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  • Ontario Moving Forward with Bridge Study in Eastern Ontario

    MALLORYTOWN - Ontario is keeping its promise to evaluate the transportation needs of Eastern Ontario by launching a study for bridges and interchanges along the 401 corridor between Kingston and Highway 416. 

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  • Ontario Commits to Buying More BiLevel Cars for GO Transit

    TORONTO - The Ontario Government announced today that Metrolinx, the province's regional transportation agency, has agreed to buy 36 more BiLevel cars from Bombardier Transportation.

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  • Ontario Introducing Free Wi-Fi on GO Transit in 2020

    MILTON - Today, Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA), joined Parm Gill, MPP for Milton, and Mark Childs, Chief Marketing Officer for Metrolinx, at Milton GO Station to announce that the Ontario government is bringing free Wi-Fi to GO buses and trains next year.  

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  • Ontario Bringing More Midday Service on the GO Transit Lakeshore East Line

    AJAX - Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, joined Vijay Thanigasalam, MPP for Scarborough-Rouge Park, Rod Phillips, MPP for Ajax, Lorne Coe, MPP for Whitby, Lindsey Park, MPP for Durham, and Phil Verster, President and CEO, Metrolinx, to announce the government's plans to improve transportation across the province. 

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  • Ontario Bringing New Two-Way Evening GO Train Service for Brampton, More Service to Kitchener

    BRAMPTON - Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA), joined Prabmeet Sarkaria, MPP for Brampton South, Amarjot Sandhu, MPP for Brampton West, and Phil Verster, President and CEO of Metrolinx, to announce the government's plan to continue to improve transportation across the province. 

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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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