Maintenance and Traffic Management

Road Classification System

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.

Learn More

WCM_Pic2TimelineB_FINAL_20131108.gif

Development of 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...

WCM_Pic3_FINAL_20131112.jpg

Maps and Indices

Road Classification System maps and indices are available to download.