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Read these daily “on schedule” posts to find news and other information that affects your daily commute. You’ll learn about public meetings, special events and construction projects that affect transit services today.

In the news:
Victoria Day, Monday, May 22, 2017

Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “King Street pilot project will give streetcar priority”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Toronto is getting streetcar safety murals”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “10 quirky things you might not know about the TTC”, here.
  • Bloomberg post, “Ontario Snubs Bombardier on Heels of Fracas with Key Investors”, here.
  • Bulletin post, “Financial District BIA answers King St. pilot project questions”, here.
  • Bulletin post, “Metrolinx will inspect your property ahead of Jarvis, Sherbourne construction”, here.
  • BuzzBuzzNews post, “Would a 250km/hr train to Windsor east Toronto’s housing-affordability issues?”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “‘We’ve got to do it’: High-speed rail line to be a reality, premier says” (from the CTV News Kitchener website), here.
  • Canadian Press article, “Ontario to buy 61 light-rail vehicles in shot against Bombardier” (from the CTV News Toronto website), here.
  • Canadian Press article, “Deadline looms for Via to respond to order to change wheelchair policy” (from the CBC News Toronto website), here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “King St. pilot project makes transit riders top priority”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Plan to fix ‘horrible’ King Street gets mixed reviews from community”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Service resumes after damaged Scarborough RT train results in evacuation, line closure”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Someone stole a TTC bus and left it in Whitby”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “King Street pilot project will give streetcar priority”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Scarborough RT service resumes after train evacuation”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Subway workers should be allowed to wear masks amid air quality concerns: union”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “High-speed rail line between Toronto-Windsor will boost economic activity: Wynne”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Alleged TTC stink bomber charged with mischief”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Arrest made after women sexually assaulted on TTC bus”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “GTAA moves ahead with Pearson transit hub”, here.
  • Dude, Where’s My Bus Map? post, “Ontario wants to ‘Modernize’ intercity bus service… what the heck does that mean?”, here.
  • article, “Whitby man, 32, charged wiith stealing TTC bus and driving to his Durham Region”, here.
  • article, “Man assaulted woman on Durham-bound GO bus, police say”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “High-speed train between Windsor and Toronto ‘an interesting project’ for infastructure bank, Ottawa says”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Kathleen Wynne rolls out high-speed rail plan”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC union demands right for subway workers to wear masks following air quality study”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC subway track fire outside Islington station temporarily halts service on Line 2”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Pregnant Ontario woman calls for expectant mother parking spaces at GO stations”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Making the streetcar king”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Ontario high-speed rail could be on track for 2025, adviser says”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Metrolinx signs $528 million deal with Bombardier rival in ‘creative’ solution”, here.
  • Globe and Mail editorial, “The infrastructure bank’s boondoggle breeding program”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “OMB challenges to be barred within 500 metres of transit stations”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Ontario Municipal Board changes will stifle new housing: developers”, here.
  • insauga post, “Hurontario LRT team to hold telephone information sessions”, here.
  • insauga post, “Major Questions and Concerns about Dundas Connects Project”, here.
  • insauga post, “Should Mississauga Transit Enforce Routine Drug Testing for Drivers?”, here.
  • insauga post, “Metrolinx finds alternative manufacturer for Mississauga’s LRT vehicles”, here.
  • article, “Burlington council approves keeping U.S. consultant on for transit plan”, here.
  • article, “Milton’s first Master Transportation Plan in the works”, here.
  • article, “Fire destroys Milton Transit bus”, here.
  • article, “Proposed King Street pilot project would restrict car travel”, here.
  • column, “TOinTRANSIT: TIFF shutdown spells chaos for transit riders”, here.
  • column, “TOinTRANSIT: Uncertain times ahead for the TTC”, here.
  • article, ‘TO Transportation Review: TTC repairs air conditioning on old trains”, here. article, “Train bells troublesome for residents: MP Julie Dzerowicz”, here.
  • column, “THE CITY: John Tory shifts tactics in long scold of Premier Wynne”, here
