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Weekend events affect transit services, October 17, 18



Special events in Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes and Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, 502 Züm Main.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Toronto Transit Commission29 Dufferin, 80 Queensway.

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The Saturday, October 17 events affecting transit services include: ActiveTO; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market.

The Sunday, October 18 events affecting transit services include: Active TO; and Walk on Wheels Car Parade.

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Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 24, 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 5:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 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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502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 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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Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

**Saturday mornings, 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, October 17, 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.

This is the last market of the year.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 24, 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, October 17, 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


Toronto events affecting transit services include: ActiveTO (October 17, 18); and the Walk on Wheels Car Parade (October 18).


ActiveTO

ActiveTO is a City of Toronto program to make sure people have space to get around, while respecting physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weekends until October 31, the City is closing parts of several major roadways near popular recreational trails like the Martin Goodman Trail and the Lower Don Trail, which often become overcrowded, especially during warmer weekends.

From 6 a.m. Saturdays until 11 p.m. Sundays, the City is closing

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West, eastbound lanes, between Windermere Avenue and Stadium Road,
  • Lake Shore Boulevard East, eastbound lanes, between Leslie Street and Woodbine Avenue

and other roadways near recreational trails.

(An ActiveTO closure on Lake Shore Boulevard East is not in place this weekend to provide alternative routes for drivers during construction restrictions and closures on the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway.)

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The TTC is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

80 Queensway

From 6 a.m. Saturday, October 17 until 11 p.m. Sunday, October 18, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to The Queensway and Windermere Avenue, then detour:

eastward along The Queensway;
northward along Roncesvalles Avenue; and then
westward along High Park Boulevard to Parkside Drive,
resuming their regular route northward along Parkside.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from Colborne Lodge Drive and
  • on Parkside Drive at The Queensway, Algonquin Avenue and High Park Boulevard.

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

  • on The Queensway at Colborne Lodge Drive, across from Glendale Avenue and at King Street West and
  • on Roncesvalles Avenue north of Queen Street West and Marion Street and at Garden Avenue.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Walk on Wheels Car Parade

Exhibition Place is closing various streets Sunday to accommodate the car parade, supporting Autism Speaks Canada.

The TTC is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

29C Dufferin

From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, October 18, buses start and end their trips in Dufferin Gate Loop and do not enter Exhibition Place.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Saskatchewan Road beyond Dufferin Street,
  • on Manitoba Drive at Quebec Street and Nova Scotia Avenue and across from Exhibition Loop and
  • on Canada Boulevard at Princes’ Boulevard.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

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Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Canada Boulevard at Princes’ Boulevard,
  • on Princes’ Boulevard across from Newfoundland Road,
  • on Nunavut Road beside the Horse Palace,
  • on Manitoba Drive across from Nova Scotia Avenue and at Saskatchewan Road,
  • on Saskatchewan Road at Dufferin Street and
  • on Dufferin Street across from Springhurst Avenue.

Instead, northbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.