What’s behind the mask? Startup produces innovative face coverings to keep Metrolinx staff safe and the environment clean

There now seems like a million non-medical masks out there – sold at gas stations and even one produced by an Israeli jeweler worth more than $1.5 million. But the story behind an Ontario manufacturer who is helping keep transit staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, is particularly innovative and inspiring. A first-generation immigrant startup … Continue reading What’s behind the mask? Startup produces innovative face coverings to keep Metrolinx staff safe and the environment clean

Large customer turnout for Niagara GO train kick-off weekend – But for safety’s sake, keep the face coverings in place

Metrolinx says there was an influx of customers on the first weekend of Niagara GO train service. So many people showed up the transit agency had to call in reinforcements. Amidst customers heading off to explore the outdoors, Metrolinx is also reinforcing the need to wear non-medical face masks when on transit, after some customers … Continue reading Large customer turnout for Niagara GO train kick-off weekend – But for safety’s sake, keep the face coverings in place

Returning to GO Transit and UP Express? New safety guide takes you through every step from leaving your house to arriving at your destination

For many customers, getting back on that train or bus means getting used to familiar things all over again. Here’s a helpful guide to returning to your routes, while still staying safe as we travel and work in a world still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Going back to old routines after a long pause … Continue reading Returning to GO Transit and UP Express? New safety guide takes you through every step from leaving your house to arriving at your destination

Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

As more people return to GO Transit and UP Express services each day, and with the Greater Toronto Area preparing to enter Stage 3 of the recovery process, the transit agency is making face covering a must. For the safety of fellow riders and transit staff, it’s the right thing to do to help fight … Continue reading Metrolinx announces mandatory face coverings for GO Transit and UP Express

Masks on transit – How GO Transit customers are doing their part to keep themselves and others safe

Metrolinx wants customers to step up and help slow the spread of germs by wearing a face covering on transit, in stations and on platforms.  During COVID-19, face coverings and transit have become a dynamic duo. It’s kind of like a Batman and Robin situation, where train and bus riders are the caped crusaders. Like … Continue reading Masks on transit – How GO Transit customers are doing their part to keep themselves and others safe