New Rutherford GO pedestrian bridge finds its forever home – See video of the lift and installation

Recently, Metrolinx's contractors successfully lifted the new Rutherford GO pedestrian bridge into place. Sit back and watch how they did it in one night. It was about substantial heft and quick timing. After months of planning and preparation, a recent pedestrian bridge was lifted and set in place at Rutherford GO within a short overnight … Continue reading New Rutherford GO pedestrian bridge finds its forever home – See video of the lift and installation

Before the wrecking crews and future arrive – Prepping Agincourt GO for major passenger and station changes

Check out the new setup for customers at Agincourt GO as Metrolinx prepares for the upcoming demolition of the existing station building. There’s new sights on the site. Customers at Agincourt GO Station will notice changes that will pave the way for demolition of the existing main building, as well as construction of a new … Continue reading Before the wrecking crews and future arrive – Prepping Agincourt GO for major passenger and station changes

Hovering above Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Including images of massive Maintenance and Storage Facility

Take a look down at Toronto, as the light rail transit route takes shape. But really focus on the MSF, which will be home to the light rail vehicles. Work on the Finch Avenue West light rail transit route continues, and we have some recent and revealing remote drone shots. They include images taken while … Continue reading Hovering above Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Including images of massive Maintenance and Storage Facility

What does a new water-main look like? We’ll show you as work continues along the Hurontario Light Rail Transit route

Crews toiling around construction sites, such as the Hurontario LRT (HuLRT) line, are a common sight in urban areas. But for those living in the communities where workers and machinery are hard at it, it’s always interesting to know what’s happening behind the barriers and down into the pits. We often try to show you … Continue reading What does a new water-main look like? We’ll show you as work continues along the Hurontario Light Rail Transit route

Now that’s an interesting point of view – Metrolinx launches annual accessibility consultation with seven areas of focus

Metrolinx is reaching out. The transit agency is looking for feedback on services and projects, while looking for input into vital accessibility planning that includes all Ontarians. In your spare bedroom turned home office. While using a kitchen stool as a makeshift office chair. Or while on your cell phone as you make dinner for … Continue reading Now that’s an interesting point of view – Metrolinx launches annual accessibility consultation with seven areas of focus

Kipling Transit Hub reaches another milestone as new amenities open for customers

With major work wrapping up on the Kipling Transit Hub, more amenities are now open for travelers in Toronto’s west end. Customers can now use the pedestrian bridge and underground tunnel. Let’s lead you through the progress. The Kipling Transit Hub is getting close to the finish line. The major Etobicoke transit centre has recently … Continue reading Kipling Transit Hub reaches another milestone as new amenities open for customers

An Anne Marie Aikins column – Hello to a fresh new start in 2021 for transit riders and beyond

Putting 2020 in the rear-view mirror is going to be a challenge. But in this column by Metrolinx’s well-known media senior-manager, Anne Marie Aikins, she writes there’s plenty of reason to feel good about looking straight ahead this year – while allowing some good things to tag along. I dare you to disagree. The end … Continue reading An Anne Marie Aikins column – Hello to a fresh new start in 2021 for transit riders and beyond

Images that moved a major Toronto light rail transit project along – Crosstown Photos of the Year

While the world may seem to have slowed down this year, progress along Eglinton for the new light rail transit (LRT) line certainly has not. We’ve regularly showcased those progress images here. But we wanted to pause before the calendar clicks over to 2021, to pay tribute to some of the most engaging photos of … Continue reading Images that moved a major Toronto light rail transit project along – Crosstown Photos of the Year

Quick change – vivaNext bus rapidway opens in York Region with new Richmond Hill segment

Big news for York Region with the implementation of new ‘rapidways’. Here’s what you need to know. Now that’s rapid change. On Sunday (Dec. 20), the vivaNext rapidway on Yonge Street in Richmond Hill officially opened to riders, marking the completion of a total of 33.7 km. of rapid transit corridors in York Region. The … Continue reading Quick change – vivaNext bus rapidway opens in York Region with new Richmond Hill segment

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