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February 22, 2018

GO Transit gets a sustainable and digital revamp

Thursday, the provincial government announced they are taking the next steps in exploring hydrogen-powered trains, or “hydrail” as a more sustainable alternative to electric trains. A […]
February 2, 2018

Review: Members’ Dinner with Steve Orsini

Transit Alliance held a frank and illuminating dinner with Steve Orsini, the Head of the Ontario Public Service, last week. Dinner participants enjoyed a frank and […]
January 17, 2018

Kathryn McGarry new Ontario minister of transportation

In a cabinet shuffle Wednesday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has appointed MPP Kathryn McGarry as the new Minister of Transportation. Steven Del Duca is replacing Brad […]
January 2, 2018

MERX

Here are this week’s opportunities: Energy Services Acquisition Program-Building Conversion Project (ESAP-BCP) RP1 Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions East Roof Replacement – NDMC (EP916-182042/A) Public Services and […]
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 […]
October 23, 2017

Ontario pushes ahead with high-speed rail

Ontario is pushing forward with high speed rail on the Toronto-Windsor corridor, a development that would cut commuting time in half. The trains will be able […]
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 […]
August 21, 2017

Mayor Tory on transit funding

At a special event hosted by the Transit Alliance, special guest Toronto Mayor John Tory humbly spoke about the funding he helped acquire to build much-needed […]
August 16, 2017

GO Transit promises improved service in Barrie this September

As of Sept. 2, the province will be increasing service along the Barrie line, including more peak-period GO train service and GO bus service on most […]
July 25, 2017
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Ontario implements new condo board laws

The Ontario government will implement new condo laws in the fall that is said to “ better protect condo owners and residents by increasing consumer protections […]
July 13, 2017

Unlocking gridlock with Don Dinnin, Omer Malik, and Olivia MacAngus

The Transit Alliance held a successful seminar in June about the Infrastructure Bank and the use of public-private partnerships (or alternative finance models) to help fund […]
July 13, 2017

Will replacing the OMB cause more problems?

The Ontario government is looking to replace the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) with something called the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. The OMB is an independent adjudicative […]
June 19, 2017
Transit Alliance MERX

Monday MERX

Here are this week’s listings: Develop a hotel adjacent to the Terminal Building at the Ottawa Airport Ottawa International Airport Authority Construction Services RFT 95-17, Pelissier […]
June 15, 2017

Ontario may use hydrogen-powered train on GO Transit lines

Ontario is hoping to join the list of mostly European innovators looking to create clean public transportation. The provincial government has announced their intention to study […]
June 5, 2017

Monday MERX

Here are this week’s opportunities: Wilson Station Roofing Rehabilitation Toronto Transit Commission – Materials and Procurement Department Construction Services RFT 67-17, Moy Avenue Rehabilitation The Corporation […]
June 2, 2017

PRESS STATEMENT: Transit Alliance on Relief Line

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE TRANSIT ALLIANCE “The Transit Alliance supports Toronto Mayor John Tory and Big City Mayors from across Canada in their call for a […]
May 29, 2017

Monday MERX

Here are this week’s opportunities: Living Heritage Roundhouse Additions and Renovations FHR Inc. Construction Services Oxford Community Solar One LP FiT 4.0 Rooftop Portfolio Oxford Community […]
May 23, 2017

YOU ARE INVITED: New Date! PPP and AFP Seminar

The Transit Alliance will host its second seminar on alternative-financing and private-public partnerships on June 20, “Reducing Risk And Building Cities.” Last year’s event brought together CEOs, […]
May 23, 2017

Monday MERX

Here are this week’s listings: SQ-2017-CUS-005: USEP Heritage Restoration and Enabling & Early Works Metrolinx T11PF17768 – P60-14 – Streetcar Network Accessibility – Humber Loop Platform […]
May 10, 2017

Who’s promising what for the relief line?

Toronto Mayor John Tory knows what the city needs and is not afraid to fight for it. Tuesday, in what may be a last desperate attempt […]
May 10, 2017

Tory threatens to stop Yonge extension until relief line funded

Toronto Mayor John Tory has threatened to remove his support of the Yonge North Subway Extension unless the province agrees to provide funding to help construct […]

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