Dressed for duty – Metrolinx Transit Safety K9, Dash, gets his official vest (Photos)

As the transit agency’s K9 unit goes through its early paces, at least one of the dogs is ready – and looking smart - for his testing. Dash, a key member of Metrolinx’s new K9 unit, is now kitted out to begin the next phase of his continued training. Customers may see Dash, or other … Continue reading Dressed for duty – Metrolinx Transit Safety K9, Dash, gets his official vest (Photos)

Pickering pedestrian bridge wins international award. Take our quiz to find reasons why it gets so much love

As one of Ontario’s most recognizable pedestrian bridges wins an international award, we span your knowledge with a quiz – including if you’re among the thousands to cross it every day. It's crossed over into wider acclaim. The Pickering pedestrian bridge, a pathway that has become iconic in Ontario, has won another nod of approval. Earlier … Continue reading Pickering pedestrian bridge wins international award. Take our quiz to find reasons why it gets so much love

Keelesdale Station sets groundwork for rail installation (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re at the heart of Caledonia Station, standing track-level at Keelesdale and can now practically see buses arriving at Mount Dennis. It was the … Continue reading Keelesdale Station sets groundwork for rail installation (Photos of the day)

‘Mom, can we take it home?’ – Kids get up close with GO during Touch the Trucks Toronto

Metrolinx takes part in the inaugural event in support of SickKids Foundation. Check out these wide eyes. Breaks expected attendance expectations and raises thousands of dollars. On their next birthday, there will be more than a few kids hoping their gift will be almost the size of a small house. Children and adults lined up … Continue reading ‘Mom, can we take it home?’ – Kids get up close with GO during Touch the Trucks Toronto

An important rail line gets its due – Stouffville sees advances in installation of second track

A transit route that predates British Columbia’s entrance into Confederation is seeing fresh new rail stretching almost 15 kilometres. That sets the groundwork for important changes for thousands of passengers who daily count on the line. A line that stretches back further than our current map of Canada has now been shifted. As part of … Continue reading An important rail line gets its due – Stouffville sees advances in installation of second track

How the sound of construction vehicles backing up – and even the iconic ‘clickety clack’ of trains on rails – is being toned down a notch

Noise is a constant in the world – from the phone alarm that wakes us up in the morning to the ambient noise around us all day to the sounds of kids playing outside when it’s time to go to sleep at night. But as a contributor to that urban racket, Metrolinx is taking steps … Continue reading How the sound of construction vehicles backing up – and even the iconic ‘clickety clack’ of trains on rails – is being toned down a notch

No Stranger Things – Eglinton Crosstown LRT station marks milestone after two year long epic dig (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re celebrating a progress milestone in the Crosstown construction journey. After years of sweat, dirt and digging, Laird Station is now the first of the … Continue reading No Stranger Things – Eglinton Crosstown LRT station marks milestone after two year long epic dig (Photos of the day)

Picture your child at the wheel of a GO bus – And they don’t even need a licence to drive at Touch the Trucks Toronto

Metrolinx will take part in the inaugural event in support of SickKids Foundation. There are universal truths of being a kid. When you were small, you liked sugar - lots of sugar. You hated to go to bed - at any hour. And big vehicles had you pointing as they went by. For the sake … Continue reading Picture your child at the wheel of a GO bus – And they don’t even need a licence to drive at Touch the Trucks Toronto

A sea of support for Orange Shirt Day

Traditional knowledge keeper shared history - passed along important message. Metrolinx employees gathered today (Sept 30) to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and learn about the impact of Indian Residential Schools, then and now Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 to educate and build awareness about the history and continued impact of the Indian Residential School … Continue reading A sea of support for Orange Shirt Day

Media spotlight shines on Toronto’s Science Centre Station – So you’re on the tour as well

Select press given a chance to see the progress at the underground light rail transit station that will soon be a vital mobility hub for a busy part of the city. Steps away from Toronto’s Ontario Science Centre, where visitors explore interactive experiences, the media had the chance to discover a whole new world underground. … Continue reading Media spotlight shines on Toronto’s Science Centre Station – So you’re on the tour as well