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Next Steps for SmartTrack, Eglinton West LRT Projects

Map of the future St. Clair SmartTrack station
November 23, 2017 5:42 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Next week, the City of Toronto's Executive Committee will consider a City staff report recommending the next steps for two linked projects; SmartTrack, and the westward extension of the ... read more

Ontario Advances High-Speed Rail Between Toronto and Windsor

May 19, 2017 1:42 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
High-speed trains could be barrelling between Toronto and Southwestern Ontario within the next 10 years, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today in London and Kitchener. Ontario's Deputy Premier ... read more

GTAA Unveils Vision For Multi-Modal Transit Hub at Pearson

GTAA, Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Union Pearson Express, Finch West LRT,
February 7, 2017 5:27 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
It's only a fantasy for now, but one day—maybe, not so long from now—passengers arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport will have multiple transit options to reach destinations in ... read more

Transit Hub Signals Bold Reinvention of Toronto's Pearson Airport

Pearson Transit Hub, Mississauga, by GTAA
February 7, 2017 5:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Dramatic changes could be coming to Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Informally dubbed 'Union Station West,' a proposed Pearson transit hub is being touted as a transformative upgrade to ... read more

Pearson: Turning Toronto's Airport into a Global Mega-Hub

Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Mississauga, GTAA
December 12, 2016 5:30 pm | by Larry Leung | Comments
Since 1974, air traffic through Toronto's Pearson International Airport has roughly doubled every twenty years. From the 10.5 million passengers recorded 42 years ago, to to over 41 million ... read more

Toronto to Share Costs for SmartTrack, Other Transit Projects

Metrolinx, Toronto, SmartTrack, GO Transit, Regional express rail, Crosstown LRT
November 9, 2016 2:02 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
This week, Toronto Mayor John Tory's signature SmartTrack transit plan started heading down the line from drawing board to reality. Although the plan is now less "smart" than when Tory originally ... read more

Pearson Airport Enhances Passenger Experience in Terminal 3

Toronto Pearson International Airport, GTAA
September 6, 2016 2:12 pm | by Larry Leung | Comments
Fuelled by increased passenger volumes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) continues to report strong growth. With a record 20.8 million ... read more

TTC Considers Finch West and Crosstown LRT Link at Pearson

finch eglinton lrt map
March 30, 2016 3:30 pm | by David Brake | Comments
As City of Toronto and Metrolinx planners consider the latest round of public feedback to their 15 year master plan for new rapid transit in Toronto and the GTHA, their plans for new ... read more

Making the Case for a Multi-Modal Hub at Pearson Airport

March 1, 2016 12:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With a working population of nearly half a million, Toronto's burgeoning Downtown is the premier economic region in Canada, with the greatest output of prosperity generated in the heart of the ... read more

Metrolinx and Hydro One Announce EA for Union Pearson Express

December 5, 2013 3:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
A major component of Metrolinx’s The Big Move transit infrastructure project is the Union Pearson Express (UP Express). The UP Express will run between Union Station in Toronto and terminate at ... read more

Metrolinx's UP Express Pearson Station now 75% complete

The UP Express station out front of Terminal 1, Pearson Airport, Toronto
September 26, 2013 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Metrolinx's construction team has been at work for six months now on the Toronto Pearson International Airport Station for the Union Pearson Express at Terminal 1. The station, sitting between the ... read more

Update on the Union Pearson Express: Electrification by 2017?

Union Pearson Express, Highway 427, Woodbine Racetrack, Toronto
April 3, 2013 11:25 am | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
The construction of the Union Pearson Express continues, with construction of the airport connection underway as of mid-March. The station at Terminal One will interface directly with the ... read more

Pearson AirRail Link Construction Progressing

November 28, 2012 4:05 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

Topping Off August 2012: What's Hot On UrbanToronto

Bay Street south of Front looking north, 1929 Toronto
September 4, 2012 3:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In the real estate and development industry, August tends to pass by at a crawl. Construction slows down amidst the city's scorching temperatures, and those lucky enough head off to a lakeside ... read more

Pearson AirRail Link Construction Underway

Construction of columns proceeds for the new Pearson-Union AirRail Link
August 27, 2012 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Metrolinx plans to have it open in 2015: a new dedicated train, the AirRail Link, which will connect Canada's busiest air transportation hub to Canada's busiest transportation hub of any kind. ... read more