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Weekend events affect transit services,
September 22, 23, 24, 25



Many cities and towns in the Greater Toronto, Hamilton and Golden Horseshoe areas are enjoying special events this weekend. With the start of fall, some communities like Ancaster and Milton are enjoying their annual fairs, and local transit agencies offer special services to take residents to and from the festivities. Festivals and parades take over the streets of Peterborough, St. Catharines and downtown Toronto.

The events take place in the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Brampton, Burlington, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, Milton, Peterborough, St. Catharines and Toronto.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitAll routes, 2 Main, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit2 Brant.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Brampton - Union, 88 Trent U - Oshawa.

Guelph Transit1 Woodlawn, 4 York Road, 8 General Hospital, 52 University / Kortright, 54 Arkell.

Hamilton Street RailwayAncaster Fair shuttle.

Lindsay TransitGreen route.

Milton Transit1 Steeles / Martin, 2 Main, 3 Trudeau, 4 Thompson / Clark, 5 Yates, 6 Scott.

Niagara Region Transit50 Niagara Falls - St. Catharines, 55 St. Catharines - Niagara Falls, 70 St. Catharines - Welland, 75 Welland - St. Catharines.

Peterborough Transit1 George North, 9 Nichols Park, 10 Collison, 11 Ashburnham.

St. Catharines Transit Commission101 Martindale - Lakeshore, 102 Ontario St, 104 Oakdale - Pen Centre, 106 Lake St, 109 Geneva St, 110 Glenridge - Pen Centre, 112 Grantham - Port Weller; 115 West St. Catharines, 116 Brock - Glenridge, 117 Bunting - Lakeshore, 118 Secord Woods.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 94 Wellesley.


The Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23 event affecting transit services is: the Ancaster Fair.

The Saturday, September 24 events affecting transit services are: the Ancaster Fair; Brampton Day; the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; the Downtown Guelph 5K; the Georgetown Farmers Market; Lindsay Farmers Market, the Milton Fair; the Niagara Wine Festival Grande Parade; the Peterborough Pride Parade; The Word on the Street.

The Sunday, September 25 events affecting transit services are: the Ancaster Fair; the Amazing Bed Race; the Milton Fair; The Word on the Street.


Ancaster


Ancaster Fair

Again this year, the Hamilton Street Railway is operating free shuttle bus service from the Meadowlands Terminal to the fairgrounds, south of Wilson Street West (City Highway 2) on Trinity Road.

Ancaster Fair shuttle

From about 6 until 11 p.m. Thursday, September 22, from about 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, September 23, from about 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday, September 24 and from about 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, September 25, eastbound buses start their trips at the fairgrounds north of the free parking area, just west of Gate 2, then proceed:

eastward through Gate 2;
northward along Trinity Road;
eastward along Wilson Street West and Garner Road West;
northward along Shaver Road;
northeastward along Wilson Streets West and East;
eastward along Rousseaux Street;
southward along McNiven Road;
eastward along Golf Links Road;
northward along Neville Drive;
west- and southward along Martindale Crescent to the Meadowlands Terminal, just north of Golf Links Road, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off passengers at stops

  • on Garner Road West east of Wilson Street West, at Rayal Farms and Shaver Road South
  • on Shaver Road South at the Hamilton Public Works Yard, Brooking Court and Wilson Street West,
  • on Wilson Street West at Hamilton Drive, Amberley Boulevard, Seminole Road, Todd Street and #54 Wilson West,
  • on Wilson Street East east of Fiddler’s Green Road South, at St. Margaret’s Road, across from Dalley Street, at Halson and Church Street, east of Academy Street and at Rousseaux Street,
  • on Rousseaux Street east of Wilson Street East, at Academy Street and McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road
  • on Golf Links Road across from Onondaga Drive, at Kitty Murray’s Lane and Meadowlands Boulevard and across from Martindale Crescent,
  • on Neville Drive at Martindale Crescent and
  • on Martindale Crescent at #122 Martindale and in the Meadowlands Terminal.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Meadowlands Terminal, on Martindale Crescent, just north of Golf Links Road, then proceed:

southward along Martindale;
westward along Golf Links Road;
northward along McNiven Road;
westward along Rousseaux Street;
southwestward along Wilson Streets East and West; and then
southward along Trinity Road, entering the fairgrounds through Gate 3,
ending their trips on the north side of the free parking area west of Gate 2.

