How the Durham Scarborough BRT will bring new bus rapid transit to Oshawa

The Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit is a 36-kilometre bus rapid transit corridor that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and provide better access for residents and businesses for key destinations along Highway 2 including Trent University, the Oshawa urban growth centre and its commercial strip, all the way to Scarborough Town Centre and the TTC Line 2 subway extension. Oshawa residents are getting an update regarding the newest transit project planned for their city.  The Durham-Scarborough Bus … Continue reading How the Durham Scarborough BRT will bring new bus rapid transit to Oshawa

Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Metrolinx continues to work with the community to deliver new rapid transit – the Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project (DSBRT). The  Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project will bring 36-kilometers of bus rapid transit that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and connect with Scarborough Centre, the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus … Continue reading Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Clearing the way for the Scarborough Subway Extension launch shaft construction

Teams have begun preparing the tunnel boring machine (TBM) launch shaft site for major construction work, bringing the Scarborough Subway Extension another step toward reality. Let’s dig in. It’s almost launch time for construction on the Scarborough Subway Extension. The 7.8-km extension of TTC Line 2 subway service will provide seamless, reliable transit to key … Continue reading Clearing the way for the Scarborough Subway Extension launch shaft construction

Find out how Metrolinx is bringing more rapid transit to Durham Region

Metrolinx is working to bring new rapid transit options to the region of Durham. Learn how you can get involved in the newest rapid transit project in the works - the Durham-Scarborough BRT. Bus rapid transit (BRT) is one of lesser-known heroes of the public transit world. It’s not all about the trains. Buses are … Continue reading Find out how Metrolinx is bringing more rapid transit to Durham Region

Agincourt GO Station demolished – See video of the building coming down, as well as what will rise from the rubble in Scarborough

As work at Agincourt GO progresses, the original station needed to come down. Recently, a temporary trailer and washrooms were set up to prepare for the existing station demolition. Following the clearance of the old station area, improvements to the west platform and the exterior of the new station building can proceed. Watch the demolition … Continue reading Agincourt GO Station demolished – See video of the building coming down, as well as what will rise from the rubble in Scarborough

Keeping the Scarborough Subway Extension moving forward

The Scarborough Subway Extension is edging even closer to construction as drilling and utility relocation crews continue to carry out work along the proposed route. As this project continues to make important advances, here’s a look at what’s already been done and what to expect in the near future. It’s all about momentum. Which is … Continue reading Keeping the Scarborough Subway Extension moving forward

Work moves ahead – and deep under – to prepare for construction of Scarborough Subway Extension

Before you really dig into a project like the Scarborough Subway Extension, there’s lots of things to understand and do. Here’s how that important advance work is unfolding, and how crews have been digging in to make sure communities avoid disruptions down the line. Even before construction really begins on the Scarborough Subway Extension, there’s … Continue reading Work moves ahead – and deep under – to prepare for construction of Scarborough Subway Extension

Scarborough Junction Grade Separation Project will mean improved rail service – See how it may lead to changes for Scarborough GO Station customers

The Scarborough Junction Grade Separation Project will be a major element of the huge GO Expansion Program and help speed up service on the Lakeshore East and Stouffville Rail corridors. Here’s what you need to know. You may have heard by now that the GO Expansion Program will provide faster and more convenient transit for … Continue reading Scarborough Junction Grade Separation Project will mean improved rail service – See how it may lead to changes for Scarborough GO Station customers

Rarely used “top-down” construction technique used to build new rail bridge at Milliken GO

A new rail bridge is taking shape at Steeles Avenue East near Milliken GO Station. Since June, the construction team has been focused on advancing this work and recently completed a concrete pour of the bridge deck. This pour was a significant milestone as it connects the substructure elements (abutments and pier) with the superstructure … Continue reading Rarely used “top-down” construction technique used to build new rail bridge at Milliken GO

Scarborough Subway Extension update- Two more steps taken toward better transit

The new three-stop Scarborough Subway Extension is now two steps closer to construction. The first stage in the bidding process closed in May, and on July 10, Metrolinx released an updated environmental project report that is a key part of moving the project forward. As progress marches on, this article explores how people living in … Continue reading Scarborough Subway Extension update- Two more steps taken toward better transit