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Crosstown LRT breaks through to connect Cedarvale Station with Eglinton West TTC Station

In the latest batch of Crosstown Light Rail Transit project progress pictures, there are plenty of paths crossing – including to the TTC. Here’s what’s new. It’s all about connections. New images from the Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction project show a number of interesting intersects – from transit lines to where customers will soon pay for their rides. Here’s a ‘breakdown’ – including … Continue reading Crosstown LRT breaks through to connect Cedarvale Station with Eglinton West TTC Station

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New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

Progress has been made at the Rutherford Road grade separation with the north side of the underpass now open to westbound traffic. As construction moves into the home stretch, customers will soon see the completion of the new road, pedestrian paths and more. Here’s the latest, and what’s to come for this Metrolinx project. The new year has brought a gift for Vaughan drivers: the … Continue reading New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

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Steeles Avenue East underpass – A look back and what’s to come next in 2022

The end of the year is a time for celebrations and reflection. It’s also a time to appreciate progress, recognize milestones and thank local residents and businesses for their support as work continues to improve transit infrastructure for communities. Take a look back – and a bit ahead – at the construction progress on the Steeles Avenue East underpass in 2021. Metrolinx has kept residents … Continue reading Steeles Avenue East underpass – A look back and what’s to come next in 2022

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GO Expansion set to electrify the region – With rapid all-day service and new electric trains

There is no precedent for the GO Expansion program – it is a highly complex undertaking unlike anything before in Canada. The largest and most complicated element of the program is the GO Expansion On-Corridor Works package, a single innovative, fully integrated contract to run more and better service. The winning team will design, build, operate, and maintain the new infrastructure and trains for 25 … Continue reading GO Expansion set to electrify the region – With rapid all-day service and new electric trains

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Metrolinx to meet virtually with Birch Cliff and Birchmount residents ahead of GO Expansion construction

Metrolinx will be hosting a live virtual meeting in a couple of weeks (Jan. 10) to talk to residents about upcoming construction between Wolcott Avenue and Kennedy Road, in Scarborough. Here’s a look at the upcoming project, including important timelines, as well as more information about the public event. Metrolinx is holding a virtual public forum to walk through work that’s taking place between Scarborough’s … Continue reading Metrolinx to meet virtually with Birch Cliff and Birchmount residents ahead of GO Expansion construction

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Wrapping up a big year for Scarborough’s new subway extension – See the new video

Construction officially began on Scarborough’s subway extension in June 2021, and crews continue to make great progress on delivering this project. Here’s a look back at a big year of milestones on the Scarborough Subway Extension. When it comes to progress on Scarborough’s new subway extension, a lot can happen in six months. Just over half a year ago, the northeast corner of Sheppard Avenue … Continue reading Wrapping up a big year for Scarborough’s new subway extension – See the new video

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Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

Bramalea GO Station is one of the busiest on the Kitchener Line. It’s also a good example of some of the improvements happening as part of the GO Expansion project. While many regular travellers may have been away from the Bramalea facility as the province continues to fight against COVID-19, we thought we’d offer up a photo cheat-sheet on the many changes at this station. … Continue reading Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

Weston GO Station improvements are well underway

Weston GO Station, a community hub and key transit point in Toronto, is receiving much-needed improvements to make way for more train service, part of the broader GO Expansion program, including a new platform and track. Read on to learn more and see progress photos from the site. Improvements to Weston GO Station are well under way, as GO service expands to better serve customers. … Continue reading Weston GO Station improvements are well underway

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Metrolinx issues safety reminder after road rage incidents involving Hurontario LRT workers

Metrolinx is asking for people to take their time and be courteous after a recent string of incidents involving frustrated drivers harassing workers. Find out more about these recent incidents and what’s being done about it, including a new safety video. Metrolinx is reminding the public to take their time when travelling through construction zones following recent road rage incidents on Hurontario Street in Peel … Continue reading Metrolinx issues safety reminder after road rage incidents involving Hurontario LRT workers

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How Don Valley Layover is part of a new vision for transit in the GTHA

There are a lot of moving pieces when it comes to the future of how people will move around in communities inside and just outside Toronto. Sometimes, how the parts are connected – to form a larger picture of transit in the years to come – can be a bit fuzzy. So we’re taking a look at the transformation against one of the most iconic … Continue reading How Don Valley Layover is part of a new vision for transit in the GTHA