Bridging the gap to increased rail service at Union Station – How to preserve Toronto transit history while preparing for the future

Restoration of three downtown bridges is critical to the operations of the nation’s historical transit hub. With the current lull in city traffic due to COVID-19, let’s take a look at the needed work taking place. Talk about spanning the generations. The bridges over York, Bay, and Yonge Street were built over 90 years ago … Continue reading Bridging the gap to increased rail service at Union Station – How to preserve Toronto transit history while preparing for the future

Separating trains from car traffic a big part of Metrolinx plans for GO Transit expansion

There’s almost nothing worse for drivers, cyclists or pedestrians than being in a hurry to get somewhere, only to be stopped in their tracks. Or close to the tracks in some cases. Hearing that familiar “ding, ding, ding” while on the road and seeing those railway crossing arms come down, can be a major inconvenience. … Continue reading Separating trains from car traffic a big part of Metrolinx plans for GO Transit expansion