Get behind some great kids with this backpack challenge at Union Station

While one backpack may seem the same as the next – especially as a new school year begins – for a local family struggling to afford the essentials needed for class, that single bag can help educate a child. We’re going to take some weight off your shoulders, by giving you the opportunity to take … Continue reading Get behind some great kids with this backpack challenge at Union Station

Time to GO build another chapter in your favourite Canadian National Exhibition tradition

The staple of a late Toronto summer kicks off this weekend. Getting down to the deep-fried, midway-lights, popcorn-smells, ride-squeals, cute-animal-gushing fun has never been easier. And you may find yourself boarding a GO bus, even when you get there. Can you smell the kettle corn yet? It’s almost popping. Some would say the only way … Continue reading Time to GO build another chapter in your favourite Canadian National Exhibition tradition

Metrolinx Transit Safety teams expand to include K9 unit

The three newest team members are undergoing 12 weeks of intensive training and will be on duty sometime in September. Their upcoming official patrols will be historic. It’s a busy afternoon in York Concourse. Hundreds of thousands of people are flowing through Toronto’s Union Station, heading up to the GO Transit platforms. But something seems out … Continue reading Metrolinx Transit Safety teams expand to include K9 unit

GO adds service to get you there and back for Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival’s Parade and other August long weekend events

We move with the groove - begin your long weekend partying safely by choosing GO Transit. A wall of heat that hits you even at the break of dawn. Straining your fingers to squeeze the tube for more sunscreen. And tan lines on the top of your feet that outline your favourite sandals.  Let’s just … Continue reading GO adds service to get you there and back for Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival’s Parade and other August long weekend events

Day in the life of Toronto’s UP Express finds changing cast of characters

Every ride on the airport shuttle features a diverse roster of colourful customers – along with a cockapoo who steals some hearts. There is no such thing as an ordinary trip on UP Express – the four-year-old rail shuttle that connects Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and downtown’s Union Station. Each new ride brings out an … Continue reading Day in the life of Toronto’s UP Express finds changing cast of characters

And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

In a feat of strength and logistics, an important but formidable piece of a new elevated park is put in its proper place. Think about Toronto’s downtown. Now consider two humpback whales suspended in midair above the rail corridor that help thousands of people cross the city’s busiest tracks each day. And suspend them there … Continue reading And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

Union Station Update – ‘A better way’ to get to the TTC and a sign of progress in station’s transformation

Things get a little more straight forward for customers travelling between GO’s York Concourse, the Union Pearson Express terminal and the TTC subway station. Starting July 7, a new glass-covered, underground path running below Front Street will open and change the way thousands of customers access the TTC. Here’s a handy guide on how to … Continue reading Union Station Update – ‘A better way’ to get to the TTC and a sign of progress in station’s transformation

Trains they are a changin’ – for Barrie, Stouffville and Lakeshore West GO customers

Starting June 29, we’re bringing more GO train options to get you where you want to go, when you want to go there. Here’s everything you need to know. Summer is in full swing and GO Transit is giving their customers even more ways to take transit to their favourite destinations. This includes extended weekend … Continue reading Trains they are a changin’ – for Barrie, Stouffville and Lakeshore West GO customers