and York Region Rapid Transit Corporation have awarded the contract to design,
build and finance the next phase of the York Viva Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) rapidways
to EDCO, creating about 14,000 construction jobs in the area.
Ontario is making progress on the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT)
project -- a priority transit investment in the City of Toronto that will bring
much-needed rapid transit to communities along Finch Avenue West and further support the province's plan to build an integrated
transportation network across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
On September 1, 2015, the rules of the road will be
updated to help keep Ontarians safe. Changes include tougher penalties for
distracted driving, new rules to protect cyclists and measures to ensure the
safety of tow truck drivers and children riding school buses.
is partnering with the federal government to help to ease congestion at key
rail or road crossings along the Lakeshore East and West GO transit corridors by building
new road-under-rail grade separations in Scarborough and Halton Region.
Commuters and businesses adjusted their travel plans to help make
the Pan Am Games a great success, and now Ontario is set to welcome thousands
of athletes and officials for the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games.
Today, Minister Steven Del Duca was joined by Federal Transport Minister
Lisa Raitt to announce joint funding for the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) - Dixie
Road Interchange project under the New Building Canada Plan, to provide an
easier and safer drive for the hundreds of thousands of motorists who travel
along that highway every day.