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Weekend events affect transit services,
September 11, 12, 13



Updated — 5:06 p.m.


Special events in Aurora, Bowmanville (Clarington), Brampton, Georgetown (Halton Hills), Guelph, Hamilton, Malton (Mississauga), Markham, Milliken (Markham), Mississauga, Newmarket, North York (Toronto), Oakville, Port Credit (Mississauga), Rexdale (Toronto), Richmond Hill, Thornhill (Markham), Toronto and Unionville (Markham) affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitAll routes, 2 Main, 5 Bovaird, 11 Steeles, 30 Airport Road, 50 Gore Road.

Durham Region Transit 501 Aspen Springs, 502 Liberty.

GO Transit31 Guelph - Georgetown - York Mills, 34 Brampton - York Mills local via Highway 27, 35 Brampton - York Mills local via Dixon, 90 Newcastle - Oshawa.

Guelph Transit1 Woodlawn, 3 Waterloo / Fife, 4 York Road, 6 Auden / Eastview, 7 Saint Joseph’s Hospital, 8 General Hospital, 9 Stone Road Mall, 10 College / Niska, 22 Conestoga, 23 Paisley / Imperial, 24 Industrial, 51 Gordon, 52 University / Kortright, 54 Arkell, 61 Victor Davis, Guelph Community Bus B.

Hamilton Street Railway5 Delaware, 5C West Hamilton, 7 Locke, 51 University.

Mississauga Transit7 Airport, 8 Cawthra - Indian Road, 11 Westwood, 19 Hurontario, 22 Finch, 23 Lakeshore, 42 Derry.

Oakville Transit28 Glen Abbey North.

Toronto Transit Commission6 Bay, 30 Lambton, 32 Eglinton West, 36 Finch West, 37A Islington via Rexdale, 40 Junction, 41 Keele, 60 Steeles West, 65 Parliament, 74 Mt Pleasant, 75 Sherbourne, 82 Rosedale, 88 South Leaside, 94 Wellesley, 96B Wilson via Humberline, 96D Wilson via Westmore, 97 Yonge, 98 Willowdale - Senlac, 102 Markham Rd, 106 York University, 191 Highway 27 Rocket, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 306 Carlton overnight, 313 Jane overnight, 506 Carlton, 506 Carlton shuttle bus.

York Region Transit1 Highway 7, 3 Thornhill - York U, 10 York U - Woodbridge, 20 Jane - Concord, 32 Aurora South, 53 Woodspring - Clearmeadow, 85 Rutherford - 16th Avenue, 86 Weldrick - Newkirk, 90 Leslie South, 91 Bayview South, Milliken Children’s Festival shuttle, Viva orange, Viva purple.


The Friday, September 11 events are: The Taste of the Kingsway.

The Saturday, September 12 events are: Brampton Day; Cabbagetown Festival; Downtown Brampton Farmers’ Market; Georgetown Farmers’ Market; Guelph Jazz Festival; Junction Arts Festival; Locke Street Festival; Milliken Children’s Festival; Race against Racism; Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day Parade Richmond Hill; Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day Parade Toronto, The Taste of the Kingsway; Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival; Westfest.

The Sunday, September 13 events are: Cabbagetown Festival; Junction Arts Festival; Markham Auto Classic; Sri Guru Sabha Singh Sikh Gurdwara Parade; Terry Fox Runs.


Aurora

Terry Fox Run Aurora

Participants pass along Dunning Street, affecting YRT service.

You can see a map of the race course here.

York Region Transit
32 Aurora South

Passengers should expect delays along Dunning Street until about noon on Sunday, September 13.


Bowmanville

Terry Fox Run Bowmanville

Participants pass along parts of Concesson Street East, King Street East, Lambs Road, Liberty Street South, Roenigk Drive and Scugog Street North, affecting Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Durham Region Transit
501 Aspen Springs

Passengers should expect delays along King Street West between Scugog Street and Roenigk Drive, Roenigk Drive, Scugog Street North and Waveley Road until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

502 Liberty

Passengers should expect delays along Baseline Road East and Concession Street East, on Mearns Avenue at Concession East and along Scugog Street North until about noon on Sunday, September 14.

GO Transit
90 Newcastle - Oshawa

Passengers should expect delays along King Street West between Scugog Street and Roenigk Drive and on King Street East at Lambs Road until about noon on Sunday, September 14.


Brampton

Brampton events include: Brampton Day (September 12) and the Downtown Brampton Farmer’s Market (September 12).


Brampton Day

Brampton Transit celebrates the city-wide festival by offering “loonie rides” to passengers on all Brampton Transit buses (except for buses operating along the 77 Highway 7 route). You pay just $1 for each ride all day.

(Both Brampton Transit and York Region Transit buses operate along the 77 Highway 7 route and YRT is not participating in this event.)

The City of Brampton is also closing Main Streets North and South between Nelson Street / Theatre Lane and Glen Eagles Crescent on Saturday to accommodate the various Brampton Day events.

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

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

You can see a map of the detour route here. (.pdf)

GO Transit
31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

(GO has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how GO has detoured buses when other events have closed Main Street South.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal, then proceed:

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

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

An event in Georgetown also affects service along this route.


Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton usually closes Main Streets South and North between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and John Street every Saturday morning until October 10 to accommodate the market.

This week, because of the Brampton Day events, the City is closing more of Main Street and Brampton Transit is detouring buses further than usual. GO Transit is also detouring its buses.

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

You can see a map of the detour route here. (.pdf)

GO Transit
31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

(GO has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how GO has detoured buses when other events have closed Main Street South.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal, then proceed:

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

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

An event in Georgetown also affects service along this route.


Clarington

See Bowmanville


Etobicoke

See Rexdale


Georgetown

Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing part of Main Street South Georgetown every Saturday morning until October 10 to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

From 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, buses traveling 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.

Events in Brampton also affect service along this route.


Guelph

Guelph Jazz Festival

The City of Guelph is closing Wyndham Street North between Douglas Avenue (just north of St. George’s Square) and Woolwich Street on Saturday to accommodate the annual music festival.

Guelph Transit is detouring bus service during the event. Buses start and end their trips on Woolwich Street north of Macdonnell Street instead of at St. George’s Square

54 Arkell

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips at the northwest corner of Woolwich and Macdonnell Streets.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction along Norfolk Street.

6 Auden / Eastview

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street, at the Sleeman Centre.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction on Elizabeth Street.

10 College / Niska

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on the northeast corner of Woolwich and Macdonnell Streets.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction along Norfolk Street.

22 Conestoga

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street at the River Run Centre.

8 General Hospital

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street, just south of the River Run Centre.

51 Gordon

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street at the East Parkade.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction along Norfolk Street.

Guelph Community Bus B

Although Guelph Transit has not provided details of this detour, on Saturday, September 12, outbound buses likely start their trips on Woolwich Street at Macdonnell Street.

24 Industrial

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street just north of Macdonnell Street.

23 Paisley / Imperial

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street at the Sleeman Centre.

7 St. Joseph’s Hospital

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street south of the River Run Centre.

9 Stone Road Mall

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street at the Sleeman Centre.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction along Norfolk Street.

52 University / Kortright

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street at the East Parkade.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction along Norfolk Street.

61 Victor Davis

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street, just south of the River Run Centre.

3 Waterloo / Fife

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street between the Sleeman Centre and the East Parkade.

Buses continue to detour from their regular route during construction along Norfolk Street and along Fife Road.

1 Woodlawn

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street, south of the River Run Centre.

4 York Road

On Saturday, September 12, outbound buses start their trips on Woolwich Street just north of Macdonnell Street.

You can see a map showing temporary outbound stops on Woolwich Street North here. (.pdf)


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton

Hamilton events include: Locke Street Festival (September 12); Westfest (September 12).


Locke Street Festival

The City of Hamilton is closing Locke Street South between Hunter Street West and Stanley Avenue on Saturday to accommodate the Locke Street Merchants Association’s annual festival.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring bus service during the event.

7 Locke

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

On Saturday, September 12 until 11 p.m., inbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundurn Street South and Chatham Avenue, then detour:

northward along Dundurn South; and then
eastward along Main Street West to Locke Street South,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street West and Queen Street South, then detour:

southward along Queen South; and then
westward along Charlton Avenue West to Locke Street South,
resuming their regular route westward along Charlton West.


Westfest

The City of Hamilton is closing King Street West between Sterling Street and North Oval on Saturday to accommodate the Westdale Village Business Improvement Area’s annual street festival.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring bus service during the event.

5 Delaware

(The HSR has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how the HSR detoured buses in 2008 during the former Westitalia event, which also closed this part of King Street West.)

All day on Saturday, September 12, buses operate along their regular route to Sterling Street and Cline Avenue North, then detour:

north- and eastward along Cline North to King Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King West.

51 University

(The HSR has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how the HSR detoured buses in 2008 during the former Westitalia event, which also closed this part of King Street West.)

All day on Saturday, September 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Sterling Street and Cline Avenue North, then detour:

north- and eastward along Cline North to King Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King West.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and North Oval, then detour:

westward along North Oval to Sterling Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Sterling.

(The HSR does not operate buses along the 51 University route after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evenings.)

5C West Hamilton

(The HSR has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how the HSR detoured buses in 2008 during the former Westitalia event, which also closed this part of King Street West.)

All day on Saturday, September 12, buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and North Oval, then detour:

westward along North Oval to Sterling Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Sterling.


Malton

Sri Guru Singh Sikh Gurdwara Parade

The Region of Peel is closing Airport Road at Morningstar Drive, and the City of Mississauga is closing the westbound lanes of Morningstar Drive between Airport Road and tHighway 407 on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the annual procession. Participants march from the Sikh Cultural Centre at 9 Carrier Drive in the Rexdale neighbourhood of Toronto to the gurdwara on Airport Road.

The event affects Brampton Transit, GO Transit and Mississauga Transit services.

Brampton Transit
30 Airport Road

From 1 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, the parade may delay, or require Brampton Transit to detour, buses at Airport Road and Morning Star Drive.

5 Bovaird

From 1 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, the parade may delay, or require Brampton Transit to detour, buses at Goreway and Morning Star Drives.

GO Transit
34 Brampton - York Mills local via Dixon

(GO has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how GO has detoured buses previously during this parade.)

From 1:30 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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

From about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Airport Road and Derry Road East, then detour:

eastward along Derry East;
southward along Rexwood Road;
westward along Nashua Drive;
northward along Goreway Drive;
eastward along Morningstar Drive;
through Westwood Terminal, then continue:
eastward along Morningstar;
south- and eastward along Darcel Boulevard;
southward along Netherbrae Road; and then
west- and southward along Rexwood to Derry East
resuming their regular route eastward along Derry.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Westwood Terminal, then detour:

eastward along Morningstar;
south- and eastward along Darcel Boulevard;
southward along Netherbrae Road;
west- and southward along Rexwood Road; and then
westward along Derry Road East to Airport Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Airport.

Mississauga Transit may resume service earlier than 5:30 p.m. as the parade clears the streets.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)

42 Derry

From about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Derry Road East and Goreway Drive, then detour:

eastward along Derry East;
southward along Rexwood Road;
northward along Goreway Drive; and then
eastward along Morningstar Drive to Westwood Terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Westwood Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Morningstar;
south- and eastward along Darcel Boulevard;
southward along Netherbrae Road;
west- and southward along Rexwood Road; and then
westward along Derry Road East to Goreway Drive,
resuming their regular route westward along Derry East.

Mississauga Transit may resume service earlier than 5:30 p.m. as the parade clears the streets.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)

22 Finch

Mississauga Transit has not announced service details, but previously MT has canceled service along this route until the parade has ended.

11 Westwood

From about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, southbound buses start their trips at Westwood Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Morningstar;
south- and eastward along Darcel Boulevard;
southward along Netherbrae Road; and then
west- and southward along Rexwood Road to Derry Road East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Derry East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

Mississauga Transit may resume service earlier than 5:30 p.m. as the parade clears the streets.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)


Markham

See also Milliken, Thornhill and Unionville.


Main Street Markham Auto Classic

On Sunday, September 13, the Town of Markham is closing Main Street between Robinson Street and Highway 7 to accommodate the Main Street Markham vintage and classic car show.

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

Toronto Transit Commission
102 Markham Road

(The TTC has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how the TTC detoured buses during previous events that closed Main Street Markham.)

From 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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 reverse this routing.

York Region Transit
1 Highway 7

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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.


Milliken

Milliken Children’s Festival

The festival takes place this year in a temporary venue — the Markham Civic Centre — from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 12. (The usual location at the Milliken Mills Community Centre is unavailable this year because of upcoming construction at the nearby reservoir.)

Milliken Children’s Festival shuttle

York Region Transit is operating free shuttle bus service between Milliken Mills Community Centre, 7600 Kennedy Road, and the Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard.

Buses leave Milliken Mills every hour from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 12

Buses leave the Civic Centre every 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 12.


Mississauga

See also Malton and Port Credit


Race against Racism

The City of Mississauga is closing

  • Bloor Street between Central Parkway East and Mississauga Valley Boulevard and
  • Central Parkway West between Mississauga Valley Boulevard and Bloor Street

on Saturday morning to accommodate the Peel Regional Police’s youth event.

Mississauga Transit is detouring buses during the event.

8 Cawthra - Indian Road

From 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Elm Drive and Mississauga Valley Boulevard, then detour:

north-, east- and southward along Mississauga Valley to Bloor Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Bloor.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)

Mississauga Transit is also detouring buses operating along this route for the Southside Shuffle.


Newmarket

Terry Fox Run Newmarket

Participants pass along parts of Alex Doner Drive and Crossland Gate, affecting YRT services.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

York Region Transit
53 Woodspring - Clearmeadow

Passengers should expect delays until about noon on Sunday, September 13.


North York

North York events include the Terry Fox Runs in North York and at York University.


Terry Fox Run North York

Participants pass along Senlac Road and also cross Yonge Street at Churchill Avenue / Church Avenue and Elmhurst Avenue / Greenfield Avenue, affecting TTC services.

Toronto Transit Commission
98 Willowdale - Senlac

Passengers should expect delays along Senlac Road between York Cemetery and Burnett Avenue until about noon on Sunday, September 14.

97 Yonge

Passengers should expect delays on Yonge Street at Churchill Avenue / Church Avenue and Elmhurst Avenue / Greenfield Avenue until about noon on Sunday, September 14.


Terry Fox Run York University

York University is closing Ian Macdonald Boulevard between Northwest Gate and The Chimneystack Road to accommodate the run.

The TTC and YRT are likely detouring buses during the race.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Toronto Transit Commission

The TTC has not confirmed detours. this post describes how it detoured buses when York has closed Ian Macdonald Boulevard during previous events.

41 Keele

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., southbound buses start their trips at the Harry W. Arthurs Common at York University’s Keele Campus then proceed:

eastward along York Boulevard to Keele Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Keele.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to York Lanes,
ending their trips.

60C Steeles West

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., eastbound buses start their trips at the Harry W. Arthurs Common at York University’s Keele Campus, then proceed:

eastward along York Boulevard to Keele Street; and then
northward along Keele Street to Steeles Avenue West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Steeles West.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

106 York University

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., northbound buses operate along their regular route to Ian Macdonald Boulevard and Northwest Gate, then proceed:

northward along Northwest;
eastward along Steeles Avenue West;
southward along Keele Street; and then
westward along York Boulevard to the Harry W. Arthurs Common,
ending their trips.

York Region Transit

(YRT has confirmed these detours.)

20 Jane / Concord

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., southbound buses buses operate along their regular route to Founders Road and Steeles Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Steeles;
southward along Keele Street; and then
westward along The Chimneystack Road to Ian Macdonald Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Ian Macdonald Boulevard.

Northbound buses start their trips at Ian Macdonald and York Boulevards, then proceed:

eastward along York Boulevard;
northward along Keele Street; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue West to Founders Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Steeles West.

3 Thornhill / York U

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Ian Macdonald Boulevard and The Chimneystack Road, then detour:

eastward along The Chimneystack;
southward along Keele Street;
eastward along Canartic Drive; and then
northward along Petrolia Road to Steeles Avenue West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Steeles West.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

The Terry Fox Run in Thornhill may also delay service along this route.

Viva orange

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Jane Street and Steeles Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Steeles West;
southward along Keele Street; and then
westward along The Chimneystack Road to Ian Macdonald Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Ian Macdonald.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to York and Ian Macdonald Boulevards, then proceed:

northward along Ian Macdonald;
eastward along The Chimneystack Road;
southward along Keele Street;
eastward along Canartic Drive;
northward along Petrolia Road; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue West to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.

Viva purple

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

**Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Steeles Avenue West and Keele Street , then detour:

southward along Keele; and then
westward along The Chimneystack Road to Ian Macdonald Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Ian Macdonald.

10 York U / Woodbridge

On Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., southbound buses buses operate along their regular route to Founders Road and Steeles Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Steeles West;
southward along Keele Street; and then
westward along The Chimneystack Road to Ian Macdonald Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Ian Macdonald.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at York Lanes, then proceed:


eastward along York Boulevard;
northward along Keele Street; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue West to Founders Road,
resuming their regular route at westward along Steeles West.

Construction on Weston Road may also delay service along this route.


Oakville

Terry Fox Run Oakville

Participants pass along part of Glen Abbey Gate, Nottinghill Gate and Pilgrim’s Way, affecting Oakville Transit service.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Oakville Transit
28 Glen Abbey North

Passengers should expect delays until about noon on Sunday, September 13.


Port Credit

Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival

The City of Mississauga is closing Lakeshore Road East between Stavebank Road and Hurontario Street on Saturday afternoon and early evening to accommodate the annual music festival.

Mississauga Transit is detouring service during the event.

8 Cawthra - Indian Road

On Saturday, September 12 from 2 until 8 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore and Stavebank Roads, then detour:

southward along Stavebank Road South;
eastward along Port Street East;
northward along St. Lawrence Drive and Hurontario Street;
westward along Park Street East;
northward along Ann Street;
westward along Queen Street East to Port Credit GO Station; then continue
westward along Queen East,
southward along Elizabeth Street North; and then
eastward along Park East to Hurontario,
resuming their regular route northward along Hurontario,

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Hurontario and Park Streets, then detour:

westward along Park Street East;
northward along Ann Street;
westward along Queen Street East to Port Credit GO Station; then continue
westward along Queen East,
southward along Elizabeth Street North;
eastward along Park East;
southward along Hurontario and Saint Lawrence Drive;
westward along Port Street East; and then
northward along Stavebank Road South to Lakeshore Road East,
resuming their regular route westward along Lakeshore East.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)

Mississauga Transit is also detouring buses along this route during the Race against Racism.

19 Hurontario

On Saturday, September 12 from 2 until 8 p.m., southbound buses follow their regular route to Hurontario and Park Streets, then detour:

westward along Park Street East;
northward along Ann Street;
westward along Queen Street East to Port Credit GO Station,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at the station as usual, but proceed:

westward along Queen Street East;
southward along Elizabeth Street North;and then
eastward along Park Street East to Hurontario Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Hurontario.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)

23 Lakeshore

On Saturday, September 12 from 2 until 8 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore and Stavebank Roads, then detour:

southward along Stavebank Road South;
eastward along Port Street East;
northward along St. Lawrence Drive and Hurontario Street;
westward along Park Street East;
northward along Ann Street;
westward along Queen Street East to Port Credit GO Station; then continue
westward along Queen East;
southward along Elizabeth Street North;
eastward along Park East; and then
southward along Hurontario to Lakeshore East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road East and Hurontario Street, then detour:

northward along Hurontario;
westward along Park Street East;
northward along Ann Street;
westward along Queen Street East to Port Credit GO Station; then continue
westward along Queen East;
southward along Elizabeth Street North;
eastward along Park;
southward along Hurontario and Saint Lawrence Drive;
westward along Port Street East; and then
northward along Stavebank Road South to Lakeshore Road East,
resuming their regular route westward along Lakeshore.

You can see a map of the detour here. (.pdf)


Rexdale

Sri Guru Singh Sikh Gurdwara Parade

On Sunday, participants in the parade march from the Sikh Spiritual Centre at 9 Carrier Drive, east of Highway 27 in Rexdale to Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara at 7280 Airport Road in Malton.

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

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

Brampton Transit
11 Steeles
50 Gore Road

From about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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 about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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 about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, MT will likely cancel service along the route.

(As the parade clears Morningstar Drive, Mississauga Transit may resume service earlier than 5:30 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 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, the parade may delay buses from entering and leaving Humberwood Loop.

96B Wilson via Humberline

From about 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 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 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, the parade may delay, or require the TTC to detour, buses on Carrier and Westmore Drives.


Richmond Hill

Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day Parade

The Region of York is closing Elgin Mills Road East between Yonge Street and Ohio Road on Saturday afternoon, to accommodate the International Taoist Tai Chi Society’s event. Participants march to the Society’s new headquarters on Ohio Road, after having participated in a similar event in downtown Toronto at City Hall.

York Region Transit is detouring buses during the event.

90 Leslie South

On Saturday, September 12 from noon until 2 p.m., southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Elgin Mills Road and Yonge Street, then detour:

southward along Yonge;
eastward along Crosby Avenue; and then
northward along Newkirk Road to Elgin Mills Road East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Elgin Mills East.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

The Terry Fox Run in Thornhill also affects service along this route.

86 Weldrick - Newkirk

On Saturday, September 12 from noon until 2 p.m., southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Bernard Avenue and Yorkland Street, then detour:

westward along Bernard;
southward along Yonge Street; and then
eastward along Crosby Avenue to Newkirk Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Newkirk.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Newkirk Road and Crosby Avenue, then detour:

westward along Crosby; and then
northward along Yonge Street to Elgin Mills Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Yonge.


Thornhill
Terry Fox Run Thornhill

Participants pass along parts of Bayview Avenue, Green Lane, Leslie Street and Willowbrook Road.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

York Region Transit

91 Bayview South

Passengers should expect delays along Bayview Avenue between Sycamore Drive and Willowbrook Road until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

90 Leslie South

Passengers should expect delays along Leslie Street between Alexis Road and Tanglewood Trail until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

The Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day Parade in Richmond Hill also affects service along this route.

3 Thornhill - York U

Passengers should expect delays along Green Lane between Alexis and Willowbrook Road, Leslie Street between Alexis Road and Tanglewood Trail and Willowbrook Road until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

YRT will also detour this route during the Terry Fox Run at York University.


Toronto

See also North York and Rexdale.


Toronto events include: Cabbagetown Festival (September 12 and 13); Junction Arts Festival (September 12 and 13); Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day (September 12); The Taste of the Kingsway (September 11 and 12); and Terry Fox Runs (September 13).


Cabbagetown Festival

The City of Toronto is closing Carlton Street between Sherbourne and Parliament Streets on Saturday and Parliament Street between Wellesley and Gerrard Streets East on Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the Cabbagetown Business Improvement Area’s annual street festival.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

506 Carlton

On Saturday, September 12, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m, westbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Gerrard Street East and Parliament Street, then detour:

southward along Parliament;
westward along Dundas Street East;
northward along Church Street to Carlton Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Carlton.

Eastbound streetcars reverse this routing.

The TTC operates a shuttle bus to replace the streetcar service on Saturday.

306 Carlton overnight

Streetcars operate along their regular route throughout the weekend.

506 Carlton shuttle bus

Shuttle buses replace streetcar service between Broadview Avenue and Bay Street.

(Although the TTC has confirmed the details of the shuttle bus route, it has not specified how buses loop at each end of the route. this post describes how buses have looped during similar detours.)

On Saturday, September 12, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m, westbound buses start their trips at Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street East, then proceed:

westward along Gerrard;
northward along Sherbourne Street;
westward along Carlton and College Streets;
southward along Elizabeth Street; and then
westward along Gerrard Street West to University Avenue,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Gerrard Street West and University Avenue, then proceed:

northward along University;
eastward along College and Carlton Streets;
southward along Sherbourne Street;
eastward along Gerrard Street East;
north- and eastward along Don Jail Roadway; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue, where the buses end their trips.

65 Parliament

On Saturday, September 12, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Parliament and Wellesley Streets, then detour:

westward along Wellesley Street East;
southward along Sherbourne Street; and then
eastward along Gerrard Street East to Parliament,
resuming their regular route southward along Parliament.

Northbound buses will reverse this routing.

On Sunday, September 13, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m., southbound buses operate along their regular route to Parliament and Wellesley Streets, then detour:

westward along Wellesley Street East;
southward along Sherbourne Street; and then
eastward along Carlton to Parliament,
resuming their regular route southward along Parliament.

94 Wellesley

On Saturday, September 12 from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 13, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m., westbound buses operate along their regular route to Bloor and Parliament Streets, then detour:

westward along Bloor Street East; and then
southward along Sherbourne Street to Wellesley Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Wellesley.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.


Junction Arts Festival

The City of Toronto is closing Dundas Street West between Quebec Avenue and Keele Street on Saturday and Sunday to accommodate The Junction Business Improvement Area’s annual arts fair.

