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Weekend events affect transit services, June 16, 17, 18, 19



Special events in Brampton, Burlington, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, downtown Markham, the Mount Hope area of Hamilton, Oakville, Oshawa, the Rexdale and Scarborough and central areas of Toronto and the Unionville area of Markham this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit1 Queen, 2 Main, 9 Vodden, 24 Van Kirk.

Burlington Transit1 Fairview - Plains, 2 Brant, 3 Guelph, 4 Pinedale, 5 Francis, 10 New - Maple, Festival Shuttle.

Durham Region Transit401 Simcoe, 402 King, 406 Dean, 410 Olive, 411 Grandview, 412 Adelaide.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union, 34 Brampton - York Mills local via Dixon, 35 Brampton - York Mills local via Highway 27, 90 Newcastle - Oshawa, 90A Bowmanville - Oshawa, 91 Newcastle - Oshawa express.

Hamilton Street Railway20 A-Line express.

Oakville Transit1 Lakeshore, 14 Lakeshore West, 17 Kerr.

Toronto Transit Commission38 Highland Creek, 73C Royal York via Albion, 86 Scarborough, 102 Markham Rd, 306 Carlton overnight, 501 Queen, 501 Queen shuttle bus, 505 Dundas streetcar; 505 Dundas shuttle bus; 506 Carlton.

York Region Transit1 Highway 7.


The Thursday, June 16 event affecting transit services this weekend is: the Sound of Music Festival.

The Friday, June 17 events affecting transit services this weekend are: Markham Village Music Festival; the MuchMusic Video Awards; the Sound of Music Festival; and the Taste of Little Italy.

The Saturday, June 18 events affecting transit services are: the Big Daddy Festival / Festival on Main; the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; Flower City Parade; Georgetown Farmers Market; the Fusion of Taste Festival; the Highland Creek Heritage Festival; Markham Village Music Festival; the MuchMusic Video Awards; the Sound of Music Festival; the Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade; and the Taste of Little Italy.

The Sunday, June 19 events are: the Big Daddy Festival / Festival on Main; the Fiesta Week parade; the MuchMusic Video Awards; the the OTMH Classic; the Sound of Music Festival; and the Taste of Little Italy.


Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit services this weekend include the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market (June 18), the Flower City Parade (June 18) and the IIFA Brampton Buzz Fest Brampton Festival (June 18).


Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday and every Saturday until October 9 to accommodate the weekly farmers market.

IIFA Buzz Fest Brampton Festival

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets from 4 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 18 to accommodate the celebration of the IIFAs (International Indian Film Academy) awards.
Flower City Parade

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Church and Frederick Streets,
  • Theatre Lane between Main Street North and Union Street and
  • Wellington Street West between Main and George Street

from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday to accommodate the annual parade.

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

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 4 until 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West, passing, but not stopping at, the Downtown Transit Terminal,
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street at Queen Street.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Streets South and North at Wellington Street, John Street, north of Queen Street and at Theatre Lane.

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

From 1 until 4 p.m., buses operate along a longer detour route, during the Flower City Parade.

2 Main

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Vodden Street, then detour:

westward along Vodden Street West;
southward along Pleasantview Avenue;
eastward along Rosedale Avenue
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along McMurchy Avenue South; and then
eastward along Charolais Boulevard to Main South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North south of Vodden Street South, at Rosedale Avenue, south of David Street, at Market Street and Church Street West, across from Nelson Street East and at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive, at Clarence Street, south of Harold Street, across from Nanwood Drive, at Elgin Drive, across from Peel Village Parkway and at Charolais Boulevard.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Charolais Boulevard, north of Peel Village Parkway, across from Elgin Drive, at Nanwood Drive, across from Harold Street, at Clarence Street, north of Guest Street, at Woodbrook Drive, Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main North north of Queen, at Theatre Lane, Church and Alexander Streets, Sproule Drive and Vodden Street East.

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

From 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 4 until 10 p.m., buses operate along a different detour route.

1 Queen

Buses operate along their regular route, but, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, **June 18&&, expect detours and delays at Theatre Lane / Nelson Street West and Main Street North. Peel Regional Police officers will direct bus operators to proceed through the intersection during gaps in the parade.

9 Vodden

From 1:45 until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Williams Parkway West and Vodden Street West, then detour:

westward along Williams West and East; and then
southward along Centre Street North to Vodden East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Vodden.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Vodden Street West south of Williams Parkway West, at Brookview Road, across from Talbot Street, at Pleasantview Avenue, Mill and Main Streets North and
  • on Vodden Street East at Ken Whillans Drive and Centre Street North.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Williams Parkway West east of Vodden Street West and the Brampton - Orangeville Railway crossing, at Murray Street and Main Street North,
  • on Williams Parkway East at Elderwood Place and Centre Street North and
  • on Centre Street North at Linkdale Road, Tolton Drive and Vodden Street East.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Vodden Street East across from Ken Whillans Drive and
  • on Vodden Street West west of Main Street North, at Rosebud Avenue, English and Talbot Streets and Roseland Gate.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Centre Street North across from Tolton Drive and at Linkdale Road,
  • on Williams Parkway East at Baronwood Court and
  • on Williams Parkway West west of Main Street North, at Harridine Road and west of Harridine Road and the Orangeville-Brampton Railway crossing.

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

24 Van Kirk

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Vodden Street West and Pleasantview Avenue, then detour:

southward along Pleasantview;
eastward along Rosedale;
southward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Railroad Street;
southward along George Street North; and then
eastward into the Downtown Brampton Terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on English Street east of Vodden Street West, at Talbot Street, east of Allison Court, across from Murray Street and at Main Street North,
  • on Main Street North south of Vodden Street West and David Street, at Market Street and Church Street West and across from Nelson Street East.

Northbound buses start their trips in the Downtown Brampton Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

westward along Nelson Street West;
northward along George Street North;
westward along Railroad Street;
northward along Mill Street North;
westward along Rosedale Avenue; and then
northward along Pleasantview Avenue to Vodden Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Vodden West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Church and Alexander Streets, Sproule Drive and Vodden Street East and north of Vodden East and
  • on English Street west of Main Street North, at Murray and Moore Streets and Vodden Street West.

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

501 Züm Queen

Buses operate along their regular route, but, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, **June 18&&, expect detours and delays at Theatre Lane / Nelson Street West and Main Street North. Peel Regional Police officers will direct bus operators to proceed through the intersection during gaps in the parade.

GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

(GO Transit has not confirmed detours. This post describes how it detoured buses during other events that closed Main Streets North and South.)

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and English Street, then detour:

westward along English;
southward along Pleasantview Avenue;
eastward along Rosedale Avenue;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Nelson Street West;
northward along George Street North;
entering the Downtown Brampton Terminal; and then
westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South and then
eastward along Charolais Boulevard to Main Street South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North south of Vodden Street West, at Rosedale Avenue and Church Street West,
  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West, at Harold Street, across from Nanwood Drive, at Elgin Drive, across from Peel Village Parkway and at Charolais Boulevard.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South north of Peel Village Parkway, across from Elgin Drive at Nanwood Drive and at Clarence Street,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South and
  • on Main Street North at Church Street East, Sproule Drive, Vodden Street West and across from English Street.

On Saturday, June 18, GO is also detouring buses operating along this route around the Georgetown Farmers’ Market. On Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, GO is also detouring buses operating along this route around the the Big Daddy Festival / Festival on Main.

34 Brampton - York Mills local via Dixon
35 Brampton - York Mills local via Highway 27

From 1 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, all buses start and end their trips at Bramalea GO Station.

GO has confirmed that it is operating shuttle buses to carry passengers between Bramalea GO Station and the Downtown Brampton Terminal, but has not confirmed the exact route.


Burlington


Burlington events affecting transit service this weekend are: the Sound of Music Festival (June 16, 17, 18, 19); and the Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade (June 18).


Sound of Music Festival

The City of Burlington is closing

  • Brant Street between Caroline Street and Lakeshore Road

on Friday afternoon and evening, all day Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon to accommodate the annual music festival.

Burlington Transit is detouring bus service during the event.

2 Brant

From 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 17 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brant and Caroline Streets, then detour:

eastward along Caroline; and then
southward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Terminal.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Brant Street south of Ontario Street.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street at Caroline Street.

Burlington Transit is also extending the hours of service Thursday, June 16, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18, so that the last northbound bus leaves the Downtown Terminal at midnight all three evenings.

From 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, buses operate along a longer detour route during the Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade.

1 Fairview / Plains

Burlington Transit is extending the hours of service Thursday, June 16, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18, so that westbound buses continue to operate toward downtown Hamilton until midnight all three evenings.

Festival Shuttle

From 6 p.m. until midnight on Friday, June 17, noon until midnight on Saturday, June 18 and noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, Burlington Transit operates non-stop shuttle service along the 1 Brant route between the Burlington GO Station and the Downtown Burlington Bus Terminal. By parking at the station for free and riding on the shuttle to the festival you can help reduce to environmental effects of driving to the events, and, by contributing $3, you can offset the cost of the service. Buses do not have a schedule, but shuttle continuously between the two terminals. Each bus leaves as soon as it is full.

5 Francis

After 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 18 and all day Saturday, June 20, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario and Locust Streets, then detour:

northward along Locust;
eastward along Caroline Street;
southward along John Street;
eastward along James Street;
southward along Elizabeth Street;
westward along Pine Street; and then
northward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Bus Terminal.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ontario Street at Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street south of Ontario Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Ontario Street west of Brant Street.
3 Guelph

Burlington Transit is extending the hours of service Thursday, June 16, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 so that the last northbound bus leaves the Downtown Terminal at midnight all three evenings.

10 New - Maple

Burlington Transit is extending the hours of service Thursday, June 16, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 so that the last outbound bus leaves the Downtown Terminal at midnight all three evenings.

From 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, Burlington Transit is detouring buses operating along the route during the Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade.

From 9 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, June 18, Burlington Transit is also detouring buses operating along the route during the Sound of Music Fireworks.


Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade

The City of Burlington is closing

  • New Street between Drury Lane and Martha Street,
  • James Street between Martha and Brant Streets and
  • Brant Street between Baldwin and Caroline Streets

on Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the festival parade.

Burlington Transit is detouring bus service during the event.

2 Brant

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, southbound buses operate on their regular routes to the Burlington GO Station and then proceed:

westward along Fairview Street;
southward along Maple Avenue;
eastward along Lakeshore Road;
and then northward along Elizabeth Street to the bus parking turnaround.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Brant Street across from Maplewood Drive, at Graham’s Lane, south of Ghent Avenue and Olga Drive, across from Blairholm Avenue, at Baldwin and Caroline Streets and south of Ontario Street.

Instead, southbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Fairview Street beside Staples and #1235 Fairview and
  • on Maple Avenue south of Fairview Street and the Mapleview Centre, at Augustus Drive, across from Maple Crossing Boulevard (south), across from Ontario and Elgin Streets and at North Shore Boulevard East and
  • on Lakeshore Road beside #1340 Lakeshore, east of Discovery Landing, across from Burlington Avenue and Locust Street and across from Brant Street.

Northbound buses start their trips in the bus parking turnaround, then proceed:

southward along Elizabeth Street;
westward along Lakeshore Road;
northward along Maple Avenue; and then
eastward along Fairview Street to Brant Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Fairview.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street at Caroline Street, beside #541 Brant, at Victoria Avenue, Blairholme Avenue, Rambo Crescent, Ghent Avenue, Prospect Street and Maplewood Drive.

Instead, northbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road at Brant Street, at Burlington and Nelson Avenue and west of Brock Avenue,
  • on Maple Avenue at Elgin Street, north of Elgin Street, at Maple Crossing Boulevard (south and north), Richmond Road, across from the Mapleview Centre and north of Thorpe Road and
  • on Fairview Street east of Maple Avenue, beside the Fire Station and at Brant Street.

Burlington Transit is also detouring buses operating along this route throughout the weekend during the entire Sound of Music Festival.

5 Francis

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to North Shore Boulevard East / Lakeshore Road and Maple Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Lakeshore Road;
northward along Elizabeth Street;
westward along Pine Street; and then
northward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Terminal,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Maple Avenue at Elgin Street,
  • on Ontario Street east of Maple Avenue, at Brock and Nelson Avenues, Blathwayte Lane and Locust and Brant Streets and
  • on Brant Street south of Ontario Street.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Maple Avenue across from Elgin Street and at Lakeshore Road and
  • on Lakeshore Road beside #1340 Lakeshore, east of Discovery Landing, across from Burlington Avenue and Locust Street and across from Brant Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street,
  • on Ontario Street west of Brant Street, at Hurd, Burlington, Brock and Maple Avenues and
  • on Maple Avenue across from Elgin Street and at North Shore Boulevard East.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road and
  • on Lakeshore Road at Brant Street, at Burlington and Nelson Avenue and west of Brock Avenue.
10 New - Maple

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Burlington Terminal then detour:

eastward through the bus parking turnaround;
southward along Elizabeth Street;
eastward along Lakeshore Road;
northward along Guelph Line to New Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along New.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Martha Street and
  • on New Street across from Holtby Avenue and at Smith Avenue, beside #228 New, at Seneca Avenue, west of Delaware Avenue and across from Beverley Drive.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road east of Old Lakeshore Road and Smith and Seneca Avenues and at St. Paul Street and
  • on Guelph Line north of Lakeshore Road, at Princess Boulevard, Woodland Park Crescent and New Street.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on New Street at Beverley Drive, across from Delaware Avenue, at the Seniors Centre, Drury Lane, Lorne and Martha Streets and
  • on James Street across from Pine Street.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Guelph Line south of New Street, across from Woodland Park Drive, at Second Street and Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road west of St. Paul and Green Streets and Delaware Avenue, at Stratheden Drive and Smith Avenue, west of Torrance Street and at Martha and Elizabeth Streets.

Burlington Transit is also extending the hours of service from the Downtown Burlington Terminal until midnight on Thursday, June 16, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18.

4 Pinedale

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, eastbound buses leave the Downtown Burlington Terminal through the bus parking lot to Elizabeth Street, then proceed:

southward along Elizabeth;
eastward along Lakeshore; and then
northward along Guelph Line to Prospect Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Prospect.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Martha Street,
  • on New Street across from Holtby Avenue and at Smith Avenue, beside #228 New, at Seneca Avenue,
  • on Teen Tour Way at the Seniors Centre at Drury Lane,
  • on Drury Lane at Courtland Drive, Woodward Avenue and Prospect Street and
  • on Prospect Street at #2346 Prospect, across from Wesley Street and at Guelph Line.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road east of Old Lakeshore Road and Smith and Seneca Avenues and at St. Paul Street and
  • on Guelph Line north of Lakeshore Road, at Princess Boulevard, Woodland Park Crescent and New Street, north of New Street, Glencrest Avenue, Woodward Avenue and Prospect Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Prospect Street west of Guelph Line and at Parker Crescent,
  • on Drury Lane south of Prospect Street, at Woodward Avenue and Courtland Drive and across from Teen Tour Way,
  • on Teen Tour Way at the Seniors Centre,
  • on New Street at the Seniors Centre, Drury Lane, Lorne and Martha Streets and
  • on James Street at Pine Street.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Guelph Line south of Prospect Street, at Woodward Avenue, Edith Drive, New Street, outh of New Street, across from Woodland Park Drive, at Second Street and Lakeshore Road and
  • on Lakeshore Road west of St. Paul and Green Streets and Delaware Avenue, at Stratheden Drive and Smith Avenue, west of Torrance Street and at Martha and Elizabeth Streets.

Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

on Saturday morning and every Saturday until October 10 to accommodate the Central Georgetown Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the weekly market.

Big Daddy Festival / Festival on Main

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Park Streets

on Saturday afternoon and evening and Sunday morning and afternoon to accommodate the first Fathers’ Day festival.

31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

From 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, eastbound buses from Guelph operate along their regular route to Main and Guelph Streets (Provincial Highway 7) and then proceed:

southeastward along Guelph to Mill Street,
resuming their regular route southwestward along Guelph.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South opposite Cross Street and at Wesleyan Street and
  • on Mill Street at Guelph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street south of Guelph Street and
  • on Main Street South opposite Wesleyan Street and at Cross Street.

Buses that start or end their trips at Georgetown operate to and from the Georgetown GO Station, instead of Main Street South and Wesleyan Street and do not travel to downtown Georgetown.

GO is also diverting this route during the Flower City Parade in Brampton on Saturday, June 18.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton

See Mount Hope


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Lindsay

Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings from May 1 until October 29, the City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

during the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Avenue North and Peel Street, then detour:

eastward along Peel Street;
southward along Cambridge Street North; and then
westward along Kent Street West to Victoria Avenue North,
resuming their regular route westward along Kent West.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.


Markham


Markham Village Music Festival

The Town of Markham is closing

  • Main Street Markham between Highway 7 and Parkway Avenue,

Friday evening and Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Main Street Business Association’s annual festival .

The TTC and YRT are detouring buses during the event.

Toronto Transit Commission

102 Markham Road

From 4 until 11 p.m. on Friday, June 17 and from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Saturday, June 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Parkway Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Parkway;
southward along Wooten Way; and then
westward along Highway 7 to Main,
resuming their regular route southward along Main Street South.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on

  • Main Street Markham (Markham Road) south of Robinson Street and at Highway 7.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on

  • Main Street Markham (Markham Road) opposite Thomson Court, at Robinson Street and Parkway Avenue.
York Region Transit
1 Highway 7

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 4 until 11 p.m. on Friday, June 17 and from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 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 North to Church Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Church.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street Markham (Markham Road) opposite Thomson Court and at Robinson Street,
  • on Robinson Street at Washington Street,
  • on Maple Street at Church Street and
  • on Church Street at Elm Street, opposite Russel Stover Court, Newton Gate and Wooten Way.

Mount Hope


Hamilton International Air Show

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is hosting the event on Saturday and Sunday at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.

The Hamilton Street Railway is operating buses between downtown Hamilton and the event.

20 A-Line express

The HSR is operating buses along this route, which it usually only serves Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, northbound start their trips beside the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, then proceed:

southward along the access road to Airport Road West,
resuming the regular route eastward along Airport West.

Southbound buses reverse the special routing.

Buses do not serve their regular stop at the John C. Munro air terminal building.

Northbound buses leave the museum at 8:50 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 6:20 p.m. A last bus leaves at 7 p.m.

Southbound buses leave King Street East and Hughson Street North at 8 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 4 p.m.

You can see the timetable for the service here. (.pdf)

You can see a map of service through the airport area here. (.pdf)


Oakville


OTMH Classic

Walkers and runners fill the streets of Old Oakville Sunday morning during the 14th annual event, raising funds for the Oakville Hospital Foundation and supporting Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital of Halton Healthcare Services and the new Oakville Hospital.

Among other streets, participants pass along:

  • Reynolds Street between Wallace Park and Lakeshore Road East,
  • Lakeshore Road East between Reynolds Street and Balsam Drive and
  • Randall Street between Dunn and Navy Streets.

The event likely affects Oakville Transit service.

17 Kerr

From 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, expect delays westbound as participants pass along Randall Street between Church and Navy Streets.

1 Lakeshore

From 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, expect delays westbound as participants pass along Lakeshore Road East between Reynolds Street and Balsam Drive.

14 Lakeshore West

From 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, expect delays southbound as participants pass along Reynolds Street between Wallace Park and Lakeshore Road East and westbound as participants pass along Randall Street between Church and Navy Streets.

You can see a map of the courses for the various events here.


Oshawa


Fiesta Week parade

The Region of Durham and the City of Oshawa are closing

  • Centre Street South (Regional Road 2A) between King Street West and Gibb Street,
  • Gibb (Regional Road 59) between Centre South and Park Road South,
  • Park South (Regional Road 54) between Gibb and King West and
  • King West (Regional Highway 2) between Park South and Centre South

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the 37th annual parade, kicking off a week-long celebration of the various cultures of Durham Region.

Durham Region Transit and GO Transit are likely detouring buses during the event.

Durham Region Transit
412 Adelaide

(DRT has not confirmed this detour. This post describes how DRT detoured buses previously during this event.)

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Park Road North and Bond Street West, then detour:

westward along Bond;
southward along Stevenson Roads North and South; and then
eastward along Gibb Street to the Oshawa Centre.

Eastbound buses operate start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gibbons Street; and then
westward along Adelaide Avenue West to Park Road North,
resuming their regular route westward along Adelaide.

406 Dean

(DRT has not confirmed this detour. This post describes how DRT detoured buses previously during this event.)

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Centre Street and Richmond Street West, then detour:

eastward along Richmond;
southward along Mary Street North and South;
westward along Athol Street East;
southward along Celina Street; and then
westward along Olive Avenue to Simcoe Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Simcoe.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

411 Grandview

(DRT has not confirmed this detour. This post describes how DRT detoured buses previously during this event.)

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Bond Street West and Park Road North, then detour:

westward along Bond;
southward along Stevenson Roads North and South; and then
eastward along Gibb Street to the Oshawa Centre.

Eastbound buses start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gibbons Street;
eastward along Adelaide Avenue West;
southward along Centre Street North;
eastward along Richmond Streets West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route southward along Mary Street South.

402 King

(DRT has not confirmed this detour. This post describes how DRT detoured buses previously during this event.)

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, eastbound buses start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gibbons Street;
eastward along Adelaide Avenue West;
southward along Centre Street North;
eastward along Richmond Streets West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

410 Olive

(DRT has not confirmed this detour. This post describes how DRT detoured buses previously during this event.)

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Albert Street and John Street East, then detour:

northward along Albert;
eastward along Athol Street East;
northward along Mary Street South and North;
westward along Bond Street East and West; and then
southward along Gibbons Street to the Oshawa Centre.

Eastbound buses start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Gibb Street;
southward along Park Road South;
eastward along Tresane Street;
southward along Cubert Street;
eastward along Mill Street; and then
northward along Simcoe Street South to John Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along John.

(DRT has not confirmed this detour. This post describes how DRT detoured buses previously during this event.)

401 Simcoe

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Centre Street and Richmond Street West, then detour:

eastward along Richmond Streets West and East;
southward along Mary Street North and South;
westward along Athol Street East;
southward along Celina Street; and then
westward along Olive Avenue to Simcoe Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Simcoe.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

GO Transit
90 Newcastle - Oshawa

(GO has not confirmed the detour. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2010 during this event.)

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 12:30 until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Stevenson Road South and King Street West, then detour:

northward along Stevenson Road North;
eastward along Adelaide Avenues West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King Street East
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

94 Oshawa - Yorkdale local via Highway 2

(GO has not confirmed the detour. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2010 during this event.)

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, westbound buses operate along their regular route. Buses serve the Oshawa Bus Terminal from an on-street stop at Bond Street West and Prince Street, instead of entering the terminal.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Stevenson Road North, then detour:

southward along Stevenson to Bloor Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Bloor West.


Rexdale


Fusion of Taste Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Albion Road between Islington Avenue and Thistledown Boulevard

on Saturday to accommodate the Albion Islington Square Business Area’s fourth annual street fair.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

73C Royal York via Albion

From 5 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Albion Road and Islington Avenue, then detour:

southward along Islington; and then
eastward along Barker Avenue to Albion,
resuming their regular route southward along Albion.

southward buses skip their regular stop

  • on Albion Road at Riverdale Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Albion Road north of Thistledown Boulevard and at Islington Avenue.

Scarborough


Highland Creek Heritage Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lawson Road between the Highland Creek Overpass and Centennial Road,
  • the Highland Creek Overpass and
  • Old Kingston Road between Kingston Road / Highland Creek Overpass and Watson Road

on Saturday to accommodate the 24th annual festival and parade.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

38 Highland Creek

From 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Port Union and Lawson Roads, then detour:

northward along Port Union;
westward along Kingston Road;
north- and westward along Ellesmere Road to Military Trail,
resuming their regular route westward along Ellesmere.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawson Road across from Wichey Road, at Brumwell Street, west of Centennial Road, at Cedarview Drive, across from Irvine and Clyde Roads, west of Meadowvale Road and at the Highland Creek overpass,
  • on the Highland Creek Overpass at Kingston Road,
  • on Old Kingston Road west of Morrish Road and at Military Trail,
  • on Military Trail at Bobmar and Gladys Roads and west of Conlins Road and
  • at the U of T Scarborough Loop.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Ellesmere Road at Muirbank Boulevard, Meadowvale Road, Zaph Avenue, Scarboro Avenue, Morrish Road, Claverley Trail, across from #3509 Ellesmere, at Calthorpe Avenue, Conlins Road and Military Trail.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at the U of T Scarborough Loop,
  • on Military Trail at Lash Court, across from #1314 Military, Gladys and Bobmar Roads and at Old Kingston Road,
  • on Old Kingston Road at Morrish Road and the Highland Creek Overpass and
  • on Lawson Road east of the the Highland Creek Overpass, at #63 Lawson, at Clyde and Meadowvale Roads, east of Irvine Road, opposite and east of Cedarview Drive, at Centennial Road, across from Brumwell Street and at Wichey and Port Union Roads.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Ellesmere Road at Conlins Road, across from Calthorpe Avenue, beside #3507 Ellesmere, at Watson Street, Morrish Road and Deep Dene Drive, across from Zaph Avenue, at Meadowvale Road and across from Muirbank Boulevard.
86 Scarborough

From 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Meadowvale and Ellesmere Roads, then detour:

westward along Ellesmere;
southeastward along Military Trail, serving the U of T Scarborough Loop;
westward along Old Kingston Road to Kingston Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Kingston.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Meadowvale Road across from White Avenue and at Kingston Road,
  • on Kingston Road at Choiceland Boulevard, opposite and west of Franklin Avenue and at Deep Dene Drive and
  • on Kingston Road south of Old Kingston, at Military Trail, across from Beechgrove Drive and at Manse and Old Kingston Roads.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Ellesmere Road at Zaph Avenue, Scarboro Avenue, Morrish Road, Claverley Trail, across from #3509 Ellesmere, at Calthorpe Avenue, Conlins Road and Military Trail,
  • at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Loop and
  • on Military Trail at Lash Court, across from #1314 Military, Gladys and Bobmar Roads and at Old Kingston Road.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour route.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kingston Road across from Old Kingston Road, at Manse Road, Beechgrove Drive, across from Military Trail and at Lawson Road,
  • on the Highland Creek Overpass at Kingston Road,
  • on Kingston Road at Franklin Avenue and across from Choiceland Boulevard and
  • on Meadowvale Road north of Kingston, at White Avenue and Ellesmere Road.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Military Trail at Bobmar and Gladys Roads and west of Conlins Road,
  • at the U of T Scarborough Loop and
  • on Ellesmere Road at Conlins Road, across from Calthorpe Avenue, beside #3507 Ellesmere, at Watson Street, Morrish Road and Deep Dene Drive, across from Zaph Avenue and at Meadowvale Road.

Toronto

See also Rexdale and Scarborough


Toronto events affecting transit services this weekend include: the MuchMusic Video Awards (June 17, 18 and 19); and the Taste of Little Italy (June 17, 18 and 19).


MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs)

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Queen Street West between Simcoe Street and Spadina Avenue

on Friday and Saturday evening and all day Sunday to accommodate the annual awards event.

The TTC is detouring streetcars during the event.

501 Queen

From 9 p.m. on Friday, June 17 until 2 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, from 5 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, June 18 and from 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 19 until 2 a.m. on Monday, June 20, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina;
eastward along King Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at Peter, John and Duncan Streets, University Avenue, York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Church Streets.

Instead, eastbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West,
  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue, York, Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street East at Church Street and
  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street and at Queen Street East.

Westbound streetcars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, opposite York Street, at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street, at McCaul, John and Soho Streets and Spadina Avenue.

Instead, westbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Church Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East,
  • on King Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street West at Bay and York Streets, University Avenue, Simcoe, John and Peter Streets and Spadina Avenue and
  • on Spadina Avenue north of King Street West and at Richmond Street West.

Shuttle buses replace streetcars between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets.

501 Queen shuttle bus

From 9 p.m. on Friday, June 17 until 2 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, from 5 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, June 18 and from 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 19 until 2 a.m. on Monday, June 20, eastbound buses start their trips in Wolseley Loop on Bathurst Street, north of Queen Street West, then proceed:

southward along Bathurst;
eastward along Queen;
southward along Spadina Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Street West;
northward along Duncan Street;
eastward along Queen Streets West and East;
northward along Mutual; and then
eastward along Shuter Street to Jarvis Street,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses serve regular TTC stops

  • on Queen Street West across from Denison Avenue (Sunday only), at Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Peter, John and Duncan Streets, University Avenue, York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Church Streets.

Westbound buses start their trips on Shuter Street at Jarvis Street, then proceed:

southward along Jarvis;
westward along Queen Streets East and West;
southward along Simcoe Street;
westward along Richmond Street West:
northward along Peter Street;
westward along Queen to Bathurst Street;
northward along Bathurst to Wolseley Loop; and then
eastward into the loop, ending their trips.

Westbound buses serve regular TTC stops

  • on Queen Street East at Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, opposite York Street, at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street, at McCaul, John and Soho Streets, Spadina and Augusta Avenues, Denison Avenue (Sunday only) and Bathurst Street.

Taste of Little Italy

The City of Toronto is closing

  • College Street between Bathurst and Shaw Streets

Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual street festival.

The TTC is detouring streetcars during the event.

506 Carlton
306 Carlton overnight

From 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17 until 3 a.m. on Monday, June 20, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to College Street and Ossington Avenue, then detour:

southward along Ossington;
eastward along Dundas Street West; and then
northward along Bathurst Street to College,
resuming their regular route eastward along College.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on College Street at Shaw, Crawford, Grace and Clinton Streets, Euclid and Palmerston Avenues and Bathurst Street.

Instead, eastbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Shaw Street, across from Grace Street, at Bellwoods and Euclid Avenues and Bathurst Street
  • on Bathurst Street at Nassau and College Streets.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on College Street at Palmerston Boulevard, Euclid Avenue, Clinton, Grace, Crawford and Shaw Streets and Ossington Avenue.

Instead, westbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bathurst Street across from Nassau Street and at Dundas Street West,
  • on Dundas Street West at Euclid Avenue, Grace and Crawford Streets and Ossington Avenue.
505 Dundas streetcar

The TTC continues to detour streetcars around construction on Dundas Street West west of Dovercourt Road.

From 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17 until 3 a.m. on Monday, June 20, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College; and then
southward along Ossington Avenue to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne Avenue, east of St. Clarens Avenue, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

Instead eastbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on College Street at Lansdowne Avenue, east of St. Clarens Avenue (Sunday only), Brock Avenue, Sheridan Avenue (Sunday only), Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue (Sunday only), Rusholme Park Crescent, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

Westbound cars reverse the detour route.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock, St. Clarens and Lansdowne Avenues.

Instead, westbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on College Street at Dovercourt Road, Havelock Street, Gladstone Avenue (Sundays only), Dufferin Street, Sheridan Avenue (Sunday only), Brock Avenue, St. Clarens Avenue (Sunday only) and Lansdowne Avenue.
505 Dundas shuttle bus

From 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17 until 3 a.m. on Monday, June 20, the buses do not operate.


Unionville


IIFA Bollywood Markham Extravaganza

The Town of Markham is closing

  • Town Centre Boulevard

Saturday morning to accommodate the event celebrating the IIFAs (International Indian Film Academy Awards).

York Region Transit is detouring buses during the event.

40 Unionville local

From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Town Centre Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Highway 7; and then
northward along Rodick Road to Apple Creek Boulevard,
resuming their regular route westward along Apple Creek.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Cox Boulevard, Wallis Way and Apple Creek Boulevard,
  • on Apple Creek Boulevard west of Hollingham Road and at Rodick Road.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Highway 7 at Rodick Road.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Apple Creek Boulevard across from Corby Road, at Whitehall Drive and Town Centre Boulevard and
  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Wallis Way and Highway 7.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Highway 7 at South Town Centre Boulevard.

Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.