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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.

Buy or Top-Up Your PRESTO Card at Select Shoppers Drug Mart Stores in Toronto

May 08, 2017 05:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier to take public transit and pay the fare by working with Shoppers Drug Mart to sell and load PRESTO cards at select stores in Toronto.

HOT Lanes Permit Applications and Renewals Now Open

May 05, 2017 04:00 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 Boosting Local Transit Service in Bracebridge

April 19, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario's investments in public transit are helping the Town of Bracebridge to Ride the Wave, which is a new transit service connecting residents to businesses, schools and recreational facilities in the urban core of the community. 

Soon You Can Get Your Morning Coffee on the GO

April 13, 2017 01:05 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making GO Transit even more convenient for busy commuters by bringing Tim Hortons to select GO stations as part of a year-long pilot project.

Widening Highway 401 to Keep People Moving

April 10, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is creating jobs and keeping people moving by widening 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton.  

Ontario Building Major Transit Hub in Toronto to Get People Moving

April 03, 2017 05:00 PM | Transportation

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

Connecting Roads and Bridges, Connecting Opportunities

March 30, 2017 04:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is helping 19 municipalities across the province make the roads and bridges that run through their communities and connect to provincial highways safer, while fostering economic growth and job creation.

Ontario Increasing Reliability, Reducing Emissions on Crosstown LRT

March 28, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is partnering with Toronto Hydro to build a battery energy storage system for the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line, which will increase the reliability of the line, lower operating costs, and reduce emissions.

Ontario Building More Transit for York Region Families with New GO Station

March 24, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around York Region and the Greater Toronto Area with the construction of a new GO station at Highway 404 and Bloomington Road. 

Ontario Improving GO Service for Students and Families in Niagara

March 15, 2017 04:15 PM | Transportation

Ontario is making it easier to get around Niagara and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area by expanding and improving local GO Transit services to better meet the needs of students, families, and commuters. 

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

March 10, 2017 01:30 PM | Transportation

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

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

February 24, 2017 05:00 PM | Transportation

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

Highway 401 Improvements Keep People Moving and Create Jobs

February 24, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is creating jobs and improving key transportation infrastructure to keep people moving, by replacing the Wales Drive bridge in Ingleside and the Avonmore Road bridge in Long Sault.

Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Sault Ste. Marie

February 09, 2017 03:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is boosting support for Sault Ste. Marie by providing reliable, long-term funding to improve and expand local transit and offer more travel options for commuters and families.

Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Mississauga

February 08, 2017 02:30 PM | Transportation

Ontario is boosting support for Mississauga by providing reliable, long-term funding to improve and expand local transit and offer more travel options for commuters and families.

Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Brampton

February 08, 2017 01:00 PM | Transportation

Ontario is boosting support for Brampton by providing reliable, long-term funding to improve and expand local transit and offer more travel options for commuters and families.

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