Metrolinx grabs the sun to help power stations and save energy costs

The power behind Metrolinx is more than just the strength of GO Transit and UP Express vehicles, or even the great machines making progress on important new transit routes across the Greater Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario. The transit agency is soaking up the benefits of tapping into solar power at a number of stations. Let’s shine some … Continue reading Metrolinx grabs the sun to help power stations and save energy costs

Get the facts about Ontario Line plans in Riverside and Leslieville

There’s a lot of anticipation about how the Ontario Line will make it faster and easier to move around the city, but there’s also a lot of speculation and inaccurate information floating around – particularly when it comes to the vibrant communities of Riverside and Leslieville. All of this conflicting information can be confusing, so … Continue reading Get the facts about Ontario Line plans in Riverside and Leslieville

The Hurontario LRT is digging deep at Port Credit GO Station

A number of key elements of the Hurontario light rail transit line have been shaping up over the past few months. And one of the areas seeing a lot of activity and progress has been Port Credit. Let’s dig into the work, including what will become the outline of the future Hurontario LRT Station stop at Port Credit GO. … Continue reading The Hurontario LRT is digging deep at Port Credit GO Station

Finch West LRT project sees track and electrical milestones for Toronto route

The Finch West light rail transit route has checked off key advances that literally put it on track for important vehicle testing to come later this year, including track work and needed elements for the maintenance and storage facility. Let’s take a run to explore how far teams have come. Crews toiling away on the … Continue reading Finch West LRT project sees track and electrical milestones for Toronto route

Making room for the Hurontario LRT in Mississauga City Centre

Mississauga residents may have noticed construction crews working in the middle of one of the city’s busiest roads. It may look like normal roadwork, but in fact they are prepping the area for construction on the region’s first rapid transit line. Metrolinx News breaks down what this construction is for and why it’s happening now. … Continue reading Making room for the Hurontario LRT in Mississauga City Centre

Eglinton Crosstown West Extension deal signed and sealed

With West End Connectors officially on board to deliver the tunnels, the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension project is another step closer to getting shovels in the ground for the 9.2-kilometre extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT. Here are the details. The Eglinton Crosstown West Extension has reached an important financial milestone. Once built, the Eglinton … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown West Extension deal signed and sealed

Kipling Transit Hub is complete and offering more connections in West Toronto

Construction of Kipling Transit Hub is complete. Located in Toronto west region, the key hub seamlessly connects customers to three transit providers – GO Transit, MiWay and TTC. Watch a new video that takes a tour of the new Kipling Bus Terminal (GO & MiWay), the pedestrian tunnels, renovated GO station building and modern amenities.  The final pieces of the puzzle have been put into place for the Kipling Transit Hub.  The … Continue reading Kipling Transit Hub is complete and offering more connections in West Toronto

Why jet fans are needed on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project is all about a million details many customers, and those living near stations, may not immediately think about. Huge fans placed in the underground portions are a good example of how planners are builders are thinking about safety on the line, at all times. Usually when we … Continue reading Why jet fans are needed on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line

Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

Starting this spring, Metrolinx contractors will begin work on the first of a few bridge upgrades that will help make expanding GO Train service possible. The work will have some impact on Guelph residents, get all the details below. Metrolinx is continuing to make progress on expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line. The … Continue reading Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

Drone video footage from Crosstown LRT project flies over Science Centre Station

The intersection of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East is already offering a few new interesting pieces to the city’s landscape. As part of the Eglinton Crosstown project, we have new video over some highlights of the ongoing build. Come fly with us. The latest Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project video provides … Continue reading Drone video footage from Crosstown LRT project flies over Science Centre Station