Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 02:58 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“Earlier today, the Government of Canada announced a significant investment of $15 billion in public transit over the span of eight years beginning in 2026. This is a major increase in permanent federal transit funding.
This is also great news for Durham Region—both Durham Region Transit and our transit-oriented development initiatives. I look forward to learning more about...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 02:27 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) and Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS) are working together; doing their part in the fight against COVID-19. Thorough collaboration, and a dedication to the health and safety of our community members, the team has launched an innovative mobile COVID-19 testing clinic.
Since the start of the pandemic, RDPS have been providing testing at various locations in Durham Region. With physical testing space becoming harder to obtain, and the weather turning...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 11:04 AM
Whitby, Ontario –The Regional Municipality of Durham continues to support unsheltered residents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and remains committed to ending chronic homelessness in Durham Region.
To stay safe and warm this winter, unsheltered residents may access housing-focused shelter programs located throughout the region. Housing-focused shelter programs aim to end homelessness by providing temporary accommodation, while helping find permanent housing. In addition, outreach hubs are available...
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 12:15 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on Wednesday, February 3, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included the Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot, mobile paramedic clinic, Public Information Centres (PICs) and the 2021 Business Plan and Budget. Details and highlights include:
- Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot: The Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot is a partnership with DRT, the Town of Whitby and other various stakeholders....
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 01:32 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is excited to announce that the new Shop Durham Region online marketplace is live. The multi-vendor e-store allows shoppers to safely purchase products from multiple Durham-based businesses in a single transaction.
More than ever, shopping local makes a big impact on small businesses. Through this new online marketplace, residents can safely explore 600 local products in a single shopping experience and collect purchases through contactless pick-up—making it...