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Weekend events affect transit services,
July 14, 15, 16, 17, 18



Cars take centre stage at two events this weekend: vintage and classic car shows in Brampton and Milton — and the Honda Indy in Toronto.

These and other special events all affect transit services in Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, the Malvern area of Toronto, Markham, Oakville and the Rexdale and central areas of Toronto this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 25 Edenbrook, 56 Springbrook, 502 Züm Main.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 33 Guelph / Georgetown / North York.

Grand River Transit203 iXpress.

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

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Night It Up!Shuttle buses.

Oakville Transit2 Lakeshore, 14 Lakeshore West, 17 Kerr, Midnight Madness shuttle.

Toronto Transit Commission6 Bay, 29 Dufferin, 37 Islington, 39 Finch East, 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay, 94 Wellesley, 121 Fort York - Esplanade, 132 Milner, 133 Neilson, 310 Bathurst overnight, 329 Dufferin overnight, 363 Ossington overnight, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 509 Harbourfront, 510 Spadina, 511 Bathurst, 514 Cherry.

York Region Transit40 Unionville local, 302 Unionville express.

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The Thursday, July 14 events affecting transit services are: the Classic Cars Celebration; and the Honda Indy.

The Friday, July 15 events affecting transit services are: the Classic Cars Celebration; “Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night”; the Hespeler Village Farmers Market; the Honda Indy; Midnight Madness; and Night It Up!.

The Saturday, July 16 events affecting transit are: Art on the Street; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Caribbean Carnival Junior Carnival Parade; the Classic Cars Celebration; the Festival of India Parade; the Festival of South Asia; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Honda Indy; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; and Night It Up!.

The Sunday, July 17 events affecting transit are: the Festival of South Asia; the Honda Indy; and Night It Up!.

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Brampton


Brampton events are: Brampton Farmer’s Market (July 16); and the Classic Cars Celebration (July 14, 15, 16).


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 8, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

to accommodate the city’s weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring service during the market.


2 Main

From 5:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

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

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

Buses operating along the route also detour after noon Saturday, July 15 during the Classic Cars Celebration.

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56 Springbrook

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, southbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing here. (.pdf) The Classic Cars Celebration also affects service along the route after noon Saturday, July 15.

24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

The Classic Cars Celebration also affects service along the route after noon Saturday, July 15.

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502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Theatre Lane.

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

Buses operating along the route also detour after noon Saturday, July 15 during the Classic Cars Celebration.

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Classic Cars Celebration

The City of Brampton and the Downtown Brampton Business Improvement Association are hosting this series of classic-car events, taking place in Gage Park and along Wellington Street West this Thursday and Friday evening. The classic cars parade from Brampton GO Station Saturday afternoon, before posing on display along Main and Queen Streets at the Four Corners in Downtown Brampton.

Thursday evening, the City is closing

  • Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South.

Friday evening, the City is closing

  • George Street South between Queen and Wellington Streets West.

Saturday afternoon and evening, it’s closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Wellington Street and,
  • Queen Streets West and East between George Street and Chapel Street / Theatre Lane.

Brampton Transit and GO Transit are detouring bus services during the events.

Brampton Transit
25 Edenbrook

After 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Queen Street West, then detour:

eastward along Queen West and East; and then
northwestward along Theatre Lane to Main Street North,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Northbound buses start their trips on Theatre Lane east of Main Street North, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Main East.

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

2 Main

From noon until 3 p.m., Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West,
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West, 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 a temporary stop

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South across from Elgin Drive, north of Nanwood Drive, south of Etobicoke Drive, at Clarence Street, north of Guest Street, at Woodbrook Drive, north of Glen Eagle Crescent and at John Street
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East and at Theatre Lane.

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

  • on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing from noon until 3 p.m. here. (.pdf)

From 3 until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West.

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

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at John Street
  • 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 Wellington Street West at George Street South and
  • on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing from 3 until 6 p.m. here. (.pdf)

Buses operating along the route also detour from 6 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 16 during the Brampton Farmers Market.

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56 Springdale

After 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15 and from noon until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, expect delays.

Buses operating along the route detour from 6 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 20 during the Brampton Farmers Market.

24 Van Kirk

After 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15 and from noon until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, expect delays.

Buses operating along the route detour from 6 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 20 during the Brampton Farmers Market.

502 Züm Main

From noon until 3 p.m., Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson, passing, but not stopping in the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal;
southward along George Street North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South; and then
eastward along Elgin Drive to Main Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main South.

Southbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Nanwood

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Nanwood, Wellington and Theatre Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing from noon until 3 p.m. here. (.pdf)

From 3 until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Theatre Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing from 3 until 6 p.m. here. (.pdf)

Buses operating along the route also detour from 6 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 16 during the Brampton Farmers Market.

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GO Transit
33 / 33A / 33C / 33E Guelph / Georgetown / North York
31 / 31A / 31E / 31F / 31J / 31N Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

From 6 until 11 p.m. Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Downtown Brampton Terminal, then detour:

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

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.
31A / 31F Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

From noon until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Brampton Terminal, then proceed:

westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along George Street North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along McLaughlin Road South; and then
eastward along Elgin Drive to Main Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West, at Harold Street and Elgin Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South north of Nanwood Drive, at Clarence Street and Woodbrook Drive and
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

Buses operating along the 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto route also detour Saturday, July 16 during the Georgetown Farmers’ Market.

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Cambridge

See Hespeler.


Etobicoke

See Rexdale.


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, July 16, 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.

Buses operating along this route also detour during the Classic Cars Celebration Thursday, July 14, Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16.

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Guelph


Art on the Street

The City of Guelph is closing:

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

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

Guelph Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

10 Imperial

Until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

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

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

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

Until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

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

Outbound buses operate along their regular routes.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hespeler


Hespeler Village Market

The City of Cambridge is closing

  • Queen Street East between Guelph Avenue / Adam Street and Tannery Street East,

Friday afternoons and evenings until October 7 to accommodate the market.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

203 iXpress

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, July 15, outbound buses operate along their regular route to Adam and Tannery Streets, then detour:

northward along Adam to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Guelph Avenue.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Tannery Street East at Queen Street East.

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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 while the street is closed.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 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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Malvern


Caribbean Carnival - Junior Carnival Parade

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • McLevin Avenue between the Malvern Community Centre and Neilson Road and
  • Neilson Road between McLevin Avenue and Neilson Park Drive

Saturday morning and afternoon as event organizers set up, stage and dismantle the parade.

The TTC is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

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39 Finch East

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, westbound buses start their trips on Baldoon Road at Finch Avenue East, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Finch East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Finch Avenue East at Neilson Road,
  • on Neilson Road south of Finch Avenue East and at Crow Trail,
  • on Crow Trail at McGuinty Place and Baldoon Road.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Finch Avenue East and Tapscott Road, then detour:

southward along Tapscott;
eastward along Crow Trail; and then
northward along Baldoon Road to Finch Avenue East, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Finch Avenue East at Baldoon and Neilson Roads and
  • on Neilson Road south of Finch Avenue East.

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

  • on Tapscott Road at Melfort Road [north], beside #430 Tapscott and across from Crow Trail,
  • on Crow Trail at Horsely Hill Drive, Bradstone Square and across from Lauradeen Crescent [east],
  • on Baldoon Road at Finch Avenue East and
  • on Finch Avenue East at Neilson Road.

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132 Milner

From about 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 18, westbound buses start their trips at McLevin and Morningside Avenues, then proceed:

northward along Morningside; and then
westward along Sewells Road to Hupfield Trail, resuming their regular route westward along Sewells.

Westbound buses serve all regular stops.

They also drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Morningside Avenue north of Casebridge Court, beside #1415 Morningside and at Morningview Trail.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Sewells Road and McLevin Avenue, then detour:

eastward along McLevin to Morningside Avenue,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McLevin Avenue west of Sewells Road, at Pennyhill Drive and Hupfield Trail and
  • on Hupfield Trail across from Horseshoe Crescent [north], Lady Bower Crescent [south] and Overlord Crescent [east].

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

  • on McLevin Avenue across from Empringham Drive and at John Tabor Trail.

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133 Neilson

From about 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Finch Avenue East and Neilson Road, then detour:

westward along Finch East;
southward along Tapscott Road; and then
eastward along McLevin Avenue to Neilson,
resuming their regular route southward along Neilson.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Neilson Road south of Finch Avenue East, at Crow Trail and McLevin Avenue.

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

  • on Finch Avenue East west of Neilson Road and Finchdene Square,
  • on Tapscott Road south of Melfort Drive [north], beside #430 Tapscott, across from Crow Trail and at McLevin Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Neilson Road at McLevin Avenue, across from Crow Trail and at Neilson Park Drive and Finch Avenue East.

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

  • on Tapscott Road at Crow Trail, across from #430 Tapscott, north of Lighthall Crescent and at Finch Avenue East and
  • on Finch Avenue East at Baldoon and Neilson Roads.

Northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary

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Markham


Night It Up!

The City of Markham is closing

  • Town Centre Boulevard between Apple Creek and Cox Boulevards

Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday.

to accommodate the three-day outdoor night market at the Markham Civic Centre, supporting Raising the Roof a local charity working on long-term solutions to homelessness.

Event organizers provide free shuttle buses between the Markham Civic Centre and Metro Square mall near Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue West.

York Region Transit is also detouring buses during the event.

Night It Up! shuttle buses

Southbound buses pick up passengers a Town Centre and Cox Boulevards, then proceed:

westward along Cox;
southward along Rodick Road;
eastward along Clegg Road;
southward along Warden Avenue;
westward along Steeles Avenue West; and then
northward along Ferrier Street to Metro Square,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses pick up passengers at Metro Square, then proceed:

northward along Ferrier Street;
east- and southward along Acadia Drive;
eastward along Steeles Avenue East;
westward along Clegg Road; and then
northward along South Town Centre and Town Centre Boulevards to Cox Boulevard,
ending their trips.

Buses operate every 30 minutes from 6 p.m. Friday, July 15 until 1 a.m. Saturday, July 16, from 3 p.m. Saturday until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 17 and from 2 until 8 p.m. Sunday.

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York Region Transit
302 Unionville express

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Town Centre Boulevard / South Town Centre Boulevard, then detour:

eastward along Highway 7;
northward along Warden Avenue; and then
westward along Apple Creek Boulevard to Town Centre Boulevard / Hollingham Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Apple Creek.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Cox Boulevard, across from Wallis Way and at Apple Creek Boulevard and
  • on Apple Creek Boulevard west of Hollingham Road and at Corby and Rodick Roads.

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

  • on Warden Avenue north of Highway 7 and
  • on Apple Creek Boulevard at Hollingham Road.
40 Unionville local

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 15 and after 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Town Centre Boulevard / South Town Centre Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Highway 7;
northward along Rodick Road; and then
eastward along Apple Creek Boulevard to Hollingham Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Hollingham.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Cox Boulevard, across from Wallis Way and at Apple Creek Boulevard.

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

  • on Highway 7 at Rodick Road and
  • on Apple Creek Boulevard across from Corby Road and at Whitehall Road and Town Centre Boulevard.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Apple Creek Boulevard and Rodick Road, then detour:

southward along Rodick; and then
eastward along Highway 7 to South Town Centre Boulevard / Town Centre Boulevard ,
resuming their regular route eastward along Highway 7.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Apple Creek Boulevard across from Corby Road and at Whitehall Drive and Town Centre Boulevard and
  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Wallis Way and north of Highway 7.

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

  • on Highway 7 at South Town Centre Boulevard.

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Milton


Milton events affecting transit this weekend are: “Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night” (July 15); and Milton Farmers Market (July 16).


“Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night”

The Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between Brown Street and Millside Drive / Fulton Street and
  • Martin Street between Carriage Square and Main Street East

Friday evening so that the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area can host its annual classic car show.

Milton Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

2 Main

(Milton Transit has confirmed that the buses are detouring but has not provided information about the detour routing. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about previous events that closed Main Street East.)

After 4 p.m. Friday, July 15, eastbound buses operate along Main Street East and Bronte Street, then detour:

northward along Bronte North;
eastward along Mill Street;
northward along Martin Street; and then
east- and southward along Millside Drive to Main Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street East across from Elizabeth Street, at Brown Street and east of James Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

Buses operating along the route are also detouring during the Milton Farmers Market Saturday, July 16.

6 Scott

(Milton Transit has confirmed that the buses are detouring but has not provided information about the detour routing. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about previous events that closed Main Street East.)

After 4 p.m. Friday, July 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and Elizabeth Street, then detour:

northward along Elizabeth;
eastward along Mill Street;
northward along Martin Street; and then
east- and southward along Millside Drive to Main Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street East across from Elizabeth Street, at Brown Street and east of James Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street East across from James Street and at Elizabeth Street.

Buses operating along this route are also detouring during the Milton Farmers Market Saturday, July 16.

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Milton Farmers Market

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, July 16, 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.

Buses operating along the route are also detouring during the “Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night” Friday, July 15.

6 Scott

Until noon Saturday, July 16, 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.

Buses operating along the route are also detouring during the “Cruisin’ on a Hot Summer’s Night” Friday, July 15.

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Oakville


Midnight Madness

The Town of Oakville is closing:

  • Lakeshore Road East between Navy and Allan Streets,
  • Dunn Street between Robinson and Church Streets,
  • George Street between Lakeshore Road East and Church Street,
  • Reynolds Street between Robinson and Church Streets,
  • Thomas Street between Robinson and Church Streets and
  • Trafalgar Road between Robinson and Church Streets

Friday evening to accommodate the Downtown Oakville Business Improvement Area’s annual street festival.

Oakville Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed and is also operating a shuttle service between Oakville GO Station and downtown.

17 Kerr

After 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, southbound buses operate along their current detour route during construction on Rebecca and Randall Streets to Lakeshore Road East and Navy Street, then detour further:

southward along Navy;
eastward along Robinson;
northward along Allan Street;
westward along Randall Street; and then
southward along George Street to Church Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Church.

Northbound buses operate along their current detour routing to Church Street and Trafalgar Road, then detour:

eastward along Church;
southward along Allen Street;
westward along Robinson Street; and then
northward along Navy Street to Lakeshore Road East,
resuming their regular detour route westward along Lakeshore.

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2 Lakeshore

After 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road East and Navy Street, then detour:

southward along Navy;
eastward along Robinson; and then
northward along Allan Street to Lakeshore East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East across from George Street, east of Dunn Street and at Trafalgar Road and Reynolds Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East west of Reynolds Street, at Trafalgar Road and west of Dunn and George Streets.

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14 Lakeshore West

After 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, eastbound buses operate along their current detour route during construction on Rebecca and Randall Streets to Lakeshore Road East and Navy Street, then detour further:

southward along Navy;
eastward along Robinson;
northward along Allan Street;
westward along Randall Street; and then
southward along George Street to Church Street,
resuming their regular detour route eastward along Church.

Eastbound buses continue to skip their regular stops during construction

  • on Rebecca Street at Forsyth Street and
  • on Church Street east of Navy Street.

Eastbound buses also skip their regular detour-routing stop

  • on Lakeshore Road East across from George Street.

Westbound buses operate along their long-term detour route during construction on Rebecca and Randall Streets to Reynolds and Randall Streets, then detour further:

westward along Randall;
southward along George Street;
eastward along Church Street;
southward along Allen Street;
westward along Robinson Street; and then
northward along Navy Street to Lakeshore Road East,
resuming their regular detour route westward along Lakeshore.

Westbound buses continue to skip their regular stops during construction

  • on Reynolds Street and Lakeshore Road East,
  • on Lakeshore Road East at Trafalgar Road and
  • on Dunn Street at Church Street.

Westbound buses skip their regular detour-routing stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East west of Dunn and George Streets.

Instead, westbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Church Street east of Dunn Street.

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Midnight Madness shuttle

To encourage event-goers to park at Oakville GO Station, which has lots of spaces, instead of in downtown Oakville, which does not, Oakville Transit is operating free express shuttle buses between the GO Station and Downtown Oakville Terminal.

Southbound buses leave Oakville GO Station bus terminal every 5 minutes starting at 5:30 p.m., then proceed:

eastward along Cross Avenue;
southward along Trafalgar Road;
westward along Randall Street;
southward along George Street; and then
eastward along Church Street to just east of Dunn Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses leave Church Street, just east of Dunn Street every 5 minutes until 12:30 a.m., then proceed:

eastward along Church;
northward along Trafalgar Road;
westward along Cross Avenue; and then
southward into Oakville GO Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

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Rexdale


Fusion of Taste Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Islington Avenue between Wardlaw Crescent and Albion Road

Sunday to accommodate the Albion Islington Square Business Area’s annual street fair.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

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From 6 a.m. Sunday, July 17 until 1 a.m. Monday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Islington Avenue and Finch Avenue West, then detour:

westward along Finch West;
southward along Kipling Avenue; and then
southeastward along Albion Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Islington.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Islington Avenue south of Finch Avenue West, Beaumonde Heights Drive and Kingsmoor Gate and at Albion Road.

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

  • on Finch Avenue West west of Islington Avenue and the walkway to Farr Avenue,
  • on Kipling Avenue across from Penlea Avenue,
  • on Albion Road at Sanagan Road, across from Todd Brook Avenue, beside @1155 Albion Road and at Islington Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Islington Avenue at Barkwin Crescent, across from Beaumonde Heights Drive and at Finch Avenue West.

