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Clean out your closet for a good cause – GO Transit restarts clothing donation efforts

Fall weather is approaching and that means turning over your closest. Maybe you have some bags of old clothes to get rid of and not sure where to go. You’re in luck as Metrolinx and Diabetes Canada are once again teaming up to help GO Transit customers donate textiles, for a good cause. Hello there old ripped Madonna t-shirt. Howdy faded cowboy boots with the … Continue reading Clean out your closet for a good cause – GO Transit restarts clothing donation efforts

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Getting back on the GO – What customers have to say about returning to transit

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of people’s lives. Getting around the region is no exception to that. While life has changed, people still need to get to where they’re going, safely. Metrolinx has been working tirelessly since the beginning of 2020 to make that happen, including adding dozens of new safety measures. So what do people think of that work? Metrolinx brings … Continue reading Getting back on the GO – What customers have to say about returning to transit

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Spread out for a more comfortable ride – GO Transit launches safety blitz for Lakeshore line customers

GO Transit is closely monitoring ridership and is encouraging customers to spread out on trains to prevent crowding. On a huge 50-foot wall of TV screens inside the Metrolinx Network Operations Centre, Doug Tuira can see just about every platform, train, and bus on the network. As a senior manager inside the control room, it’s his job to make sure your train or bus gets … Continue reading Spread out for a more comfortable ride – GO Transit launches safety blitz for Lakeshore line customers

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Oakville GO station customers get a lift as new elevators set to open

After months of intense work, the new elevators have been successfully installed at Oakville GO station and that means customers with mobility challenges can once again access train platforms with ease. Starting today (June 24), GO train customers can climb aboard brand new elevators at Oakville station. The new lifts give customers more efficient and reliable access to the train platforms at what is traditionally … Continue reading Oakville GO station customers get a lift as new elevators set to open

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Metrolinx brings in new cleaning measures as customers return to transit this summer

Starting this week, customers will notice more cleaning crews on GO buses, trains and in stations as the transit agency steps up cleaning and disinfecting throughout the day. Certain GO stations are also moving towards a self-serve model. Here’s what you need to know. Because safety never stops, Metrolinx is stepping up in-service cleaning efforts across the GO transit network. The transit agency is rolling … Continue reading Metrolinx brings in new cleaning measures as customers return to transit this summer

Great lengths for riders – GO Transit trains on Milton and Lakeshore lines set to change size

Because safety is top of mind, GO Transit is adjusting the length of certain train trips to meet ridership demands and continue to prevent crowding. Here’s what you need to know. Here’s the long and the short of it – things are changing on three GO Transit rail lines. After closely monitoring customer volumes in the past month, Metrolinx is adjusting the length of some … Continue reading Great lengths for riders – GO Transit trains on Milton and Lakeshore lines set to change size