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Weekend events affect transit services, June 12, 13



Update — Saturday, June 12, 4:08 p.m.: The HSR advises that Main Street West is again open to traffic. Buses no longer detour. Its operate eight extra buses (three along the 10 B-Line express route and five along the 5 Delaware route) to bolster regular service. Buses continue to be about ten minutes behind schedule due to the previous detour and traffic congestion. The HSR says it expect service to return to schedule with the next hour.


Update — Saturday, June 12, 2:58 p.m.: The HSR advises that the ceremonies at City Hall have ended and crowds are dispersing. Crews are starting to remove barriers are starting to come down but require at least another 30 minutes to finishe. It intends to lift detours as soon as possible.


Update — Saturday, June 12, 2:38 p.m.: The Hamilton Street Railway advises that buses continue to detour around the community vigil at Hamilton City Hall. Expect delays of as much as ten minutes behind schedules, due to traffic congestion. HSR is also operating extra buses along detouring routes.


Special events affecting transit services this weekend — Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13 — take place in the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Hamilton, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes and Toronto.


The events affect service along these routes:

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The Saturday, June 12 events affecting transit services include: ActiveTO; a Community Vigil at Hamilton City Hall; the Georgetown Farmers Market; and the Lindsay Farmers Market.

The Sunday, June 13 event affecting transit service includes: ActiveTO.

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Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 16, 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 buses while the street is closed.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, June 12, eastbound buses 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 beyond George Street.

Eastbound passengers may board buses at the previous stop on Main Street North beyond Moore Park Crescent or the next stop on Guelph Street beyond Mill Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at Cross Street.

Westbound passengers may board buses at the previous stop on Guelph Street beyond Mill Street or the next stop on Main Street North beyond Moore Park Crescent.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hamilton

Community vigil acknowledging the recent attack on a Muslim family in London, Ontario

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12, the City of Hamilton is closing

  • Main Street West between Bay and MacNab Streets South

and other streets near Hamilton City Hall to accommodate the event.

GO Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway are detouring buses, while the street is closed.

GO Transit
47 Hamilton / Highway 407
40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill
41 Hamilton / Pickering
16 Hamilton / Toronto express
18 Lakeshore West

GO has acknowledged that buses are detouring from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12, but has not provided detour-routing information. It wrongly states that the detours are “due to construction”. GO says, “Passengers needing the stop at Main Street and Summers Lane may get off at Bay Street”, suggesting that GO’s detouring buses along a path that’s similar to the HSR detour routing.

Hamilton Street Railway
10 B-Line express

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Bay Street South, then detour:

northward along Bay South and North;
eastward along York Boulevard; and then
southward along James Streets North and South to Main,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

5 / 5A / 5E Delaware*

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Bay Street South, then detour:

northward along Bay South and North;
eastward along York Boulevard; and then
southward along James Streets North and South to Main,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street West at Bay and MacNab Streets South.

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

  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North beyond King Street West,
  • on York Boulevard across from Park and MacNab Streets North and
  • on James Street North across from Rebecca and King William Streets.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

34 Upper Paradise

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Bay Street South, ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips on Main Street West at Bay Street South, then proceed:

northward along Bay South and North;
eastward along York Boulevard; and then
southward along James Streets North and South to Main,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street West at Bay and MacNab Streets South.

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

  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North beyond King Street West,
  • on York Boulevard across from Park and MacNab Streets North and
  • on James Street North across from Rebecca and King William Streets.

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, June 12, 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


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, 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 9 p.m. Sundays, the City is closing

  • Lake Shore Boulevard East, eastbound lanes, between Leslie Street and Woodbine Avenue

and other roadways near recreational trails.

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

92 Woodbine South

From 6 a.m. Saturday, June 12 until 9 p.m. Sunday, June 13, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard East at Northern Dancer Boulevard, ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Woodbine Beach Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips on Lake Shore Boulevard East at Northern Dancer Boulevard, then proceed:

westward along Lake Shore East;
northward along Coxwell Avenue;
east- and northeastward along Eastern Avenue; and then
eastward along Queen Street East to Woodbine Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Woodbine.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Woodbine Beach Loop.

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

  • on Eastern Avenue at Queen Street East and
  • on Queen Street East at Sarah Ashbridge Avenue.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.