  • article, “Man charged after alleged reported TTC sexual assault in North York”, here.
  • International Railway Journal post, “Metrolinx switches to Alstom for Toronto LRV order”, here.
  • Maclean’s article, “Uber wants into public transit. Cities should proceed with caution”, here.
  • Marshall’s Musings post, “A need for high-speed rail reality”, here.
  • Marshall’s Musings post, “GO Transit’s 404 error”, here.
  • Metro Toronto column, “Why is our boom town such a bust?”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Property expropriation underway for Hurontario LRT”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Mississauga supports Metrolinx deal with Bombardier competitor, Alstom”, here.
  • National Post article, “Man steals TTC bus from Toronto transit garage and drives it to his Whitby home”, here.
  • Post City Toronto commentary, “Sewell on City Hall: Tory loses way on one-stop subway”, here.
  • Railway Age post, “Metrolinx Orders 61 More Alstom Cars”, here.
  • Reuters article (from the NASDAQ website), “Toronto transit agency buys 61 cars from Alstom, spurning Bombardier”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “You know summer is just around the corner when the elusive barefoot rider comes out of hibernation”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, In late Spring, the construction worker can be seen busying himself as he prepares his den for summer”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “My Presto card broke again…”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Presto pulls through… thank you”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Police arrested a man brandishing a knife at Oakville GO Station last week”, here.
  • South Bayview Bulldog post, “Virtual Sidewalk Supers can read about Laird excavation”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Reconstruction of Dundas and Parliament Streets”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “The Reliable Unreliability of TTC Service”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Service Standards Update”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Metrolinx to Buy LRVs from Alstom”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “May Council Preview: Relief Lines, Budget Directions, Pride Motions, Cricket”, here.
  • Toronto Life post, “The Urban Diplomat: Is it okay to cycle past open streetcar doors?”, here.
  • Toronto Observer article, “Train rescuer, transit historian slams $4B one-stop Scarborough subway plan”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Drivers take a back seat in proposed King St. pilot project”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “King St. streetcar plan is a cautious first step with room to grow”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Metrolinx to buy vehicles from Bombardier competitor”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Province had no choice but to seek Bombardier substitute for Eglinton LRT: Del Duca”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Good news and bad news at Bombardier”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “How do Toronto’s light rail vehicles compare? It’s Bombardier versus Alstom”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC urges City to stop TIFF closure of King St.”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Chill out, TTC says, we’re dealing with ‘hot cars’”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Dundas and Parliament intersection closed for construction”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Kathleen Wynne is all aboard $21B high-speed-rail Toronto-London-Windsor project”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Anti-sprawl plan for the GTA and beyond gets an update”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC’s chief customer officer stepping down”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “504 to become traffic king”, here.
  • Toronto Sun editorial, “Congestion? It’s the streetcars, stupid”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Council transit vote will send message to province: Tory”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Metrolinx orders backup LRT vehicles, in case Bombardier fails to deliver”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Toronto health board seeks subway air quality study”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory’s subway to success”, here.
  • Toronto Sun commentary, “Opposition sharpens attack on ‘reverse Robin Hood’ infrastructure bank”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Toronto’s gridlock is out of control”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “King Street Pilot Gets Mixed Reactions at Second Consultation”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Ontario Advances High-Speed Rail between Toronto and Windsor”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Alstom: Metrolinx’s ‘Plan B’ for Crosstown LRT”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Ontario Issues Barrie Corridor Expansion Notice”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Metrolinx Invites Bids for New Public Artworks Throughout the GTHA”, here.
  • article, “York Region politicians gain John Tory co-operation”, here.
  • article, “Expanded service coming to Stouffville GO passengers”, here.
  • article, “Fate of future 400 series highway through Vaughan still up in the air”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

