Encouraging the next generation of women in transit

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.

Woodbine ponies up for new GO Station near race track

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

Detailed ridership map released for GO and UP Express stations

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

Vital Etobicoke GO Transit artery prepares to ramp up

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

Looking back to look ahead: Making progress on Union Station’s transformation

The iconic Toronto transit hub prepares for more changes - from food to catching a train. During his long career with Canadian Press, journalist Eric Shackleton chronicled important changes in his country’s culture and character. These days, as he travels in and out of iconic Union Station, in the heart of Toronto, the 75-year-old retired … Continue reading Looking back to look ahead: Making progress on Union Station’s transformation

Additional GO Train Service Coming To Kitchener in 2019

Metrolinx is pushing forward with the GO expansion program, which is expected to lay the tracks for two-way, all-day service in Kitchener and Brampton. (Kitchener, Ont.) The days will soon move along quicker. At least for customers travelling between Kitchener and Toronto. They can look forward to new weekday GO Transit rail service options in … Continue reading Additional GO Train Service Coming To Kitchener in 2019