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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. 

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.

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