Further Learning

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census-highlights/fact-sheet-14-commuting-work

“2020 Electrification Addendum Study Area Nov 2020.” Map. Metrolinx Engage. Accessed April 20, 2022.

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“Accessibility Barriers Experienced When Interacting with Federal Sector Organizations Among Persons with Disabilities, Difficulties or Long-

Term Health Conditions.” Statistics Canada. October 27, 2021. https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1310081901.  

 

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, S.O. 2005, c. 11 (2014). https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/05a11

 

Anderson, Ross. “Survey Finds Work No Longer Primary Reason Riders Will Use GO Transit and UP Express as They Return to Transit.”

Metrolinx News. July 6, 2021. https://blog.metrolinx.com/2021/07/06/survey-finds-work-no-longer-primary-reason-riders-will-use-go-transit-and-up-express-as-they-return-to-transit/

 

Andreae, Christopher, and Geoffrey J. Matthews. Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada. Erin, Ontario: Boston

Mills Press, 1997.  

 

Andrew-Gee, Eric. “‘The Railways Got Very Wealthy on Our Land’: How Rail’s Colonial Past Made It a Target for Blockades.” The Globe and

Mail. March 3, 2020. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-the-railways-got-very-wealthy-on-our-land-how-rails-colonial-past/

 

“Appendix D-3: Aboriginal Consultation Record.” Environmental Project Report Addendum. Hamilton, Ontario: City of Hamilton, July 10, 2017.

https://www.hamilton.ca/sites/default/files/media/browser/2017-05-26/hamilton-lrt-environmental-pr-appendix-d-3-aboriginal-consultation-record.pdf

 

“Backgrounder - Human Rights and Public Transit.” Ontario Human Rights Commission. Accessed April 18, 2022.

https://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/backgrounder-human-rights-and-public-transit.  

 

“Barrie GO Expansion.” Metrolinx, 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/barrie-go-expansion.aspx.  

 

“Bowmanville Expansion.” Metrolinx, 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/bowmanville-expansion.aspx.  

 

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regulations/canada-transportation-act-1996-c-10.  

 

Collenette, David. Special Advisor for High Speed Rail: Final Report. Toronto: Ministry of Transportation, 2016.  

 

Daschuk, James W. La destruction des Indiens des Plaines: maladies, famines organisées et disparition du mode de vie autochtone. Québec

(Québec): Presses de l’Université Laval, 2015. 

 

Doucet, Brian, and Sean Marshall. “Current Affairs, Documentaries and Education.” TVO. December 21, 2021. https://www.tvo.org/article/end-

of-the-line-why-ontario-will-regret-ripping-up-this-rail-corridor.  

 

Draaisma, Muriel. “Metrolinx Cuts Down Trees in ‘Ecologically Significant’ Ravine Despite Local, City Council Outcry.” CBC. February 8, 2022.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/metrolinx-smalls-creek-ravine-trees-construction-work-1.6343164

 

“Electrification.” Metrolinx. 2020. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/electrification/electric.aspx.   

 

“Fleet Replacement Program.” VIA Rail Canada Inc. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://corpo.viarail.ca/en/projects-infrastructure/train-fleet/fleet-

replacement-program.  

 

“French President Unveils New High-Speed Train.” VOA News. September 17, 2021. https://www.voanews.com/a/french-president-unveils-new-

high-speed-train/6233125.html.  

 

“Go Expansion.” Metrolinx. 2020. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/go-expansion.aspx.   

 

“GO Transit to Launch Service to London, Ontario.” Trains.com, September 16, 2021. https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/go-

transit-to-launch-service-to-london-ontario/.  

 

Hanrahan, Laura. “This Is Where the New High Frequency Rail Will Stop in Ontario.” Daily Hive, Urbanized. July 6, 2021.

https://dailyhive.com/toronto/toronto-quebec-high-frequency-rail-ontario-stops.  

 

“Heritage Program: Modernizing Our Current Fleet.” Via Rail Canada Inc. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://corpo.viarail.ca/en/projects-

infrastructure/train-fleet/heritage-program.  

 

Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act, Statutes of Canada (R.S.C., 1985, c. 52 (4th Supp.) Last amended on February 24, 2005.

https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/H-3.5/page-1.html

 

“HFR Toronto-Quebec City Corridor.” July 15, 2021. Map. Transport Action Canada. https://www.transportaction.ca/national-news/federal-

government-moving-forward-on-high-frequency-rail/.  

 

“High Frequency Rail.” tfg-hfr. April 14, 2022. https://tgf-hfr.ca/.  

 

“History and Culture: Basic Criteria and Designation Process for Railway Stations.” Canada and Parks Canada Agency. February 22, 2017.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/culture/clmhc-hsmbc/pat-her/cri.  

 

“History and Culture: The Directory of Designated Heritage Railway Stations.” Parks Canada Agency, Government of Canada. March 15, 2022.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/culture/clmhc-hsmbc/pat-her/gar-sta/on.  

 

“History and Culture: The Heritage Railway Stations Program.” Parks Canada Agency, Government of Canada. June 8, 2017.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/culture/clmhc-hsmbc/pat-her

 

Hossain, Sanjana, Md. Sami Hasnine, and Khandker Nurul Habib.A Latent Class Joint Mode and Departure Time Choice Model for the

Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.” Transportation (Dordrecht) 48 (2020): 1217–39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-020-10092-1

 

“Indigenous Relations at Metrolinx.” Metrolinx Engage. November 18, 2020.

https://www.metrolinxengage.com/sites/default/files/indigenous_relations_at_metrolinx_-_ic_slide.pdf

 

Irvine, Sean. “The GO Train Has Left the Station, but Few Actually 'Go'.” CTV News. October 18, 2021. https://london.ctvnews.ca/the-go-train-

has-left-the-station-but-few-actually-go-1.5627091.  

 

Katz‐Rosene, Ryan M. “A Not‐So‐Green Choice? The High Carbon Footprint of Long‐Distance Passenger Rail Travel in Canada.” The

Canadian Geographer 65, no. 2 (2021): 141–51. https://doi.org/10.1111/cag.12649

 

“Keewatin Railway Company,” 2022. Accessed April 20, 2022. https://www.krcrail.ca/.  

 

“Kitchener Expansion.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/kitchener-go-expansion.aspx.  

 

“Lakeshore West Go Expansion.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/lakeshorewest-go-expansion.aspx.  

 

Landau, Jack. “Grand Central Mimico Bringing Transit-Oriented Community to Etobicoke.” Urban Toronto. July 7, 2021.

https://urbantoronto.ca/news/2021/07/grand-central-mimico-bringing-transit-oriented-community-etobicoke.  

 

Lombardo, Nick. “The Evolution of Community Consultation in GTA Transit Planning.” IMFG Perspectives. November 2020.

https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/imfg/research/doc/?doc_id=536.  

 

“Metrolinx 2030 Map.” Map. Metrolinx. Accessed April 20, 2022. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/default.aspx.  

 

Metrolinx Act, S.O. 2006, c. 16. https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/06g16.  

 

Metrolinx. “TRN GO London Route.” August 13, 2021. Map. Trains.com. https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/go-transit-to-

launch-service-to-london-ontario/.  

 

“Metrolinx Vegetation Guideline 2020.” Metrolinx, September 22, 2020. https://www.metrolinxengage.com/sites/default/files/mx_vegguide-

final_draft_s001-gen-7761-005_reduced_size.pdf

 

“Milton GO Expansion.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/milton-go-expansion.aspx.  

 

“Mimico GO Station Improvements.” GO Transit. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://www.gotransit.com/en/the-future-go/improvements/mimico.  

 

“Niagara Region.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/regions/niagara.aspx.  

 

“Noise and Vibration: Impact of Trees and Woodland.” The Woodland Trust. January 23, 2017.

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/media/43637/noise-and-vibrations-factsheet.pdf

 

O’Meara, Jennifer. “Stations, Parking and Timelines: Three Things to Know about GO Train Expansion in Durham.” The Toronto Star. February

8, 2021. https://www.thestar.com/local-oshawa/News/2021/02/08/stations-parking-and-timelines-three-things-to-know-about-go-train-expansion-in-durham.html

 

“Ontario Line.” Map. Metrolinx. Accessed April 20, 2022. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/ontario-line.aspx.  

 

“Our New Fleet – Barrier-Free and Fully Accessible.” Via Rail Canada Inc. 2022. https://corpo.viarail.ca/en/news/2021/our-new-fleet-barrier-

free-and-fully-accessible.  

 

“Property and Transit Construction.” Metrolinx. 2020. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/property-

acquisitions.aspx.  

 

“Proposal for High Frequency Rail in the Québec City – Toronto Corridor.” VIA Rail Canada Inc. March 9, 2022.

https://corpo.viarail.ca/en/projects-infrastructure/high-frequency-rail.  

