRESTO Update PRESTO Executive Vice President Rob Hollis provided a PRESTO update. … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – Feb 2017

Metrolinx Board Meeting – Dec 2016

The Metrolinx Board of Directors met today to receive a number of reports, including updates on the Regional Express Rail program, an update on Metrolinx’s Community Benefits program, and a PRESTO progress update. The Board discussed the finalized Letter of Direction report that was submitted to the Minister of Transportation, and the strategies Metrolinx has been … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – Dec 2016

Metrolinx Board Meeting – Sept 2016

The Metrolinx Board of Directors met earlier today to receive a number of reports, including updates on the GO Regional Express Rail program, and a GO service update on the recent schedule changes. The Board also provided approval on two key Metrolinx documents, the 2015-2020 Sustainability Strategy, and the 2016-2017 Business Plan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ_Rpl1JQEQ RER Update Chief … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – Sept 2016