Town of Milton News

Posted Monday, March 25, 2019

News Release Milton Transit achieved a record of 598,055 passenger boardings in 2018, representing an annual ridership increase of 11 per cent.  Overall, Q4 ridership on the conventional system grew by 12 per cent compared to the same time period last year. Service utilization performance during this period remained at approximately 13 boardings per service hour, influenced by additional services introduced in September 2018. Additionally, trip demand on the Milton access+ specialized system g...

Posted Friday, March 22, 2019

News Release Spring service changes resulting from the 2019 budget approval will begin April 1, 2019. The majority of routes and services, including Milton access+ specialized transit will end at approximately 10 pm Monday through Friday. Saturday operating schedules will remain unchanged. “We encourage transit users to prepare for these service changes in advance by using the Triplinx trip planner or by referencing the updated Milton Transit Ride Guide,” said Paul Cripps, Com...

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2019

News Release The Milton Fire Department frequently responds to potentially serious incidents of sump pumps overheating in residential homes. The severity of these incidents can result in thousands of dollars in financial losses for home owners and in some cases can cause serious injury or death.  “The Milton Fire Department wants to remind residents that sump pumps have to deal with high volumes of water during the springtime due to rainy weather and moisture collecting in the ground fro...

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019

News Release In 2017, Milton introduced the Miovision TrafficLink System to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion in high volume areas. Miovision uses intersection cameras and analytics to process everything from traffic volume and speed, to pedestrian movement. This platform allows staff to monitor the operation of traffic control signals on demand and make adjustments instantaneously so that drivers can reach their destinations in less time. Following the successful downtown pilot p...

Posted Monday, March 11, 2019

spring registrationNews Release It’s time to register for spring and summer recreation programs. Registration for residents begins Tuesday, March 19 at 6 am online at www.milton.ca/register and walk-in registration begins at 9 am at Town recreation centres. Registration for non-residents takes place two days later on Thursday, March 21. Registration for summer camps is already underway. A variety of new programs are being offered for all ages and abilities, including many returning favourites. Programs to ...