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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. 

Ontario Keeping People Moving in Grey County

August 04, 2017 04:00 PM | Transportation

Drivers from Grey County and those passing through the area, will now benefit from improvements to Highway 6 that will help keep traffic moving.

HOT Lanes Permit Applications and Renewals Now Open

August 01, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has opened the next round of permit applications and renewals for Canada's first High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes, which provide another commuter option and help manage congestion.

Ontario and Michigan Launch Canada's First Cross-Border Automated Vehicle Test Drive

July 31, 2017 11:00 AM | Transportation

Ontario and Michigan are completing North America's first national, cross-border automated vehicle test drive through Southern Ontario and Michigan, promoting innovation in the auto sector and driving economic growth. 

Upgrades and Enhancements Coming to GO Stations Across Region

July 27, 2017 03:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is moving forward with improvements to stations across the GO rail network to ease congestion and provide faster, more frequent and more convenient transit service for families and commuters across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

Making it Easier for Electric Vehicle Owners to Charge Up in Brampton

July 25, 2017 06:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is supporting Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers in their daily and long distance travels with the installation of four new solar-powered EV charging stations in the City of Brampton -- part of an unprecedented network of public EV charging stations being installed across Ontario. 

Ontario Expanding GO Service Between Toronto and Waterloo Region

July 21, 2017 02:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is another step closer to delivering two-way, all-day GO train service between Toronto and Waterloo Region with the close of the Request for Proposals stage for the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project, part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. 

Ontario Providing More Transit Options for Commuters and Families

July 21, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is transforming how people get around the Greater Toronto Area with the completion of the Dufferin Street Bridge Widening project, a milestone in the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.

Ontario Improving Traffic Flow on the Hanlon Expressway

July 14, 2017 06:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is working to increase safety, improve traffic flow and reduce congestion on Highway 6 in Guelph. 

Ontario Seeking Feedback on Draft Northern Transportation Strategy

July 12, 2017 04:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario has released a draft strategy to guide transportation policy in Northern Ontario for the next 25 years and is seeking feedback from the community.

Updates to Provincial Regulations Create a Fairer, Better Ontario

June 30, 2017 02:00 PM | Office of the Premier

Starting July 1, legislation and regulation changes come into effect that will make life more convenient and affordable for people in Ontario, strengthen democratic institutions, and help build a fairer, more inclusive province. These include: 

Construction Begins on New Bus Terminal at Union Station

June 21, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is celebrating the start of construction of a new bus terminal in Toronto that will give commuters and families from across the province easier, more seamless access to transit options, helping them get where they need to go faster. 

Adding More Lanes to Highway 400 to Keep People Moving

June 20, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is creating jobs and keeping people moving by widening more than 10 kilometres of Highway 400 from Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan to King Road in the Township of King.  

New Oshawa Bus Facility Brings More Transit to Durham Families

June 19, 2017 06:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is celebrating the opening of a new bus maintenance facility in Durham Region, which will support more bus rapid transit (BRT) and make commuting faster and more convenient for local families.

Ontario Taking Major Step Forward to Electrify the GO Rail Network

June 15, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is transforming how people get around in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area and taking a major step forward to electrify the GO rail network, which will support faster and more frequent service for commuters and families across the region.

Ontario Investing in Third Crossing Project in Kingston

June 13, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for people to travel around Kingston and helping to build a strong economy by investing in the Third Crossing Project - a new bridge over the Cataraqui River that will connect the east and west communities. 

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