What’s been happening as Union Station GO platforms have changed? And are they being extended? Here’s what’s new for the Toronto transit hub

Despite size, history and almost constant use, Union Station sees modernization features added. One determined bite at a time. That, philosophers and an Internet search agree, is how you eat an entire elephant. But what if that particular pachyderm is the size of many city blocks, is universally valued, historically protected and is constantly busy … Continue reading What’s been happening as Union Station GO platforms have changed? And are they being extended? Here’s what’s new for the Toronto transit hub

Winning bidder officially announced for Hurontario light rail transit project

Build will have major impact for transit passengers, and communities, in Mississauga and Brampton. Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) today (Oct. 21) have officially announced the winning bidder for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project. Mobilinx, the winning team, will design, build, finance, operate and maintain the new transit project for a 30-year term. … Continue reading Winning bidder officially announced for Hurontario light rail transit project

Crosstown remote cranes do heavy lifting as Yonge and Eglinton pedestrians return to normal crosswalks (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re showing how workers are kept at a safe distance when cranes pull heavy loads, as well as a new image of popular Laird … Continue reading Crosstown remote cranes do heavy lifting as Yonge and Eglinton pedestrians return to normal crosswalks (Photos of the day)

Crosstown’s Mount Dennis Station elevated guideway is looking up (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re showing some love for an unsung hero of the build – the elevated guideway. We tend to go overboard about the underground. As … Continue reading Crosstown’s Mount Dennis Station elevated guideway is looking up (Photos of the day)

Pickering pedestrian bridge wins international award. Take our quiz to find reasons why it gets so much love

As one of Ontario’s most recognizable pedestrian bridges wins an international award, we span your knowledge with a quiz – including if you’re among the thousands to cross it every day. It's crossed over into wider acclaim. The Pickering pedestrian bridge, a pathway that has become iconic in Ontario, has won another nod of approval. Earlier … Continue reading Pickering pedestrian bridge wins international award. Take our quiz to find reasons why it gets so much love

Keelesdale Station sets groundwork for rail installation (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re at the heart of Caledonia Station, standing track-level at Keelesdale and can now practically see buses arriving at Mount Dennis. It was the … Continue reading Keelesdale Station sets groundwork for rail installation (Photos of the day)

An important rail line gets its due – Stouffville sees advances in installation of second track

A transit route that predates British Columbia’s entrance into Confederation is seeing fresh new rail stretching almost 15 kilometres. That sets the groundwork for important changes for thousands of passengers who daily count on the line. A line that stretches back further than our current map of Canada has now been shifted. As part of … Continue reading An important rail line gets its due – Stouffville sees advances in installation of second track

How the sound of construction vehicles backing up – and even the iconic ‘clickety clack’ of trains on rails – is being toned down a notch

Noise is a constant in the world – from the phone alarm that wakes us up in the morning to the ambient noise around us all day to the sounds of kids playing outside when it’s time to go to sleep at night. But as a contributor to that urban racket, Metrolinx is taking steps … Continue reading How the sound of construction vehicles backing up – and even the iconic ‘clickety clack’ of trains on rails – is being toned down a notch

No Stranger Things – Eglinton Crosstown LRT station marks milestone after two year long epic dig (Photos of the day)

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’re celebrating a progress milestone in the Crosstown construction journey. After years of sweat, dirt and digging, Laird Station is now the first of the … Continue reading No Stranger Things – Eglinton Crosstown LRT station marks milestone after two year long epic dig (Photos of the day)

Media spotlight shines on Toronto’s Science Centre Station – So you’re on the tour as well

Select press given a chance to see the progress at the underground light rail transit station that will soon be a vital mobility hub for a busy part of the city. Steps away from Toronto’s Ontario Science Centre, where visitors explore interactive experiences, the media had the chance to discover a whole new world underground. … Continue reading Media spotlight shines on Toronto’s Science Centre Station – So you’re on the tour as well