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Other weekend events affect transit services, August 2, 3, 4, 5



The Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade isn’t the only event to affect transit services this weekend.

Other special events take place in Barrie, Brampton, the Downsview and East York areas of Toronto, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Hamilton, the Hespeler area of Cambridge and the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook, Kempenfest Express shuttle.

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

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus, 65 Barrie train.

Grand River Transit203 iXpress.

Hamilton Street Railway1 King.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Toronto Transit Commission20 Cliffside; 101 Downsview Park; 113 Danforth.


The Friday, August 2 events affecting transit services are: the Festival of Friends; and the Hespeler Village Farmers Market.

The Saturday, August 3 events affecting transit services are: the Barrie Farmers Market; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Festival of Friends; the Georgetown Farmers Market; Kempenfest; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Main Street Markham Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; the Rogers Cup; and the Veld Music Festival.

The Sunday, August 4 events affecting transit services are: the Festival of Friends; Kempenfest; the Rogers Cup; and the Veld Music Festival.

The Monday, August 5 events affecting transit services are: Kempenfest; the Rogers Cup; and The Taste of Bangladesh.


Barrie


Barrie events affecting transit services this weekend include: the Barrie Farmers Market (August 3); and Kempenfest (August 3, 4, 5).


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, August 3, 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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Kempenfest

Barrie’s annual celebration of arts, music, crafts and culture takes place all weekend along the shores of Kempenfelt Bay (Lake Simcoe) in downtown Barrie.

Kempenfest Express shuttles

Saturday, August 3, Sunday, August 4 and Monday, August 5, Barrie Transit is operating free bus service. You can park at one of the shuttle terminals and ride a shuttle bus to the event and back again at the end of the day.

Southbound buses start their trips on Coulter Street beside the south parking lot of Bayfield Mall, then proceed:

west- and northward along Coulter;
eastward along Cundles Road West;
southward along Bayfield Street;
westward along Sophia Street;
southward along Maple Avenue;
westward along Simcoe Street;
southward along Toronto Street and Lakeshore Drive,
south-, east- and northward through Allandale Waterfront GO Station bus terminal;
eastward along Lakeshore;
westward along Yonge Street;
southward along Huronia Road;
westward along Little Avenue;
counterclockwise around Allandale Recreation Centre; and then
southward along Bayview Drive to the Molson Centre,
ending their trips

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Coulter Street beside Bayfield Mall,
  • on Maple Avenue beside Downtown Barrie Terminal,
  • on Lakeshore Drive across from the Marina, at Victoria Street and across from Centennial Park,
  • in Allandale Waterfront GO Station bus terminal on the east terminal access road south of Lakeshore Drive,
  • on Lakeshore Drive at Minet’s Point Road,
  • at Allandale Recreation Centre and
  • at the Molson Centre.

Southbound buses leave Bayfield Mall at 9:45 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:45 a.m., every 15 minutes until 6:45 p.m. and every 30 minutes until 10:15 p.m. Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. They leave Bayfield at 9:45 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:45 a.m., then every 15 minutes until 6 p.m. Monday, August 5.

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Northbound buses leave Molson Centre, then proceed:

northward along Bayview Drive;
clockwise around Allandale Recreation Centre;
eastward along Little Avenue;
northwestward along Yonge Street;
northward along Minet’s Point Road;
westward along Lakeshore Drive;
south-, west- and northward through Allandale Waterfront GO Station bus terminal,
northward along Lakeshore Drive and Toronto Street;
northward along Maple Avenue;
eastward along Sophia Street;
northward along Bayfield Street; and then
westward along Coulter Street to a stop beside the south parking lot of Bayfield Mall,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers

  • at the Molson Centre,
  • at Allandale Recreation Centre,
  • on Lakeshore Drive west of Minet’s Point Road,
  • in Allandale Waterfront GO Station bus terminal on the east terminal access road south of Lakeshore Drive,
  • on Lakeshore Drive at Centennial Park, across from Victoria Street and at the Marina,
  • on Maple Avenue beside Downtown Barrie Terminal and
  • on Coulter Street beside Bayfield Mall.

Northbound buses leave the Molson Centre at 9 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11 a.m., then every 15 minutes until 6 p.m. and then every 30 minutes until 10 p.m. Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. They leave the Molson Centre at 9 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11 a.m., then every 15 minutes until 6 p.m. Monday, August 5.


Brampton


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, August 3, 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, August 3, 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, August 3, 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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Cambridge

See Hespeler.


Downsview


Downsview events affecting transit services this weekend include the Rogers Cup of Tennis (August 3 to 11); and the Veld Music Festival.


Rogers Cup of Tennis

From Saturday, August 3 until Sunday, August 11, the TTC has partnered with Tennis Canada to give Rogers Cup ticket-holders a free ride home from the tournament. Simply present your Rogers Cup ticket at the Pioneer Village Station fare gate to enter the station free of charge. Remember to pick up a paper transfer, if you’re planning to connect to other TTC services during your homebound trip.


Veld Music Festival

GO Transit is revising its schedules to help festival attendees get home after the event. Due to congestion in Downsview Park during the event, the TTC is detouring service.

GO Transit
65 Barrie trains

Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, GO is adjusting the schedule for the southbound train trips that usually leaves Downsview Park GO Station at 11:11 p.m. Instead, it leaves Downsview at 11:30 p.m. to better align to the concert end time. It ends its trip in Union Station 19 minutes later than usually at 11:52 a.m.

Toronto Transit Commission
101 Downsview Park

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

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From 9 a.m. Saturday, August 3 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, August 4, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Sheppard Avenue West and Chesswood Drive, then detour:

southward along Chesswood;
west- and southward along Carl Hall Road;
looping south of “The Hangar”, #75 Carl Hall; and then
northward along Carl Hall to “The Hangar”,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Sheppard Avenue West at Chesswood Drive, west of Bakersfield Street and at Tuscan Gate and
  • on Carl Hall Road beside #35 Carl Hall and the former Aerospace Museum.

East York


The Taste of Bangladesh

From 9 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Monday, August 5, the City of Toronto is closing:

  • Danforth Avenue between Victoria Park and Sibley Avenues

to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

20 Cliffside
113 Danforth

From 9 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Monday, August 5, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Victoria Park Avenues, then detour:

southward along Victoria Park;
westward along Gerrard Street East; and then
northward along Main Street to Danforth,
resuming their regular route northward along Main.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue at Victoria Park and Sibley Avenues and Dawes Road and beside #2666 Danforth.

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

  • on Victoria Park Avenue across from Wakehood Street and at Gerrard Street East,
  • on Gerrard Street East west of Victoria Park Avenue, at Dengate Road, across from Pickering Street and Malvern Avenue and at Ted Reeve Drive and Main Street and
  • on Main Street at Danforth Avenue.

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Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue east of Main Street, beside #2681 Danforth, at Dawes Road, across from Sibley Avenue and at Victoria Park Avenue.

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

  • on Main Street south of Danforth Avenue and at Gerrard Street East,
  • on Gerrard Street East at Osborne and Malvern Avenues, Pickering Street and Scarborough Road and
  • on Victoria Park Avenue north of Gerrard Street East and at Danforth Avenue.

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, August 3, 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.


Hamilton


Festival of Friends

The annual outdoor music, art, and crafts festival returns to Gage Park this year. The Hamilton Street Railway is operating extra buses for the event.

1 King

Extra service from 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 2 until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, August 3 and continuing evenings until 12:30 a.m. Monday, August 5.


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, August 2, 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.


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, August 3, 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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Toronto

See Downsview and East York**.


Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.




































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