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GTAA, Metrolinx Working Together on Pearson Transit Plan

Toronto Pearson International Airport Transit Terminal
December 11, 2018 12:00 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Here's a pop quiz for regular UrbanToronto readers: What is Canada's second-largest employment zone? If you guessed downtown Montreal or Vancouver, you haven't been paying enough careful attention. read more

Previewing Mount Dennis LRT Station and Maintenance Facility

Exterior of maintenance and storage facility at Mount Dennis
August 30, 2018 4:10 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
October 1, 2018, and October 1, 2021. Mark both dates on your calendars, if you're an observer of Metrolinx's mammoth Crosstown Light Rail Transit project. The 2018 date—just six weeks away—is ... read more

Better Public Transit Key to the Future of 'The 905'

Transit links to employment zones in "the 905"
April 23, 2018 12:30 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
When it comes to public transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, "Not everything is about Toronto". With that bold statement last week, Signe Leisk, a partner at Cassels Brock and member ... 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

Ontario, Metrolinx Expanding Rail Yard for Regional Express Rail

Ontario, Metrolinx, Transit, GO Transit, Union Station, Regional express rail
November 24, 2016 4:56 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Ontario and Metrolinx are taking yet another step toward implementing regional express rail service along GO Transit rail corridors. 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

UrbanToronto Tours the UP Express' Pearson Airport Station

UP Express T1 Platform, Toronto by Metrolinx, MMM Group Limited
May 28, 2015 3:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier this week, UrbanToronto toured the facilities of the new Union Pearson Express service, previewing the Metrolinx airport rail link set to enter service on June 6th. We began with a ... read more

UrbanToronto Rides the Union Pearson Express

UP Express, Toronto by Metrolinx, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
May 26, 2015 1:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On June 6th, Toronto transit is set to reach a major milestone with the opening of the Union Pearson Express, connecting two of the foremost transit hubs in Canada with an airport rail link. On ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours the UP Express' New Union Station Terminal

UP Express Platform, Toronto by Metrolinx, Zeidler Partnership Architects
May 25, 2015 3:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier today, UrbanToronto toured the soon-to-be open Union Pearson Express terminal at Union Station. Situated along the SkyWalk, slightly west of Union Station's central building, the new ... read more

Union Pearson Express to Enter Service on June 6th

Union Pearson Express, UPX, Toronto, Metrolinx
April 22, 2015 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier today, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne took a pre-opening ride on the new Union Pearson Express (UP Express), where she announced an opening date for the express service ... read more

Metrolinx's Union Pearson Express Being Readied To Open

Union Pearson Express, Metrolinx, EllisDon, Toronto
March 4, 2015 11:40 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Construction on the Union Pearson Express (UPX) continues, with a completion date scheduled in the Spring of 2015. Developed by Metrolinx and built by EllisDon, the ... read more

Lend A Voice In Designing New Public Art For GO Transit

Go Transit, StreetArt, Dundas West, Bloor, Mural
December 1, 2014 11:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
UrbanToronto is embarking on a week's worth of stories on public art now under consideration or recently dedicated in the city, with one story for each day this week. The stories will cover art ... read more

Georgetown South Rail Corridor Upgrade Approaches Completion

Metrolinx, GO transit, weston, Georgetown south, UPx
November 20, 2014 7:28 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Metrolinx's $1.2 billion dollar Georgetown South rail corridor upgrade project is rapidly approaching completion, due for the spring of 2015. The project upgrades a corridor that serves 3 GO lines ... read more

Construction Progressing on Union Pearson Express Bloor Station

Union Pearson Express, UPX, Metrolinx, Toronto
November 6, 2014 2:00 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Construction on the Union Pearson Express continues as its completion date in the Spring of 2015 approaches. The train, which will connect Union Station in Downtown Toronto with Pearson ... read more

Union-Pearson Express Trains now Testing in Toronto

Union-Pearson Express, UPX, Metrolinx, Union Station, Pearson Airport
September 26, 2014 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Driving around Toronto can be quite the hassle these days, and with the city just getting busier, various infrastructure projects are working to improve the way we move around the city. The ... read more

Expansion Projects Continue in and around Union Station

Union Station Subway TTC Front Street Revitalization Construction Toronto
April 16, 2014 11:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Union Station is Canada's most important transportation hub, bringing VIA Rail, GO Transit, the TTC, and even Amtrak together at the doorstep to our city. The station serves over 200,000 ... read more

Construction Progressing on Metrolinx's Union Pearson Express

Union Pearson Express, Metrolinx, Toronto, Union Station
March 25, 2014 2:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the debate over expanding Billy Bishop Airport rages on, the nation's largest airport will soon have greatly improved connectivity thanks to Metrolinx's Union Pearson Express, a vital rail link ... 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

UP Express Terminal Updated, Scarborough LRT vs. Subway Questioned

Metrolinx, Toronto, Union-Pearson Express, Skywalk, EllisDon Corporation, UPX
July 12, 2013 4:15 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Glen Murray announced at a press conference yesterday in the Union Station Skywalk that the Union Pearson Express is on time to be built ... read more