5 things you need to know before returning to GO Transit

Here’s a list of transit tips for people going back to the office & classroom this month. For some it’s been a while. The idea of waking up early, getting dressed from top to bottom and physically heading out the door and hopping on GO Transit or UP Express might take some getting used to. Especially now that there’s been a few changes. The transit … Continue reading 5 things you need to know before returning to GO Transit

Metrolinx adjusting GO and UP schedules due to staff illness

August schedule changes will give a more reliable experience that matches available crews. GO Transit and UP Express customers should check their schedules before leaving home as Metrolinx adjusts some August service. The schedule adjustments are due to staff illnesses – which is resulting in a shortage of crews to operate GO and UP Express trains. GO and UP changes Starting Aug. 12, UP Express … Continue reading Metrolinx adjusting GO and UP schedules due to staff illness

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Podcast – The most frequently asked transit question, answered

Listeners of Between the Lines have asked for weeks about when more service is coming to GO Transit and UP Express. This week on the podcast, Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins digs into the major service increases and more. As the weather warms up, customers are returning to the GO Transit network and UP Express. Metrolinx recently announced its latest round of service changes … Continue reading Podcast – The most frequently asked transit question, answered

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Getting to the Jays game using GO Transit and UP – What you need to know when heading to Toronto’s Rogers Centre

The Blue Jays season will start on Friday night, April 8, at the Rogers Centre. It’s good timing as both GO Transit and UP Express recently added more service. Though fans planning to take the Lakeshore West line to Sunday’s game (April 10) should be aware of construction that will limit train service. Metrolinx News has the latest guidance for getting to the game. Baseball … Continue reading Getting to the Jays game using GO Transit and UP – What you need to know when heading to Toronto’s Rogers Centre

Metrolinx adding evening and weekend GO train service on Lakeshore lines – Later evening service on UP Express also coming

The changes also include service to the Toronto Zoo later this spring and schedule adjustments on GO and UP. There’s also upcoming suspension of some train trips for critical construction projects, so let’s run through the details. As riders return to GO Transit and UP Express, Metrolinx is bringing back service in phases, starting by resuming and adjusting some service starting Apr. 2. The changes … Continue reading Metrolinx adding evening and weekend GO train service on Lakeshore lines – Later evening service on UP Express also coming

Metrolinx launches accessibility campaign on GO Transit and UP Express

Metrolinx is joining forces with the Ontario Public Transit Association to launch the EnAbling Change campaign. The transit agency is promoting accessibility with a combination of digital and station signage, social media posts, and web updates – take a look at some of the imagery that customers will see on board. Public transit is for everyone. For those travelling with a cane, a support animal, … Continue reading Metrolinx launches accessibility campaign on GO Transit and UP Express

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Preparing to use PRESTO, GO Transit and UP Express again? Here are ways to save

As Ontario opens up, here’s a reminder of how your PRESTO card, as well as other programs, can provide savings. Even seasoned GO Transit, UP Express and PRESTO users may have fallen out of habit or forgotten about the ways to save money on their journeys As Ontario begins to open up from the pandemic, and more customers get back to using transit, it may … Continue reading Preparing to use PRESTO, GO Transit and UP Express again? Here are ways to save

Metrolinx unveils deals to help thousands of GO Transit and UP Express riders save money

Metrolinx is making most local transit fares free when connecting to and from GO Transit and lowering GO and UP fares for youth and post-secondary students who pay with PRESTO. Get all the info on how customers can save money on transit, plus details on a new pilot program in Peel Region, below. Metrolinx has announced new measures to make transit more affordable for thousands … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils deals to help thousands of GO Transit and UP Express riders save money

Getting back to GO Transit and UP Express? Here’s what you need to know about COVID safety measures

Many people who were regular GO riders before the pandemic may soon be making their first trip on public transit in two years. Over that time, GO continued to operate, moving residents across the region with more than 50 safety actions. In fact, no outbreaks occurred on GO Transit or UP Express. For those considering a first ride of 2022 – whether it`s to see … Continue reading Getting back to GO Transit and UP Express? Here’s what you need to know about COVID safety measures