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  • Ontario Improving Cycling Across the Province

    Ontario is improving cycling across the province by launching a number of new initiatives to encourage people to get around by bike, improve safety and provide more travel options.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario's First Electric Buses Arriving in 2019

    Ontario is reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of municipal transit systems by launching a new pilot program to test electric battery-powered buses on Brampton and York Region streets. This investment is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's cap on pollution and carbon market.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Begins Construction on Major New Transit Hub in Toronto

    Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by building a new bus terminal and renovating Kipling GO Station to connect subway, regional rail and inter-regional bus services in a major new transit hub. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • All-Day, Two-Way GO Train Service Coming to Communities Across GTHA

    Ontario is taking a major step forward in bringing more all-day, two-way GO train service to families and commuters in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), with new stations and upgrades across the GO network.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Adding More Service on GO Transit and UP Express

    Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for commuters and families to take GO Transit by adding more late-night and weekend train trips along the Lakeshore GO corridor and more early-morning service on the UP Express.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Investing in Local Roads and Bridges

    Ontario is helping 22 municipalities across the province make improvements to roads and bridges that run through their communities and connect to provincial highways, while fostering economic growth and job creation.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Introducing New Incentives to Switch to Electric Vehicles

    Ontario is making it easier for people across the province to reduce greenhouse gas pollution by switching to an electric or hydrogen-powered vehicle, with new changes to its incentive program for purchasing green vehicles. This initiative is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market.

    Bulletin | Transportation

  • PRESTO Coming to Shoppers Drug Mart Locations Across the GTHA

    Ontario is making it easier for commuters to use public transit by making PRESTO fare cards available to buy and top-up at Shoppers Drug Mart locations in municipalities across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) and Ottawa. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Taking Next Steps in Testing Hydrogen-Powered Train Technology

    Ontario is taking the next steps in exploring the potential of hydrail as an alternative to conventional electric trains, as Ontario transforms the GO network into a rapid-transit system that will provide faster and more frequent service for commuters and families.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Wi-Fi Coming to GO Transit

    Ontario is introducing Wi-Fi on GO trains and buses, and launching an improved GO Transit website and trip planner, making it easier and more convenient for commuters and families to use GO Transit.

    News Release | Transportation

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