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Weekend events affect transit services,
October 16, 17, 18



The annual Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon in downtown Toronto dominates the list of special events affecting transit services in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area this weekend.

Other events take place in the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Cambridge, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes and Waterloo this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Durham Region Transit501 Aspen Springs.

GO Transit16 Hamilton / Toronto express, 18 Lakeshore West bus, 21 Milton / Toronto bus, 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus, 65 Newmarket / Toronto bus, 71 Stouffville / Toronto bus, 90 Lakeshore East bus.

Grand River Transit1 Queen - River, 3 Ottawa South, 4 Glasgow, 5 Erb, 6 Bridge, 7 Mainline, 8 Fairview Park Mall via Westmount / Franklin, 8 Fairview Park Mall via Weber / Courtland, 8 University via Courtland / Weber, 8 University via Franklin / Westmount; 9 Lakeshore, 10 Fairview Park Mall - Conestoga College, 12 Conestoga Mall - Fairview Park Mall, 13 Laurelwood, 20 Victoria - Frederick, 22 Laurentian West, 34 Bingemans, 52 Fairview Park Mall - Ainslie Street, 56 Dunbar, 60 Northfield Acres, 200 iXpress; 204 iXpress; Altes München Haus shuttle, Bingemans shuttle, Chicopee Haus shuttle, Concordia Club shuttle.

Guelph TransitAll routes.

Lindsay TransitGreen route.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd, 31 Greenwood, 64 Main, 65 Parliament, 72 Pape, 75 Sherbourne, 83 Jones, 92 Woodbine South, 94 Wellesley, 172 Cherry St, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 310 Bathurst overnight, 320 Yonge overnight, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 509 Harbourfront, 510 Spadina, 511 Bathurst.


The Friday, October 16 events affecting transit services are: Kitchener - Waterloo Oktoberfest; and an Ontario Hockey League game.

The Saturday, October 17 events affecting transit are: the Apple Festival and Craft Fair; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; and the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon.

The Sunday, October 18 event affecting transit service is: the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon.


Bowmanville


Apple Festival and Craft Fair

The Region of Durham and the Municipality of Clarington are closing

  • King Street East Bowmanville (Regional Highway 2) between Scugog and Ontario Streets

Friday evening and Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Historic Downtown Bowmanville Business Improvement Area’s annual fall festival.

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

Durham Region Transit
501 Aspen Springs

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during this event.)

Until 5:15 p.m. Saturday, October 17, buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Scugog Street, then detour:

northward along Scugog Street North;
westward along Longworth Avenue; and then
southward along Martin Road / Regional Highway 57 to King Street West / Regional Highway 2,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street east of Scugog and Temperance Streets North.
GO Transit
90 Lakeshore East bus

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during this event.)

Until 5 p.m. Saturday October 17, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Liberty Street, then detour:

southward along Liberty South;
westward along Baseline Road;
northward along Waverly Road South; 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 west of 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.

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon also affects service along this route Sunday, October 18.


Cambridge


Kitchener - Waterloo Oktoberfest
56 Dunbar
51 Fairview Park / Ainslie Street

Grand River Transit is providing free service on all routes at certain times and extending the hours of service on many routes this weekend.

Later buses operate until about midnight Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

60 Northview Acres

Later Grand River Transit buses operate until about 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17.

All buses after 11 p.m. are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.


Clarington

See Bowmanville.


Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings, 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, October 17, 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.

This is the last market of the season.

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Guelph


Ontario Hockey League action
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free to the Guelph Storm game against the Windsor Spitfires 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 after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Kitchener


Kitchener - Waterloo Oktoberfest

The City of Kitchener is closing:

  • Benton Street between Charles and King Streets East,
  • Frederick Street, between Duke and King Streets East,
  • King St East, between Queen and Scott Streets and
  • King Street West, between Water and Queen Streets.

To accommodate the events. Grand River Transit is diverting some routes around the events. It’s also operating later service along many routes. All buses operate free of fare after 11 p.m.

Altes Muenchen Haus shuttle

Shuttle buses operate every 15 minutes to Charles Street Terminal from 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 until 1:45 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses are free of fare after 11 p.m.

34 Bingemans

From Wednesday, October 7 until Friday, October 9 and from Tuesday, October 13 until Friday, October 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis Street 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 King Street West at Francis Street South.

