Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2016
Policy Type:Information and Education
Policy Target:Transport>Fuel>Electric vehicles
Agency:Ontario Ministry of Transportation

This program allows eligible owners of plug-in hybrid electric, battery electric, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to apply for green licence plate as a sign of their commitment to a cleaner Ontario. Program allows vehicles with green licence plates have ongoing access to High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes and no-cost access to High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes on 400-series highways and the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), even if there is only one person in the car. HOV lanes are otherwise reserved for vehicles carrying two or more people. HOT lanes are otherwise reserved for single-occupant vehicles with a permit or vehicles carrying two or more people.

year effective: Permanent as of July 1, 2016

Last modified: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:42:48 CET