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Calgary Sun
Man hurt in jump from moving GO trainMetrolinx is investigating after a man jumped from a moving GO train as it appr
Man hurt in jump from moving GO train
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Metrolinx is investigating after a man jumped from a moving GO train as it approached an east-end station late Sunday night. A man riding an Oshawa-bound train around 11:30 p.m. was able to open a set of doors and jump off and into an area of brush... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Man hurt after four jump from Go Transit train in TorontoA man is in hospital after he and three others jumped from a moving Go Transit
Man hurt after four jump from Go Transit train in Toronto
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A man is in hospital after he and three others jumped from a moving Go Transit train in Toronto late Sunday. Metrolinx, which operates the commuter transit line, says it happened as an Oshawa-bound train approached Danforth station around 11:30... Read more
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CBC.ca
'An incredibly stupid thing to do': 1 hurt after 4 people jump from moving GO trainothers have been arrested after jumping from a moving GO train early Monday. "
'An incredibly stupid thing to do': 1 hurt after 4 people jump from moving GO train
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
others have been arrested after jumping from a moving GO train early Monday. "It's an incredibly stupid thing to do," Metrolinx spokeswoman Anne Marie Aikins told CBC News. "They're very lucky they weren't killed." The incident happened at... Read more
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Torontoist
The Terrible John Tory-Backed Zoning Change That Undermines SmartTrackto become residential. Doing so would undermine the future of SmartTrack, which
The Terrible John Tory-Backed Zoning Change That Undermines SmartTrack
Torontoist / Posted 4 days ago
to become residential. Doing so would undermine the future of SmartTrack, which is a priority of Council’s and the Mayor. Metrolinx, as Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat pointed out, had already spent $100 million on the railyard to the south, and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Seasonal GO service 'gaining in popularity'Passenger numbers for the ongoing 2016 seasonal GO train service in Niagara hav
Seasonal GO service 'gaining in popularity'
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Passenger numbers for the ongoing 2016 seasonal GO train service in Niagara have yet to be tallied, however Metrolinx says the service has once again been "well received by customers. "The seasonal GO train service to/from Niagara is gaining in... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Seasonal GO service 'gaining in popularity'Passenger numbers for the ongoing 2016 seasonal GO train service in Niagara hav
Seasonal GO service 'gaining in popularity'
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 days ago
Passenger numbers for the ongoing 2016 seasonal GO train service in Niagara have yet to be tallied, however Metrolinx says the service has once again been "well received by customers. "The seasonal GO train service to/from Niagara is gaining in... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Seasonal GO service 'gaining in popularity'Passenger numbers for the ongoing 2016 seasonal GO train service in Niagara hav
Seasonal GO service 'gaining in popularity'
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Passenger numbers for the ongoing 2016 seasonal GO train service in Niagara have yet to be tallied, however Metrolinx says the service has once again been "well received by customers. "The seasonal GO train service to/from Niagara is gaining in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Metrolinx warns Toronto commuters of Presto card scamMetrolinx is warning the public about a scam involving the Presto fare card, wh
Metrolinx warns Toronto commuters of Presto card scam
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Metrolinx is warning the public about a scam involving the Presto fare card, which is currently being rolled out across the Toronto transit system. The regional transit agency, which administers Presto, says it has been hearing about customers... Read more
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Hamilton News
Dreschel: Council LRT critics biding their time“A $3M Planning, Design and Engineering (PDE) study was initiated in March 2010
Dreschel: Council LRT critics biding their time
Hamilton News / Posted 7 days ago
“A $3M Planning, Design and Engineering (PDE) study was initiated in March 2010, funded by Metrolinx. The study produced the preliminary design for an LRT B-Line…The PDE study was completed in October 2011 and, in January 2012, staff completed the... Read more
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Torontoist
Nope, There's Still Not Enough Money to Fund Regional Transit ProjectsNew report reveals $30-billion funding gap for projects across the GTHA. In 20
Nope, There's Still Not Enough Money to Fund Regional Transit Projects
Torontoist / Posted 8 days ago
New report reveals $30-billion funding gap for projects across the GTHA. In 2008, Metrolinx unveiled a regional transportation plan to connect the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. It would boast 1,200 kilometres of rapid transit across the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger centre. The Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx, which operates the GO Transit system, said they had been alerted about a potential threat. A manager of CitiPlaza... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 12 days ago
Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger centre. The Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx, which operates the GO Transit system, said they had been alerted about a potential threat. A manager of CitiPlaza... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?
