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Could you handle a day as a GO Transit bus driver? Here’s what life is like behind that big wheel

Meet GO bus driver, Frances Vasiliou-Dykstra, who started her career with Metrolinx, 22 years ago. Although, a recent injury has temporarily taken her out of the driver’s seat, to mark International Women’s Day, we asked Vasiliou-Dykstra to recount what a typical day driving on Route 47, running between Hamilton and Vaughan, is usually like. As well as exactly which bus she prefers to drive. A day behind … Continue reading Could you handle a day as a GO Transit bus driver? Here’s what life is like behind that big wheel

More Opportunities for Women in Construction

During construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx is partnering with its constructor, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, to bridge the gender gap in the construction industry and encouraging young women to join the field. Women make up just 12.6 percent of the construction industry’s labour force and 4 percent of tradespeople. Read more on the Crosstown website. Continue reading More Opportunities for Women in Construction