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How Don Valley Layover is part of a new vision for transit in the GTHA

There are a lot of moving pieces when it comes to the future of how people will move around in communities inside and just outside Toronto. Sometimes, how the parts are connected – to form a larger picture of transit in the years to come – can be a bit fuzzy. So we’re taking a look at the transformation against one of the most iconic … Continue reading How Don Valley Layover is part of a new vision for transit in the GTHA

Bridging across Toronto’s Don River for the Ontario Line

As Ontario Line construction proceeds, people will see a new landmark by the waterfront. A bridge, next to the one currently used by GO trains, will carry Ontario Line passengers over the Don River. Metrolinx has released an early works report outlining first steps for building the bridge and giving the pubic an opportunity to comment on the plan. Imagine enjoying the view of the … Continue reading Bridging across Toronto’s Don River for the Ontario Line

A new use for an old track: How an existing rail line provides the most environmentally-friendly location for a transit layover

Increased GO Train service will reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality by getting more cars off the road. To realize those environmental benefits, Metrolinx must build additional facilities to support additional trains. Layovers – where surplus train sets can be stored between rush hours – are an example. To minimize environmental impacts of a new layover, Metrolinx will use an old rail line that … Continue reading A new use for an old track: How an existing rail line provides the most environmentally-friendly location for a transit layover