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
Getting students engaged in transit today, opens the door to them using – and shaping – public systems as they get older. If you want to glimpse the future of public transit in Ontario, first see it through the eyes – and coloured pencils - of children. Metrolinx runs countless public meetings and educational sessions … Continue reading What if children designed our Ontario neighbourhoods?
Many people think LRTs are the same as streetcars but that’s not quite the case. It’s like being mistaken for your twice-removed cousin. Yes, you both pronounce ‘bagel’ oddly and are both allergic to black, wool socks, but that’s really where the similarities end. As Metrolinx works on expansive and remarkable light rail transit (LRT) … Continue reading LRT Mythbusting: The Facts on Light Rail Transit
As the Finch West LRT prepares for significant upcoming work this year, Metrolinx has released a cool graphic that gives customers a snapshot of what the project involves. For more details, go to metrolinx.com/finchwestlrt . But here's a breakdown of how big the light rail transit system is - and how important it will be for Toronto. … Continue reading Finch West LRT captured in new graphic
Because you’re not alone in making vows for the year to come, Metrolinx’s top leader – as well as an expert on how we make promises that are hard to keep - wade in with a course for the year to come. Let’s see how that list is coming. That you’ll lose at least five … Continue reading Fretting over 2019 New Year’s resolutions? We’ve got you covered
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 Wednesday, November 28. This is an opportunity to ask leadership about Metrolinx services, regional transportation planning, or anything top of mind. The public … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx Town Hall November 28
With construction now taking place on the future 11-kilometre Finch West LRT, victories on the ground will soon come. In the meantime, the project is already winning awards. Members of the Finch West LRT project team were presented with a silver award for innovation and excellence in public-private partnerships by the Canadian Council for Public-Private … Continue reading Finch West LRT recognized for innovation and excellence
Bringing poetry together with transit may seem like a stretch at first. It doesn’t necessarily make sense on the surface, unless the former is being used to describe the latter. That’s exactly what has happened in the case of Metrolinx’s light rail transit (LRT) projects and the work of spoken word artist Wali Shah. “For … Continue reading A Region United: Spoken Word performance highlights Metrolinx LRT projects