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Weekend events affect TTC services,
June 9, 10, 11



CeleBRAMPTON in downtown Brampton top the list of special events affecting transit services this weekend.

Other events take place in the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Barrie, Burlington, the Etobicoke area of Toronto, the Galt area of Cambridge; the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the central area of Hamilton, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket; and the central area of Toronto.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

Brampton TransitAll routes, 2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit1 Plains, Festival Shuttle.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto.

Grand River Transit1 Queen - River, 4 Glasgow, 7 Mainline, 57 Blair Road, 203 iXpress.

Hamilton Street Railway9 Rock Gardens, 16 Ancaster, 23 Upper Gage, 24 Upper Sherman.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

MiWay39 Britannia.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 15 Evans, 29 Dufferin, 44 Kipling South, 47 Lansdowne, 49 Bloor West, 50 Burnhamthorpe, 63 Ossington, 66 Prince Edward, 76 Royal York, 80 Queensway, 94 Wellesley, 110 Islington South, 112 West Mall, 121 Fort York - Esplanade, 122 Graydon Hall, 123 Shorncliffe, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 514 Cherry.

York Region Transit54 Bayview, 522 Markham community bus.

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The Friday, June 9 events affecting transit services are: the Hespeler Village Farmers Market; and Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament.

The Saturday, June 10 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Heritage Days; the Barrie Farmers Market; CeleBRAMPTON; Concession Streetfest; the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the King StreEATery; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Main Street Markham Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament; the Portugal Day Parade (Cambridge); the Portugal Day Parade (Toronto); the Shoppers Run for Women; and the Sound of Music Festival.

The Sunday, June 11 events are: A Day on the Bridge; the Annex Festival on Bloor; the Divas Challenge; the Main Street Car Show; Nicola’s Tri for Kids; Play On! 4X4 Street Hockey Tournament;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 10, 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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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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Barrie


Barrie Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 28, the City of Barrie is closing

  • Mulcaster Street between Worseley and Collier Streets

during the weekly market.

Barrie Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

3A Georgian Drive via Cook

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, buses operate along their regular route to Collier and Mulcaster Street, then detour:

eastward along Collier;
northward along Poyntz Street; and then
westward along Worsley Street to Mulcaster,
resuming their regular route northward along Mulcaster.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Mulcaster Street north of Collier Street.

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

  • on Collier Street east of Mulcaster Street.

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Brampton


CeleBRAMPTON

To accommodate the event, from 6 a.m. until midnight Saturday, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Queen Street.

From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., it’s closing

  • Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South.

From 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., it’s closing

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

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

Brampton Transit
All routes

Ride any Brampton Transit bus for just $1 cash Saturday, June 10. (Unfortunately, PRESTO cardholders must pay the whole fare.)

2 Main

From 6 until 8 a.m. and from 6 until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 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 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 stops

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

From 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., buses operate along a longer detour routing.

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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, Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East.

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.

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24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, June 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North across from Diplock Lane,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at John Street.

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

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502 Züm Main

From 6 until 8 a.m. and from 6 until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 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 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 southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

From 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., buses operate along a longer detour routing.

Detour_Celebrampton_Phase1.jpg

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 this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

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

(GO has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not announced exact 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 10 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 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 10.

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Burlington

Sound of Music Festival

Festival organizers host a preview of next weekend’s festival in downtown Burlington.

Burlington Transit is providing extra service.

Festival Shuttle

From 6 p.m. until midnight Saturday, June 10, Burlington Transit operates non-stop shuttle service between Burlington GO Station and Downtown Burlington Terminal.

Buses operate every 15 minutes. The fare is $3 cash. Drivers do not carry change.

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Cambridge

See Galt and Hespeler.


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 11, westbound 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:

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West, westbound lanes, between Ontario Drive and Windermere Avenue;
  • Windermere Avenue between Lake Shore Boulevard west and The Queensway;
  • The Queensway, westbound lanes, between Windermere Avenue and The West Mall;
  • The West Mall, northbound lanes, between The Queensway and Burnhamthorpe Road;
  • Burnhamthorpe Road, westbound lanes, between The West Mall to Mill Road; and

Saturday morning to accommodate the event.

The event likely affects TTC services along several routes.

49 Bloor West

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays on Bloor Street West at The West Mall.

50 Burnhamthorpe

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays in both directions on Burnhamthorpe Road at The West Mall and westbound between The West Mall and Mill Road.

15 Evans

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays on Royal York Road at The Queensway.

110 Islington South

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays on Islington Avenue at The Queensway.

44 Kipling South

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays on Kipling Avenue at The Queensway.

66 Prince Edward

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays in both directions on Park Lawn Road at The Queensway and westbound on the Queensway between Windermere Avenue and Stephen Drive.

501 Queen

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect detours or delays on Windermere Avenue and delays westbound on The Queensway between Windermere and Park Lawn Road.

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route.

80 Queensway

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays westbound on **Lake Shore Boulevard West between Parkside and Colborne Lodge Drives and on The Queensway between Windermere Avenue and The West Mall.

76 Royal York South

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays on Royal York Road at The Queensway.

123 Shorncliffe

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays in both directions on The East Mall and The West Mall at The Queensway and westbound on The Queensway between North Queen Street and The West Mall.


112 West Mall.

From 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays.

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Galt


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 10, 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 Hood Street to Grand Avenue South,
resuming their regular route northward along Grand South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on St. Andrews Street at Grand Avenue South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 14, 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 while the street is closed.

31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 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 that usually start or end their trips at Georgetown operate to and from the Georgetown GO Station, instead of Main Street South and Wesleyan Street, and do not travel through downtown Georgetown. The buses leave the GO station at the same time as usual, according to their regular schedule.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hamilton


Hamilton events affecting transit services include: Concession Streetfest (June 10); and A Day on the Bridge (June 11).


Concession Streetfest

The City of Hamilton is closing:

  • Concession Street between East 25th Street and the northern leg of Upper Wentworth Street

all day Saturday to accommodate the Concession Street Business Improvement Area’s annual event.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

23 Upper Gage
24 Upper Sherman

From 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, June 10, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Concession Street and East 26th Street, then detour:

southward along East 26th,
westward along Queensdale Avenue East; and then
northward along Upper Wentworth Street to Concession Street,
resuming their regular routes westward along Concession.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Concession Street at Hamilton and Summit Avenues, across from East 19th Street and at Belwood Avenue.

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

  • on Queensdale Avenue East at East 24th, East22nd and Upper Wentworth Streets and
  • on Upper Wentworth Street at Crockett and Concession Streets.

Outbound buses operate along their regular routes to Concession Street and Upper Wentworth Street, then detour:

southward along Upper Wentworth,
eastward along Queensdale Avenue East; and then
northward along East 25th Street to Concession,
resuming their regular routes eastward along Concession.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Concession Street at East 22nd Street and east of East 24th Street.

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

  • on Upper Wentworth Street south of Inverness Avenue East and
  • on Queensdale Avenue East at East 22nd Street and east of East 24th Street.

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A Day on the Bridge

The City of Hamilton is closing:

  • York Boulevard between Plains Road East [Burlington] and Dundurn Street North

to accommodate the event on the McQuesten High Level Bridge, supporting the Cootes to Escarpment Eco Park.

Burlington Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway are detouring buses while the street is closed.

Burlington Transit
1 Plains

(Burlington Transit has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not confirmed exact detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information BT provided during other events that have closed York Boulevard.)

After 6 a.m. Sunday, June 11, Burlington-bound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Dundurn Street North, then detour:

southward along Dundurn South;
westward along King Street West;
north- and eastward along Highway 403;
northward along Highway 6;
eastward along York Road; and then
southward along Plains Road West to York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Plains West.

Burlington-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard beside Dundurn Castle and Harvey Park and across from the Hamilton Cemetery [2 stops] and Old Guelph Road, beside the Rock Gardens and at Plains Road West.

Hamilton-bound buses operate along their regular route to Plains Road West and York Boulevard, then detour:

northward along Plains West;
westward along York Road;
southward along Highway 6;
west- and southward along Highway 403;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
northward along Dundurn Streets South and North to York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along York Boulevard.

Hamilton-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard west of Plains Road West, across from Valley Inn Road, south of Old Guelph Road and beside Hamilton Cemetery [2 stops].
Hamilton Street Railway
9 Rock Gardens

After 6 a.m. Sunday, June 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to to Plains Road West and York Boulevard, then detour:

northward along Plains West;
westward along York Road;
southward along Highway 6;
west- and southward along Highway 403;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
northward along Dundurn Streets South and North to York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along York Boulevard.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard west of Plains Road West, across from Valley Inn Road, south of Old Guelph Road, beside Hamilton Cemetery [3 stops] and at Woodbine Crescent.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Dundurn Street North, then detour:

southward along Dundurn South;
westward along King Street West;
north- and eastward along Highway 403;
northward along Highway 6;
eastward along York Road; and then
southward along Plains Road West to York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Plains West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard beside Dundurn Castle and Harvey Park and across from the Hamilton Cemetery [2 stops] and Old Guelph Road, beside the Rock Gardens and at Plains Road West.

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Hespeler


Hespeler Village Market

Friday afternoons and evenings until October 6, the City of Cambridge is closing

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

to accommodate the market.

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

203 iXpress

(Grand River Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information GRT supplied about this event in 2016.)

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 9, 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.


Kitchener


King StreEATery

The City of Kitchener is closing:

  • King Street West between Queen and Young Street,
  • Ontario Street South between Charles and Ontario Streets West

and other nearby streets Saturday to accommodate the Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Association’s food truck festival.

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

1 Queen - River

Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route.

All day, Saturday, June 11, Boardwalk-bound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Boardwalk-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.
4 Glasgow

All day Saturday, June 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

7 Mainline

All day Saturday, June 11, Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street South and Charles Street West, then detour:

eastward along Charles Streets West and East;
northward along Benton and Frederick Streets;
eastward along Duke Street East; and then
southward along Scott Street to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Fairview-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Queen Street South and
  • on King Street East at Benton Street.

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

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.

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

southward along Benton; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Frederick Street and Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

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

  • on King Street East west of Scott Street.

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, June 10, 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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Markham


Main Street Markham Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and afternoons until October 7, the City of Markham is closing:

  • Robinson Street west of Main Street North

to accommodate the market.

York Region Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

522 Markham community bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10, buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North Markham and Robinson Street, then detour:

northward along Main North;
westward along Wilson Street;
northward along Water Street to the Markham Seniors Centre;
turning around in front of the centre;
southward along Water;
eastward along Wilson; and then
southward along Main to Robinson,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Robinson Street (westbound) at Water Street and
  • on Water Street (southbound) at Robinson Street.

Milton


Milton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 7, the Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between James and Martin Streets

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 10, 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 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James;
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 stop

  • on Main Street East at Fulton Street.

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

  • on Martin Street across from Mill Street and
  • on Millside Drive east of Martin Street and at Main Street East.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Millside Drive east of Martin Street,
  • on Martin Street at Mill Street and
  • on Mill Street west of Garden Lane.

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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 9 until 8 p.m. Sunday, June 11, 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.

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Newmarket


Main Street Car Show

The Town of Newmarket is closing

  • Main Street South between Park Avenue and Water Street

Sunday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Newmarket Car Club’s annual event.

York Region Transit is likely detouring buses while the street is closed.

54 Bayview

(YRT 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 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street South and Queen Street, then detour:

eastward along Queen; and then
southward along Prospect Street to Water Street / Gorham Drive,
resuming their regular route southward along Prospect.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Botsford Street and
  • on Water Street across from Doug Duncan Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street at Doug Duncan Drive and
  • on Main Street South across from Botsford Street.

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North York

See Don Mills.


Toronto

See also Don Mills.


Toronto events include: the Annex Festival on Bloor (June 11); the Divas Half-Marathon and 5K (June 11); the Portugal Day Parade (June 10); the Shoppers Run for Women (June 10); and the Toronto Challenge (June 11).


Annex Festival on Bloor

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Bloor Street West from Bathurst Street to Spadina Road

Sunday morning and afternoon

to accommodate the Bloor - Annex Business Improvement Area and Miles Nadel Jewish Community Centre annual street festival.

The event affects TTC service.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

After 7 a.m. Sunday, June 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Bloor Street West and Bathurst Street, then detour:

southward along Bathurst;
eastward along Harbord Street; and then
northward along Spadina Avenue to Bloor West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Bloor.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Brunswick and Spadina Avenues.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Brunswick Avenue and Bathurst Street.

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Divas Half Marathon and 5K

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Cherry Street south of the Shipping Channel

and other streets in the Portlands to accommodate the event. (Organizers have recently relocated the venue due to high waters and flooding at its original venue on the Toronto islands.)

The TTC is detouring buses while the street is closed.

121 Front - Esplanade

From 6:45 a.m. until noon Sunday, June 11, westbound buses start their trips on Commissioners Street at Cherry Street, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Cherry.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Cherry Beach Loop and
  • on Cherry Street north of Unwin Avenue, across from Polson Street and at Commissioners Street.

Instead, westbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Commissioners Street at Cherry Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Cherry and Villiers Streets, then detour:

eastward along Villiers;
southward along Munition Street; and then
westward along Commissioners Street to Cherry,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cherry Street across from Villiers and Commissioners Streets, south of Polson Street and at Unwin Avenue and
  • in Cherry Beach Loop.

Instead, eastbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Commissioners Street at Cherry Street.

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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

Saturday morning and early afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

The event affects TTC service.

506 Carlton

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Lansdowne Avenue at College Street. Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars through gaps in the parade.

The Toronto Challenge may also affect service along this route Sunday, June 11.

29 Dufferin

From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Dundas Street West at Dufferin Street. Toronto Police Service officers direct buses through gaps in the parade.

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505 Dundas

From about 8 until 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 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. Saturday, June 11, 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 Spadina 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, Shaw Street, across from Grace Street, at Gore Vale and Euclid Avenues, at Bathurst Street and Denison and Spadina Avenues.

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, Bathurst and Borden Streets and Augusta and Spadina Avenues and
  • on Spadina Avenue south of College and Nassau Streets.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Denison Avenue, Bathurst Street, 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 Spadina Avenue north of Dundas Street West and Nassau Street and
  • on College Street at Major Street, across from Borden Street and at Bathurst Street, Euclid Avenue, Clinton, Grace and Crawford Streets, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt Road, Havelock and Dufferin Streets and Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

The Toronto Challenge may also affect service along this route Sunday, June 11.

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47 Lansdowne

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 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.

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

  • on Bloor Street West beside #1388 Bloor West and at Symington Avenue and
  • on Dundas Street West east of Roncesvalles Avenue and at Howard Park and Sorauren Avenues, across from Sterling Road and at Lansdowne Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Dundas Street West at Sterling Road, across from Sorauren Avenue, at Morrow Avenue, across from Roncesvalles Avenue and at Bloor Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Sterling Road.
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From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 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 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 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:

northward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue;
northward along St. George Street;
eastward along Dupont Street; and then
southeastward along Davenport Road to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue.

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 temporary stops

  • in St George Station bus terminal and
  • on St. George Street at Lowther and Bernard Avenues.

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 11.

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6 Bay

From 7 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Bloor Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street south of Charles Street West and at St. Joseph Street.

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

  • on Bloor Street West at Yonge Street and
  • on Yonge Street at Charles Street West and at Irwin Avenue.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 11.

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94 Wellesley

From 7 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina Avenue, Crescent and Avenue;
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 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 College Street at Beverley and McCaul Streets, University Avenue and Elizabeth Street and
  • on Bay Street at Grosvenor Street and Wellesley Street West.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellesley Street West and Bay Street, then detour:

northward along Bay;
westward along Bloor Street West; and then
southward along Spadina Avenue to Harbord Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Harbord.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wellesley Street West at Queen’s Park Crescent East,
  • on Hoskin Avenue beside Trinity College and at St. George Street 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 11.

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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 affects TTC services.

5 Avenue Rd

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, 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:

northward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue;
northward along St. George Street;
eastward along Dupont Street; and then
southeastward along Davenport Road to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue.

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 temporary stops

  • in St George Station bus terminal and
  • on St. George Street at Lowther and Bernard Avenues.

The Shoppers Run for Women also affects service along this route Saturday, June 10.

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6 Bay

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Wellesley Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street south of Wellesley Street West, at Grosvenor and College Streets, Gerrard Street West, Elm Street, Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square and Queen, Adelaide and King Streets West.

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

  • on Wellesley Street West at Yonge Street and
  • on Yonge Street at Grosvenor and College Streets, beside #444 Yonge, at Elm Street and Dundas Street West, across from #247 Yonge and Shuter Street and at Queen, Richmond, King and Wellington Streets West.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

The Shoppers Run for Women also affects service along this route Saturday, June 10.

506 Carlton

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 11, 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 11.

514 Cherry

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

505 Dundas

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

The Portugal Day Parade also affects service along this route Sunday, June 11.

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504 King

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

501 Queen

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

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer also affects service along this route Saturday, June 10.

94 Wellesley

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, 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 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 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 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 St. Joseph Street and Charles Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Avenue and Bedford Roads and St. George Street and
  • on College Street at Elizabeth Street, University Avenue, across from McCaul Street and at St. George Street.

The Shoppers Run for Women also affects service along this route Saturday, June 10.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.