Watching over environmental integrity of Toronto’s Small’s Creek a personal mission for Metrolinx ecologist: See the video

As Metrolinx works on the GO Expansion project, which includes engaging with community members around Toronto’s Small’s Creek ravine, Gretel Green, manager of Environmental Programs and Assessment for Metrolinx, offers up a perspective born from trekking in Toronto’s important green spaces with her family. As a recent transplant to Toronto’s east end, it’s been a … Continue reading Watching over environmental integrity of Toronto’s Small’s Creek a personal mission for Metrolinx ecologist: See the video

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

Contract awarded — Toronto’s Davenport Diamond Greenway project ready to start design

Before construction can begin on the Davenport Diamond Greenway, experts must develop a detailed design. The greenway will consist of a number of public elements that will enhance the community including a multi-use path, extensive landscaping, and gathering places. Metrolinx has awarded a design contract, and we’ll uncover what to expect in the months ahead. … Continue reading Contract awarded — Toronto’s Davenport Diamond Greenway project ready to start design

Crosstown LRT crews complete installation of rail on important stretch of Toronto’s Brentcliffe Portal

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to check off important milestones, including a bit of a celebration by the team who has finished putting down rail lines in a stretch of track leading westbound from a vital portal. Go westbound – because now there’s new rail down in that section of the … Continue reading Crosstown LRT crews complete installation of rail on important stretch of Toronto’s Brentcliffe Portal

The promise – How virtual tour of Union Station by youngest transit fans became a lesson in tough realities but also assurance things will get better

It’s been tough to be an adult, adjusting life and movements around a pandemic. But imagine, as a child, recent adjustments aren’t really changes at all – they’re just realities of life. Anne Marie Aikins, Metrolinx’s well-known head of media relations, was reminded as she recently led a group of kindergarten students through a virtual … Continue reading The promise – How virtual tour of Union Station by youngest transit fans became a lesson in tough realities but also assurance things will get better

Refined Ontario Line plans will better serve communities of Riverside, Leslieville

Rearranging Ontario Line tracks within the existing GO rail corridor in Riverside and Leslieville will result in a better customer experience, slim down permanent infrastructure, and protect more park space. Read more for a preview of the updates Metrolinx will be sharing at an upcoming virtual open house for the Ontario Line’s East Segment. In … Continue reading Refined Ontario Line plans will better serve communities of Riverside, Leslieville

A launch pad to explore the region: a closer look at Bridge Station

The intriguing concept behind the Yonge North Subway Extension’s northern transit hub will allow riders in York Region to easily tap into more travel options than ever before. One of the most obvious ways the Yonge North Subway Extension will make it easier to get around is by providing one seamless subway ride from Richmond … Continue reading A launch pad to explore the region: a closer look at Bridge Station

Rail progress – Making tracks in and around Finch West LRT maintenance and storage facility

The latest images from Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) progress show rail-work at the central maintenance and storage facility. Here’s how it looks inside and out with the pieces coming together. Lines are being drawn at the main vehicle hub for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. When completed, the maintenance … Continue reading Rail progress – Making tracks in and around Finch West LRT maintenance and storage facility

What’s below? Borehole testing moves along Hurontario LRT route

Experts working on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit line linking Mississauga and Brampton need to know what’s below the surface along the important path. In the latest images of progress along the line, see how boreholes are making their mark. We’re not going to make any ‘boring’ jokes – because we’ve done too many in … Continue reading What’s below? Borehole testing moves along Hurontario LRT route

Metrolinx strengthens safety measures as COVID cases increase

Since the pandemic began just over a year ago, Metrolinx has kept everyone updated on actions to limit the spread of the virus and the number of staff who have tested positive for COVID-19, including any efforts to support public health officials in contact tracing. This week, Metrolinx has had seven additional staff and several … Continue reading Metrolinx strengthens safety measures as COVID cases increase