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Weekend events affect transit services,
November 5 and 6



Special events in the Acton area of Halton Hills, Ajax, Aurora, the Bramalea area of Brampton, the Bronte area of Oakville, Hamilton, Markham Richmond Hill, the Rockwood area of Guelph - Eramosa Township and the Sutton area of Georgina affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Durham Region Transit216 Harwood North, 224 Harwood South / Salem South.

Brampton Transit1 Queen, 8 Centre, 9 Vodden, 17 Howden, 18 Dixie, 19 Fernforest, 501 Züm Queen.

GO Transit31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 36 Brampton / North York express.

Hamilton Street RailwayAll routes, 2 Barton, 4 Bayfront, 11 Parkdale, 21 Upper Kenilworth, 43 Stone Church, 56 Centennial, Tiger-Cats Express shuttles.

Oakville Transit3 Third Line, 14 Lakeshore West.

Toronto Transit Commission102D Markham Rd.

York Region TransitViva blue, Viva purple, 1 Highway 7, 50 Queensway, 56 Eagle / Gorham, 98 Yonge, 99 Yonge, 520 Newmarket community bus.

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The Saturday, November 5 events are: the Acton Remembrance Day Ceremony; a Canadian Football League game; the Markham Veterans’ Association Remembrance Day Parade; and the Rockwood Remembrance Day Parade.

The Sunday, November 6 events are: the Ajax Remembrance Day Church Parade; the Aurora Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony; the Bramalea Remembrance Day Parade; the Bronte Remembrance Day Parade; the Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope; the Newmarket Remembrance Day Parade; the Richmond Hill Remembrance Day Service and March of Remembrance; and the Sutton Remembrance Day Parade.

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Acton


Acton Remembrance Day ceremony

A ceremony takes place at the cenotaph on Mill Street between John and Elgin Streets, likely affecting GO Transit service.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO Transit has confirmed that buses are detouring, but not the exact routing. We’ve based this section of the post on information GO supplied about this event in previous years.)

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 5, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Guelph Street and Main Street North (Highway 7 and Regional Road 25), then detour:

northward along Main;
east- and southward along Wallace Street;
eastward along McDonald Boulevard;
southward along Churchill Road North to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen (Highway 7).

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Elizabeth Drive and north of Mill Street,
  • on Mill Street East at Elgin Street South and Eastern Avenue,
  • on Young Street across from Peel Street and
  • on Queen Street east of Longfield Road and at Churchill Road South.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street at Churchill Road North and across from and east of Longfield Road,
  • on Young Street at Peel Street,
  • on Mill Street East across from Follow Street and at Elgin Street North,
  • on Main Street North at St. Alban Drive and north of School Lane.

The Remembrance Day event in Rockwood also affects service along this route.


Ajax


Ajax Remembrance Day Church Parade

The Town of Ajax is closing parts of:

  • Hunt Street and
  • King’s Crescent

and the Region of Durham is closing parts of

  • Harwood Avenue South (Regional Road 44)

Sunday afternoon to accommodate Royal Canadian Legion Branch 322’s annual parade.

Durham Region Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

216 Harwood North

From about 1:15 until 3 p.m. Sunday, November 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Harwood Avenue South and Station Street, then detour:

westward along Station Street and Fairall Avenue to Dowty Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Fairall.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harwood Avenue South across from King’s Crescent [north],
  • on Hunt Street west of Harwood Avenue South and at Mills and Dowty Roads.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Hunt Street east of Monarch Avenue and at Harwood Avenue South,
  • on Harwood Avenue South at King’s Crescent [north] and Achilles Road.
224 Harwood South / Salem South

From about 1:15 until 3 p.m. Sunday, November 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Fairall Street and Dowty Road, then detour:

southward along Dowty;
eastward along Hunt Street;
southward along Monarch Avenue; and then
eastward along Bayly Street West to Harwood Avenue South,
resuming their regular route southward along Harwood South.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Station Street at Mills Road, Commercial Avenue and Harwood Avenue South and
  • on Harwood Avenue South across from Kings Crescent [north] and at Bayly Street West.

