Metrolinx brings seasonal GO Bus service to new destinations – plus schedule changes and some increased trip frequency

This summer, Metrolinx is adding more GO Bus service – including trips to Canada’s Wonderland, St. Jacobs Market and Toronto Premium Outlets. There will also be more frequent trips on some popular bus routes and other schedule changes. With more customers returning to transit, Metrolinx is adding new GO Bus destinations for the summer. Starting June 25, Metrolinx is introducing seasonal trips to popular destinations … Continue reading Metrolinx brings seasonal GO Bus service to new destinations – plus schedule changes and some increased trip frequency

A man wears a 'Ride with Pride' T-shirt next to a GO bus wrapped in a similar rainbow pattern.

Metrolinx is ready to celebrate Pride 2022 live and in-person

Pride Month is well underway, and Metrolinx employees will be participating for the tenth year. Read on to learn more about Metrolinx’s involvement in this year’s Pride celebrations. Pride is back in person this year – and the Metrolinx team is participating in the festivities for the tenth year. Employees from across the transit organization, including the Metrolinx Pride 365 committee, have worked hard to … Continue reading Metrolinx is ready to celebrate Pride 2022 live and in-person

GO Transit trip info on the GO – New and improved customer alerts now available

Upgrades to the On the GO system are here, bringing more customization and timeliness to GO customers. Scroll down to learn more about the features, new additions and how you can sign up. Everyone likes to have options. Now, GO Transit customers have more choices when it comes to the alerts they get about their regular transit trips. Improvements rolled out today (June 10) include … Continue reading GO Transit trip info on the GO – New and improved customer alerts now available

Metrolinx unveils new bus wrap ahead of Toronto Pride parade

A specially wrapped GO Bus will soon hit the road and take part in this year’s Pride celebration, which returns in person for the first time since 2019. Metrolinx is a long-standing partner and ally for Toronto Pride and is unveiling the new special edition GO Bus to mark the occasion. See the images below of the bus that will be in service across the … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils new bus wrap ahead of Toronto Pride parade

GO Bus driver recruitment continues – Q&A with Metrolinx’s Eve Wiggins

Metrolinx News caught up with Eve Wiggins, Metrolinx’s vice president of bus services and interim vice president of rail operations, to talk about the future of GO Bus services. As she explains, it’s the start of an era of growth and innovation for the workhorses of GTA transit. Metrolinx is growing the GO Bus division, and that means hiring more drivers and mechanics. Service is … Continue reading GO Bus driver recruitment continues – Q&A with Metrolinx’s Eve Wiggins

Metrolinx bringing back more GO and UP Express service – plus Niagara Falls seasonal trips

The service changes – which begin May 21 – also include some GO Train and GO Bus schedule adjustments. Keep reading for the need-to-know info. With summer weather on the way, Metrolinx continues to bring back more service on GO Transit and UP Express. Starting May 21, the transit agency is bringing back seasonal weekend and holiday service to Niagara Falls, and more service on … Continue reading Metrolinx bringing back more GO and UP Express service – plus Niagara Falls seasonal trips

Metrolinx adding evening and weekend GO train service on Lakeshore lines – Later evening service on UP Express also coming

The changes also include service to the Toronto Zoo later this spring and schedule adjustments on GO and UP. There’s also upcoming suspension of some train trips for critical construction projects, so let’s run through the details. As riders return to GO Transit and UP Express, Metrolinx is bringing back service in phases, starting by resuming and adjusting some service starting Apr. 2. The changes … Continue reading Metrolinx adding evening and weekend GO train service on Lakeshore lines – Later evening service on UP Express also coming

Image shows the bus wrap with Salome Bey's name and image.

GO Transit bus wrap and Union Station transit art installation mark Black History Month

February has become an important time in Canada – and beyond – to pay tribute to the story of Black history. This year, Metrolinx will look to the life of Salome Bey, an influential Toronto blues artist, as inspiration. Her image will be used on a GO Transit bus wrap and in an art installation inside Bay Concourse at Canada’s busiest transit hub. As well … Continue reading GO Transit bus wrap and Union Station transit art installation mark Black History Month

Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules due to COVID staff impacts – Allocating resources to provide consistent service across the network

As Omicron spreads into communities, Metrolinx mitigates temporary labour shortages with a reduced schedule. Here’s the latest impact. Metrolinx, like many other businesses, is experiencing rising levels of staff absenteeism due to the Omicron variant. Absenteeism levels vary by department and by the day, but frontline teams for the transit agency are now averaging 20 to 30 per cent fewer staff each day. This means … Continue reading Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules due to COVID staff impacts – Allocating resources to provide consistent service across the network