Young passion meets experience as a trio of teens pitch a new train to Metrolinx brass

Three Mississauga teens with ambition, and what they believe will be the next generation of public transit, face a Dragon’s Den-style session with Metrolinx executives, including CEO Phil Verster. Here’s the pitch. Three young transit dreamers in a room with some of the world’s most experienced rail executives and experts. The clock ticked. And they … Continue reading Young passion meets experience as a trio of teens pitch a new train to Metrolinx brass

Hurontario Light Rail Vehicle doppelganger makes Peel Region debut

This sophisticated model will offer customers a rare glimpse into the future of transit for Peel Region.   Think of it as meeting a professional body double. Peel Region residents will be able to see inside a full-scale replica of the Alstom light rail transit vehicle that will be rolling down Hurontario in the future. … Continue reading Hurontario Light Rail Vehicle doppelganger makes Peel Region debut

Crosstown photos of the day – Above and below Toronto’s new LRT line

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here are some latest developments below - as well as above – the new line. When it comes to work on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail … Continue reading Crosstown photos of the day – Above and below Toronto’s new LRT line

New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Construction can be tough on businesses, which is why Metrolinx works alongside local Eglinton businesses to support them through transit construction. To showcase the important place local businesses play during construction of Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route - as well as how customers will use the line to get to those popular … Continue reading New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Intersection was partially closed to accelerate surface-level construction on a critical portion of the future Sunnybrook Park stop. Leslie Street will re-open at Eglinton Avenue East on August 21. That’s two weeks ahead of schedule. A portion of the street had been closed for work on the guideway for the future Eglinton Crosstown light rail … Continue reading Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s how the Science Centre Station is really shaping up. Science is building fast. At least when it comes to construction of the Science Centre Station, … Continue reading Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

Up, up and away – New Eglinton Crosstown LRT flyover video released

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we take you high above a section of the work. Prepare to lift off. We usually start your Monday with an image or two of … Continue reading Up, up and away – New Eglinton Crosstown LRT flyover video released

(Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we wanted to show you two images that help capture the many safety measures being installed, as well as the mesmerizing art of engineering … Continue reading (Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

Sophisticated mock-up of a light rail transit vehicle becomes Ontario festival star

Take a ride on a vehicle with no engine – that’s transporting people into the future. It’s the great imposter. And a stand-in for a future mover and shaker. One of the most photographed celebrities of the summer season is a sophisticated mock-up of the light rail vehicles that will soon be rolling across Ontario … Continue reading Sophisticated mock-up of a light rail transit vehicle becomes Ontario festival star