Posted on Monday, July 06, 2020 06:00 AM
In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Region has introduced a new all-way stop at Cameron Street and Laidlaw Street in Cannington (Township of Brock) to improve roadway safety for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
The new all-way stop will require all drivers in each direction to stop their vehicle before entering the intersection, as well as yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk and any traffic in or approaching the intersection. With a new controlled crossing, this initiative will improve road...
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:00 AM
Did you know that speed is a contributing factor in approximately one third of fatal motor vehicle collisions? Reducing speed is the best way we can reduce the frequency and severity of collisions in our community.
While traffic may be lighter during COVID-19 as residents continue to stay home, road safety is more important than ever and we all must use roads responsibly. For drivers, that means slowing down and remembering that speed limits are not guidelines – they are laws. For cyclists and pedestrians,...
Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 04:45 AM
Calling all Durham Region residents! Want a chance to win a $100 gift card to your favourite grocery store? Then enter our Durham Region Waste App Contest until June 28!
To enter, simply download the Durham Region Waste app on App Store or Google Play to your mobile device. Whitby residents need to enter the contest by downloading the Whitby Waste Buddy app. Then, sign up for a reminder (via email, mobile, iCal, voice or text message) and enter the contest through the app....
Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 08:00 AM
The Region of Durham is planning a Mixed Waste Pre-Sort and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Facility to convert organic waste like food scraps into a renewable natural gas that will be used to heat homes and power natural gas barbeques and vehicles.
Currently, the preferred location for the new facility is in Clarington, next to the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC). While Durham’s population continues to grow—with an expectancy to reach more than 1 million people in the next decade—more residents will mean...
Posted on Sunday, June 07, 2020 08:45 AM
Each year, from May to October, the Region implements line painting operations on Durham roads to ensure roadway markings are easily visible and reflective.
To ease your commute, the Region has equipped our road painting trucks with new technology that allows residents to view the location of painting operations in real-time. Residents can now plan their route by following our line painting crews on Waze—an innovative live traffic and navigation app.
Line painting is a moving operation that progresses...