In the fourth part of our continuing Crosstown Progress series, we see how Caledonia, is unique, by being built in a traditional way. You live in Barrie but work at Yonge and Eglinton. That commute sounds, well, long. But we’re working to save you a bit of extra time. Located on Eglinton Avenue West, between … Continue reading From the ground up – Caledonia Station will get customers moving quicker
Metrolinx Board approves new titles for transit links. At Metrolinx, we are in the midst of planning and building some of the biggest transit infrastructure in the world. An important part of our planning process includes making it easier for our customers to find their stations, stops and interchanges throughout our system, and through wayfinding … Continue reading Transit stops are given name changes on the Hurontario and Finch West LRT Lines
In the third part in our continuing Crosstown Progress tour from west to east – taking you inside the current state and future promise of Toronto’s historic Eglinton LRT project - we look at the mighty station that kicked off this heroic transit build. Far below the intersection of Eglinton Avenue West and Trethewey Drive … Continue reading A transit hero rises – Keelesdale station is already a super-cool build
You have questions about fare changes, so we have answers. On April 10, Metrolinx’s board of directors approved a range of fare changes, including a reduction of GO fares for short-distance trips by $1 when using PRESTO – a reduction of 21 per cent – to give customers more affordable local transit in their communities. … Continue reading Your GO Transit fare change primer
Metrolinx is increasing GO train service on the Kitchener and Stouffville lines on April 8 to give customers more opportunities to get where they need to be. New weekday morning trip options between Bramalea GO and Union Station will give customers new choices at popular morning commuting times while midday weekday GO train service along … Continue reading More GO train service for Markham, Brampton, Etobicoke
Getting students engaged in transit today, opens the door to them using – and shaping – public systems as they get older. If you want to glimpse the future of public transit in Ontario, first see it through the eyes – and coloured pencils - of children. Metrolinx runs countless public meetings and educational sessions … Continue reading What if children designed our Ontario neighbourhoods?
The 84th Pickering Pathfinders toured GO's Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility and met with transit experts including Laura Kutisker-Jacobson, professional engineer and senior manager at Metrolinx. The visit was an opportunity for the young women to meet mentors and learn about possible future careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Province and Metrolinx partner with Woodbine to bring new transit connections to Etobicoke. At a venue used to exciting moments, the announcement was a winning ticket. The Ontario government and Metrolinx are partnering with Woodbine Entertainment Group to build a new GO station near Woodbine race track. The official announcement was made on March 6 … Continue reading Woodbine ponies up for new GO Station near race track
Ridership increased to 52.5 million in November – Find where you and your neighbours fit. More customers than ever before are bee-lining it to Barrie via GO Transit, or stops along its line, according to the latest ridership numbers released this week by Metrolinx. The transit agency saw ridership on GO Transit and the UP … Continue reading Detailed ridership map released for GO and UP Express stations
Dramatic changes will create a mixed-use, central mobility hub. When Marika Yakubiw moved near the Six Points interchange around Etobicoke’s Kipling Avenue and Dundas Street West to be closer to her job, she suddenly faced less stress in her commuting life. Work will soon ramp up on a Metrolinx mobility hub near her that, when … Continue reading Vital Etobicoke GO Transit artery prepares to ramp up