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

  • on Albion Road beside #1180 Albion, west of Beaumonde Heights Park and at Benstrow and Kipling Avenues,
  • on Kipling Avenue north of Albion Road and at Finch Avenue West and
  • on Finch Avenue at Islington Avenue.

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Scarborough

See Malvern.


Toronto

See also Rexdale and Malvern.


Toronto events affecting transit services this weekend are: the Festival of India Parade (July 16); the Festival of South Asia (July 16, 17, 18); and the Honda Indy (July 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18).


Festival of India Parade

Toronto’s Annual Festival of India launches with a spectacular parade, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, that cruises along Yonge from Asquith Avenue, north of Bloor Street, making its way down to the lake. During the parade, participants hand-pull three ornate, 3.5-metre-tall (40-foot-tall) floats amid ecstatic singing, drumming and dancing, creating a wondrous, carnival-like atmosphere.

The event affects TTC services.

6 Bay

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect detours and delays as marchers arrive at Yonge Street and Queen’s Quay.

506 Carlton

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at College and Carlton Streets. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

The TD Festival of South Asia also affects service along this route July 16, 17 and 18.

514 Cherry

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at King Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

505 Dundas

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at Dundas Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

121 Front - Esplanade

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect detours and delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at Wellington and Front Streets. Toronto Police Service officers will let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

The Honda Indy also affects service along this route July 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18.

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504 King

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at King Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect detours and delays as marchers arrive at Yonge Street and Queen’s Quay.

501 Queen

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at King Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

94 Wellesley

From about 11 a.m. until noon, Saturday, July 16, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Yonge Street at Wellesley Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

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TD Festival of South Asia

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Gerrard Street East between Coxwell and Glenside Avenues

all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual street festival.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

506 Carlton

The TTC is replacing buses with streetcars during construction on College Street.

From 10 a.m. Saturday, July 16 until 2 a.m. Sunday, July 17 and from 10 a.m. Sunday until 2 a.m. Monday, July 18, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Coxwell Avenue and Gerrard Street East / Eastwood Road, then detour:

southward along Coxwell;
westward along Dundas Street East; and then
northward along Greenwood Avenue to Gerrard East,
resuming their regular route westward along Gerrard.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gerrard Street East at Ashdale Avenue, Highfield Road and Greenwood Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

eastward along Carlton;
southward along Parliament Street;
eastward along Gerrard Street East;
southward along Greenwood Avenue;
eastward along Dundas Street East;
northward along Coxwell Avenue;
eastward along Gerrard; and then
northward along Main Street to Main Street Station,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gerrard Street East at Woodfield Road and Ashdale and Coxwell Avenues.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 16.

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Honda Indy Toronto

Exhibition Place is closing many of its streets to accommodate the event all day Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Monday morning and afternoon.

The City of Toronto is also closing:

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West, between British Columbia Drive and Strachan Avenue and
  • Strachan Avenue, between Fleet Street / Manitoba Drive and Lake Shore Boulevard West.

all day Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The event affects TTC services.

511 Bathurst

The TTC continues to replace streetcars with buses, due to a major construction project at College and Bathurst Streets. Buses detour on-street through Exhibition Place during construction in Exhibition Loop.

From Thursday, July 14 until 3 p.m. Monday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Fleet Street and Fort York Boulevard,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Fleet Street west of Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Manitoba Drive (westbound) west of Strachan Avenue,
  • on Princes’ Boulevard across from Newfoundland Road,
  • on Nunavut Road beside the Horse Palace and
  • on Manitoba Drive (eastbound) across from Exhibition Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips at Fleet Street and Fort York Boulevard, then proceed:

north- and eastward along Fort York to Bathurst,
resuming their regular route northward along Bathurst.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Manitoba Drive across from Exhibition Loop and at Strachan Avenue,
  • on Fleet Street east of Fort York Boulevard, across from Bastion Street and at Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street at Fort York Boulevard.

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

  • on Fort York Boulevard at Bastion and Bathurst Streets.

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310 Bathurst overnight

From Thursday, July 14 until Monday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Manitoba and Canada Drives, then detour:

southward along Canada Drive; and then
eastward into Princes’ Gate Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Princes’ Boulevard across from Newfoundland Road,
  • on Nunavut Road beside the Horse Palace and
  • on Manitoba Drive across from Exhibition Loop.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in Princes’ Gate Loop.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Manitoba Drive across from Exhibition Loop and at Strachan Avenue,
  • on Fleet Street east of Fort York Boulevard, across from Bastion Street and at Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street at Fort York Boulevard.

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

  • on Fort York Boulevard at Bastion and Bathurst Streets.

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145 Downtown / Humber Bay express

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about detouring this route during the Indy in 2015).

All day Wednesday, July 13, Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West and Colborne Lodge Drive, then detour:

northward along Colborne Lodge; and then
eastward along The Queensway and King Street West to Bathurst Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Bathurst.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Fleet Street at Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street at King Street West.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bathurst Street at King Street West.
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(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it provided about the detour route while crews set up the event.)

From Thursday, July 14 until 3 p.m. Monday, July 18, buses operating along all branches of the route start and end their trips in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops:

  • on Saskatchewan Road east of Dufferin Street,
  • on Manitoba Drive east of Saskatchewan Road, at Nova Scotia Avenue and across from Exhibition Loop and
  • in Princes’ Gate Loop.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Princes’ Gates Loop,
  • on Princes’ Boulevard beside the Direct Energy Centre,
  • on Nunavut Road north of Princes’ Boulevard,
  • on Manitoba Drive across from Nova Scotia Avenue and
  • on Saskatchewan Road east of Manitoba Drive and at Dufferin Street.
329 Dufferin overnight

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it provided about the detour route while crews set up the event.)

From Thursday, July 14 until Monday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Dufferin Gate Loop, then proceed:

northward along Dufferin Street;
eastward along Liberty and East Liberty Streets;
southward along Strachan Avenue;
westward along Manitoba Drive;
southward along Canada Drive; and then
eastward into Princes’ Gate Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Saskatchewan Road east of Dufferin Street,
  • on Manitoba Drive east of Saskatchewan Road, at Nova Scotia Avenue and across from Exhibition Loop.

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

  • on Dufferin Street at Liberty Street,
  • on Strachan Avenue at Manitoba Drive and
  • in Princes’ Gate Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips in Princes’ Gate Loop, then proceed:

northward along Canada Drive;
eastward along Manitoba Drive;
northward along Strachan Avenue;
westward along East Liberty and Liberty Streets;
southward along Dufferin Street;
westward along Springhurst Avenue;
southward along Fort Rouille Street; and then
westward into Dufferin Gate Loop,
resuming their regular route northward along Dufferin.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Manitoba Drive beside Exhibition Loop and across from Nova Scotia Avenue and
  • on Saskatchewan Road west of Manitoba Drive and at Dufferin Street.

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

  • in Princes’ Gate Loop,
  • on Strachan Avenue north of Fleet Street,
  • on East Liberty Street west of Pirandello Street, at Lynn Williams Street and Atlantic Avenue and
  • on Dufferin Street at Springhurst Avenue.

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From Thursday, July 14 until 3 p.m. Monday, July 18, eastbound buses start their trips on Fleet Street east of Fort York Boulevard, then proceed:

along their regular route north- and eastward along Fort York.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Princes’ Boulevard at Strachan Avenue and
  • on Fleet Street west of Fort York Boulevard.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Fort York Boulevard and Bathurst Street, then detour:

southward along Bathurst; and then
westward along Fleet Street to Fort York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Fleet.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Fort York Boulevard west of Bathurst Street, across from Gzowski Street and at Fleet Street and
  • on Princes’ Boulevard at Strachan Avenue.

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

  • on Fleet Street west of Bathurst and Bastion Streets.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 16.

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509 Harbourfront

(Unofficial) All day Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17, the TTC operates more frequent service along the route for event-goers between Union Station and Fleet Loop. It’s temporarily cancelling service on Queens Quay West and through the Bay Street tunnel for streetcars operating along the 510 Spadina route.

363 Ossington overnight

From Thursday, July 14 until Monday, July 18, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Manitoba and Canada Drives, then detour:

southward along Canada Drive; and then
eastward into Princes’ Gate Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Princes’ Boulevard across from Newfoundland Road,
  • on Nunavut Road beside the Horse Palace and
  • on Manitoba Drive across from Exhibition Loop.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in Princes’ Gate Loop.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Manitoba Drive across from Exhibition Loop and at Strachan Avenue,
  • on Fleet Street east of Fort York Boulevard, across from Bastion Street and at Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street at Fort York Boulevard.

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

  • on Fort York Boulevard at Bastion and Bathurst Streets.
510 Spadina

From 5 a.m. Saturday, July 16 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 18, all cars start and end their trips in Spadina / Queens Quay Loop. Board cars operating along the 509 Harbourfront route to travel to and from Union Station.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.