Durham Region leading the way with electric vehicle charging stations at Headquarters
Posted on Friday, February 28, 2020 06:45 AM
Durham Region now has six new electric vehicle charging stations at its corporate headquarters building at 605 Rossland Road East in Whitby.
The charging stations, located along the north wall on the first floor of the parking garage, are available for use by staff and visitors of Durham Regional Headquarters. Designated parking for electric vehicles is also available.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is an economic, social and environmental priority for Durham Region, which is why we want to make...
Watch your speed: radar feedback signs are in your community
Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 08:00 AM
In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Region of Durham has launched a speed radar feedback (RFB) sign program on Regional roads to improve driver awareness of speed limits on Regional roads and reduce aggressive driving.
The signs will be installed in locations rotating throughout the Region such as hamlets, school zones, community safety zones and other locations where the signs have been pre-determined to have the greatest benefit based on several factors, including speeding patterns, collision...
Durham Region shows its pride with rainbow crosswalk
Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 08:00 AM
The Region of Durham is sending a message of inclusion to everyone who visits its corporate headquarters building in Whitby with the installation of a rainbow crosswalk.
We want everyone who enters our headquarters building to feel welcome when they cross the vibrant rainbow crosswalk. Durham’s beautiful new crosswalk is a bold symbol of belonging—showcasing how the Region of Durham values, embraces and celebrates diversity and equality. Everyone is welcome in Durham.
Durham Region’s Headquarters building,...
Durham Vision Zero
Posted on Monday, January 13, 2020 08:00 AM
Durham Region is working with our partners to create safer roads for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers through the Durham Vision Zero Strategic Road Safety Action Plan. Durham Vision Zero will help ensure that our region remains the best place in Ontario to live, work and raise a family.
When a resident suddenly dies on our roadways, it is not just a traffic inconvenience. The community member we lose—the hockey coach, the teacher, the friendly neighbour who shovels your driveway—has needlessly been...
Planning strong waste management for the future
Posted on Thursday, January 02, 2020 06:00 AM
Durham Region’s population is projected to increase from 645,000 to 1.2 million by 2041! Durham Region is an exciting place to be—across the 2,500 square kilometres and eight distinct municipalities that make up our region, you’ll find small towns and big cities, suburbs and high rises, family farms and condos, creeks and waterfront vistas. It’s a mix you won’t find anywhere else.
This great quality of life is supported by strong services provided by your Regional government. To ensure that our services...