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September 202012

The AFP model and what it means for Toronto transit riders

The Eglinton-Crosstown LRT is one of four new light rail lines being built in Toronto. Metrolinx is responsible for financing and building the new lines, and the TTC is responsible for operating the existing transit system. Metrolinx and TTC are working closely together to ensure that the new lines are seamlessly integrated with the subway and bus network. Read more »

September 112012

Metrolinx continues progress on delivering transit solutions in Toronto

Tunnel construction contract awarded for the Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown Light Rail Transit project

TORONTO – The Metrolinx Board has approved the award of the Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown tunnel construction contract from the west launch shaft area near Black Creek Drive to Yonge-Eglinton station, signalling another important step in the largest light rail transit expansion in the City of Toronto’s history. Read more »

July 262012

Tunnelling for The Crosstown

Metrolinx is moving ahead on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project, part of the Province's 8.4 billion dollar investment in transit expansion for Toronto. Construction will begin by digging tunnels that will be constructed by large tunnel boring machines or TBMs for short. Read more »

June 122012

Public Open House: Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility & Western Alignment Update for Keele Street to Jane Street

Metrolinx and the TTC invite you to attend an Open House to learn about a number of new developments and improvements for the project and to share your input on preliminary plans for: Read more »

May 152012

The Keelesdale Park Intergenerational Fence Project

Eglinton Hill Centre seniors (St. Clair West Services for Seniors), University of Toronto students, the Learning Enrichment Foundation, and the TTC Crosstown Community Liaison Team partnered on this photo project to brighten construction fencing in Keelesdale Park. Read more »

March 312011

Ontario And Toronto Moving Forward On Public Transit

Public Transit Investment Will Create Over 100,000 Jobs

Premier Dalton McGuinty and Mayor Rob Ford have reached a deal on a revised transit plan that will create jobs and help keep the city moving. Read more »

July 282010

Metrolinx purchases tunnel boring machines for Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project

Lovat Inc. of Toronto awarded $54 million contract

TORONTO, July 28, 2010 /CNW/ - Metrolinx continues to move forward its bold 5 in 10 Plan, a vision to improve transit in Toronto, with the $54 million contract with Lovat Inc. to purchase four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. Read more »

June 142010

Province approves Metrolinx 5 in 10 Plan

Metrolinx moves forward with $770 million purchase of Light Rail Vehicles from Bombardier, creating 4000 direct and indirect jobs, supporting public transit

TORONTO, June 14, 2010 /CNW/ - Metrolinx has received approval of its 5 in 10 Plan, which will see all of the Big 5 transit projects completed over the next 10 years. The Province's approval enables Metrolinx to sign a contract with Bombardier for the purchase of Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) for use on the new lines. Read more »