Most asked questions about Metrolinx staff vaccination and how they impact customers

Customers and communities and even the media often ask Metrolinx all kinds of interesting questions. That includes about the impact of a policy, brought in on Nov. 1, that requires all staff members working for the transit agency to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To get answers, Metrolinx News has turned to Anne Marie Aikins, head … Continue reading Most asked questions about Metrolinx staff vaccination and how they impact customers

Metrolinx mandatory staff vaccinations and how they impact GO service

The world over, individuals and companies and governments are dealing with COVID vaccinations. Metrolinx, which recently brought in a policy that all staff would be fully vaccinated, is no different. But the loss of some staff, as the rules are fully enforced, means changes to some GO Transit service. Here’s an update on the numbers, … Continue reading Metrolinx mandatory staff vaccinations and how they impact GO service

GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs

You’ve seen them at Canada’s Wonderland, at GO Stations, and at fairs. Since mid-August, three GO-VAXX mobile vaccine clinics have been making their way throughout southern Ontario to help put vaccines in arms in the fight against COVID-19. And now the initiative has reached a major milestone – 10,000 shots have been administered. Green and … Continue reading GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs

Metrolinx video shows customers why it is safer than ever to take transit

A lot has changed since the pandemic began, but one thing that hasn’t is Metrolinx’s commitment to your safety. Over the last 18 months, Metrolinx has implemented dozens of safety measures to keep staff and customers safe. As vaccinations ramp up, more people are coming back to transit. Here’s a breakdown of the changes Metrolinx … Continue reading Metrolinx video shows customers why it is safer than ever to take transit

GO Transit vaccination bus making stop at Union Station on Friday

Metrolinx is supporting continuing COVID-19 vaccination efforts by bringing a ‘GO-VAXX’ mobile vaccination bus to Toronto's Union Station. Here’s where and when you can get that needed shot tomorrow. GO-VAXX, one of three COVID-19 vaccine buses, will be parked in front of Union Station tomorrow (Sept. 24), as part of the push to get every … Continue reading GO Transit vaccination bus making stop at Union Station on Friday

Metrolinx begins air and surface sampling pilot project to detect virus

The transit agency is looking to science to further enhance its more than 40 safety measures introduced to fight back against COVID-19. The latest innovation is a test of surface and air samples at various downtown Toronto transit locations. Let’s focus in on the details. As Metrolinx marks Rail Safety Week, an international campaign to … Continue reading Metrolinx begins air and surface sampling pilot project to detect virus

Metrolinx reminds customers to mask UP before they GO on transit

Although vaccination rates continue to rise and more people begin travelling again, public health officials continue to stress the importance of a few simple safety measures. Wearing a face covering on GO Transit and UP Express is mandatory – whether you’re vaccinated or not – and remains an essential part of keeping everyone safe on … Continue reading Metrolinx reminds customers to mask UP before they GO on transit

Metrolinx reintroducing 30-minute all-day service on UP Express

With vaccinating rates increasing, more riders are returning to UP Express to travel between Toronto Pearson Airport and Union Station. To provide more flexible travel options, Metrolinx is bringing back more UP Express service. Starting Aug. 23, UP Express service is increasing to give riders consistent, 30-minute travel times throughout the day. The increased service … Continue reading Metrolinx reintroducing 30-minute all-day service on UP Express

Metrolinx is going mobile to help make vaccines more accessible across the region

Two GO buses have been retrofitted into mobile vaccination clinics to visit various community hubs and gatherings throughout this summer and fall. No appointment necessary. Read more to find out where the special GO buses will be traveling in the coming weeks. Metrolinx is supporting the province’s efforts to get as many people vaccinated as … Continue reading Metrolinx is going mobile to help make vaccines more accessible across the region

Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

As the busiest transit hub in Canada, Union Station is used to playing host to more than – prior to COVID-19 – 300,000 daily visitors. Serving those travelers is about to get easier, as Bay Concourse is now open, thanks to a project led by the City of Toronto, in partnership with Metrolinx. We break … Continue reading Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today