In a rare move, Metrolinx shuts down all regular commuter GO train service on Lakeshore East Line for the weekend of Oct. 26-27

Major projects planned for the corridor during two days with no regular GO trains running on this important corridor.  It’s a remarkable pause enabling a major push for work on the Lakeshore East Line. On the weekend of Oct. 26-27, Metrolinx will shut down the entire corridor for most rail traffic, in order to complete … Continue reading In a rare move, Metrolinx shuts down all regular commuter GO train service on Lakeshore East Line for the weekend of Oct. 26-27

‘Mom, can we take it home?’ – Kids get up close with GO during Touch the Trucks Toronto

Metrolinx takes part in the inaugural event in support of SickKids Foundation. Check out these wide eyes. Breaks expected attendance expectations and raises thousands of dollars. On their next birthday, there will be more than a few kids hoping their gift will be almost the size of a small house. Children and adults lined up … Continue reading ‘Mom, can we take it home?’ – Kids get up close with GO during Touch the Trucks Toronto

Picture your child at the wheel of a GO bus – And they don’t even need a licence to drive at Touch the Trucks Toronto

Metrolinx will take part in the inaugural event in support of SickKids Foundation. There are universal truths of being a kid. When you were small, you liked sugar - lots of sugar. You hated to go to bed - at any hour. And big vehicles had you pointing as they went by. For the sake … Continue reading Picture your child at the wheel of a GO bus – And they don’t even need a licence to drive at Touch the Trucks Toronto

Veteran GO bus driver continues recovery as attacker sentenced over Hamilton assault

Derrick Sealy, who has spent decades transporting thousands of GO customers, responds to conviction. The attack sent ripples of shock across the GO Transit network as well as among passengers used to seeing Derrick Sealy’s familiar face behind the wheel. In July, GO bus driver Sealy, who will be celebrating 40 years with GO Transit … Continue reading Veteran GO bus driver continues recovery as attacker sentenced over Hamilton assault

Metrolinx looks to build momentum as Rail Safety Week 2019 takes off

Metrolinx joins Operation Lifesaver to launch Rail Safety Week 2019.  No one wants to ever deliver tragic, life-altering news to families. So this week, Sept. 23 to 30, Metrolinx will once again join rail safety partners across North America to launch Operation Lifesaver’s Rail Safety Week to raise awareness on how to reduce preventable incidents … Continue reading Metrolinx looks to build momentum as Rail Safety Week 2019 takes off

Packed house greets Metrolinx town hall in Mississauga

Peel residents lined up at the microphone to ask questions of transit brass. The place was packed with people and questions. Almost every seat was filled inside the agora of Sheridan College’s Square One campus, in Mississauga. A space where students usually come to study was transformed into a community centre on Sept. 5 for … Continue reading Packed house greets Metrolinx town hall in Mississauga

Young passion meets experience as a trio of teens pitch a new train to Metrolinx brass

Three Mississauga teens with ambition, and what they believe will be the next generation of public transit, face a Dragon’s Den-style session with Metrolinx executives, including CEO Phil Verster. Here’s the pitch. Three young transit dreamers in a room with some of the world’s most experienced rail executives and experts. The clock ticked. And they … Continue reading Young passion meets experience as a trio of teens pitch a new train to Metrolinx brass

Talk about roaming – GO Transit prepares for free Wi-Fi

Icomera will connect customers on 1,475 GO Transit vehicles. The signal-strength bar indicating future free Wi-Fi on GO Transit vehicles just got stronger. Metrolinx has signed an agreement with Icomera, a part of the ENGIE group and a global leader in providing wireless Internet connectivity for public transit, to connect all 1,475 GO buses and … Continue reading Talk about roaming – GO Transit prepares for free Wi-Fi

Update – See photos of a glass pedestrian bridge being installed between Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Union Station Bus Terminal

The long weekend saw major work take place on a new glass bridge over Bay Street. The span drew lots of attention - and had everyone looking up. It’s clearly impressive work. Last weekend, crews began major work on a glass pedestrian bridge between Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and the Union Station Bus Terminal that is … Continue reading Update – See photos of a glass pedestrian bridge being installed between Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Union Station Bus Terminal