Jason Simmons wants to UPlift – During state of emergency, one UP Express operator offers musical reminder of joy in the world

The UP Express platform is quiet these days unless Jason Simmons is around. He’s filling the empty space with his vocals from a safe and private corner as he serenades his favourite coffee shop - until they open again. Yes, we're here to sing his praises, because we can use his voice right about now. … Continue reading Jason Simmons wants to UPlift – During state of emergency, one UP Express operator offers musical reminder of joy in the world

Metrolinx announces temporary GO Transit and UP Express service adjustments while ridership levels remain low

Service adjustments, including an impact to UP Express service between Toronto Pearson Airport and Union Station, are meant to better align with how people are currently using the transit network. These changes are the latest moves by Metrolinx to adapt to provincial calls to stay put when possible while balancing the need to provide a … Continue reading Metrolinx announces temporary GO Transit and UP Express service adjustments while ridership levels remain low

Was 2020 a year never to be forgotten? Let’s test your Metrolinx memory

There are things about this past year that many of us would like to just put in the past. But how much of what’s taken place – especially around transit stories you may have read here on Metrolinx News – do you remember? Let’s put your recall to the test in this quick quiz. For … Continue reading Was 2020 a year never to be forgotten? Let’s test your Metrolinx memory

Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal opens doors for first time

For weeks, Metrolinx News has been covering the new Union Station Bus Terminal, explaining what it will look like ahead of its anticipated opening. Today (Dec. 5), customers got a chance to experience what it’s like to commute to and from the new, state-of-the-art facility. And the advance stories were correct, the new Union Station … Continue reading Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal opens doors for first time

GO Bear makes historic debut in Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade

The Santa Claus Parade in downtown Toronto is a holiday classic. It’s an event that normally brings hundreds of thousands of people and families together to celebrate the season. Since 1967, GO Transit has played a very important role in getting folks to the parade, but this year things are going to look a bit … Continue reading GO Bear makes historic debut in Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade

Customer walkthrough guide – how to find your way around Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal

Finding your way is one of the more challenging parts of taking public transit, or even navigating a major city like Toronto. Even veteran transit riders find changing routines and habits to be daunting. Starting in early December, GO bus customers are going to find themselves starting and ending their journey at a new Union … Continue reading Customer walkthrough guide – how to find your way around Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal

As important assessment phases draw to a close – Exploring GO Expansion and your opinions on it

Get a glimpse at the latest design of a transit system that will deliver 15-minute two-way, all day service on core segments of the GO rail system. And also learn how to have your voice head, in the latest round of public input, from now until Dec. 11. It’s time to zoom out a bit. … Continue reading As important assessment phases draw to a close – Exploring GO Expansion and your opinions on it

Goodbye old and reliable bus hub: Remembering Toronto’s current Union Station Bus Terminal as GO riders prepare to move into new digs

Lines of customers on the platforms can sometimes be a bit difficult to navigate around, but many great journeys began and ended at the existing Union Station Bus Terminal, located in the heart of Toronto. Now, the workhorse station is about to get a rest from constant activity, as a new GO Transit bus hub … Continue reading Goodbye old and reliable bus hub: Remembering Toronto’s current Union Station Bus Terminal as GO riders prepare to move into new digs

Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal gets ready to open – Here’s what you need to know to get on the bus

Canada’s largest transit city will soon see a new state-of-the-art GO bus hub open right next to Union Station. The sophisticated terminal, set to begin operating early next month, will shelter customers from the elements, offer them easy access to and from the downtown core and work much like a modern airport. Get ready to … Continue reading Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal gets ready to open – Here’s what you need to know to get on the bus