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NEWS RELEASES

Media releases are posted below but a great source of our latest news can also be found by visiting Metrolinx News, Metrolinx’s official news channel. Reporters can find story ideas, photos, updates and more on our progress to transform how the region moves. For further media inquiries, please contact the Metrolinx Media Relations team at mediarelations@metrolinx.com.

2018

2017

December 29 - Media Release - Metrolinx Issues Alert about Stolen PRESTO Cards

December 22 - Media Release - Prequalified Operators Selected for Regional Express Rail (RER)

December 21 - Media Release - Metrolinx Statement on New Bombardier Agreement

December 20 - Media Advisory - Holiday GO & UP Express Service

December 13 - Media Release - ‘Ask Metrolinx’ Town Hall Draws New Ideas, Shared Concerns

December 5 - Media Advisory - ‘Ask Metrolinx’ Town Hall an Opportunity to Engage with Senior Management

December 1 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Board of Directors to discuss transit expansion progress at quarterly board meeting

November 24 - News Release - Metrolinx Celebrates the 11th Annual Smart Commute Awards

November 8 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx 2017 Accessibility Public Meetings

October 20 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Board of Directors to discuss transit expansion progress at annual strategy meeting

October 6 - Media Release - Discount coming for GO Transit/UP Express & TTC Customers

October 5 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Hosts Roundtable Discussions on Future of Regional Mobility

September 21 - News Release - Yonge and Eglinton tunnel closure

September 11 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Board of Directors meets to discuss fare integration, draft regional transportation plan

September 8 - Letter - Response to Minister Del Duca’s letter of August 29, 2017

August 24 - News Release - Phil Verster to Join Metrolinx as CEO

July 21 - Media Release - Metrolinx launches search for Regional Express Rail operator

July 18 - Statement - Metrolinx CEO's statement on the passing of Peter Notaro

June 26 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Board of Directors meets to discuss transit expansion

May 12 - Statement - Metrolinx statement on Alstom/Bombardier

April 21 - News Release - Metrolinx helps kick off Rail Safety Week 2017

April 18 - Media Advisory - Emergency exercise to simulate GO Train vehicle collision

March 28 - Statement - Bruce McCuaig to leave Metrolinx to accept new role at Canada Infrastructure Bank

February 14 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Board of Directors meets to discuss transit expansion progress

February 7 - Statement - Response to research findings on air quality in some GO Trains

February 3 - Media Release - Metrolinx celebrates Carpool Week

2016

December 9 - Media Release - Upcoming platform changes for GO at Union Station

December 6 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx Board of Directors to discuss transit expansion progress

December 2 - Media Release - Metrolinx invites local community to new Gormley GO Station

November 25 - Media Release - Metrolinx Celebrates Smart Commute Award Winners

November 3 - Media Advisory - Residents Invited to Help Shape the Future of Transportation in their Community

October 27 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx 2016 Accessibility Public Meetings

October 26 - Media Release - Metrolinx, City of Toronto and Weston BIA Work Together to Beautify Transit Infrastructure

September 2 - Media Advisory - GO Transit Bus Service Coming to Town of Lincoln

August 23 - Media Advisory - Metrolinx hosting community event at future Mount Dennis Station

August 19 - Media Release - Metrolinx Warns PRESTO Customers Not to Buy Cards From Unauthorized Outlets

June 23 - Media Release - Metrolinx facilitates the purchase of ITS/AVL technology on behalf of six Ontario municipalities

May 26 – Media Release – Metrolinx Celebrates Bike Month

May 24 – Media Release – Metrolinx Celebrates Two Million PRESTO Customers

April 22 – Media Advisory – Notice of Special Meeting of the Metrolinx and TTC Boards along with GTHA municipal representatives on Regional Transit Priorities

April 8 – Media Release – New PRESTO-Enabled Fare Gates in Full Swing at TTC’s Main Street Station

April 7 – Media Release – Construction Continues on Viva Bus Rapid Transit Projects in York Region

April 5 – Media Release – Metrolinx Releases School Travel Trends Report

March 23 – Media Release – Metrolinx issues call for artwork concept design for Eglinton Crosstown Stations

March 7 – Media Release – Reminder: New Union Pearson Express fares take effect March 9

March 1 – Media Release – GO Transit and UP Express Prepare for Winter Storm

February 18 – Media Advisory – Special Meeting of Metrolinx Board to Review UP Express Business Strategy

February 5 – Media Advisory – Metrolinx Board Meeting to Receive Update on GO Expansion

January 12 – Media Advisory – Special Metrolinx Board Meeting on Crosstown Station Naming

2015

December 17 – Media Release – PRESTO Rollout On Track Aboard TTC Streetcars

December 16 – Media Advisory – Public Transit Announcement

December 8 – Media Release – Metrolinx named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures

November 30 – Media Advisory – Metrolinx Board meets Thursday, December 3

November 20 – Media Release – Smart Travel Employers Presented with Smart Commute Awards

October 27 – Media Advisory – GO Transit Prepares for Fall Storm

October 7 – Media Release – Metrolinx 2015 Accessibility Public Meetings

July 6 – Media Release – Metrolinx and Toronto Parking Authority partner to expand bike sharing

June 26 – Media Release – Metrolinx Receives APTA Gold Recognition

June 22 – Media Advisory – Metrolinx Board to hear progress on UP Express, Yonge Relief Network Study

June 8 – Media Release – More GO Transit Service for TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

June 3 – Media Release – Free Wi-Fi Pilot on 407 West and Waterloo/Mississauga GO Bus Routes

June 2 – Media Release – UP Express Tickets Now Available Online

May 7 – Media Release – Metrolinx Renews Commitment to Rail Safety Awareness

May 6 – Media Release – Metrolinx named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the third consecutive year

May 5 – Media Release – UP Express and VIA Rail announce a more connected network

April 29 – Statement – Metrolinx Statement on Fatality at Union Station

April 24 – Media Release – Metrolinx opens the new York GO Concourse in Union Station

April 24 – Media Release – Metrolinx Moving Forward with Plans for Caledonia GO Station

April 16 – Innovative Partnerships Put UP Express Guests First

April 15 – Eglinton Crosstown TBMs on the move April 17–20

April 7 – UP Express safety preparedness testing in April brings spring launch closer

March 25 – Media Release – Smart Commute releases 2014 Commuter Attitude Survey results

March 12 – Media Release – 86 new modern, fully accessible transit buses coming to 13 municipalities across Ontario

March 10 – Media Release – Metrolinx Expanding Barrie GO Line to Get Region Moving

March 2 – Media Release – Request for Qualifications Issued for the Port Credit Station Redevelopment

February 13 – Media Release – UP Express and CIBC Announce Innovative Strategic Partnership

February 12 – Media Release – Metrolinx Expanding Section of Stouffville GO Line to Get Region Moving

January 30 – Media Release – Free WiFi coming to 22 more GO stations
January 30 – Media Backgrounder – WiFi at GO stations

January 21 – Media Release – Metrolinx and TTC developing a plan to accelerate rollout of PRESTO

January 16 – Media Release – Metrolinx launches joint fare pilot between GO Transit and TTC

January 15 – Media Statement – January 14, 2015 GO bus accident

January 12 – Media Release – Eglinton GO Customers Getting Accessibility Upgrades

2014