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 one of the most cost-effective ways of moving people around … Continue reading Find out how Metrolinx is bringing more rapid transit to Durham Region

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TOD and parking among hot topics during latest Metrolinx community meeting – Burlington hosted the event

As the series of Metrolinx town halls continue to attract customers, community members and questions about the course of transit across the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the most recent gathering inside the local GO station sees a wide variety of topics tackled. It was a fitting meeting place – especially if you had questions about transit. The latest Metrolinx Town Hall was held inside the Burlington … Continue reading TOD and parking among hot topics during latest Metrolinx community meeting – Burlington hosted the event

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Transit tour continues – Metrolinx town hall coming to Burlington today

Public forum allows customers and residents to ask transit questions in-person and online. So ask away, in a couple different ways. For customers and community members, a trip to Burlington GO station today (Feb. 5) won’t involve stepping onto a train or bus. But there will be a voyage of discovery. Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster and his senior management team are coming to Burlington tonight … Continue reading Transit tour continues – Metrolinx town hall coming to Burlington today

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Metrolinx bucks North American trend in transit – A by-the-numbers breakdown of 2019, and a new year to come for GO, PRESTO and UP Express

While for some customers, it seems like the world just partied like it was 1999, a whole new decade is fast approaching. Using stats, figures and facts, we take a look at how far the transit agency has come, and where it’s going as we all greet 2020. It’s not surprising that a transit agency would speak loudest using numbers. For Metrolinx, it’s the times … Continue reading Metrolinx bucks North American trend in transit – A by-the-numbers breakdown of 2019, and a new year to come for GO, PRESTO and UP Express

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From Ontario Line to digital signs – Scarborough takes center stage with transit conversation during latest Metrolinx town hall

Talk about engagement – the open-mic line to talk with Metrolinx leaders was impressive and the event went half an hour longer than expected, due to feedback. The questions were – like the transit services themselves – in-depth and crossed the map. Metrolinx held another in their continuing series of town hall community meetings in Scarborough last night (Dec. 5), and the queue was so … Continue reading From Ontario Line to digital signs – Scarborough takes center stage with transit conversation during latest Metrolinx town hall

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Metrolinx to hold another town hall session – Alright Scarborough, come ask us anything

Grassroots sessions with transit agency brass allow customers and community members to take part in conversations about what the future will look like. You have good questions. A lot of good questions. Transit is so top of mind in communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario, so far this year, Metrolinx senior management have answered more than 1,200 queries during a series of … Continue reading Metrolinx to hold another town hall session – Alright Scarborough, come ask us anything

A large audience sits and listens to members of Metrolinx's senior management team answer questions.

Metrolinx has answers for your burning transit questions

Customers and residents have tons of opportunities to ask transit questions in-person and online, including our popular Town Hall series which is coming to Vaughan later this month. We know you’re wondering about it. So just go ahead and ask. As Ontario’s largest public transit agency, we have tons of tires turning – from GO Transit expansion across the Greater Golden Horseshoe region to ongoing … Continue reading Metrolinx has answers for your burning transit questions

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Whitby Metrolinx Town Hall crowd hears of options to extend GO services to beyond Oshawa

Local residents and community members gathered to ask questions and find out more about transit plans in Durham – including Bowmanville. Every seat was full. That’s how packed it was inside the room at the Abilities Centre in Whitby on May 2 as Metrolinx hosted another one of its popular community town halls. From Lakeshore East express trains to track safety to active transportation, there … Continue reading Whitby Metrolinx Town Hall crowd hears of options to extend GO services to beyond Oshawa

A large audience sits and listens to members of Metrolinx's senior management team answer questions.

Ask away during Metrolinx Town Hall in Durham Region

Our popular town hall event comes to Durham Region this week, giving customers and residents the chance to ask transit questions in-person and online. We know you’re wondering about it. So just go ahead and ask. As Ontario’s largest public transit agency, we have a lot of wheels turning – from GO Transit expansion across the Greater Golden Horseshoe region to ongoing light rail construction … Continue reading Ask away during Metrolinx Town Hall in Durham Region

Ask Metrolinx public forum attracts compliments, concerns and cool tech

Event saw CEO Phil Verster, management team field questions from customers and community members Nima Yasrebi stood in line at a recent Metrolinx town-hall public meeting and fiddled quietly with his smartphone. One by one, as Yasrebi waited for a turn at the microphone to speak to Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster and members of his senior management team, others raised important realities. There were those – … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx public forum attracts compliments, concerns and cool tech