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

southward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.
Bingemans shuttle

Shuttle buses operate every 15 minutes to Charles Street Terminal from 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 until 1:45 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

6 Bridge

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, inbound buses operate along their long-term detour routing during ION light rail transit construction to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward 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 temporary stops

  • on King Street West at Francis Street South.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their long-term detour routing westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Later buses operate until about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

Chicopee Haus shuttle

Shuttle buses operate every 30 minutes to Fairview Park Mall Terminal from 11:35 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 until 1:35 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

Concordia Club shuttle

Shuttle buses operate every 15 minutes to Charles Street Terminal from 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 until 1:45 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

12 Conestoga Mall - Fairview Park Mall

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

8 Fairview Park via Weber / Courtland
8 Fairview Park via Westmount / Franklin

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, buses start their trips in Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Gaukel Street;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Streets South and North; and then
eastward along Duke Streets West and East to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Frederick.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.

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

  • on Duke Street West at Queen Street North.

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

10 Fairview Park Mall - Conestoga College

Later buses operate early Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 are free of fare.

4 Glasgow

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and Duke Street East, then detour:

westward along Duke East and West;
southward along Francis 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 Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane,
  • 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 temporary stops

  • on Frederick Street at Duke Street East,
  • on Duke Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Duke Street West at Young Street.

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

southward along Gaukel Street;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Streets South and North; and then
eastward along Duke Streets West and East to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Frederick.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.

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

  • on Duke Street West at Queen Street North.
200 iXpress

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, Cambridge-bound buses operate along their long-term detour routing during ION light rail transit construction.

Cambridge -bound buses operate along their long-term detour routing during ION light rail transit construction to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South to Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular long-term detour routing westward into the terminal.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at all regular stops.

Waterloo-bound buses operate along their regular long-term detour routing.

204 iXpress

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, eastbound buses operate along their regular long-term detour routing during ION light rail transit construction to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Ontario Street South to Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular long-term detour routing westward into the terminal.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at all regular stops.

Westbound buses operate along their regular long-term detour routing during ION light rail transit construction to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis Street South;
eastward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Gaukel Street to Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular long-term detour routing eastward into the terminal.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at all regular stops.

22 Laurentian West

Later buses operate until about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

7 Mainline

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, Kitchener-bound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street and King Street West, then detour:

northward along Ontario North;
eastward along Duke Streets West and East; and then
southward along Cedar Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Kitchener-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Queen Street South,
  • on King Street East at Benton Street, across from Scott Street and at Cedar Street South.

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

  • on Duke Street West at Queen Street North and
  • on Cedar Street North south of Duke Street West.

Waterloo-bound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Scott Street, then detour:

northward along Scott;
westward along Duke Streets East and West;
southward along Francis Streets North and South;
eastward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Ontario Street South to Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route westward through the terminal.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of Scott Street and 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 Duke Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Duke Street West at Young Street.

Buses operate every until about 2:20 a.m. along the main part of the route north of Dixon Street / Montgomery Road Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

3 Ottawa South

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

1 Queen - River

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and Duke Street East, then detour:

westward along Duke East and West;
southward along Francis Streets North and South;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane,
  • 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 temporary stops

  • on Frederick Street at Duke Street East,
  • on Duke Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Duke Street West at Young Street.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street South and Charles Street West, then detour:

northward along Ontario South and North; and then
eastward along Duke Streets West and East to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Frederick.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.

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

  • on Duke Street West at Queen Street North.

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

8 University via Courtland / Weber
8 University via Franklin / Westmount

From Wednesday, October 7 until Sunday, October 18, buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and Duke Street East, then detour:

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

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane.

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

  • on Frederick Street at Duke Street East,
  • on Duke Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Duke Street West at Young Street.

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

20 Victoria - Frederick

Later buses operate early Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 are free of fare.

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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, October 17, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Avenue North and Peel Street, then detour:

eastward along Peel Street;
southward along Cambridge Street North; and then
westward along Kent Street West to Victoria Avenue North,
resuming their regular route westward along Kent West.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Toronto


Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

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

  • Adelaide Street Westbetween Simcoe and York Streets from 6 until 11 a.m. Sunday and between Sheppard and Yonge Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Bathurst Street between Bloor Street West and Lake Shore Boulevard West from 8 until 10:45 a.m. Sunday,
  • Bay Streetbetween Queen and Dundas Streets West, from noon Saturday, October 17 until 7 p.m. Sunday, October 14; and between Queen Street West and Lake Shore Boulevard West from 4 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday; and between Lake Shore Boulevard West and Queens Quay West from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday (northbound lanes are open between Harbour Street and Union Station GO Bus Terminal for GO buses);
  • Bayview Avenue — between Rosedale Valley Road and Lawren Harris Square from 7:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday;
  • Bloor Street West between Bathurst and Bay Streets from 8 until 10:15 a.m. Sunday;
  • Cherry Street between Eastern Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Eastern Avenue between Queen and Front Streets East from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Fort York Boulevard, westbound lanes, between Bathurst Street and Lake Shore Boulevard West from 8 until 11 a.m. Sunday;
  • Front Street Eastbetween Eastern Avenue and Jarvis Street / Lower Jarvis Street from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday; and eastbound lanes between Jarvis and Church Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Harbour Street, between Lower Simcoe and Bay Streets, from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m.;
  • King Street West, between York and Yonge Streets from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Lake Shore Boulevard Eastbetween Woodbine and Carlaw Avenues from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday; and between Don Roadway and Yonge Street from 5 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Lake Shore Boulevard West between Yonge Street and Windermere Avenue** from 5 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Queen Street East between Beech and Woodbine Avenues from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday;
  • Queen Street Westbetween Simcoe and York Streets from 6 until 11 a.m. Sunday and between York and Yonge Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Queens Park and Queen’s Park Crescents East and West between Bloor Street West and College Street from 8 until 10 a.m. Sunday,
  • Queens Quay East, eastbound lanes, between Parliament and Yonge Streets from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.;
  • Queens Quay West, eastbound lanes, between Bay and Yonge Streets from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Richmond Street Westbetween Simcoe and York Streets from 6 until 11 a.m. Sunday and between Sheppard and Yonge Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • University Avenuebetween College Street and Dundas Street West from 8 until 10 a.m. Sunday and between Dundas and Front Streets West from 4 until 11 a.m. Sunday,
  • Wellington Street East between Church and Yonge Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday; +Wellington Street West between York and Yonge Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • York Street between Queen and Richmond Streets West from 6 until 11 a.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.

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

GO Transit
31 / 31A / 31E / 31F / 31L Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route, but expect the marathon to delay buses along Bay Street for as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

Until about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 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.

Buses serve all regular stops.

GO expects the event may delay buses as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

The Georgetown Farmers Market also affects service along the route Saturday, October 17.

16 Hamilton / Toronto express

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route, but expect the marathon to delay buses along Bay Street for as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

Until about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14, westbound buses start their trips in 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.

Buses serve all regular stops.

GO expects the event may delay buses as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

90B / 90C Lakeshore East early-morning

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

Westbound buses operate along their regular route early Sunday, October 18, but expect delays on Bay Street.

The eastbound bus operates along its regular route to Yonge Street and Queens Quay East, then proceeds:

eastward along Queens Quay East; and then
northward along Lower Jarvis Street to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming its regular route eastward along the Gardiner.

The bus serves all regular stops.

GO expects the event may delay buses as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

The Apple Festival and Craft Fair in Bowmanville also affects service along this route Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17.

18B Lakeshore West early-morning

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

The eastbound bus operates along its regular route early Sunday, October 18, but expect delays on Bay Street.

GO expects the event may delay buses as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

21A / 21B / 21P Milton / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route, but expect the marathon to delay buses along Bay Street for as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

Until about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14, westbound buses start their trips in 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.

Buses serve all regular stops.

GO expects the event may delay buses as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

65A Newmarket / Toronto
71 / 71C Stouffville / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route, but expect the marathon to delay buses along Bay Street for as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

Until about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Queens Quay East, then proceed:

eastward along Queens Quay East;
northward along Lower Jarvis Street; and then
eastward onto the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route.

Buses serve all regular stops.

GO expects the event may delay buses as much as 40 minutes behind schedule.

Toronto Transit Commission
5 Avenue Rd

From about 8 until 11 a.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Lowther Avenue, then detour:

westward along Lowther;
southward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue; and then
southward into St. George Station terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Avenue Road across from Yorkville Avenue and at Bloor Street West,
  • on Queens Park beside Museum Station,
  • on Queens Park Crescent West beside Trinity College, Hart House and the University of Toronto library and
  • on Queens Park Crescent East north of College Street.

Instead, buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in St. George Station terminal.

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

northward along Bedford Road; and then
eastward along Prince Arthur Avenue to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue Road.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queens Park Crescent East north of College Street, at Wellesley Street West and north of St. Joseph Street,
  • on Queens Park beside Museum Station,
  • on Avenue Road north of Bloor Street West.
511 Bathurst

Buses replace streetcars during the Marathon.

From about 8:45 until 10:30 a.m., Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along the regular route to Bathurst Street and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
southward along Ossington Avenue;
eastward along Queen Street West;
southward along Shaw Street;
eastward along King Street West;
southward along Strachan Avenue; and then
westward along Manitoba Drive and the Exhibition Loop access road to Exhibition Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip regular southbound route 511 streetcar stops

  • on Bathurst Street at Sussex, Harbord, Ulster and College Streets, across from Nassau Street, at Dundas Street West, beside #276 Bathurst, at Robinson Street and Queen Street West, south of Portugal Square, at King Street West, south of Wellington Street West, across from Front Street West and at Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Fleet Street west of Bathurst and Bastion Streets and Fort York Boulevard.

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

  • on Bloor Street West at Palmerston and Manning Avenues, Christie and Shaw Streets and Ossington Avenue,
  • on Ossington Avenue beside #686 Ossington, at Hepbourne Street, south of Harbord and Dewson Streets, at College Street, Churchill Avenue, Dundas Street West, Argyle Street and Queen Street West,
  • on Queen Street West at Shaw Street,
  • on Shaw Street across from Adelaide Street West,
  • on King Street West east of Shaw Street and at Strachan Avenue,
  • on Strachan Avenue at Caniff and East Liberty Streets and Manitoba Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Fleet Street east of Fort York Boulevard, across from Bastion Street and at Bathurst Street,
  • on Bathurst Street at Fort York Boulevard, north of Front Street West, at Wellington, King, Adelaide and Queen Streets West, north of Carr Street, across from #276 Bathurst, at Dundas Street West, Nassau, College, Ulster and Harbord Streets.

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

  • on Strachan Avenue north of Fleet Street and Wellington and King Streets West,
  • on King Street West at Shaw Street,
  • on Shaw Street at Adelaide and Queen Streets West,
  • on Queen Street West at Ossington Avenue,
  • on Ossington Avenue at Rebecca and Argyle Streets, north of Dundas Street West, across from Churchill Avenue, at College, Dewson and Harbord Streets, north of Hepbourne Street and at Bloor Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Shaw Street, Montrose Avenue, Grace Street, Manning Avenue, Palmerston Boulevard and Bathurst Street.

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310 Bathurst overnight

From 8 until 8:45 a.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along the regular route to Bathurst Street and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
southward along Ossington Avenue;
eastward along Queen Street West;
southward along Shaw Street;
eastward along King Street West;
southward along Strachan Avenue; and then
westward along Manitoba Drive and the Exhibition Loop access road to Exhibition Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip regular southbound route 511 streetcar stops

  • on Bathurst Street at Sussex, Harbord, Ulster and College Streets, across from Nassau Street, at Dundas Street West, beside #276 Bathurst, at Robinson Street and Queen Street West, south of Portugal Square, at King Street West, south of Wellington Street West, across from Front Street West and at Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Fleet Street west of Bathurst and Bastion Streets and Fort York Boulevard.

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

  • on Bloor Street West at Palmerston and Manning Avenues, Christie and Shaw Streets and Ossington Avenue,
  • on Ossington Avenue beside #686 Ossington, at Hepbourne Street, south of Harbord and Dewson Streets, at College Street, Churchill Avenue, Dundas Street West, Argyle Street and Queen Street West,
  • on Queen Street West at Shaw Street,
  • on Shaw Street across from Adelaide Street West,
  • on King Street West east of Shaw Street and at Strachan Avenue,
  • on Strachan Avenue at Caniff and East Liberty Streets and Manitoba Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Fleet Street east of Fort York Boulevard, across from Bastion Street and at Bathurst Street,
  • on Bathurst Street at Fort York Boulevard, north of Front Street West, at Wellington, King, Adelaide and Queen Streets West, north of Carr Street, across from #276 Bathurst, at Dundas Street West, Nassau, College, Ulster and Harbord Streets.

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

  • on Strachan Avenue north of Fleet Street and Wellington and King Streets West,
  • on King Street West at Shaw Street,
  • on Shaw Street at Adelaide and Queen Streets West,
  • on Queen Street West at Ossington Avenue,
  • on Ossington Avenue at Rebecca and Argyle Streets, north of Dundas Street West, across from Churchill Avenue, at College, Dewson and Harbord Streets, north of Hepbourne Street and at Bloor Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Shaw Street, Montrose Avenue, Grace Street, Manning Avenue, Palmerston Boulevard and Bathurst Street.
6 Bay

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

  • after noon Saturday, October 17 and from about 3 until 8 p.m. Sunday, October 18; and
  • before 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18,

After noon Saturday, October 17 and from about 3 until 7 p.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Gerrard Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Gerrard Street West, Elm Street, Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square and Queen Street West.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street north of Adelaide Street West, at Queen Street West, Albert Street, across from Hagerman Street and at Dundas Street West, Elm Street and Gerrard Street West.

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Before 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Edward Streets, then detour:

westward along Edward to Elizabeth Street,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square, Queen Street West and south of Richmond Street West, 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 Queens Quay East across from Freeland and Lower Jarvis Streets and
  • on Dockside Drive [east] south of Queens Quay East and on Dockside Drive [west] south of Queens Quay East.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Edward Street at Elizabeth Street.

Northbound buses start their trips on Edward Street at Elizabeth Street, then proceed:

northward along Elizabeth; and then
eastward along Elm Street to Bay Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dockside Drive [west] south of Queens Quay East,
  • on Queens Quay East at Richardson, Freeland and Yonge Streets,
  • on Bay Street north of Queens Quay West, across from the Air Canada Centre, at Front, Wellington, King, Adelaide and Queen Streets West, Albert Street, across from Hagerman Street and at Dundas Street West.

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

  • on Edward Street at Elizabeth Street and
  • on Elm Street at Bay Street.
300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

From about 8:15 until 9:30 a.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue, then detour:

northward along Ossington;
eastward along Dupont Street and Davenport Road; and then
southward along Bay Street to Bloor West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Bloor.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Shaw Street, Montrose Avenue, Grace Street, Manning Avenue Palmerston Boulevard, Bathurst Street, Brunswick and Spadina Avenues, St. George Street, across from Bedford Road, at Queens Park and Bay Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Avenue and Bedford Roads, St. George Street, Spadina Road, Brunswick Avenue, Bathurst Street, Palmerston and Manning Avenues, Christie and Shaw Streets and Ossington Avenue.
506 Carlton

Streetcars operate along their regular route. From about 8 until 11 a.m., Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars across the marathon route at the intersections of College Street with University Avenue / Queen’s Park and Bathurst Street.

172 Cherry St

From about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., westbound buses start their trips in the Lakeshore Garage, then proceed:

westward along Commissioners Street; and then
southward along Cherry Street to Clarke Beach Park (Cherry Beach),
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlaw Avenue at Commissioners Street,
  • on Cherry Street at Villiers Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East,
  • on Mill Street west of Cherry Street and at Trinity Street,
  • on Parliament Street north of Mill Street,
  • on Berkeley Street south of Front Street East and at The Esplanade,
  • on The Esplanade at Princess and Lower Sherbourne Streets, George Street South and Lower Jarvis Street, west of Market Street and at Church Street,
  • on Wellington Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Wellington Street West at Bay and York Streets.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Cherry Beach, then proceed:

northward along Cherry Street;
eastward along Commissioners Street; and then
northward into Lakeshore Garage,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wellington Street West at York Street,
  • on York Street at King Street West,
  • on King Street West at Yonge Street,
  • on King Street East at Church Street,
  • on Church Street at Wellington Street East,
  • on The Esplanade at Market Street, west of Lower Jarvis Street and at Frederick, Lower Sherbourne and Princess Streets and Hahn Place,
  • on Berkeley Street at Front Street East,
  • on Front Street East at Parliament Street,
  • on Mill Street east of Parliament Street and at Trinity and Mill Streets and
  • on Cherry Street south of Lake Shore Boulevard East.
22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd

South- and eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, north- and westbound buses operate along their regular route to Kingston Road and Queen Street East, then detour:

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

North- and westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kingston Road south of Queen Street East and
  • on Coxwell Avenue north of Eastern Avenue.

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505 Dundas

Streetcars operate along their regular route. From about 8 until 11 a.m., Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars across the marathon route at the intersections of Dundas Street West with University Avenue and Bathurst Street.

31 Greenwood

(The TTC has not confirmed the detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in previous years during this event.)

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, October 18, all buses operate along the 31A branch, starting and ending 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 Connaught, Woodward and Coxwell Avenues and
  • on Eastern Avenue at Woodward Avenue.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eastern Avenue at Woodward Avenue,
  • 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

From 7:45 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, streetcars start and end their trips in Fleet Loop, instead of Exhibition Loop.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Exhibition Loop,
  • on Canada Boulevard at Strachan Avenue and
  • on Fleet Street at Fort York Boulevard.

Instead, eastbound cars pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • in Fleet Loop.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Fleet Street west of Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Canada Boulevard at Manitoba Drive and
  • in Exhibition Loop.

Instead, westbound cars drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in Fleet Loop.
504 King

From about 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 18, the TTC splits the route in two: east-end cars operate between Broadview Station and Church Street; west-end cars between Dundas West Station and Spadina Avenue.

In the east end, westbound cars operate along their regular route to King Street East and Church Street, then detour:

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

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Church Street at Lombard Street and
  • on Victoria Street at Queen Street East.

Eastbound 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.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on King Street East at Church Street.

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

  • on Victoria Street at Queen Street East and
  • on Church Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East.

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In the west end, eastbound cars 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 Oxley Street,
ending their trips.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on King Street East at Church Street.

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

  • on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street.

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

southward along Charlotte to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street.
83 Jones

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Jones Avenue and Queen Street East, then detour:

westward along Queen East;
southward along Carlaw Avenue; and then
westward along Commissioners Street to across from Lakeshore Garage,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Leslie Street south of Queen Street East, at Eastern Avenue and south of Mosley Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East and at Commissioners Street,
  • on Commissioners Street beside #600 Commissioners,
  • in the Lakeshore Garage Loop and
  • in Lakeshore Garage at the WheelTrans exit to Commissioners Street.

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

  • on Queen Street East at Brooklyn and Pape Avenues,
  • on Carlaw Avenue at Eastern Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East, south of Lake Shore East and at Commissioners Street and
  • on Commissioners Street across from Lakeshore Garage.

Northbound buses start their trips on Commissioners Street across from Lakeshore Garage, then proceed:

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at Lakeshore Garage in the bus loop and at the WheelTrans exit and
  • on Leslie Street across from Mosley Street and north of Eastern Avenue.

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

However, at the height of the marathon, when the number of participants on the street may prevent buses from crossing Eastern Avenue, the TTC may revise the detour routing.

In that case, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Jones Avenue and Dundas Street East, then detour:

eastward along Dundas East; and then
southward along Carlaw Avenue to Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jones Avenue at Queen Street East,
  • on Leslie Street south of Queen Street East, at Eastern Avenue and south of Mosley Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East and at Commissioners Street,
  • on Commissioners Street beside #600 Commissioners,
  • in the Lakeshore Garage Loop and
  • in Lakeshore Garage at the WheelTrans exit to Commissioners Street.

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

  • on Carlaw Avenue at Colgate Avenue and Queen Street East.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at Lakeshore Garage in the bus loop and at the WheelTrans exit and
  • on Commissioners Street across from Lakeshore Garage and beside #595 Commissioners and
  • on Leslie Street north of Commissioners across from Mosley Street and north of Eastern Avenue.

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

  • on Carlaw Avenue at Queen Street East and
  • on Queen Street East at Pape and Caroline Avenues.
64 Main

From about 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 18, 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 the intersections of Queen Street East with Wineva and Lee Avenues.

However, at the height of the marathon, when the number of participants on the street may prevent buses from crossing Queen Street East, the TTC may revise the detour routing.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to Southwood Drive and Glen Stewart Crescent, then detour:

west- and northward along Glen Stewart to Kingston Road,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Southwood Drive across from Cavendish Street, at Glen Ames and Williamson Road and
  • on Wineva Avenue south of Williamson Road and at Queen Street East.

Northbound buses start their trips on Glen Stewart Crescent at Kingston Road, then proceed:

eastward along Kingston to Main Street / Southwood Drive,
resuming their regular route northward along Main.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wineva Avenue at Queen Street East,
  • on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East and at Williamson Road,
  • on Williamson Road across from Southwood Drive and
  • on Southwood Drive across from Glen Ames and at Kingston Road.

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72 Pape

From about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses 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, Eastern Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East, south of Lake Shore Boulevard East and at Commissioners Street and
  • on Commissioners Street at Logan Avenue, Bouchette and Saulter Streets, west of Don Roadway, beside #150 Commissioners and at Munition and Cherry Streets.

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 Commissioners Street [westbound] at Cherry Street,
  • on Cherry Street at Villiers Street,
  • on Cherry Street at Munition Street,
  • on Commissioners Street [eastbound] across from #150 Commissioners, Saulter and Bouchette Streets and Logan Avenue,
  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Commissioners Street, Lake Shore Boulevard East, Eastern Avenue and at Queen Street East.
65 Parliament

From about 8:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular detour route to Parliament Street and King Street East, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • 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 King Street East at Sherbourne Street.

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

northward along Sherbourne; and then
eastward along Adelaide Street West 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

From about 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, the TTC splits the route in two: east-end cars operate between Queen / Kingston Road Loop and Church Street; west-end cars between Humber and McCaul Loops.

In the east end, from about 6 a.m. until 3 p.m., westbound cars start their trips in Queen / Kingston Road Loop, then proceed:

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

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 and at Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at McCaul Street.

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

  • in Queen / Kingston Road Loop and
  • on Victoria Street at Queen Street East.

Eastbound cars start their trips on Victoria Street south of Queen Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Queen East;
northeastward along Kingston Road; and then
eastward into Queen / Kingston Road Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at Duncan Street, 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, eastbound cars drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Victoria Street south of Queen Street East and
  • in Queen / Kingston Road Loop.

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In the west end, from about 6 a.m. until 3 p.m., Sunday, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and McCaul Street, then detour:

northward along McCaul; and then
eastward into McCaul Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on McCaul Street across from Stephanie Street and
  • in McCaul Loop.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at McCaul Street.

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

  • in McCaul Loop and
  • on McCaul Street at Stephanie Street and Queen Street West.

Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars across the marathon route at the intersection of Queen Street West with Bathurst Street.

75 Sherbourne

From about 8:43 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday October 14, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Sherbourne Street and Adelaide Street East, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Sherbourne Street at Front Street 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 and
  • on The Esplanade at Frederick Street.
510 Spadina

From 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 18, streetcars start and end their trips in King / Spadina Loop, on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street.

Southbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Spadina Avenue south of King Street West and at Front Street West,
  • on Lower Spadina Avenue at Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Queens Quay West east of Lower Spadina Avenue, Rees and York Streets and
  • in Queens Quay and Union streetcar stations.

Northbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Queens Quay and Union streetcar stations,
  • on Queens Quay West across from Harbourfront Centre and west of Rees Street and
  • on Lower Spadina Avenue north of Queens Quay West, Bremner Boulevard and Front Street West.
94 Wellesley

Until about 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellesley Street West and Bay Street, then detour:

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bay Street south of Wellesley Street West and at Grosvenor and College Streets and
  • on College Street at Elizabeth Street and University Avenue, across from McCaul Street and at St. George Street.
92 Woodbine South

From about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodbine Avenue and Queen Street East,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East at the walkway to Joseph Duggan Road and
  • in Woodbine Beach Park Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips at Woodbine Avenue and Queen Street East, then proceed:

westward along Queen Street East;
northward along Rainsford Road; and then
eastward along Dixon Avenue to Woodbine,
resuming their regular route northward along Woodbine.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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320 Yonge overnight

From about 8 until 9 a.m. Sunday, October 18, 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.

12 Conestoga Mall / Fairview Park Mall

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

5 Erb

Later buses operate early Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 are free of fare.

8 Fairview Park Mall via Weber / Courtland
8 Fairview Park Mall via Westmount / Franklin

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

9 Lakeshore
13 Laurelwood

Later buses operate early Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 are free of fare.

7 Mainline

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. along the main part of the route south of University Avenue / King Street Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

GRT is also detouring the buses to accommodate the Oktoberfest Car Show.

8 University via Courtland / Weber
8 University via Franklin / Westmount

Later buses operate until about 2 a.m. Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18.

All buses after 11 p.m. Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 are free of fare.

You can view the schedule for late-night service here.

GRT is also detouring the buses to accommodate the Oktoberfest Fallen Firefighters Memorial and Family Fun Fest and the Oktoberfest Willkommen Platz / Welcome Centre.


Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.





























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