A customer buys a GO Transit ticket from an agent in this shot from 1971.

Photos from 1971 remind what GO Transit was like decades ago

It’s been awhile since we brought you images of the past – a reoccurring feature we call ‘HistoricGO’. But coming across these pictures, we thought it was a good chance to peek back 50 years ago for Ontario. Was that your father’s VW bug in the parking lot? Just in the nick of time. Before the calendar clicks over to 2022, Metrolinx News recently came … Continue reading Photos from 1971 remind what GO Transit was like decades ago

Image shows a BRT in the middle of the street.

Have your say – New round of public consultations for Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project underway

Preliminary design results on the important bus rapid transit (BRT) project are now available online for review and comment. It’s an opportunity to be heard on the future of the transit system. Have you ever seen images of strongmen who would pull a bus by tapping into sweat and brawn? You may be able to do even more, simply by giving your opinion. Transit officials … Continue reading Have your say – New round of public consultations for Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project underway

Significant changes coming to Whitby GO station – Here’s what customers need to know today and for the summer

New yellow tactile and digital signs are just some of the improvements coming to the station as Metrolinx continues with its Early Stations Improvement Project. Here’s a rundown. If things look busy at Whitby GO, it’s because the station is getting some upgrades. As of today (June 8),the west half of the island platform is closed on both sides until the end of summer to … Continue reading Significant changes coming to Whitby GO station – Here’s what customers need to know today and for the summer

Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Glenn Healy marks 25 years as GO Transit commuter

While spending much of his life making saves on the ice, former NHL goalie Glenn Healy also makes a point of saving time by hopping on the train at Whitby GO Station every day. Healy is no GO train rookie. He’s been riding, what he affectionately calls, the “Green Limousine” for more than 25 years. In fact, he has enjoyed his ride on the train … Continue reading Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Glenn Healy marks 25 years as GO Transit commuter