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Weekend events affect transit services, December 2, 3, 4



Update — Saturday, December 3, 11:59 a.m.: GO has confirmed its detour in Jackson’s Point and Sutton during the Santa Claus Parade.


Update — Friday, December 2, 6:06 p.m.: GO has confirmed its detour in Bowmanville during “Moonlight Magic” and in Whitby during the Santa Claus Parade.


Update — Friday, December 2, 2:51 p.m.: The Hamilton Street Railway has confirmed its detour in downtown Burlington during the Santa Claus Parade.


Santa Claus Parades and other events in the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Burlington, Guelph, the Jackson’s Point area of Georgina, the Long Branch and New Toronto areas of Toronto, Peterborough, Pickering, the Sutton area of Georgina, the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton, Stouffville, the Unionville area of Markham and Whitby affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Burlington Transit2 Brant, 3 Guelph, 10 New - Maple.

Durham Region Transit108 Village East, 122 Village East / Brock, 181 Liverpool / Finch / Highway 2 / Glendale / Maple Ridge, 183 Amberlea, 302 Brock / Brooklin, 306 Dundas / Whiteoaks / Oshawa Centre.

GO Transit69 Sutton / Newmarket, 71 Stouffville bus, 81 Port Perry / Whitby, 88 Peterborough / Oshawa; 90 Newcastle / Oshawa, 94 Oshawa / Yorkdale.

Guelph TransitAll routes.

Hamilton Street Railway5 Delaware, 5B Main West, 11 Parkdale, 58 Stoney Creek local.

Peterborough Transit1 George North; 7 Lansdowne West, 9 Nicholls Park, 10 Collison, 11 Ashburnham, Trent East Bank express.

Toronto Transit Commission44 Kipling South, 110 Islington South, 501 Queen, 501 Queen shuttle bus.


The Friday, December 2 events affecting transit service are: Moonlight Magic and Christmas Tree-Lighting; an Ontario Hockey League game; and the Pickering Christmas Tree-Lighting; and the Unionville Olde Tyme Christmas and Candlelight Parade.

The Saturday, December 3 events affecting transit service are: the Etobicoke - Lakeshore Christmas Parade; the JVC Whitby Santa Claus Parade; the Kinsmen Club Stouffville Santa Claus Parade; the Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade; the Stoney Creek Santa Claus Parade; and the Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights.

The Sunday, December 4 event affecting transit service is: the Burlington Christmas Parade.

The Unionville Olde Tyme Christmas and Candlelight Parade would also usually affect transit services Friday, December 2 evening, but due to the ongoing strike at York Region Transit, the Unionville area of Markham is not currently receiving transit service.


Bowmanville


Moonlight Magic and Christmas Tree-Lighting

The Region of Durham and the Municipality of Clarington are closing

  • King Street East Bowmanville (Regional Highway 2) between Queen and George Streets,

Friday evening to accommodate the Bowmanville Business Improvement Association’s annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the event.

90 Newcastle / Oshawa

From 5 until 11 p.m. Friday, December 2, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Haines Street, then detour:

southward along Haines;
westward along Baseline Roads East and West;
northward along Regional Road 57 and Waverley Road; 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 at Mearns Avenue, west of Galbraith Court, 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 and Simpson Avenue and across from Mearns Avenue.

Burlington


Burlington Christmas Parade

The City of Burlington is closing

  • Brant Street between James and Caroline Streets,
  • Guelph Line between Burlington Mall and New Street,
  • James Street between Martha and Brant Streets,
  • Martha Street between New and James Streets and
  • New Street between Guelph Line and Martha Street

Sunday afternoon to accommodate the annual event.

Burlington Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway are detouring bus services during the event.

Burlington Transit
2 Brant

From about 1 until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 4, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Burlington GO Station, then proceed:

westward along Fairview Street;
southward along Maple Avenue;
eastward along Lakeshore Road;
northward along Elizabeth Street; and then
westward through the bus parking lot into the Downtown Burlington Transit Terminal.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Brant Street across from Maplewood Drive, at Grahams Lane, south of Olga Drive, across from Blairholme Drive, at Baldwin and Caroline Streets and across from James Street.

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

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

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street at Caroline Street, “No Frills” Plaza, Victoria and Blairholme Avenues, Rambo Crescent, Prospect Street, Maplewood Drive and Fairview Street.

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

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road at Brant Street, Burlington and Nelson Avenues and west of Brock Avenue and
  • on Maple Avenue at Elgin Street, north of Ontario Street, at Maple Crossing Boulevard [south and north], across from the Mapleview Centre (mall) and north of Thorpe Road and
  • on Fairview Street east of Maple Avenue, beside the fire station and at Brant Street.
3 Guelph

From about 1 until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 4, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Guelph Line and Fairview Street, then detour:

eastward along Fairview;
southward along Cumberland Avenue;
westward along New Street;
southward along Rossmore Boulevard;
westward along Lakeshore Road to Guelph,
resuming their regular route westward along Guelph.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Guelph Line south of Fairview and Prospect Streets, at Woodward Avenue, across from Glencrest Road, at New Street, across from St. Clair Avenue and Woodland Park Drive, at Second Street and Lakeshore Road.

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

  • on Fairview Street east of Guelph Line, beside Burlington Mall and Canadian Tire and at Cumberland Avenue,
  • on Cumberland Avenue at Woodward Avenue and
  • on New Street at Dynes Road and beside #3131 New.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Guelph Line north of Lakeshore Road, at Princess Boulevard and Woodland Park Drive, south of New Street, north of New, at Woodward Avenue and Prospect and Fairview Streets.

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

  • on New Street across from Dynes Road,
  • on Cumberland Avenue at Northgate Drive and
  • on Fairview Street across from Canadian Tire and Burlington Mall and east of Guelph Line.
10 New - Maple

From about 1 until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 4, eastbound buses start their trips at the Downtown Burlington Transit Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

eastward through the bus parking lot;
southward along Elizabeth Street;
eastward along Lakeshore Road; and then
northward along Rossmore Boulevard to New Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along New.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Martha Street; - on New Street across from Holtby Avenue, at Smith Avenue, west of Stinson Avenue, across from the Seniors Centre, east of Delaware Avenue, across from Beverley Drive, at Guelph Line, across from Roseland Plaza and at Rossmore Boulevard.

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

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road east of Old Lakeshore Road, across from Smith Avenue, east of Seneca Avenue and at Green and St. Paul Streets.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on New Street at Claridge Road, Guelph Line, Beverley Drive, across from Delaware Avenue, at the Seniors Centre, Drury Lane and Lorne and Martha Streets and
  • on James Street at Pearl Street.

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

  • on Lakeshore Road west of St. Paul and Green Streets and Delaware Avenue, at Stratheden Drive and Smith Avenue and west of Torrance Street at Martha Street and west of Elizabeth Street.
Hamilton Street Railway
11 Parkdale

Burlington-bound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 1 until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 4, Hamilton-bound buses start their trips at the Downtown Burlington Transit Terminal, as usual, but proceed:

eastward through the bus parking lot to Elizabeth Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Elizabeth.

Buses serve all regular stops.


Clarington

See Bowmanville


Etobicoke

See Long Branch and New Toronto


Georgina

See Jackson’s Point and Sutton.


Guelph


Ontario Hockey League action
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free Friday, December 2 to the Guelph Storm game against the Owen Sound Attack at 7:30 p.m. — if you have a valid ticket to the game. You can ride free of fare to and from the Sleeman Centre Friday evening after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.


Hamilton

See Stoney Creek


Jackson’s Point and Sutton


Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights

The Region of York and the Town of Georgina are closing

  • Dalton Road (Regional Road 9) between Lake Drive East in Jackson’s Point and High Street Sutton and
  • High Street (Regional Road 9) Sutton between Dalton Road and Burke Street

Saturday evening to accommodate the 12th annual event.

GO Transit is detouring buses during the event.

69 Sutton / Newmarket

From about 5 until 8 p.m., Saturday, December 3, westbound buses start their trips at Dalton and Baseline Roads, then proceed:

westward along Baseline; and then
northward along Kennedy Road to Metro Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Metro.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on High Street at East and Middle Streets, - on Dalton Road at Grew Boulevard and
  • on Metro Road North, west of Dalton Road and at Alexander Boulevard.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Metro Road North at Alexander Boulevard and Dalton Road,
  • on Dalton Road across from Woodriver Bend and
  • on High Street east of Middle Street and at Burke Street.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops along Metro Road between Kennedy and Dalton Road, Dalton between Metro and High Street and High between Dalton and Burke Street.


Long Branch and New Toronto


Etobicoke - Lakeshore Christmas Parade

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West between Dwight Avenue and Thirty-Sixth Street,

Saturday to accommodate the Lakeshore Village and Long Branch Business Improvement Areas’ annual Santa Claus Parade.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

110 Islington South

From about 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Islington Avenue and Birmingham Street, ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Islington Avenue at Lake Shore Boulevard West,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Tenth Street and
  • on Twelfth Street north of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

Northbound buses start their trips at Islington Avenue and Birmingham Street, then proceed:

westward along Birmingham;
northward along Eighth Street; and then
eastward along New Toronto Street to Islington Avenue;
resuming their regular route northward along Islington.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Twelfth Street north of Lake Shore Boulevard West,
  • on Garnett James Road east of Twelfth and at Coin Street,
  • on Ninth Street at Birmingham Street and
  • on Birmingham Street at Eighth Street.
44 Kipling South

From about 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3, buses start and end their trips at Kipling streetcar loop, north of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kipling Avenue at Lake Shore Boulevard West,
  • on Colonel Smith Drive, south of Lake Shore West and at Humber College’s Lakeshore Campus Building M and at the Kipling bus loop.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Colonel Smith Drive at the Kipling bus loop and Humber College’s Lakeshore Campus Building M and
  • on Kipling Avenue north of Lake Shore Boulevard West.
501 Queen

From about 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3, streetcars start and end their trips at Humber Loop.

The TTC is replacing streetcars with buses west of the Humber.

Eastbound streetcars skip their regular stops

  • in Long Branch Loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from Brown’s Line, at 37th Street, Long Branch Avenue, 31st, 28th, 27th and 22nd Streets, Colonel Smith Drive, across from 15th Street, at 13th, 10th, 7th, 5th, 3rd and 1st Streets, Royal York Road, Lake Crescent, Miles Road, Norris Crescent, Summerhill Road, across from Mimico Avenue, at Superior Avenue, across from Burlington and Louisa Streets and Legion Road, at Marine Parade Drive (west), #2155 Lake Shore West and #2095 Lake Shore West.

These eastbound stops have no transit service during the parade:

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at 37th Street, Long Branch Avenue, 31st, 28th, 27th and 22nd Streets, Colonel Smith Drive, across from 15th Street, at 13th, 10th, 7th, 5th, 3rd and 1st Streets and Royal York Road.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Boulevard West across from #2155 Lake Shore West, at Park Lawn and Legion Roads, Louisa and Burlington Streets, Superior, Mimico and Hillside Avenues, Symons Street, Lake Crescent, Royal York Road, across from 1st Street, at 3rd and 5th Streets, Islington Avenue, 10th, 13th and 15th Streets, Kipling Avenue, 22nd, 26th, 29th and 30th Streets, across from Long Branch Avenue and 37th and 39th Streets and
  • in Long Branch Loop.

These westbound stops have no transit service during the parade:

  • on Lakeshore Boulevard West across from 1st Street, at 3rd and 5th Streets, Islington Avenue, 10th, 13th and 15th Streets, Kipling Avenue, 22nd, 26th, 29th and 30th Streets, across from Long Branch Avenue and 37th and 39th Streets and
501 Queen shuttle buses

From about 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3, the TTC is replacing streetcars with buses west of Humber Loop.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Long Branch Loop, then proceed:

eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
northward along Brown’s Line;
eastward along Horner Avenue;
southward along Kipling Avenue;
eastward along New Toronto and Struthers Streets;
southward along Royal York Road;
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
northward along Park Lawn Road; and then
westward along the Queensway to the Humber Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at regular TTC stops

  • in Long Branch Loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at 39th Street,
  • on Brown’s Line north of Lake Shore Boulevard West, across from Jellicoe Avenue and Woodbury Road and at Horner Avenue,
  • on Horner Avenue across from Sheldon Avenue, Alderbrae Avenue and Beta Street, across from, and east of, Delta Street, at 30th Street, across from Edilou Drive, at Belvia Drive, Fima Crescent, east of Fima Crescent and at Kipling Avenue,
  • on Royal York Road at Symons Street, across from Dartmouth Crescent and at Albani Street,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Lake Crescent, Miles Road, Norris Crescent, Summerhill Road, across from Mimico Avenue, at Superior Avenue, across from Burlington and Louisa Streets and Legion Road, at Marine Parade Drive (west), #2155 Lake Shore West and #2095 Lake Shore West.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Humber Loop, then proceed:

westward along the Queensway;
southward along Park Lawn Road;
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
northward along Royal York Road;
westward along Struthers and New Toronto Streets;
northward along Kipling Avenue;
westward along Horner Avenue;
southward along Brown’s Line; and then
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard West to Long Branch Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at regular TTC stops:

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from #2155 Lake Shore West, at Park Lawn and Legion Roads, Louisa and Burlington Streets, Superior, Mimico and Hillside Avenues, Symons Street, Lake Crescent and Royal York Road
  • on Kipling Avenue across from Tupper Street and Fima Crescent, at Connorvale Avenue, Edilou Drive and 30th Street, west of Delta Street, at Beta Street and Alderbrae and Sheldon Avenues,
  • on Brown’s Line south of Horner Avenue, at Woodbury Road and south of Jellicoe Avenue and
  • in Long Branch Loop.

Markham

See Unionville


New Toronto

See Long Branch


Peterborough


Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade

The City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Streets North and South between Parkhill Road and Lansdowne Avenue

to accommodate the Kinsmen’s Club of Peterborough’s annual parade.

GO Transit and Peterborough Transit are likely detouring bus services during the event.

GO Transit
88 Peterborough / Oshawa

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street South and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street;
looping through the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then
westward along Simcoe Street; and then
southward along Aylmer North to Charlotte Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Charlotte.

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

northward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Simcoe Street;
looping through the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then
westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

Buses serve all regular stops.

Peterborough Transit
11 Ashburnham

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and Rogers Street, then detour:

southward along Burnham Street;
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 Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips at the Downtown Peterborough 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;
northward along Rogers Street to Hunter East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter.

10 Collison

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street West and Lock Street, then detour:

southward along Lock;
eastward along Maria Street;
northward along Park Street North;
eastward along Lansdowne West;
northward along Aylmer Streets South and North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses reverse the detour routing.

1 George North

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 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 Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

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

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

7 Lansdowne West

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street West and Park Street South, then detour:

along their regular route northward along Park South.

Buses skip their regular stops on Park Street South between Lansdowne Street West and McKellar Street, McKellar between Park South and Lock Street, Lock between McKellar and Lansdowne West and Lansdowne between Lock and Park South. Buses operating along the 10 Collison route drop off and pick up passengers at these stops.

Outbound buses reverse the detour routing.

9 Nicholls Park

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Armour Road and Parkhill Road East, then detour:

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

Buses operating along the 11 Ashburnham route drop off and pick up passengers at regular 9 Nicholls Park stops south of Parkhill Road East.

Outbound buses reverse the detour.

Trent East Bank express

From 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Parkhill Road West and George Street North, then detour:

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

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

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


Pickering


Christmas Tree-Lighting

The City of Pickering is closing

  • The Esplanade North from 4:30 until 11 p.m. Friday and
  • The Esplanade South from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday

to accommodate the event.

Durham Region Transit will detour likely bus services during the event.

183 Amberlea / Ajax

Friday, December 2 evening, buses operate along their regular route to Glenanna Drive and The Esplanade South, then detour:

southward along Glenanna;
eastward along Pickering Parkway; and then
northward along Valley Farm Road to The Esplanade South,
resuming their regular route northward along Valley Farm.

181 Liverpool / Finch / Highway 2 / Glendale / Maple Ridge

Friday, December 2 evening, buses leaving the Pickering Town Centre at 27 minutes after the hour operate along their regular route to Glenanna Drive and The Esplanade South, then detour:

southward along Glenanna;
eastward along Pickering Parkway; and then
northward along Valley Farm Road to The Esplanade South,
resuming their regular route northward along Valley Farm.

108 Village East

Friday, December 2 rush hours, buses operate along their regular route to Pickering Parkway and Glenanna Road, then detour:

northward along Glenanna;
eastward along Kingston Road (Highway 2);
southward along Valley Farm Road South; and then
eastward along Pickering Parkway to Valley Farm Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Pickering.

122 Village East / Brock

From about 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., Friday, December 2, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Valley Farm Road South and The Esplanade North, then detour:

southward along Valley Farm South; and then
westward along Pickering Parkway to Glenanna Drive
resuming their regular route westward along Pickering.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Glenanna Drive and The Esplanade South, then proceed:

northward along Glenanna;
eastward along Kingston Road (Highway 2); and then
southward along Valley Farm Road South to The Esplanade South,
resuming their regular route southward along Valley Farm South.


Stoney Creek


Stoney Creek Santa Claus Parade

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • King Streets East and West Stoney Creek between Gray’s Road and Community Park

Saturday afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses during the event.

5 Delaware

From about 1:30 until 4 p.m. Saturday, December 3, buses operate along their regular route to King Street East Hamilton and Centennial Parkway South, then detour:

northward along Centennial South; and then
westward along Queenston Road to Eastgate Terminal,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West Stoney Creek across from Faircourt Drive, at Battlefield Drive, Walker Avenue and Lake Avenue and
  • on Jones Avenue, west of Mountain Avenue and at King Street East.

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

  • on Centennial Parkway South across from Orlanda Road, at Glenview Drive, north of Felker and Neil Avenues,
  • on Queenston Road west of Centennial Parkway North and
  • in Eastgate Terminal.
5B Main West

From about 1:30 until 5 p.m. Saturday, December 3, buses start their trips at Eastgate Terminal, then proceed:

eastward along Queenston Road; and then southward along Centennial Parkway South to King Street East Hamilton,
resuming their regular route westward along King East Hamilton.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East Stoney Creek at Mountain and Lake Avenues and
  • on King Street West Stoney Creek at Village Green Boulevard, across from Battlefield Drive and at Faircourt Drive.

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

  • in Eastgate Terminal,
  • on Centennial Parkway South at Neil Avenue, across from Felker Avenue, at Pleasant Avenue and Orlanda Road.
58 Stoney Creek local

From about 1:30 until 5 p.m. Saturday, December 3, westbound buses operate on their regular route to King Street East and Stoney Brook Drive, then detour:

northward along Stoney Brook and Gateshead Crescent; and then
westward along City Highway 8 and Queenston Road to Eastgate Terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East Stoney Creek at Gray’s Road South, Dawson Avenue, Manor Place, west of Jones Street, at Mountain and Lake Avenues and
  • on King Street West Stoney Creek at Village Green Boulevard, across from Battlefield Drive and at Faircourt Drive and
  • on Centennial Parkway South across from Orlanda Drive, at Glenview Drive, north of Felker and Neil Avenues.

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

  • on Highway 8 west of Grays Road, beside #115 Highway 8 and west of Donn Avenue,
  • on Queenston Road beside #943 Queenston, west of Riverdale Drive and across from Irene Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Centennial Parkway South at Neil Avenue, across from Felker Avenue, at Pleasant Avenue and Orlanda Drive,
  • on King Street West Stoney Creek across from Faircourt Drive, at Battlefield Drive, Walker Avenue, Lake and Mountain Avenues, New Mountain Road, Lorna and Bonita Drives, Gray’s Road South and Stoney Brook Drive.

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

  • on Queenston Road at Irene Avenue, across from Riverdale Drive, at Lake Avenue Drive, beside #940 Queenston and at Donn Avenue,
  • on Highway 8 at Donn Avenue, beside #100 Highway 8 and Fiesta Mall, at Gray’s Road South and Gateshead Crescent.

Stouffville


Kinsmen Club Stouffville Santa Claus Parade

The Town of Whitchurch - Stouffville is closing

  • Main Street Stouffville between Tenth Line and Palmwood Gate and
  • Tenth Line between North and Main Streets

Saturday afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

GO Transit is deoturing buses during the event.

71 Stouffville bus

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

From about 1 until 5 p.m. Saturday, December 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lincolnville GO Station, then detour:

eastward along Betheseda Road;
southward along the York - Durham Line (Regional Road 30);
westward along 19th Avenue;
northward along Tenth Line; and then
westward along Hoover Park Drive to Highway 48,
resuming their regular route southward along Highway 48.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Tenth Line at North Street,
  • on Main Street at Stouffer and Church Streets and Stouffville GO Station

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street at Edward, Market and Stouffer Streets and
  • on Tenth Line at Aintree Drive.

Sutton

See Jackson’s Point


Toronto

See Long Branch or New Toronto.


Unionville


Unionville Olde Tyme Christmas and Candlelight Parade

The Town of Markham is closing

  • Carlton Road between Old Ivy Lane and Pomander Road,
  • Fred Varley Drive between E.J. Lennox Way and Main Street Unionville and
  • Main Street Unionville between Library and Station Lanes

Friday evening to accommodate the Main Street Unionville Business Improvement Area’s annual parade.

Usually, the event would affect York Region Transit buses operating along the 40 Unionville local, 202 Unionville GO shuttle and 302 Unionville express routes, however the ongoing strike has resulted in no service along the routes.


Whitby


JCI Whitby Santa Claus Parade

The Region of Durham and the Town of Whitby are closing

  • Brock Streets North and South (Regional Highway 12) between Manning Road and Burns Street
    • Dundas Streets East and West (Regional Highway 2) between Hickory and Cochrane Streets.

Saturday morning to accommodate JCI Whitby’s annual Santa Claus Parade.

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

DRT
302 Brock - Brooklin

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

From about 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3 ,southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brock Street North and Manning Road, then detour:

eastward along Manning;
southward along Garden Streets North and South; and then
westward along Consumers Drive to Brock Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Brock.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

306 Dundas / White Oaks / Oshawa Centre

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

From about 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3, DRT operates the route in two parts.

In the west end, westbound buses start their trips at Dundas Street West and Bell Drive, then proceed:

southward along Bell;
westward along Michael Boulevard;
northward along Jeffrey Street; and then
westward along Dundas West to White Oaks Court,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Bell Drive, ending their trips.

In the east end, westbound buses operate along their regular routes to Dundas Street East and Hickory Street, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Dundas Street East and Hickory Street then proceed:

southward along Hickory South;
eastward along Dunlop Street East; and then
northward along Reynolds Street to Dundas East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

GO Transit
81 Port Perry / Whitby

The northbound bus leaving Whitby GO Station at 10:06 a.m. Saturday, December 3, proceeds from the station:

northward along Brock Street South;
eastward along Consumers Drive;
northward along Garden Streets South and North; and then
westward along Rossland Road East to Brock North,
resuming its regular route northward along Brock.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Brock Street South at St. John Street and Dundas Street East and
    • on Brock Street North at Chestnut Street East, Manning Road, Wallace Drive and Rossland Road East.

The parade does not affect buses operating on other trips along the route.

94 Oshawa / Yorkdale

From about 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, December 3, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street East and Garden Street, then detour:

northward along Garden Street North;
westward along Rossland Roads East and West; and then
southward along Cochrane Street to Dundas Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Dundas West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street East west of Pine Street and at Brock Street North and
  • on Dundas Street West west of Byron Street North, at Euclid Street and east of Cochrane Street.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West, east of Annes Street, at Frances Street, east of King Street and at Brock Street and
    • on Dundas Street East at Hickory Street, east of Reynolds Street and at #601 Dundas East.

Inbound buses travel toward downtown.

Outbound buses travel away from downtown.