TTC vintage PCC cars on Queens Quay,
Sundays, May 21 until September 3

Starting this Sunday, May 21, and every Sunday until September 3, TTC passengers can step back in time aboard a vintage Presidents’ Conference Committee or PCC streetcar along the 509 Harbourfront route. You can board the classic burgundy-and-cream streetcar from about noon until 5 p.m. Sundays only. Rides on the PCC are free of fare.


While walking on Gould Street in the late afternoon of November 27, 2005, Alex Soloviev was lucky enough to catch TTC A15-class PCC #4549 during a training run, heading southbound on Church through the Ryerson campus. This is one of the two cars TTC staff have restored and likely one of the two you’ll see on Queens Quay this summer.

The PCC car will travel between Union Station and Fleet Loop, providing a scenic view along Queens Quay West. It stops at many tourist destinations on Toronto’s waterfront, such as the Ferry Docks, Toronto Music Garden, HTO Park, York Quay Centre, Stage in the Round, The Power Plant and many other attractions.

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George McCormick shot this view of the TTC’s second restored PCC, #4500, on Broadview Avenue south of Dundas Street East, Saturday, March 13, 2016.

Some facts about the PCC cars:

  • The Presidents’ Conference Committee was a group North American transit industry experts that developed specifications for new-era streetcars in 1930.
  • The PCC streetcar era in Toronto began in 1938 when the first PCC rolled into service along the St Clair route.
  • The TTC’s original 140-car order of PCCs (the largest order in North America in 1938) cost $3 million. By 1951, more than 550 “streamliners” were running on most routes in Toronto.
  • By 1957, after acquiring more than 200 second-hand PCCs from various United States cities, the TTC owned 744 PCC cars (745 purchased, but one scrapped in 1947), which was the biggest PCC fleet in the world. The TTC gradually retired the PCCs from service after it opened the Bloor-Danforth Subway in 1966 and started to operate its Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV) and Articulated Light Rail Vehicle (ALRV) streetcars — the fleets in service today — in the 1980s.
  • The TTC rebuilt 173 PCC cars in the early 1970s, prolonging the useful life of 25-year-old cars until the manufacturers delivered the CLRV fleet. The TTC retired its last 19 PCC cars from service in 1995.
  • Today, the TTC has two PCC cars it uses for special occasions and charters.
  • Length: 14.2 metres (46.6 feet). Height: 3.1 metres (10.1 feet). Weight: 16,964.4 kilograms (16.7 tons). Seats: 46.

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Inside view of restored PCC #4500. Photo: George McCormick.

From the Transit Toronto archives, read:

  • A history of Toronto’s Presidents’ Conference Committee (PCC) cars (1938-1995) by James Bow with John F. Bromley and Dave Imrie, here.
  • The pre-War, air-electric PCC cars (Classes A1-A5 and A10), by James Bow, here.
  • The all-electric PCC cars (Classes A-6, A-7 and A-8), by P.C. Kohler, here
  • The post-War, used PCC cars (Classes A-9 to A-14), by P.C. Kohler, here.
  • Red Rocket Renaissance: The A-15 class PCC cars, by P.C. Kohler, here.
  • The Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (the CLRVs), by James Bow, here.
  • The Articulated Light Rail Vehicles (the ALRVs), by James Bow, here.

Bay Street filming: TTC detour, May 21

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Bay Street between King and Wellington Streets West

Sunday morning to accommodate a film shoot.

The TTC is detouring buses operating along this route, while the street is closed:

  • 6 Bay.


Eaton Centre pedestrian bridge removal:
TTC detours, May 19, 20, 21, 22

Starting 11 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 19, the City of Toronto is closing:

  • Queen Street West between Bay and Yonge Street

to accommodate contractors who are removing the pedestrian bridge linking CF Eaton Centre with the Hudson’s Bay Company Queen Street store.

The TTC is detouring buses operating along these routes, while the street is closed:

  • 301 Queen overnight;
  • 501L Queen / Long Branch; and
  • 501P Queen / Park Lawn.

Construction to remove the pedestrian bridge and the TTC detours continue until 5 a.m. **Victoria Day, Monday, May 22.


Weekend events affect transit services,
May 20, 21, 22

Update — Saturday, May 20, 9:04 p.m.: Due to inclement weather, the City of Hamilton is rescheduling its fireworks event from Sunday, May 21 to Victoria Day, Monday, May 22.

Things are booming throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe area as Canadians celebrate Victoria Day and the first long holiday weekend of the spring and summer with fireworks displays and other special events.

Events take place in Barrie, the Dundas area of Hamilton, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton and Toronto affect transit services this weekend.

King Street transit priority corridor:
Staff present "preferred" option to pilot

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TTC streetcars operating along King Streets East and West between River and Dufferin Streets serve the busiest surface transit corridor in Toronto. They carry as many as 65,000 passengers every Monday to Friday.

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Despite the large number of riders on King streetcars, service is often slow and erratic. Streetcars share the street with other traffic and left-turning vehicles often delay the cars. In many cases at many times of the day, pedestrians can walk faster than the streetcars can travel the same distance.

King Street is also an important east-west traffic artery in downtown Toronto, connecting many neighbourhoods with the largest concentration of jobs in the city, region, and country. The King Street corridor will continue to grow significantly in population and employment in the coming decades, leading to further demand on these already heavily congested transit routes.

Moreover, even though most people travel by transit on King Street and very few by car, the design allocates the most space to motorists.

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Over the past few years, the TTC has made operational changes to improve streetcar service, including: allowing all-door loading (to become more effective with the new low-floor streetcars); adding supplemental buses; extending turning and on-street parking restrictions; optimizing transit stop locations and route running times; adding route supervisors; and improving night service.

