ShopEglinton2Win Launches for Eglinton Avenue businesses & shoppers

New contest launches encouraging shopping along Eglinton Avenue. Metrolinx is partnering with ShopLocal2Win to encourage people to shop along Eglinton Avenue. From Nov. 7 until Dec. 18, 2022, Eglinton Avenue shoppers and businesses will have a chance to win cash with every purchase of $15 or more. How does it work? For six weeks, there will be weekly draws for $1,000. To participate, upload your … Continue reading ShopEglinton2Win Launches for Eglinton Avenue businesses & shoppers

Innovative canopy lift at Eglinton GO takes project to new heights

New video shows first time a pre-built platform canopy getting hoisted into place at GO station. On a Friday night in September, an empty platform at Eglinton GO Station was transformed. The east Toronto station saw an innovative construction technique used by its contractor – Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. – to install a canopy structure over the station’s south platform over the course of 24 hours. … Continue reading Innovative canopy lift at Eglinton GO takes project to new heights

Learn about Barrie GO Line expansion at next virtual open house

Metrolinx posting digital update on double tracking later this month. Register to post questions. Barrie GO Expansion is already underway and will allow for a second set of tracks during future construction.  This project covers Barrie GO Line improvements between King Street West to the south and just north of Finch Avenue West.  The virtual open house presentation will focus on zone 2 (approximately from … Continue reading Learn about Barrie GO Line expansion at next virtual open house

GO releases DC-themed PRESTO card for this year’s FAN EXPO

Calling all DC fans – GO is introducing DC character-themed, collectable PRESTO cards. Lost the keys to the Batmobile? Take the GO Train instead. FAN EXPO Canada is around the corner, and Metrolinx is bringing new ways for customers to enjoy the event. Kicking off on Aug. 25, FAN EXPO Canada is a convention bringing together thousands of sci-fi, horror, anime, comic book and gaming … Continue reading GO releases DC-themed PRESTO card for this year’s FAN EXPO

The CNE is back – here’s how GO Transit can get you there

Metrolinx News explains how GO Transit is helping visitors get to the Ex & how they can save money. It just doesn’t feel like summer without the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). Thankfully, this year it’s back – and like it has for decades, GO Transit is the best way to get to Exhibition Station. Here’s your GO guide to the Ex. Plan ahead No matter … Continue reading The CNE is back – here’s how GO Transit can get you there

Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

There are lots of summer events & year-round destinations to see across the future Ontario Line route. With summer in full swing, there are many community events of all sizes opening across the city. Notably, Exhibition Place is back with a busy schedule of long-awaited events, including the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), the region’s most well-known end of summer celebration that runs from Aug. 19 … Continue reading Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

‘On De Road Again’ – Metrolinx is gearing up to celebrate the return of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 

After two years of pandemic life, Metrolinx is once again ready bring thousands of customers to Exhibition Place, the starting point of North America’s largest celebration of diversity and freedom. See the renderings of this year’s brand-new bus wrap design and learn how Metrolinx is making it easier for customers to get to the Grande Parade.  It’s the return of Toronto’s biggest celebration of Caribbean … Continue reading ‘On De Road Again’ – Metrolinx is gearing up to celebrate the return of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 

Metrolinx hosting free firewood giveaway for York Region communities

This summer, Metrolinx and its contractor will be holding firewood giveaway events in East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville for members of the York Region community. Find how out to get your hands on some free wood. As part of Metrolinx’s vegetation management program, the transit agency is giving away firewood to communities. The aim of these events is to divert wood waste from landfills. Metrolinx is … Continue reading Metrolinx hosting free firewood giveaway for York Region communities

Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

Metrolinx recently held two free tree and shrub giveaway events for local property owners living near the Lakeshore East GO tracks and the future Ontario Line route.  See photos and a video from the events here. People in Toronto’s east end have another reason to spend time in their gardens. That’s because hundreds of local residents went home with free trees and shrubs after a … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

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Heading to the Oakville Canada Day party? Plan your trip here

The Town of Oakville is hosting a free Canada Day celebration at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. With road closures in effect, there will be no parking near the event – but there is a transit connection. Read on to learn more about travelling to this Canada Day celebration. Communities across the region are coming back together this year to celebrate Canada Day, and Metrolinx is … Continue reading Heading to the Oakville Canada Day party? Plan your trip here