Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 01:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – In honour of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, The Regional Municipality of Durham has awarded eight local champions the Accessibility Award. This award recognizes their dedication to removing barriers and making the Region more accessible for people of all abilities.
Each year, the local Accessibility Advisory Committees (AACs) nominate individuals, businesses or services based on their efforts in identifying, removing and preventing barriers for individuals living...
Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 11:01 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually at Regional Headquarters on Wednesday, December 2, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included holiday season service levels, upcoming service enhancements and the DRT U-Pass agreement for the 2020-2021 academic year. Details and other highlights include:
- Holiday season service: In response to annual lower ridership during the holiday period, DRT will operate with reduced service...
Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 10:14 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is inviting the public to review and comment on the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study for the realignment and widening of Bloor Street (Regional Road 22) in the City of Oshawa.
When: December 3 to 17
Where: Bloor Street (Regional Road 22) from east of Harmony Road (Regional Road 33) to Grandview Street, in the City of Oshawa.
Why: The realignment and widening of Bloor Street was identified in the Durham Transportation Master Plan...
Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 03:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Winchester Road West (Regional Road 3) in the City of Oshawa.
When: December 7 to December 23. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Winchester Road West, from Simcoe Street North to 250 metres west of Simcoe Street North, in Oshawa.
Why: To safely construct an entrance to support new development.
Note: The Region realizes that the construction work will be disruptive...
Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 03:09 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Earlier today—as part of the We’re on This Ride Together awareness campaign and in an effort to continue to encourage all passengers to wear a mask while using public transit—Durham Region Transit (DRT) unveiled its huge mask decal; to be displayed on three buses within its fleet.
The large mask decals, which span the entire front of the bus, will serve as a reminder to all those in the Region of the importance of wearing a mask when out in the community, including on board DRT...