Province of Ontario Transportation

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Province of Ontario Transportation

  • Public transit - city

    Ottawa Transportation

    You've arrived at YOW - Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier Airport map of Arrivals hall Cleared immigration and Customs, maybe need a Tim Hortons double double and timbits, for $3-30 you'll be able to ride downton on Bus 97, example of Google Map route If you're 65+ senior, only $2.00 per ride with transfers

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  • Buses

    Windsor Transportation

    Need a Bus to Detroit or Toronto Airport, why not go with ROBERT Q AIRBUS! Detroit to Windsor - Windsor to Detroit FARES Adult One Way$34.00 Return $68.00 Senior / Student One Way $31.00 Return $62.00 Child One Way $17.00 Return $34.00 Senior 60+ Student 12 + with student card Children 11 and under Toronto to Windsor - Windsor to...

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  • General travelling info in London

    London Transportation

    I will give you both our and our son's experiences. First, for a proper London area vacation you need a vehicle. Sure there is lots to do downtown - pubs, restaurants, churches, museums, parks and the like. For all these things, we walked from our downtown accommodations. But London is a sprawling city - so for many things you need wheels. Also,...

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  • Travel by Rail

    Ottawa Transportation

    Having travelled from New York up to Montreal on the Amtrak Ariondak which was a less than spectacularly slow 10 hour service, our next stop was Ottawa. Our Montreal hotel was the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, chosen by us as the railway station is a simple elevator ride down under the hotel. The trip to Ottawa was uneventful and quite speedy but was...

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  • Crossing the Detroit River

    Windsor Transportation

    If you drive into Canada from the US you can either go over or under the Detroit River, I have gone over the Ambassador Bridge on previous trips and it is the more scenic of the two routes. You have to pay a toll, either in Canadian or US Currency (currently $4.75CDN or $4US, same as the tunnel), and pass through immigration/customs where they ask...

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  • Travel by Air

    Ottawa Transportation

    From outside the N-American continent: Fly to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (aka YUL)- formerly known as Montreal-Dorval - and rent a car at the airport. From there it is about 2 hours to get to Ottawa (highway 40 & 417). You will avoid a change of planes at the busy Toronto or Montreal airport and save traveltime. The disadvantage...

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  • Railroad

    Windsor Transportation

    Located in the Walkerville area of Windsor, VIA RAIL CANADA connects Windsor with London and Toronto, Ontario. It's been years since I've taken "the train". The last time it was with my neighbour as we were going to Toronto to see "Riverdance" which was playing there. The Train Station is located in East Windsor. From Ambassador Bridge, make your...

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  • Intercity by bus

    Ottawa Transportation

    February 2012 update: it appears that the YOW Shuttle Service ceased its operations at the Ottawa Airport in the summer of 2011. No other similar service has yet replaced it. However, if your hotel is the Holiday Inn Express or the Hilton Garden Inn, both near the airport, each has their own shuttle service to and from the airport....

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  • Roads

    Windsor Transportation

    Windsor is the western terminus of both Highway 401, Canada's busiest highway, and of VIA Rail's Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. Windsor has completed a municipal highway, E.C. Row Expressway, running from east-west through the city. Consisting of 15.7 kilometres (10 mi) of highway and nine interchanges, the expressway is the fastest way for...

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  • Travel by Road (including rentals)

    Ottawa Transportation

    If you are looking for parking in downtown Ottawa on weekends, head over to the World Exchange Plaza underground parking lot - it's free! during daytime hours. Normally daily rates are currently $18, and there is no overnight parking permited. If you are heading to Parliament Hill or the Rideau Canal, both are just a couple of city blocks away; a...

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  • General city Information

    Ottawa Transportation

    If you're in the downtown area, there is free parking at certain parking lots after 5:30pm Monday to Friday, and all day on weekends. Do a Web search for a map of parking lots owned and operated by the City of Ottawa, there are a number of them located in the centre of the city. There is also free parking at city metre spots downtown after...

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  • Sightseeing tours

    Ottawa Transportation

    City tours with Oak Road and Double Decker buses. Lady Dive Tours specializes in bilingual guided tours on both land and water. The bilingual guided tours will let you 'hop off' at the sites you want to explore and 'hop back on' as many times through the day to resume your adventure tour. Visit all the important sites including museums, parks,...

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  • Road Trips - Highway 401

    King's Highway 401 also known as the four-oh-one is 816.6 kilometers (507.4 mi) long and stretching from Windsor through Toronto to the Quebec border. The posted speed limit is 100 km/h (62 mph) throughout its length.Highway 401 begins at Huron Church Road in Windsor. The section of Highway 401 from Windsor to London (especially west of Tilbury)...

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  • Winter road conditions

    The road conditions aren't always that good during the winter due to snow and ice rain. on this website : http://209.82.51.53/guestRC.htmyou can see what the roadconditions are per road per region. On the picture you see the map of the south central region on 27th of November. Green road : Bare & dryBlue road : Bare & wetYellow road : Partially...

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  • Winter road conditions

    Another useful website to see the roadconditions is :http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/conditions/Winter Road Conditions Reports are made available during the winter months, from the end of October to April each year.

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  • The Bruce Peninsula-Manitoulin Island...

    Hiking the Bruce Peninsula was one of our main objectives on this trip and once we had done that, I did not want to have to make the long drive back around the south shore of Georgian Bay in order to continue our westward trip. Thanks to the government of Ontario, the car/truck ferry MS 'Chi-Cheemaun' provides transporation service between...

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  • You can't do without a car in Canada

    Well, you can but it is not easy if you want to explore parts of the country that are a long way from any large cities. In our case, in 2007 I took up my new job in Regina, Saskatchewan so fast that we had to leave our 2004 Honda Accord behind in Fredericton, NB as Sue and I drove west through the USA in our older 1996 Chrysler. Once I was settled...

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  • by car

    The 400-series of roads in Ontario are a nicely maintained and routed set of highways.Route 401 traverses the whole southern border of the province from Quebec to Detroit.Route 402 extends route 401's access up to Lake Huron.Route 403 connects route 401 to the eastern tip of Lake Ontario.Routes 405 and 407 extend route 401 to the Niagara Falls...

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  • 407 Electronic Toll Route

    Ontario's only toll route is Highway 407. It is unusual in that there are no toll booths anywhere along the 407. As an electronic toll route a photo of the license plate is taken when each car enters the 407 and then again at the exit. Based on that, a bill is sent to whomever the vehicle is registered to. (Those who travel the 407 frequently can...

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  • Drive the Trans Canada Highway

    Many Ontarians take a short cut through the US when heading out to western Canada. I really enjoyed the extra kilometres that I travelled along the Trans Canada north over Lake Superior from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay. There is wonderful scenery and many provincial parks to camp at along the way.This photo was taken near Marathon.

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  • And this is where Stayner is

    Here is a map where you can see where my 'homebase' has been for the year that I lived in Ontario. It is a little village called Stayner, about 1 1/2 north of Toronto, 30 minutes west of Barrie, and about 20 minutes east of Collingwood.The easiest way to get to Stayner from Toronto is by taking "Airport Road" Which goes directly from Toronto...

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  • Salt and sand for the roads

    In almost every village you'll find these strange buildings. They are for storage of sand and salt that is used in the winter months for the icy roads. There is a lot of snow in this area, so this is no luxery at all.

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  • Seen only a little chunk of it ..

    This map gives me a clear view of the shape of Ontario and which countries it borders....and a better view of where I have been :-)

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  • Traffic Cameras

    Of course it is nice to have visable what the roads are like, and that is also possible through this website :http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/compass/camera/camhome.htmHere you can click on a map and get the webcam of that stretch of road. This way you always have an up to date view of the road you want to travel. You can't see all the...

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  • How far is it?

    Planning a trip, but don't know how far it is? This website can help you out :http://www.gov.on.ca/MBS/english/distance/index.html60 cities in Ontario are listed on this website and you can calculate the distance between the two places. From Toronto to Tobermory for example is 300km (186 miles).The calculated distances are based on each location’s...

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  • Road map

    Another website that I like very much is this online roadmap : http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/map/With this website you can click on a part of the map of Ontario, and get the roadmap for that area. You can zoom in very good on an area, so it makes the map easy to read. Another option is to go to the index of place-names, and search the...

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  • Family mini-vans are the best bet

    One can enter Ontario from the USA via road from 3 sides - New York-Niagra, Detroit-Windsor and Lake Huron. The best airlines serving Toronto is British Airways.The best way to discover Ontario is to use family mini-vans. this is because of large distances and vans tend to be economical. However, one caution: if you have to rent out mini-vans in...

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  • Drove many times from Florida...

    Drove many times from Florida to New Jersey to Ontario. Car is really necessary to get to the out of the way places you want to go and carry camping equipment.

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  • The canoe is the vessel of...

    The canoe is the vessel of choice in Algonquin to navigate the many lakes and carry necessary supplies for an overnighter or multi-day adventure.

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