Growing the canopy – Metrolinx adds another 7,711 trees and shrubs as the transit agency increases tree cover in the region

As this year’s planting season draws to a close, Metrolinx continues to work with conservation partners on ecological compensation and greening of the region.  Building transit for the future isn’t always about trains, buses, and new stations. Those are important ingredients, but a true recipe for transit success includes a healthy environment too. That’s why Metrolinx recently announced their partnership with Parks Canada and Toronto … Continue reading Growing the canopy – Metrolinx adds another 7,711 trees and shrubs as the transit agency increases tree cover in the region

Aerial shot of construction work at Steeles Avenue near Miliken GO Station.

Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville Line: Here’s what you need to know

Changes are coming to Milliken GO, which includes a track shift and a new temporary platform as the station undergoes a major transformation. To get job done, Metrolinx is closing the tracks for the weekend, impacting train service but the transit agency has a plan to keep customers moving. If you travel along the Stouffville line, prepare to take a GO bus this weekend. A … Continue reading Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville Line: Here’s what you need to know

A donations truck is seen parked by two bins.

Big help – How GO customers have donated a hippo’s weight in clothing

Try this on for size. Those old and torn skinny jeans in your closet – the ones you swear you’ll wear again – weigh in at about .455kg. Knowing that bit of textile trivia might help put some weight behind what GO customers have recently pulled from closets and cupboards. For more than a month, commuters have been able to drop off used clothing at donation bins … Continue reading Big help – How GO customers have donated a hippo’s weight in clothing