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
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
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
A new year means whole new transit options - earlier and later in the day. (St. Catharines, Ont.) For the first time ever, GO Transit is introducing year-round weekday train service between Niagara Falls and Toronto. The official announcement was made today (Dec. 14) during an event in St. Catharines, Ont. The inaugural weekday trip … Continue reading Weekday GO Train Service To Niagara Region
The PRESTO app is here to make it easier for you to manage and load your card on the go. Starting today, Metrolinx is making a beta version of the app available to a limited group of users to get feedback on their experience before launching the official version. The PRESTO app gives users the … Continue reading Be one of the first beta PRESTO app users
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 Wednesday, November 28. This is an opportunity to ask leadership about Metrolinx services, regional transportation planning, or anything top of mind. The public … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx Town Hall November 28