New artwork aims to further transform Union Station Bus Terminal in Toronto

It’s been a less than a year since the new Union Station Bus Terminal first opened its doors and went into service. Now, the state-of-the art transit hub is set to get a cosmetic makeover that will make waiting for GO buses more enjoyable. Take a look at the artwork now. The inside of the new Union Station Bus Terminal (USBT) is getting a dash … Continue reading New artwork aims to further transform Union Station Bus Terminal in Toronto

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Toronto’s Bay Street North pedestrian bridge is gallery for unique glass art project

As transit and pedestrians connections continue to advance and progress around Union Station, Canada’s largest city is also seeing elements that take that progress to a world class level. It includes an art piece across a popular Bay Street pedestrian bridge. Talk about art that moves people. Toronto’s Highly Anticipated CIBC SQUARE is launching later this year and the innovative office development has tapped award-winning, … Continue reading Toronto’s Bay Street North pedestrian bridge is gallery for unique glass art project

Customer walkthrough guide – how to find your way around Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal

Finding your way is one of the more challenging parts of taking public transit, or even navigating a major city like Toronto. Even veteran transit riders find changing routines and habits to be daunting. Starting in early December, GO bus customers are going to find themselves starting and ending their journey at a new Union Station Bus Terminal. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Metrolinx News … Continue reading Customer walkthrough guide – how to find your way around Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal

Image show a large section being built across the rail corridor.

Photo update – Rail deck spans across Union Station’s rail corridor

The rail deck will be part of a larger innovative development in downtown Toronto. But to get the big picture, you need to get up high. As urban space goes, it’ll be far above most others in Canada. We wanted to share this image – taken from up high – of an impressive project underway in downtown Toronto. Located just east of Union Station, this … Continue reading Photo update – Rail deck spans across Union Station’s rail corridor

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New Union Station bus terminal edging closer to completion with dismantling of giant crane – see the high anxiety images here

Where once stood the looming winch is now a clear view all the way down, or up, depending on your vantage point – a sign of progress in the construction of a highly anticipated transit project. Crane your neck and look way up Toronto. One of the main cranes installed for the construction of the new Union Station bus terminal, on Bay Street, has now … Continue reading New Union Station bus terminal edging closer to completion with dismantling of giant crane – see the high anxiety images here

Work crews toil away around scafolding supporting a new bridge.

Update – See photos of a glass pedestrian bridge being installed between Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Union Station Bus Terminal

The long weekend saw major work take place on a new glass bridge over Bay Street. The span drew lots of attention – and had everyone looking up. It’s clearly impressive work. Last weekend, crews began major work on a glass pedestrian bridge between Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and the Union Station Bus Terminal that is now under construction at 81 Bay Street. Engineers will only … Continue reading Update – See photos of a glass pedestrian bridge being installed between Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Union Station Bus Terminal

And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

In a feat of strength and logistics, an important but formidable piece of a new elevated park is put in its proper place. Think about Toronto’s downtown. Now consider two humpback whales suspended in midair above the rail corridor that help thousands of people cross the city’s busiest tracks each day. And suspend them there for years to come. That’s close to what recently happened, … Continue reading And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

In an artist's impression, people walk down a white teamway that will connect 81 Bay Street and 141 Bay Street.

New bus terminal for Toronto – and GO customers – rises to new heights

The new, state of the art Union Station Bus Terminal is set to bring an improved customer experience, safety and connections to Union Station and the surrounding area. For a city used to seeing iconic Canadian buildings as its skyline, this one is starting to stand out. Where was once a busy parking lot across from Scotiabank Arena, will soon be the home to CIBC … Continue reading New bus terminal for Toronto – and GO customers – rises to new heights