Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Scores of new options added to GO train routes for September. Here are some of the biggest service improvements across the system. Metrolinx has announced a major advance in the GO Transit expansion program, with nearly 150 new and extended train trips each week, starting on August 31. With this round of changes there will … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

On the Road Again: Metrolinx Town Hall comes to York Region

Customers and community members engage with transit leaders during a meeting in Vaughan. They arrived with questions. And scores of local residents and community members from all across York region were eager to learn about transit plans for their area, during a June 24 Metrolinx town hall at Vaughan City Hall. From operational costs to … Continue reading On the Road Again: Metrolinx Town Hall comes to York Region

This wrap’s just the start – ‘Ride with Pride’ GO bus makes big entrance

We unveil our freshly wrapped Pride GO bus in Bowmanville. There are times when you just need to stand out for good reason. On June 13, Metrolinx unveiled this year’s ‘Ride with Pride’ GO bus at the Bowmanville Rainbow Crosswalk dedication ceremony in the city’s east end. It is the first rainbow crosswalk in Durham … Continue reading This wrap’s just the start – ‘Ride with Pride’ GO bus makes big entrance

Transit stops are given name changes on the Hurontario and Finch West LRT Lines

Metrolinx Board approves new titles for transit links. At Metrolinx, we are in the midst of planning and building some of the biggest transit infrastructure in the world. An important part of our planning process includes making it easier for our customers to find their stations, stops and interchanges throughout our system, and through wayfinding … Continue reading Transit stops are given name changes on the Hurontario and Finch West LRT Lines

Kitchener packs town hall to Ask Metrolinx about future of their GO Transit

No topic off-limits as community members from across Waterloo get the chance to question transit brass on the continual improvements to their region. It was the one question put to Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster that made the packed room bustle. Standing at the microphone, the man asking was firm. Why, he wondered, couldn’t those GO … Continue reading Kitchener packs town hall to Ask Metrolinx about future of their GO Transit

Metrolinx welcomes 6 new directors to its board

Recent departures are replaced and other items raised during first board of 2019. Metrolinx welcomed six new members to its board of directors Thursday, kicking off the first meeting of the new year with an infusion of new talent to the board. Metrolinx board chair Donald Wright welcomed each new director, noting their diverse backgrounds in … Continue reading Metrolinx welcomes 6 new directors to its board

Ask Metrolinx public forum attracts compliments, concerns and cool tech

Event saw CEO Phil Verster, management team field questions from customers and community members Nima Yasrebi stood in line at a recent Metrolinx town-hall public meeting and fiddled quietly with his smartphone. One by one, as Yasrebi waited for a turn at the microphone to speak to Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster and members of his senior … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx public forum attracts compliments, concerns and cool tech

Get your questions ready for the Ask Metrolinx Town Hall

Have a question for Metrolinx? Now’s your time to ask. President and CEO Phil Verster, along with members of the Senior Management Team, will take part in an Ask Metrolinx Town Hall on Wednesday, September 26. This is an opportunity to ask leadership about Metrolinx services, regional transportation planning, or anything top of mind. The … Continue reading Get your questions ready for the Ask Metrolinx Town Hall

Getting to know Don Wright, the new Metrolinx Chair of the Board of Directors

You could feel the new beginning and energy in the room. Taking his new seat at the Metrolinx Board table for the first time on Friday morning, Don Wright said he was excited to take on his new role as Chair. It’s a long way from where Wright started in the transportation industry, making beds … Continue reading Getting to know Don Wright, the new Metrolinx Chair of the Board of Directors