Guideway construction is well underway along sections of the Hazel McCallion LRT 

Laying tracks is a pivotal part of construction for the Hazel McCallion LRT (also known as Hurontario LRT), connecting Brampton and Mississauga. Crews are now busy constructing the guideway – the bed for the tracks. Read on to learn more about how this work is coming along.  Guideway construction along Hurontario Street is in the works.  This marks an important step for the light rail … Continue reading Guideway construction is well underway along sections of the Hazel McCallion LRT 

Some GO Buses to be rerouted due to Honda Indy Toronto July 15 – 17

Start your engines: after a two-year hiatus, Honda Indy Toronto is racing into town this weekend (July 15 – 17), and with it comes some GO Bus rerouting due to road closures. Read on to find out what that means for your commute. Events are starting to take centre stage once again after two years of pandemic restrictions, and that means Honda Indy Toronto is … Continue reading Some GO Buses to be rerouted due to Honda Indy Toronto July 15 – 17

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

Road-level paving is underway at the east end of the Eglinton Crosstown – plus more progress at three underground stations

Construction on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT is making progress, including paving on the surface-level section of the line. Take a look at some photos of Mount Pleasant, Forest Hill and Leaside stations. The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project has recently made several advances – both on the underground and above ground sections of the line. Out of the total 19 km that the … Continue reading Road-level paving is underway at the east end of the Eglinton Crosstown – plus more progress at three underground stations

Finch West LRT update – Multi-use tunnel construction now underway at Highway 400

While crews continue to build a new transit line along Finch West Avenue in Toronto, the team is also making improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. A new tunnel near the Highway 400 on-ramp will make it safer and easier for people to get around. Building community connections is a key objective of the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project. The new light rail line … Continue reading Finch West LRT update – Multi-use tunnel construction now underway at Highway 400

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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

Wondering why there’s dozens of traffic signals near Victoria Park and Eglinton? Metrolinx News explains

If you’ve travelled past the corner of Victoria Park and Eglinton in Toronto recently, you might have noticed a rather strange sight. Pedestrian crossing signals are mounted on wooden posts in a storage area, across from the future O’Connor Station on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line. As the location suggests, they were used during LRT construction. Metrolinx News has the full story, along with some … Continue reading Wondering why there’s dozens of traffic signals near Victoria Park and Eglinton? Metrolinx News explains

Traction power – Taming 27,000 volts for the Finch West LRT

Eight out of nine traction power substations are now installed for the Finch West LRT. These facilities house electrical equipment for the line – but how do you safely work inside of one? Metrolinx News finds out. At various locations along the side of Finch Avenue West, you can find a traction power substation (TPSS) – a small, prefabricated building that serves a vital role … Continue reading Traction power – Taming 27,000 volts for the Finch West LRT

GO Transit adding more cars as ridership continues to increase

More people are returning to transit and Metrolinx crews are working to match that demand. In response, the transit agency is adding cars onto certain existing GO Train trips to make room for more riders. Keep reading to find out which lines are getting longer trains. With more people returning to the office and summer events in full swing, GO Transit is adding more room … Continue reading GO Transit adding more cars as ridership continues to increase

Improvements continue at Toronto’s iconic transit hub as part of the Union Station Enhancement Project

Work on the Union Station Enhancement Project (USEP) is in full swing. Metrolinx News dives into what’s on the horizon for this transformative project, which will help prepare Union Station for increased GO service levels planned as part of the GO Expansion program. Keep reading to find out more about the progress that’s been made. If you frequent Union Station, you’ve likely noticed that GO … Continue reading Improvements continue at Toronto’s iconic transit hub as part of the Union Station Enhancement Project