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Heading to the Oakville Canada Day party? Plan your trip here

The Town of Oakville is hosting a free Canada Day celebration at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. With road closures in effect, there will be no parking near the event – but there is a transit connection. Read on to learn more about travelling to this Canada Day celebration. Communities across the region are coming back together this year to celebrate Canada Day, and Metrolinx is … Continue reading Heading to the Oakville Canada Day party? Plan your trip here

Growing the canopy – Metrolinx adds another 7,711 trees and shrubs as the transit agency increases tree cover in the region

As this year’s planting season draws to a close, Metrolinx continues to work with conservation partners on ecological compensation and greening of the region.  Building transit for the future isn’t always about trains, buses, and new stations. Those are important ingredients, but a true recipe for transit success includes a healthy environment too. That’s why Metrolinx recently announced their partnership with Parks Canada and Toronto … Continue reading Growing the canopy – Metrolinx adds another 7,711 trees and shrubs as the transit agency increases tree cover in the region

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Oakville GO station customers get a lift as new elevators set to open

After months of intense work, the new elevators have been successfully installed at Oakville GO station and that means customers with mobility challenges can once again access train platforms with ease. Starting today (June 24), GO train customers can climb aboard brand new elevators at Oakville station. The new lifts give customers more efficient and reliable access to the train platforms at what is traditionally … Continue reading Oakville GO station customers get a lift as new elevators set to open

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Oakville GO station set for temporary closure of elevators – Upgrades impact customers who use lifts to access train platforms

Work on the elevators is needed, but the toiling will mean doing without them for three months. Here’s what customers need to know as this important project takes place. Talk about a lift for a new year. In need of upgrades, the elevators at Oakville GO station will soon be getting a lift. But the servicing – set to begin on Jan. 20 – will … Continue reading Oakville GO station set for temporary closure of elevators – Upgrades impact customers who use lifts to access train platforms

That’s the ticket – Old GO Transit images from ’80s show the steady flow of customers arriving at Oakville and Pickering stations

As we’ve been digging into old boxes, and the back of desk drawers, for forgotten pictures of Metrolinx’s transit past – all part of a continuing series we’ve dubbed HistoricGO – one stack of black and white prints caught our eye. It was the interaction between GO Transit staff working at two stations, and customers arriving to buy a new batch of tickets. The moments … Continue reading That’s the ticket – Old GO Transit images from ’80s show the steady flow of customers arriving at Oakville and Pickering stations