New weekday group pass lets customers save on GO Transit trips

Metrolinx’s new weekday group pass is being introduced today (July 5), giving customers a new way to save when travelling with others. Keep scrolling to learn more about the different options and how much you can save. With the increase of in-person work, summer events and rising gas prices, more customers are returning to transit. To help make transit more affordable, Metrolinx is introducing a … Continue reading New weekday group pass lets customers save on GO Transit trips

4 ways Metrolinx is making transit easier for people with vision loss

Metrolinx’s wayfinding team, in charge of signage and other information systems, has put a major focus on ensuring that transit is accessible for everyone. Learn more about the systems they’ve implemented, as told by Metrolinx wayfinding manager Toban Allison. It’s not always easy to navigate transit – especially for people with disabilities. That’s why the wayfinding team at Metrolinx is taking major steps to make … Continue reading 4 ways Metrolinx is making transit easier for people with vision loss

Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

Metrolinx recently held two free tree and shrub giveaway events for local property owners living near the Lakeshore East GO tracks and the future Ontario Line route.  See photos and a video from the events here. People in Toronto’s east end have another reason to spend time in their gardens. That’s because hundreds of local residents went home with free trees and shrubs after a … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

See the new art installations going up at Eglinton Crosstown LRT stations

Art is an important part of modern public transit projects. This art gives stations a unique look and feel, while bringing the usual concrete and steel to life. Here’s your first look at some of the art going up on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project. As the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line continues to make progress, there are a few colourful additions that … Continue reading See the new art installations going up at Eglinton Crosstown LRT stations

A new smoother way to get through Exhibition GO Station, and on to your train, after seeing TFC or a major event

BMO Field and Ontario Place are just steps away from the Exhibition GO Station, making them easy to access by transit. But prior to the pandemic, some fans were concerned about post-game crowding at the station. Now, Metrolinx is making it easier for people to get through the station and catch their trains home.   After a game at BMO Field or a concert at Ontario … Continue reading A new smoother way to get through Exhibition GO Station, and on to your train, after seeing TFC or a major event

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Heading to the Oakville Canada Day party? Plan your trip here

The Town of Oakville is hosting a free Canada Day celebration at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. With road closures in effect, there will be no parking near the event – but there is a transit connection. Read on to learn more about travelling to this Canada Day celebration. Communities across the region are coming back together this year to celebrate Canada Day, and Metrolinx is … Continue reading Heading to the Oakville Canada Day party? Plan your trip here

Pocket track at Aldershot Station holds a key that will unlock more GO Train service to Hamilton

Now complete, Aldershot GO’s new pocket track connection may only be 200 metres long, but it will go a long way in achieving one of Metrolinx’s top priorities: opening up more GO service to Hamilton. Read on to learn more about how the track was tested, and why it will eventually mean more service.  Work to add a new piece of track at Aldershot GO … Continue reading Pocket track at Aldershot Station holds a key that will unlock more GO Train service to Hamilton

Got questions about the Hazel McCallion LRT? Look out for Metrolinx pop-ups and canvassers in Peel Region

Metrolinx’s community engagement team is constantly out in neighbourhoods and talking to local residents. In Peel Region, plans include pop-up events and canvassing along the Hazel McCallion LRT route (formerly the Hurontario LRT). People have questions and Metrolinx has answers. This summer, Peel residents can find the Metrolinx community engagement team out at various events and libraries to talk about the Hazel McCallion light rail … Continue reading Got questions about the Hazel McCallion LRT? Look out for Metrolinx pop-ups and canvassers in Peel Region

Metrolinx shows its support at the 2022 Pride Parade

On June 26, Metrolinx employees, friends and families marched in Toronto’s annual Pride Parade. Read on to take a closer look at Metrolinx’s participation in the event.  After two years of virtual Pride festivities, the Metrolinx team was finally able to celebrate in person again at this year’s parade.  The 2022 Pride Parade took place yesterday (June 26) in downtown Toronto. Over 50 Metrolinx employees … Continue reading Metrolinx shows its support at the 2022 Pride Parade

Metrolinx is advancing plans to bring GO Train service to Bowmanville

The start of procurement for a construction partner is a positive sign for extending GO rail service east of Oshawa into Bowmanville – a long-standing goal of the Province and Metrolinx. Here’s what you should know.  Expanded rail service to Bowmanville – including on weekends – is taking its next step forward.  Metrolinx has now advanced the future service plan for Bowmanville through the Preliminary … Continue reading Metrolinx is advancing plans to bring GO Train service to Bowmanville