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Memo: John Manconi, General Manager of Transportation Services - Retiring on September 30th

Please find attached a memo regarding John Manconi, General Manager of Transportation Services, who will be retiring on September 30.Source…

Memo: O-Train Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Memo to Council (Q1 2021)

The following memorandum outlines the milestones achieved on the O-Train Stage 1 Confederation Line, Stage 2 Confederation Line and Trillium…

Stage 2 LRT - West Extension - ​Kitchissippi Ward - Information Session - April 29, 2021

Kitchissippi Ward Councillor Jeff Leiper, along with members of the Stage 2 LRT team, held a virtual information session, to…

Stage 2 LRT - West Extension - Bay Ward - Information Session - April 27, 2021

Bay Ward Councillor Theresa Kavanagh, along with members of the Stage 2 LRT team, held a virtual information session, to…

Transit Commission Meeting - April 21, 2021

The Transit Commission received an update on Confederation Line and Bus Service.Source : City of Ottawa----------Rectification plan:Work-related to switch heaters,…

Stage 2 LRT - East Extension - Information Session - April 15, 2021

East-end Councillors, along with members of the Stage 2 LRT team, held a virtual information session, to discuss the Eastern…

Transit-Oriented Development in Ottawa - Video Discussion with Alain Miguelez, Manager of Policy Planning at the City of Ottawa - April 2021

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is a form of urban development, which maximizes the number of residential, business, commercial, and leisure spaces…

VIA Rail announces resumption of the Toronto-Winnipeg portion of the Canadian

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announces that it will be providing additional essential intercity transportation options by resuming the Toronto…

TTC to close portion of Line 1 for 10 days to accelerate system improvements

Based on the success of two previous 10-day closures, the TTC is once again taking advantage of reduced ridership to…

East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

The train maintenance and storage facility, a critical component of the Ontario Line, will be built on a 175,000-square metre…

STM presents its 2020 Annual Report a year filled with challenges

Following the adoption of the document by the Board of Directors, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is marking…

O-Train Improvements and Enhancements - Interview with Pat Scrimgeour, Director of Transit Customer Systems and Planning - March 2021

Ottawa's O-Train system continues to move forward with improvements and enhancements to better serve and support customers and passengers. In this…

TransLink completes modernization of 1980s-era SkyTrain technology

TransLink has replaced aging speakers and signs on the SkyTrain system by installing 280 new customer information screens and over…

Environmental assessment for the Ontario Line – A thorough review

This image shows how landscaping could be used to enhance space near the existing rail tracks, next to Jimmie Simpson…

Updated plans for Toronto’s Yonge North Subway Extension released

The latest analysis from Metrolinx reveals how the project will serve the heart of major growth centres and significantly cut…

West-End Gatineau Tram - Interview with Myriam Nadeau, President of the STO - March 2021

The City of Gatineau is moving forward with opportunity studies to determine the need, technology, route options to better serve…

Transit Commission meeting - March 17, 2021

The Transit Commission received an update on O-Train Line 1 and Bus Service. The following are some of the points…

Point and Call – Metrolinx introduces the practice of Shisa Kanko to GO Transit trains

Passengers traveling, or soon returning to more regular GO Transit trips might notice something a little out of the ordinary…

Project Spotlight: New Signaling Technology Installed on Ottawa’s O-Train South Extension

As part of the O-Train South Extension Project, Siemens Mobility is preparing to install new signaling technology on Lines 2…

O-Train - Stage 2 LRT Quarterly Update - FEDCO - March 2, 2021

The City's Finance and Economic Development Committee today received an update on the Stage 2 LRT construction progress as part…

Memo: O-Train Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Memo to Council (Q4 2020)

The following memorandum outlines the milestones achieved on the O-Train Stage 1 Confederation Line and Stage 2 Confederation Line and…

All Montréal métro stations to be equipped with defibrillators

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) will begin installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all its métro stations this…

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…