Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

As the busiest transit hub in Canada, Union Station is used to playing host to more than – prior to COVID-19 – 300,000 daily visitors. Serving those travelers is about to get easier, as Bay Concourse is now open, thanks to a project led by the City of Toronto, in partnership with Metrolinx. We break … Continue reading Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

Residents near northern segment of Ontario Line route invited to virtual open house event

Tonight (June 30), Metrolinx experts will share the latest on frequently-raised Ontario Line topics for the northern segment of the line, such as the planned train maintenance and storage facility and what transit corridor lands mean for those who live in them. People who live along the northern segment of the Ontario Line will have … Continue reading Residents near northern segment of Ontario Line route invited to virtual open house event

Breaking ground on the Scarborough Subway Extension

Metrolinx officially breaks ground on the three-stop Scarborough Subway Extension today (June 23) and the signs of progress are starting to become very real, especially at the northeast corner of Sheppard and McCowan, where crews are busy building the launch shaft for the tunnel boring machine. Fences are up, drill rigs are on site and … Continue reading Breaking ground on the Scarborough Subway Extension

Bidding opens on Ontario Line contract for Exhibition Station early works

Early works at Exhibition Station will set the foundation for major construction that will start in 2023. Read on to learn how Metrolinx is getting ready to break ground on the Ontario Line. Building a major new transit line without making some preparations beforehand would be like renovating your living room without moving your furniture … Continue reading Bidding opens on Ontario Line contract for Exhibition Station early works

Tunnel contract finalized for Scarborough Subway Extension

The highly anticipated Scarborough Subway Extension is picking up pace and long-discussed plans are becoming a reality now that the contract for advanced tunnelling has been finalized. The three-stop Scarborough Subway Extension is moving quickly toward breaking ground on major construction now that a contract has been finalized with Strabag for the project’s tunnelling work. … Continue reading Tunnel contract finalized for Scarborough Subway Extension

Corktown Station Early Works Report brings Ontario Line another step closer to reality

Metrolinx is looking for community feedback on a new environmental assessment for the early works required at Ontario Line’s Corktown Station. These steps are important to keep the project on track and deliver transit relief sooner. In another important development in the life of Ontario Line, Metrolinx is releasing an Early Works Report for Corktown … Continue reading Corktown Station Early Works Report brings Ontario Line another step closer to reality

How the Yonge North Subway Extension will offset traffic congestion and keep the region moving

The Yonge North Subway Extension will support sustainable growth while creating transit hubs that will connect communities across York Region. Here’s a detailed look at how that will work, including how much time it will save on commutes when compared with, say, watching the best of Star Wars on repeat. The Yonge North Subway Extension … Continue reading How the Yonge North Subway Extension will offset traffic congestion and keep the region moving

How Metrolinx strives to make sure the Yonge North Subway Extension is seen but not heard

Metrolinx considers the latest technology and proven solutions to keep neighbourhoods quiet and peaceful during construction and after the extension goes into service. Here’s a quiet story about noise. Building a major transit route, including Toronto’s Yonge North Subway Extension, means lots of moving pieces. And that can lead to questions from those working and … Continue reading How Metrolinx strives to make sure the Yonge North Subway Extension is seen but not heard

The route ahead: What’s next for the Yonge North Subway Extension

Updated environmental studies will shift progress into high gear for this important and much-needed transit project. Here’s how insights from the community guide that process. There’s momentum behind the Yonge North Subway Extension, so we wanted to see what’s just over the horizon for the priority transit project. Especially when it comes to the environmental … Continue reading The route ahead: What’s next for the Yonge North Subway Extension

East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

The train maintenance and storage facility,a critical component of the Ontario Line, will be built on a 175,000-square metre site. Once completed, it will become the central location for the upkeep, repair and resting place for the subway trains, when they’re not busy helping move people around Toronto.   After several months of study and … Continue reading East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility