Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

There’s lots of summer events & year-round destinations to see across the future Ontario Line route. With summer in full swing, there are many community events of all sizes opening across the city. Notably, Exhibition Place is back with a busy schedule of long-awaited events, including the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), the region’s most well-known end of summer celebration that runs from Aug. 19 to … Continue reading Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

‘On De Road Again’ – Metrolinx is gearing up to celebrate the return of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 

After two years of pandemic life, Metrolinx is once again ready bring thousands of customers to Exhibition Place, the starting point of North America’s largest celebration of diversity and freedom. See the renderings of this year’s brand-new bus wrap design and learn how Metrolinx is making it easier for customers to get to the Grande Parade.  It’s the return of Toronto’s biggest celebration of Caribbean … Continue reading ‘On De Road Again’ – Metrolinx is gearing up to celebrate the return of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 

New video shows how Metrolinx is building the Hamilton LRT

Talking about construction is one thing – but seeing it is a whole other story. In a newly released video, Metrolinx shows how the different phases of construction will work when shovels hit the ground for the Hamilton LRT. Design and preliminary works are ramping up on the Hamilton light rail transit (LRT) line to get everything ready for when construction starts. But what exactly … Continue reading New video shows how Metrolinx is building the Hamilton LRT

Lakeshore East and West schedule changes will improve how fans get to Saturday’s Toronto FC game

Metrolinx is listening to comments about crowding on TFC match days – on platforms, trains and even at the BMO Field gates. That’s why, as part of ongoing efforts to improve the safe and efficient flow of fans at Exhibition GO Station, Lakeshore East and Lakeshore West schedules will be modified before the TFC game on Saturday, July 23. Metrolinx News has all the information … Continue reading Lakeshore East and West schedule changes will improve how fans get to Saturday’s Toronto FC game

Full-length vehicle testing starts for Eglinton Crosstown – plus station updates

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) is marking another milestone as three-car light rail vehicles (LRVs) begin testing. Kennedy and Laird Stations have also undergone recent improvements – scroll down for a closer look. Look out – full-length vehicles for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT are hitting the streets.   That means three cars, and a capacity of almost 500 people.  This marks a major step … Continue reading Full-length vehicle testing starts for Eglinton Crosstown – plus station updates

Some GO Buses to be rerouted due to Honda Indy Toronto July 15 – 17

Start your engines: after a two-year hiatus, Honda Indy Toronto is racing into town this weekend (July 15 – 17), and with it comes some GO Bus rerouting due to road closures. Read on to find out what that means for your commute. Events are starting to take centre stage once again after two years of pandemic restrictions, and that means Honda Indy Toronto is … Continue reading Some GO Buses to be rerouted due to Honda Indy Toronto July 15 – 17

Metrolinx hosting free firewood giveaway for York Region communities

This summer, Metrolinx and its contractor will be holding firewood giveaway events in East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville for members of the York Region community. Find how out to get your hands on some free wood. As part of Metrolinx’s vegetation management program, the transit agency is giving away firewood to communities. The aim of these events is to divert wood waste from landfills. Metrolinx is … Continue reading Metrolinx hosting free firewood giveaway for York Region communities

4 ways Metrolinx is making transit easier for people with vision loss

Metrolinx’s wayfinding team, in charge of signage and other information systems, has put a major focus on ensuring that transit is accessible for everyone. Learn more about the systems they’ve implemented, as told by Metrolinx wayfinding manager Toban Allison. It’s not always easy to navigate transit – especially for people with disabilities. That’s why the wayfinding team at Metrolinx is taking major steps to make … Continue reading 4 ways Metrolinx is making transit easier for people with vision loss

See the new art installations going up at Eglinton Crosstown LRT stations

Art is an important part of modern public transit projects. This art gives stations a unique look and feel, while bringing the usual concrete and steel to life. Here’s your first look at some of the art going up on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project. As the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line continues to make progress, there are a few colourful additions that … Continue reading See the new art installations going up at Eglinton Crosstown LRT stations

A new smoother way to get through Exhibition GO Station, and on to your train, after seeing TFC or a major event

BMO Field and Ontario Place are just steps away from the Exhibition GO Station, making them easy to access by transit. But prior to the pandemic, some fans were concerned about post-game crowding at the station. Now, Metrolinx is making it easier for people to get through the station and catch their trains home.   After a game at BMO Field or a concert at Ontario … Continue reading A new smoother way to get through Exhibition GO Station, and on to your train, after seeing TFC or a major event