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Council Approves “Road Diet” For Yonge Street

At Monday’s Council meeting, in an 8-1 decision, Midland Council decided to adopt the recommendations from a traffic study that recommended the reduction for Yonge Street, between King and 8th only, from four to two lanes and the addition of a centre turning lane and bicycle lanes.  The decision has met with much online criticism […]

Shared Taxi Licences With Penetang & Ride Sharing (UBER)

A topic at tonight’s Council meeting sees the Town of Midland recommending some changes to taxi licencing and the possible inclusion of ride sharing services like Uber and others.   The staff report says “The broader taxi industry itself has been undergoing significant changes in many of the large urban centres due to the disruptive transformation […]

Council Asks Police For Opinion About ATV On Local Roads

In a letter addressed to Council for tonight’s Council meeting, it seems that the Chief of Police Michael Osborne was asked to provide comments about the potential for Council to make bylaws that would pave the way for ATV (all terrain vehicles) to be allowed to operate on some or all of Midland streets, parks […]

Midland-Penetang Joint Transit Begins Feb 1st

After much hard work, and a dash of drama, the two communities are ready to launch the new joint transit system that links Midland and Penetanguishene with public bus service.  Dubbed the “Midlantanguishene Bus” by many in the community, the new service is a welcome addition to our communities working together as one to meet […]