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Weekend events affect transit services, May 1, 2 and 3



Weekend events in Bowmanville, Malton, Rexdale and downtown Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit5 Bovaird, 11 Steeles, 14 Torbram, 30 Airport Road, 50 The Gore Road.

GO Transit34 Brampton - York Mills Local via Dixon, 35 Brampton - York Mills Local via Highway 27, 90 Newcastle - Oshawa.

Mississauga Transit7 Airport, 11 Westwood, 22 Finch, 42 Derry.

TTC6 Bay, 11 Bayview, 34 Eglinton East, 36 Finch West, 37A Islington via Rexdale, 51 Leslie, 54 Lawrence East, 56 Leaside, 58 Malton, 94 Wellesley, 96B Wilson via Humberline, 96D Wilson via Westmore, 97 Yonge, 103 Mt Pleasant North, 191 Highway 27 Rocket, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 301 Queen overnight, 305 Eglinton East overnight, 306 Carlton overnight, 310 Bathurst overnight, 320 Yonge overnight, 354 Lawrence East overnight, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 510 Spadina, 511 Bathurst, 512 St. Clair.


The Friday, May 1 event affecting transit is: Maple Festival and All That Jazz.

The Saturday, May 2 event affecting transit is: Maple Festival and All That Jazz.

The Sunday, May 3 events affecting transit are: Khalsa Day Parade; and Sporting Life 10K.


Bowmanville

Maple Festival and All That Jazz

On Saturday, May 2, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., the Municipality of Clarington and the Region of Durham are closing

  • King Street Bowmanville (Regional Highway 2) between Division and Scugog Streets and
  • Temperance Street between Church and King Streets

to accommodate the Downtown Bowmanville Business Improvement Area’s annual spring street party.

GO Transit is detouring buses during the event.

90 Newcastle - Oshawa

(GO has confirmed this detour.)

From 8 p.m. on Friday, May 1 until 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Ontario Street, then detour:

southward along Ontario;
westward along Queen Street; and then
northward along Scugog Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.


Clarington

See Bowmanville.


Etobicoke

See Rexdale.


Malton

Khalsa Day Parade

The City of Mississauga is closing Morning Star Drive between Airport Road and Highway 427 and the Region of Peel is closing Airport Road (Regional Road 7), south of Morning Star Drive on Sunday afternoon to accommodate Ontario Gurdwaras Association’s annual parade.

(Parade participants march from Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara at 7280 Airport Road in Malton to the Sikh Spiritual Centre at 9 Carrier Drive in Rexdale, so this event also affects transit service in northwestern Toronto. Last year, the parade attracted more than 40,000 participants.)

Brampton Transit, GO Transit and Mississauga Transit are detouring bus service during the event. The event may also affect TTC service.

Brampton Transit

(Brampton Transit has confirmed that the parade will delay buses, but could not provide details about any detours.)

30 Airport Road

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, the parade may delay, or require Brampton Transit to detour, buses at Airport Road and Morning Star Drive.

5 Bovaird

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, the parade may delay, or require Brampton Transit to detour, buses at Goreway and Morning Star Drives.

14 Torbram

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Goreway Drive, at Westwood Mall, then:


entering the mall parking lot south of Morning Star Drive;
northward through the parking lot to Westwood Terminal,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

GO Transit
34 Brampton - York Mills Local via Dixon

(GO has confirmed the detour.)

From 1:30 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Airport Road and Slough Street, then detour:

west- and northward along Slough;
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.

Mississauga Transit
7 Airport

(Mississauga Transit has confirmed the detour.)

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Goreway Drive at Westwood Mall, then detour:

entering the mall parking lot south of Morning Star Drive;
northward through the parking lot to Westwood Terminal; then
southward through the Westwood Mall parking lot,
exiting onto Goreway Drive south of Morning Star Drive;
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 entrance into the Westwood Mall parking lot, south of Morning Star Drive,
resuming their regular route.

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

42 Derry

(Mississauga Transit has confirmed the detour.)

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Goreway Drive at Westwood Mall, then:


entering the mall parking lot south of Morningstar Drive;
northward through the parking lot to Westwood Terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

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

22 Finch

(Mississauga Transit has confirmed the detour.)

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, MT will cancel service along the route.

(As the parade clears the Morningstar Drive, Mississauga Transit may resume service earlier than 4 p.m.)

11 Westwood

(Mississauga Transit has confirmed the detour.)

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Goreway Drive, at Westwood Mall, then:


entering the mall parking lot south of Morningstar Drive;
northward through the parking lot to Westwood Terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

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

TTC
58 Malton

The TTC does not operate buses along Morning Star Drive to Westwood Terminal on Sundays and holidays.

Nevertheless, the parade starts just one block north of the Sunday and holiday terminal of the route at Airport Road and McNaughton Avenue, so the large numbers of participants in the vicinity and the traffic resulting from the closed street may delay bus service from about 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 2.


Mississauga

See Malton.