Chatham Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger centre. The Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx, which operates the GO Transit system, said they had been alerted about a potential threat. A manager of CitiPlaza... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger
Was military centre suspected terrorist's target?
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
Driver was heading, perhaps by walking to the nearby train station, to a larger centre. The Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx, which operates the GO Transit system, said they had been alerted about a potential threat. A manager of CitiPlaza... Read more
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CTV News
Terror suspect was headed to mall located near bus, train stations: cab companyarea in a major Canadian city may have been targeted during rush hour. Toronto
Terror suspect was headed to mall located near bus, train stations: cab company
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
area in a major Canadian city may have been targeted during rush hour. Toronto transit authorities, including the TTC and Metrolinx, and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority have all said they were notified of the threat on Wednesday... Read more
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CTV News
Terror suspect was headed to mall located near bus, train stations: cab companyarea in a major Canadian city may have been targeted during rush hour. Toronto
Terror suspect was headed to mall located near bus, train stations: cab company
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
area in a major Canadian city may have been targeted during rush hour. Toronto transit authorities, including the TTC and Metrolinx, and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority have all said they were notified of the threat on Wednesday... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. authorities tipped off Canada to alleged terror threatencouraged to report suspicious activity or unattended packages to transit cont
U.S. authorities tipped off Canada to alleged terror threat
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
encouraged to report suspicious activity or unattended packages to transit control centres, Ross added. A spokesperson for Metrolinx, a regional transit agency operating in the Greater Toronto Area says the organization was also made aware of a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Suspect killed as RCMP counter alleged terror plotissued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of th
Suspect killed as RCMP counter alleged terror plot
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
issued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of threats closer to home. A spokeswoman for Metrolinx, the Ontario government agency which runs the Greater Toronto Area’s regional transit lines, says it was also... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Toronto transit agencies warned of terror threat before RCMP confronted suspectissued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of th
Toronto transit agencies warned of terror threat before RCMP confronted suspect
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
issued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of threats closer to home. A spokeswoman for Metrolinx, the Ontario government agency which runs the Greater Toronto Area's regional transit lines, says it was also... Read more
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CBC.ca
Toronto transit officials were warned of security threat tied to Strathroy incident involving ISIS sympathizerdaily passengers travelling on GO Transit trains, the TTC, Via Rail and Amtrak.
Toronto transit officials were warned of security threat tied to Strathroy incident involving ISIS sympathizer
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
daily passengers travelling on GO Transit trains, the TTC, Via Rail and Amtrak. (CBC) The RCMP warned both the TTC and Metrolinx yesterday about a "credible" security threat that was related to an incident in Strathroy, Ont., during which... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
T.O. transit warned of terror threatissued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of th
T.O. transit warned of terror threat
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
issued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of threats closer to home. A spokeswoman for Metrolinx, the Ontario government agency which runs the Greater Toronto Area's regional transit lines, says it was also... Read more
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CTV News
Toronto transit agencies warned of terror threat before suspect killedissued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of th
Toronto transit agencies warned of terror threat before suspect killed
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
issued after security incidents around the world or if the TTC is advised of threats closer to home. A spokeswoman for Metrolinx, the Ontario government agency which runs the Greater Toronto Area's regional transit lines, says it was also... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Look at lane closuresspent commuting. A disproportionate share of the cost was due to slow driving
Look at lane closures
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
spent commuting. A disproportionate share of the cost was due to slow driving on downtown Toronto streets. While the Metrolinx study's cost formula can't be directly translated to Barrie, its basic conclusion can: severely impeding mobility... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Hamilton’s LRT has limited impact on potential traffic congestion, says reporton mitigation efforts, traffic modeling, and LRT design, being accumulated over
