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June 28, 2019

High Speed Rail In Ontario

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has begun preliminary design work on a proposed high speed rail (HSR) route. To date, the MTO has commissioned […]
June 27, 2019

Highway 401 Expansion Project

Originally announced in early 2018 by Kathryn McGarry (previous Minister of Transportation), the Highway 401 Expansion project is the widening of 18 kilometres (km) of highway […]
June 24, 2019

The Intelligent Structural Panel

The Intelligent Structural Panel (ISP) was first envisioned by WZMH Architects and later developed with a team of engineers and specialist consultants (Stephenson Engineering, Quasar Consulting […]
June 14, 2019

Transit Design | Strasman Architects

By Barbara Wickens Getting Started For Jim Strasman, Founding Principal of Strasman Architects Inc. (SAI), there’s something special about transit infrastructure. He not only appreciates architecture […]
June 13, 2019

Feds Push for Infrastructure Bank to Back Via Project

Ottawa. Federal officials are pushing the Canadian Infrastructure Bank to back Via Rail’s high-frequency rail project, according to documents tabled in the House of Commons. The […]
May 22, 2019

Excellence Award for Brian Crombie

Canada Poland Chamber of Commerce awarded Brian Crombie, (Principal Crombie Capital, CFO, Consultant & Chair Transit Alliance) with their Excellence Award of Community Activist year 2019. […]
April 24, 2019

Transit Procurement Initiative. A program by Metrolinx.

Metrolinx’s Transit Procurement Initiative (TPI) has become one of North America’s most innovative transit procurement programs. TPI has worked with 46 transit agencies across Ontario at […]
April 15, 2019

Metrolinx. Draft Final 2041 Regional Transportation Plan

Thank you to all who took part in consultation and engagement activities related to the Draft 2041 Regional Transportation Plan. We heard from thousands across the […]
April 13, 2019

Metrolinx. What’s Happening in Peel…

New lines, a new world of connections in Peel. You drive the work we do at Metrolinx. We’ve listened and we know you want more choices […]
April 11, 2019

Doug Ford Commits $11.2B For 4 Major Toronto-Area Transit Projects

Premier Doug Ford’s government on Wednesday unveiled its nearly $30-billion Toronto-area transit expansion plan — including a new 15-kilometre “Ontario Line” stretching from Ontario Place to […]
April 1, 2019

Transit Alliance Panel Dinner

Great Transit Alliance Panel discussion with Bruce McCuaig, Aecom and former CEO Metrolinx, Jennifer Keesmaat, former Chief Planner Toronto, and Colin Earp, KPMG Transit head, over […]
March 19, 2019

Transit Alliance with Toronto Mayor John Tory

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019. Transit Alliance held a Reception and Panel discussion with Mayor John Tory. Issues raised included the need to keep focused on building […]
September 13, 2018

Highway 401 Expansion Fact Sheet

Ministry Of Transportation Of Ontario (MTO) Vision Statement: To transform mobility in Southwestern Ontario in order to connect communities, integrate centres of innovation, and foster regional […]
July 3, 2018

Board of trade calls for highway expansion

The Toronto Board of Trade released a report calling for additional lanes on the 401 just days after the city was named the worst for transit […]
April 15, 2018

The missing link between Agincourt GO station and the Sheppard Line

Toronto transit issues often revolve around the downtown core and leave the outliers of transit in the dark. The results of focusing on access to the […]
April 15, 2018

Citizens of Toronto, which transit option would you choose?

Have you ever arrived at the airport after a long flight and then realized you still have a 90 minute commute home on TTC? Torontonians agree […]
April 3, 2018

Members Dinner April 10 With Stephen Rhodes, Deputy Minister of Transportation

MEMBERS ONLY DINNER:  Please join the Transit Alliance on April 10 for a Members Dinner with Stephen Rhodes, Deputy Minister Transportation The dinner will be hosted […]
February 13, 2018

Toronto approves 2018 budget, with extra funding for transit

City Council approved the Toronto 2018 budget Monday, with a special interest in transit. Included in the $11-billion operating budget budget is over $50 million for […]
December 27, 2017

Toronto: Metrolinx reaches new contract with Bombardier for Crosstown

Over the holidays, Metrolinx negotiated new contract terms with Bombardier, the transit agency responsible for producing light rail vehicles for Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit […]
December 9, 2015

What’s up with Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension?

The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area needs new transit options and Metrolinx’s Big Move is a great plan to change the state of transportation in the region […]
December 8, 2015

Is SmartTrack a quick solution to a long-term problem?

The plan for SmartTrack tackles the need for a fast track solution to congestion in Toronto. The goal is to provide a quick solution for the […]

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