Rexdale

Khalsa Day Parade

On Sunday, participants in Ontario Gurdwaras Association’s Khalsa Day parade march from Sri Guru Singh Sabha at 7280 Airport Road in Malton to the Sikh Spiritual Centre at 9 Carrier Drive, east of Highway 27 in Rexdale.

(Even though various newspapers — the Brampton Guardian, the Mississauga News, the South Asian Times and others all report that participants march to the Sikh Spiritual Centre no-one — not the City of Toronto, the Toronto Police Service, Brampton Transit or the TTC — can identify the exact route.)

The event would likely disrupt transit services in the area of Humber College’s North Campus, possibly proceeding eastward from Highway 427 along Morningstar Drive, Humberwood Boulevard, Humberline Drive, Humber College Boulevard and Carrier Drive.

The event would likely disrupt Brampton Transit, GO Transit, Mississauga Transit and TTC services.

Brampton Transit

(Brampton Transit has confirmed that the parade will delay buses, but could not provide details about any detours.)

11 Steeles
50 The Gore Road

From 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade would likely delay, or require Brampton Transit to detour, buses on Humber College Boulevard between Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive.

GO Transit
35 Brampton - York MIlls Local via Highway 27

From 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade would likely delay, require GO to detour, buses on Humber College Boulevard between Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive.

Mississauga Transit
22 Finch

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, MT will cancel service along the route.

(As the parade clears Morningstar Drive, Mississauga Transit may resume service earlier than 4 p.m., but the parade may also delay or require MT to detour, buses on Humber College Boulevard between Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive.)

TTC
36 Finch West

From about 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade may delay or require the TTC to detour buses on Humber College Boulevard between Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive, Humberline Drive between Humber College and Humberwood Boulevards and Humberwood Boulevard between Humberline and Morning Star Drives.

191 Highway 27 Rocket

From about 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses on Humber College Boulevard between Humberline Drive and Finch Avenue West.

37A Islington via Rexdale

From about 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade may delay buses from entering and leaving Humberwood Loop.

96B Wilson via Humberline

From about 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses on Humber College Boulevard between Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive and Humberline Drive between Humber College and Humberwood Boulevards.

96D Wilson via Westmore

From about 2 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, the parade may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses on Carrier and Westmore Drives.


Toronto

See also Rexdale.


Sporting Life 10k

The City of Toronto will close

  • Bathurst Street, between Front Street West and Fort York Boulevard,
  • Fleet Street between Garrison Road and Fort York Boulevard,
  • Fort York Boulevard between Fleet and Bathurst Streets,
  • Front Street West between Bathurst and Peter Streets,
  • Peter Street between Richmond and Front Streets West,
  • Richmond Street West between Peter and Yonge Streets and
  • Yonge Street between Lawrence Avenue and Richmond Street

on Sunday morning to accommodate the annual race.

The TTC is likely detouring or delaying buses during the event but could not confirm details.

511 Bathurst
310 Bathurst overnight

From about 9 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race closes Bathurst Street between Front Street West and Fort York Boulevard and Fleet Street between Fort York Boulevard and Garrison Road. Passengers should expect detours and delays.

6 Bay

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Bay Street and Richmond Street West.

11 Bayview

From about 6 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Chaplin Crescent / Davisville Avenue and Yonge Street.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

From about 6 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Bloor and Yonge Streets.

506 Carlton
306 Carlton overnight

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, streetcars at Carlton / College and Yonge Streets.

505 Dundas

From about 6 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, streetcars at Dundas and Yonge Streets.

34 Eglinton East
305 Eglinton East overnight

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Eglinton Avenue and Yonge Street.

504 King

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, streetcars at King Street West and Peter Street.

54 Lawrence East
354 Lawrence East overnight

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Eglinton Avenue and Yonge Street.

56 Leaside
51 Leslie
103 Mt Pleasant North

From about 8 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Eglinton Avenue and Yonge Street.

501 Queen
301 Queen overnight

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, streetcars at Queen and Yonge Streets.

512 St. Clair

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, streetcars at St. Clair Avenue and Yonge Street.

510 Spadina

From about 5 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, streetcars at Spadina Avenue and Front Street West.

94 Wellesley

From about 8 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, the race may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses at Wellesley and Yonge Streets.

97 Yonge

(The TTC has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how buses detoured during this event in 2008.)

From about 9 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue, then detour:

westward along Lawrence Avenue West;
southward along Avenue Road; and then
eastward along Chaplin Crescent to Davisville Station,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

320 Yonge overnight

(The TTC has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how buses detoured during this event in 2008.)

From about 5 until 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Lawrence Avenue East;
southward along Mount Pleasant Road;
westward along Eglinton Avenue East to Yonge Street;
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

From about 8 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue, then detour:

westward along Lawrence;
southward along Avenue Road;
eastward along Oxton Avenue;
southward along Oriole Parkway;
westward along Lonsdale Road;
southward along Avenue Road;
eastward along Davenport Road; and then
southward along Bay Street to King Street West,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.