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

Islamic Society of Toronto and Metrolinx to convert building in Thorncliffe Park to a new Islamic Centre with significant additional community benefits

Today (Dec. 14), the Islamic Society of Toronto (IST) and Metrolinx are pleased to announce that an existing IST building, at 20 Overlea Boulevard in Thorncliffe Park, will be converted into a new Islamic Centre with significant additional community benefits, as part of the Ontario Line project. The new centre will include larger and more extensive prayer spaces, new religious services and facilities, a mezzanine … Continue reading Islamic Society of Toronto and Metrolinx to convert building in Thorncliffe Park to a new Islamic Centre with significant additional community benefits

Metrolinx teams up with partners on early traffic plans to support Ontario Line construction

The Ontario Line subway project moves forward with plans that map out the downtown Toronto traffic changes needed to make room for important construction work. Keep reading to get the latest information. Metrolinx is teaming up with the City of Toronto, TTC, and others to coordinate several years of planned construction and maintenance work to avoid lengthy traffic impacts in Toronto. The latest step in … Continue reading Metrolinx teams up with partners on early traffic plans to support Ontario Line construction

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Improved transit in Toronto with GO Expansion means new lines and new stations

Once implemented, the GO Expansion program will deliver all-day, two-way service with faster trains running every 15-minutes on more of the GO Network. Last week, Metrolinx News reported on how this project will improve service to and from destinations outside Toronto. Today let’s look at how GO Expansion – combined with other new Metrolinx projects – will reduce travel times inside the city. A new … Continue reading Improved transit in Toronto with GO Expansion means new lines and new stations

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Ontario Line team wraps up 2021 with virtual open houses this week

In 2021, Metrolinx hosted more than 125 virtual open houses and community meetings across the Ontario Line’s 15.6-kilometre route, sharing updates on project plans and benefits including convenient transfers between existing transit and new Ontario Line stations, travel time savings and more. On Nov. 23 and 25, Metrolinx is holding two more online events to recap some of the major milestones and advancements from this … Continue reading Ontario Line team wraps up 2021 with virtual open houses this week