Upcoming public info session a chance for residents to weigh in on Durham Scarborough BRT project

The Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit line will bring accessible transit to thousands of residents. The project is expected to serve 38,400 riders per day from Scarborough Centre to Oshawa. Get the latest information and have your say starting Oct. 14. Metrolinx is holding a series of public information sessions (starting Oct. 14) for residents to … Continue reading Upcoming public info session a chance for residents to weigh in on Durham Scarborough BRT project

Lakeshore East express trains paused as important construction work takes place

Work is happening on the Lakeshore East GO line to offer more frequent train service, more stations, cleaner technology, and more connections. Express service along the line will be paused to support construction work on expanding GO service, the East Harbour transit hub and the Ontario Line subway. Growth can be painful, but the benefits … Continue reading Lakeshore East express trains paused as important construction work takes place

Self-driving electric shuttle heading to Whitby GO as part of AV pilot project

Durham Region residents will soon see a self-driving, electric vehicle rolling into Whitby GO as Metrolinx partners with several agencies to help create the smart infrastructure. Find out more about the new autonomous shuttle and how it fits into a fully integrated local transit network of the future. What was once reserved for the world … Continue reading Self-driving electric shuttle heading to Whitby GO as part of AV pilot project

Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Metrolinx continues to work with the community to deliver new rapid transit – the Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project (DSBRT). The  Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project will bring 36-kilometers of bus rapid transit that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and connect with Scarborough Centre, the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus … Continue reading Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Find out how Metrolinx is bringing more rapid transit to Durham Region

Metrolinx is working to bring new rapid transit options to the region of Durham. Learn how you can get involved in the newest rapid transit project in the works - the Durham-Scarborough BRT. Bus rapid transit (BRT) is one of lesser-known heroes of the public transit world. It’s not all about the trains. Buses are … Continue reading Find out how Metrolinx is bringing more rapid transit to Durham Region

GO bus Route 90 to be discontinued – Move avoids duplication of transit service in Durham Region

After the introduction of a similar Durham Region Transit service, there’s change coming in December for some GO Transit riders in Durham. Here’s what you need to know, and when. GO Transit is discontinuing Route 90 bus service in Durham Region. The cancellation takes effect as of Dec. 5 and comes after Durham Region Transit … Continue reading GO bus Route 90 to be discontinued – Move avoids duplication of transit service in Durham Region

Have your say – New round of public consultations for Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project underway

Preliminary design results on the important bus rapid transit (BRT) project are now available online for review and comment. It’s an opportunity to be heard on the future of the transit system. Have you ever seen images of strongmen who would pull a bus by tapping into sweat and brawn? You may be able to … Continue reading Have your say – New round of public consultations for Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project underway

Rail Safety Week 2020 kicks off in COVID-19 era – See the close call videos that show train lines are no place for complacency

Metrolinx joins Operation Lifesaver and other freight partners to launch Rail Safety Week 2020. Metrolinx has a mantra that guides everything the transit agency does. Safety Never Stops. That means Rail Safety Week is circled on the calendar every year, but the transit operator’s commitment to safety goes beyond a single week or month. Metrolinx … Continue reading Rail Safety Week 2020 kicks off in COVID-19 era – See the close call videos that show train lines are no place for complacency

A new cashless way to pay – PRESTO introduces ‘PRESTO E-Tickets’ for Durham and Hamilton

PRESTO is rolling-out a new way to pay your transit fare on Durham Region Transit and Hamilton Street Railway Starting today (Sept 1), DRT and HSR customers can purchase and pay for their bus fare all from their smartphone with new PRESTO E-Tickets. PRESTO E-Tickets are a new convenient and touchless way for transit riders … Continue reading A new cashless way to pay – PRESTO introduces ‘PRESTO E-Tickets’ for Durham and Hamilton

Pickering Pedestrian Bridge another step closer to completion

North side cladding begins coming down during the final stages of Phase 1 construction For those living in Durham Region, it’s an essential connection to the GO Transit network. For others travelling through Pickering, it’s something worth stopping for. The pedestrian bridge linking commuters from the north side of Highway 401 to Pickering GO Station … Continue reading Pickering Pedestrian Bridge another step closer to completion