Attention intergalactic fighters – Metrolinx issues warning to keep your phasers holstered while on GO vehicles

As FAN EXPO Canada begins in Toronto, those in costumes are being asked to be careful pulling out replica weapons. Alright Han Solo, let’s just put down the blaster pistol and talk this through. And you over there, dressed in that black suit and dark sunglasses, you can stop showing off your Noisy Cricket weapon … Continue reading Attention intergalactic fighters – Metrolinx issues warning to keep your phasers holstered while on GO vehicles

Get behind some great kids with this backpack challenge at Union Station

While one backpack may seem the same as the next – especially as a new school year begins – for a local family struggling to afford the essentials needed for class, that single bag can help educate a child. We’re going to take some weight off your shoulders, by giving you the opportunity to take … Continue reading Get behind some great kids with this backpack challenge at Union Station

Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s how the Science Centre Station is really shaping up. Science is building fast. At least when it comes to construction of the Science Centre Station, … Continue reading Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

2,500 gallons of paint have just been put on the ground of Hamilton GO – find out why every drop matters to passengers

It’s difficult to miss all the new high contrast paint just put down at Hamilton GO. Visually, it leaps up at customers. But there’s substance behind that bright green style. It’s safe to say, Metrolinx has added a bit more than just a splash of colour to Hamilton GO Centre. After five nights and applying approximately 2,500 … Continue reading 2,500 gallons of paint have just been put on the ground of Hamilton GO – find out why every drop matters to passengers

Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Scores of new options added to GO train routes for September. Here are some of the biggest service improvements across the system. Metrolinx has announced a major advance in the GO Transit expansion program, with nearly 150 new and extended train trips each week, starting on August 31. With this round of changes there will … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Time to GO build another chapter in your favourite Canadian National Exhibition tradition

The staple of a late Toronto summer kicks off this weekend. Getting down to the deep-fried, midway-lights, popcorn-smells, ride-squeals, cute-animal-gushing fun has never been easier. And you may find yourself boarding a GO bus, even when you get there. Can you smell the kettle corn yet? It’s almost popping. Some would say the only way … Continue reading Time to GO build another chapter in your favourite Canadian National Exhibition tradition

Up, up and away – New Eglinton Crosstown LRT flyover video released

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we take you high above a section of the work. Prepare to lift off. We usually start your Monday with an image or two of … Continue reading Up, up and away – New Eglinton Crosstown LRT flyover video released

Bramalea GO station hits milestone with major move of bus platforms

Customers will access stops in a newly built area, west of the station building. Major changes will take place at the busiest station on the Kitchener GO Transit line this week. Bramalea GO, which has remained a bustling hub for Peel Region throughout major construction, will reach a significant milestone a year and a half … Continue reading Bramalea GO station hits milestone with major move of bus platforms

Metrolinx Transit Safety teams expand to include K9 unit

The three newest team members are undergoing 12 weeks of intensive training and will be on duty sometime in September. Their upcoming official patrols will be historic. It’s a busy afternoon in York Concourse. Hundreds of thousands of people are flowing through Toronto’s Union Station, heading up to the GO Transit platforms. But something seems out … Continue reading Metrolinx Transit Safety teams expand to include K9 unit

(Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

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 capture the many safety measures being installed, as well as the mesmerizing art of engineering … Continue reading (Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art