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Weekend events affect transit services,
July 10, 11, 12



Special events in Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Milton, Toronto and Whitby affect transit services this weekend.

The highlight? The opening ceremonies for the Pan Am Games


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitAll routes, 2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 56 Springbrook, 502 Züm Main

Burlington Transit3 Guelph - Downtown, 5 Francis - Downtown.

Durham Region Transit308 Whitby Shores, 318 Garden / West Lynde / Whitby Shores.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus.

Grand River TransitBig Music Festival express, 1 Stanley Park, 4 Glasgow, 6 Bridgeport, 7 Mainline, 8 Fairview Park via Weber / Courtland, 8 Fairview Park via Westmount / Franklin, 8 University via Courtland / Weber, 8 University via Franklin / East / Westmount, 8 University via Franklin / Westmount, 12 Conestoga Mall / Fairview Park Mall, 15 Frederick South, 16 Forest Glen / Conestoga College, 19 Victoria South, 20 Victoria Hills, 22 Laurentian West, 23 Idlewood, 200 iXpress, 201 iXpress.

Guelph Transit10 Imperial, 11 Willow West, 20 Northwest Industrial.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Toronto Transit Commission - 97B Yonge, 172 Cherry St, 503 Kingston Rd.


The Friday, July 10 events affecting transit services are: Carabram; Cruising on King Street; the Pan Am Games Opening Ceremonies; and Whitby Ribfest.

The Saturday, July 11 events affecting transit services are: Art on the Street; the Big Music Festival; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Burlington Downtown Car Show; Carabram; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; the St. Lawrence Temporary Market Official Opening; and Whitby Ribfest.

The Sunday, July 12 events affecting transit service are: Carabram; and Whitby Ribfest.


Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit services are: the Brampton Farmers Market (July 12); and Carabram (July 11, 12, 13).


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 11, 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.

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

56 Springbrook

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Theatre Lane.

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

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Carabram

Carabram is Brampton’s annual multicultural festival.

You can ride any Brampton Transit bus free of fare — if you show the driver your Carabram passport, Friday, July 10 from 6 p.m. until midnight, Saturday, July 11 from 1 p.m. until midnight and Sunday, July 12 from 1 until 7 p.m.


Burlington


Burlington Downtown Car Show

The City of Burlington is closing:

  • Brant Street between Caroline Street and Lakeshore Road

Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the event.

Burlington Transit is detouring services while the street is closed.

5 Francis - Downtown
3 Guelph - Downtown

From 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 11, buses heading toward Burlington GO Station operate along their regular route to John and James Streets, then detour:

northward along John; and then
westward along Caroline Street to Brant,
resuming their regular route northward along Brant.

Buses heading toward the GO station skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street at Caroline Street.

Buses heading away from the station reverse the detour routing.

Buses heading away from the station skip their regular stops

  • on Brant Street at Caroline Street and south of Ontario Street.

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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 11, 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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Guelph


Art on the Street

The City of Guelph is closing:

  • Quebec Street between Baker Street and St. George’s Square (Wyndham Street North)

Saturday morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the annual art exhibit.

Guelph Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

10 Imperial

Until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk; and then
eastward along Macdonell Street to Wyndham Street North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Macdonell.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wyndham Street South at St. George’s Square, beside If Shoes.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Quebec Street west of St. George’s Square, beside BMO Bank of Montreal.
20 Northwest Industrial
11 Willow West

Until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 11, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk; and then
eastward along Macdonell Street to Wyndham Street North,
resuming their regular route southward along Wyndham North.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wyndham Street South at St. George’s Square, beside If Shoes.

Outbound buses operate along their regular routes.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay


Kitchener


Kitchener events include the Big Music Festival (July 11, 12); and Cruising on King Street (July 10).


Big Music Festival

Grand River Transit is providing extra service to accommodate concert-goers traveling to and the festival in McClennan Park Saturday and Sunday.

Big Music Festival express

Buses leave Fairview Park Mall terminal at 5:45 and 6:15 p.m. Saturday, July 11 Buses operate without stopping to Block Line across from McClennan Park, arriving at 5:55 and 6:25 p.m.

More buses leave Charles Street Terminal at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. They stop only on Courtland Avenue East east of Ottawa Street South. They end their trips on Strasburg Road south of Ottawa South at 5:42, 6:12 and 6:42 p.m.

Buses leave Forest Glen Plaza terminal at 11:10, 11:20 and 11:40 p.m. They stop only on Courtland Avenue East east of Ottawa Street South and at Stirling Avenue South, ending their trips in Charles Street Terminal. Another bus leaves Forest Glen at 11:15 p.m. It stops only on River Road East west of Fairway Road North and east of Kenora Drive, ending its trip in Stanley Park Mall terminal. Still another bus leaves Forest Glen at 11:10 and 11:15 p.m., ending its trip in Fairview terminal.

More buses leave Charles Street Terminal at 2:30 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 7 p.m. They stop only on Charles Street East west of Ottawa Street, arriving at 2:38 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 7:08 p.m. They then operate without stopping to McClennan Park, ending their trips at 2:45 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 7:15 p.m.

12 Conestoga Mall / Fairview Park Mall

An extra southbound buses leaves Block Line across from McLennan Park at 11:10 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

16 Forest Glen / Conestoga College

An extra southbound bus leaves Forest Glen Plaza terminal at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

201 iXpress

An extra northbound bus leaves Block Line Road beside McClennan Park at 11:10 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

22 Laurentian West

An extra inbound bus leaves Forest Glen Plaza terminal at 10:50 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

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Cruising on King Street

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • **Benton Street between King and Charles Streets East,
  • Frederick Street between King and Weber Streets East,
  • King Street East between Queen Street and Pandora Avenue,
  • King Street West between Victoria and Queen Streets and
  • Victoria Street South (some lanes) between Park Street and King Street West.

Friday evening to accommodate the annual vintage-car parade and display.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

6 Bridge

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Weber Street West and Victoria Street North, then detour:

southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South and Gaukel Street.

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

  • on Victoria Street North at Duke Street West and
  • on Joseph Street at Water Street South.

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

southward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Victoria Streets South and North to Weber Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Weber West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis and Victoria Streets North.

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

  • on Joseph Street west of Water Street South and
  • on Victoria Street North at Duke Street West.
8 Fairview Park via Weber / Courtland

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, buses operate along their regular route to Weber Street East and Frederick Street, then detour:

southward along Frederick and Benton Streets;
westward along Courtland Avenue;
southward along Queen Streets South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.
8 Fairview Park via Westmount / Franklin

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, buses operate along their regular route to the Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

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

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Charles Street East at Benton Street.
15 Frederick
4 Glasgow
23 Idlewood

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Benton Street and Charles Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton;
westward along Courtland Avenue;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

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

southward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Joseph Street;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Courtland Avenue; 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 Charles Street West west of Water Street South,
  • on Victoria Street South at King Street West and
  • on Queen Street North between Duke and Weber Streets East.
200 iXpress

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, Cambridge-bound buses operate along their current detour routing during ION light rail construction to Weber Street West and Victoria Street North, then detour:

southward along Victoria Streets North and South; and then
westward along Joseph Street to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Gaukel.

Cambridge-bound buses serve all stops.

Waterloo-bound buses reverse the Kitchener-bound detour routing.

Waterloo-bound buses skip

  • the Victoria iXpress stop.

Instead, they serve a temporary stop

  • on Joseph Street at Water Street.
7 Mainline

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, Kitchener-bound buses operate along their current detour routing during ION light rail construction to Park Street and Victoria Street South, then detour:

southward along Victoria South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into Charles Street Terminal;
resuming their current detour routing.

Kitchener-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South, Gaukel Street and Queen Street South.

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

  • on Joseph Street at Water and Francis Streets South.

Waterloo-bound buses operate along their current long-term detour routing during ION light rail construction to Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

southward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Joseph Street; and then
southward along Victoria Street South to Park Street,
resuming their current detour routing westward along Park.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis and Victoria Streets North.

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

  • on Joseph Street at Francis and Water Streets South.
1 Stanley Park

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Benton Street and Charles Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton;
westward along Courtland Avenue;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

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

southward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Joseph Street;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Courtland Avenue; 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 Charles Street West west of Water Street South,
  • on Victoria Street South at King Street West and
  • on Queen Street North between Duke and Weber Streets East.
8 University via Courtland / Weber

After 6 p.m., buses operate along their regular route to the Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

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

8 University via Franklin / Westmount

From 6 until 7 p.m. Friday, July 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Benton Street and Charles Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton;
westward along Courtland Avenue;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

20 Victoria Hills

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Street South and Charles Street West, then detour:

eastward along Charles West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South, Gaukel Street and Queen Street South.

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.

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

northward along Gaukel Street; and then
westward along Charles Street West to Victoria Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Victoria South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis and Victoria Streets North and
  • on Victoria Street South south of King Street West.

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

  • on Charles Street West west of Water Street South.

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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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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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Toronto


Toronto events affecting transit services this weekend include: the Pan Am Games Opening Ceremonies (July 10); and the St. Lawrence Temporary Market Official Grand Opening (July 11).


Pan Am Games Opening Ceremonies

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Wellington Street East between Church and Yonge Streets and
  • Wellington Street West between John and Yonge Streets

to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring services while the street is closed.

172 Cherry St

From 5:45 until 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 10, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Church Street and Wellington / Front Streets East, then detour:

northward along Church; and then
westward along Richmond Streets East and West to York Street,
resuming their regular route northward along York.
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Eastbound buses start their trips on York Street south of Queen Street West, then proceed:

eastward along Queen West;
southward along Bay Street;
westward along Richmond Street West;
southward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along King Street West to York,
resuming their regular route eastward along King West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on York Street at King Street West.

The St. Lawrence Temporary Market Official Grand Opening also affects service along this route Saturday, July 11.

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503 Kingston Rd

After 5:45 p.m. Friday, July 10, westbound streetcars operate along their regular route to King Street East and Church Street, then detour:

westward along King Streets East and West;
northward along Spadina Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Street West; and then
southward along Charlotte Street to Oxley Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street at Wellington Street East,
  • on Wellington Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on Wellington Street West at Bay and York Streets; and
  • on York Street at King Street West.

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

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

Eastbound cars start their trips on Charlotte Street at Oxley Avenue, then proceed:

southward along Charlotte; and then
eastward along King Street West to York Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along King West.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stop

  • on York Street at King Street West.

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

  • on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street,
  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue and York Street.
97B Yonge

After 5:45 p.m. Friday, July 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Wellington Streets, then detour:

southward along Yonge;
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East; and then
southward along Freeland Street to Queens Quay East,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Front Street West and south of Harbour Street and
  • on Queens Quay West east of Bay Street.

Northbound buses start their trips on Freeland Street at Queens Quay East ,then proceed:

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

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St. Lawrence Temporary Market Official Grand Opening

The City of Toronto is closing

  • The Esplanade between Lower Jarvis and Church Streets

Saturday morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring services while the street is closed.

172 Cherry St

From 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to The Esplanade and Lower Jarvis Street, then detour:

northward along Lower Jarvis; and then
westward along Front Street East to Church Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Wellington Street East.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on The Esplanade west of Market Street and
  • on Church Street at Front Street East.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Church Street and Wellington / Front Streets East, then detour:

eastward along Front East; and then
southward along Lower Jarvis Street to The Esplanade,
resuming their regular route eastward along The Esplanade.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street at Wellington Street East and
  • on The Esplanade at Market Street.

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Whitby


Whitby Rib Fest

The event in Iroquois Park may affect Durham Region Transit service.

318 Garden / West Lynde / Whitby Shores
308 Whitby Shores

From noon until 11 p.m. Friday, July 10, 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday, July 11 and from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, July 12, expect delays due to more pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Victoria Street West and Gordon Street.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.