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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. 

Major Upgrades Coming to the Barrie GO Line

June 12, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making major upgrades to the Barrie GO Line to bring all-day, evening and weekend GO service to Barrie residents, helping to manage congestion and make it easier for commuters to take transit.

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

June 09, 2017 03:30 PM | Transportation

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

All-day GO Train Service Coming to Stouffville GO Line

June 07, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is bringing new all-day GO train service to the Stouffville line to help manage congestion, provide more transit options and improve commutes for families in Scarborough and York Region.

Ontario Passes Legislation to Keep Kids Safe on Local Roads

May 30, 2017 04:45 PM | Transportation

Ontario passed legislation today to protect the most vulnerable users of local roads, including children, seniors, pedestrians and cyclists. 

Ontario Making it Safer and Easier to Commute by Bike

May 29, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around by bike, with new funding to build a better and safer commuter cycling network across the province.

Bracebridge and Huntsville Benefitting from Replacement of Key Bridge

May 26, 2017 07:30 PM | Office of the Premier

Ontario is covering 90 per cent of the costs of the replacement of an important bridge connecting the towns of Bracebridge and Huntsville, to provide better access between the two communities while creating jobs and boosting economic growth.

Ontario Celebrating 50 Years on the GO

May 23, 2017 02:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is celebrating the 50th anniversary of GO Transit, which has been making it easier for people to travel across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by connecting communities and helping to manage congestion, and looking to the future as it transforms the network into a true regional rapid transit system.

Bringing High Speed Rail to the Toronto-Windsor Corridor

May 19, 2017 02:00 PM | Office of the Premier

High speed rail cuts down on travel times, gives people more low-carbon transportation options, and creates new opportunities for workers and businesses. Ontario is supporting economic growth in Southwestern Ontario and across the province by moving forward with high speed rail along the Toronto-Windsor corridor, becoming the first province to undertake a rail transformation of this magnitude.

Ontario Improving Transit Experience for Commuters in Vaughan

May 09, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area by improving Rutherford GO Station with more parking and additional customer-friendly features.

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