GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs

You’ve seen them at Canada’s Wonderland, at GO Stations, and at fairs. Since mid-August, three GO-VAXX mobile vaccine clinics have been making their way throughout southern Ontario to help put vaccines in arms in the fight against COVID-19. And now the initiative has reached a major milestone – 10,000 shots have been administered. Green and … Continue reading GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs

Metrolinx pilot study finds no virus on tested transit surfaces and in air samples

Since Metrolinx News recently reported that a pilot study for SARS-CoV-2 virus environmental sampling study was happening on GO Transit vehicles and inside key downtown locations, we thought we’d provide an update on the results - as well as dig a bit deeper into the workings of the COVID-19 probe. It’s an ‘all clear’ from … Continue reading Metrolinx pilot study finds no virus on tested transit surfaces and in air samples

Final pieces of trackwork being installed at Eglinton Station for Crosstown LRT project

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project has seen some key advances recently – and we have the shots. Take a look at what’s new on the tracks at Eglinton Station, as well as important work near Toronto’s Brentcliffe Road. We’re starting this Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) update by tracking the, well, tracks. … Continue reading Final pieces of trackwork being installed at Eglinton Station for Crosstown LRT project

Metrolinx takes measures to make transit more equitable

At a time when organizations are looking to root out systemic biases, Metrolinx is no exception. The transit agency’s Planning team is looking for new ways to include equity, diversity and inclusion in its decision making to benefit a wider range of people and communities. Here’s how that work is going. New transit lines improve … Continue reading Metrolinx takes measures to make transit more equitable

Original limestone saved as historic Guelph rail bridge gets major refit

The Speed River Bridge has withstood the test of time. Over the course of nine weekends, crews will be working around the clock to give new life to this historic traverse whose foundation was built the same year as pasteurization was introduced to the world. Guelph’s Speed River Bridge – a crossing that’s older than … Continue reading Original limestone saved as historic Guelph rail bridge gets major refit

Enhanced accessibility work starts today at Eglinton GO Station

It’s all about the journey. Construction on accessibility upgrades at Eglinton GO Station is starting. This is a key step in ensuring GO Expansion can bring more frequent two-way, all-day service to the Lakeshore East line and enable better connections and travel opportunities. Metrolinx is moving forward with more frequent, two-way, all-day service on the … Continue reading Enhanced accessibility work starts today at Eglinton GO Station

How Metrolinx continues to make improvements and expand GO Train service on Kitchener Line

There’s lots of movement on the Kitchener GO Line. As Metrolinx News has regularly updated readers on the work taking place on the rail route, we thought it was again time to see what all that toiling is adding up to. Let’s go down the line. It’s one of the most important transit lines in … Continue reading How Metrolinx continues to make improvements and expand GO Train service on Kitchener Line

Ontario Line design consultations start in the East Segment following release of latest report

Having a strategy to reduce the impacts of new transit projects is critical to their success. That’s why Metrolinx takes time to do thorough environmental assessments and gather public feedback well before construction begins. Today (Sept. 23), the transit agency released a report for upcoming work along the Lakeshore East GO rail corridor, where new … Continue reading Ontario Line design consultations start in the East Segment following release of latest report

University lecture hall becomes testing lab for noise levels on Yonge North Subway Extension

A recent sound test at the York University’s Schulich School of Business demonstrated how modern subway design keeps things peaceful and quiet in communities while subways travel in tunnels below. The lecture halls of York University’s Schulich School of Business, are best known as places where future generations of business leaders learn the latest practices … Continue reading University lecture hall becomes testing lab for noise levels on Yonge North Subway Extension

Metrolinx seeking community feedback on priorities for Ontario Line design options in northern segment

This week Metrolinx is launching a survey to explore community design priorities for the Ontario Line in Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park. Read on to find out how you can have your say. Metrolinx is looking for public input on key design elements that will be used on the north segment of the Ontario Line. … Continue reading Metrolinx seeking community feedback on priorities for Ontario Line design options in northern segment