Mississauga Moves

The City of Mississauga is developing a Plan that will shape how we move around in Mississauga from today to 2041. This is our chance to plan together for the future of travel on our roads, sidewalks, trails and transit. Using the thoughts and ideas you contributed in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the project, we’ve developed a draft vision and goals for the future of transportation in our City. Scroll down to read them all, or check out the presentation to General Committee from May 30th, 2018.

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In Winter 2019, you will have a chance to provide input on the draft Plan. Sign up for our mailing list in the box at the right of the page to get an email notice when the draft is posted. You will also get an email notice letting you know where and when you can come to an Open House to see a showcase of draft Plan highlights and talk to the team.


Vision Proposed at Start of Phase 2

Mississauga will be a place where everyone and everything has the freedom to easily and efficiently get anywhere at any time

Goals Proposed at Start of Phase 2

  • Integration – freedom of choice: an integrated network, where people and goods have viable options for moving within and beyond the city
  • Connectivity – freedom of access: simple and pleasant connections between people and the places and things they need to prosper
  • Safety – freedom from harm: safe conditions for all travellers, fostering hazard-free travel and striving for zero fatalities
  • Inclusion – freedom from barriers: an accessible network, where moving is easy regardless of someone’s age, ability, income or familiarity with the city
  • Resilience – freedom to evolve: leadership in adapting to the changes that reshape the transportation system and how it is used
  • Health – freedom to flourish: support for the health of people and the planet, with more people-powered trips, lower vehicle emissions and better stewardship of the natural environment

The City of Mississauga is developing a Plan that will shape how we move around in Mississauga from today to 2041. This is our chance to plan together for the future of travel on our roads, sidewalks, trails and transit. Using the thoughts and ideas you contributed in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the project, we’ve developed a draft vision and goals for the future of transportation in our City. Scroll down to read them all, or check out the presentation to General Committee from May 30th, 2018.

Sign up to Learn More!

In Winter 2019, you will have a chance to provide input on the draft Plan. Sign up for our mailing list in the box at the right of the page to get an email notice when the draft is posted. You will also get an email notice letting you know where and when you can come to an Open House to see a showcase of draft Plan highlights and talk to the team.


Vision Proposed at Start of Phase 2

Mississauga will be a place where everyone and everything has the freedom to easily and efficiently get anywhere at any time

Goals Proposed at Start of Phase 2

  • Integration – freedom of choice: an integrated network, where people and goods have viable options for moving within and beyond the city
  • Connectivity – freedom of access: simple and pleasant connections between people and the places and things they need to prosper
  • Safety – freedom from harm: safe conditions for all travellers, fostering hazard-free travel and striving for zero fatalities
  • Inclusion – freedom from barriers: an accessible network, where moving is easy regardless of someone’s age, ability, income or familiarity with the city
  • Resilience – freedom to evolve: leadership in adapting to the changes that reshape the transportation system and how it is used
  • Health – freedom to flourish: support for the health of people and the planet, with more people-powered trips, lower vehicle emissions and better stewardship of the natural environment

Ask a question about Mississauga’s Transportation System. We’ll answer you, and post some responses so that everyone can learn together.

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  • Is Mississauga Transit missing an opportunity to weigh in on the future of transit in lakeshore and square 1 area? Are we doing it too slowly since Mayor and all councilors are in place now? Do we have enough frequency to make a transfer-based network work to make better Mississauga? Have we educated ourselves (and our politicians) enough about what transit can do for us?

    John asked 2 days ago

    The Mississauga Moves project will deliver the City of Mississauga’s first Transportation Master Plan, that will document the City’s understanding of the role transit can play in making Mississauga better. The City also considers transit provision in the MiWay Five: 2015 – 2020 Service Plan. Opportunities for improvement in specific areas happen through dedicated studies; the Lakeshore Connecting Communities project is actively looking at transit improvements on Lakeshore now. The Plans associated with each of these projects is subject to approval from Mayor Crombie and members of Council. 

