Metrolinx revises policy for e-bikes and e-scooters

Metrolinx is introducing a new policy for e-bikes and e-scooters to clarify which types of electric vehicles are allowed on GO Transit and UP Express. As vaccination rates increase and transit ridership rebounds, more customers are looking to more mobility vehicles onboard GO and UP Express vehicles. That’s why Metrolinx is introducing a new policy that clarifies which e-bikes and e-scooters are allowed … Continue reading Metrolinx revises policy for e-bikes and e-scooters

Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Subway stations are important additions to their neighbourhoods. They must be attractive and fit their surroundings. They should help riders to move quickly, safely and easily throughout their journeys. Long before a station is built, design principles are established to ensure a consistent and enjoyable experience for the customer. Today Metrolinx is sharing the design … Continue reading Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Anne Marie Aikins on why vaccination is a key part of Metrolinx six point safety checklist for returning customers

As more and more customers return to using GO Transit and UP Express, Metrolinx’s head of media relations and public affairs, Anne Marie Aikins, answers a major question for those riders. Go ahead and challenge me with this question: ‘Is it safe to return to public transit?’ It will be no surprise if I said … Continue reading Anne Marie Aikins on why vaccination is a key part of Metrolinx six point safety checklist for returning customers

You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

Ethan Thompson is using LEGO to pay tribute to his late grandfather. It may be unconventional, but it’s no less impactful. Check out the lifelike GO bus terminal and the bigger story behind the blocks. Brick by brick, Ethan Thompson is building on his family’s transit legacy. And the most important pieces add up to … Continue reading You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

Metrolinx announces fall series of virtual open houses for Ontario Line

Teams are returning to all four of the Ontario Line’s segments (West, Downtown, East and North) with project updates and opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions. Read on to find out how you can get involved.  With the return to school comes the return of another series of virtual open houses about the future Ontario Line.   Metrolinx teams … Continue reading Metrolinx announces fall series of virtual open houses for Ontario Line

New Keelesdale image shows view customers will have when exiting Crosstown station

We’ve constantly brought you new photos from the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. This one gives a glimpse of a site travellers will become very familiar with. Usually, we show you multiple images from construction of Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project. But we thought this single image was interesting – … Continue reading New Keelesdale image shows view customers will have when exiting Crosstown station

Look inside the former Kodak building preserved for Crosstown Mount Dennis Station

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has a lot of interesting curves and components that speak to the future of light rail transit in Toronto. But there’s one structure that says volumes about the past - the former Kodak building. Let’s walk outside and in. It seems fitting when Metrolinx News can show … Continue reading Look inside the former Kodak building preserved for Crosstown Mount Dennis Station

First look at mighty tunnel boring machine used on Scarborough Subway Extension

As crews continue to prepare the entry point for tunnelling of the Scarborough Subway Extension, workers from halfway around the world are building the project’s tunnel boring machine and getting it ready for its big journey across the Atlantic Ocean. In a small German town bordering France, situated along the Rhine River, work is well … Continue reading First look at mighty tunnel boring machine used on Scarborough Subway Extension