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Weekend events affect transit services,
July 5, 6, 7



Special events in Barrie, Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes and the Rexdale, Scarborough and central areas of Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

Brampton Transit - 1 Queen, 2 Main, 9 Vodden, 11 Steeles, 14 Torbram, 24 Van Kirk, 501 Züm Queen; 502 Züm Main; 511 Züm Steeles.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus.

Grand River Transit7 King, 203 iXpress.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Toronto Transit Commission37 Islington, 54 Lawrence East, 312 St Clair - Junction overnight, 354 Lawrence East overnight, 512 St Clair.

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The Friday, July 5 events affecting transit are: the Hespeler Village Farmers Market; and The Taste of Lawrence.

The Saturday, July 6 events affecting transit are: the Barrie Farmers Market; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; KW Veg Fest 2019; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Rath Yatra Parade; Salsa on St. Clair; and The Taste of Lawrence.

The Sunday, July 7 events affecting transit are: the Fusion of Taste Festival; Salsa on St. Clair; and The Taste of Lawrence.

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Barrie


Barrie Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 26, 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, July a7, 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


Brampton events affecting transit services this weekend are: the Brampton Farmers Market (July 6); and the Rath Yatra Parade (July 6).


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 12, 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, July 7, 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 stops

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

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

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses reverse the 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.

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

  • on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

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24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North at Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

east- and southward along Theatre to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street South across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

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502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 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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Rath Yatra Parade

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Torbram Road, southbound lanes, between North Park Drive and Steeles Avenue East

Saturday afternoon and early evening to accommodate the event.

Rolling road closures affect all intersections on this section of Torbram, lasting about 15 minutes at each intersection.

The event affects Brampton Transit service.

1 Queen

From 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, expect the parade to delay buses for as long as 15 minutes behind schedule at the intersection of Queen Street East with Torbram Road.

11 Steeles

From 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, expect the parade to delay buses for as long as 15 minutes behind schedule at the intersection of Steeles Avenue East with Torbram Road.

14 Torbram

From 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, southbound passengers can expect detours between North Park Drive and Steeles Avenue East. Northbound passengers can also expect delays.

9 Vodden

From 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, expect the parade to delay buses for as long as 15 minutes behind schedule at the intersection of Vodden Street East with Torbram Road.

501 Züm Queen

From 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, expect the parade to delay buses for as long as 15 minutes behind schedule at the intersection of Queen Street East with Torbram Road.

511 Züm Steeles

From 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, expect the parade to delay buses for as long as 15 minutes behind schedule at the intersection of Steeles Avenue East with Torbram Road.


Cambridge

See Hespeler.


Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 19, 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, July 7, 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 do not travel through downtown Georgetown. The buses leave the GO station at the same time as usual, according to their regular schedule.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hespeler


Hespeler Village Market

Friday afternoons and evenings until October 4, the City of Cambridge is closing

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

to accommodate the market.

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

203 iXpress

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, July 6, 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


KW Veg Fest 2018

The City of Kitchener is closing:

  • King Street West between Young and Queen Streets

Saturday to accommodate the annual event at Kitchener City Hall.

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

7 King

Saturday, July 6, Fairway-bound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis Streets South;
eastward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Ontario Street South to King West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

Fairway-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South, Gaukel Street and Ontario Street South

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.

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

southward along Benton; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Conestoga-bound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East and
  • on Charles Street West at Gaukel Street and west of Water Street South.

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Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 26, the City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

during the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 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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Rexdale


Fusion of Taste Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Islington Avenue between Finch Avenue West and Albion Road

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

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

37 Islington

From 6 a.m. Sunday, July 7 until 1 a.m. Monday, July 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Islington Avenue and Finch Avenue West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Scarborough


The Taste of Lawrence

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lawrence Avenue East between Crockford Boulevard and Warden Avenue

Friday afternoon and evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the Wexford Heights Business Improvement Area’s annual international food and cultural festival.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

54 Lawrence East
354 Lawrence East overnight

From 10 a.m. Friday, July 5 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 7, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lawrence Avenue East and Birchmount Road, then detour:

southward along Birchmount;
westward along Bertrand Avenue; and then
northward along Warden Avenue to Lawrence East,
resuming their regular route westward along Lawrence.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East west of Birchmount Road and at Howden Road, Ellington Drive and Warden Avenue.