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

  • on Monarch Avenue across from Stonewood Street and
  • on Bayly Street East across from Woodchester Square and at Kitney Drive and Harwood Avenue South.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harwood Avenue South at King’s Crescent [south and north],
  • on Station Street west of Harwood Avenue South, across from Mills Road and at Dowty Road.

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

  • on Bayly Street East at Commercial Avenue, Woodchester Square and Monarch Avenue,
  • on Monarch Avenue at Stonewood Street and
  • on Hunt Street at Dowty Road.

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Aurora


Aurora Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

A ceremony takes place at the Cenotaph in Memorial Park Sunday morning. A short parade along Yonge Street precedes the ceremony.

York Region Transit is likely detouring transit services during the event but has not announced detour-routing information.

Viva blue

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

From 10 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge Street and Murray Drive / Edward Street, then detour:

eastward along Edward; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses serve all vivastations.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this vivastation:

  • Henderson.

The Remembrance Day event in Richmond Hill also affects service along this event Sunday, November 6.

98 Yonge

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

From 10 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

eastward along Edward; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular routes southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Yonge Street at Murray Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street north of Allaura Boulevard and south of Edward Street.

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Bramalea


Bramalea Remembrance Day Parade

The City of Brampton is closing:

  • Central Park Drive between Hanover Road and Queen Street East and
  • Queen Street East between Laurelcrest Street / West Drive and Central Park Drive

Sunday morning to accommodate Royal Canadian Legion Branch 609’s annual parade from Peel Region Headquarters to the cenotaph in Chinguacousy Park and then to the Legion at 1114 Queen Street East.

The event affects Brampton Transit and GO Transit services.

Brampton Transit
8 Centre

From 11:30 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, expect delays as the parade passes along Peel Centre Drive and Queen Street East.

18 Dixie

From 11:30 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, expect delays as the parade passes along Queen Street East at Dixie Road.

19 Fernforest
17 Howden
9 Vodden

From 11:30 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, expect delays as the parade passes along Central Park Drive and during the ceremony in Chinguacousy Park.

501 Züm Queen

From 11:30 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, expect delays as the parade passes along Central Park Drive and Queen Street East and during the ceremony in Chinguacousy Park.

GO Transit
36 Brampton / North York express

From 11:30 a.m. until noon Sunday, November 6, expect delays as the parade passes along Peel Centre Drive and Queen Street East.

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Brampton

See Bramalea.


Bronte


Bronte Remembrance Day Parade

The Town of Oakville is closing:

  • Lakeshore Road West between Bronte Road and Jones Street

Sunday morning to accommodate the Royal Canadian Legion’s General Chris Vokes, Bronte Branch 486 annual parade to commemorate Remembrance Day.

Oakville Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

14 Lakeshore West

From 10:15 a.m. until noon, Sunday, November 6, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road West and Mississauga Street, then detour:

northward along Mississauga;
eastward along Rebecca Street;
southward along Bronte Road;
eastward along Sovereign Street; and then
southward along Nelson Street to Lakeshore West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road West at West River Street and Bronte Road, west of Jones Street and at Nelson Street.

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

  • on Rebecca Street at Bronte Road and
  • on Bronte Road across from Hixon and Sovereign Streets.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road at Jones Street and Bronte Road, across from Bronte Harbour and at Triller Place.

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

  • on Bronte Road at Hixon and Rebecca Streets.

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3 Third Line

From 10:15 a.m. until noon, Sunday, November 6, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bronte Road and Sovereign Street, then detour:

eastward along Sovereign Street; and then
southward along Nelson Street to Lakeshore Road West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road West east of Jones Street and at Nelson Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Georgina

See Sutton.


Guelph - Eramosa township

See Rockwood.


Hamilton


Hamilton events include: a Canadian Football League game (November 5); and the Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope (November 6).


Canadian Football League game
All Hamilton Street Railway routes

You can ride any HSR bus free of fare to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Montreal Alouettes, Saturday, November 5 at 1 p.m. — if you hold a valid ticket to the game.

With the HSR’s Ticket to Ride program, you can ride free of fare to Tim Horton’s Field for as much as two hours before game time and free of fare from the stadium until the end of service.

2 Barton

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Barton Street East at Lenister Avenue North — just one block north of Tim Hortons Field.

