New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art back-up power facility that will not only keep a vital rapid transit line moving if the lights go out, it will also help a west-end Toronto community get one step closer to its ambitious sustainability targets. The recipe for any good rapid transit project includes more than just tracks, … Continue reading New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

(Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we wanted to show you two images that help reflect both the detail, as well as the size, of the project. The details of … Continue reading (Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

Tunnel vision for Eglinton Station section – Photo of the day

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s another look at work on a section that’s needed for a mechanical building. Despite some pavement-scorching weather, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, the builders working on … Continue reading Tunnel vision for Eglinton Station section – Photo of the day

Take the ultimate Eglinton Crosstown reader quiz

How deeply were you paying attention during our recent Crosstown Progress series? We’ve been exploring construction of every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton light rail transit route and it's time to take our test.  It’s always about the details. The minutiae and particulars that create a bigger picture. And when you’re building one of … Continue reading Take the ultimate Eglinton Crosstown reader quiz

Infographic – How light rail transit is being built on the surface for Toronto’s Crosstown line

For those who live and work around construction of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project, the most obvious – and visible – progress takes place at the surface. But amid the clamour and construction – as residents and businesses patiently wait for the line to be finished – it’s easy to not notice the different stages of … Continue reading Infographic – How light rail transit is being built on the surface for Toronto’s Crosstown line

Keeping track of rail change – Crosstown LRT photo of the day

As we’ve taken readers from end to end of every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we wanted to find ways to keep updates on the progress coming. So most Mondays, as our series continues, we’ll include a current and interesting photo of the build. To start, it’s all about making tracks. … Continue reading Keeping track of rail change – Crosstown LRT photo of the day