But, staff acknowledge that operational changes can only achieve so much — King Street needs “something bigger” to truly unlock the potential of the corridor.

Since July, 2016, TTC, City of Toronto and Toronto Parking Authority staff have been reviewing options for improving King Street, and transit service in particular.

They’ve studied the street between Dufferin and River Streets to come up with ways to speed up transit service.

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They also hope to improve the overall design of the street, while continuing to support businesses on King. King pilot study goals.jpg

Streetcar speeds are erratic in this area and service reliability is unpredictable especially during the busiest time of the week, Mondays to Fridays before about 7 p.m.

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Tonight, Thursday, May 18, City, TTC and Parking Authority staff presented the option they prefer to develop on King Street as a pilot project this fall. (In February, they offered three possibilities for the pilot. The feedback they received during that event helped them narrow the choice to just one.)

Pilot projects are an efficient and cost-effective way for cities to quickly test out new ideas to learn important lessons about what works and what doesn’t. Staff can monitor and collect data to measure how the pilot meets overall objectives and adjust the plan before before the City invests in permanent infrastructure. Pilot projects also offer an opportunity to discuss outcomes and new ideas with stakeholders and the public.

Staff propose implementing the pilot project between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets. Under this plan, only streetcar passengers, cyclists and pedestrians could travel through the entire length of this section of the corridor. Motorists would share the streetcar tracks, but could only drive for one block before they would have to turn right onto a side street.

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Streetcar stops would be farside (meaning beyond intersections), instead of nearside. The City and TTC would paint murals on the street so that everyone could readily identify where transit passengers would be boarding and exiting from the cars. A “bump-out” from the sidewalk would physically separate the transit-stop area from all other traffic.

A bicycle lane would run between the sidewalk and the streetcar tracks. In some locations, street amenities such as seating, planters, patios, bike parking would expand the sidewalk closer to the bicycle lane. Each block would also contain an area for loading and unloading trucks.

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The City would prohibit on-street parking on this section of King. According to staff, the 180 parking spaces currently on King represent less than three per cent of the total 7,800 spaces within a five-minute walk of the street.

This summer, staff will present the proposal first to the Toronto Transit Commission and then to City Council to consider and, hopefully, approve, so that they can implement the pilot this fall.

No subway service, May 20 and 22:
Sheppard West to St George


The TTC is closing its Line 1 (Yonge - University) subway between Sheppard West 7and St George stations this Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.

Line 1 subway trains operate only between Finch and St George stations this weekend.

While this part of the line is closed, TTC crews continue their ongoing work to test and install the new automatic train control system. According to a TTC news release, “When installation is complete in 2019, ATC will result in a more modern and reliable signal system that will allow for a 25 per cent increase in the number of trains operating on Line 1.”

The TTC is operating shuttle buses to partially replace subway service — but only between Sheppard West and Lawrence West stations. Three construction projects delayed shuttle buses when the TTC operated them south of Lawrence West station during last year’s closures.

This TTC video provides more information about ATC and explains the alternate service plan that the TTC is using to move passengers during this closure.

Instead, the TTC is encouraging passengers to ride connecting east-west buses and streetcars to stations on the Yonge arm of Line 1 or north-south buses to Line 2 (Bloor - Danforth) stations. It will double regular service along nine bus and streetcar routes Saturday and Sunday:

  • 7 Bathurst;
  • 14 Glencairn;
  • 26 Dupont;
  • 32 Eglinton West;
  • 52 Lawrence West;
  • 84 Sheppard West;
  • 96 Wilson;
  • 109 Ranee;
  • 127 Davenport;
  • 196 York University rocket; and
  • 512 St Clair.

To improve bus service, the City of Toronto is temporarily banning parking on

  • Lawrence Avenue West between Lawrence West and Lawrence stations; and
  • Bathurst Street between Barton Avenue and Bloor Street West.

Wheel-Trans buses operate to and from Sheppard West, Lawrence West and St George stations, if you use a wheelchair or mobility device or otherwise need accessible service. Ask TTC staff at these stations for Wheel-Trans.

Dupont and Glencairn stations are closed Saturday and Sunday. All other stations are open so you can buy tokens, tickets, passes and other fare media and connect with buses and streetcars.

This weekend, crews are testing the new ATC system between Downsview and Spadina stations. The TTC also expects to have finished all ATC work on Line 1 north of Dupont Station by the end of 2017.

