Triplinx ( is a new online transit trip planning tool and information resource to help users plan their routes and move more seamlessly across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). It is a collaborative initiative between Metrolinx and 11 GTHA transit providers. 

Triplinx uses the City of Hamilton's open data transit feed to provide up-to-date HSR service information. Triplinx currently offers a number of features including:

  • Trip planning: Enter starting point and destination and Triplinx will generate a number of route options to complete the trip using transit or a combination of transit and other modes. Trip plans can be customized using a variety of preferences such as maximum walking distance or mode of transportation.
  • Stop mapping: Enter any location and find information about the transit stops, services, and other places of interest around it.
  • Schedules & fares: Search for schedules for each route, or departure times from any selected stop. Find fare information for GTHA transit service providers.
  • Service information: Obtain information about using the participating transit and paratransit agencies.
  • Accessibility: The site gives wheelchair accessible trip plans and other information on the accessibility of conventional transit services as well as information on paratransit providers across the GTHA.
  • Active transportation: The trip planner includes options for walking and biking, including cycling networks. Through the preferences feature, users can choose to plan a trip which combines biking or walking with transit.

  • Pan/ Parapan Am: To help people navigate around the region during the games, Triplinx provides:

    • Pan Am venue names, so that users can create trip plans to get them to and from these venues
    • Information on special services (shuttles) and designated Pan Am routes
    • Timetable information for special Games transit services to help spectators plan their travel


This launch is the first phase of a multi-phase strategy that was prepared with 11 participating transit providers

Phase 1 includes:

  • trip planning
  • schedules
  • fare information 
  • stop mapping and related information
  • Union Pearson Express service information starting June 6, 2015
  • static service information about the GTHA transit and paratransit agencies
  • available on mobile devices

Future phases will add:

  • real-time departure information
  • service alerts
  • other transit and transportation services
  • additional helpful information
  • mobile app planned for summer of 2016

Phase 1 deployment is expected in 2016

Accessibility features:

  • accessible fonts and strong colour contrast for easy reading
  • a “hide map” feature for easier screen reader navigation
  • easy keyboard navigation
  • detailed information on regional paratransit providers
  • detailed information about weight, space and load capacities for wheeled mobility aids on ramps, lifts and vehicles

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