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Del Duca Sets Up Conversation on Hydrogen Fuel Cell GO Trains

Metrolinx symposium on using hydrogen fuel cells to power GO trains
November 29, 2017 2:48 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Are hydrogen fuel-cells really an option for powering GO Transit trains? That's the central question that Metrolinx—the organizers of recent symposium on hydrail technology—asked participants to ... read more

Metrolinx Expanding Stations on GO's Milton Corridor

Metrolinx expanding stations on Milton GO corridor
November 17, 2017 10:00 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
A nice lead to this news article would have been to report that Ontario's Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca rode the GO train from Toronto out to Milton and Meadowvale one morning this ... read more

City, Metrolinx Reveal Early Plans for 6 SmartTrack Stations

Mayor John Tory, SmartTrack, GO regional express rail, Construction
October 11, 2017 12:37 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Remember SmartTrack, the key transit plank in candidate John Tory's platform during his campaign to become mayor? Tory proposed a rapid transit line with frequent service two ways, all day, every ... read more

Good News / Bad News for Scarborough Transit

Extension of TTC Line 2 subway to Scarborough Centre
August 25, 2017 9:07 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Scarborough transit observers received both good and bad news this week. Determining which is good and which is bad, however, depends on your point of view and whether you're a member of Team ... read more

A Look Inside the TTC's Downsview Park Station

TTC, GO Transit, Metrolinx, Public transit, Subway, Stations
January 24, 2017 11:15 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
You'll find fossils at the Toronto Transit Commission's future Downsview Park subway station, if you look carefully enough, but, otherwise, everything is brand spanking new. read more

City: SmartTrack To Bring 2-3% Property Tax Increase?

map of SmartTrack/RER combined plan
October 31, 2016 2:34 pm | by David Brake | Comments
According to a report prepared by the City for Council's Executive Committee, a property tax increase will be required to fund even the reduced SmartTrack proposal which has emerged (an LRT for ... read more

GO Transit's Parking Problem: Are Garages The Answer?

Steven Del Duca Ontario's Minister of Transportation station announcement
October 17, 2016 1:45 pm | by David Brake | Comments
Maple and Rutherford GO Transit stations on the Barrie line will be the next on the Toronto regional rail system to get multi-level parking garages, holding 1,200 more cars each, doubling their ... read more

Metrolinx Takes First Steps Towards Stouffville GO Line Upgrades

GO RER Stouffville weekday service map
July 6, 2016 1:20 pm | by David Brake | Comments
Metrolinx is looking for contractors to design and build infrastructure for improved GO service on the Stouffville rail corridor, Ontario has announced. The projects include the following changes ... read more

More Public Consultations Coming For GO Viaduct in Ward 18

Metrolinx public square Davenport
April 13, 2016 9:30 am | by David Brake | Comments
Following a presentation by Metrolinx of its latest designs for a $570m bridge through Toronto's Davenport neighbourhood to the city's Design Review Panel on Tuesday, April 5, (they ... read more