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

A reason to bring your old sheets and pillowcases – even that high school varsity T-shirt with the holes in it – on your next Markham GO Transit trip

New textile recycling bins at GO stations support those living with diabetes and are part of a broader strategy to reduce the amount of fabric and other clothing materials that end up in rapidly overflowing landfills across the province. Those single socks in your drawer mock you. And you know the stained towels you set … Continue reading A reason to bring your old sheets and pillowcases – even that high school varsity T-shirt with the holes in it – on your next Markham GO Transit trip

Looking up – A glass pedestrian bridge to connect Toronto and GO customers to the new bus terminal is being installed

A new bridge is set to go over Bay Street this busy long weekend. Expect some detours as you make your way downtown. Also expect a cool way to make your way to the GO Transit bus terminal, that’s now under construction. GO Transit customers are about to get another important route – high above. … Continue reading Looking up – A glass pedestrian bridge to connect Toronto and GO customers to the new bus terminal is being installed

2,500 gallons of paint have just been put on the ground of Hamilton GO – find out why every drop matters to passengers

It’s difficult to miss all the new high contrast paint just put down at Hamilton GO. Visually, it leaps up at customers. But there’s substance behind that bright green style. It’s safe to say, Metrolinx has added a bit more than just a splash of colour to Hamilton GO Centre. After five nights and applying approximately 2,500 … Continue reading 2,500 gallons of paint have just been put on the ground of Hamilton GO – find out why every drop matters to passengers

Bramalea GO station hits milestone with major move of bus platforms

Customers will access stops in a newly built area, west of the station building. Major changes will take place at the busiest station on the Kitchener GO Transit line this week. Bramalea GO, which has remained a bustling hub for Peel Region throughout major construction, will reach a significant milestone a year and a half … Continue reading Bramalea GO station hits milestone with major move of bus platforms

GO adds service to get you there and back for Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival’s Parade and other August long weekend events

We move with the groove - begin your long weekend partying safely by choosing GO Transit. A wall of heat that hits you even at the break of dawn. Straining your fingers to squeeze the tube for more sunscreen. And tan lines on the top of your feet that outline your favourite sandals.  Let’s just … Continue reading GO adds service to get you there and back for Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival’s Parade and other August long weekend events