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



CeleBRAMPTON and the annual Flower City Parade in downtown Brampton top the list of special events affecting transit services this weekend.

Other events take place in the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Cambridge, Burlington, the Don Mills and Etobicoke areas of Toronto, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Milton, Mississauga and the Scarborough and central areas of Toronto.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitAll routes, 1 Queen, 2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 56 Springbrook, 501 Züm Queen, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington TransitFestival Shuttle.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 36 Brampton / North York express.

Grand River Transit57 Blair Rd.

Hamilton Street Railway16 Ancaster.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

MiWay39 Britannia.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 15 Evans, 12 Kingston Rd, 29 Dufferin, 44 Kipling South, 47 Lansdowne, 63 Ossington, 80 Queensway, 86 Scarborough, 94 Wellesley, 122 Graydon Hall, 123B Shorncliffe via Sherway and East Mall, 123C Shorncliffe via Sherway and North Queen, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton.

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The Friday, June 10 event affecting transit service is: Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament.

The Saturday, June 11 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Heritage Days; CeleBRAMPTON; Dundas West Fest; the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer; the Family Fun Fit / East End Kids of Steel Triathlon; the Flower City Parade; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; Nicola’s Tri for Kids; Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament; the Portugal Day Parade (Cambridge); the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for Women; and the Sound of Music Festival.

The Sunday, June 12 events are: Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament; the Portugal Day Parade (Toronto); and the Toronto Challenge.

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Ancaster


Ancaster Heritage Days

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • Wilson Streets West and East Ancaster between Valleyfield Boulevard / Amberley Drive and Old Dundas Road / Rousseaux Street

Saturday morning and early afternoon to accommodate the parade.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses while the street is closed.

16 Ancaster

From 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Anson Drive and Garner Road East, then detour:

eastward along Garner East; and then
northward along Southcote Road to Golf Links Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Golf Links

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Garner Road East at Fiddler’s Green Road South,
  • on Fiddler’s Green Road South north of Garden and Enmore Avenues and across from Gilbert Avenue,
  • on Wilson Street East east of Fiddler’s Green Road South, at St. Margaret Road, Cameron Drive, across from Dalley Drive, at Halson and Church Streets, east of Academy Street and at Rousseaux Street,
  • on Rosseaux Street east of Wilson Street East and at Academy Street,
  • on Mohawk Road at McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road.

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

  • on Garner Road East across from Miller Drive and Woodmount Road and at Southcote Road.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Golf Links Road and Southcote Road / McNiven Road, then detour:

southward along Southcote Road; and then
westward along Garner Road East;
northward along Fiddlers Green Road South; and then
westward along Amberley Boulevard to Wilson Street West,
resuming their regular route southwestward along Wilson West.

westward along Amberley to Wilson Street West,
resuming their regular route southwestward along Wilson West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,
  • on Wilson Street East west of Old Dundas Road, across from Academy Street, at Sulphur Springs Road, across from Halson Street, at Dalley Drive, Jerseyville Road East and Fiddler’s Green Road North,
  • on Fiddler’s Green Road South at Gilbert Avenue, Oakley Court and across from Enmore Avenue,
  • on Garden Avenue across from Miller Drive and
  • on Anson Drive at Garner Road East.

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

  • on Garner Road East at Woodmount Road and Miller and Anson Drives,
  • on Fiddler’s Green Road north of Garden Avenue,
  • on Amberley Boulevard across from Bloomsbury Court, across from Chippendale Avenue and at Wilson Street West.

From noon until 3 p.m., after the parade, buses operate along a shorter detour routing.

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16 Ancaster

From noon until 3 p.m., Saturday, June 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Wilson Street East and Halson Street, then detour:

southward along Halson; and then
eastward along Golf Links Road to McNiven Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Golf Links.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wilson Street East at Church Street, east of Academy Street and at Rousseaux Street,
  • on Rosseaux Street east of Wilson Street East and at Academy Street,
  • on Mohawk Road at McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,
  • on Wilson Street East west of Old Dundas Road, across from Academy Street, at Sulphur Springs Road and across from Halson Street.

