Metro is an urban rapid transit system serving Toronto and parts of the wider region. The system includes two lines with a combined length of over 80 km and 73 stations. It provides service from 5:30 am to 1:00 am on weekdays, from 7:00 am to 1:00 am on Saturdays, and from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm on Sundays.
The TTC has been planning since 1980 for a metro-style subway in Toronto’s downtown core but construction didn’t begin until 2002 because of funding constraints and lack of support at the municipal level.
Construction began in 2002; the first part opened five years later on December 17, 2007. A
Metro is a publishing company that publishes daily newspapers, weeklies, magazines and digital products for the United States and Canada.
The company is a subsidiary of the German-based media group Bauer.
Metro is a design language created by Microsoft. It’s a design system that includes a typeface, a grid, and color palettes. Metro is very recognizable when you see it.
A typical metro interface has large text with clear spacing in the grid layout. The typography is usually in Segoe UI or Verdana. The grid layout will have 12 columns with each row separated by thin rules with spaces in between to add depth to the interface and make it more readable.