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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. 

Ontario Hosts International Symposium on Hydrogen-Powered Rail

November 16, 2017 04:15 PM | Transportation

The province is moving forward with concept design work for hydrogen-powered trains and is hosting experts from around the world to explore the potential of hydrail, as Ontario transforms the GO network into a rapid-transit system that will provide faster and more frequent service for commuters and families. 

Ontario Making It Easier to Stay Safe on the Roads This Winter

November 16, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

With snow already falling in parts of Ontario, the province is making it easier for drivers to stay safe on the roads this winter. 

Ontario Improving Transit for Commuters and Families in Mississauga

November 15, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is moving forward with the redevelopment of Meadowvale GO Station, to make taking public transit easier and more convenient for commuters and families in Mississauga. 

Ontario Improving Transit for Commuters and Families in Milton

November 15, 2017 12:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is moving forward with the redevelopment of Milton GO Station, to make taking public transit easier and more convenient for commuters and families in Milton.        

Ontario Building New Wolfe Island and Amherst Island Ferries

November 06, 2017 12:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is moving forward with plans to build two new ferries to connect the mainland with Amherst Island and Wolfe Island, making commuting for residents and passengers easier and more reliable.

Major New Transit Hub in Toronto Takes Next Step Forward

October 31, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by redeveloping Kipling Station into a major new transit hub that connects subway, regional rail, and inter-regional bus services within a single station. 

Ontario Making G1 Written Test Available in Farsi

October 30, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Starting next spring, Ontario's written knowledge test for a G1 licence will be offered in Farsi, to support newcomers in learning the rules of the road and improve road safety.

New Cycling Route Opens in Hamilton

October 27, 2017 04:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for families to get around the City of Hamilton, with a new cycling route that will make commuting safer and more convenient.

Keep Trick-Or-Treaters Safe this Halloween

October 27, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is reminding drivers and pedestrians to stay safe and be aware while ghouls, goblins and ghosts celebrate this Halloween. 

Ontario Seeking Input on Greater Golden Horseshoe Transportation System

October 24, 2017 05:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is seeking public input on a long-term plan to modernize the transportation system in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) region, to ensure people and goods are able to move throughout the region with greater ease. 

Ontario Moving Ahead on High Speed Rail with Planning Advisory Board

October 23, 2017 05:15 PM | Office of the Premier

Ontario is pushing forward with plans to bring high speed rail (HSR) to the Toronto-Windsor corridor by establishing an HSR Planning Advisory Board to provide strategic support on the landmark project. Canada's first high speed rail service will slash people's travel times, providing a faster, greener travel option that creates new opportunities for workers, businesses and anyone traveling in this part of the province.

Ontario Making Transit More Convenient in Durham Region

October 20, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for commuters and families to take public transit in Durham Region with the opening of a new station building at Oshawa GO Station.

New Cycling and Walking Path Opens in the Town of Tecumseh

October 16, 2017 05:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for families to get around the Town of Tecumseh, with a new off-road cycling and walking path that connects to other nearby trails and makes commuting safer and more convenient. 

Ontario Improving Safety and Convenience for Commuters at Ajax GO Station

October 16, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it safer and easier to access GO Transit by opening a new pedestrian bridge connecting the north and south parking lots over Fairall Street at the Ajax GO Station. 

Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility Nears Completion

October 13, 2017 03:30 PM | Transportation

The new GO Transit Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility is nearing completion, and will support faster, more frequent GO rail service to Durham Region and across the entire network.

Ontario Cracking Down on Careless and Distracted Driving with Tough New Penalties

September 20, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario plans to crack down on careless and distracted driving with tough new rules and penalties that would help improve road safety and keep the most vulnerable road users - including pedestrians and cyclists - safe. 

Ontario Improving Road Safety Ahead of Cannabis Legalization

September 18, 2017 01:51 PM | Office of the Premier

To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new measures to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. 

Ontario Seeking Design Concepts for Hydrogen-Powered GO Trains

September 15, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is electrifying the GO rail network to transform how people move around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), and is seeking design concepts for Hydrogen-powered trains as an alternative to conventional overhead wires.

Ontario Making Commuting Easier for Cyclists in Southern Ontario

September 12, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for cyclists to commute to and from work, school, and appointments with the construction of new, secure bike storage lockers at GO Transit stations and car pool lots across southern Ontario. 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 Improving GO Transit in Scarborough and Unionville

September 08, 2017 07:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is improving transportation options for commuters and families in Scarborough and Unionville by upgrading Agincourt, Milliken, and Unionville GO stations on the Stouffville GO corridor.

Ontario Making It Easier for Businesses to Buy Green Vehicles

September 06, 2017 04:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is helping businesses buy low-carbon vehicles and technologies that reduce emissions and foster sustainable development -- and the province is seeking public input. 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 and First Nations Moving Ahead With Road to Ring of Fire

August 21, 2017 03:00 PM | Office of the Premier

Ontario is taking an important next step toward developing the Ring of Fire, working with Webequie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations to plan and construct a year-round access road into the proposed mining development site being pursued by Noront Resources Ltd. As part of this project, the province is also working with First Nations to build all-season access roads to their communities.

Ontario Fighting Climate Change with New Electric School Buses

August 18, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

As part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan, Ontario is investing in a new Electric School Bus Pilot Program designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while giving students a safe, clean transit option to and from school. 

More Transit Coming to Mississauga and Brampton Families

August 17, 2017 06:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has reached a major milestone in the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which will offer more transit options and improve commutes for people travelling in Mississauga and Brampton.  

Ontario Boosting Train and Bus Service Across the GO Network

August 16, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is increasing GO train and bus service across the network to help manage congestion and provide convenient and frequent service for commuters and families. 

Ontario Widening Highway 26 in Collingwood

August 10, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is widening 1.6 kilometers of Highway 26 from Sixth Line to Pretty River Parkway to  reduce congestion and improve road safety in Collingwood.

Ontario Reaches Major Milestone on Eglinton Crosstown LRT Construction

August 09, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is one step closer to bringing better transit to people across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with the first piece of track for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project now installed. 

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