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Weekend events affect transit, July 17, 18, 19, 20



Update: July 18, 8:15 p.m. — this post now contains information about Art on the Street in Guelph and the Fusion of Taste Festival and the Worldfest Street Festival in Toronto.


Vintage cars take centre stage during two of the several special events in Brampton, Georgetown (Halton Hills), Guelph, Markham, Milton and Toronto that will affect transit services this weekend.


The Thursday, July 17 event affecting transit is: Classic Cars and Legendary Stars.

The Friday, July 18 events affecting transit are: Classic Cars and Legendary Stars; “Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night” (classic car show).

The Saturday, July 19 events affecting transit are: Art on the Street; Classic Cars and Legendary Stars; Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; Fusion of Taste Festival; Georgetown Farmers Market; the Rogers Cup.

The Sunday, July 20 events affecting transit are: Main Street Markham Pedestrian Day; the Rogers Cup; Worldfest Street Festival.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main.

GO Transit21 Milton, 27 Milton Highway 401, 31 Georgetown.

Guelph Transit: 1 Woodlawn; 3 Waterloo / Fife; 4 York Road; 6 Auden / Eastview; 7 St. Joseph’s Hospital; 8 General Hospital; 9 Stone Road Mall; 10 College / Niska; 22 Conestoga; 23 Paisley / Imperial; 24 Industrial; 51 Gordon; 54 Arkell; 61 Victor Davis.

Milton Transit2 Downtown.

Toronto Transit Commission29 Dufferin; 32 Eglinton West; 73 Royal York; 102 Markham Road.

York Region TransitViva orange, 1 Highway 7.


Brampton

Brampton events are: Classic Cars and Legendary Stars (July 17, 18, 19); Downtown Brampton Farmer’s Market (July 19).


Classic Cars and Legendary Stars

The Brampton Downtown Development Corporation and the City of Brampton are hosting this event, taking place in Gage Park and along Wellington Street West on Thursday and Friday evenings. The classic cars parade along Main Street South before posing on display along Main and Queen Streets at the Four Corners in Downtown Brampton on Saturday afternoon.

The City will close parts of various streets downtown on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, including Main, Queen and Wellington Streets.

Brampton Transit and GO Transit are detouring bus services during the events.

Brampton Transit

2 Main:

From 1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson;
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main,
resuming their regular route southbound along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Buses operating on the 2 Main route started this detour at 6 a.m. to accommodate the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market.

GO Transit

31 Georgetown:

From 5 until 10 p.m., on Thursday, July 17 and Friday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Harold Street to Main Street South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

GO Transit is also detouring buses on the 31 Georgetown route during the Georgetown Farmers Market.

(GO Transit has not announced detours, but its buses do usually operate along Wellington Street to travel to the Downtown Brampton Terminal. When the City has closed Wellington previously, the buses have followed this detour route.)


Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton will close Main Street between John Street and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane every Saturday morning until October 11 to accommodate the market.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

2 Main:

From 6 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson;
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main,
resuming their regular route southbound along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Buses operating on the 2 Main route continue to detour until 6 p.m. to accommodate the Classic Cars and Legendary Stars event.


Georgetown

Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills will close part of Main Street South Georgetown every Saturday morning until October 11 to accommodate the Central Georgetown Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

31 Georgetown:

From 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, buses travelling to and from Guelph remain on Highway 7 instead of travelling along Main Street. They do not serve the Georgetown agency during the market hours.

Buses that start or end their trips at Georgetown travel to and from the Georgetown GO Station and do not travel to downtown Georgetown.


Guelph

Art on the Street

The City of Guelph will close Quebec Street on Saturday to accommodate the Downtown Guelph Business Association’s 6th annual Art on the Street.

Guelph Transit will detour all buses from St. George’s Square during the event.

54 Arkell:
6 Auden / Eastview:
10 College / Niska:
22 Conestoga:
8 General Hospital:
51 Gordon:
24 Industrial:
23 Paisley / Imperial:
7 St. Joseph’s Hospital:
9 Stone Road Mall:
61 Victor Davis:
3 Waterloo / Fife:
1 Woodlawn:
4 York Road:

On Saturday, July 19, all buses will stop at Macdonell Street and Wyndham Street North, instead of St. George’s Square. You can see a map of the temporary stops here.


Halton Hills: See Georgetown


Markham

Main Street Markham Pedestrian Day.

On Sunday, July 20, the Town of Markham will close Main Street between Highway 7 and Robinson Street to accommodate the Main Street Markham merchants’ second Pedestrian Day of the year.

The TTC and YRT are diverting bus services during the event.

Toronto Transit Commission

102 Markham Road:

From 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street and Parkway Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Parkway;
southward along Wooten Way; and then
westward along Highway 7,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Northbound buses will reverse this routing.

York Region Transit

1 Highway 7:

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Main Street, then detour:

eastward along Highway 7 and then;
northward along Wooten Way to Church Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Church.


Milton

Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night

The Town of Milton will close Main Street between Brown Street and Millside Drive on the evening of Friday, July 18 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. so that the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area can host its annual classic car show.

GO Transit and Milton Transit are detouring bus services during the event.

GO Transit

21 Milton:
27 Milton Highway 401:

After 5 p.m. on Friday, July 18, westbound buses operate along their regular routes to Main and Ontario Streets, then end their trips.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Main and Ontario Streets, then operate along their regular routes.

Milton Transit

2 Downtown:

After 5 p.m. on Friday, July 18, buses operate along their regular route to Martin and Mill Streets, then detour:

westward along Mill Street; and then
southward along Bronte Street North to Main Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Bronte Street South.


Toronto

Toronto events include: Fusion of Taste Festival (July 19); the Rogers Cup (July 19, 20); Worldfest Street Festival (July 20).


Fusion of Taste Festival

The City of Toronto will close Albion Road between Islington Avenue and Thistledown Boulevard to accommodate the Albion Islington Square Business Area’s annual street fair on Saturday.

The TTC will detour transit services during the event.

73 Royal York:

On Saturday, July 19, from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. , southbound buses operate along their regular route to Islington Avenue and Albion Road, then detour:

southward along Islington; and then
eastward along Barker Avenue to Albion,
resuming their regular route southward along Albion.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.


Rogers Cup

York University will close Shoreham Drive between Murray Ross Parkway and Ian Macdonald Boulevard from for one week starting on Saturday, July 19 to accommodate the men’s professional tennis tournament at the Rexall Centre.

York Region Transit will detour bus services during the event.

Viva orange:

From Saturday, July 19 until Sunday, July 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to Jane Street and Steeles Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Steeles; and then
southward along Northwest Gate to Ian Macdonald Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Ian Macdonald.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Ian Macdonald Boulevard and Founders Road, then detour:

northward along Founders; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue West to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.


Worldfest Street Festival

The City of Toronto will close various streets in the area of Eglinton Avenue West and Dufferin Street to accommodate the Fairbank Village Business Improvement Area’s street festival on Sunday.

The event may affect TTC transit services.

29 Dufferin:
32 Eglinton West:

From noon until 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, passengers should expect delays or detours.

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