Public Service Announcements
Roundabouts maximize safety in Durham Region
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 10:05 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has installed roundabouts across the region as part of the Durham Vision Zero Strategic Road Safety Action Plan. Roundabouts are designed to maximize safety and minimize delay, while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.
Where: Roundabouts are installed at intersections at various locations across the region in place of traffic control signals. Locations are selected based on a thorough assessment that ensures a roundabout is the preferred...
Join us for a celebration of Black History Month
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 04:05 PM
The Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS), City of Pickering, Municipality of Clarington, Canadian Jamaican Club of Oshawa, The Power to Be International, Congress of Black Women - Oshawa/Whitby and DurhamOne will be hosting an in-person event to celebrate Black History Month.
This event, “Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts,” is being held on Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa....
Durham Region encourages road safety during Campus Safety Week
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 03:10 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS), is supporting Campus Safety Week at Ontario Tech University and Durham College (January 9 to 13) by encouraging pedestrian, driver and cyclist safety on school campuses and in surrounding areas. This support aligns with Durham Vision Zero’s public campaign to create safer roads for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists.
Everyone has a role to play in ensuring the safety of our community....
Draft Growth Allocations and Settlement Area Boundary Expansions map commenting deadline
Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2023 12:43 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents that the public review and comment period for the draft area municipal growth allocations and draft Settlement Area Boundary Expansion areas closes on January 18. An interactive map was developed to facilitate input and will remain available until the commenting deadline.
What: The draft area municipal Growth Allocations and Settlement Area Boundary Expansions represent the second phase of Durham Region’s Growth Management...
Upcoming road closure on Valley Farm Road in Pickering
Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2023 11:33 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of an upcoming road closure on Valley Farm Road in the City of Pickering.
When: January 3 to April 30, 2023, with restoration in the spring. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Valley Farm Road, from Finch Avenue to Greenmount Street, in Pickering.
Why: The road closure is required to replace a sanitary sewer pipe.
Note: Signed detour routes will be in place, and access to the residential...