 

“Rail Trails.” Ontario Trails Council. 2022. https://www.ontariotrails.on.ca/index.php?url=trails%2Fgroups%2Fview%2Fontario-rail-trails.  

 

“Reserved Parking at Stations.” Go Transit. Accessed April 19, 2022. https://www.gotransit.com/en/stations-stops-parking/reservedparking

 

“Richmond Hill GO Expansion.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/richmondhill-go-expansion.aspx.  

 

Schofield, James, and Raktim Mitra. “Connecting Cycling to Transit: A Typology of Toronto Region Commuter Rail Passengers.” Journal of

Transport & Health 9 (2018): S31–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.05.091

 

Spurr, Ben. “During Pandemic, Ontario Subsidized GO Transit and UP Express at More than $140 per Ride.” Toronto Star. June 18, 2021.

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2021/06/18/during-pandemic-ontario-subsidized-go-transit-and-up-express-at-more-than-140-per-ride.html.  

 

“Stouffville GO Expansion.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/stouffville-go-expansion.aspx.  

 

Suchanek, Michał, and Marcin Wołek. “The Relations Between the Bikesharing Systems and Public Expenditures. Cluster Analysis of the

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Sun, Zhaohong, Derek Scrafton, Andrew Allan, and Sekhar Somenahalli. “A Comparison of Transit-Oriented Development in Sendai, Japan

and Adelaide, Australia.” Planning, Practice & Research 36, no. 3 (2021): 337–51. https://doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2020.1859214

 

“Sustainability Report 2019.” Via Rail Canada Inc. Last modified February 9, 2020.

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Topalovic, P., J. Carter, M. Topalovic, and G. Krantzberg. “Light Rail Transit in Hamilton: Health, Environmental and Economic Impact Analysis.”

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“Toronto Lakeshore East Rail Corridor.” Metrolinx. 2020. https://www.metrolinx.com/en/greaterregion/projects/lakeshoreeast-go-

expansion.aspx.  

 

“Transit Oriented Communities.” Metrolinx. 2020. Accessed April 19, 2022.

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Images

Throughout this exhibition we have strived to use mainly Creative Commons images, which means you are free to use them yourself! Just make sure to follow the license assigned to it, which is linked in each citation (e.g., CC BY-SA 2.0).

Timeline

HC05272 © Community Archives, CC0 

HC04709 © Community Archives, CC0 

Canadian National Railways (CNR) Locomotive No. 6100 © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

George Brown ... Unloads Aluminum Ingots © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

2021-077-05-28 © Community Archives, CC0 

Bronte Ontario GO Station in 1971 © William Mewes, CC0 

Bayview Junction © Bruce Fingerhood, CC BY 2.0 

VIA 6759 in Toronto, Ont. in March 1981 © Marty Bernard, CC0 

GO Transit 515 Bathurst, Toronto, ON © Marty Bernard, CC0 

GO to Niagara! © Danielle Scott, CC BY-SA 2.0 

Tracks © Daniel Lobo, CC0 

 

Connecting On The Line 

Nostalgia

6060 Approaches © Robert Taylor, CC BY 2.0

On the Ontario Northern Mixed © Marty Bernard, CC0 

CN 2337 ES44-DC © Chu Shau-Luen, CC BY-ND 2.0 

2021-077-05-28 © Community Archives, CC0 

Roger Puta's GO Transit (Toronto) Photo © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Kingston Flyer NZR 778 © Bernard Spragg NZ, CC BY 2.0 

The Spectacular Ottawa, Ontario Depot, Now 50 Years Old © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Ottawa Train Station © Shankar S., CC BY 2.0 

 

Connections

Ontario-00339 - Toronto Skyline © Dennis Jarvis, CC BY-SA 2.0

HC05599 © Community Archives, CC0 

Train Ride © John K Thorne, CC0 

 

Heritage

George Brown ... Unloads Aluminum Ingots © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

Locomotive no. 1104 of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Union © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

Canadian National Railways (CNR) Locomotive No. 6100 © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

Interior of Diner on CN 144, the Bonaventure © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Interior of Club Car Charleston Lake on CN 144 © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Grand Trunk Railway Station, Stratford, Ontario © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

HC04709 © Community Archives, CC0 

Union Station © Michael Caven, CC BY 2.0 

ON 115 Upper Canada Village Aultville Station 1963 © Wilford Peloquin, CC BY 2.0 

2014-52-6 © Community Archives, CC0 

Arrival of Immigrants at Union Station, Toronto, Ontario © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

Winding Railway © Michael, CC BY 2.0 

On The Other Side of the Tracks © Michael, CC BY 2.0 

Waterloo Central Railway Steam Train © Laurel L. Russwurm, CC BY 2.0 

Steam Engine © Laurel L. Russwurm, CC BY 2.0 

2015-11-1964-029 © Community Archives, CC0 

Aboard

Canadian National Railways (CNR) Sleeping Car Interior © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

Morning Paper © paultom2104, CC BY 2.0 

Interior of 4 Double Bedroom - Lounge © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Interior of Club Car Charleston Lake on CN 144 © Marty Bernard, CC0 

 

Commuting

Trainspotter © Fairy Duff, CC0 

Waiting © paultom2104, CC BY 2.0 

 

Leisure

VIA Train 48 Belleville © Robert Taylor, CC BY 2.0 

From the Hip © paultom2104 CC BY 2.0 

 

Extending the Line 

Limits

Another Roger Puta Cab Ride © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Go Transit Logo® © Wikipedia Commons, CC0 

VIA Rail Canada Logo® © Wikipedia Commons, CC0 

 

GO Projects

DSC_0075 Stratford, Ontario © Phrawr, CC BY 2.0 

The Approaching GO Train © Enoch Leung, CC BY-SA 2.0 

 

VIA Projects

IMG_2935-1 © cjuneau, CC BY 2.0 

 

Barriers

Pickering GO Station (Town Centre) © Jason Paris, CC BY 2.0 

Looking Out the Left Window © booledozer, CC0 

CN 4105 in September 1979 © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Bayview Junction © Bruce Fingerhood, CC BY. 2.0 

Bi-Level Series 10 interior GO Transit © Willybru211, CC BY-SA 4.0 

IMG_2935-1 © cjuneau, CC BY 2.0 

Bike Car © Dawn Endico, CC BY-SA 2.0 

 

Accessibility

Go Train Access Ramp © veggiefrog, CC BY 2.0 

Guide Dog User on the Tube © Wikimedia Commons, CC0 

Assistance Dog with Scooter User © John Robert McPherson, CC BY-SA 4.0 

 

New Tech

TGV © Eric Salard, CC BY-SA 2.0 

Vue Depuis le TGV Paris – Geneve © Patrick Nouhailler, CC BY-SA 2.0 

SC-42 -2200 © Benjm1756, CC BY-SA 4.0 

CN 2836 ES44-AC © Chu Shau-Luen, CC BY-ND 2.0 

 

Looking Down the Line 

Growth

HC02338 © Community Archives, CC0 

Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway Station © Library and Archives Canada, CC BY 2.0 

VIA 6770 at Burlington, ON © Marty Bernard, CC0 

VIA 6533 Judging By the Lighting © Marty Bernard, CC0 

BRK2459 © Boris Kasimov, CC BY 2.0 

 

Environment

Train Tracks, Toronto © Timothy Neesam, CC BY-ND 2.0 

GO 346 © Chu Shau-Luen, CC BY-ND 2.0 

Trail Scene © Ken Ratcliff, CC BY 2.0

Barrie Rail Trail Late Feb © Steve, CC BY 2.0 

Trail in the Snow © Ahmed Abbas, CC BY 2.0 

 

Community

Team Meeting © woodleywonderworks, CC BY 2.0 

 

Neighbourhood

More Trees Along the Track © Bernt Rostad, CC BY 2.0

Union Station © Michael Caven, CC BY 2.0

Eglinton GO Station 2010 © secondarywaltz, CC0 

Path... © Diego Torres Silvestre, CC BY 2.0 

Downsview Park Station © Richard Eriksson, CC BY 2.0 

Guided by the Train Tracks © Richie Diesterheft, CC BY 2.0 

 

COVID-19

2226 Window © Susan Jane Golding, CC BY 2.0 

Covid-19 Freeway Sign in Ottawa, March 2020 © Itooksomepics, CC BY-SA 4.0 

Closed Section On Link Light Rail Train Due to COVID-19 Pandemic © SounderBruce, CC BY-SA 4.0 

 

Looking Ahead

Via Rail Charger - Exterior © Reece Martin, CC BY-SA 4.0 

Via Rail Venture Set - Interior 01 © Reece Martin, CC BY-SA 4.0 

Canadian National FP9 6507 © Marty Bernard, CC0 

The Last Slide © Marty Bernard, CC0 

Another Roger Puta Winner © Marty Bernard, CC0

 

Decorative red train
Decorative yellow train
Decorative blue train