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May 232013

Join us at the Upper Village BIA Springfest!

Upper Village SpringfestWant to learn more about The Crosstown?

Interested in how the project will impact you?

Join us at the Upper Village BIA Springfest on Saturday May 25th taking place on Eglinton Avenue at Glen Cedar Road. Our community liaison staff will be on hand between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to answer questions about the upcoming Toronto Transit projects. Read more »

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May 152013

Light rail vehicle mock up is now at Gage Park in Brampton!

The light rail vehicle mock up tour is on the move and is making a stop at Gage Park in Brampton from Wednesday, May 15th to Wednesday, May 22nd. Manufactured by Bombardier, the vehicle will be used in the four new light rail transit (LRT) lines that Metrolinx is building across Toronto.

The LRV mock-up represents a portion of the actual vehicle. Visitors will get a chance to check out this fast, reliable and comfortable vehicle, learn more about upcoming transit projects in Ontario. Read more »

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May 142013

Crosstown Community Liaisons participate in Jane's Walk

On Saturday May 4th, Crosstown Community Liaison staff participated in a Jane's Walk in Mount Dennis. Eighty people from across the city came took part in a tour of the upcoming infrastructure changes to the neighbourhood led by the Mount Dennis Community Association and the Mount Dennis Weston Network. Read more »

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May 102013

Light rail vehicle mock up makes a stop at Mississauga Celebration Square!

The light rail vehicle mock up tour is on the move and is making a stop at Mississauga Celebration Square from Friday, May 10th to Tuesday, May 14th. Manufactured by Bombardier, the vehicle will be used in the four new light rail transit (LRT) lines that Metrolinx is building across Toronto.

The LRV mock-up represents a portion of the actual vehicle. Visitors will get a chance to check out this fast, reliable and comfortable vehicle, learn more about upcoming transit projects in Ontario. Read more »

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April 112013

Light rail vehicle mock up at the Green Living Show

We’re kicking off our light rail transit vehicle mock-up 2013 tour at the Green Living Show this weekend (Friday, April 12th to Sunday, April 14th). Manufactured by Bombardier, the vehicle will be used in the four new light rail transit (LRT) lines that Metrolinx is building across Toronto. Read more »

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November 282012

Moving Transit Forward in Toronto

TORONTO, November 28, 2012 - Metrolinx has signed agreements with the TTC and the City of Toronto to improve public transit and ease congestion in Toronto.

Under one agreement, the TTC will implement PRESTO fare card technology in all subway stations, buses and streetcars by 2016. This will allow commuters to travel seamlessly and more conveniently within the TTC and across eight municipal transit systems equipped with PRESTO in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Read more »

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November 232012

Designing the Future of Eglinton – Event with Antoine Grumbach

The City of Toronto Planning Division is hosting internationally-renowned architect and urban designer Antoine Grumbach as part of the Eglinton Planning Study. Grumbach will be giving a public lecture to help Toronto understand how Eglinton can redevelop and reinvent itself for the 21st Century with the LRT. The event will be held on November 28, 2012 at North Toronto Collegiate Institute. Click here to learn more.

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November 142012

Vote for your favourite names in the Tunnel Boring Machines Naming Contest!

We received nearly 500 entries for the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) Naming Contest! Thank you to everyone for their entries. Our selection committee has nominated six finalists and it’s time to vote for the winner. Visit our contest page to vote. Voting is open until November 21, 2012. The two entries with the most votes will win! Read more »

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October 262012

Enter the Tunnel Boring Machines Naming Contest!

Submit an entry for the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) Naming Contest for a chance to put your personal stamp on one of the biggest transit expansion projects in Toronto’s history.

By the end of 2012, four 10.5-metre, 500-tonne TBMs will be delivered in Toronto. These TBMs will dig the tunnel underneath Eglinton Avenue for The Crosstown Light Rail Transit line. Four machines with such an important job deserve proper names, and we need your help naming them. Visit our contest page to enter.

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October 052012

The Crosstown to be owned and maintained by Metrolinx, operated by the TTC

Ontario Minister of Transportation Bob Chiarelli and TTC Chair Karen Stintz announced yesterday that Metrolinx and TTC have decided how The Crosstown and the other three new light rail lines will be built and operated.

Metrolinx and the TTC share a vision for the future of transit – and are working together on a path forward that benefits everyone: Read more »

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