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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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  • Ontario Invests in Highway Infrastructure in Mississauga

    MISSISSAUGA — Ontario's government is putting people first by investing in the rehabilitation of the bridge on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) over the Credit River in Mississauga. 

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  • Ontario Invests in Highway Infrastructure

    PETERBOROUGH — Ontario's government for the people is putting people first by making investments to repair and rebuild several bridges along Highway 7/115 in Peterborough.  

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  • Ontario Adds New Express GO Trains on the Lakeshore East Line

    TORONTO—Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek announced new express GO Train service on the Lakeshore East line that will offer more choice for transit users and commuters travelling from Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering starting tomorrow.

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  • New Pelee Island Ferry Now in Service

    LEAMINGTON - Ontario's government is putting people first by launching the new Pelee Islander II ferry to make it easier to get people moving and make sure that Essex County is open for business, open for jobs. 

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  • Ontario Invests $1.3 Billion in Highway Infrastructure

    The Ontario government is putting people first by investing $1.3 billion to rebuild and restore highways across the province. Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced funding for projects that will help create jobs for Ontario's construction industry and keep our highways safe and reliable so that Ontario has a transportation network that encourages job creation, investment and trade in every region across the province.

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