Spread out for a more comfortable ride – GO Transit launches safety blitz for Lakeshore line customers

GO Transit is closely monitoring ridership and is encouraging customers to spread out on trains to prevent crowding. On a huge 50-foot wall of TV screens inside the Metrolinx Network Operations Centre, Doug Tuira can see just about every platform, train, and bus on the network. As a senior manager inside the control room, it’s … Continue reading Spread out for a more comfortable ride – GO Transit launches safety blitz for Lakeshore line customers

Latest round of GO Expansion public consultation wraps up – Here’s what Metrolinx heard from you

This summer, Metrolinx held the second round of public consultations online from August 18 to September 1, 2020, to get community feedback on the GO Expansion program. During the second round, more than 10,000 users visited the GO Expansion Program webpage and Metrolinx received 65 submissions from the public. This participation and feedback is a … Continue reading Latest round of GO Expansion public consultation wraps up – Here’s what Metrolinx heard from you

What the heck is a jump frog? Why a simple rail device is such a big deal to the area around Clarkson GO Station

Have you ever been on a GO train and wondered how the train easily switched from one track to another? OK, perhaps that’s not been high on your list of questions. Though the answer is very interesting, as we now dive into the life of your average rail frog. Each industry has its own nuances … Continue reading What the heck is a jump frog? Why a simple rail device is such a big deal to the area around Clarkson GO Station

GO Transit recruits GO Bear mascot to teach riders how to properly wear non-medical face masks

As part of a wide-reaching Safety Never Stops campaign, GO Transit has created videos using GO Bear, to help guide customers through recent changes while travelling on the network. For many, a big, silent bear can speak volumes about staying safe on trains and buses. GO Transit is releasing new videos featuring their mascot GO … Continue reading GO Transit recruits GO Bear mascot to teach riders how to properly wear non-medical face masks

A good sign as Cooksville GO gets its name up in lights – See the video here

The new Cooksville GO Station gets a bit of important branding. But putting up the official sign is no small feat. What’s in a name? If it’s hoisted up on the entrance to a major GO station, it becomes an iconic symbol of countless journeys, as well as a point of pride for locals. Recently, … Continue reading A good sign as Cooksville GO gets its name up in lights – See the video here

Safety and accessibility improvements coming to Port Credit GO station

From upgraded elevator connections to a new accessibility ramp, Metrolinx is enhancing the safety features at Port Credit GO. Here’s what you need know about the improvements coming to this popular Lakeshore West station. One of GO’s most popular Lakeshore West stations is getting a major facelift. Starting today (August 4), Metrolinx will begin work at … Continue reading Safety and accessibility improvements coming to Port Credit GO station

Pedal power – New Bike Share Toronto program revolving around several major GO stations

Customers may have noticed the addition of dozens of bicycle rental stalls at area GO Transit stations. Here’s how they work, and how to get a discount with your PRESTO card. If the sight of your car baking under a hot Toronto summer sun makes you perspire even before opening the door, you now can … Continue reading Pedal power – New Bike Share Toronto program revolving around several major GO stations

Returning to GO Transit and UP Express? New safety guide takes you through every step from leaving your house to arriving at your destination

For many customers, getting back on that train or bus means getting used to familiar things all over again. Here’s a helpful guide to returning to your routes, while still staying safe as we travel and work in a world still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Going back to old routines after a long pause … Continue reading Returning to GO Transit and UP Express? New safety guide takes you through every step from leaving your house to arriving at your destination

Grab that extra layer of protection – Face coverings become mandatory on GO Transit today

Donning nose and mouth coverings are now a must on GO Transit and UP Express. Here’s what you need to know, as everyone does their essential best for the safety and health of fellow customers and transit staff. Covering up is now a must on GO Transit and UP Express. Starting today (July 21), all … Continue reading Grab that extra layer of protection – Face coverings become mandatory on GO Transit today

Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

As more people return to GO Transit and UP Express services each day, and with the Greater Toronto Area preparing to enter Stage 3 of the recovery process, the transit agency is making face covering a must. For the safety of fellow riders and transit staff, it’s the right thing to do to help fight … Continue reading Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express