Metrolinx seeking community feedback on priorities for Ontario Line design options in northern segment

This week Metrolinx is launching a survey to explore community design priorities for the Ontario Line in Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park. Read on to find out how you can have your say. Metrolinx is looking for public input on key design elements that will be used on the north segment of the Ontario Line. … Continue reading Metrolinx seeking community feedback on priorities for Ontario Line design options in northern segment

Search begins for teams interested in building Scarborough Subway Extension stations

The Scarborough Subways Extension project has now reached an important stage – the search for experts who want to build the stations, lay down the tracks, and install all the technology that connects them. In this feature, we look at what the ‘Request for Qualifications’ announcement means, as well as how an extended Line 2 … Continue reading Search begins for teams interested in building Scarborough Subway Extension stations

Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

We have a good view of the HuLRT’s Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility – drone images capturing the building that will be home base for the sophisticated light rail vehicles. Let’s take off and show you. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project continues to make impressive progress along the Hurontario Street corridor – with … Continue reading Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

Hamilton light rail transit project makes another move forward

Hamilton City Council approves agreement to move ahead with the transit line. Here’s what that means and where it can lead. The Hamilton light rail transit (LRT) project has taken another step forward. Today (Sept 15), Hamilton City Council ratified their decision to re-initiate the project that will bring 14 kilometres of new rapid transit … Continue reading Hamilton light rail transit project makes another move forward

Night work starting on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue

Next week, crews will be resuming work along the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue. The work will support future service expansion on the Lakeshore East line and Metrolinx has measures in place to keep the noise down at night. Here is what’s being done. Construction has been quiet between Jones … Continue reading Night work starting on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue

Night work resumes on Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue

After a brief pause, construction is ramping back up between Woodbine Avenue and Warden Avenue. Starting this week, crews will resume building two retaining walls on the south side of the rail corridor, between Norwood Road and Victoria Park Avenue. It’s part of the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor Expansion project that will support future service … Continue reading Night work resumes on Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue

Pickering Pedestrian Bridge declared longest enclosed people crossing in world by Guinness

It’s no small feat to jump over 14 lanes of traffic and another six rail tracks. And that boast has earned the Pickering Pedestrian Bridge – the remarkable piece of engineering over Highway 401- an equally iconic award and place in the record books. What do Mount Everest, Pelé, the Burj Khalifa Tower, and Ontario’s … Continue reading Pickering Pedestrian Bridge declared longest enclosed people crossing in world by Guinness

Union Station to see a return to heavy foot traffic this week

The days ahead are adding up to be one of the busiest weeks at Union Station since the pandemic began. It’ll seem like old times for the celebrated transit hub. Here’s what’s happening – along with tips for mask-wearing travellers making their way downtown. Welcome back to Union Station. Canada’s iconic transportation hub is expected … Continue reading Union Station to see a return to heavy foot traffic this week

Look inside unusual Oakwood Station on Crosstown light rail transit line

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project continues to take shape – in some cases, very unusual shapes. Among the latest crop of recent progress photos on the Toronto light rail transit route is a telling picture inside Oakwood Station, as well as guiding an escalator at Avenue Station. Welcome into the circle – or … Continue reading Look inside unusual Oakwood Station on Crosstown light rail transit line