Image shows the new sign outside the station.

A good sign as Cooksville GO gets its name up in lights – See the video here

The new Cooksville GO Station gets a bit of important branding. But putting up the official sign is no small feat. What’s in a name? If it’s hoisted up on the entrance to a major GO station, it becomes an iconic symbol of countless journeys, as well as a point of pride for locals. Recently, a 383 kg sign was lifted and put in place … Continue reading A good sign as Cooksville GO gets its name up in lights – See the video here

Image looks down on a GO train parked at a station.

Flyover video takes you above construction at Cooksville GO Station – See your platform from a whole new angle

New drone footage gives customers, and the community, a rare bird’s eye view of important advances at the Milton Line GO train and bus stop. Things are looking up at Cooksville GO Station. At least when you look down. We have a new flyover video that offers a unique vantage point to see progress at Cooksville GO. The advances include a pedestrian bridge that will … Continue reading Flyover video takes you above construction at Cooksville GO Station – See your platform from a whole new angle

A sign of progress at Cooksville GO Station garage – What it takes to raise up a banner that weighs as much as a small car

Many customers see those huge GO Transit signs at their nearest stations. But how do you safely construct something that’s made to survive Canadian weather? Hold your laptop computer over your head. Now stand on your front porch and don’t move, no matter the weather, for, say, five minutes. Or years ahead. Keeping something elevated isn’t – despite all the urban things around us – … Continue reading A sign of progress at Cooksville GO Station garage – What it takes to raise up a banner that weighs as much as a small car

Cooksville GO Station pedestrian bridge installation complete

Bridge connects new parking garage to platform It took four hours, a specially built crane, and a neat 90-degree turn, to take the redevelopment of the Cooksville GO Station to an important new milestone with the placement of a new pedestrian bridge. The crane hoisted the brand new 110-metric tonne bridge, that was built fully on site, into position on Sat. Nov. 3. The bridge, … Continue reading Cooksville GO Station pedestrian bridge installation complete

Quiz – How much were you paying attention in 2017?

We don’t know about you, but we sure had a busy 2017. How did you do on last year’s quiz? You’ve had a whole year to train and build your knowledge. Connect with your inner transit nerd, track your results and have fun. 17 questions on 2017 Hint: find the answer online Hint: find the answer online Hint: find the answer online Hint: find the … Continue reading Quiz – How much were you paying attention in 2017?

Quiz: How well were you paying attention in 2016?

Fancy yourself a transit aficionado? A news junkie? What Metrolinx news did your brain find sponge-worthy last year? Put your trivia skills to the test with our 2016 quiz and track your progress.   16 questions on 2016 Hint: find the answer at getpres.to Hint: find the answer at the crosstown.ca Hint: find the answer at upexpress.com Hint: find the answer in the GTHA report at smartcommute.ca Hint: find the answer at gotransit.com … Continue reading Quiz: How well were you paying attention in 2016?