Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

As the busiest transit hub in Canada, Union Station is used to playing host to more than – prior to COVID-19 – 300,000 daily visitors. Serving those travelers is about to get easier, as Bay Concourse is now open, thanks to a project led by the City of Toronto, in partnership with Metrolinx. We break … Continue reading Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

All day GO train service coming to Hamilton this summer

Metrolinx is adding new GO train service and bringing back even more. The big winners? Hamilton residents. Get all the Steeltown transit details below. Transit history is being made in Hamilton.   With the province recently entering Step 3 of reopening, Metrolinx is bringing back more GO service and adding new trips. Starting Aug. 7, Metrolinx is launching … Continue reading All day GO train service coming to Hamilton this summer

Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

With the province now in Step Three of reopening, Metrolinx is offering customers more flexibility to get on the GO this summer by bringing back services and adding new ones. Metrolinx is increasing rail service starting Aug. 7 as riders continue to return to transit.  The changes will offer more flexibility in scheduling and planning trips for customers heading back to work, while using GO to also reconnect with friends and family, as well as attend sporting events and concerts.   The news includes the announcement of all-day, hourly … Continue reading Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

Gardiner closure means weekend GO bus changes

With the Gardiner Expressway closed for the weekend, there will some changes to GO bus service this Saturday and Sunday on routes 16, 21, 31, 65, 68 and 71. Metrolinx News has the information you need to plan ahead. This coming weekend (July 11 and 12) sees an annual rite of summer for Toronto – closure of the Gardiner Expressway for summer maintenance. And … Continue reading Gardiner closure means weekend GO bus changes

Metrolinx adding pedal power to the Barrie Line as new bike coach pilot kicks off

A new pilot program is giving GO customers a chance to explore new roads on weekend bike trips.  From July 10 to August 2, GO Transit will include a special bicycle coach on select weekend trains along the Barrie GO Line between Union Station and Allandale Waterfront GO. Find out how you can enjoy the … Continue reading Metrolinx adding pedal power to the Barrie Line as new bike coach pilot kicks off

Metrolinx adding more GO Transit and UP Express service as pandemic continues to subside

As the province moves into the next stage of reopening, Metrolinx is giving customers more options to get around. Weekend service is increasing on a number of popular GO train lines, as well as UP Express trips to and from Toronto Pearson Airport. Plus, Metrolinx is trying out a new pilot program that will help … Continue reading Metrolinx adding more GO Transit and UP Express service as pandemic continues to subside

Metrolinx joins Pride Toronto for 40th anniversary celebrations

As Pride marks a major milestone despite COVID-19, Metrolinx is wearing the Pride colours proudly inside, and out. Find out more about the festivities coming up this month and what it means to Metrolinx staff. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Pride parade and festivities are carrying on despite the lingering pandemic. … Continue reading Metrolinx joins Pride Toronto for 40th anniversary celebrations

Ontario Line station footprints from Exhibition to Queen and Spadina reveal quick connections to major transit lines

Easy connections are at the heart of plans for the new Ontario Line subway, with stations being mapped out to link with existing GO and TTC routes along the line. Today (June 10), we’re looking at how Ontario Line stations at Exhibition, King and Bathurst, and Queen at Spadina, will help travellers get around Toronto … Continue reading Ontario Line station footprints from Exhibition to Queen and Spadina reveal quick connections to major transit lines

Megabus starts to roll into new Union Station Bus Terminal

This spring, megabus will be moving its operations to the new Union Station Bus Terminal in downtown Toronto. Read on to get all the details and a preview of the first megabuses rolling into their new home.  This spring marks a milestone for transit riders in the GTA, as GO Transit and megabus move in together at the Union Station Bus Terminal (USBT).   Megabus will start doing test runs this month before officially making the big … Continue reading Megabus starts to roll into new Union Station Bus Terminal