Rock of ages – How drilling work on four Toronto subway projects are tapping into a subterranean GTA history, centuries in the making

While seemingly just a part of needed exploratory and preparatory work on subway routes, the bore holes speak to ancient movements of the Earth, as well as sleuthing faced by experts. To build a modern subway route, sometimes you have to dig back to the Ice Age. Field work for four major subway projects – … Continue reading Rock of ages – How drilling work on four Toronto subway projects are tapping into a subterranean GTA history, centuries in the making

Separating trains from car traffic a big part of Metrolinx plans for GO Transit expansion

There’s almost nothing worse for drivers, cyclists or pedestrians than being in a hurry to get somewhere, only to be stopped in their tracks. Or close to the tracks in some cases. Hearing that familiar “ding, ding, ding” while on the road and seeing those railway crossing arms come down, can be a major inconvenience. … Continue reading Separating trains from car traffic a big part of Metrolinx plans for GO Transit expansion