Metrolinx Board approves new titles for transit links. At Metrolinx, we are in the midst of planning and building some of the biggest transit infrastructure in the world. An important part of our planning process includes making it easier for our customers to find their stations, stops and interchanges throughout our system, and through wayfinding … Continue reading Transit stops are given name changes on the Hurontario and Finch West LRT Lines
Metrolinx is increasing GO train service on the Kitchener and Stouffville lines on April 8 to give customers more opportunities to get where they need to be. New weekday morning trip options between Bramalea GO and Union Station will give customers new choices at popular morning commuting times while midday weekday GO train service along … Continue reading More GO train service for Markham, Brampton, Etobicoke
On March 21, Metrolinx CEO, Phil Verster, released a statement on the status of the Hurontario LRT project. “In order to offer riders a more convenient route and alleviate potential budget pressures on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, changes to the scope of the project, recommended by Metrolinx, have been approved by the Government … Continue reading Metrolinx announces progress on Hurontario LRT vision
Getting students engaged in transit today, opens the door to them using – and shaping – public systems as they get older. If you want to glimpse the future of public transit in Ontario, first see it through the eyes – and coloured pencils - of children. Metrolinx runs countless public meetings and educational sessions … Continue reading What if children designed our Ontario neighbourhoods?
Many people think LRTs are the same as streetcars but that’s not quite the case. It’s like being mistaken for your twice-removed cousin. Yes, you both pronounce ‘bagel’ oddly and are both allergic to black, wool socks, but that’s really where the similarities end. As Metrolinx works on expansive and remarkable light rail transit (LRT) … Continue reading LRT Mythbusting: The Facts on Light Rail Transit
Because you’re not alone in making vows for the year to come, Metrolinx’s top leader – as well as an expert on how we make promises that are hard to keep - wade in with a course for the year to come. Let’s see how that list is coming. That you’ll lose at least five … Continue reading Fretting over 2019 New Year’s resolutions? We’ve got you covered
Have a question for Metrolinx? Now’s your time to ask. President and CEO Phil Verster, along with members of the Senior Management Team, will take part in an Ask Metrolinx Town Hall Wednesday, November 28. This is an opportunity to ask leadership about Metrolinx services, regional transportation planning, or anything top of mind. The public … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx Town Hall November 28
It’s a site to behold: a crane hoists a brand new 110-metric tonne bridge, spins it 90-degrees, and slowly lowers it into place. And it’s not just any bridge: it’s the brand new Cooksville GO Station pedestrian bridge connecting the future six-storey parking garage to the train platform, which was installed over four hours on … Continue reading Cooksville GO Station bridge lift video