Metrolinx launches first podcast – Between the Lines

Audio storytelling features more intimate, detailed transit conversations, which is why Metrolinx is launching a podcast today. This first outing takes an in-depth look at GO Transit service changes, though future podcasts will explore every corner of Metrolinx’s world. Here, Anne Marie Aikins, the transit agency’s head of media and public relations, wades in on … Continue reading Metrolinx launches first podcast – Between the Lines

See Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster talk Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress in new video

Earlier this month, Metrolinx News profiled the 2021 successes of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT and looked ahead to 2022 – so think of this as the sequel. Watch the latest video on the Crosstown, featuring Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster. Much like The Terminator and Home Alone, the second part of this story will be even … Continue reading See Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster talk Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress in new video

Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules further to address reduction in ridership during latest wave of pandemic  

In the wake of a major storm, and as Omicron continues to impact ridership numbers, Metrolinx is adjusting service with a reduced schedule. Here’s the latest announcement of the changes that are happening now.  With far fewer customers riding buses and trains, Metrolinx is making more changes to GO Transit schedules.  The recent winter storm … Continue reading Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules further to address reduction in ridership during latest wave of pandemic  

GO Transit VAXX bus fleet expanding to help tackle Omicron spread in Ontario

Metrolinx has partnered with the Government of Ontario on a fleet of mobile COVID vaccine clinics to get more needles into arms at a critical time in the pandemic. Find more about the GO-VAXX program and how to book an appointment below. Metrolinx is adding reinforcements to its fleet of mobile vaccine buses to help … Continue reading GO Transit VAXX bus fleet expanding to help tackle Omicron spread in Ontario

Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

Metrolinx wants to hear what residents have to say on the Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. During an upcoming virtual engagement, people will have the chance to learn what impact community feedback has already made and provide more input on the project. Today (Jan. 18) marks the launch of the third in the series … Continue reading Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

Oh no, it’s transit math – Solving the mystery of how Toronto’s Union Station platform numbers work

Wondering where Union Station’s Platform 1 and 2 are? And…wait a minute…why there’s no Platform 22 or 23? Passengers have long wondered why the numbers on the train platforms are, well, so unusual. There's reasoning, history and even math behind the numerals, and we’ll show you how it all adds up. Now boarding at Toronto’s … Continue reading Oh no, it’s transit math – Solving the mystery of how Toronto’s Union Station platform numbers work

Metrolinx teams up with Shoppers Drug Mart to bring everyday essentials to GO stations

GO Transit customers are seeing a new amenity at some stations - Shoppers Drug Mart vending machines. Scroll down to find out more.  A new partnership between Metrolinx and Shoppers Drug Mart is seeing essentials available for purchase at select GO stations.  GO customers are able to purchase everything from allergy relief products to lip … Continue reading Metrolinx teams up with Shoppers Drug Mart to bring everyday essentials to GO stations

Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton

Transit hubs change over time. The opening of the Hamilton GO Centre in 1996 meant the closing of the crowded Rebecca Street bus terminal, which had been in use for more than four decades. Today, Metrolinx News looks back at the heyday of the old station. The square photos were the first hint that these … Continue reading Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton

What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

The Hurontario light rail transit project made great strides in 2021 in Mississauga and Brampton and is moving full steam ahead in 2022. Metrolinx News breaks down the progress made and what’s to come this year. It’s a big year for transit in Peel Region as progress continues on the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) … Continue reading What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022