Road widening work continues on Highway 27 to help progress the Finch West LRT project

Making room for Finch West light rail transit – Road widening efforts continue on Toronto’s Highway 27

The Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project is moving forward and you can follow along as the progress continues. This week, construction crews are widening Highway 27 in northwestern Toronto to make room for the future rapid transit line that will run 11-kilometres from Humber College to Finch West Station. Sometimes it just takes a different perspective to appreciate how much things have changed. … Continue reading Making room for Finch West light rail transit – Road widening efforts continue on Toronto’s Highway 27

Photo of the Finch West LRT Maintenance and Storage Facility under construction

Home for a rest – Massive maintenance facility for Toronto’s Finch West LRT rising up this summer

From utility relocation, to drilling and excavations, progress is being made on the latest transit project coming to Toronto West. In this series of photo features, residents and future transit customers get a glimpse of the work happening in their community. Here, we take you closer to the work being done at the future Finch West light rail transit project’s maintenance and service facility. Where … Continue reading Home for a rest – Massive maintenance facility for Toronto’s Finch West LRT rising up this summer

Finch West LRT recognized for innovation and excellence

With construction now taking place on the future 11-kilometre Finch West LRT, victories on the ground will soon come. In the meantime, the project is already winning awards. Members of the Finch West LRT project team were presented with a silver award for innovation and excellence in public-private partnerships by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) in October. The project was recognized for breaking … Continue reading Finch West LRT recognized for innovation and excellence

A Region United: Spoken Word performance highlights Metrolinx LRT projects

Bringing poetry together with transit may seem like a stretch at first. It doesn’t necessarily make sense on the surface, unless the former is being used to describe the latter. That’s exactly what has happened in the case of Metrolinx’s light rail transit (LRT) projects and the work of spoken word artist Wali Shah. “For me, this was an opportunity to put the pieces together,” … Continue reading A Region United: Spoken Word performance highlights Metrolinx LRT projects

LRT Fun during March Break!

There’s something about trains that make a child’s eyes light up whenever there’s a chance to play with one. Whether it’s a small toy, cardboard cut-out or full size light rail vehicle (LRV), it transforms into an imaginary world. Kids had the chance to take that ride of their dreams at events in Toronto, Hamilton and Mississauga during March Break. Our rapid transit project teams … Continue reading LRT Fun during March Break!

News Roundup

So much is going on here to build transit that will benefit people in the region. Read on for a snapshot of how we’re making it easier to connect in the GTHA. We are making great progress on the Eglinton Crosstown and are well on our way to launching this outstanding new service as scheduled in 2021. Now, we are pleased to be able to … Continue reading News Roundup