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Turning the right way – Changes to how you drive along Hurontario Street

Metrolinx and project builder Mobilinx say fewer left turns and U-turns along Hurontario Street will make the road safer for everyone. Read on to find out how this will change driving along Peel Region’s busiest road as part of the Hurontario LRT project. How drivers navigate Hurontario Street is about to change with the restriction of left turns. There will be restrictions on U-turns and … Continue reading Turning the right way – Changes to how you drive along Hurontario Street

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As new light rail transit project moves ahead – Road Closures coming to Hurontario Street

Big transit construction projects mean a few things, including needed patience from those who work and live near the line, as well as inevitable detours for motorists. Look up, just ahead – here are the changes coming as crews make progress on the light rail transit route. Take care – detours ahead. If you’re driving through the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project corridor – … Continue reading As new light rail transit project moves ahead – Road Closures coming to Hurontario Street

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How the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project is trying to save the planet – or at least support sustainability

Being kind with Mother Nature is an important plus for a light rail route. But the ways the Hurontario project are working to be environmentally friendly during construction include pretty much every nook and cranny of the transit line. Here’s the check list. From where your tin cans are put as you prepare supper to how long you leave the water running as you brush … Continue reading How the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project is trying to save the planet – or at least support sustainability

Hurontario LRT project continues to move forward at Port Credit GO Station

The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project is a brand new 18-km transit line that will run along Hurontario Street from Port Credit GO Station to Steeles in Brampton. Construction is in full swing, and Metrolinx News is zooming in on the work at Port Credit GO Station. Take a look. Pouring concrete is one of those things that can be tricky in the cold. … Continue reading Hurontario LRT project continues to move forward at Port Credit GO Station

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See images at Port Credit Station and Push Box progress in new Hurontario LRT photos

New images from across the HuLRT project include some basic, but needed work, including watermain relocations. And there’s also some more headline grabbing toiling going on, including progress at Port Credit Station. Take a look for yourself below. Far below. We’re going deep to show new work on the Hurontario light rail transit line (HuLRT). Especially when it comes to activity around Port Credit Station. … Continue reading See images at Port Credit Station and Push Box progress in new Hurontario LRT photos

Safety remains a priority on Hurontario LRT project

Safety on a construction site is always the number one priority. It takes a collective commitment to ensure everyone goes home safe every day. Find out how the crews on the Hurontario LRT have gone above and beyond on improving the safety culture. Safety in and around construction sites takes a team effort. Everyone from workers, to drivers, and pedestrians play a part when crews … Continue reading Safety remains a priority on Hurontario LRT project

See video of ‘pre-push’ work on Hurontario LRT

Experts working on the ‘push box’ section for the new light rail transit line recently have done some needed – and very technical – advance work. Here’s a bird’s eye view, thanks to drone footage. Here’s the push before the actual push. Recently, crews building the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) route began advance work on the ‘push box’. Last year, Metrolinx News gave readers … Continue reading See video of ‘pre-push’ work on Hurontario LRT

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Between the Lines podcast – The naming of the Hazel McCallion LRT

In the latest Metrolinx Between the Lines podcast, a look at the official naming of the light rail transit line linking Mississauga and Brampton, and a conversation with former Mississauga mayor, Hazel McCallion, to talk about having an LRT named in her honour. This week on Between The Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast, host Matt Llewellyn speaks with Hazel McCallion. McCallion served twelve consecutive terms as … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast – The naming of the Hazel McCallion LRT

Between the Lines podcast –Small’s Creek, Hurontario LRT name, and more

Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins takes people’s questions on her Between the Lines’ weekly #AMAwithAMA podcast segment. This week, Aikins talks about the GO Expansion work in Small’s Creek, Crosstown LRT questions, and the recent Hurontario LRT naming news. Listen to the full episode below. It’s a wide-ranging bag of transit topics this week on Ask me Anything with Anne Marie Aikins. Every Tuesday, … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast –Small’s Creek, Hurontario LRT name, and more

Hurontario LRT to be named after long time Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion

Peel Region’s newest rapid transit line, the Hurontario light rail transit route, – is getting a name, honouring one of Canada’s longest serving mayors. Get all the details here. Metrolinx is naming the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project as the Hazel McCallion Line, to commemorate the former Mississauga mayor. The Province of Ontario decided on the name to recognize McCallion’s legacy and decades of … Continue reading Hurontario LRT to be named after long time Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion