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Trail Sustainability Fund Improving Local Trails

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 02:11 PM

Over the last year, the Trail Sustainability Fund has been implemented by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the Township of Uxbridge and Region of Durham at select locations to fund enhanced services and amenities at local trail heads. The partners in the project are collecting parking fees at select parking locations and will use 100% of the proceeds to fund maintenance, and improvements to infrastructure at the trail sites. 

Watch for reserved lanes for buses and cyclists in Durham Region

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:40 AM

Reserved lanes for buses and cyclists are a traffic control device to help improve cyclist, driver and pedestrian safety. Reserved lanes are clearly marked with overhead diamond signs, ground-mounted diamond signs and pavement markings.

Bus-only lanes are reserved for public transit vehicles—Durham Region Transit buses and Go Transit buses—to help buses get through congested areas and stay on schedule. Motorists are prohibited from using bus-only lanes. Vehicles can enter bus-only lanes to...

Residents are invited to view the revised 2022 Building Activity Review

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023 11:54 AM

The Regional Municipality of Durham invites residents to view the revised 2022 Building Activity Review, which summarizes key results of the 2022 Annual Building Activity Review. This annual report includes building permit and construction activity for Durham Region and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) for 2022, with comparisons to 2021.  The revised 2022 Building Activity Review can be viewed online at durham.ca.

The Planning and Economic Development Department conducts ongoing...

Notice of Pesticide Use in along Township of Uxbridge Roads

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 04:18 PM

The Township of Uxbridge intends to control noxious weeds along pre-selected rural Concession roadsides north of Davis Drive.

Areas to be sprayed are marked in green on the maps below (click to enlarge).

The following pesticides registered under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada) will be used:

  • ClearView Herbicide (PCP registration number 29752), which contains the active ingredients, Metsulfuron-Methyl and Aminopyralid (present as potassium salt). Hasten NT Ultra Spray Adjuvant (PCP...

Safety Improvements Set to Begin in Goodwood

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023 03:38 PM

Various safety improvements for the Goodwood community are set to roll out over the next four years, with some projects set to begin in the fall of 2023.

The following are the planned improvements for the Goodwood area:

  • Installation of a roundabout at Goodwood Rd. and Brock Rd. in Coppin’s Corners. This project is tentatively scheduled for construction in 2027/2028. Roundabouts maximize safety and minimize delay, while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.
  • The Region plans to alter the...

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