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

Kick it into hyperdrive – The latest updates on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, it’s all about track installation and station progress. When you look inside one of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT tunnels, you’d be forgiven … Continue reading Kick it into hyperdrive – The latest updates on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction

Reforestation efforts in action – get a drone video view of work Metrolinx is doing to increase tree cover

A new bird’s eye view shows a 3.5-hectare planting site at Rouge National Urban Park. We take you over it all. Let’s go higher than the trees. Metrolinx recently partnered with Parks Canada and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) to plant over 12,000 trees and shrubs at Rouge National Urban Park in preparation for … Continue reading Reforestation efforts in action – get a drone video view of work Metrolinx is doing to increase tree cover

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

Crosstown’s Eglinton Station sees all excavation under TTC box complete

Let’s go below the Eglinton Crosstown, to see how crews have completed an important phase that involved a still-rolling subway line, sensitive movement sensors, precise math and a lot of earth. We have a new image, below. Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit system is a complex feat of engineering magic. But perhaps nowhere along … Continue reading Crosstown’s Eglinton Station sees all excavation under TTC box complete

What’s to come on Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Introducing the first light rail vehicle in 2021

We have an update on expected progress along the Finch Avenue West light rail transit route this year. Much of it involves a lot of turned earth - along with the anticipated arrival of the first cool vehicle to start testing the system. This story isn’t really about the past. It’s about what’s soon coming … Continue reading What’s to come on Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Introducing the first light rail vehicle in 2021

What does a new water-main look like? We’ll show you as work continues along the Hurontario Light Rail Transit route

Crews toiling around construction sites, such as the Hurontario LRT (HuLRT) line, are a common sight in urban areas. But for those living in the communities where workers and machinery are hard at it, it’s always interesting to know what’s happening behind the barriers and down into the pits. We often try to show you … Continue reading What does a new water-main look like? We’ll show you as work continues along the Hurontario Light Rail Transit route

Crosstown moves up and out in latest progress images

We continue to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route, thanks to images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, it’s all about concrete and steel. Nerves of steel and a concrete mindset. The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) system is showing … Continue reading Crosstown moves up and out in latest progress images