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Metrolinx puts out call for teams to work on Finch Station as part of Yonge North Subway Extension

Behind-the-scenes work in areas that aren’t often seen by transit riders is key to getting Finch Station ready for major construction on the Yonge North Subway Extension. Metrolinx is starting the search for experts interested in delivering this work through a ‘Request for Qualifications’ that was issued today (Dec. 14), marking another step forward for the new transit project. Metrolinx officials announced today (Dec. 14) … Continue reading Metrolinx puts out call for teams to work on Finch Station as part of Yonge North Subway Extension

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Tunnelling work on Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension put out for bids

Today’s (March 10) announcement represents important phase in the future deep work that will be needed on both Toronto transit projects. Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have announced an important milestone for the Scarborough Subway and Eglinton Crosstown West extensions. An RFQ – a term meaning ‘request for qualifications’ – is now being put out for the tunneling work on the two Toronto transit projects. The … Continue reading Tunnelling work on Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension put out for bids

Quiz – How much were you paying attention in 2017?

We don’t know about you, but we sure had a busy 2017. How did you do on last year’s quiz? You’ve had a whole year to train and build your knowledge. Connect with your inner transit nerd, track your results and have fun. 17 questions on 2017 Hint: find the answer online   Hint: find the answer online   Hint: find the answer online   … Continue reading Quiz – How much were you paying attention in 2017?

News Roundup

The community benefits of building transit can start before the new service begins. We recently entered into an agreement with government agencies, business, labour and the local community to provide apprenticeship opportunities during the construction phase of the Eglinton Crosstown project.  The Apprenticeship Declaration sets a goal that 10% of all trade and crafting hours for the project will be completed by apprentices and journeypersons … Continue reading News Roundup

Quiz: How well were you paying attention in 2016?

Fancy yourself a transit aficionado? A news junkie? What Metrolinx news did your brain find sponge-worthy last year? Put your trivia skills to the test with our 2016 quiz and track your progress. 16 questions on 2016 Hint: find the answer at getpres.to Hint: find the answer at the crosstown.ca Hint: find the answer at upexpress.com Hint: find the answer in the GTHA report at smartcommute.ca Hint: find the answer at gotransit.com Hint: … Continue reading Quiz: How well were you paying attention in 2016?

News Roundup

You’re reading this, so we’re assuming that you have some interest in what we’re doing at Metrolinx. Take it one step further and join the discussion on the Regional Transportation Plan at metrolinxengage.com. You have until November 30 to have your say. Earlier this fall, PwC released a report that listed Toronto as one of the top cities to live and work – following only … Continue reading News Roundup