GO train crew attacked at Whitby GO Station – Do you know the suspect?

Police are looking for a man who assaulted a Customer Service Ambassador and GO train Engineer. Durham Regional Police are searching for a suspect who violently attacked two crew members of a Lakeshore East train last Wednesday evening (August 5). The GO train was just pulling into Whitby GO, on its way west toward Union … Continue reading GO train crew attacked at Whitby GO Station – Do you know the suspect?

The making of GO Transit’s newest Safety Never Stops video – And a look at what ended up on the cutting room floor

A lot goes into filming a reminder to customers of all the things GO Transit is doing to make sure that safety never stops - including the measures taken to make that shoot as safe as possible for the actor and those working around him. Here’s an inside look. It takes effort to keep everyone … Continue reading The making of GO Transit’s newest Safety Never Stops video – And a look at what ended up on the cutting room floor

A good sign as Cooksville GO gets its name up in lights – See the video here

The new Cooksville GO Station gets a bit of important branding. But putting up the official sign is no small feat. What’s in a name? If it’s hoisted up on the entrance to a major GO station, it becomes an iconic symbol of countless journeys, as well as a point of pride for locals. Recently, … Continue reading A good sign as Cooksville GO gets its name up in lights – See the video here

Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

As more people return to GO Transit and UP Express services each day, and with the Greater Toronto Area preparing to enter Stage 3 of the recovery process, the transit agency is making face covering a must. For the safety of fellow riders and transit staff, it’s the right thing to do to help fight … Continue reading Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

Suspect arrested after GO Transit station staff member assaulted – Victim recovering

A man has been charged by Toronto Police Service after a Metrolinx staff member was attacked at Bloor GO Station. Police have apprehended a suspect after a Metrolinx employee was badly assaulted last month at Bloor GO Station. The attack took place on June 27, 2020, and the staff member sustained significant injuries. Following the … Continue reading Suspect arrested after GO Transit station staff member assaulted – Victim recovering

GO Transit helps transport 200 Ontario migrant workers today

Provincial transit agency asked to run special service to help transport migrant farm workers that had been self-isolating in Windsor out of an abundance of caution. Later today (July 15), a half a dozen GO buses full of migrant workers are expected to make their way from Windsor-area hotels to farms in Leamington, Ontario. The … Continue reading GO Transit helps transport 200 Ontario migrant workers today

Fly above it all – Latest Crosstown LRT fly-over video released

In a recent drone flight over the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project, we look down at the surface work done from the Brentcliffe Portal to Kennedy Station. We also notice how Toronto traffic is building again. There’s no better view than above it all. So here’s the latest drone footage taken of surface sections … Continue reading Fly above it all – Latest Crosstown LRT fly-over video released

Hwy. 400 Bridge work ramps up on Finch West LRT project – Detours ahead

Major bridge work is always a very big deal. It also means patience from those travelling nearby. A project involving the Highway 400 crossing at Toronto’s Finch Avenue, will cause some detours. But the disruption won’t be too large, thanks to an engineering process that will dramatically speed up the replacement. Here, we span the … Continue reading Hwy. 400 Bridge work ramps up on Finch West LRT project – Detours ahead

Now that’s different – What GO Transit and UP Express customers can expect as they return to using buses and trains

COVID-19 has changed the face of almost every habit and daily pattern, including seeing more people wearing face coverings as they jump on public transit. Here are some of the health and safety measures riders will notice as they begin to return to their seats. Think of it as a check-list for safe and healthy … Continue reading Now that’s different – What GO Transit and UP Express customers can expect as they return to using buses and trains

The upside of Ontario Line’s upside – How Metrolinx experts are looking to design a Toronto subway that isn’t just confined to dark tunnels

The Ontario Line subway project involves engineering and planning options that are much more complex than the simple lines we see on an urban map. In this feature, we want to explore how some of the most interesting sections of this subway line may be built above ground rather than below. When you say the … Continue reading The upside of Ontario Line’s upside – How Metrolinx experts are looking to design a Toronto subway that isn’t just confined to dark tunnels