Image shows a subway train.

Updated plans for Toronto’s Yonge North Subway Extension released

The latest analysis from Metrolinx reveals how the project will serve the heart of major growth centres and significantly cut travel times – creating a critical and long awaited extension of our transit network. Updated plans for the Yonge North Subway Extension show how the project will make commutes faster and easier for tens of thousands of people travelling between York Region and Toronto. The … Continue reading Updated plans for Toronto’s Yonge North Subway Extension released

Image shows a long, deep tunnel.

Tunnelling work on Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension put out for bids

Today’s (March 10) announcement represents important phase in the future deep work that will be needed on both Toronto transit projects. Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have announced an important milestone for the Scarborough Subway and Eglinton Crosstown West extensions. An RFQ – a term meaning ‘request for qualifications’ – is now being put out for the tunneling work on the two Toronto transit projects. The … Continue reading Tunnelling work on Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension put out for bids

Image shows the Scarborough Subway Extension route.

Metrolinx releases updated business cases for Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

New documents outline benefits for thousands of travellers moving around the GTA. Metrolinx has released updated business cases for the Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension. The business cases show how both projects will provide significant benefits for regular commutes and special journeys by cutting travel times and expanding passenger capacity. There are other substantial project benefits noted in both reports, such as: … Continue reading Metrolinx releases updated business cases for Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Making the case for more GO stations

CEO Phil Verster’s Toronto Region Board of Trade speech highlights the benefits of adding new GO stations While speaking to a room of business influencers on Monday afternoon, CEO Phil Verster was also directing his message about expansion toward transit customers. “Stations are really the heart and the interface and the opening to communities,” Verster said during a lunchtime presentation at the Toronto Region Board … Continue reading Making the case for more GO stations