The TTC is detouring bus services during the event.

313 Jane overnight

On Sunday, September 13, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Runnymede Road, then detour:

southward along Runnymede; and then
eastward along Annette Street to Dundas,
resuming their regular route southward along Dundas.

Westbound buses reverse the routing.

40 Junction

From 7 a.m. on Saturday, September 12 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, eastbound buses start their trips at the Runnymede / Dundas Loop, as usual, but then proceed:

southward along Runnymede Road; and then
eastward along Annette Street to Dundas,
resuming their regular route southward along Dundas.

Westbound buses reverse the routing.

30 Lambton

From 7 a.m. on Saturday, September 12 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, September 13,eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Runnymede Road, then detour:

southward along Runnymede; and then
eastward along Annette Street to High Park Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along High Park.

Westbound buses reverse the routing.


Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day Parade

The City of Toronto is closing Bay Street between Albert Street and Queen Street West on Saturday morning, to accommodate the International Taoist Tai Chi Society’s event. After the event, participants board buses to participate in a similar event in Richmond Hill.

6 Bay

(The TTC has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how the TTC detoured buses during previous events that closed this part of Bay Street.)

From 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Dundas Street West, then detour:

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

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Richmond Street West, then detour:

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


The Taste of the Kingsway

The City of Toronto is closing Bloor Street West between Montgomery Road and Prince Edward Drive on Friday and Saturday to accommodate The Kingsway Business Improvement Area’s 11th annual festival.

The TTC is detouring bus services during the event.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

On Saturday, September 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue, then detour:

northward along Islington;
eastward along Dundas Street West; and then
southward along Prince Edward Drive to Bloor West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Bloor.

Westbound buses reverse the routing.


Terry Fox Run Rosedale - Moore Park

Participants pass along parts of Crescent Road, Edgar Avenue, Glen Road, Highland Avenue, **MacLennan Avenue, Moore Avenue, Mount Pleasant Road, St. Clair Avenue East, Scholfield Avenue and South Drive, affecting TTC service.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Toronto Transit Commission

74 Mt Pleasant

Passengers should expect delays along Mount Pleasant Road between Moore Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

82 Rosedale

Run participants will pass along part of MacLennan, Edgar, Scholfield and Highland Avenues and Glen Road. Passengers should expect delays along Crescent Road between Mooredale House and South Drive, Edgar Avenue, Glen Road between Highland Avenue and South Drive, Highland, MacLennan and Scholfield Avenues until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

75 Sherbourne

Passengers should expect delays along Maple Avenue and South Drive until about noon on Sunday, September 13.

88 South Leaside

Passengers should expect delays along Moore Avenue between Lumley and Welland Avneues and St. Clair Avenue East between Welland Avenue and Mount Pleasant Road until about noon on Sunday, September 13.


Terry Fox Run Upper Canada College

Participants pass along part of Eglinton Avenue West, affecting TTC service.

You can see a map of the course here. (.pdf)

Toronto Transit Commission

32 Eglinton West

Passengers should expect delays along Eglinton Avenue West between Everden and Old Park Roads until about noon on Sunday, September 13.


Unionville

Terry Fox Run Unionville

Participants pass along 16th Avenue near Normandale Road (west of Kennedy Road), affecting YRT service.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

York Region Transit
85 Rutherford / 16th Avenue

Race participants will pass along part of 16th Avenue. Passengers should expect delays until about noon on Sunday, September 13.


Terry Fox Runs

Runs in Aurora, Bowmanville, Newmarket, North York (including York University), Oakville, Thornhill, Toronto (Rosedale - Moore Park, Upper Canada College) and Unionville may affect transit services.

Terry Fox Runs also take place in Ajax, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Cannington, Dundas (Hamilton), Etobicoke (Toronto), Guelph, Hamilton, Keswick (Georgina), King City, Markham, Meadowvale (Mississauga), Mount Hope (Hamilton), Oak Ridges (Richmond Hill), Oshawa, Pickering, Port Credit (Mississauga), Port Perry (Scugog), Rockwood, Scarborough (Toronto), Stoney Creek (Hamilton), Stouffville, Streetsville (Mississauga), Toronto, Uxbridge, Waterdown (Hamilton) and Woodbridge (Vaughan). As far as we know, these events will not affect transit services. (Most take place in parks or along trails.)


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