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Bus Rollover On 401

Tuesday there was  major pileup on The 401 east of Kingston that killed one person and sent nearly 30 to the hospital. This morning closer to home a driver was  seriously injured and taken to hospital but non-life threatening after

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Toronto Wants To Save Money By Having Non-Police Officers Direct Traffic

A new report from the City of Toronto recommends that Ontario laws be changed so that police officers aren’t the only ones allowed to direct traffic. Under current provincial rules, only police officers are authorized to direct traffic and close

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Major Traffic Congestion Predicted For Tonight

Tonight is a night to either take public transit or walk to get where you’re going in the city of Toronto. The Blue Jays home opener means baseball is back in The 6ix but it also means major traffic congestion

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Massive Taxi Protest Planned For NBA All Star Weekend

Toronto and GTA taxi drivers have announced a massive protest, set to happen this weekend when thousands of fans and celebrities are visiting our city for the NBA All Star game. “We are going for a heavy duty strike much

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Uber Is Launching A Helicopter Service

Instead of sitting in traffic during rush hour, Uber will soon allow you to fly above it all…for a price. Airbus Group SE and Uber are partnering to create an on-demand helicopter service.  “UberChopper” will be tested during the Sundance

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The Government Will Announce Details On HOT Lanes Today

The Ontario government will announce the details of its plan to introduce high-occupancy toll lanes later this morning. The so-called HOT lanes would allow motorists without passengers to pay to use High-Occupancy-Vehicle (HOV) lanes, which were designed to encourage carpooling.

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[Viral Video] Insane Traffic Jam!

You think we have commuter chaos in Toronto and GTA or even crossing the US Border going shopping or to a sporting event? Imagine being in China? A security checkpoint on the other side of the toll booth caused this

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[Road Closure] DVP Closed North and Southbound

‪Heading to the Jays Game or Cabana today keep in mind The Don Valley Parkway is closed for Fall maintenance. It’s scheduled to reopen Monday at 5am. City crews have shut down all lanes running north and south from Gardiner

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Weekend What You Need To Know

Traffic:  Navigating around Toronto is going to be a little more difficult this weekend. The DVP is closing for fall maintenance. It will close late Saturday night and remain unavailable until 5am on Monday morning. It’s a full closure from the

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Road Closures in Toronto This Weekend: Sept 12/13

pm.With TIFF in full force, among other events, there’s lots happening in the city and that unfortunately means road closures. Check out the full list below.

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Carpooling With The Dos Equis Guy

This man doesn’t always use the carpool lane, but when he does, it’s with cardboard Dos Equis guy. A Washington state man tried to cheat rush hour traffic by driving in the carpool lane with a cardboard cut-out of the Dos

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[Video] Dashcam Catches Major Toronto Accident

The drive home yesterday was an absolute bear for Toronto commuters. A transport truck heading south on the 404 lost control on the ramp to the 401 and took a shortcut to the highway below, crashing over the guardrail and

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The Traffic Plan For The 2015 Pan Am Games

Yesterday we learned more about how much the Pan/AM games are going to affect regular life here in the GTA this summer. The province has announced its plan to get thousands of athletes and spectators to and from events. 

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The Gardiner Will Be Completely Closed This Weekend

This weekend Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway will close for annual fall maintenance. Both directions of the Gardiner will be closed between Carlaw Avenue and Highway 427 from 11:00pm on Friday, September 26 (eastbound), and midnight

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Traffic Lights Can Easily Be Hacked Into

Researchers have uncovered a series of major security holes in traffic light systems that allowed them to be controlled remotely.  With permission from a local road agency, the University of Michigan researchers hacked into nearly

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