Integrating sustainability into ministry programs
Ontario's Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has a long and strong tradition of making significant contributions to the quality of life that we enjoy in Ontario. Increasingly, however, factors such as climate change, demographic change, growing traffic congestion and increasing urbanization are putting pressure not only on the province's transportation system but also on the environment. Given the breadth and scope of our mandate, MTO has a unique opportunity to make a positive contribution towards greater sustainability in Ontario.
Sustainability in some form has always been part of the ministry's business, but now it will fit under a cohesive framework that articulates a shared vision for the ministry. This framework, Sustainability inSight, will assist MTO in integrating sustainability into the ministry's programs, policies and internal operations - one of the ministry's top priorities.
Sustainability inSight (PDF - 1.74 MB) - available on request
Sustainability inSight brochure (PDF - 440 KB) - available on request
Sustainability Implementation Plan
The Sustainability Implementation Plan outlines the steps MTO is taking to become a more sustainable organization and support a more sustainable provincial transportation system.
To see the commitments that have been made in our first implementation plan and to read about innovative sustainability initiatives already underway, please visit the Sustainability Implementation Plan.
Sustainability at MTO
Follow the links below to see what's already being done to foster a more sustainable transportation sector in Ontario.