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  • Ontario Improving Transit for Commuters in Kitchener-Waterloo

    Ontario is building a new GO bus storage and maintenance facility in Kitchener that will improve transit service for commuters in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, and help meet current and future growth.

    News Release | Transportation

  • More Transit Options for Mississauga and Brampton Commuters

    Ontario is taking the next step in building the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project, which will offer more transit options and improve commutes for people travelling in Mississauga and Brampton. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • GO Train Schedules Displayed for Highway Commuters

    Ontario is introducing a year-long pilot that will use electronic highway signs to show drivers nearby transit information and promote alternative travel options, to help manage congestion and get people where they're going sooner.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario's Corridor Signing Policy for Provincial Highways

    Displaying a sign, notice or advertising device within 400 metres of any provincial highway is illegal, except when a permit is granted by the Ministry of Transportation. 

    Bulletin | Transportation

  • Stay Safe on the Roads This Winter

    With signs of winter approaching in Northern Ontario, the province is reminding drivers to start preparing for the winter driving season. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • GTA West Corridor Review

    In December 2015 the Ministry of Transportation suspended its work on the environmental assessment of the Greater Toronto Area West (GTA West) highway corridor to conduct an internal review of the work undertaken since 2007, and ensure that the project still aligns with current government policy and emerging technologies.  

    Bulletin | Transportation

  • 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

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