Street Use By-law
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.
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.
During the late winter and early spring, potholes pop up
on city roads. Find out how the Transportation Services Division
potholes on our streets.
Province of Ontario recently passed legislation allowing municipalities
to operate red light cameras at intersections indefinitely. Learn
Construction is a way of life in Toronto. But the Transportation
Services Division is taking steps to reduce delays for all road
users. Find out more about why road repairs are necessary and how
City plans to fix roads saves money.
Salt is an important element in the City’s plans to keep
roads safe and passable during the winter season. However, the
City has initiated a comprehensive Salt Management Plan aimed at
reducing the amount of salt used on our roads. Find
out more about
salt usage and what you can do to help us reduce the amount of
The Transportation Services Division has come a
long way in its efforts to clear snow from city roads and sidewalks. Find out more about what you can expect from the City when the snow flies.
The City of Toronto has taken the next step in its efforts to make Toronto a Clean and Beautiful City through the Coordinated Street Furniture Program.
Concerned about traffic delays? Want to find out
the best way to get around Toronto? That’s where the City’s
road information line can help. Find out
more about the City’s
road information line.
Road Classification System
Council, at its meeting of June 7, 8 and 9, 2000, adopted a new road
classification system to consolidate and replace the various
road classification systems inherited from Toronto's seven former
New street name signs
The City of Toronto has developed a new street name sign to follow Councilís intention to provide a high quality, coordinated and well designed public realm for the citizens of Toronto and its visitors. Street name signs have a vital role in that context as they are an important and integral component of the urban landscape.