A history of barley, war effort and business – Toronto’s Golden Mile enters new era with Crosstown development

In our ongoing Progress series, exploring every stop and station along the Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re visiting an area that boasts an important and colourful Canadian history. The Golden Mile, which helped to arm Canadian soldiers during a time of war, is preparing to welcome next-generation transit to Toronto. Places, like people, come … Continue reading A history of barley, war effort and business – Toronto’s Golden Mile enters new era with Crosstown development

Metrolinx pic pick of the week – The other-world of Crosstown’s Avenue dig

As we prepare to publish features on construction of the final stops and stations along the Crosstown light rail transit line – all part of our ongoing Progress series – we wanted to travel back a few platforms, to show you a new and remarkable image from Avenue Station. Avenue Station – located 32 metres … Continue reading Metrolinx pic pick of the week – The other-world of Crosstown’s Avenue dig

Inside locked doors. You’re invited inside the world of light rail transit at the Eglinton Crosstown Maintenance Facility

For the first time ever – as part of Doors Open Toronto 2019 – we’re granting access to the brand new world-class Eglinton Crosstown LRT maintenance facility. Step this way please. Every major enterprise in the world has a headquarters, that’s usually far outside the public’s eye. We’re now opening up ours to you. It’s … Continue reading Inside locked doors. You’re invited inside the world of light rail transit at the Eglinton Crosstown Maintenance Facility

On Track – Your first view of Toronto’s Crosstown’s light rail vehicles in motion

During our ongoing Crosstown Progress series, looking at every major element of Toronto's Crosstown light rail transit project, we've seen work on the line, but haven't seen the machines that will run on those rails. That changes today. Our Metrolinx light rail vehicles are being tested, and we can finally show you how they look … Continue reading On Track – Your first view of Toronto’s Crosstown’s light rail vehicles in motion

Behind the name – The journey to get to ‘Hakimi Lebovic Stop’

Finding a strong name for a transit platform is no easy feat. Those important titles become part of the fabric of the community. In this latest stop on our Crosstown Progress series, we explore the distinguished origins – and status – of the Hakimi Lebovic Stop. Sometimes, it’s not ‘what’s in a name’, but rather … Continue reading Behind the name – The journey to get to ‘Hakimi Lebovic Stop’

Crosstown Progress? It’s all about the tracks being made along Toronto’s Golden Mile

In this part of our continuing series on the state of construction along Eglinton’s light rail transit (LRT) line – as well as the important features to come – we’re stepping off on stops at O’Connor and Pharmacy. If you want to know how far we’ve come, just follow our tracks. For local community members … Continue reading Crosstown Progress? It’s all about the tracks being made along Toronto’s Golden Mile

Coming up to a take a breath in Toronto’s complex Crosstown construction

In this next chapter of our continuing Crosstown Progress series, profiling every major element of construction along the Eglinton light rail transit (LRT) line, we’re in the fresh spring air for stops at both Wynford and Sloane. This is no simple matter. Construction for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line has been far from elementary for … Continue reading Coming up to a take a breath in Toronto’s complex Crosstown construction

Aga Khan Park and Museum will open door to importance of Muslim civilizations to world heritage

On this stop in our ongoing Crosstown Progress series, exploring each important element along the Eglinton light rail transit (LRT) system, we arrive at a platform that will give customers the chance to explore important ties to a global past. We know the reach of each station along the Crosstown LRT project doesn’t start and … Continue reading Aga Khan Park and Museum will open door to importance of Muslim civilizations to world heritage

Science Centre provides unique portal of discovery for Crosstown station

In the latest stop in our ongoing Crosstown Progress tour – visiting every major feature along Toronto’s future Eglinton light rail transit (LRT) system – we’re looking at the tech and effort used for the Science Centre Station. A lot of sophisticated know-how takes place to be able to build a major light rail transit system in … Continue reading Science Centre provides unique portal of discovery for Crosstown station