Hamilton’s LRT has limited impact on potential traffic congestion, says report
Dundas Star News / Posted 20 days ago
on mitigation efforts, traffic modeling, and LRT design, being accumulated over the next few months. The city and Metrolinx are proponents of the Ontario Transit Project Assessment Process application for the revised LRT route from... Read more
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Hamilton News
Hamilton LRT and its spin-off should be welcomedCooper didn’t take the time to learn about LRT. Hamilton city council obtained
Hamilton LRT and its spin-off should be welcomed
Hamilton News / Posted 20 days ago
Cooper didn’t take the time to learn about LRT. Hamilton city council obtained full capital funding for the project. Metrolinx will operate it. Hamilton has obtained commitments from the province to replace the aging infrastructure under the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Toronto announces plans for new downtown park above active railwaywith the site’s owners – Canadian National Railway Co., Toronto Terminals Railw
Toronto announces plans for new downtown park above active railway
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
with the site’s owners – Canadian National Railway Co., Toronto Terminals Railway and regional transportation agency Metrolinx – have been positive. According to a release from the city, the Rail Deck Park initiative is part of the city’s... Read more
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Torontoist
The TTC Gets Brutally Honest about Mental Healthallows commuters in distress to talk directly with a trained counsellor from de
The TTC Gets Brutally Honest about Mental Health
Torontoist / Posted 21 days ago
allows commuters in distress to talk directly with a trained counsellor from designated waiting areas in subway stations. Metrolinx also launched a helpline in 2015 to assist customers with mental health struggles. Last year, the TTC saw a... Read more
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CTV News
Bombardier gets $428M order for GO Transit rail cars in Ontariorail equipment business has its global headquarters. The order is the result o
Bombardier gets $428M order for GO Transit rail cars in Ontario
CTV News / Posted 22 days ago
rail equipment business has its global headquarters. The order is the result of a conversion of purchase options held by Metrolinx, the Ontario government's regional transportation agency for the Toronto and Hamilton areas. Bombardier says the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bombardier gets $428-million order for GO Transit rail carsrail equipment business has its global headquarters. The order is the result o
Bombardier gets $428-million order for GO Transit rail cars
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
rail equipment business has its global headquarters. The order is the result of a conversion of purchase options held by Metrolinx, the Ontario government’s regional transportation agency for the Toronto and Hamilton areas. Bombardier says the... Read more
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CTV News
How transit, airlines react to abusive posts from customers on social medianumber of Twitter accounts have been banned due to inappropriate content such a
How transit, airlines react to abusive posts from customers on social media
CTV News / Posted 24 days ago
number of Twitter accounts have been banned due to inappropriate content such as solicitations (or) abusive comments." Metrolinx, the provincial agency that oversees transit systems in the greater Toronto and Hamilton area, says it trains its... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Town eyeing review of train whistlesINNISFIL - The Town of Innisfil will approach Metrolinx to determine what is ne
Town eyeing review of train whistles
Barrie Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
INNISFIL - The Town of Innisfil will approach Metrolinx to determine what is needed to eliminate train whistles at a number of public crossings, including the 10th Line, 7th Line, 5th Line/Belle Aire Beach Road, Killarney Beach Road, Shoreacres... Read more
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CBC.ca
Employers now responsible for protecting workers onlineschedule changes or reasons for service delays — occasionally customers vent th
Employers now responsible for protecting workers online
CBC.ca / Posted 25 days ago
schedule changes or reasons for service delays — occasionally customers vent their frustrations using abrasive language. Metrolinx spokeswoman Anne Marie Aikins says some level of anger is understandable when unexpected issues arise with a... Read more
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Torontoist
An All-Too-Real Fake History of Toronto Transitfoot traffic between York’s two taverns, but local officials request more time
An All-Too-Real Fake History of Toronto Transit
Torontoist / Posted 30 days ago
foot traffic between York’s two taverns, but local officials request more time to consider the plan. As of 2016 studies by Metrolinx and the City of Toronto continue. Promised public consultations on the controversial Simcoe Rapid Walking Corridor... Read more
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CBC.ca
Strangers on a train: GO riders unite to help Syrian family get to their destinationwas a staff member. "I just got a call from the head office," she said. "GO is
Strangers on a train: GO riders unite to help Syrian family get to their destination
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
was a staff member. "I just got a call from the head office," she said. "GO is sending a bus." In the end, though, Metrolinx, the agency in charge of regional transit, sent the family to London in two cabs, spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins... Read more

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