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 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...
Posted on Monday, November 30, 2020 03:11 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council has approved a new Master Housing Strategy to improve housing access for everyone.
The Strategy aims to improve affordability and access to housing across Durham Region, while highlighting priorities in At Home in Durham, the Durham Housing Plan 2014-2024, including providing affordable rent, greater housing choice, strong and vibrant neighbourhoods, and ending homelessness.
The new Master Housing Strategy is a living document that will:
- Revitalize the Durham...
Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 03:56 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is collaborating with local area municipalities and utilities to create a community-wide network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers to accelerate our transition to a clean energy economy. This initiative is made possible through a more than $296,000 investment from the Natural Resources Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program.
The investment will support the installation of 60 electric vehicle connectors across 21 municipally-owned and publicly-accessible...
Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 09:03 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“Due to COVID-19, the holidays are going to look a little different this year. In addition to public health measures that are currently in place as part of the Control - Red Category, the Province of Ontario has issued some general advice to consider when planning your holiday activities.
To help us safely celebrate with our loved ones, Durham residents are urged to avoid...