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Brampton


CeleBRAMPTON
Flower City Parade

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Wellington Steet.

From 2 until 5 p.m. it’s closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Church and Clarence Street,
  • Queen Streets East and West between Theatre Lane / Chapel Street and George Street
  • Church Street West between Main and Mill Streets North,
  • Nelson Streets East and West between Union Street and George Street North.
  • Theatre Lane between Union Street and Main Street North
  • Wellington Street West between Main and George Streets South,
  • Frederick Street between Main and Elizabeth Streets South

Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the events.

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Brampton Transit and GO Transit are detouring buses during the events.

Brampton Transit
All routes

Ride any Brampton Transit bus for just $1 cash Saturday, June 11. (Unfortunately, PRESTO cardholders must pay the whole fare.)

2 Main

From 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 11, 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 McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West,
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive.

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

  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Queen Street West,
  • on McMurchy Avenue South at Royce Avenue and Corby Crescent.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South north of Guest Street, at Woodbrook Drive and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East and at Theatre Lane.

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

  • on McMurchy Avenue South north of Frederick Street, across from McHardy Place and at Jessie Street and Queen Street West and
  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Nelson Street West.

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

From noon until 5 p.m., buses operate along a longer detour route, during the Flower City Parade.

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

2 Main

From noon until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Rosedale Avenue West, then detour:

westward along Rosedale Avenue West;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Railway Street;
southward along George Street North;
westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Elgin Drive to Main South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North south of David Street, at Market Street and Church Street West, across from Nelson Street East and at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive and Clarence Street, south of Harold Street, across from Nanwood Drive and at Elgin Drive.

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

  • on George Street North across from Downtown Brampton Terminal,
  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Queen Street West,
  • on McMurchy Avenue South at Royce Avenue, Corby Crescent, south of Harold Street and Kingsview Boulevard and across from Ambleside Avenue and
  • on Elgin Drive east of McMurchy Avenue South and at Armbro Avenue and Mill Street South.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Elgin Drive, north of Nanwood Drive, across from Harold Street, at Clarence Street, north of Guest Street, at Woodbrook Drive, Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main North north of Queen Street East and Theatre Lane and at Church and Alexander Streets and Sproule Drive.

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

  • on Elgin Drive across from Armbro Avenue and at McMurchy Avenue South,
  • on McMurchy Avenue South at Ambleside Avenue, across from Kingsview Boulevard, north of Harold and Frederick Streets, across from McHardy Court and at Jessie Street and Queen Street West,
  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Nelson Street West and
  • on George Street North beside Downtown Brampton Terminal.

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

Brampton Transit operates buses on a shorter detour routing before noon Saturday, June 11 during CeleBRAMPTON.

1 Queen

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information BT supplied about this event in previous years.)

From noon until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Downtown Brampton Terminal, then detour:

northward along George Street;
westward along Railway Street;
northward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Rosedale Avenue;
northward along Main Street North;
eastward along Vodden Street East;
southward along Centre Street South to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Nelson Street West at Main Street North,
  • on Queen Street East at Carnegie Lane, James Street and Centre Street South.

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

  • on Vodden Street East at Ken Whillans Drive and Centre Street North and
  • on Centre Street North south of Locustwood Court, at Scott Street and Church and Queen Streets East.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Centre Street, then detour:

northward along Centre North,
westward along Vodden Street East;
southward along Main Street North;
westward along Rosedale Avenue West;
southward along Mill Street North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along George North.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East west of Scott Street and at Theatre Lane.

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

  • on Centre Street North north of Queen and Church Streets East, at Woodward Avenue and north of Beech Street,
  • on Vodden Street East across from Ken Whillans Drive and
  • on Main Street South south of Vodden Street West and at Rosedale Avenue West.

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

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56 Springbrook

From 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

Brampton Transit operates buses on a longer detour routing before 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11 during the Flower City Parade.

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

56 Springbrook

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

northward along Mill North;
eastward along Nelson Street West;
northward along George Street South;
westward along Railway Street;
northward along Mill North; and then
westward along Rosedale Avenue to Main Street North,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

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

  • on George Street North beside Downtown Brampton Terminal.

Brampton Transit operates buses on a shorter detour routing before noon Saturday, June 11 during CeleBRAMPTON.

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

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24 Van Kirk

From 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route.

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 Main Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Main North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East.

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

Brampton Transit operates buses on a longer detour routing after noon Saturday, June 11 during the Flower City Parade.

24 Van Kirk

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Rosedale Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Rosedale West;
southward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Railroad Street; and then
southward along George Street North to Nelson Street West,
resuming their regular route southward along George North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North south of David Street and at Church and Nelson Streets West.

Northbound buses start their trips on Rosedale Avenue west of Main Street North, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Main North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East and Theatre Lane and at Church and Alexander Streets and Sproule Drive.

Brampton Transit operates buses on a shorter detour routing before noon Saturday, June 11 during CeleBRAMPTON.

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

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502 Züm Main

From 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Nelson Street West beside the Downtown Terminal, then proceed:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington,
  • Theatre Lane.

Brampton Transit operates buses on a longer detour routing after noon Saturday, June 11 during the Flower City Parade.

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

502 Züm Main

From noon until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Rosedale Avenue West, then detour:

westward along Rosedale Avenue West;
southward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Railway Street;
southward along George Street North;
westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Elgin Drive to Main South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Nelson,
  • Wellington,
  • Nanwood.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary Züm station:

  • on George Street North across from Downtown Brampton Terminal.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington,
  • Theatre Lane.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary Züm station:

  • on George Street North beside Downtown Brampton Terminal.

Brampton Transit operates buses on a shorter detour routing before noon Saturday, June 11 during CeleBRAMPTON.

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

501 Züm Queen

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in previous years.)

From 2 until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Downtown Brampton Terminal, then detour:

northward along George Street;
westward along Railway Street;
northward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Rosedale Avenue;
northward along Main Street North;
eastward along Vodden Street East;
southward along Centre Street South to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses serve all stops.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Centre Street, then detour:

northward along Centre North,
westward along Vodden Street East;
southward along Main Street North;
westward along Rosedale Avenue West;
southward along Mill Street North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along George North.

Westbound buses serve all stops.

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

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in previous years.)

From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bovaird Drive East and McLaughlin Road North, then detour:

southward along McLaughlin North;
eastward along Queen Street West;
northward along George Street North;
entering the Downtown Brampton Terminal; and then
westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along George North;
westward along Queen West;
southward along McMurchy Avenue South; and then
eastward along Charolais Boulevard to Main Street South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bovaird Drive West east of McLaughlin Road North and Royal Orchard Drive and at Gillingham Drive,
  • on Main Street North south of Bovaird Drive West, at Gillingham Drive, across from Brickyard Way, south of Williams Parkway West, at Archibald and English Streets, south of Vodden Street West, at Rosedale Avenue West and Church Street West,
  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West, at Harold Street, across from Nanwood Drive, at Elgin Drive, across from Peel Village Parkway and at Charolais Boulevard.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South north of Peel Village Parkway, across from Elgin Drive at Nanwood Drive and at Clarence Street,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South,
  • on Main Street North at Church Street East, Sproule Drive, Vodden Street West, across from English Street, at Leyham Drive, north of Williams Parkway East, at Brickyard Way and Quarry Edge Drive,
  • on Bovaird Drive West west of Hurontario Street, Gillingham and Van Kirk Drives and at McLaughlin Road North.

GO is also detouring buses operating along this route around the Georgetown Farmers Market Saturday, June 11.

36 Brampton / North York express

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, all buses start and end their trips at Bramalea GO Station.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Nelson Street West at Main Street North,
  • on Queen Street East east of Carnegie Lane and James Street, at Centre Street South and Truman Street.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East west of Kennedy Road North, at Centre Street North, west of Scott Street and at Theatre Lane.

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Burlington


Sound of Music Festival

The week-long festival kicks off Friday, June 10. Burlington Transit is adding extra service service for the kick-off event. It will detour service and add extra service next weekend, from Thursday, June 16 to Sunday, June 19.

Festival Shuttle

From noon until midnight Saturday, June 11, Burlington Transit operates non-stop shuttle service between Burlington GO Station and Downtown Burlington Terminal.

By parking at the station for free and riding on the shuttle to the festival you can help reduce to environmental effects of driving to the events, and, by contributing $3, you can offset the cost of the service. Buses do not have a schedule, but shuttle continuously between the two terminals. Each bus leaves as soon as it is full.

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Cambridge


Portugal Day Parade (Cambridge)

The City of Cambridge is closing

  • Grand Avenue between South Square and Salisbury Street

to accommodate the annual parade Saturday.

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

57 Blair Rd

All day Saturday, June 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Andrews Street and George Street South, then detour:

northward along George South; and then
eastward along Salisbury Avenue to Grand Avenue South,
resuming their regular route northward along Grand South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Grand Avenue South at South Square.

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

  • on South Square at Grand Avenue South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Don Mills


Nicola’s Tri for Kids

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Duncan Mill Road between Valleybrook Drive and Lesmill Road and
  • Lesmill Road between Duncan Mill Road and Valleybrook Drive

Sunday morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the event, which supports the Sick Kids Foundation and research into marrow failure and myelodysplasia at the Hospital for Sick Children.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

122 Graydon Hall

From about 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Graydon Hall Drive and Don Mills Road, then detour

southward along Don Mills Road; and then
westward along York Mills Road to Lesmill Road,
resuming their regular route westward along York Mills.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duncan Mill Road west of Don Mills Road, beside #240 Duncan Mill, across from Valleybrook Drive, beside #160 Duncan Mill and at Lesmill Road and
  • on Lesmill Road beside #100 Lesmill, across from Valleybrook Drive, beside #24 Lesmill and at York Mills Road.

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

  • on Don Mills Road south of Duncan Mill Road and Moatfield Drive and at York Mills Road and
  • on York Mills Road beside #900 York Mills.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lesmill Road north of York Mills Road, beside #23 Lesmill, north of Valleybrook Drive, beside #75 Lesmill, at Duncan Mill Road and
  • on Duncan Mill Road beside #101 Duncan Mill, at Valleybrook Drive, beside #255 Duncan Mill and at Don Mills Road.

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

  • on York Mills Road at Upjohn Road and
  • on Don Mills Road across from Moatfield Drive and at Graydon Hall Drive.

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Etobicoke


Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Kipling Avenue, northbound lanes, between Birmingham Street and Evans Avenue,
  • The West Mall, northbound lanes, between Evans Avenue and The Queensway and

other streets in the Etobicoke are to accommodate the early stages of the ride Saturday morning.

The event affects TTC services along several routes.

15 Evans

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied in 2015 about this event.)

From 6 until 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, eastbound buses start their trips in the Sherway Gardens terminal, but on the north side of Sherway Gardens Road, instead of the south side. They proceed:

northwestward along Sherway Gardens Road;
westward along Sherway Drive;
southward along The West Mall; and then
eastward along Evans Avenue to Sherway Gate,
resuming their regular route eastward along Evans.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the north side of Sherway Gardens Road at Sherway Gardens terminal and
  • on Sherway Gate (southbound) south of Sherway Gardens Road.

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

  • on Sherway Gardens Road on the north side of Sherway Gardens terminal.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Evans Avenue and Sherway Gate, then detour:

northward along Sherway Gate; and then
northwestward along Sherway Gardens Road to the north side of Sherway Gardens Terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on The West Mall at Sherway Drive and
  • on the south side of Sherway Gardens Drive at Sherway Gardens terminal.

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

  • on Sherway Gate (northbound) south of Sherway Gardens Road and
  • on the north side of Sherway Gardens Road at Sherway Gardens terminal.

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44 Kipling South

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied in 2015 about this event.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 until 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Kipling Avenue and Birmingham Street, then detour:

eastward along Birmingham;
northward along Islington Avenue; and then
westward along The Queensway to Kipling,
resuming their regular route northward along Kipling.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kipling Avenue at New Toronto Street, Horner Avenue, across from Torlake Crescent [south and north] and at Evans Avenue and The Queensway.

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

  • on Islington Avenue north of Birmingham Street, at New Toronto Street, north of Judson Street, across from #730 Islington, beside #791 Islington and at Evans Avenue and
  • on The Queensway across from St. Lawrence Avenue and at Brawley, Culnan and Kipling Avenues.
80 Queensway

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied in 2015 about this event.)

From 6 until 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, eastbound buses start their trips in the Sherway Gardens terminal, but on the south side of Sherway Gardens Road, instead of the north side. They proceed:

northeastward along Sherway Gardens Road to The Queensway,
resuming their regular route eastward along The Queensway.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the north side of Sherway Gardens Road at Sherway Gardens terminal,
  • on The West Mall north of Sherway Drive and at The Queensway and
  • on The Queensway east of the north entrance into Sherway Gardens and North Queen Street.

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

  • on the south side of Sherway Gardens Road at Sherway Gardens terminal.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to The West Mall and Sherway Drive, then detour:

eastward along Sherway; and then
southeastward along Sherway Gardens Road to the south side of Sherway Gardens terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on The West Mall at Sherway Drive,
  • on Sherway Gate (northbound) south of Sherway Gardens Road and
  • on the north side of Sherway Gardens Road at Sherway Gardens terminal.

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

  • on the south side of Sherway Gardens Road at Sherway Gardens terminal.

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123B Shorncliffe via Sherway and East Mall

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied in 2015 about this event.)

From 6 until 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, south- and northbound buses operate along their regular route to Evans Avenue and Sherway Gate, then detour:

northward along Sherway Gate;
northeastward along Sherway Gardens Road;
westward along The Queensway; and then
southward along The West Mall to Sherway Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Sherway.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Evans Avenue west of Sherway Gate and
  • on The West Mall at Sherway Drive.

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

  • on Sherway Gate [northbound] south of Sherway Gardens Road,
  • on The Queensway at North Queen Street and beside #1800 Queensway and
  • on The West Mall south of The Queensway and beside Trillium Health Centre.
123C Shorncliffe via Sherway and North Queen

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied in 2015 about this event.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 until 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Evans Avenue and Sherway Gate, then detour:

northward along Sherway Gate;
northeastward along Sherway Gardens Road; and then
westward along The Queensway to North Queen Street,
resuming their regular route northward along North Queen.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Evans Avenue west of Sherway Gate and
  • on The West Mall at Sherway Drive.

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

  • on Sherway Gate [northbound] south of Sherway Gardens Road and
  • on The Queensway at North Queen Street.

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Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 15, 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, June 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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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 29, the City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

during the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, June 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

Starting May 14

The Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between James and Martin Streets

Saturday mornings until October 8 (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, June 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, June 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 reverse the eastbound detour routing.

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Mississauga


**Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament

The City of Mississauga is closing:

  • Rose Cherry Place east of Coopers Avenue and north of Matheson Boulevard East beside the Hershey Centre

Friday afternoon and evening, all day Saturday and Sunday morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the event.

MiWay is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

39 Britannia

From noon Friday, June 10 until 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Kennedy Road at Brunel Road, then detour:

along their regular route westward along Brunel.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Coopers Avenue east of Kennedy Road and at Rose Cherry Place,
  • on Rose Cherry Place beside the Hershey Centre and at Matheson Boulevard East,
  • on Matheson Boulevard East at Kennedy Road and
  • on Kennedy Road north of Matheson Boulevard East and across from Watline Avenue.

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


North York

See Don Mills.


Scarborough


Family Fun Fit / East End Kids of Steel Triathlon

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Kingston Road, westbound lanes, between Danforth Avenue and Birchmount Road

Saturday morning to accommodate the bike race portion of the triathlon.

The TTC is detouring bus service during the event.

12B Kingston Road via Brimley

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2015.)

From 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, westbound buses serving the 12B branch operate along their regular route to Kingston Road and Danforth Avenues, then detour:

westward along Danforth; and then
southward along Birchmount Road to Kingston;
resuming their regular route westward along Kingston.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kingston Road across from Glen Everest Drive and #1839 Kingston and at Birchmount Road.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route. All buses serving the 12A branch also operate along their regular route.

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Toronto

See also Don Mills, Etobicoke and Scarborough.


Toronto events include: Dundas West Fest (June 11); the Portugal Day Parade (June 12); and the Toronto Challenge (June 12).


Dundas West Fest

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Dundas Street West between Lansdowne Avenue and Roxton Road

to accommodate the Dundas West and Little Portugal Business Improvement Area’s annual event.

The TTC is detouring service to accommodate the event.

505 Dundas

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2015.)

From 8 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., Saturday, June 11, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College Street; and then
southward along Ossington Avenue to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

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

  • on College Street at Lansdowne and Brock Avenues, Dufferin Street, Rusholme and Dovercourt Roads and Ossington Avenue.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

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

  • on College Street at Dovercourt Road, Havelock and Dufferin Streets and Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

The Portugal Day Parade also affects service along this route Sunday, June 12.

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Portugal Day Parade (Toronto)

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Dundas Street West between Lansdowne Avenue and Gore Vale Avenue and
  • Lansdowne Avenue between Bloor Street West and College Street

Sunday morning and early afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

The event affects TTC service.

506 Carlton

From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays as the parade passes along Lansdowne Avenue at College Street. Toronto Police Service officers will allow streetcars through gaps in the parade.

The Toronto Challenge may also affect service along this route Sunday, June 12.

29 Dufferin

From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays as the parade passes along Dundas Street West at Dufferin Street. Toronto Police Service officers will allow buses through gaps in the parade.

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505 Dundas

From about 8 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College; and then
southward along Ossington Avenue to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

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

  • on College Street at Lansdowne and Brock Avenues, Dufferin Street, Rusholme and Dovercourt Roads and Ossington Avenue.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

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

  • on College Street at Dovercourt Road, Havelock and Dufferin Streets and Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

After about 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays as the parade passes along Lansdowne Avenue at College Street. Toronto Police Service officers will allow streetcars through gaps in the parade.

After the parade blocks Dundas Street West and Ossington Avenue, eastbound operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College; and then
southward along Bathurst Street to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue, Shaw Street, across from Grace Street, at Gore Vale and Euclid Avenues and at Bathurst Street.

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

  • on College Street at Lansdowne and Brock Avenues, Dufferin Street, Rusholme and Dovercourt Roads, Ossington Avenue, Crawford, Grace and Clinton Streets, Euclid Avenue and Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street across from Nassau Street and at Dundas Street West.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Euclid Avenue, Grace and Crawford Streets, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

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

  • on Bathurst Street at Nassau and College Streets and
  • on College Street at Euclid Avenue, Clinton, Grace and Crawford Streets, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt Road, Havelock and Dufferin Streets and Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

Dundas West Fest also affects service along this route Saturday, June 11. The Toronto Challenge may also affect service along this route Sunday, June 12.

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47 Lansdowne

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Avenue and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor Street West; and then
southeastward along Dundas Street West to Lansdowne,
resuming their regular route southward along Lansdowne.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lansdowne Avenue beside #422 Lansdowne, at Whytock Avenue, College Street and Dundas Street West.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Avenue and Dundas Street West, then detour:

northwestward along Dundas;
northward along Sterling Road;
eastward along Bloor Street West to Lansdowne,
resuming their regular route northward along Lansdowne.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lansdowne Avenue at College Street, across from Whytock Avenue, beside #533 Lansdowne and at Bloor Street West.
63 Ossington

From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays as the parade passes along Dundas Street West at Ossington Avenue. Toronto Police Service officers will allow buses through gaps in the parade.

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Shoppers Run for Women

The City of Toronto is closing various roads and traffic lanes in this area:

  • Spadina Avenue in the west;
  • Bloor Street West in the north;
  • Bay Street in the east; and
  • College Street in the south

Sunday morning to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

5 Avenue Rd

From 7 until 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park across from Charles Street West (beside Museum Station),
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West at Hoskin Avenue and beside Hart House and the University of Toronto Library and
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in St George Station bus terminal.

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

southward along Bedford Road; and then
eastward along Bloor Street West to Queen’s Park / Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue Road.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street and at Wellesley Street West and St. Joseph Street and
  • on Queen’s Park north of Charles Street West (beside Museum Station).

Instead, northbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • in St George Station bus terminal.

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 12.

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94 Wellesley

From 7 until 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Spadina;
eastward along Bloor Street West; and then
southward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harbord Street at St. George Street,
  • on Hoskin Avenue beside Wycliffe College and
  • on Wellesley Street West beside the Ontario Legislature, east of Queen’s Park Crescent East and at Bay Street.

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

  • on Bloor Street West at St. George Street, across from Bedford Road and at Queen’s Park and Bay Street and
  • on Bay Street south of Charles Street West and at St. Joseph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

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 and
  • on Harbord Street at Spadina Avenue.

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

  • on Bay Street at St. Joseph Street and north of Charles Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Avenue and Bedford Roads and St. George Streets.

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 12.

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Toronto Challenge

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Wellington Street West, full road, between John Street and University Avenue,
  • University Avenue, northbound lanes, between Wellington Street West and College Street,
  • Queen’s Park and Queen’s Park Crescent East, northbound lanes, between College Street and Wellesley Street West,
  • Wellesley Street West, single eastbound curb lane, between Queen’s Park Crescent East and Bay Street,
  • Bay Street, single southbound curb lane, between Wellesley and Wellington Streets West and
  • Wellington Street West, single westbound curb lane, between Bay Street and University Avenue

Sunday morning to accommodate the annual walk and run to support the City’s Long-Term Care Homes and Services Division.

The event may affect TTC services.

5 Avenue Rd

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays, as the participants pass along Queen’s Park Crescents East and West south of Wellesley Street West.

6 Bay

From about 1:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays southbound, as the participants pass along Bay Street between Wellesley and Wellington Streets West.

506 Carlton

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays as the participants pass along University Avenue / Queen’s Park and Bay Street at College Street.

The Portugal Day Parade also affects service along this route Sunday, June 12.

505 Dundas

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays, as the participants pass along University and Bay Street at Dundas Street West.

Dundas West Fest also affects service along this route Saturday, June 11. The Portugal Day Parade also affects service along this route Sunday, June 12.

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504 King

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, expect delays, as the participants pass along University and Bay Street at King Street West.

501 Queen

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12*, expect delays, as the participants pass along University and Bay Street at Queen Street West.

94 Wellesley

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

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord and St. George Streets, then detour:

southward along St. George;
eastward along College Street; and then
northward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harbord Street beside Wycliffe College and
  • on Wellesley Street West beside the Ontario Legislature building, east of Queen’s Park Crescent East and at Bay Street.

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

  • on College Street at McCaul Street, University Avenue and Elizabeth and Bay Streets and
  • on Bay Street at Grosvenor Street and Wellesley Street West.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

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 at Grosvenor and College Streets,
  • on College Street at Elizabeth Street, University Avenue, across from McCaul Street and at St. George Street.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.