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

Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Scores of new options added to GO train routes for September. Here are some of the biggest service improvements across the system. Metrolinx has announced a major advance in the GO Transit expansion program, with nearly 150 new and extended train trips each week, starting on August 31. With this round of changes there will … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Time to GO build another chapter in your favourite Canadian National Exhibition tradition

The staple of a late Toronto summer kicks off this weekend. Getting down to the deep-fried, midway-lights, popcorn-smells, ride-squeals, cute-animal-gushing fun has never been easier. And you may find yourself boarding a GO bus, even when you get there. Can you smell the kettle corn yet? It’s almost popping. Some would say the only way … Continue reading Time to GO build another chapter in your favourite Canadian National Exhibition tradition

Transit project gives nearby trees a new lease on life

Tree cover and transit are some of the most important aspects of any city. They make communities livable and vibrant. But sometimes building transit can get messy, disturbing greenspaces in the construction process. That’s why Metrolinx is working with its contractors and the City of Vaughan to build transit while preserving the nearby flora and … Continue reading Transit project gives nearby trees a new lease on life

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

Namaste and GO – Five steps to find Zen while travelling, including on a weekend train trip to Niagara Falls

Helena McKinney, a yoga instructor who teaches classes within the cool mist and midst of the legendary Falls with Niagara Parks’ Namaste Niagara series, offers up a helpful prescription to destress while travelling this summer. It doesn’t matter how big that new BPA free water bottle is. You can’t just bottle Niagara Falls. Carry it … Continue reading Namaste and GO – Five steps to find Zen while travelling, including on a weekend train trip to Niagara Falls

Digging under to move ahead – Highway 401/409 tunnel project begins

Dirt and rock will be removed – a metre at a time - just below one of the country’s busiest highway interchanges. The tunnelling project will tap into new technology, with the intent of helping to provide two-way, all day GO service on the Kitchener line. To bring more service to GO Transit customers, crews … Continue reading Digging under to move ahead – Highway 401/409 tunnel project begins

Northwest Toronto festivals set for this hot weekend – with Finch West LRT team along for the ride

Your great escapes have been close at hand. Summers in Toronto are known for a few things. Sweat making your work clothes soaked for that first meeting of the day. An influx of tourists as they try to fit both their family members and the 553 metre tall CN Tower into their smartphone camera frame. … Continue reading Northwest Toronto festivals set for this hot weekend – with Finch West LRT team along for the ride