Metrolinx answers often asked transit corridor land questions

A big build means big interest from those living and working near a project. That’s especially true when iconic Toronto neighbourhoods are involved, and the project is a world-class transit route like the Ontario Line. Metrolinx experts are answering the most asked questions they’re getting from those neighbouring the planned subway line. We thought we’d … Continue reading Metrolinx answers often asked transit corridor land questions

Spring compensation tree planting is in full swing as Metrolinx continues setting the foundations for GO Expansion

See photos from three Toronto and Region Conservation Authority tree planting sites as Metrolinx continues to work with conservation authorities to make the region a greener place while preparing the GO train network for faster and cleaner service. Spring has sprung and Metrolinx’s partnerships with conservation authorities across the region are blooming again too. Toronto … Continue reading Spring compensation tree planting is in full swing as Metrolinx continues setting the foundations for GO Expansion

Here’s lookin’ at you Eglinton – The latest updates on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, it’s all about station progress at one of Toronto’s busiest intersections. The future LRT stop at Yonge and Eglinton might be … Continue reading Here’s lookin’ at you Eglinton – The latest updates on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction

The never-ending winter – How Metrolinx keeps its fleet of trains and buses moving through northern cold

We all know Mother Nature has her frigid side - especially in Canada. But luckily for GO Transit and UP Express customers, Metrolinx is well prepared to get people where they need to go, even through slush and snow. This is why, for those who keep those vehicles rolling, there is never an end to … Continue reading The never-ending winter – How Metrolinx keeps its fleet of trains and buses moving through northern cold

Detour ahead Toronto, as Bloor Street West rail bridge prepares to be demolished

Bloor Street West will be closed for two nights this weekend for the partial demolition of the Bloor bridge between Lansdowne and Symington. All train trips on the Barrie Line will be cancelled on November 28 and 29 to accommodate construction for improvements along the Barrie corridor, including the work on the Davenport Diamond Guideway.  … Continue reading Detour ahead Toronto, as Bloor Street West rail bridge prepares to be demolished

Fighting COVID on the home front – How habits away from trains and buses can impact fellow GO Transit riders

We’ve all worked and sacrificed a lot to get us to this new normal. Businesses are opening up across the region and life is resuming some sense of normality, including riders coming back to public transit. In this column, Metrolinx senior manager of media, Anne Marie Aikins - who has been acting as the Emergency … Continue reading Fighting COVID on the home front – How habits away from trains and buses can impact fellow GO Transit riders

Toronto’s Finch West LRT route given a lofty look thanks to new top-down images of two important sites

New photos of work on the Toronto West light rail route offer up a rare view of the Maintenance and Storage Facility and Finch West Station. You’re not afraid of heights, right? Think of these new images from the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project as altitude with attitude. The pictures, shot from high … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT route given a lofty look thanks to new top-down images of two important sites

Safer journeys – GO Transit introduces more trains and more service on Lakeshore routes

There are changes coming for one of the nation’s busiest commuter transit lines. They’re intended to get customers moving, while keeping them safe. Changes begin on May 25. Lakeshore customers are going to notice some changes to service next week, including more frequent train trips on Lakeshore East during the morning and afternoon peak periods. Starting Monday, May 25, GO Transit is reinstating 30-minute service on Lakeshore East, heading into Union Station in … Continue reading Safer journeys – GO Transit introduces more trains and more service on Lakeshore routes