Mapping Indigenous history along Metrolinx network

Treaties Recognition Week takes place this week, and Metrolinx is spreading awareness to customers and communities. Here are some of the ways Metrolinx is recognizing treaties across the transit network. Every road, house, building and even the GO Transit network was made possible because of a treaty. As Ontario marks Treaties Recognition Week (Nov. 1-7), Metrolinx is spreading the word on how important the relationship … Continue reading Mapping Indigenous history along Metrolinx network

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Metrolinx announces Weekend Pass to get riders moving and exploring again as Ontario begins to leave pandemic behind

It’s been awhile since many of us have gotten back to using GO Transit to travel across the region, especially during weekends. But now, as Ontario begins to leave the pandemic behind to venture out again, Metrolinx is offering Weekend Passes to help customers save money and rediscover the region. They’re only available online – and here’s what they’re all about. Metrolinx is introducing Weekend … Continue reading Metrolinx announces Weekend Pass to get riders moving and exploring again as Ontario begins to leave pandemic behind

Dialing Back in Time: GO’s Dial-A-Bus Service

They weren’t always coach buses or double-deckers and they certainly didn’t carry as many customers as they do today. In the early 70’s, GO transit decided to pioneer a new transportation concept – an on-demand public transit service that would pick you up straight from your door. As we mark 50 years of GO bus service in Ontario, let’s call up this unusual time in … Continue reading Dialing Back in Time: GO’s Dial-A-Bus Service

Rolling back the clock – The remarkable 50 year evolution of the GO bus

What a ride. GO Transit celebrates 50 years of GO bus service in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Here’s a look back at the buses and coaches that have hit the roads and highways of Ontario over the decades. Let’s look into that ‘fishbowl bus’ your grandparents may remember. Theses buses, along with a service called Dial-A-Bus, which you can learn more about in … Continue reading Rolling back the clock – The remarkable 50 year evolution of the GO bus