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  • Ontario Announces More Rush-hour, Midday and Evening Service

    TORONTO - Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA), announced Ontario is adding 84 more train trips and extending 65 existing train trips each week across GO Transit's network to bring more rush-hour, midday and evening service.

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  • Ontario is Putting People First by Widening Highway 3

    LEAMINGTON — Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, was joined by Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington, to announce the Ontario government is widening Highway 3 from two to four lanes between the town of Essex and Leamington. 

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  • Construction Begins for Highways 401 and 409 GO Transit Rail Tunnels

    TORONTO — Today Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation announced the start of tunnel construction on two rail tunnels under Highways 401 and 409, which will make way for more GO train service on the Kitchener corridor.

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  • Ontario Repairing Roads and Bridges to Get People Moving

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is putting people first by helping 23 municipalities make roads and bridges safer, and ensure Ontario is open for business and open for jobs.

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  • Ontario Freezing Some Driver and Vehicle Fees

    TORONTO - The Government of Ontario is protecting what matters most by implementing a five-year plan that will bring stability to driver, vehicle and commercial fee increases over the next five years. 

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  • Ontario Passes the Getting Ontario Moving Act

    TORONTO - Today, Ontario's government kept its promise to put people first by passing the Getting Ontario Moving Act that will cut red tape for our province's job creators, help keep our roads safe and enable the upload of new subway builds to the province to ensure subway lines get built faster. 

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  • Ontario Looking to Work with Federal Government to Help Commuters in Toronto

    TORONTO - As part of Ontario's historic $28.5 billion transportation vision, the province is building a new subway line, the Ontario Line, to better connect people and reduce travel times across Toronto. Today, Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, called on the federal government to commit their support for the project.

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  • Ontario Getting People Moving with GO Rail Expansion Program

    Toronto — Ontario's government for the people is moving forward with the next stage of the GO Rail Expansion program that will improve and expand GO train service into a two-way, all-day rapid transit service every 15 minutes on core segments of the GO Rail network.

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  • Ontario Introduces Speed Limit Pilots and Consultations

    LONDON — The Ontario Government is exploring new ways to improve traffic flow and safety on provincial highways by introducing three speed limit pilots on select highways. At the same time, Ontario's Government for the people will launch province-wide consultations on how to safely increase highway speeds to align with other provinces, and how people currently drive.

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  • Ontario Introduces Legislation to Keep our Roads Safe, Protect Frontline Workers, Schoolchildren, and Motorcyclists

    Ontario's government is putting people first with the Getting Ontario Moving Act that, if passed, would cut red tape for our province's job creators, help keep our roads safe and enable the province to upload responsibility for new subway projects from the City of Toronto. The Getting Ontario Moving Act was introduced in the legislature today by Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation.

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  • Ontario Announces Measures to Increase School Bus Safety

    TORONTO - Today, Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation was joined by Sam Oosterhoff, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education to announce new measures to give municipalities the tools they need to target drivers who threaten the safety of children crossing roads to their school or home. 

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