Bramalea GO station hits milestone with major move of bus platforms

Customers will access stops in a newly built area, west of the station building. Major changes will take place at the busiest station on the Kitchener GO Transit line this week. Bramalea GO, which has remained a bustling hub for Peel Region throughout major construction, will reach a significant milestone a year and a half … Continue reading Bramalea GO station hits milestone with major move of bus platforms

Metrolinx Transit Safety teams expand to include K9 unit

The three newest team members are undergoing 12 weeks of intensive training and will be on duty sometime in September. Their upcoming official patrols will be historic. It’s a busy afternoon in York Concourse. Hundreds of thousands of people are flowing through Toronto’s Union Station, heading up to the GO Transit platforms. But something seems out … Continue reading Metrolinx Transit Safety teams expand to include K9 unit

(Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we wanted to show you two images that help capture the many safety measures being installed, as well as the mesmerizing art of engineering … Continue reading (Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

Picture perfect progress – Urban photogs train lenses on Crosstown’s Mount Dennis and Keelesdale Stations

We continue to show you images of work taking place on the Crosstown light rail transit line. But to offer out a different perspective on the project, Metrolinx invited select photographers to exclusively focus on the last two stops west on the Eglinton line. Here’s the rare steps they took. Looking past the dust and … Continue reading Picture perfect progress – Urban photogs train lenses on Crosstown’s Mount Dennis and Keelesdale Stations

Sophisticated mock-up of a light rail transit vehicle becomes Ontario festival star

Take a ride on a vehicle with no engine – that’s transporting people into the future. It’s the great imposter. And a stand-in for a future mover and shaker. One of the most photographed celebrities of the summer season is a sophisticated mock-up of the light rail vehicles that will soon be rolling across Ontario … Continue reading Sophisticated mock-up of a light rail transit vehicle becomes Ontario festival star

GO adds service to get you there and back for Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival’s Parade and other August long weekend events

We move with the groove - begin your long weekend partying safely by choosing GO Transit. A wall of heat that hits you even at the break of dawn. Straining your fingers to squeeze the tube for more sunscreen. And tan lines on the top of your feet that outline your favourite sandals.  Let’s just … Continue reading GO adds service to get you there and back for Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival’s Parade and other August long weekend events

New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art back-up power facility that will not only keep a vital rapid transit line moving if the lights go out, it will also help a west-end Toronto community get one step closer to its ambitious sustainability targets. The recipe for any good rapid transit project includes more than just tracks, … Continue reading New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Namaste and GO – Five steps to find Zen while travelling, including on a weekend train trip to Niagara Falls

Helena McKinney, a yoga instructor who teaches classes within the cool mist and midst of the legendary Falls with Niagara Parks’ Namaste Niagara series, offers up a helpful prescription to destress while travelling this summer. It doesn’t matter how big that new BPA free water bottle is. You can’t just bottle Niagara Falls. Carry it … Continue reading Namaste and GO – Five steps to find Zen while travelling, including on a weekend train trip to Niagara Falls

(Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we wanted to show you two images that help reflect both the detail, as well as the size, of the project. The details of … Continue reading (Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

(Photo feature) Small Candy Factory riders on a big journey to explore the world – using UP Express

A group of daycare aged children ride the shuttle link to Toronto International Airport and learn some important lessons about rail safety along the way. We all have that one memory. That moment that transports us back to childhood. For some people, it’s the taste of a Creamsicle from an ice cream truck stopping out … Continue reading (Photo feature) Small Candy Factory riders on a big journey to explore the world – using UP Express