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Weekend events affect transit services,
October 27, 28, 29



Events in the Acton area of Halton Hills, Barrie, Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes Newmarket and Toronto affect transit services today.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

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

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto.

Guelph TransitAll routes.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Toronto Transit Commission72 Pape, 83 Jones, 94 Wellesley, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight.

York Region Transit54 Bayview.

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The Friday, October 27 events affecting transit is: an Ontario Hockey League game.

The Saturday, October 28 events affecting transit are: the Barrie Farmers Market; the Brampton Harvest Market; (the Lindsay Farmers Market; Masquerade on Main and Mill; the Newmarket Children’s Outdoor Halloween Celebration; and Trick or Treat on Mill.

The Sunday, October 29 events affecting transit are: the Greek Community of Toronto Oxi Day Parade; and the Toronto West Halloween Fest.

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Acton


Acton Trick or Treat

The Town of Halton Hills is closing:

  • Mill Street East Acton between Bower Street and Main Street

to accommodate the Acton Business Improvement Area’s annual event.

GO Transit is likely detouring buses, while the street is closed.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2016.)

Until about 3 p.m. Saturday, October 28, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and St. Alban Drive, then detour:

eastward along St. Alban;
southward along Willow Street North;
eastward along Bower Street; and then
southward along Elgin Street North to Mill Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Mill West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Mill Street East and
  • on Mill Street West at Elgin Street South.

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

  • on Main Street North across from St. Alban Drive and
  • on Bower Street at Elgin Street North.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at St. Alban Drive.

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

  • on St. Alban Drive at Main Street North.

Masquerade on Main and Mill in Georgetown also affects service along this route Saturday, October 28.

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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, October 28, 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


Downtown Brampton Harvest Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until November 4, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Street North between Nelson and Queen Streets

to accommodate the weekly market.

Brampton Transit is detouring service while the street is closed.

2 Main

From 5:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 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 5:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 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.

Detour 24 VanKirk Harvest Market.jpg

502 Züm Main

From 5:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 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.

Detour 502 and 2 Main Harvest Market.jpg

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Georgetown


Masquerade on Main and Mill

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s annual event.

GO Transit is likely detouring buses, while the street is closed.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2016.)

From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 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 stop

  • on Main Street South south of George Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at Cross Street.

Trick or Treat on Main and Mill in Acton also affects service along the route Saturday, October 28.

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Guelph


Ontario Hockey League game
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for just $1 Friday, October 27 to the Guelph Storm game against the Erie Otters at 7:30 p.m. — if you have a valid ticket to the game.

You can ride for $1 to and from the Sleeman Centre Friday evening after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.


Halton Hills

See Acton and Georgetown.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay


Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings, the City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

during the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 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.

This is the last market of the year

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Newmarket


Newmarket Children’s Outdoor Halloween Celebration

The Town of Newmarket is closing:

  • Main Street South between Timothy and Water Streets

to accommodate the Main Street Newmarket Business Improvement Area’s annual event.

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

54 Bayview

From 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street South and Queen Street, then detour:

westward along Queen;
southward along Lorne Avenue; and then
eastward along Eagle and Water Streets to Main South,
resuming their regular route eastward along Water.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at Botsford Street.

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

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Eagle Street and
  • on Eagle Street at Ellen Street and east of William Street.

Northbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at Doug Duncan Drive.

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

  • on Eagle Street West at Church Street, across from Ellen Street and at Lorne Avenue and
  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Queen Street.

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Toronto


Toronto events affecting transit services include:


Greek Community of Toronto Oxi Day Parade

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Danforth Avenue between Donlands and Logan Avenues

to accommodate the annual parade Sunday afternoon celebrating “NO Day”. Parade organizers assemble the floats at Eastern Commerce — southeast of Danforth and Jones Avenues — then march along Danforth Avenue to Alexander the Great Parkette at Logan Avenue.

(The event commemorates the events of October 28, 1940 when Greece said “No” — rejected an ultimatum from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini to allow his troops to occupy parts of the country.)

