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Metrolinx takes measures to make transit more equitable

At a time when organizations are looking to root out systemic biases, Metrolinx is no exception. The transit agency’s Planning team is looking for new ways to include equity, diversity and inclusion in its decision making to benefit a wider range of people and communities. Here’s how that work is going. New transit lines improve neighbourhoods. But are those benefits equitable? Experts review technical data … Continue reading Metrolinx takes measures to make transit more equitable

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On a day set aside to honour transit workers – A sneak peek at behind-the-scenes workings of Metrolinx

While it may not have come up during chatter over breakfast, today is Transit Operator and Worker Appreciation Day across Canada. That’s a nod to those dedicated teams that keep services – including GO Transit, UP Express and Metrolinx’s many urban rail projects – moving ahead. And in a year that has seen many people stop, they keep going. So we thought we’d take this … Continue reading On a day set aside to honour transit workers – A sneak peek at behind-the-scenes workings of Metrolinx

Metrolinx receives leadership awards at CUTA Conference

Canadian Urban Transit Association recognizes Metrolinx for advancements in marketing and communications – as well as innovation. Metrolinx has had to clear some space on the mantel, for two prestigious industry awards. Though we really should pass the honours on to our passengers and employees. The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) today awarded Metrolinx with a Marketing and Communications Award for its exceptional development and … Continue reading Metrolinx receives leadership awards at CUTA Conference