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Kids 12 and Under Ride Free On GO This Family Day Weekend

February 16, 2018 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making the entire GO Transit network, including the UP Express, free this Family Day holiday weekend for kids 12 years old and under.

Ontario Reducing Emissions on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

February 15, 2018 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is partnering with Toronto Hydro to build an innovative energy storage system that will provide back-up power to the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line, which will increase reliability, lower operating costs and reduce emissions.

Ontario Appoints Chair to Drive High Speed Rail Project Forward

February 13, 2018 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has appointed the Honourable David Collenette to lead Ontario's High Speed Rail (HSR) Planning Advisory Board-continuing progress to bring high speed rail service to the province and cut travel times between Toronto and Windsor.  

Ontario Not Moving Forward with Highway for GTA West Corridor

February 09, 2018 04:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario has accepted an expert advisory panel's recommendation that a proposed highway in the GTA West corridor is not the best way to address changing transportation needs.

Ontario Making it Easier to Charge Electric Vehicles

January 16, 2018 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier to use electric vehicles to get to and from work by assisting employers, commercial building owners and managers to install charging stations at their workplaces. This investment is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's cap on pollution and carbon market.

Ontario Investing in Major New Rapid Transit Line in London

January 15, 2018 03:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is investing in the London Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)--a major new transit project that will connect people in London with work, school, appointments and activities faster, while increasing transit ridership and helping manage congestion. 

Ontario Improving Transit Connections Between and Within Communities

January 15, 2018 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for people to get where they need to go by improving transportation services within and between communities across southwestern Ontario. 

Ontario Making G1 Written Test Available in Armenian

January 12, 2018 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making its written knowledge test for a G1 licence available in Armenian starting this spring, to support newcomers in learning the rules of the road and improve road safety.

Ontario Cuts TTC Fare for People Connecting to or from GO Transit

January 08, 2018 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has cut the cost of commuting by up to $1.50 for people who use their PRESTO card to transfer between the TTC and GO Transit or the UP Express, and has officially opened its 66th GO Transit station at Downsview Park, which provides a direct connection to the new TTC Line 1 subway extension to York Region.

Ontario Opens New Section of Highway in Durham Region

January 02, 2018 05:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is improving traffic flow and reducing congestion in Durham region, with the next phase of Highway 407 from Harmony Road to Taunton Road in Clarington now open.

Ontario Making GO Transit and UP Express Free on New Year's Eve

December 29, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is helping people ring in the New Year safely by providing free service on GO Transit and the UP Express.

Ontario Boosting Transit Funding for Towns and Cities Across the Province

December 19, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is providing more support to 105 municipalities across the province, to help them enhance and expand their transit systems, reduce congestion, and shorten commute times. 

Mississauga Transitway Now Complete

December 18, 2017 03:30 PM | Transportation

Renforth Station, part of the Mississauga Transitway, officially opened today by all three levels of government. With the final station now open, the completed Transitway will continue to make east-west travel across Mississauga faster and more convenient for commuters in the region.

Ride the TTC for Free on December 17

December 16, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is celebrating the largest expansion of Toronto's subway system in nearly 40 years by making the TTC free on December 17, the first day of service for the new Line 1 extension into York Region.

Ontario Moving Forward with Environmental Assessment for High Speed Rail

December 15, 2017 04:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is continuing progress to introduce high speed rail to the Toronto-Windsor corridor, which will cut people's travel times and create new opportunities for workers, businesses and families.

Largest Subway Expansion in Decades Connects Toronto to Vaughan

December 15, 2017 02:25 PM | Office of the Premier

The largest expansion of Toronto's subway system in nearly 40 years comes into service on December 17, offering a fast and convenient new option for people to get to a job or class -- and home to their families sooner.

Ontario to Offer Rebates for Businesses Buying Low-Carbon Vehicles

December 14, 2017 07:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is helping businesses reduce their carbon impact through a new program that helps companies buy low-carbon vehicles and fuel-saving devices. This investment is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's cap on pollution and carbon market.

New Rapid Transit Line Along Finch West Takes Major Step Forward

December 14, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has taken a major step forward in building the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line--a new rapid transit line for commuters and families that will connect the new Finch West Subway Station on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension to Humber College.

Ontario Opening New DriveTest Centres And Extending Hours of Service

December 13, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is opening new DriveTest locations and extending hours at high-demand centres, to reduce wait times and make it easier and more convenient for people to get the driver examination services they need.

Ontario Introducing All-day Weekday Service on the Barrie GO Line

December 12, 2017 12:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is giving commuters and families in Toronto, York Region and Simcoe County more transit options by rolling out all-day weekday service along the Barrie GO rail line.

Ontario Opening New Stretch of Highway in Durham Region

December 08, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is improving traffic flow and reducing congestion for families in Durham region, with the next phase of Highway 407 from Harmony Road to Taunton Road in Clarington set to open next month.

Ontario Opens New Lanes on Highway 427

December 08, 2017 12:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario has opened two new lanes on Highway 427, including a new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane, to help improve traffic flow and get people where they're going sooner.

Ontario Improving Transit for Commuters and Families in the GTHA

December 07, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is creating more transit options for commuters and families across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) with major improvements to the Lakeshore West GO line that will allow for increased service and better commutes.

Major New Investment to Make Cycling Safer and More Convenient

December 04, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it safer and more convenient for people to get around by bike, by more than doubling its investment in local cycling to build bike lanes and other cycling infrastructure in towns and cities across the province. This investment is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's cap on pollution and carbon market...

Major New Investment to Make Cycling Safer and More Convenient

December 04, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it safer and more convenient for people to get around by bike, by more than doubling its investment in local cycling to build bike lanes and other cycling infrastructure in towns and cities across the province. This investment is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's cap on pollution and carbon market...

Ontario Making G1 Written Test Available in Urdu

November 29, 2017 05:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making its written knowledge test for a G1 licence available in Urdu starting next spring, to support newcomers in learning the rules of the road and improve road safety.

Ontario Opens New Lanes On Highway 410

November 28, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has opened two new lanes on Highway 410, from Highway 401 to Queen Street in Brampton, to improve traffic flow and get commuters and families moving.

Ontario Improving Transit for Commuters and Families in York Region

November 21, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is moving forward with improvements to the Rutherford GO Station, to create more transit options for commuters and families in York Region.

Cooksville GO Station Redevelopment Now Underway in Mississauga

November 20, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is helping to manage congestion, provide more transit options and improve commutes for families by building a new station building, parking structure and bus loop at the Cooksville GO station.

Toronto-York TTC Subway Extension Set to Open in 30 Days

November 17, 2017 02:30 PM | Transportation

The new TTC subway extension from Downsview Park Station in Toronto to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in York Region will open on Dec. 17, just 30 days from today. The new subway extension will provide subway service that moves beyond regional boundaries in Ontario for the very first time. 

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