(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

New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art back-up power facility that will not only keep a vital rapid transit line moving if the lights go out, it will also help a west-end Toronto community get one step closer to its ambitious sustainability targets. The recipe for any good rapid transit project includes more than just tracks, … Continue reading New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

(Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

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 reflect both the detail, as well as the size, of the project. The details of … Continue reading (Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

Tunnel vision for Eglinton Station section – Photo of the day

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. Here’s another look at work on a section that’s needed for a mechanical building. Despite some pavement-scorching weather, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, the builders working on … Continue reading Tunnel vision for Eglinton Station section – Photo of the day

Northwest Toronto festivals set for this hot weekend – with Finch West LRT team along for the ride

Your great escapes have been close at hand. Summers in Toronto are known for a few things. Sweat making your work clothes soaked for that first meeting of the day. An influx of tourists as they try to fit both their family members and the 553 metre tall CN Tower into their smartphone camera frame. … Continue reading Northwest Toronto festivals set for this hot weekend – with Finch West LRT team along for the ride

Take the ultimate Eglinton Crosstown reader quiz

How deeply were you paying attention during our recent Crosstown Progress series? We’ve been exploring construction of every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton light rail transit route and it's time to take our test.  It’s always about the details. The minutiae and particulars that create a bigger picture. And when you’re building one of … Continue reading Take the ultimate Eglinton Crosstown reader quiz