Environmental surveys take place along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Turtles, bats, and birds are being studied along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route, as experts make sure work doesn’t disrupt important habitats of even the smallest creatures. Over the spring and summer, teams from Metrolinx have been examining local wildlife along the route as part of the planning process for the project. Read on … Continue reading Environmental surveys take place along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Simulating sound from Ontario Line and GO trains in Riverside and Leslieville

Technology can answer two questions on the minds of Riverside and Leslieville residents. How much noise will come from passing trains once the Ontario Line opens? And how will this compare to the sound of today’s GO trains, currently passing through the neighbourhood? Metrolinx commissioned an interactive sound demonstration to give people an opportunity to … Continue reading Simulating sound from Ontario Line and GO trains in Riverside and Leslieville

Historic Rouge River bridge to get new lease on life in the name of GO Transit expansion

Metrolinx is rehabilitating one of the oldest rail bridges in East Toronto in order to run more GO Train service in the decades to come. Scroll down to learn more about the work and why it needs to happen.   After more than a century of service, the iconic Rouge River bridge is getting a major facelift.   Connecting Toronto and Pickering and spanning the mouth of the Rouge … Continue reading Historic Rouge River bridge to get new lease on life in the name of GO Transit expansion

Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

A team of transit experts is out in the community talking to residents and business about the Hurontario light rail transit project. The pandemic poses certain challenges for the multilingual squad, but their work is essential to keeping people informed as construction of Peel Region’s newest transit line moves forward. And we wanted to see … Continue reading Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

Metrolinx revises policy for e-bikes and e-scooters

Metrolinx is introducing a new policy for e-bikes and e-scooters to clarify which types of electric vehicles are allowed on GO Transit and UP Express. As vaccination rates increase and transit ridership rebounds, more customers are looking to more mobility vehicles onboard GO and UP Express vehicles. That’s why Metrolinx is introducing a new policy that clarifies which e-bikes and e-scooters are allowed … Continue reading Metrolinx revises policy for e-bikes and e-scooters

You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

Ethan Thompson is using LEGO to pay tribute to his late grandfather. It may be unconventional, but it’s no less impactful. Check out the lifelike GO bus terminal and the bigger story behind the blocks. Brick by brick, Ethan Thompson is building on his family’s transit legacy. And the most important pieces add up to … Continue reading You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

The completion of the new parking garage and opening of the station building marks the beginning of the next stage of work in the continuing efforts on the Bramalea GO Station rehabilitation project. Here’s how the major additions will improve the customer journey and a rundown of the work that’s left to do. A brand-new … Continue reading See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station