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Weekend events affect transit services, September 22, 23, 24



The Invictus Games dominates the list of events affecting transit services in the Greater Toronto, Hamilton and Golden Horseshoe area this weekend. The Games divert TTC buses and streetcars from their regular routes in the Downsview and downtown areas of Toronto.

Two major parades — Peterborough’s Pride Parade and the Niagara Wine Festival Grande Parade in St. Catharines — also affect local and regional services.

Other events take place in the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton and Newmarket.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

Brampton Transit2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit4 Central, 10 New - Maple, 20 Burloak - Lakeshore.

GO Transit16 Hamilton / Toronto express, 21 Milton / Toronto, 29 Guelph / Mississauga, 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 63 King City / Toronto, 65 Newmarket / Toronto, 71 Stouffville / Toronto, 88 Peterborough / Oshawa.

Grand River Transit8 Fairview via Weber and Courtland, 8 University via Courtland and Weber, 20 Queen - River, 203 iXpress.

Guelph TransitAll routes, 3 Westmount, 9 Waterloo, 10 Imperial, 11 Willow West, 12 General Hospital, 13 Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 20 Northwest Industrial, 50 U Stone, 57 U Ironwood, 58 U Edinburgh, 99 Mainline.

Hamilton Street RailwayAncaster Fair Downtown express shuttle, Ancaster Fair Meadowlands local shuttle.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Niagara Region Transit40 Niagara Falls - St. Catharines, 45 St. Catharines - Niagara Falls, 50 Niagara Falls - St. Catharines, 55 St. Catharines - Niagara Falls, 70 St. Catharines - Welland, 75 Welland - St. Catharines.

Peterborough Transit1 George North, 9 Nicholls Park 10 Collison, 11 Ashburnham, 40 Trent West Bank express, 42 Trent East Bank express.

St. Catharines Transit Commission401 Hospital - Port Dalhousie, 402 Ontario St, 404 Oakdale - Pen Centre, 406 Lake St - Port Dalhousie, 408 Grantham - Port Weller, 409 Geneva St, 410 Glenridge - Pen Centre, 412 Haig - Vine, 415 West St. Catharines, 416 Brock - Glenridge, 417 Bunting - Lakeshore, 418 Secord Woods.

Toronto Transit Commission6 Bay, 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay, 106 York University, 501 Queen, 502 Downtowner.

York Region Transit520 Newmarket community bus, 522 Markham community bus.

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The Friday, September 22 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Fair; the Hespeler Village Farmers Market; the Invictus Games; an Ontario Hockey League game; and the Safe Semester Project.

The Saturday, September 23 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Fair; the Barrie; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Invictus Games; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Main Street Markham Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; the Newmarket Busker Festival; the Niagara Wine Festival Grand Parade; the Peterborough Pride Parade; the Safe Semester Project.

The Sunday, September 24 events affecting transit service are: Ancaster Fair; the Appleby Line Street Festival; the Invictus Games; and the Kitchener Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial.

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Ancaster


Ancaster Fair

Again this year, the Hamilton Street Railway is operating shuttle bus service from the Meadowlands Terminal to the fairgrounds, south of Wilson Street West (City Highway 2) on Trinity Road. You have to pay regular HSR fares on the buses. It’s also operating express shuttle buses between downtown Hamilton and the fair.

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Ancaster Fair / Downtown express shuttle

Eastbound buses leave Ancaster Fairgrounds at

  • 5:45 and 6:55 p.m., then 8 p.m. and every hour until 11 p.m. Friday, September 22,
  • 11:45 a.m. and every 70 minutes until 7:55 p.m., then 9 p.m. and every hour until 11 p.m. Saturday, September 23 and
  • noon and every hour until 5 p.m. then 6:15 p.m. Sunday, September 24.

The buses start their trips at the fairgrounds north of the free parking area, just west of Gate 2, then proceed:

eastward through Gate 2;
northward along Trinity Road;
eastward along Wilson Street West;
northward along Highway 403; and then
eastward along Main Street West to MacNab Street South,
ending their trips.

Buses drop off passengers only:

  • on Main Street West at Dundurn Street South, Poulette Street and Queen and MacNab Streets South.

Westbound buses leave King Street West across from MacNab Terminal at

  • 5:10, 6:20 and 7:30 p.m., then every hour until 9:30 p.m. Friday,
  • 11:10 a.m. and every 70 minutes until 8:30 p.m., then 9:30 p.m. Saturday and
  • 11:30 a.m. and every hour until 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

The buses leave King Street West across from MacNab Terminal, then proceed:

westward along King West;
southward along Highway 403;
southwestward along Wilson Streets West; and then
southward along Trinity Road, entering the fairgrounds through Gate 3,
ending their trips on the north side of the free parking area west of Gate 2.

Westbound buses pick up passengers

  • on King Street West across from MacNab Terminal, west of Queen Street North and at Strathcona Avenue North and Dundurn Street North.

