Be flexible and give yourself plenty of extra time if you’re heading into downtown Toronto on June 4 – 5

With closures on the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway, construction on the Barrie GO Line, hourly service on the Lakeshore West GO Line and partial closures of the TTC’s Line 1 and Line 2 subways on Saturday and Sunday, getting around downtown Toronto is going to require some extra patience. With a long list of road closures and transit disruptions scheduled for this weekend, … Continue reading Be flexible and give yourself plenty of extra time if you’re heading into downtown Toronto on June 4 – 5

Metrolinx kicks off Pride month – meet the transit agency’s Pride committee chairs

With Pride month officially in full swing, Metrolinx is ready to kick things off. Keep reading to learn what Pride means to Metrolinx, as told by the transit agency’s Pride 365 committee chairs. Pride month is here, and in-person festivities are back. And this means a lot to the employees at Metrolinx and the broader LGBTQ2S+ community. The members of Pride 365, an employee resource … Continue reading Metrolinx kicks off Pride month – meet the transit agency’s Pride committee chairs

Metrolinx welcoming new Canadians at eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day

Metrolinx is working to deliver a more integrated and inclusive transit network that meets the diverse needs of customers and communities. Find out more about the event below. Newcomers are a vital part of how the region is growing and thriving. That’s why Metrolinx is working to ensure everyone can travel to work, school and explore the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area easily and affordably … Continue reading Metrolinx welcoming new Canadians at eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day

He walks the line: Toronto man treks the Eglinton Crosstown LRT route  

Jason Paris has two great loves: broadcasting and urban planning. It was his affection for the latter that saw him lace up footwear, dress in warm clothing, and head out of his downtown Toronto home to walk the length of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT route. Jason Paris’ connection to the Eglinton Crosstown LRT began before major construction.   It was 2012, and Metrolinx had launched a … Continue reading He walks the line: Toronto man treks the Eglinton Crosstown LRT route  

Track installation marks major advancement for Finch West LRT project

Laying tracks is a major step in building the Finch West LRT, a system that will connect with the TTC, York Region and Peel Region transit service. Read on to learn more about how it’s coming along. How much track needs to be laid for a new light rail transit (LRT) line? The answer is not as straightforward as it might seem. The Finch West … Continue reading Track installation marks major advancement for Finch West LRT project

In less than 60 seconds – New timelapse video shows large concrete girders installed above Dupont Street

Six pre-cast concrete girders were installed over Dupont Street in April. This is the first use of concrete girders put up on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. Check out the new timelapse video – capturing two weeks of work in less than a minute. Crews have been busy installing girders on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. The girders form the bridge deck of the guideway, … Continue reading In less than 60 seconds – New timelapse video shows large concrete girders installed above Dupont Street

Small’s Creek update – Metrolinx launches next phase of community consultation on draft restoration plan

Construction began in early 2022 in the Small’s Creek area, alongside the Lakeshore East GO tracks between Woodbine Avenue and Coxwell Avenue. The work is part of the Lakeshore East rail corridor expansion project in Toronto. Metrolinx has worked to minimize tree removals and has been revising the vegetation restoration plan as a direct result of community feedback. As promised, the Small’s Creek community is … Continue reading Small’s Creek update – Metrolinx launches next phase of community consultation on draft restoration plan

Metrolinx releases design survey results for public spaces around Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

As Metrolinx advances plans to bring fast, convenient Ontario Line subway service to Thorncliffe Park, teams have been collecting feedback from community members to help shape the look and feel of the areas surrounding the Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility in Thorncliffe Park. Here are the results.  Communities are at the centre of decision making for Metrolinx. That’s why teams are working directly with … Continue reading Metrolinx releases design survey results for public spaces around Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

Watch four massive girders get installed at Bloor Street bridge in new timelapse video

The Davenport Diamond Guideway project recently celebrated another key milestone. The installation of enormous girders across Bloor Street West overnight created the first half of the new Bloor Street bridge. Take a look. A newly upgraded Bloor Street rail bridge is one step closer to completion. Four steel girders were installed during a recent overnight road closure on Bloor Street West in Toronto. For nearby … Continue reading Watch four massive girders get installed at Bloor Street bridge in new timelapse video