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  • 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

  • Ontario Reducing Emissions on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

    Ontario is partnering with Toronto Hydro to build an innovative energy storage system that will provide back-up power to the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line, which will increase reliability, lower operating costs and reduce emissions.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Appoints Chair to Drive High Speed Rail Project Forward

    Ontario has appointed the Honourable David Collenette to lead Ontario's High Speed Rail (HSR) Planning Advisory Board-continuing progress to bring high speed rail service to the province and cut travel times between Toronto and Windsor.  

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Making it Easier to Charge Electric Vehicles

    Ontario is making it easier to use electric vehicles to get to and from work by assisting employers, commercial building owners and managers to install charging stations at their workplaces. 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 Investing in Major New Rapid Transit Line in London

    Ontario is investing in the London Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)--a major new transit project that will connect people in London with work, school, appointments and activities faster, while increasing transit ridership and helping manage congestion. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Making G1 Written Test Available in Armenian

    Ontario is making its written knowledge test for a G1 licence available in Armenian starting this spring, to support newcomers in learning the rules of the road and improve road safety.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Cancels Carrier's Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration (CVOR)

    Carrier: 2216585 Ontario Limited and affiliated company under 2364328 Ontario Inc. (CVOR # 165-812-920, # 176-365-788)

    Location: Hamilton, ON

    Description of offence: Unacceptable overall safety violation rate based on inspections, convictions and collisions over a two year period.

    Effective:  December 6, 2017

    Penalty: Permanent cancellation of its commercial vehicle operator's registration certificate (CVOR) and seizure of all Ontario commercial licence plates and permits for commercial motor vehicles and trailers issued in its name.

    Bulletin | Transportation

  • Ontario Cancels Carrier's Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration

    Carrier: LBM Trucking & Leasing Inc. (CVOR # 143-348-714)

    Location: Troy, ON

    Description of offence: Unacceptable overall safety violation rate based on inspections, convictions and collisions over a two year period.

    Effective:  December 5, 2017

    Penalty: Permanent cancellation of its commercial vehicle operator's registration certificate (CVOR) and seizure of all Ontario commercial licence plates and permits for commercial motor vehicles and trailers issued in its name.

    Bulletin | Transportation

  • Ontario Cuts TTC Fare for People Connecting to or from GO Transit

    Ontario has cut the cost of commuting by up to $1.50 for people who use their PRESTO card to transfer between the TTC and GO Transit or the UP Express, and has officially opened its 66th GO Transit station at Downsview Park, which provides a direct connection to the new TTC Line 1 subway extension to York Region.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Opens New Section of Highway in Durham Region

    Ontario is improving traffic flow and reducing congestion in Durham region, with the next phase of Highway 407 from Harmony Road to Taunton Road in Clarington now open.

    News Release | Transportation

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