Website for Gardiner Expressway
This new website
has been created to provide information on activities relating to the Gardiner Expressway including maintenance work, road closures and more.
City of Toronto conducts study of downtown transportation operations
The purpose of the Downtown Transportation Operations Study
is to identify and address congestion and traffic operations issues in downtown Toronto. The study will develop a near-to-medium term improvements to the existing surface transportation network that will help to achieve safe and efficient transportation in the downtown.
We are moving
Effective January 21, 2013, Off Street Parking office, Toronto & East York District, will be relocated from 433 Eastern Avenue to East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto ON M4C 5R1. Phone numbers remain the same 416-392-7768.
Road Sweeping Operation Toronto District
The central area of the City of Toronto has begun its sweeping operation on the roads. This initiative will see leaves cleaned up as well. More information
Renew residential permit parking on-line
If your City of Toronto residential parking permit is due for renewal,
all you need is your permit number or license plate, and a credit
card to renew
for one or two terms.
Car-Share Vehicle Parking Areas (CVPAs)
Applications are now being accepted by Transportation Services from Car-share Organizations/Companies for the creation of additional on-street car-share vehicle parking areas (CVPAs). Learn more about the CVPAs program
Making a claim for damages from potholes
If you believe that the City has been negligent in its maintenance of City roads, causing bodily injury or damage to your property, you can file a claim against the City to seek compensation. More information
New "Streets" by-law for encroachments and activities in public road allowance
The City of Toronto recently adopted a new by-law regulating encroachments and other activities taking place on City roads and boulevards. The by-law also requires that property owners maintain the boulevards abutting the public road frontages of their properties. Find out more about the new by-law
T.O. INview: New mapping tool shows planned capital construction in City
will allow users to identify the location, and other important details, of capital projects across Toronto that are planned to be constructed in 2012. Learn more
2012 Community Street Event Guidelines
Transportation Services has developed a 'how-to' guide for the planning of street events
. The guide is a streamlined online tool designed to make the process more user-friendly, and build neighbourhood interest in pedestrian streets and events.
Toronto Wayfinding Public Information Meeting
Public learns about wayfinding
at public meeting. Website helps residents, visitors navigate city roads
The City of Toronto has a website that makes it easier for motorists to find their way around
The City of Toronto recently launched an online newsletter focusing on issues related to pedestrians, walking, and the City's public realm. To read the first issue and subscribe, please visit the Pedometer
Transportation Services working hard to keep traffic moving
With the City growing and more cars on our streets, traffic congestion is a major challenge in our community. Learn more about how the city balances the needs of all road users.
Overnight on-street parking permits now available
The City has just made it possible for residents to acquire an overnight on-street parking permit for their guests. Learn more about the permits and how to get one
Self-guided Walking Tours
The City has developed a new website
that offers self-guided walking tours.
Graffiti Management Strategy
Transportation Services, Public Realm Section, is beginning the development of a City-wide strategy regarding graffiti management and enforcement. This strategy should ultimately result in a more efficient and coordinated approach to the existing programs currently being applied in several City departments, agencies, boards and commissions, and private corporations.
More information on the city's graffiti management program
311 offers convenience of online service requests
Requesting a City service or reporting a problem is easy to do online. 311 Self-Service allows you to report City street-related issues such as potholes, road or sidewalk damage, missing/damaged street signs or pavement markings, and more. You can also track the status of your service request online. Visit toronto.ca/311
Construction Standards for Roads
The city's current and archived road construction standards and drawings are now available on-line
and maintained by the Standards, Policies & Quality Assurance (SPQA) unit of Technical Services.
Help shape the future of electric vehicles
The City of Toronto is investigating ways to fit electric vehicles (EV) into its sustainable transportation plan with the goal of proposing an EV strategy to City Council in 2011. Share your thoughts on things
we should consider and learn more on our efforts to date
Parking for buses in Toronto
The City of Toronto has identified several parking spaces that can be used by buses in the downtown core, surrounding central business district and Portlands areas. Learn more about the information and maps
Motorcycles and Scooters permitted access to City’s High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes
Motorcycles and scooters (but not motor assisted bicycles)
can now access the City’s HOV lanes. This change is expected to improve the safety for these motorists. Learn more
Changes to Watch Your Speed Program
The Watch Your Speed program
uses large signs to show motorists the speed their vehicles are travelling and to get them to slow down. The program is being expanded by the City of Toronto.
Traffic and safety summary data:
the free Adobe
Acrobat reader to view PDF files.