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Weekend events affect transit,
November 7, 9



Updated: November 8, 11:18 a.m.


Special events in Ajax, Aurora, Bramalea (Brampton), Brampton, Bronte (Oakville), Guelph, Hamilton, Maple (Vaughan), Newmarket, Pickering and Richmond Hill will affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit1 Queen, 2 Main, 8 Centre, 17 Howden, 19 Fernforest.

Burlington Transit1 Fairview - Plains.

Durham Region Transit181 Liverpool / Finch / Highway 2 / Glendale / Maple Ridge, 183 Amberlea, 281 Beach / Audley South / Puckrin / Elm, 283 Duffins and Harwood, 916 Rossland.

GO TransitLakeshore West Corridor: 16 Hamilton QEW Express, Georgetown Corridor: 31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union, Lakeshore East Corridor: 94 Oshawa Highway 2.

Guelph TransitGuelph Storm service (all routes).

Hamilton Street Railway1 King, 2 Barton, 3 Cannon, 4 Bayfront, 5 Delaware, 5B Main West, 5C West Hamilton, 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke, 8 York, 9 Rock Gardens, 21 Upper Kenilworth, 22 Upper Ottawa, 23 Upper Gage, 24 Upper Sherman, 25 Upper Wentworth, 26 Upper Wellington, 27 Upper James, 33 Sanatorium, 34 Upper Paradise, 35 College, 52 Dundas.

Oakville Transit14 Lakeshore West.

Toronto Transit Commission107 Keele North.

York Region TransitViva blue, 4 Major Mackenzie, 20 Jane - Concord, 56 Gorham - Eagle, 98 Yonge North, 99 Yonge South, 520 Newmarket Community Bus.


The Friday, November 7 event affecting transit is: Ontario Hockey League action.

The Sunday, November 9 events affecting transit are: Ajax Remembrance Day Church Parade; Aurora Remembrance Day Parade; Bramalea Remembrance Day Procession; Brampton Remembrance Day Procession; Bronte Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony; Hamilton Remembrance Day Parade and Service; Newmarket Remembrance Day Parade and Service; Pickering Remembrance Day Parade and Service; Richmond Hill Remembrance Day Service and March of Remembrance; and Santafest in Maple Parade.


Ajax

Remembrance Day Church Parade

The Town of Ajax will close parts of:

  • Hunt Street and
  • King’s Crescent

and the Region of Durham will close parts of

  • Harwood Avenue

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate Royal Canadian Legion Branch 322’s annual parade.

The event will affect Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services.

Durham Region Transit

281 Beach / Audley South / Puckrin / Elm

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, passengers should expect detours or delays when buses travel along King’s Crescent.

283 Duffins and Harwood

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, passengers should expect detours or delays when buses travel along Hunt Street and Harwood Avenue between Hunt Street and King’s Crescent.

916 Rossland

(DRT has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how DRT has detoured buses operating on this route when the Town has closed Hunt Street and the Region has closed Harwood Avenue during previous events.)

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Harwood Avenue South and Station Street, then detour:

westward along Station; and then
southward along Dowty Road to Fairall Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fairall.

GO Transit

Lakeshore East Corridor

94 Oshawa Highway 2

(GO Transit has confirmed the detour.)

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Harwood Avenue South and Station Street, then detour:

westward along Station; and then
southward along Dowty Road to Fairall Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fairall.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.


Aurora

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

The Town of Aurora will close

  • Yonge Street between Edward Street and Allaura Boulevard

on Sunday morning to accommodate the parade and ceremony at the Cenotaph in Memorial Park.

YRT will detour transit services during the events.

Viva blue

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

eastward along Edward; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular routes southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

The event in Richmond Hill will also affect service on this route.

98 Yonge North

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

eastward along Edward; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular routes southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.


Bramalea

Remembrance Day Procession

The City of Brampton will close

  • Central Park Drive between Peel Centre Drive and Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park,
  • Peel Centre Drive between Team Canada Drive and Central Park Drive,
  • the westbound lanes of Queen Street West between Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park and Laurelcrest Street / West Drive

on Sunday morning to accommodate the memorial procession and ceremony of the Royal Canadian Legion ‘s Branch 609.

Brampton Transit will detour bus service during the event.

8 Centre

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Queen Street East.)

From 11:15 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Bramalea Transit Centre, then proceed:

westward along Clark Boulevard; and then
northward along West Drive to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

19 Fernforest

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Central Park Drive.)

From 10:30 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Central Park Drive and Howden Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Howden;
southward along Dixie Road; and then
eastward along Clark Boulevard to the Bramalea Transit Centre,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

17 Howden

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Central Park Drive.)

From 10:30 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Howden Boulevard and Dixie Road, then detour:

southward along Dixie Road; and then
eastward along Clark Boulevard to the Bramalea Transit Centre,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.


Brampton
See also Bramalea

Remembrance Day Procession

The City of Brampton will close

  • Main Street South between Queen and Clarence Streets and
  • Queen Street West between Elizabeth and Main Streets

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the memorial procession and ceremony for the Royal Canadian Legion ‘s Branch 15.

Brampton Transit and GO Transit will detour bus services during the event.

Brampton Transit

2 Main

(Brampton Transit has confirmed this detour.)

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

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

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

1 Queen

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Queen Street West.)

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Mill Street, then detour:

northward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Nelson Street West; and then
northward along George Street North to the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

GO Transit

Georgetown Corridor

31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

(GO Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how GO has detoured buses during previous events that closed Main Street South.)

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 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.


Bronte

Remembrance Parade and Ceremony

A short parade in Bronte Village along Lakeshore Road West between Jones Street and Bronte Road will take place on Sunday morning. A ceremony at the Bronte Cenotaph at Bronte and Lakeshore Roads will follow.

The event may affect Oakville Transit bus service.

14 Lakeshore West

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 9, passengers should expect delays or detours on westbound buses.


Guelph

Ontario Hockey League action

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free on Friday, November 7 to the Guelph Storm game against the Plymouth Whalers 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.


Hamilton

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

The City of Hamilton will close

  • Hughson Street South between King and Main Streets East,
  • James Street North between Barton and King Streets,
  • John Street South between between King and Main Streets East,
  • King Street East between James and John Streets

on Sunday morning to accommodate the Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony.

The event will affect Burlington Transit, GO Transit and Hamilton Street Railway bus services in downtown Hamilton.

Burlington Transit

1 Fairview - Plains

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, Hamilton-bound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Caroline Street North, then detour:

southward along Caroline Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
ending their trips.

Burlington-bound buses start their trips on Bay Street South at King Street West, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Bay Street North.

GO Transit

Lakeshore West Corridor

16 Hamilton QEW Express

(GO has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how GO has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, Toronto-bound buses start their trips at the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

northward along John Street South;
westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along MacNab Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Hamilton Street Railway

6 Aberdeen

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North and John Street Street South.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

2 Barton

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and John Street North, then detour:

southward along John; and then
westward along Rebecca Street to Hughson Street North,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Rebecca Street at Hughson Street North, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Hughson.

4 Bayfront

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to James Street North and Barton Street, then detour:

westward along Barton Street West;
southward along Bay Street North;
westward along Cannon Street West;
southward along Caroline Street North; and then
eastward along York Boulevard to Bay,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on York Boulevard at Bay Street North, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along York.

3 Cannon

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Mary Street, ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on King Street East at Mary Street, then proceed:

northward along Mary to Wilson Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wilson.

35 College

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

5 Delaware

Buses operate along their regular route.

52 Dundas

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along MacNab Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

1 King

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Catharine Street, then detour:

southward along Catharine Street South to Main Street East,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Catharine Street South and Main Street East, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Main.

7 Locke

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Bay Street South, then detour:

eastward along Main;
southward along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Hunter Street, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along Hunter Street West.

5B Main West

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along MacNab Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

9 Rock Gardens

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Caroline Street North, then detour:

southward along Caroline Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward** along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Hunter Street, and proceed:


along their regular route westward along Hunter Street West.

33 Sanatorium
23 Upper Gage
27 Upper James
21 Upper Kenilworth
22 Upper Ottawa

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

34 Upper Paradise

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to

24 Upper Sherman
26 Upper Wellington
25 Upper Wentworth

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

5C West Hamilton

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along MacNab Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

8 York

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Caroline Street North, then detour:

southward along Caroline Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward** along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Hunter Street, and proceed:


along their regular route westward along Hunter Street West.


Maple

Santafest in Maple Parade

The City of Vaughan will close

  • Major Mackenzie Drive between Canada’s Wonderland (west of Jane Street) and the Vaughan Civic Centre (east of Keele Street)

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

The TTC and York Region Transit will detour bus service during the event.

TTC

107 Keele North

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses start their trips at Keele Street and Barrhill Road, then proceed:

on their regular route southward along Keele.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Keele Street and Fieldgate Drive, then detour:

eastward along Fieldgate; and then
north- and westward along Barrhill Road to Keele,
ending their trips.

York Region Transit

20 Jane - Concord

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses start their trips at Jane Street and Avro Drive, then proceed:

eastward along Avro to Melville Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Avro.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Jane Street and Springside Road, then detour:


northward along Jane to Avro Road,
ending their trips.

4 Major Mackenzie

Eastbound buses start their trips at Springside Road and Jane Street, then proceed:

southward along Jane;
eastward along Rutherford Road; and then
northward along Dufferin Street to Major Mackenzie Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Major Mackenzie.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Major Mackenzie Drive and Dufferin Street, then detour:

southward along Dufferin;
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive;
northward along Melville Avenue; and then
westward along Springside Road to Jane Street,
ending their trips.


Newmarket

Remembrance Day Parade and Service

The Town of Newmarket will close:

  • Water Street between Doug Duncan Drive and D’Arcy Street,

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 426 march and service.

York Region Transit will detour bus service during the event.

56 Gorham - Eagle

From 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, westbound buses operate along their regular route to **Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

northward along Prospect;
westward along Timothy Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.

520 Newmarket Community Bus

From 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, buses operate along their regular route to Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

northward along Prospect;
westward along Timothy Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle.


Pickering

Remembrance Parade and Ceremony

A short parade along the Esplanades North and South and Valley Farm Road will take place on Sunday morning. A ceremony at the Pickering Cenotaph in Esplanade Park will follow.

The event may affect Durham Region Transit service.

181 Liverpool / Finch / Highway 2 / Glendale / Maple Ridge
183 Amberlea

From about 10:30 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, passengers should expect detours or delays when buses travel along The Esplanade South and Valley Farm Road.


Richmond Hill

Remembrance Day Service and March of Remembrance

The Town of Richmond Hill will close

  • Wright Street between Hall and Yonge Streets and
  • Yonge Street between Wright Street and Major Mackenzie Drive

on Sunday morning to accommodate the Town’s annual Remembrance Day observances.

York Region Transit will detour bus services during the event.

Viva blue

From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge Street and Elgin Mills Road, then detour:

eastward along Elgin Mills Road East;
southward along Newkirk Road; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive East to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

The event in Aurora will also affect service on this route.

99 Yonge South

From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Crosby Streets, then detour:

eastward along Crosby;
southward along Pugsley Avenue; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive East to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.


Oakville
See Bronte


Vaughan
See Maple


Inbound buses travel toward downtown.
Outbound buses travel away from downtown.

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