Toronto police launch week-long rush hour traffic campaign

Jul 31 2017, 2:07 pm

Toronto Police has launched a campaign focusing on rush hour traffic in the city’s downtown core.

The heightened enforcement campaign will focus on traffic congestion and gridlock, and there will be a zero tolerance policy for vehicles found blocking and congesting rush hour routes.

Starting Monday, July 31, parking enforcement officers and officers from Traffic Services will be saturating the downtown core to tackle gridlock by ticketing and towing vehicles obstructing rush-hour routes, according to Toronto Police.

Since January 1, parking enforcement has issued issued 46,370 parking infractions and towed 9,637 vehicles from the city’s rush-hour routes.

Be sure to drive safely, Toronto.

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