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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for December 12, 2013

December 12, 2013 12:54 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Panel wants higher gas tax; Humbertown development gets green light; Metrolinx defends The Big Move; Councillor Josh Matlow wants Scarborough subway scrapped; and more news. Panel calls for higher ... read more

Real Wealth Group's Paolo Abate Talks About University Heights

University Heights Professional Centre, Toronto, Real Wealth Group, ACK
December 2, 2013 3:50 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Real Wealth Group of Companies is launching a new 8-storey, 180,000 sqft commercial development called University Heights in the heart of what will soon be a major new public transit hub at ... read more

Metrolinx Opens New Strachan Avenue Underpass

One of the first GO Trains through the below-grade corridor, image courtesy of M
November 29, 2013 4:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Anyone who lives in the Liberty Village/Parkdale area or commutes into Toronto from the northwest via train would have seen an impressive transit infrastructure project take shape over the last ... read more

Metrolinx Rolls Out Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Project

electric vehicle charging pilot project, GO Transit, Metrolinx, Chargepoint
November 27, 2013 2:15 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Metrolinx has partnered with Aparc Systems and Chargepoint on an environmentally friendly pilot project that will see spaces set aside at select GO stations for electric vehicle charging. The ... read more

GO Receives 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American Public Transportation Association

GO Transit Outstanding Public Transit Achievement Award Metrolinx GTHA Toronto
October 3, 2013 4:55 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
GO Transit has received the 2013 Outstanding Public Transit Achievement Award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) at the APTA Awards Ceremonies on October 1, 2013. GO ... read more

Metrolinx Successfully Makes Big Move at Junction Crossing

Metrolinx, Georgetown South Project, GO Transit, GTS, West Toronto Diamond
September 17, 2013 4:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The GTA is in the midst of an infrastructure blitz. New roads, bridges, buildings, sewers and cables are being built all around us as the region's population swells. To make sure everybody can get ... read more

MiWay and Metrolinx Build Rapid Transit through the Heart of Mississauga

MiWay, Metrolinx, GO Transit, Transitway
July 3, 2013 2:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Once Toronto's bedroom suburb, Mississauga is transforming into a thriving city. With an expanding city centre, new residents, businesses and students are rapidly moving in and calling Canada's ... read more

Feeling Congested? The City Is Listening, So Speak Up

Feeling Congested? Meeting on the Move, Transportation, Planning, Toronto
June 25, 2013 8:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transportation is a hot button issue in the City of Toronto. Whether walking, cycling, using public transit or driving, commuting is a daily factor in the lives of almost all Torontonians. As the ... read more

TTC Rolls Out Its New Low Floor Streetcar Deployment Plan

TTC, Streetcar, Metrolinx, City of Toronto, Bombardier
June 19, 2013 4:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto's transit issues have been getting a lot of attention recently, and for good reason. With congestion plaguing the GTHA, improved public transit is an essential component of easing travel ... read more

Metrolinx Working on Massive Georgetown Rail Corridor Expansion

Metrolinx, GO Transit, Georgetown South
June 7, 2013 4:55 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto commuting can be a real pain some days, but Metrolinx and GO Transit are working to make sure it gets better. GO's rail service is Canada's most used commuter rail service, with 185,000 ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs get a Personality and a Send-Off

Metrolinx, TTC, Lovat, CAT, Kenadian
June 5, 2013 2:12 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
With construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT targeted for completion in 2020, officials are in a hurry to get tunneling and get working on the largest transit infrastructure project in ... read more

The Crosstown LRT to Bring Rapid Transit through Mid-Toronto

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 28, 2013 3:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Across the centre of the city, Metrolinx and the TTC are bringing new rapid transit to Toronto. The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT is a 19-kilometre Light Rail Transit line stretching from ... read more

Metrolinx Releases Investment Strategy for Transit Expansion

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 27, 2013 1:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After several years of study and multiple consultations with citizens and the private sector, Metrolinx has released its Investment Strategy. To fund the Next Wave of projects in Metrolinx's Big ... read more

Zeidler-Designed Atrium Refreshes Aging Train Shed at Union Station

Union Station Revitalization Zeidler Partnership GO Toronto
April 2, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With over 250,000 commuters, including 155,000 GO passengers passing through every business day, Union Station is Canada’s busiest transportation hub. The bulk of that traffic passes through the ... read more

21 Don Roadway: First Gulf Launches Another Huge Project for Toronto

The 21 Don Roadway site in context, east of Toronto's core
November 30, 2012 9:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When you see the rendering below, you might consider the title of this artcle, announcing another huge project, to be misleading—this is a very sensible repurposing and renewal of a signficant ... read more

Bay Street Abuzz With Development Activity

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, Toronto Condos, Lifetime, Menkes, Alc
November 30, 2012 3:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
High-rise development is happening all over this city, but a few major streets seem to have captured the bulk of large scale projects going on in the downtown core. One of those streets is Bay ... read more

Metrolinx "Next Wave" of The Big Move

DRL, TTC, Metrolinx, Transit Expansion, LRT, Subway, GO, Toronto
November 30, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Now that the official signing-off for Toronto's LRT lines and PRESTO smartcards has passed, Metrolinx has moved on to other major infrastructure projects sitting in the transit pipeline. In a ... read more

Pearson AirRail Link Construction Progressing

November 28, 2012 5:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Three months ago we reported on the construction that is underway on the guideway for the new Union Pearson Air Rail Link, and the crews have been busy in the time since extending the support ... read more

Metrolinx & City of Toronto Officially Ink LRT & PRESTO Deals

Toronto LRT, Metrolinx, TTC, City of Toronto, Karen Stintz, Bob Chiarelli
November 28, 2012 2:12 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Metrolinx and the City of Toronto have finally signed off on the $8.4 billion LRT deal for the city that will see four new rapid transit lines constructed in an effort to ease congestion and ... read more

Official Launch of New TTC Streetcars

New Streetcars, Toronto Transit Commission, City of Toronto, Karen Stintz, Metro
November 15, 2012 2:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today, the Toronto Transit Commission and all three levels of government officially announced the arrival of the city's new streetcars. Surrounded by four generations of Toronto's streetcar fleet, ... read more