How the Durham Scarborough BRT will bring new bus rapid transit to Oshawa

The Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit is a 36-kilometre bus rapid transit corridor that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and provide better access for residents and businesses for key destinations along Highway 2 including Trent University, the Oshawa urban growth centre and its commercial strip, all the way to Scarborough Town Centre and the TTC Line 2 subway extension. Oshawa residents are getting an update regarding the newest transit project planned for their city.  The Durham-Scarborough Bus … Continue reading How the Durham Scarborough BRT will bring new bus rapid transit to Oshawa

Visualizing data helps us better understand how we move

The idea of number-crunching and analyzing data may seem boring to some. For others though, processing information and turning it into something more is a passion. Anthony Smith loves visualizing transit and transportation data with maps and animations. By doing so, he hopes his work can make a difference by providing an evidence-based approach to … Continue reading Visualizing data helps us better understand how we move

Metrolinx lends its expertise to university research project

A new partnership with StudentMoveTO seeks to improve travel for post-secondary students Two hours a day is the amount of time a typical university student spends traveling to and from classes on public transit. As a result, that commute time can affect decisions from course selection to participation in extra-circular activities. StudentMoveTO was created in … Continue reading Metrolinx lends its expertise to university research project

A ‘Rising Star’ at Metrolinx – Becca Nagorsky

Becca Nagorsky has long had a passion for public transit. It started while earning a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from New York University. Then, after moving to Jerusalem, while working on the detailed design and implementation of the city’s first light rail transit project. Now, the 37-year-old director’s focus is planning and building new … Continue reading A ‘Rising Star’ at Metrolinx – Becca Nagorsky