New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Construction can be tough on businesses, which is why Metrolinx works alongside local Eglinton businesses to support them through transit construction. To showcase the important place local businesses play during construction of Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route - as well as how customers will use the line to get to those popular … Continue reading New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Intersection was partially closed to accelerate surface-level construction on a critical portion of the future Sunnybrook Park stop. Leslie Street will re-open at Eglinton Avenue East on August 21. That’s two weeks ahead of schedule. A portion of the street had been closed for work on the guideway for the future Eglinton Crosstown light rail … Continue reading Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s how the Science Centre Station is really shaping up. Science is building fast. At least when it comes to construction of the Science Centre Station, … Continue reading Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

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

Transit project gives nearby trees a new lease on life

Tree cover and transit are some of the most important aspects of any city. They make communities livable and vibrant. But sometimes building transit can get messy, disturbing greenspaces in the construction process. That’s why Metrolinx is working with its contractors and the City of Vaughan to build transit while preserving the nearby flora and … Continue reading Transit project gives nearby trees a new lease on life

New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art back-up power facility that will not only keep a vital rapid transit line moving if the lights go out, it will also help a west-end Toronto community get one step closer to its ambitious sustainability targets. The recipe for any good rapid transit project includes more than just tracks, … Continue reading New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT