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Weekend events affect transit services, June 24, 25, 26



Special events in the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Markham, Mississauga, Oshawa and Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main.

Durham Region Transit411 Grandview.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union, 90 Newcastle - Oshawa.

MiWay6 Credit Woodlands - Westdale, 8 Cawthra, 26 Burnhamthorpe, 61 Mavis.

Toronto Transit Commission504 King streetcar, 504 King shuttle bus, 505 Dundas.

York Region Transit8 Kennedy.


The Friday, June 24 event affecting transit service are: the International Indian Film Academy Awards Buzz (Mississauga); Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! Oshawa; and the Toronto Jazz Festival.

The Saturday, June 25 events affecting transit services are: the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the International Indian Film Academy Awards Buzz (Mississauga); Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! Oshawa; Summerfest; and the Taste of Asia Festival.

The Sunday, June 26 events affecting transit service are: the International Indian Film Academy Awards (Toronto); Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! Oshawa; the Taste of Asia Festival; and Walk Now for Autism Speaks.


Bowmanville


Summerfest

The Region of Durham and the Municipality of Clarington are closing

  • King Street East Bowmanville (Regional Highway 2) between Scugog and Ontario Streets

Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Historic Downtown Bowmanville Business Improvement Area’s annual summer festival.

GO Transit is detouring buses during the event.

90 Newcastle - Oshawa

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday June 25, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Liberty Street, then detour:

southward along Liberty South;
westward along Baseline Road;
northward along Waverly Road South; and then
east- and northward along Roenigk Drive to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of Liberty Street North and George Street and at Temperance Street South and
  • on King Street West at Scugog Street North.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Scugog Street South and
  • on King Street East east of Temperance and Division Streets south and at Ontario and Liberty Streets South.

Brampton


Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

on Saturday morning and early afternoon and every Saturday until October 8 to accommodate the weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 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 view a map of the detour route here. (.pdf)


Clarington

See Bowmanville.


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 8 to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the weekly market.

31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 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.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


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 25, 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


Taste of Asia Festival

The Region of York and the Town of Markham are closing

  • Kennedy Road (Regional Road 3) between Clayton Road and Steeles Avenue East

all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual Asian multicultural festival.

York Region Transit is detouring buses during the event.

8 Kennedy

All day Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, southbound buses operate on their regular route to Kennedy and Denison Street, then detour:

eastward along Denison;
southward along Old Kennedy Road; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue East to Kennedy,
resuming their regular route eastward along Kennedy.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kennedy Road at Gorvette Road and Steeles Avenue East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.


Mississauga


Indian International Film Academy Awards Buzz

The City of Mississauga is closing

  • Duke of York Boulevard between City Centre Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West, including the intersections with City Centre and Burnhamthorpe West.

MiWay is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

26 Burnhamthorpe

From 6 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Burnhamthorpe Road West and Confederation Parkway, then detour:

northward along Confederation; and then
eastward along Rathburn Road West to Duke of York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rathburn West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Confederation Parkway and
  • on Duke of York Boulevard at City Centre Drive, across from Princess Royal Drive and at Square One Drive and Rathburn Road West.

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

  • on Confederation Parkway at Prince of Wales and Princess Royal Drives and Rathburn Road West and
  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive and Duke of York Boulevard.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard south of Rathburn Road West and at Princess Royal, Prince of Wales and City Centre Drives and
  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Living Arts Drive and Confederation Parkway.

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

  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive and
  • on Confederation Parkway south of Rathburn Road West, across from Princess Royal Drive and at Burnhamthorpe Road West.

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

8 Cawthra

From 6 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26, southbound buses start their trips at the City Centre Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Rathburn Road West;
south- and westward along City Centre Drive to Kariya Gate,
resuming their regular route southward along Kariya.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard south of Rathburn Road West and at Prince of Wales and Princess Royal Drives and
  • on City Centre Drive east of Duke of York Boulevard and at Kariya Gate.

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

  • on Rathburn Road West at City Centre Drive and
  • on City Centre Drive at Square One Drive, south of Robert Speck Parkway West and east of Kariya Gate.

Northbound buses reverse the detour route.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on City Centre Drive west of Kariya Gate and at Duke of York Boulevard and
  • on Duke of York Boulevard across from Princess Royal Drive, at Square One Drive and Rathburn Road West.

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

  • on City Centre Drive north of Kariya Gate and at Robert Speck Parkway West and Square One Drive.

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

6 Credit Woodlands - Westdale

From 6 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Confederation Parkway and Burnhamthorpe Road West, then detour:

northward along Confederation; and then
eastward along Rathburn Road West to Living Arts Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rathburn West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive at City Centre and Princess Royal Drives and Rathburn Road West and
  • on Rathburn Road West at Duke of York Boulevard.

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

  • on Confederation Parkway at Prince of Wales and Princess Royal Drives and Rathburn Road West and
  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive.

Westbound buses reverse the detour.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive south of Rathburn Road West and at Princess Royal Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West and
  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Confederation Parkway.

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

  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive and
  • on Confederation Parkway south of Rathburn Road West, across from Princess Royal Drive and at Burnhamthorpe Road West.

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

61 Mavis

From 6 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26, after leaving the City Centre Terminal, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Rathburn Road West and Duke of York Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Rathburn Road West; and then
southward along Confederation Parkway to Webb Drive,
resuming their regular route westward along Webb.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard south of Rathburn Road West and at Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, City Centre and Webb Drives and
  • on Webb Drive west of Duke of York Boulevard.

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

  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive and
  • on Confederation Parkway south of Rathburn Road West, across from Princess Royal Drive and at Burnhamthorpe Road West and Webb Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Webb Drive east of Confederation Parkway and
  • on Duke of York Boulevard at north of Webb Drive, City Centre Drive, across from Princess Royal Drive and at Square One Drive and Rathburn Road West.

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

  • on Confederation Parkway at Burnhamthorpe Road West, Prince of Wales and Princess Royal Drives and Rathburn Road West and
  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive and Duke of York Boulevard.

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


Oshawa


Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! Oshawa

Durham Region Transit is detouring buses during the event to avoid crowds near the General Motors Centre.

411 Grandview

From 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24 until 6 p.m. Sunday, June 26, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Ritson Road South and Athol Street East, then detour:

northward along Ritson South and North; and then
westward along Bond Street East to Mary Street North,
resuming their regular route westward along Bond East.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Athol Street East at Drew Street and
  • on Mary Street South at King Street East.

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

  • on Bond Street East west of Ritson Road North.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Mary Street, then detour:

eastward along King East; and then
southward along Drew Street to Athol Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Athol East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Athol Street East east of Charles Street.

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

  • on King Street East east of Mary Street South and at Drew Street.

Toronto


Toronto events affecting transit services include the International Indian Film Academy Awards (June 26); the Toronto Jazz Festival (June 24); and Walk Now for Autism Speaks (June 25).


International Indian Film Academy awards

The City of Toronto is closing

  • the intersection of King Street West and John Street

Sunday morning, afternoon and evening to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring streetcars and operating shuttle buses while the street is closed.

504 King streetcar

From 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to King Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

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

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue, York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on King Street East at Church Street.

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

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

Westbound cars operate along their regular route to King Street West and York Street, then detour:

northward along York;
westward along Queen Street West; and then
southward along Spadina Avenue to King West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at University Avenue, Simcoe, John and Peter Streets and Spadina Avenue.

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

  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street, at McCaul, John and Soho Streets and Spadina Avenue and
  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Bathurst Street and Broadview Station.

The TTC is also detouring the cars for the Toronto Jazz Festival.

504 King shuttle bus

From 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday, June 25, eastbound buses start their trips at King Street West and Bathurst Street, then proceed:

eastward along King West;
northward along Peter Street;
eastward along Adelaide Street West;
southward along Simcoe Street;
eastward along King Streets West and East and Queen Street East;
northward along Broadview Avenue; and then
eastward into Broadview Station terminal,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses serve regular 504 King streetcar stops on King Street West between Bathurst and Peter Streets and between Simcoe and Yonge Streets and all 504 stops on King Street East, Queen Street East and Broadview Avenue.

Westbound buses start their trips in Broadview Station, then proceed:

westward along Erindale Avenue;
southward along Broadview Avenue;
westward along Queen Street East and King Streets East and West;
southward along Simcoe Street;
westward along Wellington Street West;
northward along Blue Jays Way; and then
westward along King West to Bathurst Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses serve regular 504 King streetcar stops along Broadview Avenue, Queen Street East and King Street East and on King Street West between Yonge and Simcoe Streets and between Blue Jays Way / Peter Street and Bathurst Street.

The TTC is also operating the buses for the Toronto Jazz Festival.


Toronto Jazz Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • King Street West between John and Simcoe Streets

Friday evening to accommodate the overflow crowd from the Aretha Franklin concert at David Pecaut Square.

The TTC is detouring streetcars and operating shuttle buses while the street is closed.

504 King streetcar

After 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to King Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

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

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue, York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on King Street East at Church Street.

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

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

Westbound cars operate along their regular route to King Street West and York Street, then detour:

northward along York;
westward along Queen Street West; and then
southward along Spadina Avenue to King West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at University Avenue, Simcoe, John and Peter Streets and Spadina Avenue.

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

  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street, at McCaul, John and Soho Streets and Spadina Avenue and
  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Bathurst Street and Broadview Station.

The TTC is also detouring cars for the International Indian Academy Awards.

504 King shuttle bus

After 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, eastbound buses start their trips at King Street West and Bathurst Street, then proceed:

eastward along King West;
northward along Peter Street;
eastward along Adelaide Street West;
southward along Simcoe Street;
eastward along King Streets West and East and Queen Street East;
northward along Broadview Avenue; and then
eastward into Broadview Station terminal,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses serve regular 504 King streetcar stops on King Street West between Bathurst and Peter Streets and between Simcoe and Yonge Streets and all 504 stops on King Street East, Queen Street East and Broadview Avenue.

Westbound buses start their trips in Broadview Station, then proceed:

westward along Erindale Avenue;
southward along Broadview Avenue;
westward along Queen Street East and King Streets East and West;
southward along Simcoe Street;
westward along Wellington Street West;
northward along Blue Jays Way; and then
westward along King West to Bathurst Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses serve regular 504 King streetcar stops along Broadview Avenue, Queen Street East and King Street East and on King Street West between Yonge and Simcoe Streets and between Blue Jays Way / Peter Street and Bathurst Street.

The TTC is also operating the buses for the International Indian Academy Awards.


Walk Now for Autism Speaks

The City of Toronto is closing

  • University Avenue, northbound lanes, between Queen Street West and College Street

on Sunday morning for a walkathon to raise funds for Autism Speaks Canada, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy group.

The event affects TTC services.

505 Dundas

From 10 until 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 25, expect delays as participants pass along University Avenue at Dundas Street West.