Maintenance and Traffic Management
A road classification system designates streets into different groups or classes according to the type of service each group is intended to provide. This is a fundamental tool for urban development and road management. Grouping roads with similar functions can improve transportation planning, road infrastructure design, maintenance, traffic and road operations.
Find out more about the City of Toronto's five road classifications.
City Council, at its meeting of November 27, 28 and 29, 2012 adopted changes in the Road Classification System.
City Council, at its meeting of June 7, 8 and 9, 2000, adopted a new road classification system to consolidate and replace the various road classification systems inherited from Toronto's seven former municipalities. Read more...
Road Classification System maps and indices are available to download.