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  • Ontario Increasing Reliability, Reducing Emissions on Crosstown LRT

    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.

    News Release | Transportation

  • New 'X' Gender Option Now Available on Ontario Driver's Licences

    Ontario drivers now have the option to display an 'X' in the sex field of their driver's licence, to ensure the fair, ethical and equitable treatment of people with trans and non-binary gender identity.

    Bulletin | Transportation

  • Ontario Improving GO Service for Students and Families in Niagara

    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. 

    News Release | Transportation

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

    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. 

    News Release | Transportation

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

    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. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Highway 401 Improvements Keep People Moving and Create Jobs

    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.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Sault Ste. Marie

    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.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Mississauga

    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.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Brampton

    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.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Barrie

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

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Providing More Transit Funding for Brantford

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

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Moving Forward with More Transit Options for Hamilton

    Ontario is moving forward with planning for a proposed 16 km Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line that would connect the Hamilton waterfront to Hamilton International Airport, making it easier for people to travel across the city.

    News Release | Transportation

  • HOT Lanes Permit Applications and Renewals Now Open

    Ontario has opened the third round of permit applications and renewals for Canada's first High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes, which provide another travel option for commuters and help manage congestion.

    News Release | Transportation

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