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  • Ontario-York Region Sign Landmark Transit Agreement

    TORONTO - Following the signing of the "Ontario-York Region Transit Partnership Preliminary Agreement" with the Regional Municipality of York, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation and Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA) issued the following joint statement:

    Statement | Transportation

  • Ontario Moves Forward with Widening Highway 17 from Arnprior to Renfrew

    TORONTO — Today, John Yakabuski, MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, announced the Ontario government is moving forward with the first stage of widening Highway 17 from two to four lanes between Arnprior and Renfrew. The highway expansion, with four new interchanges, will keep families safe, connect communities, and drive economic growth in the region.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Canada and Ontario Move Forward with Widening Highway 401 in Cambridge

    TORONTO — Today, the governments of Canada and Ontario announced the widening of Highway 401 from six to ten lanes in the Cambridge area. This major highway expansion will relieve congestion, shorten commute times and ensure the safe and reliable movement of essential goods along Canada's busiest highway and critical trade corridor.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Fills Critical Transportation Gap in the Northwest

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is introducing new bus routes that will connect passengers to jobs, hospitals and other essential services in the Northwest with the launch of two new intercommunity bus services.  

    News Release | Transportation

  • Government Launches New Tool to Support Trucking Industry

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is offering a new free 511 app which will provide truck drivers immediate access to the information they need to stay safe, fed and rested while delivering essential goods across the province during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Supports Trucking Sector for Keeping Goods Moving

    TORONTO - Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation issued the following statement on supporting truck drivers during the COVID-19 outbreak:

    Statement | Transportation

  • Closure of Drive Test Centres In Response to COVID-19

    TORONTO - Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation issued the following statement today regarding the status of Drive Test Centres and Travel Point locations:

    Statement | Transportation

  • More Municipalities will Benefit from Transit Funding

    Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, announced Ontario is investing $365.3 million to expand and improve local transportation across the province.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Province Moving Forward to Widen and Improve Safety on Highway 401 Between Tilbury and London

    Today, the province took the next step to deliver on its commitment to improve safety on Highway 401 between Tilbury and London. Ontario is proceeding with an Expression of Interest to procure a contractor to widen and install concrete median barriers on the first 11 km of the project between Tilbury and Merlin Road in Chatham-Kent. This is part of the government's plan to build safer and better highways to get people and goods moving to support Ontario's economy and quality of life.

    News Release | Transportation

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