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  • Ontario Building New Wolfe Island and Amherst Island Ferries

    Today, Ontario issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) to design and build two new ferries connecting Amherst Island and Wolfe Island to the mainland, making commuting in the region easier and more reliable, and creating jobs.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Adding GO Bus By-Pass Shoulders on Highway 401

    Ontario is adding bus by-pass shoulders to segments of Highway 401, which will improve service and reliability for GO Transit buses during peak commuting periods. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Joint Statement on Nipigon River Bridge

    Today, Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, and Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North issued the following statement:

    Statement | Transportation

  • Ontario Improving Highways Across Eastern Ontario

    Ontario is making travel easier for families and businesses and creating jobs in eastern Ontario with a $93 million investment to improve highways, roads and bridges.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Canada's First High Occupancy Toll Lanes Open September 15

    Ontario is opening Canada's first High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes tomorrow, providing a new travel option for commuters that will improve traffic flow, maximize highway capacity, and help manage congestion.

    News Release | Transportation

  • New Driver Licence Fee Comes Into Effect September 1

    Driver licence fee increases come into effect this September to help maintain Ontario's transportation infrastructure. Additional fees for reinstatements, replacements and commercial permits will follow effective January 1, 2017.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Widening and Extending Shirley Avenue in Kitchener

    Ontario is extending Shirley Avenue, widening it from two to four lanes, and adding a two-way left turn lane to ease congestion, shorten commute times and help create or sustain jobs.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Two More GO Train Trips and Parking for Commuters in Mississauga

    Ontario is making it easier for commuters in Mississauga to access public transit by introducing new GO train trips along the Milton GO corridor and adding more parking spaces at both the Streetsville GO Station and the Square One GO Bus Terminal.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Adding Two More GO Train Trips on the Milton Line

    Ontario is adding two new GO train trips along the Milton GO corridor to provide more transit options for commuters, support economic development, and help manage congestion.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Officially Opens Bus-Only Lanes in Durham Region

    Today, the province officially opened the second segment of Durham Region Transit (DRT) bus-only lanes and announced funding for the next phase of work for the proposed Durham-Scarborough bus rapid transit (BRT) project to improve public transit. 

    News Release | Transportation

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