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Weekend events affect transit,
September 26, 27, 28



Special events in Brampton, Georgetown (Halton Hills), Guelph, Malton (Mississauga) Rexdale (Toronto) and Toronto will affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, 5 Bovaird, 11 Steeles, 14 Torbram, 30 Airport Road, 50 The Gore Road, All routes (except route 77 Highway 7).

GO Transit01 Lakeshore West, 09 Lakeshore East, 16 Hamilton QEW Express, 21 Milton, 31 Georgetown, 34 Brampton Local, 65 Barrie, 71 Stouffville.

Guelph TransitGuelph Storm service (all routes).

Mississauga Transit7 Airport, 22 Finch.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Road, 6 Bay, 25 Don Mills, 34 Eglinton East, 36 Finch West, 37 Islington, 46 Martin Grove, 51 Leslie, 54 Lawrence East, 73 Royal York, 75 Sherbourne, 92 Woodbine South, 94 Wellesley, 95 York Mills, 96 Wilson, 100 Flemingdon Park, 172 Cherry Street, 192 Highway 27 Rocket, 320 Yonge (overnight), 509 Harbourfront.


The Friday, September 26 event affecting transit is: Ontario Hockey League action.

The Saturday, September 27 events affecting transit are: Brampton Day; Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; Georgetown Farmers Market; Korean Canadian Cultural Association 5k and 10k Races; Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon; The Word on the Street.

The Sunday, September 28 events affecting transit are: Prakash Diwas Parade; Guru Granth Guruship 300th Anniversary parades; Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon; The Word on the Street.


Brampton


Brampton events include: Brampton Day (September 27); Downtown Brampton Farmers Market (September 27).


Brampton Day
Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton will close Main Street between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Glen Eagles Court on Saturday to accommodate the market and the special Brampton Day events.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service.

2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

Westward along Nelson Street;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South; and then
eastward along Frederick Stree to Main Street South,
resuming their regular routing southward along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

All routes (except route 77 Highway 7)

Brampton Transit celebrates Brampton Day by offering “Loonie Fares” all day. Ride buses operating on any Brampton Transit route except route 77 Highway 7 and pay just a dollar fare.


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, September 27, 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.

GO will also detour buses on this route to a temporary terminal in downtown Toronto during the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon.


Guelph

Ontario Hockey League action

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free on Friday, September 26 to the Guelph Storm game against the Erie Otters at 7:30 p.m. — if you have a valid ticket to the game. You can ride free of fare to and from the Sleeman Centre on Friday evening by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Malton

Prakash Diwas parade

The City of Mississauga will close Morningstar Drive between Airport Road and Highway 427 and the Region of Peel will close Airport Road south of Morningstar Drive on Sunday afternoon to accommodate Sri Guru Singh Sabha Malton’s anniversary parade.

Brampton Transit, GO Transit and Mississauga Transit will detour bus service during the event.

Brampton Transit

30 Airport Road
5 Bovaird
14 Torbram

From 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, passengers should expect detours and delays.

GO Transit

34 Brampton Local via Dixon

On Sunday, September 28, from 1:30 until 4 p.m. eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Steeles Avenue East and Airport Road, then detour:

southward along Airport;
west- and northward along Slough Street;
westward along Rena Road;
southward along Torbram Road;
eastward along Derry Road East to Airport; and then
resuming their regular route southward along Airport.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

From 4 until 10 p.m., passengers should expect further detours and delays along the branches of the route that travel along Dixon Road and Highway 27 in Rexdale.

Mississauga Transit

7 Airport

From about 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., southbound buses operate along their regular route to the temporary Westwood Terminal at Goreway and Etude Drives, then detour:

westward along Etude;
southward along Goreway; and then
westward along Derry Road West to Airport Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Airport.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Airport and Derry Roads, then detour:

eastward along Derry Road West; and then
northward along Goreway Drive to the temporary Westwood Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

(As the parade clears the street, Mississauga Transit may redirect bus service back to Morningstar earlier than 4 p.m.)

22 Finch

From 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., Mississauga Transit will cancel service along the route.

(As the parade clears the street, Mississauga Transit may redirect bus service back to Morningstar earlier than 4 p.m.)

The Sikh community has organized a number of parades celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Guru Granth Guruship on Sunday. This parade in Malton will progress to join other celebratory parades in Rexdale.


Mississauga

See Malton.


Rexdale

Guru Granth Guruship 300th Anniversary Parades

The City of Toronto will close a number of roads in the Highway 427 - Albion Road - Martin Grove Road - Rexdale Boulevard area on Sunday to accommodate parades commemorating the Sikh community’s celebration of the anniversary. The Prakash Diwas parade in Malton will progress to join these parades in Rexdale.

The events may affect Brampton Transit, GO Transit, Mississauga Transit, and TTC services.

Brampton Transit

11 Steeles
50 The Gore Road

From 3 until 10 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, passengers should expect detours or delays.

GO Transit

34 Brampton Local

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, GO Transit will detour service along the route during a related event in Malton. From 4 until 10 p.m., on Sunday, September 28, passengers should expect detours or delays.

Mississauga Transit

22 Finch

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, Mississauga Transit will cancel service along the route during a related event in Malton. From 4 until 10 p.m., on Sunday, September 28, passengers should expect detours or delays.

TTC

36 Finch West
191 Highway 27 Rocket
37 Islington
46 Martin Grove
73 Royal York
96 Wilson

From 3 until 10 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, passengers should expect detours or delays.


Toronto

See also Rexdale


Toronto events include: Korean Canadian Cultural Association 10k and 5k races (September 27), Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (September 27 and 28); The Word on the Street (September 27 and 28).


Korean Canadian Cultural Association 10k and 5k races

The City of Toronto will close lanes on Don Mills Road and Leslie Street between York Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East and York Mills Road, Lawrence Avenue East and Eglinton Avenue East between Don Mills Road and Leslie Street on Saturday morning to accommodate the races.

The event may affect TTC service.

25 Don Mills
34 Eglinton East
100 Flemingdon Park
54 Lawrence East
51 Leslie
95 York Mills

From 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, September 27, passengers should expect detours or delays.


Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.

From noon on Saturday, September 29 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, the City of Toronto will close Bay Street between Dundas and Queen Streets West. From 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, the City will close a number of streets, including Bay Street between Queen Street West and Lake Shore Boulevard West and Lake Shore Boulevards East and West between Windemere and Woodbine Avenues to accommodate the marathon.

GO Transit and the TTC will divert transit services during the event.

GO Transit

65 Barrie

Since the City will close Bay Street during the event, GO buses cannot travel to the Union Station Bus Terminal until about 3 p.m. Although GO has not announced specific detours, GO buses will likely end their trips at a temporary terminal on the south-west corner of Bremner Boulevard and York Street.

From 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, southbound buses will likely operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and Yonge Street, then detour:

westward along the Gardiner;
northward along Lower Spadina; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then likely proceed:

southward along York Street
westward along Queens Quay West; and then
northward along Rees Street to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route eastward along the Gardiner.

31 Georgetown
16 Hamilton QEW Express

Since the City will close Bay Street during the event, GO buses cannot travel to the Union Station Bus Terminal until about 3 p.m. Although GO has not announced specific detours, GO buses will likely end their trips at a temporary terminal on the south-west corner of Bremner Boulevard and York Street.

From 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, eastbound buses will likely operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and Lower Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Lower Spadina; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to York Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then likely proceed:

southward along York Street to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular trips westward along the Gardiner.

09 Lakeshore East

Since the City will close Bay Street during the event, GO buses cannot travel to the Union Station Bus Terminal after 5 a.m. Although GO has not announced specific detours, GO buses will likely end their trips at a temporary terminal on the south-west corner of Bremner Boulevard and York Street.

Two early-morning westbound buses leaving Oshawa GO Station at 4:40 and 5:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 28, ** will likely operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and Yonge Street, then detour:

westward along the Gardiner;
northward along Lower Spadina; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to York Street,
ending their trips at about 5:45 and 6:45 a.m.

An eastbound bus starts its trip at Bremner Boulevard and York Street at 6:20 a.m., then likely proceeds:

southward along York Street
westward along Queens Quay West; and then
northward along Rees Street to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming its regular route eastward along the Gardiner.

01 Lakeshore West

Since the City will close Bay Street during the event, GO buses cannot travel to the Union Station Bus Terminal until about 3 p.m. Although GO has not announced specific detours, GO buses will likely end their trips at a temporary terminal on the south-west corner of Bremner Boulevard and York Street.

An early-morning eastbound bus leaving the Hamilton GO Centre at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 28 will likely operate along its regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and Lower Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Lower Spadina; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to York Street,
ending its trip at about 6:55 a.m.

21 Milton

Since the City will close Bay Street during the event, GO buses cannot travel to the Union Station Bus Terminal until about 3 p.m. Although GO has not announced specific detours, GO buses will likely end their trips at a temporary terminal on the south-west corner of Bremner Boulevard and York Street.

From 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, eastbound buses will likely operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and Lower Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Lower Spadina; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to York Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then likely proceed:

southward along York Street to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular trips westward along the Gardiner.

71 Stouffville

Since the City will close Bay Street during the event, GO buses cannot travel to the Union Station Bus Terminal until about 3 p.m. Although GO has not announced specific detours, GO buses will likely end their trips at a temporary terminal on the south-west corner of Bremner Boulevard and York Street.

From 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, southbound buses will likely operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and Yonge Street, then detour:

westward along the Gardiner;
northward along Lower Spadina; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then likely proceed:

southward along York Street
westward along Queens Quay West; and then
northward along Rees Street to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route eastward along the Gardiner.

TTC

6 Bay

From noon until about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Dundas Streets, then detour:

westward along Dundas Street West;
southward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Adelaide Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route southward along Bay.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Queen Streets, then detour:

westward along Queen Street West;
northward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Gerrard Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

From 5 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Dundas Streets, then detour:

westward along Dundas Street West; and then
southward along University Avenue to Front Street West,
ending their trips

Northbound buses start their trips at Front Street West and University Avenue, then proceed:

eastward along Front Street West
northward along York Street;
westward along Richmond Street West;
northward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Dundas Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

172 Cherry Street

From about 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, westbound buses start their trips at Cherry and Mill Streets, then proceed:

westward along Mill;
northward along Parliament Street;
westward along Front Street East;
southward along Berkeley Street;
westward along The Esplanade;

northward along Yonge Street;
westward along Wellington Street West;
southward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Front Street West to Bay,
ending their trips on the west side of Bay Street.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Bay and Front Streets, then proceed:
eastward along Front Street East;
southward along Scott Street;
eastward along The Esplanade;
northward along Berkeley Street,
eastward along Front; and then
southward along Cherry Street to Mill Street,
ending their trips.

(Note that from about 11 a.m. until noon, some westbound buses may end their trips at Yonge and Front Streets, then proceed on their regular eastbound route eastward along Front Street East.)

509 Harbourfront

From 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, eastbound streetcars follow their regular route to Fleet and Bathurst Streets, then detour:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along King Street West; and then
southward along Spadina and Lower Spadina Avenues to Queens Quay West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queens Quay.

Westbound cars reverse this routing.

75 Sherbourne

From about 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Sherbourne Street and Front Street East, then loop:

westward along Front;
southward along Jarvis Street; and then
eastward along the Esplanade to Lower Sherbourne Street,
resuming their regular route northbound along Lower Sherbourne.

Northbound buses start their trips at Lower Sherbourne Street and the Esplanade, then proceed along their regular northbound route along Lower Sherbourne.

510 Spadina

Streetcars operate along their regular route.

92 Woodbine South

From about 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodbine Avenue and Kingston Road, then detour:

southwestward along Kingston to Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at Kingston Road and Queen Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Queen to Woodbine Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Woodbine.

320 Yonge (overnight)

From 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Front Streets, then detour:

eastward along Front Street East;
southward along Scott Street; and then
westward along the Esplanade to Yonge,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at the Esplanade and Yonge Street, then proceed:

northward along Yonge to Front,
resuming their regular route northward along Yonge.


The Word on the Street

On Saturday and Sunday, the City of Toronto will close Hoskin Avenue between Tower Road and Queen’s Park Crescent West, Queen’s Park Crescent and Queen’s Park between Bloor and Wellesley Streets West and Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescents West and East to accommodate the annual book and magazine festival.

5 Avenue Road

(The TTC hasn’t yet officially confirmed this year’s detours, but has detoured buses to St. George Station during this event in other years. However, the bus terminal at St. George Station is also under construction.)

From 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 27 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor;
northward along Bedford Road; and then
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue to Prince Arthur Avenue, opposite St. George Station,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at Bedford Road and Prince Arthur Avenue, then proceed:

eastward along Prince Arthur Avenue to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue Road.

94 Wellesley

(The TTC hasn’t yet officially confirmed this year’s detours, but has detoured buses along College Street during this event in other years.)

From 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 27 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord and St. George Streets, then detour:

southward along St. George;
eastward along College Street; and then
northward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley.

Westbound buses reverse the routing.