Image shows her standing by her bus.

Could you handle a day as a GO Transit bus driver? Here’s what life is like behind that big wheel

Meet GO bus driver, Frances Vasiliou-Dykstra, who started her career with Metrolinx, 22 years ago. Although, a recent injury has temporarily taken her out of the driver’s seat, to mark International Women’s Day, we asked Vasiliou-Dykstra to recount what a typical day driving on Route 47, running between Hamilton and Vaughan, is usually like. As well as exactly which bus she prefers to drive. A day behind … Continue reading Could you handle a day as a GO Transit bus driver? Here’s what life is like behind that big wheel

A GO train crosses over a bridge as man paddles a kyack on a waterway below.

Encouraging the next generation of women in transit

The 84th Pickering Pathfinders toured GO’s Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility and met with transit experts including Laura Kutisker-Jacobson, professional engineer and senior manager at Metrolinx. The visit was an opportunity for the young women to meet mentors and learn about possible future careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Continue reading Encouraging the next generation of women in transit

Meghan Bratt poses for the camera.

Metrolinx celebrates our own strong voices for International Women’s Day

If you’re a Metrolinx customer, these are the transit experts, and our partners, working to make your journeys better than ever. We actually do like to brag. At least when it comes to those who work for, or with, Metrolinx. Because we believe the talent pool we draw from is deep and worth celebrating – and hearing from. For International Women’s Day 2019, we’re focusing … Continue reading Metrolinx celebrates our own strong voices for International Women’s Day