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Construction on section of Toronto Gardiner to finish early

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO- Toronto Mayor John Tory announced that construction on a section of the Gardiner Expressway will finish two months ahead of schedule at an extra cost of $2-million.

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Welcome to Torontow

December 5, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO-The Toronto Trucking Association has issued a warning to city truckers: come January 1, the City of Toronto will be applying a new “zero tolerance” towing policy, applied to any drivers who block major routes during rush hour.

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Will Hogtown Traffic Get Less Congested?

December 4, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO- Newly-elected Toronto Mayor John Tory has six changes that he claims will ease up Big Smoke’s gridlock, according to reports.

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Toronto’s Plan for Narrower Lanes May Be Risky: OTA

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO – The City of Toronto is considering narrowing some street lanes to slow down drivers and make the streets safer, but the Ontario Trucking association cautions that reducing lane width might increase the risk of collisions.

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VIDEO REPORT: Massive T.O. transit fix could impact road users

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — There’s still a lot that’s up in the air concerning the $50 billion Metrolinx transit-transportation plan, but if proponents ever hope to complete even a handful of the 100 proposed projects, there’s little doubt that drivers are the ones who will eventually be asked to foot the bill.

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VIDEO REPORT: Massive T.O. transit fix could impact road users

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — There’s still a lot that’s up in the air concerning the $50 billion Metrolinx transit-transportation plan, but if proponents ever hope to complete even a handful of the 100 proposed projects, there’s little doubt that drivers are the ones who will eventually be asked to foot the bill.

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OTA Amps Up Toronto Conference This November

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is coming out of the gate motors blazing for its 87th annual Convention and Executive Forum.

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Downtown Toronto off limits for dangerous goods

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — As part of the increased security measures during the G-20 summit, certain parts of downtown Toronto will be off limits for dangerous goods haulers.

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U of T offers a two-day fleet maintenance course

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Anybody working in a position related to the maintenance and replacement of moveable capital assets will benefit from a two-day program being offered at the University of Toronto called “Fleet Maintenance and Replacement: Optimizing Life-Cycle Decisions”.

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Hijacked truckers released unharmed

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — A team of armed thieves hijacked a tractor-trailer, took the driver and his partner on a three-hour joyride in a van, blindfolded, and then finally released the pair, unharmed, in a mall parking lot at the other end of Toronto.

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Truck World ’14: 300,000 sq. ft. of Trucks, Equipment, Tech

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – Canada’s national truck show, Truck World, annually brings together hundreds of exhibitors to create 300, 000 sq. feet of trucks, equipment and technology serving the trucking industry.

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Truck World: Chock Full of Informative Business Sessions

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – If you’re looking for a job in trucking, could use some valuable business tips from industry experts or just want to check out some chromed up iron, Truck World’s the place to be.

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U of T offers a two-day fleet maintenance course

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Anybody working in a position related to the maintenance and replacement of moveable capital assets will benefit from a two-day program being offered at the University of Toronto called “Fleet Maintenance and Replacement: Optimizing Life-Cycle Decisions”.

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Truckers Beware: Toronto Doubles Parking Tickets

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – Parking fines have more than doubled on some busy downtown Toronto roads earlier this week.

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Ontario Government Suggests Higher Fuel Taxes

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A most recent suggestion by the Transit Investment Strategy Advisory Panel could result in many Ontario truckers paying higher fuel taxes.