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Anne Marie Aikins takes a tour through Metrolinx’s lost and found department – and discovers hints of 2021

Metrolinx’s Lost and Found department is always a window into private lives and changing priorities – so Anne Marie Aikins, Head of Media and Public Relations, recently took a tour through the room full of curious, unique and tragic stories as told through customers’ lost belongings to see how life has changed – or stayed the same – during 2021. It was supposed to be … Continue reading Anne Marie Aikins takes a tour through Metrolinx’s lost and found department – and discovers hints of 2021

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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 also a bit of interesting project planning. There are many … Continue reading Bramalea GO Transit bus loop on the move again before finding the home it deserves

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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 a photo cheat-sheet on the many changes at this station. … Continue reading Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

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Metrolinx gives away free firewood at Rouge Hill GO Station

As part of its environmental work – to repurpose trees that have had to be taken down along transit routes – Metrolinx is offering up cut wood to residents. Here’s the details of the event happening on Saturday (Dec. 18). Tis the season for logs on the fire. Metrolinx is continuing a project that offers out cut firewood – taken from trees felled for safety … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away free firewood at Rouge Hill GO Station

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Mandatory vaccination policy takes effect for GO train crews

As Alstom crews aboard GO trains all start adhering to Metrolinx’s rules on the need to be fully vaccinated, here is what customers should know about any impact to scheduling of trips. The mandatory vaccination policy for GO train crews, who are employees of Alstom and subject to the company’s mandatory vaccination policy in line with Metrolinx’s policy, is now in effect. Although 96 per … Continue reading Mandatory vaccination policy takes effect for GO train crews

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How Don Valley Layover is part of a new vision for transit in the GTHA

There are a lot of moving pieces when it comes to the future of how people will move around in communities inside and just outside Toronto. Sometimes, how the parts are connected – to form a larger picture of transit in the years to come – can be a bit fuzzy. So we’re taking a look at the transformation against one of the most iconic … Continue reading How Don Valley Layover is part of a new vision for transit in the GTHA

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Metrolinx virtual open house will give update on Davenport Diamond Greenway

Design on the Greenway is well underway and Metrolinx will share the updates in an upcoming virtual open house. Residents can participate by reviewing and commenting on project materials during a two-week period as of November 29 and by attending a live session with the project team on December 13. Here’s how you can get involved. Metrolinx is ready to share the first Davenport Diamond … Continue reading Metrolinx virtual open house will give update on Davenport Diamond Greenway

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Metrolinx helps fight cold and flu season with Clorox

Metrolinx is partnering with Clorox to provide free packages of Clorox® On-The-GO Disinfecting Wipes on GO trains during weekdays from Nov. 23 to Dec. 17. Of course, it also means while supplies last. Metrolinx is partnering with Clorox to provide free packages of Clorox® On-The-GO Disinfecting Wipes on GO trains on weekdays from Nov. 23 to Dec. 17. Of course, it also means while supplies … Continue reading Metrolinx helps fight cold and flu season with Clorox

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Caledonia Station shows unique open design on Crosstown LRT route

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has some interesting elements, beyond the big engineering moments we often show. In the most recent images from the Toronto transit project, two pictures caught our eye – one that is about design and the other an element that will help customers moving along even without the light rail vehicles. Along Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) … Continue reading Caledonia Station shows unique open design on Crosstown LRT route

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 white retrofitted GO buses – dubbed ‘GO-VAXX’ buses – have … Continue reading GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs