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You're on board! Kingston sees highest national growth in commuters using transit

December 1, 2017 - Data from the 2016 census shows that the proportion of commuters choosing Kingston Transit to get to work increased 33.33 per cent between 2011 and 2016. That's...

No parking on streets overnight starting Dec. 1

Starting Friday, Dec. 1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. – and from 12 a.m. to 7 a.m. on the streets that surround Kingston General Hospital.

Remember to #WasteNotYGK this holiday season

November 28, 2017 - The City of Kingston reminds you to avoid buying, giving or making garbage this holiday season. "Create memories for the holidays, not waste. Show the earth...

You did it! City reaches 60 per cent waste diversion goal

November 27, 2017 - The City of Kingston has learned that the community reached the goal of diverting 60 per cent of household waste from landfill three years ahead of the 2018 target. ...

Household Hazardous Waste facility to close for season

November 20, 2017 - The last drop-off days for the year at the Household Hazardous Waste facility at the Kingston Area Recycling Centre (KARC), 196 Lappan's Lane, are: Saturday, Nov....

"What is the city but the people?"

– William Shakespeare