Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

You can’t create a light rail transit project without a whole lot of rail. Here’s what the delivery of 9,000 metres of rail line is adding up to for the Hurontario LRT project. The team behind the Hurontario (HuLRT) light rail transit project is going to great lengths lately to get the system on track. … Continue reading Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

Metrolinx Community Engagement teams ends year with lofty number and promises of new community offices

The pandemic has changed the way we relate to one another. But it hasn’t stopped needed conversations. Here’s how Metrolinx experts were able to reach out, and respond when questions have come on, during 2021 – as well as a commitment to open three more community offices in the new year for the Eglinton Crosstown … Continue reading Metrolinx Community Engagement teams ends year with lofty number and promises of new community offices

Bramalea GO Transit bus loop on the move again before finding the home it deserves

For a place where buses come to a stop, the boarding loop at Bramalea Station sure does a lot of moving around. Here is how shifting the place where passengers get on and off their GO and Brampton Transit buses is actually designed to save time in construction and help riders down the road. It’s … Continue reading Bramalea GO Transit bus loop on the move again before finding the home it deserves

Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

Bramalea GO Station is one of the busiest on the Kitchener Line. It’s also a good example of some of the improvements happening as part of the GO Expansion project. While many regular travellers may have been away from the Bramalea facility as the province continues to fight against COVID-19, we thought we’d offer up … Continue reading Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

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

See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

The completion of the new parking garage and opening of the station building marks the beginning of the next stage of work in the continuing efforts on the Bramalea GO Station rehabilitation project. Here’s how the major additions will improve the customer journey and a rundown of the work that’s left to do. A brand-new … Continue reading See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

As GO Transit and UP Express customers plan future return after being away during pandemic – How one woman’s trip into Toronto may give assurance to others who haven’t been on a bus or train in many months

It started with a letter in the post, rather than in an in-box. Retired nurse, Barbara Cochrane, wanted to recount her recent first journey using GO Transit. We thought it could encourage not only the transit staff who helped her along that winter day, but also give assurance to customers who are making plans to … Continue reading As GO Transit and UP Express customers plan future return after being away during pandemic – How one woman’s trip into Toronto may give assurance to others who haven’t been on a bus or train in many months

Transit advances for Peel Region – Initial business cases released for Queen Street-Hwy 7 and Dundas BRT

Two business cases show Queen Street-Hwy 7 and Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects would provide more reliable and seamless bus service to residents in Peel Region and beyond. The end of the year is seeing continued future transit advances for travellers in Peel Region. Two important initial business cases have recently been released - … Continue reading Transit advances for Peel Region – Initial business cases released for Queen Street-Hwy 7 and Dundas BRT

Bit by bit and piece by piece – Bramalea GO station progressing towards completion

For the past 28 months, crews have been hard at work to bring major improvements to Bramalea GO station. And as the year draws to a close amid the pandemic, many customers may be missing how far their station has come. Here’s what you need to know. Essential travellers using the Bramalea GO station have … Continue reading Bit by bit and piece by piece – Bramalea GO station progressing towards completion

Hurontario LRT progress – Why widening a bridge across a major Toronto-area highway must start with a strong foundation

Work continues on the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project that will bring 18-kilometres of new rapid transit to Mississauga and Brampton. When it’s done, the project will head north up Hurontario towards Brampton, passing over the busy Highway 407 in the process. In order to make it all work, construction crews need to make … Continue reading Hurontario LRT progress – Why widening a bridge across a major Toronto-area highway must start with a strong foundation