This is the fifth of 14 weekend closures affecting this part of Line 1 this year, mostly resulting from TTC crews installing and testing ATC. The TTC previously closed the line between Sheppard West (formerly Downsview) and St George:

Upcoming weekend closures for this part of the line:

  • Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 - Sheppard West to St George - ATC;
  • Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 - Sheppard West to St George - ATC;
  • Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 - Sheppard West to St George - ATC;
  • Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13 - Sheppard West to St George - ATC;
  • Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10 - Sheppard West to Lawrence West - track and switch work;
  • Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 - Sheppard West to St George - ATC;
  • Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22 - Sheppard West to Wilson - ATC;
  • Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5 - Sheppard West to St George - ATC; and
  • Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 - Sheppard West to Wilson - ATC.

Learn how to get around during the closure if you’re traveling to or from Yorkdale.

GO decreasing Lakeshore East train service,
this weekend, May 19, 20, 21, 22

GO Transit is decreasing the frequency of service along the 09 Lakeshore East line this weekend from the evening of Friday, May 19 until Victoria Day, Monday, May 22 during construction at Guildwood GO Station.

Trains operate along the line every hour, instead of every 30 minutes.

Friday, May 19:

Westbound trains operate hourly, starting with the train that leaves Oshawa GO Station at 7:38 p.m. GO is cancelling the trains that usually leave Oshawa at 8:08, 9:08 and 10:08 p.m.

Eastbound trains operate hourly, starting with the train that leaves Union Station at 7:17 p.m. GO is cancelling the trains that usually leave Union at 7:48, 8:43, 9:43, 10:43 and 11:43 p.m.

Saturday, May 20 until Victoria Day, Monday, May 22:

West- and eastbound trains operate hourly all day.

Eastbound trains leave Union only at 13 minutes past each hour. GO is cancelling all trains that usually leave Union at 43 minutes past each hour.

Westbound trains leave Oshawa only at 41 minutes past each hour. GO is cancelling all trains that usually leave Oshawa at 11 minutes past each hour.

You may experience as much as 10 minutes more travel time on the Lakeshore East line, as crews are working on two tracks at Guildwood this weekend.

GO trains return to Niagara Falls this weekend,
May 19, 20, 21, 22

GO Transit is again offering seasonal GO train service between Niagara Falls and Toronto.

This year, the service is available during the Victoria Day long weekend, Friday, May 19 until Victoria Day, Monday, May 22, then Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from Friday, June 23 until Labour Day, Monday, September 4. The trains roll again during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, from Friday, October 6 until Monday, October 9

Trains serving the 12 Niagara Falls line operate Friday evenings and several times each Saturday, Sunday and holiday, dropping off and picking up passengers at Union Station, Exhibition, Port Credit, Oakville and Burlington GO stations and St. Catharines and Niagara Falls VIA Rail stations.

GO has not yet finalized its schedule for the summer service, but it has published its schedule for the Victoria Day long weekend, here.

GO is also again operating express buses carrying passengers between St. Catharines VIA Rail Station and downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake along the 11 Niagara-on-the Lake / St. Catharines route.

The travel time between Union Station and Niagara Falls is about two hours, passing through many cities and towns and across the Welland Canal.

Although GO says it will make “every effort… to get you there on time”, you may experience delays because GO, freight and VIA trains share a single track through this corridor. Since a lift bridge carries the tracks across the canal, ships passing through the canal may also delay the trains.

GO is equipping all trains operating along the line Saturdays, Sundays and holidays with two special bicycle coaches. (The coaches are not available Friday evenings.) The bike coaches can hold 18 bikes on the lower level. All regular coaches can also hold two bikes.

GO upgrading ticket-vending machines
with PRESTO functions

Starting Wednesday, May 17, GO Transit is upgrading all of its ticket-vending machines so you can instantly load value onto your PRESTO farecard, check your PRESTO account information and, at some locations, buy a PRESTO card.

GO already upgraded some of the machines earlier this year at Ajax GO Station, Oakville GO Station, Square One Bus Terminal, Toronto Pearson Airport, Union Station’s York Concourse and Union Station Bus Terminal so its could test them before expanding to all our ticket machines.

GO is improving the remaining ticket vending machines throughout 2017. If GO is upgrading a machine at your station, expect it to be out of service for less than one business day. GO is upgrading one machine at a time to be sure that you have other options for buying fares at your station.

Although any machines at busier sites now sell PRESTO cards, GO station attendants and UP Express guest services representatives continue to sell PRESTO cards at all stations.