New GO Expansion agreement with ONxpress Transportation Partners ushers in exciting future of faster, greener, more frequent GO Train service

GO Expansion is moving forward to the next stage of development and will transform the region in ways greater than previously imagined. GO Expansion will include infrastructure and operational plans that reduce journey times even more, add more capacity, improve on-time performance, and customer satisfaction. Continue reading New GO Expansion agreement with ONxpress Transportation Partners ushers in exciting future of faster, greener, more frequent GO Train service

A GO train makes a run along tracks during an early morning commute.

East Harbour procurement means full steam ahead for SmartTrack GO Stations

Metrolinx, the City of Toronto, and the Province of Ontario are making strides towards breaking ground on five new SmartTrack GO stations across the city, with the launch of the procurement process for East Harbour Transit Hub. The start of construction for the East Harbour Transit Hub is getting closer to reality with the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP). The first of two … Continue reading East Harbour procurement means full steam ahead for SmartTrack GO Stations

Metrolinx is making transit more convenient when heading back to the office

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, more people are getting ready to re-enter the workplace. To help make the transition easier, Metrolinx is offering more flexibility to help organizations incorporate transit into their plans as they welcome back employees. We break down the details to help you stay on track. For much of the past two years, office-based employees have turned their homes into makeshift workspaces. But … Continue reading Metrolinx is making transit more convenient when heading back to the office

Lakeshore East GO Trains replaced by buses this coming weekend

Metrolinx is encouraging customers to plan ahead this weekend as Lakeshore East Line GO Train service is replaced by buses due to track construction. One important note, replacement buses will only stop at Durham Region GO stations. With lots of events happening in and around the city, including a Toronto Raptors playoff game, the transit agency is working hard to proactively inform customers. Beginning the … Continue reading Lakeshore East GO Trains replaced by buses this coming weekend

Did your train arrive late? It’s now easier to be reimbursed for a delayed trip

Starting today (April 14), Metrolinx is making it easier to make a GO Train Service Guarantee claim. Keep reading to find out how. GO Train customers now have more time to submit their claim when their trip is delayed, and more options to do it online. Starting today (April 14), GO Train customers can make a claim for e-tickets and paper tickets on eligible delayed … Continue reading Did your train arrive late? It’s now easier to be reimbursed for a delayed trip

Podcast – Metrolinx CEO talks inflationary pressures in the transit world

The cost of everything from fuel to materials has gone up recently. How has that affected Metrolinx projects and operations? Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster gives his view on that in the latest episode of Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast. If you’ve bought gas or groceries recently, you’ve experienced a rise in prices. In February of 2022, drivers paid 32 per cent more … Continue reading Podcast – Metrolinx CEO talks inflationary pressures in the transit world

Mimico GO Station to be transformed as part of Metrolinx and Vandyk Properties signed agreement

Through the Province’s Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) program, Vandyk Properties, has agreed to deliver and construct a new station building and other key improvements to Mimico GO Station that will create a better customer experience riders have been waiting for. Metrolinx and Vandyk Properties have signed a binding agreement to move forward with delivering and constructing a new transit-oriented community at the new Mimico GO … Continue reading Mimico GO Station to be transformed as part of Metrolinx and Vandyk Properties signed agreement

GO Expansion explained – What it means for you

GO Expansion is exactly what it sounds like … and more. It is a massive expansion of rail service across the region. With two-way, all-day service across core GO lines, faster trains, and service every 15 minutes (or better) GO Expansion will give people more reasons to use transit. GO Expansion will transform the GO rail network from a commuter service into an all-day, rapid … Continue reading GO Expansion explained – What it means for you

Bridging the gap with new pedestrian bridges at Milliken GO Station

Recently, Steeles Avenue East was closed to safely install two new pedestrian bridges. New photos capture crews fitting all the pieces together during the overnight hours. Take a look. After extensive planning and preparation, two new pedestrian bridges were recently lifted and set in place at Milliken GO Station. The bridges, which cross over the new Steeles Avenue East underpass, will provide pedestrians and cyclists … Continue reading Bridging the gap with new pedestrian bridges at Milliken GO Station