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

  • on Birchmount Road at Modern Road, across from Flora Drive, at Crouse Road, across from Ranstone Gardens, beside #1120 Birchmount and at Bertrand Avenue and
  • on Warden Avenue north of Minton Avenue, at Bastille Avenue, Frey Crescent and Lawrence Avenue East.

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Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East at Crockford Boulevard and Underwriters and Birchmount Roads.

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

  • on Warden Avenue at Danube Drive, south of Sherwood Avenue, at Walbon Road, Wayne Avenue and Marble Arch Crescent and
  • on Birchmount Road beside #1103 Birchmount, at Ranstone Gardens, at Flora Drive, north of Flintridge Road and at Lawrence Avenue East.

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Toronto

See also Rexdale and Scarborough.


Salsa on St. Clair

The City of Toronto is closing

  • St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Christie Street

Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual festival.

The TTC is detouring services during the event.

512 St Clair

From 8 a.m. Saturday, July 6 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, the TTC is splitting the route into two, with streetcars operating only between St Clair West and St. Clair West Stations and between Gunns and Oakwood loops.

These eastbound 512 St Clair stops have no transit service from 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 6:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Winona Drive and Arlington Avenue.

These westbound 512 St Clair stops have no transit service from 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Monday, July 6:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Christie Street and west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive.

Buses replace the cars, operating between Oakwood Loop and St Clair West Station.

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312 St Clair - Junction overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 7, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Clair Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, then proceed:

southward along Oakwood Avenue;
eastward along Davenport Road; and then
northward along Christie Street to St. Clair West,
resuming their regular route eastward along St. Clair.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Winona Drive and Arlington Avenue.

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

  • on Oakwood Avenue at Rosemount Avenue and Highview Crescent and south of Regal Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Winona Drive, at Shaw Street and east of Marchmount Road and
  • on Christie Street at Tyrrel and Benson Avenues and St. Clair Avenue West.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Christie Street, west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive and at Oakwood Avenue.

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

  • on Christie Street south of St. Clair Avenue West and at Benson and Tyrrel Avenues and Davenport Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Marchmount Road, at Bracondale Hill Road, across from Ossington Avenue and at Oakwood Avenue and
  • on Oakwood Avenue north of Burlington Crescent.
512 St Clair shuttle buses

From 8 a.m. Saturday, July 6 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, buses replace regular streetcar service along the 512 St Clair route, operating between Oakwood Loop and St. Clair West Station only.

Eastbound cars start their trips in Oakwood Loop, then proceed:

southward along Oakwood Avenue;
eastward along Davenport Road;
northward along Christie Street; and then
eastward along St Clair Avenue West to St. Clair West Station,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Oakwood Loop,
  • on Oakwood Avenue at Rosemount Avenue and Highview Crescent and south of Regal Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Winona Drive, at Shaw Street and east of Marchmount Road,
  • on Christie Street at Tyrrel and Benson Avenues and St. Clair Avenue West.
  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street and
  • in St Clair West Station terminal.

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Westbound buses start their trips in St Clair West Station terminal, then proceed:

westward along St. Clair Avenue West;
southward along Christie Street;
westward along Davenport Road;
northward along Oakwood Avenue;
westward along St. Clair Avenue West;
northward along Robina Avenue; and then
westward into Oakwood Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in St Clair West Station terminal,
  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue,
  • on Christie Street south of St. Clair Avenue West and at Benson and Tyrrel Avenues and Davenport Road,
  • on Davenport Road across from Marchmount Road, at Bracondale Hill Road, across from Ossington Avenue and at Oakwood Avenue,
  • on Oakwood Avenue north of Burlington Crescent, at St. Clair Avenue West and north or St. Clair Avenue West and
  • in Oakwood Loop.

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