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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 21, 2018

Metrolinx finds efficiencies through hydrarail

A Metrolinx board member Howard Shearer referred to Metrolinx’s Hydrail as “madness” in documents obtained by the Toronto Star through a freedom of information request. Toronto Star reported that […]
May 4, 2018

Toronto transit on track, SmartTrack/RER MOU signed

Toronto Transit is finally set for expansion after years of city and provincial officials mulling over the best course of action. For transit users like myself, […]
April 27, 2018

Revised SmartTrack Plan a GO

Plans don’t always pan out as expected, and although less sometimes means more, disputes can arise. This is the case with Mayor John Tory’s  initial SmartTrack […]
April 15, 2018

Here’s what’s happening with the relief line

The Yonge subway, commonly known as the yellow line, is running red, exceeding its capacity daily at its peak hour by 3000 TTC riders. Metrolinx, the […]
April 11, 2018

GTAA and Metrolinx announce commitment to work together

Today the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Metrolinx announced a commitment to work together to study connections to our planned Regional Transit and Passenger Centre at […]
March 23, 2018

Metrolinx 2041 Rapid Transit Plan Approved: future looking bright for connectivity across GTA and beyond

Metrolinx, an agency created to improve modes of transportation in the GTA as well as the Hamilton Area, has now revealed their ambitious and detailed plan […]
January 25, 2018

#EtiquetteFail: Go Transit launches book

GO Transit has released a book called “The Unwritten Rules of Public Transit Etiquette Written Down” in a cheeky campaign to raise awareness of the #etiquettefails […]
January 9, 2018

Ontario initiates co-fare discount for TTC and GO riders

Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission have partnered to offer riders a discount of up to $1.50 when they transfer between lines using their PRESTO card. […]
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 […]
November 7, 2017

City council votes to go ahead with fare integration

Tuesday, Toronto City Council voted to approve Metrolinx’s plan to offer a discount to commuters riding a combination of the UPexpress, GO Transit, and the Toronto […]
November 7, 2017

MERX: Metrolinx RFP for bike stations on GO Rail

Metrolinx is looking for help building secure bike rooms across the GO Rail network. There is an open RFP to design, build, and construct these rooms, […]
October 23, 2017

Monday MERX

Here are this week’s opportunities: SQ-2017-RCM-010:Minor Maint.Works in the MX Railway Right-of-Way Metrolinx Construction Services Maintenance, Repair, Modification, Rebuilding and Installation of Goods/Equipment Undefined Project: tender_7534 […]
October 17, 2017

Pearson International moving forward with mobility hub

Toronto Pearson International wants you to take public transit to the airport — and they want to make it really easy. Three representatives from the Greater […]
October 6, 2017

Metrolinx announces discount for GO, UP Express, and TTC riders

Friday morning, Metrolinx announced a 50 per cent discount for transit users who transfer between GO Transit, UP Express, and the TTC using a PRESTO card. […]
October 3, 2017

Metrolinx Transportation Symposium: tolls, single-payment, and connectivity

Metrolinx hosted a Transportation Symposium Monday with the goal of hearing insight from transit leaders, residents, and influencers from across the region. With their 2041 Regional […]
September 14, 2017

Metrolinx thinks to the future in new transportation plan

  Metrolinx is thinking about the future — at least as far as 2041. The board released their Draft 2041 Regional Transportation Plan for the Greater […]

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