Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal gets ready to open – Here’s what you need to know to get on the bus

Canada’s largest transit city will soon see a new state-of-the-art GO bus hub open right next to Union Station. The sophisticated terminal, set to begin operating early next month, will shelter customers from the elements, offer them easy access to and from the downtown core and work much like a modern airport. Get ready to … Continue reading Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal gets ready to open – Here’s what you need to know to get on the bus

GO bus operator assaulted – Man arrested after transit dispatchers track suspect along transit route

A GO bus driver was struck in the back of the head earlier this week during an unprovoked attack. What followed was a bit of detective work by specially trained Transit Safety dispatchers, that would see a suspect charged with assault. A veteran GO bus driver was ‘sucker punched’ from behind, as he stood on … Continue reading GO bus operator assaulted – Man arrested after transit dispatchers track suspect along transit route

Clean from the inside out – A look at what goes into the making of GO Transit’s ‘see-through’ bus wraps

At GO Transit, Safety Never Stops. The message is clear. So clear, in fact that several GO Buses are now see-through – or so GO Transit would have you believe. Here’s an inside look on how these transparent bus wraps came to life, including the measures taken to ensure a safe production. It’s clear GO … Continue reading Clean from the inside out – A look at what goes into the making of GO Transit’s ‘see-through’ bus wraps

As new rail bungalows are built – Upcoming weekend service changes to take place on GO Transit’s Lakeshore East rail line

Schedule adjustments, needed to accommodate upgrades at Manse Road and Beechgrove Drive - including the installation of two new intermediate signal bungalows and two new crossing bungalows - will take place from Nov. 6 to 8. With the aim of creating more reliable service, the work can only be done when the trains aren’t in … Continue reading As new rail bungalows are built – Upcoming weekend service changes to take place on GO Transit’s Lakeshore East rail line

‘Groundhog Hour’ – How GO Transit will repeat time to accommodate switch to standard clock this weekend

Businesses across Canada – from taxi drivers to factory workers to front-line medical staff – have to factor in the twice-a-year changing of seasonal clocks. For a transit company that works on very specific timetables and schedules, it can be a vexing question. Here’s how Metrolinx controls changing times – or at least makes the … Continue reading ‘Groundhog Hour’ – How GO Transit will repeat time to accommodate switch to standard clock this weekend

Need an uplifting moment or two? Falling for scenes of comfort and nature while on the GO

We’ve spent so much time inside over these past months, it’s nice to remind one another that there are pretty spectacular Ontario neighbourhoods out there – and no better time to soak them in than this time of year. Metrolinx’s head of media relations, Anne Marie Aikins, recently asked customers and transit fans to snap … Continue reading Need an uplifting moment or two? Falling for scenes of comfort and nature while on the GO