  • Why 25 circular route doesn't run on the other side of the road on Matheson Blvd E between Hurontario & Kennedy? Basically there are no buses in the morning hours from 7 to 9 am at Matheson Blvd E. The bus 43 SB also does not operate in morning times. However, the 43 NB operates in the morning time. I don't understand why there is no connectivity for people going by bus to their workplaces in the morning at the place. I see women with kids walking for a mile in the morning as there is a private day care as well. There are many people who walk as there is no buses going from Hurontario to Kennedy at Matheson Blvd E but lots of empty buses pass on the opposite side of the road.

    ruchita.c.desai asked about 2 months ago

    Thank you for your comments about Route 25.  At present this route is a short one-way loop service designed to provide access to the streets between Hurontario St and Kennedy Rd north of Matheson Blvd. At the moment it is a short one-way loop which can be operated with a single bus with a reasonable frequency – every 18 minutes.  A second bus would be required to run the service in both directions at the same frequency, and at present ridership is not high enough to justify adding a second bus.  If we were to run the service in both directions using just one bus the frequency at each stop would double to approximately every 40 minutes which would make the service more complicated for passengers and less frequent in either direction.  Given the route takes 15 minutes to complete, passengers do have the option to ride the bus around the loop if it is faster to get to their destination than walking.

    Having said this, we are in the process of reviewing the bus services along Hurontario Street and the loops of the 19 and 25 that serve the area between Matheson Blvd and Britannia Rd. We’ll take your comments into consideration when designing services for this area. If you have any questions please contact MiWay Customer Service at miwayhelps@mississauga.ca.

  • How often are bus routes checked for timing? I emailed about route 29S times leaving south common and was told the route isn't busy enough for better frequency and the times are to connect to go trains. I still don't understand why the bus times, during rush hour, are 4:00,4:29 and 4:41 because it doesn't serm logical to have a 30 min wait, them a 12 min wait. The buses are packed are usually packed and even have people standing.

    Tagna09 asked 9 months ago

    MiWay continually monitors bus routes using data from several sources, including: ridership numbers (fares and Presto); manual passenger counts; and feedback from the operations team, the public and councillors. Bus routes are prioritized for addition of extra resources based on the monitoring program. Typically, priority is placed on routes that are suffering overcrowding where passengers are unable to board the bus, or routes with rapidly growing ridership. Route 29 is not identified as priority route for frequency improvement at this time.

    Some MiWay routes, including Route 29, are designed to connect to GO trains, and so may not have an even headway (the time between buses). We try to minimize the difference in departure time between buses wherever possible, but in some cases it is not possible to avoid uneven gaps. In the case of Route 29, the average headway is approximately 25 minutes between buses, but the actual gap between departure times can vary from 12 to 30 minutes to enable connections with the GO train at Clarkson.

  • Why isn't there a subway extension from Killing to Square One??? OR an extension of Eglinton Crosstown to Square One??? If you really want to take cars off the road, one of these extensions is the best way. Building a "Busway" across the city that goes nowhere is a terrible waste of time and money.

    JohnS asked about 1 year ago

    Regional connectivity is a priority for Mississauga. In partnership with Metrolinx and neighbouring municipalities, the City of Mississauga seeks options for regional connection, such as the Mississauga Transitway that enables MiWay to run express bus services from Islington subway station to destinations in Mississauga, including Square One (route 109) and Meadowvale Business Park (route 108), as well as providing a congestion free path for regional GO Bus routes, including route 19 that connects Square One to the TTC subway service at Yorkdale.

    A subway extension west of Kipling was considered as part of the Dundas Connects project (a land use and transportation plan for Dundas Street) however future projected ridership in this corridor did not meet the threshold to make a subway financially viable. Metrolinx has initiated the Eglinton West LRT project, an extension of the Eglinton Crosstown from Mount Dennis Station to Pearson Airport, with connections to the Mississauga Transitway at the Renforth Station.  City of Mississauga staff are participating on the project team along with the City of Toronto, TTC and Greater Toronto Airports Authority. Extension of the Eglinton Crosstown to Pearson Airport is also included in the Metrolinx draft Regional Transportation Plan.Pearson Airport and surrounding area is the second largest employment centre in Canada outside of downtown Toronto, and frequent transit service is available from Pearson Airport to Square One.