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More than a GO Transit connection: A personal reflection on the importance of Metrolinx marking Black History Month 

This year, Metrolinx commemorated Black History Month with a vibrant GO bus wrap and a mural honoring Salome Bey, Canada’s First Lady of the Blues. Both the wrap and mural were designed to spark a conversation and to help GO Transit customers learn more about Bey, what she’s done and what she represents. It did just that, and more. In this column, Nitish Bissonauth, a … Continue reading More than a GO Transit connection: A personal reflection on the importance of Metrolinx marking Black History Month 

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See video of new GO Transit bus wrap commemorating Black History Month

A vibrant-looking GO bus is on the road, driving through the region and honoring Salome Bey, Canada’s First Lady of the Blues who paved the way for many black artists. See the video of how this bus wrap came together and why this initiative is important for Metrolinx and the history of the country. Some might say GO Transit bus #8531 has soul – and … Continue reading See video of new GO Transit bus wrap commemorating Black History Month

Image shows the bus wrap with Salome Bey's name and image.

GO Transit bus wrap and Union Station transit art installation mark Black History Month

February has become an important time in Canada – and beyond – to pay tribute to the story of Black history. This year, Metrolinx will look to the life of Salome Bey, an influential Toronto blues artist, as inspiration. Her image will be used on a GO Transit bus wrap and in an art installation inside Bay Concourse at Canada’s busiest transit hub. As well … Continue reading GO Transit bus wrap and Union Station transit art installation mark Black History Month