Tunnelling starts on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Today (April 11), Metrolinx marks a major milestone as tunnelling starts on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, the 9.2-kilometre extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT from Mount Dennis Station to Renforth Drive. Read on to see how these two tunnel boring machines came together and learn more about how they will dig the tunnels. Plus watch the new timelapse video. Let the digging begin. Rexy … Continue reading Tunnelling starts on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Welcome back – Metrolinx podcast returns as more customers to get on board transit

On this week’s #AMAwithAMA, Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins answers your questions about service changes, wayfinding at Union Station, and a new tool in GO Special Constables’ tool belt. After a brief break, Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast is back. Each week, host Matt Llewellyn will continue to bring listeners thoughtful conversations about Metrolinx services (GO, UP Express, and PRESTO), and other transit-related … Continue reading Welcome back – Metrolinx podcast returns as more customers to get on board transit

Metrolinx shares updated station maps and survey results for underground stations on Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Late last year, Metrolinx launched an online survey to gather feedback from the community on the location of the future Kipling-Eglinton station – and the results are in. Keep reading to learn more and see new station maps. Community feedback is helping decide where a future station will be located along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension in west Toronto. In Dec. 2021, Metrolinx presented residents … Continue reading Metrolinx shares updated station maps and survey results for underground stations on Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

New on-demand transit pilot project coming to Vaughan GO Transit customers

Metrolinx is partnering with York Region Transit and the City of Vaughan to bring the Mobility On-Request on-demand rideshare pilot program to two more GO Transit stations. It’s all about getting people to and from their local GO station without worrying about parking. Keep reading to get the details on the new connections coming to Rutherford and Maple GO Stations – and take the pre-launch … Continue reading New on-demand transit pilot project coming to Vaughan GO Transit customers

Metrolinx unveils deals to help thousands of GO Transit and UP Express riders save money

Metrolinx is making most local transit fares free when connecting to and from GO Transit and lowering GO and UP fares for youth and post-secondary students who pay with PRESTO. Get all the info on how customers can save money on transit, plus details on a new pilot program in Peel Region, below. Metrolinx has announced new measures to make transit more affordable for thousands … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils deals to help thousands of GO Transit and UP Express riders save money

Ontario Line connections that will reduce travel times

Each subway route is more than a single line on a map. It links to other routes that bring more neighbourhoods closer to new transit arteries. The Ontario Line was designed for easy connections at all 15 stations along its 15.6-km route. These connections will rewire the city and the region by speeding up travel times for a wide range of travellers, not just the … Continue reading Ontario Line connections that will reduce travel times

Between the Lines podcast –Small’s Creek, Hurontario LRT name, and more

Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins takes people’s questions on her Between the Lines’ weekly #AMAwithAMA podcast segment. This week, Aikins talks about the GO Expansion work in Small’s Creek, Crosstown LRT questions, and the recent Hurontario LRT naming news. Listen to the full episode below. It’s a wide-ranging bag of transit topics this week on Ask me Anything with Anne Marie Aikins. Every Tuesday, … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast –Small’s Creek, Hurontario LRT name, and more

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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 has seen an impact on many customer trips this week. … Continue reading Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules further to address reduction in ridership during latest wave of pandemic  

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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 pictures were from a bygone era. After dusting off an … Continue reading Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton