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As new light rail transit project moves ahead – Road Closures coming to Hurontario Street

Big transit construction projects mean a few things, including needed patience from those who work and live near the line, as well as inevitable detours for motorists. Look up, just ahead – here are the changes coming as crews make progress on the light rail transit route. Take care – detours ahead. If you’re driving through the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project corridor – … Continue reading As new light rail transit project moves ahead – Road Closures coming to Hurontario Street

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Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

Metrolinx wants to hear what residents have to say on the Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. During an upcoming virtual engagement, people will have the chance to learn what impact community feedback has already made and provide more input on the project. Today (Jan. 18) marks the launch of the third in the series of five virtual public engagements that Metrolinx is hosting on … Continue reading Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

The Hurontario light rail transit project made great strides in 2021 in Mississauga and Brampton and is moving full steam ahead in 2022. Metrolinx News breaks down the progress made and what’s to come this year. It’s a big year for transit in Peel Region as progress continues on the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) line. The new 18-kilometre line will bring clean rapid transit … Continue reading What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

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Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

You can’t create a light rail transit project without a whole lot of rail. Here’s what the delivery of 9,000 metres of rail line is adding up to for the Hurontario LRT project. The team behind the Hurontario (HuLRT) light rail transit project is going to great lengths lately to get the system on track. In this case, about nine kilometers more, thanks to the … Continue reading Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

Special track delivery for Hurontario Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility

The first set of rails have been delivered for the new Hurontario light rail transit project. Here’s how it looks, including by the numbers. It’s, well, the rail thing. This week, the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project received a shipment of tracks at its Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF), located in Brampton. For any route of this type, getting the rails is a … Continue reading Special track delivery for Hurontario Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility

An excavator works along Hurontario street to remove the concrete medians that run along the middle of the road.

What is the Hurontario LRT project? Find out in this new video

There’s construction happening up and down Hurontario Street from Mississauga’s Port Credit area, all the way up to Steeles Avenue in Brampton. Much of this work is in the name of improved transit for Peel Region’s busiest road. We’ve written many stories on the new route, but find out more about the details, and future of the Hurontario LRT line by watching the latest video … Continue reading What is the Hurontario LRT project? Find out in this new video

How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

When it comes to one of Peel Region’s busiest streets, construction for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project is a balancing act. Night construction can be disruptive to neighbours, and daytime construction can impact traffic flow. Find out how the Hurontario LRT team makes it work. Building transit quickly and safely sometimes means building it overnight. Although overnight construction can minimize traffic restrictions during … Continue reading How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

Weekend Lakeshore West GO train disruption explained

Thousands of GO train customers were impacted this past weekend (Oct. 30 and 31) because of a major track issue on the Lakeshore West Line. Metrolinx News explains what happened, how it was fixed, and why customer safety is the key to keeping people moving. There is never a good time to shutdown the busiest commuter rail line in the country. This past Saturday (Oct. … Continue reading Weekend Lakeshore West GO train disruption explained

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Massive excavation efforts underway for Hurontario light rail transit route

Experts working on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit line connecting Mississauga and Brampton need to move a whole lot of dirt and rock. It’s part of the job when constructing a modern transit line. And a host of new images show what all that digging is adding up to. Hint – in one case it’s almost the weight of the Eiffel Tower. The Hurontario light … Continue reading Massive excavation efforts underway for Hurontario light rail transit route

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Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

A team of transit experts is out in the community talking to residents and business about the Hurontario light rail transit project. The pandemic poses certain challenges for the multilingual squad, but their work is essential to keeping people informed as construction of Peel Region’s newest transit line moves forward. And we wanted to see how those canvassers are doing. Sometimes there’s no replacement for … Continue reading Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project