New two-hour PRESTO transfer allows customers to pay once and travel more on TTC

Taking transit to a dentist appointment, catch a yoga class and go grocery shopping, all for one fare, is about to become a reality in Toronto. After August 26, customers will be able to hop on and off anywhere on the TTC system, going any direction within a two-hour window, all while only paying a … Continue reading New two-hour PRESTO transfer allows customers to pay once and travel more on TTC

Ask Metrolinx’s Town Hall attracts hundreds of participants

Alex Rampaul is almost as enthusiastic about transit as those working at Metrolinx. Not only is he always involved in the online discussion about what’s happening, but when there’s an opportunity to interact with staff in person, he jumps at the chance. The second Ask Metrolinx town hall took place on Monday evening and Rampaul … Continue reading Ask Metrolinx’s Town Hall attracts hundreds of participants

Metrolinx Board Meeting – Sept 2017

The Metrolinx Board of Directors met today to receive a number of reports, including updates on PRESTO, Metrolinx’s capital projects, the next Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and fare integration. Board Chair Rob Prichard addressed his correspondence with Minister Del Duca on the proposed Kirby Road and Lawrence East GO stations, which confirms that Metrolinx will … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – Sept 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 … Continue reading News Roundup