Metrolinx joins Pride Toronto for 40th anniversary celebrations

As Pride marks a major milestone despite COVID-19, Metrolinx is wearing the Pride colours proudly inside, and out. Find out more about the festivities coming up this month and what it means to Metrolinx staff. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Pride parade and festivities are carrying on despite the lingering pandemic. … Continue reading Metrolinx joins Pride Toronto for 40th anniversary celebrations

Metrolinx partners with Black Engineers of Canada on first ever recruitment event

Ontario’s transit agency is planning and building an unprecedented number of projects right now. And they can’t do it alone. Metrolinx is holding a unique virtual recruitment event with help from Black Engineers of Canada. Find out how you can be part of it. Metrolinx is teaming up with Black Engineers of Canada (BEC) to … Continue reading Metrolinx partners with Black Engineers of Canada on first ever recruitment event

Metrolinx spreading the roots of GO Expansion as spring compensation tree planting continues across the region

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) is helping Metrolinx plant trees as compensation for transforming rail corridors to support future expanded GO service. Find out how many trees have gone in the ground, so far. Expanding GO service is something that benefits the entire region. As part of that expansion, trees and vegetation are being removed along … Continue reading Metrolinx spreading the roots of GO Expansion as spring compensation tree planting continues across the region

Ontario Line station footprints from Exhibition to Queen and Spadina reveal quick connections to major transit lines

Easy connections are at the heart of plans for the new Ontario Line subway, with stations being mapped out to link with existing GO and TTC routes along the line. Today (June 10), we’re looking at how Ontario Line stations at Exhibition, King and Bathurst, and Queen at Spadina, will help travellers get around Toronto … Continue reading Ontario Line station footprints from Exhibition to Queen and Spadina reveal quick connections to major transit lines

Metrolinx holding virtual open house for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension as teams prepare for construction

Right on the heels of awarding the contract for advance tunnel work on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, Metrolinx is returning to the community to share the latest information about the project and to seek feedback on another important element – the elevated guideway. Check out brand new concept renderings and find out how to … Continue reading Metrolinx holding virtual open house for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension as teams prepare for construction

Bidding opens on Ontario Line contract for Exhibition Station early works

Early works at Exhibition Station will set the foundation for major construction that will start in 2023. Read on to learn how Metrolinx is getting ready to break ground on the Ontario Line. Building a major new transit line without making some preparations beforehand would be like renovating your living room without moving your furniture … Continue reading Bidding opens on Ontario Line contract for Exhibition Station early works

Local auto mechanic comes to the rescue to help Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle keep moving on time

Even when a sophisticated piece of modern transit is on the move, it can take a good Samaritan to get it where it needs to be. Last week, light rail transit vehicles were transported for testing. The transport was well covered by media, social media and here on Metrolinx News. But a story you wouldn’t … Continue reading Local auto mechanic comes to the rescue to help Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle keep moving on time

How the Durham Scarborough BRT will bring new bus rapid transit to Oshawa

The Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit is a 36-kilometre bus rapid transit corridor that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and provide better access for residents and businesses for key destinations along Highway 2 including Trent University, the Oshawa urban growth centre and its commercial strip, all the way to Scarborough Town Centre and the TTC Line 2 subway extension. Oshawa residents are getting an update regarding the newest transit project planned for their city.  The Durham-Scarborough Bus … Continue reading How the Durham Scarborough BRT will bring new bus rapid transit to Oshawa

Get an update on the first batch of Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles as they begin their testing journey

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. This week marks the first batch of Crosstown vehicle deliveries from the maintenance and storage facility on the west end of the LRT route to Toronto’s east end for testing. Here’s an update on their journey. The … Continue reading Get an update on the first batch of Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles as they begin their testing journey