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Weekend events affect transit service, October 9, 10, 11



Special events in Brampton, Georgetown (Halton Hills), Guelph, Hamilton and Mississauga affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main.

GO Transit31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union.

Guelph TransitAll routes.

Hamilton Street RailwayAll routes, Tiger-Cats express shuttles.

Mississauga Transit3 Bloor.


The Friday, October 9 event affecting transit services is: Ontario Hockey League action.

The Saturday, October 10 events affecting transit services are: Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; Georgetown Farmers’ Market.

The Sunday, October 11 event affecting transit services is: Mississauga Diwali Celebration.

The Thanksgiving, Monday, October 12 event affecting transit services is: Canadian Football League action.

(The Guelph Mercury has relocated its annual Thanksgiving Races event out of downtown Guelph this year because of ongoing construction in downtown Guelph.)


Brampton

Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton has closed Main Street between John Street and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane every Saturday morning since June 20 to accommodate the market.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

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

This is the last farmers market of the year.


Georgetown

Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills has closed part of Main Street South Georgetown every Saturday morning since June 13 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, October 10, 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. This is the last farmers market of the year.


Guelph

Ontario Hockey League action
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free on Friday, October 9 to the Guelph Storm game against the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 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 after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.

(The Guelph Mercury has relocated its annual Thanksgiving Races event out of downtown Guelph this year because of ongoing construction in downtown Guelph.)


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton

Canadian Football League action
All Hamilton Street Railway routes

On Thanksgiving, Monday, October 12, you can ride any HSR bus for free to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at 4:30 p.m. — if you hold a valid ticket to the game. With the HSR’s Ticket to Ride program, you can ride free of fare to Ivor Wynne Stadium for as much as three hours before game time and free of fare from the stadium until the end of service.

Tiger-Cats Express shuttles

Four free HSR shuttle buses also speedily transport ticket-holders from four terminals across the city to the stadium and back again after the game is over. You can read the schedule for Friday’s shuttle service here. (.pdf)

Read Transit Toronto’s June 19 post for more details.


Mississauga

Diwali celebration and procession

The City of Mississauga is closing

  • Princess Royal Drive

between Living Arts Drive and Duke of York Boulevard on Sunday evening to accommodate the festivities.

Mississauga Transit is detouring bus services during the event.

3 Bloor

From 5 until 9 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Duke of York Boulevard and Princess Royal Drive, then proceed:

southward along Duke of York to Burnhamthorpe Road West,
resuming their regular route southward along Duke of York.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops on Living Arts Drive at Burnhamthorpe Road West.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Living Arts Drive and on Living Arts Drive at City Centre and Princess Royal Drives.

Buses operating along the 3 Bloor route also detour on October 13, 14 and 15 during sewer construction on Kariya Gate.

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

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