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Sold for one dollar, a former GO Transit bus gets new life of service for Peel Regional Police

Transit buses have a limited life cycle. But a bus that is ready to be retired from the daily grind of carrying GO passengers may still be used for some other purposes. That’s why Metrolinx has sold a twelve-and-a-half-year-old bus to Peel Regional Police. Today (Nov. 25) Peel Regional Police (PRP) received a decommissioned Metrolinx bus for a token payment of one dollar, extending a … Continue reading Sold for one dollar, a former GO Transit bus gets new life of service for Peel Regional Police

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Train time is anytime as Metrolinx reminds Credit River thrill seekers to stay off tracks for their own safety

The temperature outside is rising and so are the number of incidents involving trespassers, particularly with people using a railway overpass as a diving platform into the Credit River in Mississauga. “Emergency. Emergency. Emergency.” Holding their collective breath, the crew of a Lakeshore West GO train recently slammed on their brakes and made an urgent call over their radio. Just moments earlier, while travelling at more … Continue reading Train time is anytime as Metrolinx reminds Credit River thrill seekers to stay off tracks for their own safety

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Great response, including using digital simulations – How interaction between Hurontario LRT and first responders has been priority for line Hurontario LRT route

From design to construction, safety is always on top of mind for teams working on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (HuLRT) Project. But that doesn’t happen without special planning and tactics in cooperationwith police and fire. That includes some sophisticated virtual modeling on how traffic, including emergency vehicles, get around. Safety along a major urban transit line isn’t something that develops on its own – … Continue reading Great response, including using digital simulations – How interaction between Hurontario LRT and first responders has been priority for line Hurontario LRT route