Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Scores of new options added to GO train routes for September. Here are some of the biggest service improvements across the system. Metrolinx has announced a major advance in the GO Transit expansion program, with nearly 150 new and extended train trips each week, starting on August 31. With this round of changes there will … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased service, including on Kitchener and Lakeshore Lines – Extends popular Niagara weekend service to year-round

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release Initial Business Case for Ontario Line subway

Toronto’s innovative new transit route will connect to GO as well as TTC subways and streetcars, as it creates a new transit route through the heart of the city. Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have released the Initial Business Case for Ontario Line. The report has found the new subway line will better connect people to … Continue reading Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release Initial Business Case for Ontario Line subway

On the Road Again: Metrolinx Town Hall comes to York Region

Customers and community members engage with transit leaders during a meeting in Vaughan. They arrived with questions. And scores of local residents and community members from all across York region were eager to learn about transit plans for their area, during a June 24 Metrolinx town hall at Vaughan City Hall. From operational costs to … Continue reading On the Road Again: Metrolinx Town Hall comes to York Region

On Track – Your first view of Toronto’s Crosstown’s light rail vehicles in motion

During our ongoing Crosstown Progress series, looking at every major element of Toronto's Crosstown light rail transit project, we've seen work on the line, but haven't seen the machines that will run on those rails. That changes today. Our Metrolinx light rail vehicles are being tested, and we can finally show you how they look … Continue reading On Track – Your first view of Toronto’s Crosstown’s light rail vehicles in motion

Whitby Metrolinx Town Hall crowd hears of options to extend GO services to beyond Oshawa

Local residents and community members gathered to ask questions and find out more about transit plans in Durham – including Bowmanville. Every seat was full. That's how packed it was inside the room at the Abilities Centre in Whitby on May 2 as Metrolinx hosted another one of its popular community town halls. From Lakeshore … Continue reading Whitby Metrolinx Town Hall crowd hears of options to extend GO services to beyond Oshawa

Behind the barriers of Union Station’s new Bay Concourse

Away from public view, the new section of Union Station is fast taking shape. Come this way to see for yourself. A quarter inch of plywood. That’s what separates today from tomorrow for an important section of Canada’s most vital transit hub. For customers and travellers who regularly use Union Station, it’s been impossible not … Continue reading Behind the barriers of Union Station’s new Bay Concourse

New GO train express options for Lakeshore East line

Weekday options add flexibility for customers. A new express GO Train service on the Lakeshore East line offers more choice for transit users and commuters travelling from Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering. The new express train service, which began April 17, is in addition to improvements previously introduced, including: 15-minute midday service between Oshawa GO … Continue reading New GO train express options for Lakeshore East line

Province announces historic subway expansion plans

Metrolinx will play key role in delivering new projects. The provincial government announced a groundbreaking plan to expand Ontario’s transit infrastructure on April 10. At a press conference at Metrolinx’s Willowbrook facility, Premier Doug Ford, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek and Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton announced more than $28 billion in new transit projects. Leading the … Continue reading Province announces historic subway expansion plans

Metrolinx lowering fares for short-distance GO trips by more than $1

Metrolinx is reducing PRESTO fares on short-distance GO Transit trips in the Greater Golden Horseshoe by more than $1 starting April 20. The fare for GO trips that are about 10 kilometres or less is being reduced to $3.70 — a 21 per cent reduction from the lowest PRESTO fares of $4.71. This new, lower … Continue reading Metrolinx lowering fares for short-distance GO trips by more than $1