Metrolinx makes dogs on GO a permanent feature

Five months after launching a pilot project allowing leashed dogs on GO trains and buses with their human commuters, Metrolinx’s board of directors voted Thursday to make it a permanent part of its pet policy. Metrolinx is doing something doggone good. During their Dec. 6 meeting, the Metrolinx board unanimously approved changing its pet policy … Continue reading Metrolinx makes dogs on GO a permanent feature

Metrolinx considers making dogs on GO a permanent feature

Five months after launching pet pilot project allowing leashed dogs on GO trains and buses with their human commuters, doggone it, the results are in. Tess Fleming is the ultimate GO train passenger. She’s petite, well mannered, loves to sit quietly - and she never puts her paws up on the seat. Tess, a two-year-old … Continue reading Metrolinx considers making dogs on GO a permanent feature

Metrolinx partners with private developer for new Mimico GO Station

Private developer Vandyk signs letter of intent to build station along with mixed-use development Metrolinx has signed a non-binding agreement with a private developer for a major revamp of Mimico Station, in a deal that will see the company foot all construction costs in exchange for air rights. Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster announced Monday at … Continue reading Metrolinx partners with private developer for new Mimico GO Station

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