Metrolinx hosting free firewood giveaway for York Region communities

This summer, Metrolinx and its contractor will be holding firewood giveaway events in East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville for members of the York Region community. Find how out to get your hands on some free wood. As part of Metrolinx’s vegetation management program, the transit agency is giving away firewood to communities. The aim of these events is to divert wood waste from landfills. Metrolinx is … Continue reading Metrolinx hosting free firewood giveaway for York Region communities

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Major construction is complete at Rutherford GO Station – see the new walkthrough video

New video of Rutherford GO takes viewers on a walk through the station. Major upgrades are now done, with improved access to transit as well as better connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists. Take a look at what’s open now, and amenities that will open in the future.    Customers in Vaughan have more seamless connections to transit with major work complete at Rutherford GO Station.   Many … Continue reading Major construction is complete at Rutherford GO Station – see the new walkthrough video

Metrolinx taking next steps to get teams onboard for Yonge North Subway Extension early works

The Yonge North Subway Extension is reaching an important milestone as a shortlist of bidders will be invited to submit their proposals for how they’ll make early upgrades at Finch Station to accommodate the extension. Stronger transit connections between Toronto and York Region are even closer as the Yonge North Subway Extension takes another step toward breaking ground. Metrolinx is announcing three companies will be … Continue reading Metrolinx taking next steps to get teams onboard for Yonge North Subway Extension early works

New on-demand transit pilot project coming to Vaughan GO Transit customers

Metrolinx is partnering with York Region Transit and the City of Vaughan to bring the Mobility On-Request on-demand rideshare pilot program to two more GO Transit stations. It’s all about getting people to and from their local GO station without worrying about parking. Keep reading to get the details on the new connections coming to Rutherford and Maple GO Stations – and take the pre-launch … Continue reading New on-demand transit pilot project coming to Vaughan GO Transit customers

Metrolinx CEO statement on refined route for Yonge North Subway Extension

Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, explains how input from communities has shaped design improvements to the northern section of the route. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster has just released (Dec. 8, 2021) the following statement on the Yonge North Subway Extension project: “The Yonge North Subway Extension is a long-awaited project that will bring faster transit to more people across York Region and … Continue reading Metrolinx CEO statement on refined route for Yonge North Subway Extension

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See video of new Agincourt GO station building

Metrolinx is making major improvements at Agincourt GO Station. The latest development offers customers that new station building smell, look and feel – with sleek lines, open spaces and modern touches. Take a tour with the latest photos and video. The tour of Agincourt GO’s new station building starts right here. The new building offers increased seating, five new digital displays, a spacious and well-lit … Continue reading See video of new Agincourt GO station building

Metrolinx gives away firewood as part of vegetation management program

More than 350 people from the local community came out to a recent firewood giveaway event in Whitchurch-Stouffville. Check out photos from the event and find out just how much wood was given away. The price was right for Stouffville residents. As part of Metrolinx’s vegetation management program, the transit agency, and its contractor GRASCAN recently gave away free firewood to members of the York … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away firewood as part of vegetation management program

Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Road closures are a pain, but the construction they allow lead to significant gains. Here’s why a weekend closure is planned for Rutherford Road and what it means for GO customers and drivers. People planning to use Rutherford Road this coming weekend (Oct. 22-25), might need to change their plans a bit. At least if you’re looking to use the section between Westburne Drive and … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

GO Expansion progress along the Barrie Line well on its way

The Barrie GO Line is being prepared to support future two-way, all-day GO service. Here’s some more information on what’s going on along the Barrie Line, and how it’s paving the way for GO Expansion. The Barrie GO Line is well on its way to becoming a key part of the rapid transit network that Metrolinx is developing to connect communities across the region. Over … Continue reading GO Expansion progress along the Barrie Line well on its way

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Metrolinx plans to bring 15-minute, two-way, all-day GO service further north on the Barrie Line to Bradford

Metrolinx is extending GO Expansion plans for 15-minute service on the Barrie GO Line beyond Aurora and further north into Simcoe Region. Read on to find out more about the GO Expansion program and plans to expand service on the Barrie Line. Metrolinx is extending future all-day GO train service further north on the Barrie Line. The transit agency announced today (Aug. 12) that through … Continue reading Metrolinx plans to bring 15-minute, two-way, all-day GO service further north on the Barrie Line to Bradford