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Weekend events affect transit services,
July 3, 4, 5



Special events in Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Milton, Mississauga and the Scarborough, central and downtown areas of Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 56 Springbrook, 502 Züm Main.

GO Transit21 Milton / Toronto, 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus.

Grand River Transit1 Stanley Park, 4 Glasgow, 7 Mainline, 15 Frederick.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

MiWay26 Burnhamthorpe.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd, 54 Lawrence East, 65 Parliament, 92 Woodbine South, 94 Wellesley, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 312 St Clair overnight, 354 Lawrence East overnight, 501 Queen, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 512 St Clair, 512 St Clair shuttle bus.


The Friday, July 3 events affecting transit are: KW Days of Awesome; Luminous Night; and The Taste of Lawrence.

The Saturday, July 4 events affecting transit are: Afrofest; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; KW Days of Awesome; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; Salsa on St. Clair; and The Taste of Lawrence.

The Sunday, July 5 events affecting transit are: Afrofest; Classics on the Square; the FIFA Women’s World Cup Celebration; KW Days of Awesome; the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate; Salsa on St. Clair; and The Taste of Lawrence.


Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit are: the Brampton Farmers Market (July 4); and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Celebration (July 5).


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 10, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

to accommodate the city’s weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring service during the market.


2 Main

From 5:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Brampton Transit is also detouring buses operating along the route Sunday, July 5 during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Celebration.

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

56 Springbrook

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, southbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

southward along George North to Queen Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane,
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West and
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Mill Street North, then detour:

northward along Mill North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George Street North,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East; and then
southward along George Street North to a temporary stop across from Diplock Lane,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South and
  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

southward along George North;
westward along Queen Street West;
northward along Mill Street North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Nelson West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Brampton Transit is also detouring buses operating along the route Sunday, July 5 during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Celebration.

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

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FIFA Women’s World Cup Celebration

The City of Brampton is closing:

  • Main Street North between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Queen Street

Sunday afternoon and evening to accommodate the event in Garden Square.

Brampton Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

2 Main

From 3 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

Brampton Transit is also detouring buses operating along the route Saturday, July 4 during the Brampton Farmers Market

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

502 Züm Main

From 3 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Zümstation:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Zümstation:

  • Wellington.

Brampton Transit is also detouring buses operating along the route Saturday, July 4 during the Brampton Farmers Market

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


Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 16, the Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

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

GO Transit is detouring service during the weekly market.

31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 4, eastbound buses from Guelph operate along their regular route to Main and Guelph Streets (Provincial Highway 7) and then proceed:

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay


Kitchener


KW Days of Awesome

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • King Street West between Young and Queen Streets

from Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1 until Saturday, July 4

to accommodate the Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Area’s series of street festivals, concerts, parades and other events.

The event affects Grand River Transit service.

15 Frederick
4 Glasgow

From Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1 until Saturday, July 4, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street;
westward along Charles Streets East and West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West at Ontario Street North.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outbound buses start their trips in Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Ontario Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Courtland Avenue East; and then
northward along Benton Street to Charles Street East,
resuming their regular route northward along Benton.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Charles Street East at Benton Street.

Instead, outbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street South across from St. George Street and
  • on Benton Street at Church Street.
7 Mainline

Kitchener-bound buses operate along their regular route.

From Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1 until Saturday, July 4, Waterloo-bound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Frederick Street / Benton Street, then detour:

southward along Benton;
westward along Charles Streets East and West; and then
southward along Ontario Street South to Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West at Ontario Street North.

Instead, Waterloo-bound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on King Street East east of Scott Street and
  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.
1 Stanley Park

From Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1 until Saturday, July 4, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street;
westward along Charles Streets East and West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West at Ontario Street North.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outbound buses start their trips in Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Ontario Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Courtland Avenue East; and then
northward along Benton Street to Charles Street East,
resuming their regular route northward along Benton.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Charles Street East at Benton Street.

Instead, outbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street South across from St. George Street and
  • on Benton Street at Church Street.

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Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 31, 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, July 4, 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.

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Milton


Milton Farmers Market

The Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between James and Martin Streets

Saturday mornings until October 10 (except for June 6) to accommodate the Milton Chamber of Commerce’s weekly market.

Milton Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

2 Main

Until noon Saturday, July 4, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James; and then
eastward along Mill Street to Martin Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Martin.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

6 Scott

Until noon Saturday, July 4, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James;
eastward along Mill Street; and then
southward along Martin Street to Main East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Martin.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Mississauga


Classics on the Square

The City of Mississauga is closing:

  • Duke of York Boulevard between Princess Royal Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West and
  • City Centre Drive between Living Arts Drive and Kariya Gate

Sunday to accommodate the Mississauga Classic Car Club’s annual show.

The event affects GO Transit and MiWay services.

GO Transit
21 Milton / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed the detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that blocked Duke of York Boulevard and City Centre Drive.

From 6 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Station Gate Road and Rathburn Road West, then detour:

eastward along Rathburn West; and then
southward along City Centre Drive to Robert Speck Parkway West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Robert Speck.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at Princess Royal Drive and
  • on City Centre Drive beside #201 City Centre and east of Kariya Gate.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on City Centre Drive south of Robert Speck Parkway West and across from #201 City Centre and
  • on Duke of York Boulevard across from Princess Royal Drive.
MiWay
26 Burnhamthorpe

From 6 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Burnhamthorpe Road West and Living Arts Drive, then detour:

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at City Centre Drive, across from Princess Royal and Prince of Wales Drive and at Rathburn Road West.

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

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at Square One, Princess Royal and City Centre Drives and
  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Living Arts Drive.

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

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

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

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Scarborough


The Taste of Lawrence

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lawrence Avenue East between Crockford Boulevard and Warden Avenue

Friday afternoon and evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the Wexford Heights Business Improvement Area’s annual international food and cultural festival.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

54 Lawrence East
354 Lawrence East overnight

From 10 a.m. Friday, July 3 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 5, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lawrence Avenue East and Birchmount Road, then detour:

southward along Birchmount;
westward along Bertrand Avenue; and then
northward along Warden Avenue to Lawrence East,
resuming their regular route westward along Lawrence.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East west of Birchmount Road and at Howden Road, Ellington Drive and Warden Avenue.

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

  • on Birchmount Road at Modern Road, across from Flora Drive, at Crouse Road, across from Ranstone Gardens, beside #1120 Birchmount and at Bertrand Avenue and
  • on Warden Avenue north of Minton Avenue, at Bastille Avenue, Frey Crescent and Lawrence Avenue East.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East at Crockford Boulevard and Underwriters and Birchmount Roads.

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

  • on Warden Avenue at Danube Drive, south of Sherwood Avenue, at Walbon Road, Wayne Avenue and Marble Arch Crescent and
  • on Birchmount Road beside #1103 Birchmount, at Ranstone Gardens, at Flora Drive, north of Flintridge Road and at Lawrence Avenue East.

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Toronto

See also Scarborough.


Toronto events include: Afrofest (July 4 and 5); Luminous Night (July 3, 4 and 5); the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate (July 5); and Salsa on St. Clar (July 4 and 5);


Afrofest

The annual music event takes place in Woodbine Park all day Saturday and Sunday, affecting TTC services.

22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd
501 Queen
92 Woodbine South

All day Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5, expect delays.


Luminous Night

The City of Toronto is closing

  • the Prince Edward Viaduct and Bloor Street East between Broadview Avenue and Parliament Street

to all traffic except buses Friday evening, all day Saturday and early Sunday

to accommodate a community event celebrating the Pan Am Games torch and the first lighting of the viaduct’s Luminous Veil.

The event affects TTC services.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

Saturday, July 4, Sunday, July 5 and Monday, July 6, expect delays on the Prince Edward Viaduct and Bloor Street East between Broadview Avenue and Parliament Street.

65 Parliament
94 Wellesley

From 8 p.m. Friday, July 3 until 5 a.m. Monday, July 6, expect delays on Bloor Street East between Castle Frank Station and Parliament Street.


March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

The event starts with a rally in Queen’s Park at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 5. Starting at 1:45 p.m., marchers head:

southward along University Avenue;
eastward along Dundas Streets West and East; and then
northward along Jarvis Street to Allan Gardens.

They convene at Allan Gardens for a demonstration and block party from 4 until 6:30 p.m.

The event affects TTC services.

5 Avenue Rd

From 1 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, expect delays on Queen’s Park Crescents East and West.

506 Carlton

From 1 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, expect delays on College Street at Queen’s Park / University Avenue.

505 Dundas

From 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, July 5, expect delays on Dundas Streets West and East between University Avenue and Jarvis Street.


Salsa on St. Clair

The City of Toronto is closing

  • St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Christie Street

all day Saturday and Sunday and early Monday to accommodate the annual festival.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

512 St Clair

From 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 6, the TTC is splitting the route into two, with streetcars operating only between St Clair West and St. Clair West Stations and between between Gunns and Oakwood Loops.

These eastbound 512 St Clair stops have no transit service from 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 6:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Winona Drive and Arlington Avenue.

These westbound 512 St Clair stops have no transit service from 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 6:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Christie Street and west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive.

Buses replace the cars, operating between Oakwood Loop and St Clair West Station.

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312 St Clair overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 5, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Clair Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, then proceed:

southward along Oakwood Avenue;
eastward along Davenport Road; and then
northward along Christie Street to St. Clair West,
resuming their regular route eastward along St. Clair.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Winona Drive and Arlington Avenue.

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

  • on Oakwood Avenue at Rosemount Avenue and Highview Crescent and south of Regal Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Winona Drive, at Shaw Street and east of Marchmount Road and
  • on Christie Street at Tyrrel and Benson Avenues and St. Clair Avenue West.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Christie Street, west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive and at Oakwood Avenue.

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

  • on Christie Street south of St. Clair Avenue West and at Benson and Tyrrel Avenues and Davenport Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Marchmount Road, at Bracondale Hill Road, across from Ossington Avenue and at Oakwood Avenue and
  • on Oakwood Avenue north of Burlington Crescent.
512 St Clair shuttle buses

From 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 6, buses replace regular streetcar service along the 512 St Clair route, operating between Oakwood Loop and St. Clair West Station only.

Eastbound cars start their trips in Oakwood Loop, then proceed:

southward along Robina Avenue;
westward along St. Clair Avenue West;
southward along Oakwood Avenue;
eastward along Davenport Road;
northward along Christie Street; and then
eastward along St Clair Avenue West to St. Clair West Station,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Oakwood Loop,
  • on Oakwood Avenue at Rosemount Avenue and Highview Crescent and south of Regal Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Winona Drive, at Shaw Street and east of Marchmount Road,
  • on Christie Street at Tyrrel and Benson Avenues and St. Clair Avenue West.
  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street and
  • in St Clair West Station terminal.

Westbound buses start their trips in St Clair West Station terminal, then proceed:

westward along St. Clair Avenue West;
southward along Christie Street;
westward along Davenport Road;
northward along Oakwood Avenue; and then
eastward into Oakwood Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in St Clair West Station terminal,
  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue,
  • on Christie Street south of St. Clair Avenue West and at Benson and Tyrrel Avenues and Davenport Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Marchmount Road, at Bracondale Hill Road, across from Ossington Avenue and at Oakwood Avenue,
  • on Oakwood Avenue north of Burlington Crescent, at St. Clair Avenue West and north or St. Clair Avenue West and
  • in Oakwood Loop.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.




























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