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Ancaster Fair / Meadowlands local shuttle

Eastbound buses leave the Ancaster Fairgrounds at

  • 2:05 p.m. and then every hour until 10:05 p.m., then 11 p.m. Saturday, September 23.

The buses start their trips at the fairgrounds north of the free parking area, just west of Gate 2, then proceed:

eastward through Gate 2;
northward along Trinity Road;
eastward along Wilson Street West and Garner Road West;
northward along Shaver Road;
northeastward along Wilson Streets West and East;
eastward along Rousseaux Street;
southward along McNiven Road;
eastward along Golf Links Road;
northward along Neville Drive;
west- and southward along Martindale Crescent to the Meadowlands Terminal, just north of Golf Links Road, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off passengers at stops

  • on Garner Road West east of Wilson Street West, at Rayal Farms and Shaver Road South
  • on Shaver Road South at the Hamilton Public Works Yard, Brooking Court and Wilson Street West,
  • on Wilson Street West at Hamilton Drive, Amberley Boulevard, Seminole Road, Todd Street and #54 Wilson West,
  • on Wilson Street East east of Fiddler’s Green Road South, at St. Margaret’s Road, across from Dalley Street, at Halson and Church Street, east of Academy Street and at Rousseaux Street,
  • on Rousseaux Street east of Wilson Street East, at Academy Street and McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road
  • on Golf Links Road across from Onondaga Drive, at Kitty Murray’s Lane and Meadowlands Boulevard and across from Martindale Crescent,
  • on Neville Drive at Martindale Crescent and
  • on Martindale Crescent at #122 Martindale and in the Meadowlands Terminal.

Westbound buses leave Meadowlands Terminal at

  • 1:40 p.m. and every hour until 9:40 p.m. Saturday.

The buses start their trips on Martindale Crescent, just north of Golf Links Road, then proceed:

southward along Martindale;
westward along Golf Links Road;
northward along McNiven Road;
westward along Rousseaux Street;
southwestward along Wilson Streets East and West; and then
southward along Trinity Road, entering the fairgrounds through Gate 3,
ending their trips on the north side of the free parking area west of Gate 2.

Westbound buses pick up passengers at stops

  • on Golf Links Road at Legend Court, across from Kitty Murray’s Lane, at Onondaga Drive and McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Tomahawk Crescent and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,
  • on Wilson Street East south 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 Wilson Street West west of Fiddler’s Green Road North, at #35 Wilson West, west of Dunham Drive, across from Seminole Road, at Central Drive, west of Valleyview Drive and at Meadowbrook Drive,
  • on Shaver Road South across from Liddycoat Lane and at Garner Road West,
  • on Garner Road West at Walmart and across from Rayal Farms.

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You can view a map and full schedule for the shuttle services here. (.pdf)

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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, September 23, 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.

Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 7, 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 while the street is closed.

2 Main

From 5:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 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 at Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street.

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24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 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 George North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Nelson West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • 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 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 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 this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

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Burlington


Appleby Line Street Festival

The City of Burlington is closing

  • Appleby Line, full road, between Fairview and New Streets

Sunday afternoon to accommodate the event.

Burlington Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

20 Burloak - Lakeshore

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

From about noon until 6 p.m. Sunday, September 24, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Fairview Street and Appleby Line, then detour:

westward along Fairview;
southward along Inverary Road;
east- and southward along Longmoor Drive;
west- and southward along Tipperary Avenue; and then
eastward along New Street to Appleby Line,
resuming their regular route eastward along New.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Appleby Line beside #666 Appleby, at Bennett Road, Longmoor Drive and New Street.

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

  • on Fairview Street west of Appleby Line and #4445 Fairview and across from Inverary Road,
  • on Longmoor Drive across from Bennett Road and
  • on New Street at Wilson Avenue and across from Shannon Crescent and at Appleby Line.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Appleby Line north of New Street and Pinedale Avenue, at Sheraton Road and across from #666 Appleby.

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

  • on New Street at Shannon Crescent and Tipperary Avenue,
  • on Longmoor Drive at Bennett Road and
  • on Fairview Street east of Taylor Crescent [east] and at Appleby Line.
4 Central

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

From about noon until 6 p.m. Sunday, September 24, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Longmoor Drive and Shannon Crescent, then detour:

southward along Shannon;
eastward along New Street;
northward along Timber Lane to Pinedale Avenue,
resuming their regular route eastward along Pinedale.

The buses continue along their regular route to Pinedale Avenue and Wedgewood Crescent, then further detour:

southward along Pinedale to New Street,
resuming their regular route westward along New.

The buses continue along their regular route to New Street and Appleby Line, then further detour:

westward along New;
north- and westward along Tipperary;
north- and eastward along Longmoor Drive;
northward along Inverary Road; and then
eastward along Fairview Street to Appleby Line,
resuming their regular route eastward along Fairview.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Longmoor Drive at Sparling Crescent and Appleby Line,
  • on Pinedale Avenue beside Appleby Mall and at Timber Lane, east of Wedgewood Drive, beside #5250 Pinedale and at Forestwood Crescent and New Street,
  • on New Street at Wedgewood Drive and
  • on Appleby Line north of New Street and at Sheraton Road.

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

  • on New Street (eastbound) across from Shannon Crescent and at Appleby Line,
  • on New Street (westbound) at Shannon Crescent and Tipperary Avenue,
  • on Longmoor Drive at Bennett Road and
  • on Fairview Street east of Taylor Crescent [east] and at Appleby Line.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Fairview Street and Appleby Line, then detour:

westward along Fairview; and then
southward along Inverary Road to Longmoor Drive,
resuming their regular route westward along Longmoor.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Appleby Line beside #666 Appleby and at Bennett Road and Longmoor Drive,
  • on Longmoor Drive west of Turner Drive and at Galway Drive and Bennett Road.

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

  • on Fairview Street west of Appleby Line and #4445 Fairview and across from Inverary Road.
10 New - Maple

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

From about noon until 6 p.m. Sunday, September 24, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to New Street and Tipperary Avenue, then detour:

north- and westward along Tipperary;
north- and eastward along Longmoor Drive;
northward along Inverary Road; and then
eastward along Fairview Street to Appleby Line,
resuming their regular route eastward along Fairview.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on New Street at Wilson Avenue and across from Shannon Crescent and
  • on Appleby Line north of New Street and Pinedale Avenue, at Sheraton Road and across from #666 Appleby.

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

  • on Longmoor Drive at Bennett Road and
  • on Fairview Street east of Taylor Crescent [east] and at Appleby Line.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Appleby Line beside #666 Appleby, at Bennett Road, Longmoor Drive and New Street and
  • on New Street at Shannon Crescent and Tipperary Avenue.

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

  • on Fairview Street west of Appleby Line and #4445 Fairview and across from Inverary Road and
  • on Longmoor Drive across from Bennett Road.

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Cambridge

See Hespeler.


Downsview


Invictus Games

York University is closing:

  • Ian Macdonald Boulevard between Shoreham Drive and Founders Road

from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, September 24 and from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., Monday, September 25 during a number of sporting events at the York Lions Stadium on the Keele campus.

The TTC is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

106 York University

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. Sunday, September 24 and from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Monday, September 25, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Sentinel Road and The Pond Road, then detour:

eastward along The Pond;
northward along the York University Busway; and then
westward along York Boulevard to the Harry W. Arthurs Common,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on The Pond Road across from Sentinel Road and at Arboretum Lane and
  • on Ian Macdonald Boulevard across from Northwest Gate, at Ottawa Road and across from Founders Road and The Chimneystack Road.

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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, September 23, 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 across from Cross Street and at James 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 across from James 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.

The Invictus Games and the Safe Semester Project also affect service along this route Saturday, September 23.

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Guelph


Guelph events include an Ontario Hockey Leaguegame (September 23); the Safe Semester Project (September 22, 23); and the University of Guelph Homecoming (September 24).


Ontario Hockey League action
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for just $1 Friday, September 22 to the Guelph Storm pre-season game against the Sarnia Sting at 7:30 p.m. — if you have a valid ticket to the game.

You can ride for a dollar to and from the Sleeman Centre Friday evening after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.

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Safe Semester Project

The City of Guelph is closing

  • Macdonell Street between the Macdonell parking lot and the West Parkade and
  • Wyndham Street North between Cork and Carden Streets.

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 2 to accommodate the annual program to create a safe and enjoyable environment for downtown patrons, including the influx of students who settle in Guelph each year. The program works to reduce conflicts between pedestrians and drivers getting in and out of downtown on weekends and prevent littering and “public nuisances”.

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GO Transit and Guelph Transit are detouring buses operating into and out of Guelph Central Station terminal, while the streets are closed.

GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied on previous occasions when the City closed downtown streets.)

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon and Fountain Streets, then detour:

eastward along Fountain East; and then
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North to Carden Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Carden.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Macdonell Street across from Guelph Central GO Station bus terminal, then proceed:

eastward into the terminal, stopping at a temporary platform, then proceed:

westward along Carden Street;
southward along Wyndham Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Fountain Street East to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Macdonell Street across from Carden Street.

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

  • in Guelph Central GO Station bus terminal.

The Georgetown Farmers Market and the Invictus Games also affect service along the route Saturdays, September 9, 16, 23 and 30.

29 Guelph / Mississauga

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied on previous occasions when the City closed downtown streets.)

No eastbound buses operate during the Safe Semester Project hours.

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 1, westbound operate along their regular route to Gordon and Fountain Streets, then detour:

eastward along Fountain East; and then
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North to Carden Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Carden.

Guelph Transit
12 General Hospital

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Eramosa Road and Woolwich Street, then detour:

southeastward along Woolwich;
westward along Macdonell Street; and then
south- and westward into Guelph Central Station terminal to platform 19,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North at Cork Street East).

Outbound buses start their trips at platform 22 in Guelph Central Station terminal, as usually, then operate along their regular route.

10 Imperial

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk and Gordon Streets;
eastward along Fountain Street East;
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North;
eastward along Carden Street and through Guelph Central Station terminal;
eastward along Macdonell Street; and then
south- and westward through the terminal to platform 14,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Quebec Street west of Wyndham Street North).

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

  • on Gordon Street at Nottingham Street.

Outbound buses start their trips at platform #19 in Guelph Central Station terminal, as usually, then proceed:

westward through the terminal and along Carden Street;
southward along Wyndham Streets North and South;
westward along Fountain Street West; and then
northward along Gordon and Norfolk Streets to Quebec Street / Paisley Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Paisely.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Quebec Street west of Wyndham Street North).

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

  • on Wyndham Street South at Farquhar Street,
  • on Gordon Street across from Nottingham Street and
  • on Norfolk Street at Cork Street East.

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99 Mainline

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 2, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woolwich and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southeastward along Woolwich;
westward along Macdonell Street;
southward into Guelph Central Station bus terminal, stopping at platform 7, then continuing
westward along Carden Street;
southward along Wyndham Streets North and South; and then
westward along Wellington Street East to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

+on Norfolk Street at Suffolk Street West, + on Macdonell Street (eastbound) east of Wilson Street, + on Macdonell Street (westbound) across from Wilson Street and + on Norfolk Street at Nottingham Street and Wellington Street West.

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

  • on Woolwich Street south of Baker Street and beside the Sleeman Centre,
  • on Wyndham Street South south of Farquhar Street and
  • on Wellington Street East west of Wyndham Street South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon and Wellington Streets, then detour:

eastward along Wellington Street East;
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North;
eastward along Carden Street and into Guelph Central Station bus terminal, stopping a platform 7, then continuing
eastward along Macdonell Street; and then
northward along Woolwich Street to Norfolk Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Woolwich.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street north of Wellington Street West and across from Nottingham Street,
  • on Wilson Street at Carden Street,
  • on Macdonell Street (westbound) across from Wilson Street and
  • on Norfolk Street at Cork Street East, across from Oxford Street and north of Suffolk Street East.

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

  • on Wellington Street East east of Gordon Street,
  • on Wyndham Street South at Fountain Street East,
  • on Woolwich Street at Heffernan Street, west of Cardigan Street and at Norwich Street East.

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20 Northwest Industrial

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk and Gordon Streets;
eastward along Wellington Street East;
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North; and then
eastward along Carden Street and through Guelph Central Station terminal to platform 9,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North at Cork Street East).

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

  • on Gordon Street at Nottingham Street.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

13 Victoria Road Recreation Centre

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 2, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Eramosa Road and Woolwich Street, then detour:

southeastward along Woolwich;
westward along Macdonell Street; and then
south- and westward into Guelph Central Station terminal to platform 5,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North at Cork Street East).

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

  • on Woolwich Street across from

Outbound buses start their trips at platform 5 in Guelph Central Station terminal, as usually, then proceed:

eastward along Macdonell Street; and then
northwestward along Woolwich Street to Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road,
resuming their regular route northeastward along Eramosa.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North north of Douglas Street).

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

  • on Woolwich Street at Heffernan Street.

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9 Waterloo

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Waterloo Avenue and Gordon Street, then detour:

southward along Gordon;
eastward along Fountain Street West;
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North; and then
eastward along Carden Street and through Guelph Central Station terminal to platform 18,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wilson Street at Carden Street (beside City Hall).

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

3 Westmount

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 2, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Woolwich Street and Wyndham Street North, then detour:

southeastward along Woolwich;
eastward along Macdonell Street; and then
southward into Guelph Central Station bus terminal,
ending their trips at platform 15.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North at Cork Street West).

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

  • on Woolwich Street beside the Sleeman Centre.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

11 Willow West

Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day and from Friday, September 8 until early Sunday, October 2, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk and Gordon Streets;
eastward along Fountain Street East;
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North;
eastward along Carden Street and through Guelph Central Station terminal; and
eastward along Macdonell Street to platform 20
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at St. George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North at Cork Street East).

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

  • on Gordon Street at Nottingham Street.

Outbound buses start their trips at platform #4 in Guelph Central Station terminal, as usually, then proceed:

eastward through the terminal and Macdonell Street;
northward along Woolwich Street; and then
westward along Suffolk Street East to Norfolk Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Suffolk West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in St. George’s Square (on Wyndham Street North at Douglas Street.

Instead, they off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Woolwich Street at Heffernan and Cardigan Streets.

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University of Guelph Homecoming

Guelph Transit is operating extra buses along the “university express” routes Saturday to get fans to and from the Homecoming game at Alumni Stadium.

58 U Edinburgh express

Buses leave University Centre Terminal every 20 minutes from noon until 6:40 p.m. Saturday, September 21.

57 U Ironwood express

Buses leave University Centre Terminal every 20 minutes from noon until 6:40 p.m. Saturday, September 21.

50 U Stone Road express

Buses leave University Centre Terminal every 20 minutes from 11:50 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


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.

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Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, September 22, 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


**Kitchener Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • Queen Street North between Ellen and Weber Streets,
  • Margaret Avenue between Victoria and Queen Streets North,
  • Otto Street between Queen Street North and Frederick Street and
  • College Street between Duke and King Streets West

Sunday morning and early afternoon to accommodate annual the Kitchener Fire Fighters annual parade and memorial ceremony.

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

8 Fairview via Weber and Courtland

Until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 24, buses operate along their regular route to Margaret Avenue and Victoria Street North, then detour:

southward along Victoria and Water Streets North;
eastward along Weber Streets West to Queen Street North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Weber East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Margaret Avenue east of Victoria Street North and at Queen Street North; and
  • on Queen Street North at Ahrens Street West.

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

  • on Weber Street West at Young Street and Ontario Street North and
  • on Weber Street East east of Queen Street North.
8 University via Courtland and Weber

Until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 24, buses operate along their regular route to Gaukel Street and Charles Street West, then detour:

westward along Charles West; and then
northward along Water Streets South and North and Victoria Street North to Margaret Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Margaret.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudies Lane,
  • on Weber Street East at Queen Street North,
  • on Queen Street North at Ahrens Street East,
  • on Margaret Avenue west of Queen Street North and at Victoria Street North.

Instead buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Water Street South at King and Weber Streets West and
  • on Margaret Avenue west of Victoria Street North.

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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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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Newmarket


Newmarket Busker Festival

The Town of Newmarket is closing:

  • Doug Duncan Drive; and
  • Timothy Street between Prospect Street and Main Street South

to accommodate the event.

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

520 Newmarket community bus

From noon until 5:30 p.m., buses operate along their regular route to Water Street and Doug Duncan Drive, then detour:

along their regular route westward along Water.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Timothy Street east of Doug Duncan Drive.

Peterborough


Peterborough Pride parade

The City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Street North between Brock and King Streets

Saturday afternoon to accommodate the annual festival parade.

The event affects GO Transit and Peterborough Transit services.

GO Transit
88 Peterborough / Oshawa

(GO Transit has confirmed that buses are detouring but has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in previous years during this event.)

From 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West; and then
southward along Aylmer Street North to Simcoe Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Aylmer North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North at Simcoe Street and
  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

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

  • on Aylmer Street North at Simcoe Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Charlotte Street and Aylmer Street North, then detour:

northward along Aylmer Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Water North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

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

  • on Aylmer Street North at Simcoe Street.

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Peterborough Transit
11 Ashburnham

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe and Water Streets,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown Peterborough Bus Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Simcoe Street at Water Street, then detour:

northward along Water; and then
eastward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown Peterborough Bus Terminal.
10 Collison

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street and George Street South, then detour:

westward along Lansdowne;
northward along Aylmer Streets South and North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street South across from Prince Street, north of Princess Street, at Romaine Street, north of Lake Street, at Rink Street and across from Townsend Street,
  • on George Street North at Sherbrooke Street and
  • on Water Street at King Street and north of Charlotte Street.

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

  • on Lansdowne Avenue West at Aylmer Street South,
  • on Aylmer Street South north of Prince Street, beside King Edward Park and at Lake and Townsend Streets,
  • on Aylmer Street North at Dalhousie Street and north of Sherbrooke and King Streets.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Charlotte, King, Dalhousie and Sherbrooke Streets,
  • on George Street South at Rink, Perry, Westcott and Romaine Streets,
  • on Princess Street at Maud Street and
  • on Lock Street south of Princess Street.
1 George North

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West;
southward along Reid Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Parkhill Road West, at Edinburgh, Dublin, London, McDonnel and Murray Streets and south of Brock Street and Hunter Street West.

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

  • on Reid Street at Dublin and London Streets, south of McDonnel Street and at Brock Street and
  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge and Stewart Streets.

Outbound buses start their trips at the Downtown Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe;
northward along Rubbidge Street and Reid Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Water Street north of Hunter Street West, at Brock and Murray Street, north of McDonnel and London Streets, at Dublin Street, across from Edinburgh Street and north of Antrim Street.

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

  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge Street,
  • on Rubbidge Street at Brock and Murray Streets,
  • on Reid Street at McDonnel Street, north of London Street and at Edinburgh Stree

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9 Nichols Park

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe and Water Streets,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown Peterborough Bus Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Simcoe Street at Water Street, then detour:

northward along Water; and then
eastward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown Peterborough Bus Terminal.
42 Trent East Bank express

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Parkhill Road West and George Street North, then detour:

westward along Parkhill Road West;
southward along Reid Street;
eastward along McDonnel Street;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North at Antrim Street.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McDonell Street at George Street North and
  • on Water Street at Antrim Street.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Reid Street north of Dublin Street.
40 Trent West Bank express

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to McDonnel Street and Aylmer Street North, then detour:

southward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on McDonnel Street at George Street North.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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St. Catharines


Niagara Wine Festival Grande Parade

The City of St. Catharines is closing

  • Lake Street between Carlton Street and Welland Avenue / James Street,
  • James Street between Welland Avenue / Lake Street and Church Street,
  • Church Street between James and Ontario Streets,
  • Ontario Street between Church and St. Paul Streets,
  • St. Paul Street between Ontario and Geneva Streets and
  • Geneva Street between St. Paul Street and Welland Avenue.

Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

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Note that north is at the bottom of this map.

The event affects Niagara Region Transit and St. Catharines Transit Commission service.

Niagara Region Transit
40 Niagara Falls - St. Catharines
50 Niagara Falls - St. Catharines

Until about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, September 23, buses operate along their regular route to The Parkway and Carlisle Street, then detour:

westward along The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
45 St. Catharines - Niagara Falls
55 St. Catharines - Niagara Falls
70 St. Catharines - Welland

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, buses start their trips on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way; and then
eastward along The Parkway to Carlisle Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along The Parkway.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
75 Welland - St. Catharines

Until about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, September 23, buses operate along their regular route to The Parkway and Carlisle Street, then detour:

westward along The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
St. Catharines Transit Commission
416 Brock - Glenridge

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Glenridge and Westchester Avenues, then detour:

eastward along Westchester;
northward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Westchester Avenue at St. Paul Street,
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way;
westward along The Parkway and Race Street;
southward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Westchester Avenue to Glenridge Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Glenridge.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and west of Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Trafalgar Street.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
417 Bunting - Lakeshore

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Westchester Avenue and Geneva Street, then detour


northward along Geneva; and then
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way;
westward along The Parkway to Carlisle Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along The Parkway.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
409 Geneva - Lakeshore

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Fairview Mall terminal, then detour:

westward along YMCA Drive;
southward along Lake Street;
westward along Carlton Street;
southward along Ontario Street;
westward along Fourth Avenue;
southward along Highway 407
eastward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Geneva Street at South Service Road and Atwood Street, south of Linwood Street, across from Junkin Street, south of Russell Avenue, across from Dacotah Street, south of Maple Avenue and at Welland Avenue and Church Street,
  • on Church Street at Court Street,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on YMCA Drive beside Home Depot,
  • on Lake Street south of Meadowvale Drive, at Springdale Avenue and Carlton Street,
  • on Carlton Street west of York Street and Margery and Shakespeare Avenues,
  • on Ontario Street south of Carlton Street, across from Pleasant Avenue and south of Kensington Place and at Woodruff and Fourth Avenues,
  • on Fourth Avenue west of Welland Vale Road and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
northwestward along Highway 406;
northward along Ontario Street; and then
eastward along Carlton Street to Lake Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Lake.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on St. Paul Street east of Carlisle and Court Streets and
  • on Geneva Street north of St. Paul / Queenston / Niagara Streets, Church Street, Welland Avenue and Maple Street, at Ottawa Street, north of Russell Avenue and St. Patrick Street and across from Atwood Street.

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

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre,
  • on Ontario Street north of Welland Avenue across from WoodruffAvenue and at Lowell and Pleasant Avenues and Carlton Street,
  • on Carlton Street across from Shakespeare Avenue and east of Taylor Avenue and York and Wilson Streets,
  • on Lake Street across from Erindale Drive and
  • on North Service Road east of Lake Street.
410 Glenridge - Pen Centre

Until about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Glenridge and Westchester Avenues, then detour:

eastward along Westchester;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Westchester Avenue at St. Paul Street,
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way;
westward along The Parkway and Race Street;
southward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Westchester Avenue to Glenridge Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Glenridge.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and west of Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Trafalgar Street.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
408 Grantham - Port Weller

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Welland Avenue and Tasker Street, then detour:

southward along Tasker Street;
westward along Queenston Street;
southward along Riordan Street;
westward along Gale Crescent;
southward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Welland Avenue at west of Page and Niagara Streets and at Geneva, Water and Catharine Streets,
  • on Clark Street south of Welland Avenue,
  • on Church Street west of Clark Street,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on Queenston Street west of Church Street,
  • on Riordon Street at Gale Crescent and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way;
westward along The Parkway and Race Street;
northward along Geneva Street;
eastward along Gale Crescent;
northward along Riordan Street;
eastward along Queenston Street; and then
northward along Tasker Street to Welland Avenue,
resuming their regular route eastward along Welland.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on Church Street west of Academy Street,
  • on Clark Street across from Raymond Street,
  • on Welland Avenue across from Catherine and Water Streets, east of Geneva Street and at Niagara and Page Streets.

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

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre,
  • on Gale Crescent across from Riordan Street,
  • on Riordan Street at Division Street and
  • on Queenston Street east of Riordan Street and at Calvin and Church Streets.
412 Haig - Vine

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Haig and Carlton Streets, then detour:

westward along Carlton Street;
southward along Ontario Street;
westward along Fourth Avenue;
southward along Highway 406;
eastward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and the Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlton Street across from Shakespeare Avenue and east of Taylor Avenue and York and Wilson Streets,
  • on Lake Street across from Stuart Street,
  • on Russell Avenue west of Henry and George Streets,
  • on Catharine Street south of Russell Avenue and at Beech, Albert and Louisa Streets,
  • on Clark Street south of Raymond Street and at Church Street,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on Ontario Street south of Carlton Street, across from Pleasant Avenue and south of Kensington Place and at Woodruffe and Fourth Avenues,
  • on Fourth Avenue west of Welland Vale Road and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
northwestward along Highway 406; and then
westward along Fourth Avenue;
northward along Ontario Street; and then
eastward along Carlton Street to Haig Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Haig.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on Church Street east of Academy Street,
  • on Clark Street across from Raymond Street,
  • on Catharine Street north of Welland Avenue, at Hetherington and Beech Streets and Russell Avenue,
  • on Russell Avenue at George, Henry and Lake Streets,
  • on Lake Street at Stuart Street,
  • on Carlton Street west of York Street and Margery and Shakespeare Avenues.

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

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre and
  • on Ontario Street north of Welland Avenue, across from Woodruff Avenue and at Lowell and Pleasant Avenues and Carlton Street.
401 Hospital - Port Dalhousie

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inboundbuses operate along their regular route to Fourth Avenue and Highway 406, then detour:

southeastward along Highway 406;
westward along Westchester Crescent;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Welland Avenue east of Ontario Street and at Wellington Street,
  • on James Street south of Welland Avenue / Lake Street and at Duke Street,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on Westchester Avenue at Geneva Street and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway; and then
northwestward along Highway 406 to Fourth Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fourth.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on Church Street west of Lyman Street,
  • on James Street across from Duke Street and at Lake Street / Welland Avenue,
  • on Welland Avenue across from Queen Street and at Ontario Street and
  • on Fourth Avenue at Welland Vale Road.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
406 Lake St - Port Dalhousie

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake and Carlton Streets, then detour:

westward along Carlton Street;
southward along Ontario Street;
westward along Fourth Avenue;
southward along Highway 406;
eastward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and The Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Street across from Stuart Avenue, south of Russell Street, at Dufferin Street East, south of Beech Street, at Albert and Louisa Streets and south of Elizabeth Street,
  • on James Street south of Welland Avenue / Lake Street and at Duke Street,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on Carlton Street west of York Street and Margery and Shakespeare Avenues,
  • on Ontario Street north of Welland Avenue, across from Woodruff Avenue and at Lowell and Pleasant Avenues and Carlton Street and
  • on Fourth Avenue west of Welland Vale Road and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
northwestward along Highway 406;
northward along Ontario Street; and then
eastward along Carlton Street to Lake Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Lake.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on James Street across from Duke Street and at Lake Street / Welland Avenue,
  • on Lake Street at Elizabeth and Louisa Streets, north of Albert, Beech and Dufferin Streets and at Russell and Stuart Avenues.

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

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre,
  • on Ontario Street north of Welland Avenue, across from Woodruff Avenue and at Lowell and Pleasant Avenues and Carlton Street and
  • on Carlton Street across from Shakespeare Avenue and east of Taylor Avenue and York and Wilson Streets.
404 Oakdale - Pen Centre

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inboundbuses operate along their regular route to The Parkway and Carlisle Street, then detour:

westward along the Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

Outbound buses start their trips on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way;
westward along The Parkway and Race Street;
northward along Geneva Street; and then
westward along Gale Crescent to Riordan Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Gale.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
402 Ontario St

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street and Welland / Fourth Avenues, then detour:

westward along Fourth; southeastward along Highway 406;
westward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street ant the Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ontario Street beside the former Hôtel Dieu Hospital site and at Adams Street and Norris Place,
  • on Church Street at William and James Streets,
  • on Carlisle Street north of King Street and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

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

  • on Welland Avenue at Welland Vale Road,
  • on Westchester Avenue at Geneva Street and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
northwestward along Highway 406; and then
westward along Fourth Avenue to Ontario Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Ontario.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and west of Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Midland Streets and across from Yates Street.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
418 Secord Woods

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Queenston and Church Streets, then detour:

westward along Queenston;
southward along Riordan Street;
westward along Gale Crescent;
southward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street ant the Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street west of Queenston Street and at Niagara Street,
  • on King Street west of Church Street and
  • in Downtown Terminal.

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

  • on Queenston Street west of Church Street,
  • on Riordon Street at Gale Crescent and
  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
north-, east- and southward along Ice Dogs Way;
westward along The Parkway to Carlisle Street;
resuming their regular route eastward along The Parkway.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Downtown Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.
415 West St. Catharines

From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Smart Centre Benfield, then detour:

northward along Louth Street;
eastward along Fourth Street; southeastward along Highway 406;
westward along Westchester Avenue;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along Race Street and the Parkway to the Meridian Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Louth Street at Ridley Road and St. Paul Street West,
  • on St. Paul Street West at Lloyd Street, east of Leeper Street, across from Dexter Street and at Bellevue Terrace,
  • on St. Paul Street at McGuire Street and across from Queen and James Streets and
  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Outbound buses start their trips the Parkway beside the Meridian Centre, then proceed:

westward along The Parkway;
northwestward along Highway 406;
westward along Fourth Street; and then
southward along Louth Street to Smart Centres,
resuming their regular route.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Downtown St. Catharines Terminal,
  • on King Street at Market Square and Queen Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Trafalgar Street,
  • on St. Paul Street West beside Memorial Park, west of Henrietta Street and at McDonald, Great Western, and Louth Streets and
  • on Louth Street south of Ridley Road and at Crestcombe and Benfield Drives.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on The Parkway beside the Meridian Centre.

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Toronto

See also Downsview


Invictus Games

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Bay Street south of Front Street West from 5 until 8 p.m.

Saturdays, September 23 and September 30 during the opening and closing ceremonies for the event in the Air Canada Centre.

The City is also closing:

  • Queen Street West between York and Bay Streets

from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, September 22, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, September 23, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, September 24 and from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, September 25 during wheelchair tennis competitions in Nathan Phillips Square.

The event affects GO Transit and TTC services.

GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

From 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, September 30, expect detours or delays for buses heading toward Union Station GO Bus Terminal.

The Georgetown Farmers Market and the Safe Semester Project also affect service along this route Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, September 30.

16 Hamilton / Toronto express
63 King City / Toronto
21 Milton / Toronto
65 Newmarket / Toronto
71 Stouffville / Toronto

From 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, September 30, expect detours or delays for buses heading toward Union Station GO Bus Terminal.

Toronto Transit Commission
6 Bay

From 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, September 30, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Gerrard Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Gerrard Street West, Elm Street, Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square, Queen, Adelaide, King and Front Streets West and south of Harbour Street and
  • on Queens Quay West east of Bay Street.

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

  • on Yonge Street at Elm Street and Dundas Street West, across from 247 Yonge and Shuter Street and at Queen, Richmond, King, Wellington and Front Streets West and Queens Quay West.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street north of Queens Quay West, across from the Air Canada Centre, at Front, Wellington and King Street West, north of Adelaide Street West, at Queen Street West and Albert Street, across from Hagerman Street and at Dundas Street West, Elm Street and Gerrard Street West.

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

  • on Yonge Street north of Front Street East and at King, Richmond and Queen Streets East, Shuter Street and Dundas Street East and across from Elm Street.

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502 Downtowner

From 8:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 22 and from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, September 25, eastbound buses start their trips on Duncan Street south of Queen Street West, then proceed:

eastward along Queen West;
southward along University Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Church Streets.

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

  • on Adelaide Street West east of University Avenue and at Bay Street,
  • on Adelaide Street East east of Yonge Street and
  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street and at Queen Street East.

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street and across from York Street.

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

  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets and at Simcoe Street.

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72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay

From 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, September 30, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Wellington Streets, then detour:

northward along Yonge to King Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bay Street at Front Street West.

Instead, westbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Yonge Street at King Street East.

Eastbound buses start their trips on Yonge Street just south of King Street East, then proceed:

eastward along King East;
southward along Church Street;
eastward along Wellington Street East; and then
southward along Yonge to Queens Quay,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queens Quay East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Front Street West and south of Harbour Street and
  • on Queens Quay West across from Bay Street.

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

  • on Yonge Street at King Street East,
  • on King Street East at Church Street,
  • on Church Street at Wellington Street East and
  • on Yonge Street at Front Street West.

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501 Queen

From 8:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 22, from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 and from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, September 25, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina;
eastward along King Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West and at King Street West,
  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John Street, University Avenue and Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street East at Church Street and
  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street and at Queen Street East.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Church and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at McCaul, John and Soho Streets and Spadina Avenue.

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

  • on Church Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East,
  • on King Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on King Street West at Bay Street, University Avenue, John and Peter Streets and Spadina Avenue and
  • on Spadina Avenue north of King Street West and at Richmond Street West.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown








































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