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Pilot Closed

The rural transportation pilot project ended in December 2018, but we are continuing to explore more opporunities for rural transportation in Grey County. More information will be shared as it becomes available. 

Grey County's large landscape is one of our greatest assets, but, if you don't have access to an affordable means of transportation, it can also be a major barrier. Grey County is working to close this challenge through better coordination of transportation services.

Rural Transportation Pilot

In 2016, Grey County received $100,000 in funding from the Ministry of Transportation to develop a strategy to coordinate rural transportation for residents. Using this funding, Grey County partnered with Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce (HCSS) to pilot a better transportation system. With HCSS acting as the lead agency for the project, the Movin’GB Transportation pilot was launched in 2015.

Funding for the project was extended by the Ministry until March 2018.

Pilot Highway 10 Service Between Owen Sound and Shelburne

The Highway 10 public transportation route ran twice per day on Mondays and Thursdays between Owen Sound and Shelburne.  This service was free to riders over the age of 18.  The vehicle was fully accessible for travelers.

Initially a provincially funded program in the spring of 2018, Grey County Council extend the service until the end of 2018, or until a decision is made by the Province on the County`s Community Transportation Fund - Municipal Stream application. Confirmation was received that the application had been successful; however, no funding was provided and the application remains under review following the 2018 provincial election.

More information will be shared once the Province has made their final decision on the funding application.

What is Movin’GB?

Movin’GB is a support service which provides rides to non-emergency medical appointments, shopping, banking, and various social activities and programs. This service may also be used for long distance medical appointments to out of county medical centres.

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Transportation needs to be kept affordable. The cost of a ride with Movin’GB is $10 for round trips under 20km.  Trips further than 20km have a flat rate of $0.45 per km.

Coordination is key

At the core of the Movin’GB pilot was a sophisticated computer software to coordinate passengers and vehicles. Residents looking for rides have a single point of contact for arranging a trip from multiple service providers. The software sorts the needs of all passengers and calculates the most efficient routes for drivers. This means less time spent waiting around by drivers and better access to rides for passengers.


Seniors and people living with disabilities are eligible to participate in the Movin’GB pilot.  To arrange a ride, passengers can call 1-888-660-6048 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

For now, the pilot is focusing on the underserviced areas in Owen Sound and the Municipalities of Meaford, Town of The Blue Mountains and Grey Highlands. As the pilot progresses it may be extended to other areas of the county and more riders.

Ontario Works Transportation Service

Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program recipients in Grey and Bruce counties can access Grey County’s transportation services to get to employment related, casework and medical appointments. These rides must be scheduled in advance and are completely free. In an effort to maximize service, Grey County will soon be using the Rural Transportation Pilot’s scheduling software.

If you need to arrange a ride contact Mark at 519-376-7112  ext.1350.


Social Services

Other Programs & Initiatives

Rockwood Terrace Redevelopment

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Grey County is rebuilding Rockwood Terrace in Durham. The new facility will include 128 long-term care beds, 40 assisted living units, and a market square. 

2022 Regional Job Fairs

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Regional Job Fairs are back and in person!  Three regional job fairs are planned for Hanover, Owen Sound and Meaford. A number of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions will be available to support various industries. 

2022 Municipal Elections

logos of all 9 member municipalities and Grey County

The 2022 Municipal Election and School Board election is Monday, October 24. For information about your local election, please visit your local municipality’s website.

Grey Road 3 and 4 Roundabout

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Grey County is in the design stage for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Grey Road 3 and Grey Road 4 east of Hanover in the Municipality of West Grey. The project is tentatively scheduled for construction during the summer of 2023. Below is an overview of the roundabout design.

Proposed County Official Plan Amendment #11

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Grey County is initiating an amendment to our County Official Plan, Recolour Grey, to update our residential and employment growth forecasts, and other housekeeping matters.

Age-Friendly Community Strategy and Action Plan

Age Friendly Community Strategy Plan

This strategy and action focuses on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) eight age-friendly community domains: outdoor spaces and public buildings, transportation, housing, respect and social inclusion, civic participation and employment, community and information, community support and health services, and social participation.

Forest Management By-Law Update

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Grey County is reviewing the Forest Management By-Law and will be considering updates. This by-law regulates tree harvesting and removal and promotes woodland preservation.

2021 Grey Bruce Regional Job Fair

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The region's largest job fair is expanding and moving online to safely connect employers and job seekers.  We have welcomed new partners and sponsors to make this year’s event possible using the Brazen platform, an online event platform

Grey Road 19 and 21 Improvements

Map of the Grey Road 19-21 Corridor highlighting areas to be improved

Grey County, in collaboration with Simcoe County and the Town of the Blue Mountains, are preparing to make upgrades to the Grey Road 19/21 corridor between the Town of Collingwood and Blue Mountain Village.