GO Transit announces holiday schedules, special weekend passes and more

Travelling with GO Transit over the holidays? Here’s what you need to know about schedules. And some good news about weekend passes. Plus, an update on New Year’s Eve service. Holiday travels can be stressful, but planning ahead can help bring some calm to the chaos. That’s why GO Transit is giving customers the heads up on what they can expect later this month and … Continue reading GO Transit announces holiday schedules, special weekend passes and more

Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

GO train speed limits through the City of Guelph are set to gradually increase over the coming months following major signaling upgrades and safety testing. The GO Kitchener Line has been bustling with construction activity as GO train service is set to undergo a transformation into a true commuter service with more travel options and shorter trip times. Many Guelph residents have seen some of … Continue reading Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

Changes coming to Lakeshore West Line schedule plus other train and bus updates

As restrictions ease, Metrolinx is making it easier for customers on the Lakeshore West line to get where they need to go, whether it’s to the office, a sporting event, or to socialize with friends. Get the latest information on GO schedules here.   Starting Oct. 18, Metrolinx is bringing back some weekday evening service between Union Station and Exhibition GO on the Lakeshore West … Continue reading Changes coming to Lakeshore West Line schedule plus other train and bus updates

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Metrolinx announces increased weekday service across the GO Transit network

Most GO train and bus schedules are changing in September as Metrolinx restores or adjusts service to meet passenger demand, including a number of new trips on the Kitchener line. Here are the highlights. Metrolinx is increasing and adjusting service starting Sept. 4 to meet the expected demand from customers returning to school and the workplace this fall. With this round of changes, GO train … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased weekday service across the GO Transit network

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2000th vehicle rolls out for Transit Procurement Initiative helping communities across Ontario

Shoppers know they can get more value with a bulk purchase. Transit agencies take the same approach when buying buses and other equipment through Metrolinx’s joint procurement program. Metrolinx helps transit agencies band together to find savings. As this Transit Procurement Initiative marks delivery of its 2,000th bus, we look at how Metrolinx sources buses for transit agencies across Ontario, and how your vehicle – … Continue reading 2000th vehicle rolls out for Transit Procurement Initiative helping communities across Ontario

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Halton Region on track for more transit – Initial Business Case for potential GO Station in Milton released

New Initial Business Case documents shows a potential GO station in Milton would support 2,000 boardings a day by 2041. Here, we break down the details. Metrolinx has completed an Initial Business Case (IBC), in partnership with the Town of Milton, for a potential GO Station in Milton, Ontario. If built, the transit station would be located at Trafalgar Road, south of the existing Milton … Continue reading Halton Region on track for more transit – Initial Business Case for potential GO Station in Milton released

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Making way for MiWay service with new bus terminal opening at Kipling Transit Hub

Changes are happening at Kipling GO Station, that will impact how local residents and travellers access seamless travels across transit systems. Your pace is about to quicken. Here’s how. For transit riders in Toronto’s west end, progress is moving at a, well, terminal velocity. On Jan. 4, MiWay will be up and running at Kipling GO bus terminal located at 120 Subway Crescent in Etobicoke. … Continue reading Making way for MiWay service with new bus terminal opening at Kipling Transit Hub

How COVID has impacted transit – Metrolinx releases ridership map covering all GO Transit rail routes

The transit agency has published the first ridership map since the start of the pandemic. While the breakdown of stations and routes clearly show the impact of the health crisis on ridership, it also demonstrates the work that has never stopped to keep essential travellers moving throughout the threat. See how your route has fared. The well-worn map on just about everything we regularly did … Continue reading How COVID has impacted transit – Metrolinx releases ridership map covering all GO Transit rail routes

Great lengths for riders – GO Transit trains on Milton and Lakeshore lines set to change size

Because safety is top of mind, GO Transit is adjusting the length of certain train trips to meet ridership demands and continue to prevent crowding. Here’s what you need to know. Here’s the long and the short of it – things are changing on three GO Transit rail lines. After closely monitoring customer volumes in the past month, Metrolinx is adjusting the length of some … Continue reading Great lengths for riders – GO Transit trains on Milton and Lakeshore lines set to change size

GO Transit customers crown the top seat on the train – Find out where the public sits on this important debate

The question started with customers on the New York City subway system and has since travelled around the globe, including north to Toronto. The original query was for transit riders to rank the best seat on the subway, and we’ve put it to GO customers. Now the results are in. Read on to find out where your chair stands in the great seat debate.  GO … Continue reading GO Transit customers crown the top seat on the train – Find out where the public sits on this important debate