City divisions

Transportation Services

Transportation Services is responsible for improvements to the City's public realm, road right-of-way regulation and road repair and maintenance, which can result in road restrictions. The division also handles traffic operations, enforcement, cleaning/removing activities as well as Toronto's Road Classification System. The division has seven sections:

  • Etobicoke York District
  • North York District
  • Public Realm
  • Scarborough District
  • Toronto and East York District
  • Traffic Management Centre
  • Transportation Infrastructure Management

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The division looks after:

  • road and sidewalk maintenance
  • street cleaning
  • snow clearing and road salting
  • permits for on-street parking, construction and street events
  • traffic signs and pavement markings
  • traffic signals and traffic safety
  • red light camera operations
  • construction planning and policies
  • pedestrian and cycling programs
  • installing street furniture
  • developing public spaces

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Fast Facts:

  • 5,600 km of roads
  • 7,945 km of sidewalks
  • 600 bridges and culverts
  • 504 pedestrian crosswalks
  • 2,184 traffic signals
  • 399 flashing beacons
  • 4,100 bus shelters
  • 1,000,000 signs
  • 100,000 permits issued annually
  • 112 km of bike lanes
  • 168 km of bike trails
  • 138 km of bike routes
  • 9,000 pieces of street furniture

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Mission Statement:

To provide a safe, efficient, and effective transportation system that serve our residents, businesses, and visitors in an environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable manner.