Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are issuing the following release on the proposed settlement on the Crosstown Light Rail Transit project. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, along with Infrastructure Ontario CEO Michael Lindsay, have just released (Nov. 24, 2021) the following statement on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project: “Over the past several months, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have engaged in collaborative and … Continue reading Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

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Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario appeal recent Crosstown LRT court decision

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are launching an appeal to a court decision involving project builder Crosslinx Transit Solutions. Statement by Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster, and Infrastructure Ontario President and CEO Michael Lindsay: Today, Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx appealed the recent court decision which addressed Crosslinx’s COVID-19 claim. The appeal materials submitted in court today focus on legal issues we believe are important, and … Continue reading Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario appeal recent Crosstown LRT court decision

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Metrolinx CEO addresses litigation initiated by Crosslinx Transit Solutions regarding Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Metrolinx says Crosslinx is attempting to use the COVID-19 pandemic to excuse its years of poor performance. Read the statement from Metrolinx CEO, Phil Verster, on why getting the Eglinton Crosstown back on schedule, not litigation, must be the focus. Metrolinx has a singular focus and objective, which is to complete the Eglinton Crosstown at the soonest possible date. We have been actively supporting Crosslinx … Continue reading Metrolinx CEO addresses litigation initiated by Crosslinx Transit Solutions regarding Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

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Cradle of support – Cedarvale LRT station sees important phase in underpinning below TTC Line 1 subway

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re getting behind – or rather deeper into and above – Cedarvale station. We all need a little support. Some, a whole lot of assistance to keep the weight of the world above our … Continue reading Cradle of support – Cedarvale LRT station sees important phase in underpinning below TTC Line 1 subway

More Opportunities for Women in Construction

During construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx is partnering with its constructor, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, to bridge the gender gap in the construction industry and encouraging young women to join the field. Women make up just 12.6 percent of the construction industry’s labour force and 4 percent of tradespeople. Read more on the Crosstown website. Continue reading More Opportunities for Women in Construction