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

As transit and pedestrians connects 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 … Continue reading Toronto’s Bay Street North pedestrian bridge is gallery for unique glass art project

Movement on the Kitchener Line: How Metrolinx is expanding GO Train service on one of Ontario’s busiest passenger routes

Individually, there are a lot of interesting projects underway on the Kitchener GO Line. When you put them all together, they start to form a telling picture of improved service and more options for transit customers. If you live near the line or count yourself as a loyal customer (even during the current COVID-19 pause), … Continue reading Movement on the Kitchener Line: How Metrolinx is expanding GO Train service on one of Ontario’s busiest passenger routes

Metrolinx Preliminary Design Business Case examines options to expand GO Transit rail service on Kitchener corridor

Bypassing the bypass. As the Preliminary Design Business Case is released today - here’s what the options look like for communities and customers along the Kitchener line. Go west – in an expanded way. Metrolinx has released a Preliminary Design Business case today (April 30) for expanding and improving Go Transit rail service on the … Continue reading Metrolinx Preliminary Design Business Case examines options to expand GO Transit rail service on Kitchener corridor

How Metrolinx strives to make sure the Yonge North Subway Extension is seen but not heard

Metrolinx considers the latest technology and proven solutions to keep neighbourhoods quiet and peaceful during construction and after the extension goes into service. Here’s a quiet story about noise. Building a major transit route, including Toronto’s Yonge North Subway Extension, means lots of moving pieces. And that can lead to questions from those working and … Continue reading How Metrolinx strives to make sure the Yonge North Subway Extension is seen but not heard

Ontario Line east segment update looks at how noise walls will make communities quieter

As Metrolinx prepares to host another Ontario Line open house tonight (April 22) for the eastern stretch of the new Toronto route, details have emerged about how noise walls proposed in the neighbourhoods of Riverside and Leslieville will make things noticeably quieter than they are today. This feature gives a sneak peek of some of … Continue reading Ontario Line east segment update looks at how noise walls will make communities quieter

Crosstown LRT projects sees significant concrete milestones as well as main entrance features at Science Centre Station

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to see progress on a number of fronts – and lately, it’s been about a solid showing in finishing up concrete work. Crews on Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project are pouring it on. The teams from Crosslinx Transit Solutions - Metrolinx’s builders on the … Continue reading Crosstown LRT projects sees significant concrete milestones as well as main entrance features at Science Centre Station

The causes of mid-trip changes to GO train rides and the best tips on dealing with them

While rare, disruptions happen on GO Transit rail lines. And when they do, customer voyages can suddenly take a shift, as they’re asked for patience amid the change in plans. Here are some of the main causes of what rail experts call annoying ‘mid-trip modifications’, as well as some helpful tools and tactics if you’re … Continue reading The causes of mid-trip changes to GO train rides and the best tips on dealing with them

Watching over environmental integrity of Toronto’s Small’s Creek a personal mission for Metrolinx ecologist: See the video

As Metrolinx works on the GO Expansion project, which includes engaging with community members around Toronto’s Small’s Creek ravine, Gretel Green, manager of Environmental Programs and Assessment for Metrolinx, offers up a perspective born from trekking in Toronto’s important green spaces with her family. As a recent transplant to Toronto’s east end, it’s been a … Continue reading Watching over environmental integrity of Toronto’s Small’s Creek a personal mission for Metrolinx ecologist: See the video