A show on the GO – Metrolinx and Luminato Festival team up to bring live performances to GO Trains this month

Luminato Festival is doing live performances on GO Trains to entertain riders during their commute. Read on to get a sneak peek of this first-of-its-kind show and find out where you can see it. This month, keep your eyes peeled for live performances coming to a GO Train near you. What kind of performances? Well, the show actually takes place on the GO Train. The … Continue reading A show on the GO – Metrolinx and Luminato Festival team up to bring live performances to GO Trains this month

Night Market Toronto hosting Canada’s first-ever Halal food tour at GO stations – meet the people behind the idea

Headed to eight cities in southern Ontario, Night Market Toronto is hosting Canada’s first-ever Halal food tour. Metrolinx News spoke to the organizers to learn more about the inspiration behind the events as well as the impacts of working with GO Transit. It’s not easy for people with dietary restrictions to find accessible options. That’s what sparked the inspiration for Canada’s first-ever Halal food tour, … Continue reading Night Market Toronto hosting Canada’s first-ever Halal food tour at GO stations – meet the people behind the idea

Metrolinx welcoming new Canadians at eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day

Metrolinx is working to deliver a more integrated and inclusive transit network that meets the diverse needs of customers and communities. Find out more about the event below. Newcomers are a vital part of how the region is growing and thriving. That’s why Metrolinx is working to ensure everyone can travel to work, school and explore the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area easily and affordably … Continue reading Metrolinx welcoming new Canadians at eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day

Metrolinx releases design survey results for public spaces around Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

As Metrolinx advances plans to bring fast, convenient Ontario Line subway service to Thorncliffe Park, teams have been collecting feedback from community members to help shape the look and feel of the areas surrounding the Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility in Thorncliffe Park. Here are the results.  Communities are at the centre of decision making for Metrolinx. That’s why teams are working directly with … Continue reading Metrolinx releases design survey results for public spaces around Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

Building more than transit – Finch West LRT team helps out local school

Bringing more transit to a community is great, but there’s more to transit building than just the tracks, trains, and stations. Mosaic Transit Group is on the ground in the Finch West community everyday and helping contribute more than just a new light rail line. When Metrolinx News showcases the Finch West light rail transit (LRT), we often highlight construction activities like station excavations, massive … Continue reading Building more than transit – Finch West LRT team helps out local school

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Metrolinx to host a virtual event on the environmental benefits of pollinators in the Davenport Diamond Greenway

Experts will share Davenport Diamond Greenway design features that support pollinators, and the many ways that yards, gardens, and other public spaces in the community can help pollinators, too. Read on to find out how to get involved. Residents will learn about the habitat features of the Davenport Diamond Greenway and how these landscapes will provide food, shelter, and nesting sites for bees, butterflies and … Continue reading Metrolinx to host a virtual event on the environmental benefits of pollinators in the Davenport Diamond Greenway

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Ontario Line team to hold virtual open house on latest project plans

Now that Metrolinx has shared new station plans for the Ontario Line from Gerrard to Science Centre, and published the latest draft environmental assessment, Metrolinx teams are hosting another series of open houses. And they’re starting this month. Read on to find out when events are happening and how to register. With Ontario Line plans coming into greater focus, Metrolinx is hosting another round of … Continue reading Ontario Line team to hold virtual open house on latest project plans

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What’s next for the future of Toronto’s Union Station – Iconic Canadian rail station prepares for more improvements as important procurement deal signed

Union Station, arguably the nation’s most historic and revered transit hub, has seen a number of advances and upgrades – even during these COVID days. And the changes continue with the announcement of a procurement deal officially signed today. Here’s what else is coming down the tracks. Advancement and upgrades at Union Station continue, as today (Jan. 31), Metrolinx announced the signing of the procurement … Continue reading What’s next for the future of Toronto’s Union Station – Iconic Canadian rail station prepares for more improvements as important procurement deal signed

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Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

Metrolinx wants to hear what residents have to say on the Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. During an upcoming virtual engagement, people will have the chance to learn what impact community feedback has already made and provide more input on the project. Today (Jan. 18) marks the launch of the third in the series of five virtual public engagements that Metrolinx is hosting on … Continue reading Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

The Hurontario light rail transit project made great strides in 2021 in Mississauga and Brampton and is moving full steam ahead in 2022. Metrolinx News breaks down the progress made and what’s to come this year. It’s a big year for transit in Peel Region as progress continues on the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) line. The new 18-kilometre line will bring clean rapid transit … Continue reading What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022