The event affects TTC services.

83 Jones

From about 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, October 29, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Donlands and Danforth Avenues, then detour:

eastward along Danforth;
southward along Greenwood Avenue; and then
westward along Gerrard Street East to Jones Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Jones.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jones Avenue south of Danforth Avenue, at Strathcona Avenue, across from Shudell Avenue, at Boultbee Avenue, across from Myrtle Avenue and at Gerrard Street East.

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

  • on Danforth Avenue east of Byron Avenue and at Greenwood Avenue,
  • on Greenwood Avenue south of Danforth and Oakvale Avenues, across from Felstead Avenue and Torbrick Road and at Ivy Avenue and Gerrard Street East and
  • on Gerrard Street East at Prust Avenue and Leslie Street.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jones Avenue north of Gerrard Street East, at Myrtle, Boultbee, Shudell, Baird and Danforth Avenues.

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

  • on Gerrard Street East at Leslie Street and Alton Avenue,
  • on Greenwood Avenue across from Ivy Avenue, at Torbrick Road, Felstead, Mountnoel and Danforth Avenues and
  • on Danforth Avenue at Caithness and Donlands Avenues.

After the parade clears the intersection of Danforth and Jones Avenues, buses resume their regular route.

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72 Pape

(The TTC has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information that it supplied about this event in 2016.)

From about 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, October 29, southbound buses start their trips in Donlands, instead of Pape, Station, then proceed:

southward along Donlands Avenue;
eastward along Danforth Avenue;
southward along Greenwood Avenue; and then
westward along Gerrard Street East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Carlaw.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Pape Avenue at Danforth, Harcourt, Wroxeter and Bain Avenues,
  • on Riverdale Avenue west of Pape Avenue and at Carlaw Avenue and
  • on Carlaw Avenue at Victor Avenue and Gerrard Street East.

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

  • in Donlands Station bus terminal,
  • on Danforth Avenue east of Byron Avenue and at Greenwood Avenue,
  • on Greenwood Avenue south of Danforth and Oakvale Avenues, across from Felstead Avenue and Torbrick Road and at Ivy Avenue and Gerrard Street East and
  • on Gerrard Street East at Prust Avenue, Leslie Street and Jones, Marjory and Pape Avenues.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Gerrard Street East, across from Victor Avenue and at Riverdale Avenue,
  • on Pape Avenue north of Riverdale Avenue and at Bain, Wroxeter, Harcourt and Danforth Avenues.

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

  • on Gerrard Street East at Pape, Marjory and Jones Avenues, Leslie Street and Alton and Greenwood Avenues,
  • on Greenwood Avenue across from Ivy Avenue, at Torbrick Road, Felstead, Mountnoel and Danforth Avenues and
  • on Danforth Avenue at Caithness and Donlands Avenues and
  • in Donlands Station bus terminal.

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Toronto West Halloween Fest

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Bloor Street West between Willard Avenue and Runnymede Road

and other streets near the Bloor West Village Business Improvement Area Sunday morning and afternoon to accommodate the annual event, supporting the St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation.

The TTC is detouring buses while the street is closed.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

After 5 a.m. Sunday, October 29, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Bloor Street West and Jane Street, then detour:

northward along Jane;
eastward along Annette Street; and then
southward along Runnymede Road to Bloor West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Bloor.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Jane Street, Windermere Avenue and Runnymede Road.

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

  • on Jane Street north of Bloor Street West, at Weatherell Street, north of Colbeck Street, at Ardagh and Annette Streets,
  • on Annette Street east of Jane Street, at Willard and Durie Avenues and Runnymede Road and
  • on Runnymede Road at MacGregor Avenue, across from Glenwood Avenue and at Colbeck Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Windermere Avenue and Jane Street.

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

  • on Runnymede Road north of Runnymede Station, Colbeck Street and Glenwood Avenue and at Webb Avenue,
  • on Annette Street at Durie and Willard Avenues and
  • on Jane Street south of Baby Point Road and across from Ardagh, Colbeck and Weatherell Streets.

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