Metrolinx holds disaster exercise to prepare for worst-case scenario

More than 300 actors, emergency responders and Metrolinx staff take part in a mock train-verses-truck collision to learn a valuable lesson on safety A GO Train coach sits smoking just outside of Richmond Hill after being struck by a large truck. It’s a derailment. The coach’s wheels are off the tracks, its windows are shattered and … Continue reading Metrolinx holds disaster exercise to prepare for worst-case scenario

Metrolinx stands proud at annual Toronto Pride Parade

There was no way anyone attending the 2018 Pride Parade in Toronto would miss it. The double-decker GO bus, donning the colours of the rainbow, stood tall with the words "Ride With Pride" emblazoned across the side. More than 120 people representing Metrolinx, including CEO Phil Verster and other members of the senior management team, … Continue reading Metrolinx stands proud at annual Toronto Pride Parade

Ontario transit agencies save more than $23 million buying buses through Metrolinx program

Unique procurement agreement brings savings to provincial transit partners Bulk buying isn’t just something reserved for personal weekend trips to Costco. Sure, braving the crowds and long lineups will save a few bucks but big business can also take advantage and save huge money. Purchasing transit vehicles, for example, can be a very expensive proposition. … Continue reading Ontario transit agencies save more than $23 million buying buses through Metrolinx program

Lower fares make GO a more attractive option for GTA transit riders

Major progress on fare integration is a game changer for everyone in the GTHA, says Phil Verster, President and CEO of Metrolinx Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster is thrilled about the significant progress being made in the quest to make transit across the GTHA more seamless, and at the same time making GO Transit more valuable … Continue reading Lower fares make GO a more attractive option for GTA transit riders