3 Cannon

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Cannon Street East at Balsam Avenue North — just south of Tim Hortons Field.

Tiger-Cats Express shuttles

From about 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, November 5, free HSR shuttle buses also speedily transport ticket-holders from four terminals across the city to the stadium. After the game is over, they’ll shuttle you back again. You can view the schedule for Saturday’s shuttle service here.

Read Transit Toronto’s June 11 post for more details.

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Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • one westbound lane of Mud Street between Upper Centennial Parkway and the Red Hill Valley Parkway,
  • the northbound lanes of the Red Hill Valley Parkway between Mud Street and Barton Street East,
  • all lanes of Barton Street East between Nash Road North and Woodward Avenue and
  • one Burlington-bound lane of Beach Boulevard between Woodward Avenue / Van Wagner’s Beach Road and Eastport Drive,

Sunday morning to accommodate the event. Participants support several charities.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses while the marathon takes place.

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2 Barton
4 Bayfront

Buses operate along their regular routes, but expect delays Sunday, November 6 from 8:30 until 11:15 a.m., as participants proceed along Barton Street East between between Nash Road North and the Red Hill Valley Parkway. Hamilton Police Services officers direct traffic through gaps in the race. Expect delays.

56 Centennial

Buses operate along their regular route, but expect delays Sunday, November 6 from about 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., as participants cross Van Wagner’s Beach Road from the Red Hill trail to the Beach trail. Hamilton Police Services officers direct traffic through gaps in the race.

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11 Parkdale

From 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, November 6, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Winterberry Drive and Mud Street West, then detour:

eastward along Mud West;
northward along Upper Centennial Parkway and Centennial Parkway South;
westward along King Street East; and then
south- and westward along Greenhill Avenue to Mount Albion Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Mount Albion.

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From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., northbound buses operate along their regular route to Beach Boulevard and Van Wagner’s Beach Road, then further detour:

Northward along the Queen Elizabeth Way;
exit onto Eastport Drive south of the Burlington Bay James N. Allen Skyway,
eastward along Eastport to Beach,
resuming their regular route northward along Beach.

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Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Greenhill Avenue at Glen Vista Drive,
  • on Beach Boulevard at Van Wagner’s Beach Road, beside #203 and #337 Beach, across from Towers Drive, at Sierra Lane, across from Comet and Windemere Avenues, at Locarno, 4th, 3rd and Pandora Avenues and Eastport Drive.

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

  • on Upper Centennial Parkway at Green Mountain Road East,
  • on King Street East west of Centennial Parkway South and at Owen Place,
  • on Greenhill Avenue across from Monte Drive, at Tasha Court, south of Tommar Place, Summercrest Drive, St. Stephen Street, Blanche Court and Quigley Road, Putting Place, Glen Manor Street and Mount Albion Road.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

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44 Rymal

Buses operate along their regular route, but expect delays Sunday, November 6 from about 8:15 until 9:30 a.m., as participants cross Upper Centennial Parkway at Highland Road. Hamilton Police Services officers direct traffic through gaps in the race.

43 Stone Church

From about 8 until 9:15 a.m. Sunday, November 6, westbound buses start their trips on First Road West south of Highland Road West, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along First West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Highland Road West beside Saltfleet Secondary School, across from Leckie Avenue and at First Road West.

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

  • on First Road West south of Highland Road West.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Highbury Road and Slinger Avenue, then detour:

westward along Slinger; and then
northward along First Road West to Highland Road West,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Highbury Road at Highland Road West and
  • on Highland Road West beside Saltfleet Secondary School.

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21 Upper Kenilworth

Buses operate along their regular route, but expect delays Sunday, November 6 from about 8:15 until 9:30 a.m., as participants cross Stone Church Road East at Upper Red Hill Valley Parkway. Hamilton Police Services officers direct traffic through gaps in the race.


Markham


Markham District Veterans’ Association Remembrance Parade

A short parade in the Markham village area takes place Saturday morning. The marchers leave the Association clubhouse at 7 Washington Street at 10:45 a.m., march along Washington, Centre and Main Streets to the Cenotaph at the southeast corner of Main Street Markham and Highway 7. They then march back to the clubhouse.

The event affects TTC and York Region Transit services

Toronto Transit Commission
102D Markham Rd

From 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Saturday, November 5, expect delays on Main Streets North and South at Highway 7.

York Region Transit
1 Highway 7
Viva purple

From 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Saturday, November 5, expect delays on Highway 7 at Main Street.

The event at York University also affects service along the Viva purple route.


Newmarket


Remembrance Day Parade and Service

The Town of Newmarket is closing:

  • Eagle Street between D’Arcy and Ellen Streets,
  • Water Street between Doug Duncan Drive and D’Arcy Street,

and other streets in central Newmarket Sunday afternoon to accommodate the Royal Canadian Legion’s Branch 426 march and service.

York Region Transit is likely detouring bus service during the event, but has not announced detour-routing information.

56 Gorham - Eagle

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

From 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday, November 6, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

northward along Prospect;
westward along Queen Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street west of Doug Duncan Drive and
  • on Eagle Street East at Church Street, Ellen Street and Lorne Avenue.

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

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Eagle Street East.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eagle Street East at Ellen Street and
  • on Water Street across from Doug Duncan Drive.

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

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Queen Street.
520 Newmarket community bus

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

From 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday, November 6, buses operate along their regular route to Timothy Street and Doug Duncan Drive, then detour:

westward along Timothy Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street west of Doug Duncan Drive,
  • at Fairy Lake Gardens and
  • on Eagle Street East at Church Street, Ellen Street and Lorne Avenue.

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Oakville

See Bronte.


Richmond Hill


Richmond Hill Remembrance Day Service and March of Remembrance

The Town of Richmond Hill is closing

  • Wright Street between Hall and Yonge Streets and

The Region of York is closing

  • Yonge Street (Regional Road 1) between Wright Street and Major Mackenzie Drive

Sunday morning to accommodate the Town’s annual Remembrance Day observances.

York Region Transit is likely detouring bus services during the event, but has not announced detour-routing information.

Viva blue

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

From 10 until 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge Street and Elgin Mills Road, then detour:

eastward along Elgin Mills Road East;
southward along Newkirk Road; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive East to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip these vivastations:

  • Elgin Mills; and
  • Crosby.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this vivastation:

  • Crosby.

The Remembrance Day event in Aurora also affects service along this event Sunday, November 6.

99 Yonge

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

From 10 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday, November 6, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Crosby Streets, then detour:

eastward along Crosby;
southward along Pugsley Avenue; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive East to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street across from Crosby Avenue and at Wright Street, Centre Street, Arnold Crescent and at Major Mackenzie Drive West.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Lorne Avenue, Centre Street, Dunlop Street and Crosby Avenue.

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Rockwood


Rockwood Remembrance Parade and Ceremony

A short parade along Guelph Street takes place on Saturday morning. A ceremony at the Rockwood Cenotaph at Guelph and Main Streets follows, with another parade northward along Main Street to the fire hall.

The event likely affect GO Transit service, but GO has not announced detour-routing information.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

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

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 5, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Wellington County Road 44, then detour:

southward along County 44;
eastward along the Eramosa / Milton Town Line (Upper Baseline Road) to Highway 7,
resuming their regular route eastward along Highway 7.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Alma Street east of Inkerman Street and
  • on Main Street south of Alma Street and at Valley Road.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street beside Waterside Park and south of Alma Street and
  • on Alma Street at Inkerman Street.

The Remembrance Day event in Acton also affects service along this route.

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Sutton


Sutton Remembrance Day Parade and Service

The Sutton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is holding a Remembrance Day parade and service Sunday, starting at Dalton Road and High Street at 1:30 p.m., then proceeding along High to the cenotaph near Burke Street for a service at 2:30 p.m.

York Region Transit is detouring buses during the event.

50 Queensway

From 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 6, southbound buses start their trips on Hawkins Street north of High Street, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along High.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on High Street west of East Street.

Instead, southbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Hawkins Street at High Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to High Street and Snooks Road, then detour:

northward along Snooks;
eastward along North Street; and then
southward along Hawkins Street, ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on High Street (eastbound) at Burke Street and on High Street (westbound) west of East Street.

Instead, northbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Hawkins Street at High Street.

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