Westbound buses pick up passengers at stops

  • on Golf Links Road at Legend Court, across from Kitty Murray’s Lane, at Onondaga Drive and McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Tomahawk Crescent and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,

  • on Wilson Street East south of Old Dundas Road, across from Academy Street, at Sulphur Springs Road, across from Halson Street, at Dalley Drive, Jerseyville Road East and Fiddler’s Green Road North.

  • on Wilson Street West west of Fiddler’s Green Road North, at #35 Wilson West, west of Dunham Drive, across from Seminole Road, at Central Drive, west of Valleyview Drive and at Meadowbrook Drive,
  • on Shaver Road South across from Liddycoat Lane and at Garner Road West,
  • on Garner Road West at Walmart and across from Rayal Farms.

You can view a map and schedule for the shuttle service here. (.pdf)


Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit services include: Brampton Day (September 25) and the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market (September 25).


Brampton Day
All Brampton Transit routes

To help residents take part in various activities celebrating the City of Brampton, Brampton Transit fares are just $1 all day Saturday, September 24.


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.

The City is also closing - **Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South during the Brampton Day events in Gage Park and around City Hall.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market and during Brampton Day events.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during Brampton Day events.

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 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 Mill Streets North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West
  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 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 Mill Streets North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses serve all regular stops.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses serve all regular stops.

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

GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown / Brampton - Union

(GO has not confirmed this detour information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed Wellington Street West.)

From 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 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 Mill Streets North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Streets South at Woodbrook Drive and
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

The buses also detour during an event in Georgetown on Saturday, September 24.


Burlington


The Amazing Bed Race

On Sunday afternoon, the City of Burlington is closing:

  • Brant Street between Caroline and Elgin Street

to accommodate the event. (Participants race beds down the street to raise funds to support the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation and the Rotary Club of Burlington North.)

Burlington Transit is detouring buses during the event.

2 Brant

(Burlington Transit has not confirmed this detour information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2010 during this event.)

From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 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,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses reverse the detour.


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 / Brampton - Union

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 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 across from 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 across from 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.

The buses also detour during an event in Brampton on Saturday, September 24.


Guelph


Downtown Guelph 5K

The City of Guelph is closing

  • Wyndham Street North, southbound lanes, between Woolwich Street and St. George’s Square

Saturday morning to accommodate the run.

Guelph Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

54 Arkell

Until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, September 24, outbound buses pick up passengers at St. George’s Square on the south side of Quebec Street beside RBC Royal Bank of Canada.

8 General Hospital

Until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Eramosa Road and Woolwich Street, then detour:

northwestward along Woolwich;
southward along Baker Street; and then
eastward along Quebec Street to St. George’s Square
ending their trips on the south side of Quebec beside RBC Royal Bank of Canada.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

52 University / Kortright

Until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, September 24, outbound buses pick up passengers at St. George’s Square on the south side of Quebec Street beside RBC Royal Bank of Canada.

1 Woodlawn

Until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Woolwich and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk; and then
eastward along Quebec Street to St. George’s Square
ending their trips on the south side of Quebec beside RBC Royal Bank of Canada.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

4 York Road

Until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, September 24, outbound buses pick up passengers at St. George’s Square on the south side of Quebec Street beside RBC Royal Bank of Canada.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton

See Ancaster


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, September 17, 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.


Milton


Milton Fair
Milton Transit

Although Milton Transit does not usually provide service on holidays, it is operating buses along all regular routes today, slightly revising the routes when the buses reach downtown. The buses link various parts of Milton with downtown parking lots in outlying areas to make sure everyone can get to the festival. The fare for all buses is just $1 — or regular tickets and passes.

All buses leave the fairgrounds every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24 and from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 25.

You can view a map and schedule for the fair service here. (.pdf)

2 Main

eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Heslop Road and Thomas Street, then detour:

northward along Thomas, stopping at the Milton Fairgrounds, then continuing
eastward along Sidney Street;
southward along Commercial Street; and then
westward along Heslop Road and resuming their regular route to Milton GO Station.

Westbound buses start their trips at Milton GO Station, then proceed along their regular route to Milton Hospital, ending their trips.

6 Scott

eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and Commercial Street, then detour:

southward along Commercial;
eastward Heslop Road; and then
northward along Thomas Street to the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips on Thomas Street north of Heslop Road at the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

northward along Thomas;
eastward along Sidney Street;
northward along Commercial Street to Main Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Main East.

1 Steeles / Martin

eastbound buses start their trips at the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

northward along Thomas Street;
eastward along Sidney Street;
northward along Commercial Street;
eastward along Main Street East; and then
southward through the Drew Centre to Milton GO Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Milton GO Station, then proceed:

eastward through the Drew Centre;
northward along Thompson Road South;
eastward along Main Street East;
north-, west- and southward along Maple Avenue;
westward along Woodward Avenue;
southward along Ontario Street North;
westward along Main Street East;
southward along Commercial Street;
westward along Heslop Road; and then
northward along Thomas Street to the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

4 Thompson / Clark

southbound buses start their trips at the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

northward along Thomas;
eastward along Sidney Street;
southward along Commercial Street; and then
eastward along Laurier Avenue to Thompson Road South,
resuming their regular route southward along Thompson South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Thompson Road South and Laurier Avenue, then detour:

westward along Laurier;
northward along Commerical Street;
westward along Heslop Road; and then
northward along Thomas Street to the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

3 Trudeau

southbound buses start their trips at the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

northward along Thomas Street;
eastward along Sidney Street;
southward along Commercial Street; and then
eastward along Derry Roads East and West to Miller Way,
resuming their regular route southward along Derry West.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Derry Road West and Miller Way, then detour:

westward along Derry Roads West and East;
northward along Commercial Street;
westward along Heslop Road; and then
northward along Thomas Street to the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

5 Yates

southbound buses start their trips at the Milton Fairgrounds then proceed:

northward along Thomas Street;
eastward along Sidney Street;
southward along Commercial Street and Santa Maria Boulevard to the Milton Sports Centre.

After looping around the Sports Centre, buses continue:

northward along Santa Maria; and then
eastward along Derry Road East to Holly Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Holly.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Holly Avenue and Derry Road East, then detour:

westward along Derry East;
southward along Santa Maria Boulevard to the Milton Sports Centre.

After looping around the Sports Centre, buses continue:

northward along Santa Maria and Commercial Street;
westward along Heslop Road; and then
northward along Thomas Street to the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.


Peterborough


Peterborough Pride parade

On Saturday afternoon, the City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Street North between Brock and King Streets

to accommodate the annual festival parade.

The event affects GO Transit and Peterborough Transit services.

GO Transit
88 Trent U - Oshawa

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

From 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West; and then
southward along Aylmer Street North to Simcoe Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Aylmer North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North at Simcoe Street and
  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Charlotte Street and Aylmer Street North, then detour:

northward along Aylmer Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Water North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.
Peterborough Transit
11 Ashburnham

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and Burnham Street, then detour:

southward along Burnham;
eastward along Maria Street;
northward along Rogers Street;
eastward along Douro Street;
northward along Armour Road;
westward along Parkhill Roads East and West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

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

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Parkhill Roads West and East;
southward along Armour Road;
westward along Dufferin Street;
southward along Rogers Street;
westward along Hunter Street East;
southward along Burnham Street;
eastward along Maria Street; and then
northward along Rogers Street to Hunter East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter.

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

10 Collison

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street and George Street South, then detour:

westward along Lansdowne;
northward along Aylmer Streets South and North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses reverse the detour routing.

1 George North

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips at the Downtown Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe;
northward along Aylmer Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

9 Nichols Park

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Armour Road and Parkhill Road East, then detour:

westward along Parkhill Roads East and West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trip.

Outbound buses reverse the detour routing.


St. Catharines


Niagara Wine Festival Grande Parade

On Saturday morning and afternoon, the City of St. Catharines is closing

  • Lake Street between Louisa Street and Welland Avenue / James Street,
  • James Street between Welland Avenue / Lake Street and Church Street,
  • Church Street between James and Ontario Streets,
  • Ontario Street between Church and St. Paul Streets,
  • St. Paul Street between Ontario and Geneva Streets and
  • Geneva Street between St. Paul Street and Welland Avenue.

to accommodate the annual parade.

The event affects Niagara Region Transit and St. Catharines Transit Commission service.

Niagara Region Transit
50 Niagara Falls - St. Catharines

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, buses operate along their regular route to The Parkway and Race Street, then detour:

north- and westward along Race to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • in the Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.
55 St. Catharines - Niagara Falls
70 St. Catharines - Welland

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

eastward along Race,
resuming their regular route southward along Carlisle.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • in the Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.
75 Welland - St. Catharines

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, buses operate along their regular route to The Parkway and Race Street, then detour:

north- and westward along Race to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • in the Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.
St. Catharines Transit Commission
116 Brock - Glenridge

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Glenridge and Westchester Avenues, then detour:

eastward along Westchester;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Westchester Avenue at St. Paul Street,
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street, east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle,
eastward along The Parkway;
southward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Westchester Avenue to Glenridge Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Glenridge.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and west of Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street south of Trafalgar Street.
117 Bunting - Lakeshore

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Westchester and Geneva Avenues, then detour


northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Westchester Avenue across from Glenridge Avenue and at St. Paul Street,
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street, east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:


northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Glenridge Avenue at St. Paul Street,
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street, east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race to Carlisle,
resuming their regular route southward along Carlisle.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in the Downtown Terminal.
109 Geneva St

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Geneva Street and Russell Avenue, then detour:

westward along Russell;
southward along Catharine Street;
westward Welland Avenue;
southward along Clark Street;
westward along Church Street;
southward along Carlisle Street; and then
eastward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Geneva Street south of Gardiner Place and Maple Avenue and at Welland Avenue and
  • on Welland Avenue across from Court Street.

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

eastward along Church Street;
northward along Clark Street;
eastward along Welland Avenue;
northward along Catharine Street; and then
eastward along Russell Avenue to Geneva Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Russell.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Paul Street east of Carlisle and Court Streets and
  • on Geneva Street north of St. Paul / Queenston / Niagara Streets and Welland Avenue and at Ottawa Street.
110 Glenridge - Pen Centre

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Glenridge and Westchester Avenues, then detour:

eastward along Westchester;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Westchester Avenue at St. Paul Street,
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street, east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle,
eastward along The Parkway;
southward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Westchester Avenue to Glenridge Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Glenridge.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and west of Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street south of Trafalgar Street.
118 Grantham - Port Weller

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24 inbound buses operate along their regular route to Welland Avenue and Tasker Street, then detour:

southward along Tasker Street and Oakdale Avenue;
westward along Gale Crescent;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Welland Avenue at Niagara, Geneva, Water and Catharine Streets,
  • on Clark Street south of Welland Avenue,
  • on Church Street west of Clark Street,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in the Downtown Terminal

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle Street;
eastward along The Parkway;
northward along Geneva Street;
eastward along Gale Crescent; and then
northward along Oakdale Avenue and Tasker Street to Welland Avenue,
resuming their regular route eastward along Welland.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street,
  • on Clark Street at Welland Avenue,
  • on Welland Avenue at Court Street, across from Water Street, east of Geneva Street and at Niagara, Page and Tasker Streets.
106 Lake St

Until about 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake and Carlton Streets, then detour:

eastward along Carlton;
southward along George Street;
eastward along Russell Avenue;
southward along Catharine Street;
westward along Welland Avenue;
southward along Clark Street;
westward along Church Street;
southward along Carlisle Street; and then
eastward into the Downtown Terminal.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Street across from Stuart Avenue, south of Russell Street, at Dufferin Street, south of Beech Street, at Albert and Louisa Streets and Welland Avenue and
  • on James Street south of Welland Avenue / Lake Street, at Duke, Market and Summer Streets.

Outbound buses start their trips in the Downtown Terminal, as usual, but proceed:

northward along Carlisle Street;
eastward along Church Street;
northward along Clark Street;
eastward along Welland Avenue;
northward along Catharine Street;
westward along Russell Avenue;
northward along George Street; and then
westward along Carlton Street to Lake Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Lake.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street across from Duke Street and at Lake Street / Welland Avenue,
  • on Lake Street at Elizabeth and Louisa Streets, north of Albert, Beech and Dufferin Streets and at Russell and Stuart Avenues.
101 Martindale - Lakeshore

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Fourth Avenue and Highway 406, then detour:

southeastward along Highway 406;
westward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Welland Avenue at Queen Street,
  • on James Street south of Welland Avenue / Lake Street, at Duke, Market and Summer Streets and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle;
eastward along The Parkway;
southward along Geneva Street; and then
northwestward along Highway 406 to Fourth Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fourth.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on James Street across from Duke Street and at Lake Street / Welland Avenue,
  • on Welland Avenue across from Queen Street and
  • on Fourth Avenue west of Ontario Street.
104 Oakdale - Pen Centre

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to The Parkway and Race Street, then detour:

north- and westward along Race to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle;
eastward along The Parkway;
northward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Gale Crescent to Riordan Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Gale.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal
  • on St. Paul Street east of Carlisle and Court Streets.
102 Ontario St

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street and Welland / Fourth Avenues, then detour:

westward along Fourth; southeastward along Highway 406;
westward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ontario Street beside Hôtel Dieu Hospital, at College Street and Norris Place,
  • on Church Street at William Street and Market Square,
  • on Academy Street south of Church Street and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle;
eastward along The Parkway;
southward along Geneva Street; and then
northwestward along Highway 406 to Fourth Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fourth.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Church and Midland Streets and across from Hôtel Dieu Hospital.
  • on Fourth Avenue west of Ontario Street.
118 Secord Woods

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Queenston and Frank Streets, then detour:

southward along Frank;
westward along Gale Crescent;
southward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street west of Queenston Street, at Niagara and Geneva Streets,
  • on King Street at Court Street and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle;
eastward along The Parkway;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Gale Crescent; and then
northward along Frank Street to Queenston Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queenston.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on St. Paul Street east of Carlisle and Court Streets and
  • on Queenston Street at Calvin and Frank Streets.
112 Vine St

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Geneva Street and Russell Avenue, then detour:

westward along Russell;
southward along Catharine Street;
westward Welland Avenue;
southward along Clark Street;
westward along Church Street;
southward along Carlisle Street; and then
eastward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Geneva Street south of Gardiner Place and Maple Avenue and at Welland Avenue and
  • on Welland Avenue across from Court Street.

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

eastward along Church Street;
northward along Clark Street;
eastward along Welland Avenue;
northward along Catharine Street; and then
eastward along Russell Avenue to Geneva Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Russell.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Paul Street east of Carlisle and Court Streets and
  • on Geneva Street north of St. Paul / Queenston / Niagara Streets and Welland Avenue and at Ottawa Street.
115 West St. Catharines

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, inbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Paul Street West and The Parkway, then detour:

eastward along the Parkway; and then
north- and westward along Race Street to just east of Carlisle Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Paul Street West east of The Parkway;
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in the Downtown Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Race Street just east of Carlisle Street, then proceed:

westward along Race;
southward along Carlisle; and then
westward along The Parkway to St. Paul Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along St. Paul West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in the Downtown Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and Queen Street,
  • on Ontario Street south of Trafalgar Street and - on St. Paul Street West beside Memorial Park.

Toronto


The Word on the Street

On Saturday and Sunday, the City of Toronto is closing

  • Hoskin Avenue between Tower Road and Queen’s Park Crescent West,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent and Queen’s Park between Bloor and Wellesley Streets West and
  • Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescents West and East

to accommodate the annual book and magazine festival.

The TTC is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

5 Avenue Rd

From 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 24 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
northward along St. George Street;
eastward along Prince Arthur Avenue; and then
southward into St. George Station terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park at Museum Station,
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West at Trinity College, Hart House and the University of Toronto Library and
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street.

Northbound buses start their trips at St. George Station terminal, then proceed:

northward along Bedford Road;
southward along St. George Street; and then
eastward along Bloor Street West to Queen’s Park / Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue Road.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street, at Wellesley Street West and north of St. Joseph Street and
  • on Queen’s Park at Museum Station.
94 Wellesley

From 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 24 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord and St. George Streets, then detour:

northward along St. George Street;
eastward along Bloor Street West; and then
southward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Hoskin Avenue at Wycliffe College and
  • on Wellesley Street West at the Ontario Legislature Building, east of Queen’s Park Crescent East and at Bay Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellesley Street West and Bay Street, then detour:

southward along Bay;
westward along Bloor Street West; and then
northward along St. George Street to Hoskin Avenue / Harbord Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Harbord.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wellesley Street West at Queen’s Park Crescent East,
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West at Hoskin Avenue and
  • on Hoskin Avenue at Trinity College and St. George Street.

Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown