Preferred teams selected for two major Ontario Line contracts

Identification of delivery partners a big step forward for 15.6-km subway line. In case you missed it, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) recently named the preferred teams for delivering the Southern Civils, Stations and Tunnel (South Civils) contract and the Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance (RSSOM) contract – two major packages of work for the Ontario Line. After evaluating all the bids received in … Continue reading Preferred teams selected for two major Ontario Line contracts

Exhibition & Corktown ready for future Ontario Line construction

Metrolinx teams work to prepare key sites for future construction. Find out what’s been happening. Ontario Line work is already well underway in some spots along the subway project’s 15.6-kilometre route, as crews have started to cross tasks off the list of important work to complete before major construction on things like stations and tunnels starts in 2023.   Earlier this year, construction crews broke ground … Continue reading Exhibition & Corktown ready for future Ontario Line construction

Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

There are lots of summer events & year-round destinations to see across the future Ontario Line route. With summer in full swing, there are many community events of all sizes opening across the city. Notably, Exhibition Place is back with a busy schedule of long-awaited events, including the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), the region’s most well-known end of summer celebration that runs from Aug. 19 … Continue reading Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

Metrolinx recently held two free tree and shrub giveaway events for local property owners living near the Lakeshore East GO tracks and the future Ontario Line route.  See photos and a video from the events here. People in Toronto’s east end have another reason to spend time in their gardens. That’s because hundreds of local residents went home with free trees and shrubs after a … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

Metrolinx releases design survey results for public spaces around Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

As Metrolinx advances plans to bring fast, convenient Ontario Line subway service to Thorncliffe Park, teams have been collecting feedback from community members to help shape the look and feel of the areas surrounding the Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility in Thorncliffe Park. Here are the results.  Communities are at the centre of decision making for Metrolinx. That’s why teams are working directly with … Continue reading Metrolinx releases design survey results for public spaces around Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

Ontario Line subway project breaks ground at Exhibition Station – see the new renderings released

Upgrades now underway at Exhibition Station mark the start of Ontario Line construction and will pave the way for major work down the road. Find out why today is an important date for the route, get the latest on the project and see new station concept images that show how the Ontario Line will take shape. As the Government of Ontario and Metrolinx officially get … Continue reading Ontario Line subway project breaks ground at Exhibition Station – see the new renderings released

Ontario Line connections that will reduce travel times

Each subway route is more than a single line on a map. It links to other routes that bring more neighbourhoods closer to new transit arteries. The Ontario Line was designed for easy connections at all 15 stations along its 15.6-km route. These connections will rewire the city and the region by speeding up travel times for a wide range of travellers, not just the … Continue reading Ontario Line connections that will reduce travel times

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Ontario Line team to hold virtual open house on latest project plans

Now that Metrolinx has shared new station plans for the Ontario Line from Gerrard to Science Centre, and published the latest draft environmental assessment, Metrolinx teams are hosting another series of open houses. And they’re starting this month. Read on to find out when events are happening and how to register. With Ontario Line plans coming into greater focus, Metrolinx is hosting another round of … Continue reading Ontario Line team to hold virtual open house on latest project plans

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Metrolinx releases Ontario Line east segment design survey results

Ever wonder how Metrolinx integrates new infrastructure into an existing community? Metrolinx previously launched a survey and collected feedback from the community to determine the look and feel of the new Ontario Line and GO Expansion infrastructure that will serve Riverside, South Riverdale and Leslieville. Here are the results. Asked and answered. Metrolinx asked for public input on how transit changes for the new Ontario … Continue reading Metrolinx releases Ontario Line east segment design survey results

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Metrolinx Community Engagement teams ends year with lofty number and promises of new community offices

The pandemic has changed the way we relate to one another. But it hasn’t stopped needed conversations. Here’s how Metrolinx experts were able to reach out, and respond when questions have come on, during 2021 – as well as a commitment to open three more community offices in the new year for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, Yonge North Subway Extension and Ontario Line projects. … Continue reading Metrolinx Community Engagement teams ends year with lofty number and promises of new community offices