‘Ask Metrolinx’ Regional Town Hall Series Makes First Stop in Kitchener

Town hall gives customers opportunity to ask questions about transit in Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond. ‘Ask Metrolinx’ is gearing up for its first roadshow. Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster and his senior management team will be in Kitchener on Monday, March 4, to answer all of your burning transit questions. Monday’s town hall is open to the … Continue reading ‘Ask Metrolinx’ Regional Town Hall Series Makes First Stop in Kitchener

Metrolinx welcomes 6 new directors to its board

Recent departures are replaced and other items raised during first board of 2019. Metrolinx welcomed six new members to its board of directors Thursday, kicking off the first meeting of the new year with an infusion of new talent to the board. Metrolinx board chair Donald Wright welcomed each new director, noting their diverse backgrounds in … Continue reading Metrolinx welcomes 6 new directors to its board

Metrolinx makes dogs on GO a permanent feature

Five months after launching a pilot project allowing leashed dogs on GO trains and buses with their human commuters, Metrolinx’s board of directors voted Thursday to make it a permanent part of its pet policy. Metrolinx is doing something doggone good. During their Dec. 6 meeting, the Metrolinx board unanimously approved changing its pet policy … Continue reading Metrolinx makes dogs on GO a permanent feature

Ask Metrolinx public forum attracts compliments, concerns and cool tech

Event saw CEO Phil Verster, management team field questions from customers and community members Nima Yasrebi stood in line at a recent Metrolinx town-hall public meeting and fiddled quietly with his smartphone. One by one, as Yasrebi waited for a turn at the microphone to speak to Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster and members of his senior … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx public forum attracts compliments, concerns and cool tech

‘Build it and they will come’: CUTA Conference 2018

Canadian transit systems bucked a North American trend and reported a 1.5% increase in national ridership in 2017, the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) announced prior to the launch of its annual conference and transit show. Transit systems reporting ridership growth commonly identified an increase in service levels as a key enabler of their ridership … Continue reading ‘Build it and they will come’: CUTA Conference 2018

Get your questions ready for the Ask Metrolinx Town Hall

Have a question for Metrolinx? Now’s your time to ask. President and CEO Phil Verster, along with members of the Senior Management Team, will take part in an Ask Metrolinx Town Hall on Wednesday, September 26. This is an opportunity to ask leadership about Metrolinx services, regional transportation planning, or anything top of mind. The … Continue reading Get your questions ready for the Ask Metrolinx Town Hall

Mass infrastructure for today and tomorrow highlighted by Metrolinx President & CEO Phil Verster

It’s the “stuff” that you don’t normally see but everything that’s needed to keep GO Transit running. The infrastructure that spans the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA) is critical and the scope is massive. Seven rail lines, spanning more than 460 kilometres with 66 stations are in operation. More than a dozen rail yards and … Continue reading Mass infrastructure for today and tomorrow highlighted by Metrolinx President & CEO Phil Verster