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Transit Commission meeting - February 17, 2021

Today, the Transit Commission received a service update on the O-Train Line 1: Confederation Line, in addition to OC Transpo…

OC Transpo offers new touchless way to pay your fare

OC Transpo is launching a customer trial this afternoon for a new touchless way to pay fares using credit cards…

Backgrounder: A Plan to Permanently Fund Public Transit and Support Economic Recovery

Historic investments made since 2015Since 2015, the Government of Canada has invested more than $13 billion for public transit projects…

New public transit investments to build strong communities, fight climate change, and create new jobs across Canada

Investing in public transit infrastructure shortens commute times for families, creates good middle class jobs, grows our economy, and cuts…

Ontario Urges Federal Government to Fund Updated Hamilton LRT Plan

Following extensive consultation with local partners, Ontario is seeking a financial commitment from the federal government to fund an updated…

TTC Board to discuss options for continued service along Scarborough Rapid Transit corridor

Photo Credit : Nicholas Polischouk Next Wed., Feb. 10, the TTC Board will discuss the future of Line 3, the…

A transformational step for Alstom: completion of the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation

Alstom announces today the completion of the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. Leveraging on its clear Alstom in Motion strategy and…

Blue line extension – Naming committee begins work

In its role as project manager and principal contractor of the Blue line extension, the Société de transport de Montréal…

Réseau express métropolitain: Work begins on the North Shore and in Pierrefonds-Roxboro in January 2021

The Réseau express métropolitain (REM) is embarking on a new phase of construction. It will begin work on the North…

Portion of TTC Line 1 to close early Mon.-Thurs.

Mon., Jan. 11 through Thurs., Jan. 14, subway service on the portion of Line 1 between Finch and Eglinton stations…

New lockdown measures – STM update

With the announcement of the new lockdown measures that will be in effect beginning January 9 for a minimum of…

2021 Toronto streetcar infrastructure upgrades

Starting in early 2021, streetcar service will be adjusted to prepare for a busy construction season across the city. These…

New station walkthrough video brings Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT to life

The grip of winter is starting to take hold, but transit progress doesn't slow down. Construction crews continue to plow…

Bombardier awarded 30-year services contract for Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit project

Global mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with Mosaic Transit Partners Maintenance GP…

TransLink prepared for winter snowfall

With this season's first snowfall now occurring in Metro Vancouver, TransLink is releasing details of various initiatives which will be…

TransLink overhauls aging fleet with largest ever SkyTrain order

TransLink today announces that Bombardier Transportation has been chosen to manufacture the largest ever order of SkyTrain cars for the…

Transit Commission - Confederation Line Update - December 16, 2020

The Transit Commission received an operational update on O-Train Line 1 service today.Line 1 performance in November was 99 per…

The east end of Montréal will have its own Réseau express métropolitain

This morning, two years after the signature of the declaration to revitalize the east end of Montréal, the Caisse de…

City highlights progress on Stage 2 South extension

Mayor Jim Watson joined Chandra Arya, MP for Nepean, on behalf of The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and…

Siemens Mobility to provide Signaling and Train Control Systems for Ottawa’s Trillium Line South Extension

Siemens Mobility has been selected by TransitNEXT, a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC Lavalin, to provide the Signaling and Train…

Stage 2 LRT - Service Patterns for O-Train Lines 1 & 3

As a follow up to the interview with Pat Scrimgeour, Director, Transit Customer Systems and Planning this past March, in…

VIA Rail's procurement process to modernize maintenance centres in Montreal and Toronto moves to second phase

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is delighted to announce that it launched on November 30th, the second phase of its…

City does some re-configuring to make way for Stage 2 East extension

Mayor Jim Watson joined Marie-France Lalonde, the Member of Parliament for Orléans, representing the Government of Canada, and Jeremy Roberts,…

Montreal’s metro now fully connected to the mobile network

The Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) and its partners—TELUS (as project integrator), Bell, Rogers and Vidéotron—are proud to announce…

Alstom's hydrogen train successfully completes three months of testing in Austria

Alstom's Coradia iLint, the world's first hydrogen fuel cell train, has just completed three months of successful test operation on…

Bombardier and Alstom Confirm Receipt of All Necessary Regulatory Approvals to Complete Bombardier Transportation Sale to Alstom

Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Alstom announced today that all necessary regulatory approvals required to complete the sale of Bombardier Transportation…

STM introduces occupancy levels for métro network customers

In another move designed to facilitate its customers' trips during the pandemic, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is…

O-Train Stage 2 : 4 Lines, 41 Stations, Finalized Names

The new lines.  We have finished selecting the names for Stage 2's 24 new O-Train stations. Let's take a look…

Council approves design for Barrhaven LRT

Light rail transit will extend to Barrhaven if upper levels of government invest in the $3-billion project. City Council today…

Côte-Vertu garage project: STM terminates contract with EDT GCV Civil s.e.p.

Further to the notice of default issued on November 13, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is terminating its…

Transit Commission - Confederation Line Update - November 18, 2020

The Transit Commission received an update on the Confederation Line service.----Transit Commission approves OC Transpo's 2021 Draft Budget The Transit…

The first REM car unveiled in Montreal

The Alstom-led consortium, Groupe des partenaires pour la mobilité des Montréalais (Groupe PMM), participated in the Réseau express métropolitain (REM)…