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  • Ontario Celebrating 50 Years on the GO

    Ontario is celebrating the 50th anniversary of GO Transit, which has been making it easier for people to travel across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by connecting communities and helping to manage congestion, and looking to the future as it transforms the network into a true regional rapid transit system.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Improving Transit Experience for Commuters in Vaughan

    Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area by improving Rutherford GO Station with more parking and additional customer-friendly features.

    News Release | Transportation

  • HOT Lanes Permit Applications and Renewals Now Open

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

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Boosting Local Transit Service in Bracebridge

    Ontario's investments in public transit are helping the Town of Bracebridge to Ride the Wave, which is a new transit service connecting residents to businesses, schools and recreational facilities in the urban core of the community. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Soon You Can Get Your Morning Coffee on the GO

    Ontario is making GO Transit even more convenient for busy commuters by bringing Tim Hortons to select GO stations as part of a year-long pilot project.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Widening Highway 401 to Keep People Moving

    Ontario is creating jobs and keeping people moving by widening 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton.  

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Building Major Transit Hub in Toronto to Get People Moving

    Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area by redeveloping Kipling Station into a major transit station that integrates subway, regional rail, and inter-regional bus services into a single hub. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Connecting Roads and Bridges, Connecting Opportunities

    Ontario is helping 19 municipalities across the province make the roads and bridges that run through their communities and connect to provincial highways safer, while fostering economic growth and job creation.

    News Release | Transportation

  • 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

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