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Part 2 -- Weekend events affect transit services,
October 14, 15, 16



The annual Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon in downtown Toronto and other special events in the Greater Golden Horseshoe affect transit services this weekend.

(In fact, the Waterfront Marathon dominates the entire area south of Queen Street between Victoria Park and Roncesvalles Avenues on Sunday morning and afternoon. Most TTC and GO Transit services are detouring.)

This part of the post describes events that affect transit in the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Toronto and Waterloo.

Part 1 of the post describes events that affect transit in Ajax, the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Cambridge, Guelph and Kitchener.


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, October 14, 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.


Toronto

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

On Saturday and Sunday, the City of Toronto is closing a number of streets to accommodate the annual event, including:

  • Bay Streetbetween Richmond and King Streets West from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, between King and Wellington Streets West from noon Saturday until 7 p.m. Sunday and between Wellington Street West and Lake Shore Boulevard West from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday;
  • Cherry Street between Lake Shore Boulevard East and Cherry Beach from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday;
  • Commissioners Street, eastbound lanes, between Cherry and Leslie Streets from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday;
  • Coxwell Avenue, northbound lanes, between Eastern Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Eastern Avenue between Queen and Front Streets East from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday;
  • Front Streets East and West between Eastern Avenue and Bay Street from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday;
  • Lake Shore Boulevard East — eastbound lanes between Coxwell Avenue and Leslie Street from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday and full road between Cherry and Yonge Streets from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Lake Shore Boulevard West between Yonge Street and Windermere Avenue** from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Leslie Street, between Unwin Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Parliament Street between Front Street East and Lake Shore Boulevard East from 6:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday;
  • Princes’ Boulevard between the Direct Energy Centre and Strachan Avenue from 10:20 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday;
  • Queen Street East between Neville Park Boulevard and Eastern Avenue / Kingston Road from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Queens Quay East, eastbound lanes, between Parliament and Yonge Streets from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.;
  • Queens Quay West, eastbound lanes, between Stadium Road and Yonge Street from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Strachan Avenue between Fleet Street and Lake Shore Boulevard West from 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday;
  • Wellington Street East between Church and Yonge Streets from 6:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday; and
  • Wellington Street West between University Avenue and Yonge Street from 6:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday

and other streets in downtown and central Toronto.

The City is also restricting access to and from the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway from 5 a.m. until noon on Sunday.

The City is closing the eastbound off ramps at Jameson Avenue, York Street / Bay Street / Yonge Street and Lower Jarvis Street. It’s also closing the eastbound on-ramp from Lower Jarvis.

For westbound traffic, it’s closing the off-ramps to Lower Jarvis, Yonge, Bay and York Streets. The off-ramp to Lower Sherbourne Street is open, but Lake Shore Boulevard East is closed. The off- and on-ramps to and from Lower Spadina Avenue are open, but Lake Shore Boulevard West is closed.

GO Transit and the TTC are detouring transit services during the event.

GO Transit

Since the City is closing Bay Street completely to traffic south of Front Street West from 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, GO buses cannot operate to or from the Union Station GO Bus Terminal. GO is setting up a temporary terminal on the south side of Bremner Boulevard, just west of York Street during these hours.

To help passengers, GO is also:

  • installing signs at the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, the Union Station GO Concourse and the Air Canada Centre, directing passengers to and from the temporary terminal;
  • assigning bus operations staff to the temporary terminal on Bremner Boulevard and customer care co-ordinators to Union Station GO Bus Terminal to help direct passengers to and from buses.
  • assigning extra station operations staff to help passengers;
  • asking drivers to make public address announcements about the detour. The announcements will also inform passengers about the temporary terminal and re-inforce the fact that GO is resuming service to the Union Station GO Bus Terminal at 10:30 a.m.
31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Spadina off-ramp, then proceed:

eastward along the off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

After 10:30 a.m. eastbound buses operate along their regular route. Toronto Police Service officers allow GO buses to use ramps and parts of Bay Street that remain closed to the general public until about 4 p.m.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner Boulevard;
southward along York Street to the on-ramp to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular routes westward along the Gardiner.

From 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., westbound buses start their trips in the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Queens Quay East;
northward along Lower Jarvis Street; and then
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard East and the on-ramp to the F.G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route westward along the Gardiner.

18B Hamilton - Union early-morning

The early-morning eastbound bus that leaves the Hamilton GO Centre at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16 operates along its regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Spadina off-ramp, then proceeds:

eastward along the off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending its trip at about 6:55 a.m.

16 Hamilton - Union express via QEW
21 Milton / Mississauga - Union

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Spadina off-ramp, then proceed:

eastward along the off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

After 10:30 a.m. eastbound buses operate along their regular route. Toronto Police Service officers allow GO buses to use ramps and parts of Bay Street that remain closed to the general public until about 4 p.m.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner Boulevard;
southward along York Street to the on-ramp to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular routes westward along the Gardiner.

From 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., westbound buses start their trips in the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Queens Quay East;
northward along Lower Jarvis Street; and then
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard East and the on-ramp to the F.G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route westward along the Gardiner.

90C Newcastle - Union early-morning

The early-morning eastbound bus that leaves downtown Toronto at 6:20 a.m. Sunday, October 16 operates along its regular route from the Union Station GO Bus Terminal.

65 Newmarket - Union

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Yonge - Bay off-ramp, then proceed:

westward along the Gardiner and the Spadina off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Bremner Boulevard west of York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner;
southward along York;
westward along the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway;
northward along Highway 427;
eastward along Highway 407 to Highway 404,
resuming their regular route northward along Highway 404.

After 10:30 a.m., buses operate along their regular route. Toronto Police Service officers allow GO buses to use ramps and parts of Bay Street that remain closed to the general public until about 4 p.m.

90B Oshawa - Union early-morning

The early-morning westbound bus leaving Oshawa GO Station at 4:40 a.m. Sunday, October 16, operates along its regular route, arriving at Union Station GO Bus Terminal at 5:45 a.m., ending its trip.

The westbound bus leaving Oshawa at 5:40 a.m. operates along its regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Yonge - Bay off-ramp, then proceeds:

westward along the Gardiner and the Spadina off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending its trip at 6:45 a.m.

71 Uxbridge / Stouffville - Union

From 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Yonge - Bay off-ramp, then proceed:

westward along the Gardiner and the Spadina off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Bremner Boulevard west of York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner;
southward along York;
westward along the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway;
northward along Highway 427;
eastward along Highway 407 to Highway 404,
resuming their regular route northward along Highway 404.

After 10:30 a.m., buses operate along their regular route. Toronto Police Service officers allow GO buses to use ramps and parts of Bay Street that remain closed to the general public until about 4 p.m.

Toronto Transit Commission
511 Bathurst

Streetcars operate along their regular route.

6 Bay

The TTC operates buses along the route with two different detours this weekend:

After noon Saturday, October 15 and from about 3:30 until 7 p.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Adelaide Street West, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide West;
southward along Yonge Street; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route southward along Bay.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bay Street at King Street West.

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

westward along Wellington West;
northward along York Street; and then
eastward along Adelaide Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at King Street West.

Before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Adelaide Street West, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide West to Yonge Street,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Adelaide and King Streets West, south of Wellington and Front Streets West and Harbour Street,
  • on Queens Quay West east of Bay Street,
  • on Freeland Street north of Queens Quay East and at Lake Shore Boulevard East and
  • on Lower Jarvis Street south of Lake Shore Boulevard East.

Northbound buses start their trips on Adelaide Street West at Yonge Street, then proceed:

northward along Yonge; and then
westward along Richmond Street West to Bay Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lower Jarvis Street south of Lake Shore Boulevard East and at Queen’s Quay East,
  • on Queens Quay East at Freeland and Yonge Streets,
  • on Bay Street north of Queens Quay West, across from the Air Canada Centre, at Front, Wellington, King and Adelaide Streets West.

The Queens Quay shuttle replaces regular 6 Bay service along Queens Quays West and East between Bay Street and Lower Jarvis Street.

22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd

South- and eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, October 16, west- and northbound buses operate along their regular route to Kingston Road and Queen Street East, then detour:

westward along Queen East to Coxwell Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Coxwell.

West and northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eastern Avenue south of Queen Street East and
  • on Coxwell Avenue at Queen Street East.
322 Coxwell overnight via Kingston Rd

South- and eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, west- and northbound buses operate along their regular route to Kingston Road and Queen Street East, then detour:

eastward along Queen Street East to Coxwell Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Coxwell.

West and northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eastern Avenue south of Queen Street East and
  • on Coxwell Avenue at Queen Street East.
29 Dufferin

Buses operate along their regular route to Exhibition Place.

31 Greenwood

From about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, all buses start and end their trips at Greenwood Avenue and Queen Street East. Buses do not operate along the 31B branch to the Canada Post facility on Eastern Avenue.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Alton Avenue,
  • on Leslie Street south of Queen Street East,
  • on Eastern Avenue east of Leslie Street, across from Knox Avenue and at Canada Post.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eastern Avenue at Canada Post,
  • on Woodward Avenue at Queen Street East,
  • on Queen Street East across from Connaught Avenue and
  • on Greenwood Avenue north of Queen Street East and at Kerr Road.
509 Harbourfront

Until about 2 p.m. Sunday, October 16, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Fleet and Bathurst Streets, then detour:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along King Street West; and then
southward along Spadina and Lower Spadina Avenues to Queens Quay West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queens Quay.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queens Quay West east of Bathurst Street, across from Dan Leckie Way and at Lower Spadina Avenue.

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

  • on Bathurst Street across from Fort York Boulevard and at Front, Wellington and King Streets West,
  • on King Street West at Portland Street and across from Brant Street,
  • on Spadina Avenue south of King Street West and at Front Street West and
  • on Lower Spadina Avenue at Bremner Boulevard.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queens Quay West west of Dan Leckie Way and
  • on Bathurst Street north of Queens Quay West.

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

  • on Lower Spadina Avenue north of Queen’s Quay West and Bremner Boulevard,
  • on Spadina Avenue north of Front Street West,
  • on King Street West west of Brant Street and at Portland and Bathurst Streets and
  • on Bathurst Street south of Wellington Street West, at Front Street West and Fort York Boulevard.

The Queens Quay shuttle bus replaces the regular 509 Harbourfront service along Queens Quay West between Bathurst Street and Lower Spadina Avenue.

504 King

From about 8:30 until 11:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, the TTC is splitting the route into two parts. East-end streetcars operate between Broadview Station and Church Street. West-end streetcars operate between Roncesvalles Carhouse and Spadina Avenue.

504 Shuttle buses also operate between Bathurst and Parliament Streets from about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 a.m.

From about 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., the TTC again operates the cars along a continuous route, but detours the cars between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.

The TTC is not providing any transit service to these regular 504 King stops during the marathon:

Eastbound

  • on King Street West at York, Bay and Yonge Streets.

Westbound

  • on King Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on King Street West at Bay and York Streets.
504 King east-end streetcars

From about 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, south- and westbound streetcars operate along their regular route to King Street East and Church Street, then detour:

westward along Richmond East; and then
northward along Victoria Street to Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

East- and northbound cars start their trips on Victoria Street at Queen Street East, then proceed:

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

Shuttle buses also serve parts of the regular route from about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

From about 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., streetcars again operate along a continuous route, but detour between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.

504 King west-end streetcars

From about 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to King Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Spadina;
eastward along Adelaide Street West; and then
southward along Charlotte Street to King West,
ending their trips.

Westbound cars start their trip on Charlotte Street at King Street West, then proceed along their regular route westward along King West.

Shuttle buses also serve parts of the regular route from about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

From about 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., streetcars again operate along a continuous route, but detour between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.

504 King shuttle buses

From about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, buses operate between Parliament and Bathurst Streets, replacing regular 504 King streetcar service between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.

Westbound buses start their trips at King Street East and Parliament Street, then proceed:

northward along Parliament;
westward along Richmond Street East;
southward along Sherbourne Street;
westward along King Street East;
northward along Church Street;
westward along Richmond Streets East and West;
southward along University Avenue; and then
westward along King Street West to Bathurst Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at TTC stops

  • on King Street East at Jarvis and Church Streets,
  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street and
  • on King Street West at Simcoe, John and Peter Streets, Spadina Avenue, west of Brant Street and at Portland and Bathurst Streets.

Eastbound buses start their trips on King Street West at Bathurs Street, then proceed:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along Adelaide Street East;
southward along Portland Street;
eastward along King Street West;
northward along York Street;
eastward along Adelaide Streets West and East;
southward along Church Street; and then
eastward along King Street East to Parliament Street,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on King Street West across from Brant Street, at Spadina Avenue, Blue Jays Way, John Street, University Avenue and York Street,
  • on Church Street at King Street East and
  • on King Street East at Jarvis, Sherbourne, Ontario and King Streets.

From about 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., streetcars resume service, again operating along a continuous route, but detouring between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.

504 King

From about 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., streetcars resume service, again operating along a continuous route, but detouring between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.

Eastbound streetcars 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 Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Eastbound streetcars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, 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, at University Avenue and 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 East and Church Street, then detour:

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

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street,
  • on Queen Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, McCaul, John and Soho Streets and Spadina Avenue and
  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West.
83 Jones

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, October 16, northbound buses start their trips at the Wheel-Trans Lakeshore Garage, then proceed:

westward along Commissioners Street;
northward along Carlaw Avenue; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to Leslie Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Leslie.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at Lakeshore Garage in the bus loop and at the WheelTrans exit,
  • on Commissioners Street across from Lakeshore Garage and at #651 Commissioners and
  • on Leslie Street north of Commissioners Street.
64 Main

From about 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Wineva Avenue and Queen Street East, then detour:

southward along Wineva; and then
westward along Alfresco Lawn to Lee Avenue,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses serve all regular stops.

Northbound buses start their trips on Alfresco Lawn at Lee Avenue, then proceed:

northward along Lee Avenue; and then
eastward along Williamson Road to Southwood Drive,
resuming their regular route northward along Southwood.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East and at Williamson Road.

Toronto Police Service officers direct buses across the marathon route at Wineva Avenue and Queen Street East and Lee Avenue and Queen East.

72 Pape

During the marathon, the TTC is operating three different services along this route:

  • It’s detouring the buses that usually operate to Pape and Eastern Avenues from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16. These buses start and end their trips at Logan Avenue and Queen Street East during the marathon.
  • Buses operating along the 72A Pape via Commissioners route from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. only on Sunday, October 16, start and end their trips at Cherry and Commissioners Streets and do not operate to and from Union Station.
  • To serve passengers traveling to and from the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood, the TTC is operating special 72 Pape via Esplanade buses from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. These buses operate between Yonge Street and The Esplanade and Berkeley Street at King Street East.

The TTC is not providing service along Cherry, Mill and Parliament Streets through the Distillery District during the Marathon.

From about 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, southbound buses serving the main 72 branch operate along their regular route to Carlaw Avenue and Dundas Street East, then detour:

westward along Dundas East;
southward along Logan Avenue to Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlaw Avenue beside #250 Carlaw and at Queen Street East,
  • on Pape Avenue at Eastern Avenue.

Northbound buses start their trips on Logan Avenue at Queen Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Queen East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Carlaw.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Pape Avenue at Eastern Avenue,
  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Eastern Avenue and at Queen Street East.

The TTC is also detouring the buses that usually serve the 72A branch along Commissioners Street. It’s also operating shuttle buses along The Esplanade.

72A Pape via Commissioners

From about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, south- and westbound buses operating from Pape Station proceed along their regular route to Commissioners and Cherry Streets, ending their trips.

East- and northbound buses operating toward Pape Station operate along their regular route to Commissioners and Cherry Streets, then proceed:

northward along Cherry; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Carlaw.

East and northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Commissioners Street east of Cherry Street, across from Munition Street, at Don Roadway, Saulter and Bouchette Street and across from Logan Avenue and
  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Commissioners Street.

Toronto Police Service officers will direct buses across the marathon route at Carlaw and Eastern Avenues.

The TTC is not providing service along Cherry, Mill and Parliament Streets through the Distillery District during the Marathon.

72 Pape via Esplanade

Downtown from about 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, the eastbound buses that usually start their trips on Front Street West east of Bay Street (near Union Station), instead, start their trips on The Esplanade east of Yonge Street.

They then proceed:

eastward along The Esplanade; and then
northward along Berkeley Street to King Street East,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Front Street West east of Bay Street and at Yonge Street and
  • on Scott Street at The Esplanade.

Westbound buses start their trips on Berkeley Street at King Street East, then proceed:

westward along King Street East;
southward along Princess Street;
westward along The Esplanade;
southward along Lower Jarvis Street;
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard East;
northward along Yonge Street; and then
eastward along The Esplanade to a stop just east of Yonge,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on The Esplanade west of Market Street and at Church and Scott Streets,
  • on Bay Street south of Wellington Street West and
  • on Front Street West east of Bay Street.

The TTC is also detouring buses operating along the main 72 Pape route that usually serve stops between Donlands Station and Eastern Avenue.

Toronto Police Service officers will direct buses across the marathon route at Front Street East and Berkeley Street and Front Street East and Princess Street.

The TTC is not providing service along Cherry, Mill and Parliament Streets through the Distillery District during the Marathon.

The TTC is also detouring buses operating along the 72 and 72A branches.

65 Parliament

From about 6:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular detour route to Parliament Street and Dundas Street East, then detour:

eastward along Dundas East;
southward along Sherbourne Street to King Street East,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Parliament Street at Shuter Street, Queen Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East,
  • on Front Street East at Berkeley Street,
  • on Princess Street south of Front Street East and at The Esplanade.

Instead, southbound buses serve temporary stops

  • on Sherbourne Street at Shuter Street, Queen Street East and south of Richmond Street East.

Northbound buses start their trips on Sherbourne Street at King Street East, then proceed:

eastward along King East to Parliament Street, resuming their regular detour route northward along Parliament.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Princess Street at The Esplanade,
  • on The Esplanade at Berkeley Street,
  • on Berkeley Street at Front Street East and
  • on Parliament Street at King Street East.
501 Queen

The TTC operates streetcars along the route with three different detours on Sunday, October 16:

From 7:30 until 8:45 a.m. Sunday, October 16, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and McCaul Street, then detour:

northward along McCaul;
eastward along Dundas Streets West and East; and then
southward along Victoria Street to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

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

Instead, they drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on McCaul Street across from Stephanie Street,
  • on Dundas Street West at University Avenue, Chestnut, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Dundas Street East at Victoria Street.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at McCaul Street.

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

  • on Dundas Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on Dundas Street West at Bay and Chestnut Streets, University Avenue and McCaul Street and
  • on McCaul Street at Stephanie Street.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

From about 8:45 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 16, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and McCaul Street, then detour:

northward along McCaul;
eastward along Dundas Streets West and East; and then
southward along Victoria Street to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East, but ending their trips at the Queen / Kingston Road loop.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue, York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria Street, Sarah Ashbridge, Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road, Lee and Wineva Avenues, Scarborough Beach Boulevard, east of Glen Manor Drive, at Maclean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and - in Neville Park Loop.

Instead, they drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on McCaul Street across from Stephanie Street,
  • on Dundas Street West at University Avenue, Chestnut, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Dundas Street East at Victoria Street.

Westbound cars start their trips in the Queen / Kingston Road loop, then reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Neville Park Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch Avenue, Spruce Hill Road, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva and Lee Avenues, Waverly Road, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues, Lockwood Road and Yonge Street,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at McCaul Street.

Instead, they drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Dundas Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on Dundas Street West at Bay and Chestnut Streets, University Avenue and McCaul Street and
  • on McCaul Street at Stephanie Street.

The TTC is not operating any streetcars east of Kingston Road / Queen Street East from 8:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

From about 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16, streetcars resume regular service in downtown Toronto, but all streetcars turn back at the Kingston Road / Queen Loop.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Sarah Ashbridge, Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road, Lee and Wineva Avenues, Scarboro Beach Boulevard, east of Glen Manor Drive and at MacLean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Neville Park Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch Avenue, Spruce Hill Road, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva and Lee Avenues, Waverly Road, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues and Lockwood Road.

The TTC is not operating any streetcars east of Kingston Road / Queen Street East from 8:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Queens Quay shuttle

Until 3:30 p.m., Sunday, October 16, the TTC is operating shuttle bus service along Queens Quays East and West between Parliament and Bathurst Streets.

Westbound buses start their trips on Queens Quay East at Parliament Street, then proceed:

westward along Queens Quays East and West to Bathurst Street, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Queens Quay West and Bathurst Street, then proceed:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
southward along Rees Street;
eastward along Queens Quays West and East;
northward along Small Street; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to Parliament Street,
ending their trips.

The shuttle bus replaces regular 6 Bay service along Queens Quays West and East between Bay and Lower Jarvis Streets, regular 509 Harbourfront service along Queens Quay West between Bathurst Street and Lower Spadina Avenue and regular 75 Sherbourne service along Queens Quay East between Lower Sherbourne and Lower Jarvis Streets.

75 Sherbourne

From about 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Sherbourne Street and Adelaide Street East, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide East;
southward along Princess Street to King Street East,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Sherbourne Street at King and Front Streets East,
  • on Lower Sherbourne Street at The Esplanade and north and south of Lake Shore Boulevard East and
  • on Queens Quay East at Richardson Street.

Northbound buses start their trips on Princess Street at King Street East, then proceed:

westward along King East to Sherbourne Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Sherbourne.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queens Quay East at Richardson Street,
  • on Lower Jarvis Street north of Queens Quay East, at Lake Shore Boulevard East and The Esplanade,
  • on The Esplanade at Frederick and Lower Sherbourne Streets,
  • on Lower Sherbourne Street at Front Street East and
  • on Sherbourne Street at King Street East.

The Queens Quay shuttle bus replaces regular 75 Sherbourne service along Queens Quay East between Lower Jarvis and Lower Sherbourne Streets.

510 Spadina

Streetcars operate along their regular route.

When entering regular service from Russell (Connaught) Carhouse, the cars proceed:

eastward along Queen Street East;
northward along Victoria Street;
westward along Dundas Street West;
southward along McCaul Street; and then
westward along Queen Street West to Spadina Avenue.

When leaving regular service to return to Russell, the cars reverse the routing.

92 Woodbine South

From about 8:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodbine Avenue and Kingston Road, then detour:

southwestward along Kingston to the Kingston Road / Queen streetcar loop, entering the loop and ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Woodbine Avenue at Columbine Avenue and Queen Street East,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East at the walkway to Joseph Duggan Road and
  • in Ashbridges Bay Park Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips in Kingston Road / Queen streetcar loop, then proceed:

westward along Queen Street East; and then
northeastward along Kingston Road to Woodbine Avenue,
resuming their regular route northbound along Woodbine.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Ashbridges Bay Park Loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East, across from the walkway to Joseph Duggan Road,
  • on Woodbine Avenue at Kew Beach Avenue, north of Queen Street East and Norway Avenue and at Kingston Road.
320 Yonge overnight

From about 7 until 9 a.m. Sunday, October 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Adelaide Streets, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide Street East; and then
southward along Church Street to King Street East, ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at King, Wellington and Front Streets West, Lake Shore Boulevard West and Queens Quay West.

Northbound buses start their trips on Church Street at King Street East, then proceed:

westward along King East to Yonge Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Yonge.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Queens Quay West,
  • on Bay Street north of Queens Quay West, across from the Air Canada Centre and at Front Street West,
  • on Front Street West east of Bay Street and
  • on Yonge Street north of Front Street East and at King Street East.

Waterloo


Kitchener - Waterloo Oktoberfest

Grand River Transit is providing free service on all routes at certain times and extending the hours of service on many routes this weekend. The event also affects transit services in Cambridge and Kitchener.

All Grand River Transit routes

All buses operating along all routes after 11 p.m. Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 are free of fare, courtesy of Grand River Transit and Molson.

35 Eastbridge

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 are free of fare.

5 Erb West

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 are free of fare.

9 Lakeshore
13 Laurelwood

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 are free of fare.

7 Mainline

Buses operate every 20 minutes from midnight until about 2 a.m. along the main part of the route south of University Avenue Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 are free of fare.

The Oktoberfest Car Show also affects service along this route Saturday, October 15.


Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.





























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