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Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation launches automated vehicle pilot program

November 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO) announced on Monday that it is launching “the first automated vehicle (AV) pilot program in Canada,” led by the University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and BlackBerry QNX. The pilot brings together a range

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Ontario set to reintroduce photo radar for municipalities

November 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced that she intends to introduce legislation that, if passed, would give municipalities the power to introduce automated speed enforcement (ASE) technology in school and community safety zones. According to a press release issued on

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Ontario to build almost 500 electric charging stations across the province to help reduce greenhouse gas pollution and fight climate change

July 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Ontario is building nearly 500 electric charging stations at more than 250 locations across the province in a bid to help reduce greenhouse gas pollution and fight climate change, the provincial Ministry of Transportation (MTO) said on Wednesday. The ministry

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Automated technology in Toronto public transit scheduled for executive committee discussion

June 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A recommendation to ask the Toronto Transit Commission to report on a plan for automated vehicle technology is on the agenda of a June 28 meeting of local politicians. The executive committee – comprised of 13 of Toronto’s city councillors