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  • Gas Tax Funding Fuels Transit Growth

    Ontario is providing $321.5 million in gas tax funding to 96 municipalities this year to help expand and improve public transit.

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  • Ontario, Irish Drivers Can Exchange Licences

    Drivers moving between Ontario and the Republic of Ireland can now exchange driver's licences without having to take a written or road test, making it easier for new residents to get to work, school or appointments. 

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  • Improving Road Safety

    Ontario is introducing legislation that, if passed, would help keep the province's roads among the safest in North America by reducing collisions, injuries and fatalities.

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  • Improving Road Safety for Winter Driving

    With winter already here in some areas of the province, Ontario is reminding drivers to be prepared for challenging driving conditions. 

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  • Improving Road Safety for Winter Driving

    With winter already here in some areas of the province, Ontario is reminding drivers to be prepared for challenging driving conditions. 

    News Release

  • New GO Transit Bus Terminal at Union Station

    Ontario, through Metrolinx, is partnering with Ivanhoé Cambridge to build a new GO Bus terminal in downtown Toronto to bring bus and train services to one central location, giving commuters a better, more seamless travel experience.  

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  • Metrolinx Rail Purchase Means Better Service for Riders

    Ontario is taking the next step towards two-way, all-day Regional Express Rail service along the Kitchener line, with the purchase of a 53-kilometre section of CN's Guelph subdivision rail line used primarily for GO Transit service between Kitchener and Georgetown. 

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  • Seatbelts, Child Car Seats Save Lives

    Ontario is launching its annual seatbelt campaign to remind drivers and passengers to buckle up and make sure children are properly secured in the right child car seat or booster seat.

    News Release

  • Highway 404 Extension Set to Open

    Ontario is opening a 13-kilometre extension on Highway 404 from Green Lane to Ravenshoe Road that will make it faster to travel into and out of the Greater Toronto Area, reduce congestion, and create jobs by getting people and goods moving. 

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  • Improvements Begin on Highway 410

    Ontario is widening a 12-kilometre stretch of Highway 410 from south of Highway 401 to Queen Street, to improve traffic flow and safety in the Greater Toronto Area, while creating or sustaining more than 1,550 construction jobs. 

    News Release

  • New Streetcars Roll Into Service

    Ontario is investing $416.3 million to provide better transit service to TTC riders as a new generation of streetcars go into service on the 510 Spadina line route, marking another step in the province's plan to help improve transit in Toronto.

    News Release

  • Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

    Drivers who live in northern Ontario can now put on studded tires earlier and keep them on longer, providing motorists with more options to stay safe during severe or extended winter weather.

    News Release

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