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Weekend events affect transit services, July 3, 4



Special events affecting transit services this weekend — Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4 — take place in the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Hamilton, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough and Toronto.


The events affect service along these routes:

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The Saturday, July 3 events affecting transit services include: ActiveTO; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; Open Streets - Barton; and Peterborough Regional Farmers Market.

The Sunday, July 4 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, July 3, 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


**Open Streets - Barton

From 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, July 3, the City of Hamilton is closing

  • Barton Street East between Wentworth Street North and Victoria Avenue North

to accommodate the Barton Village Business Improvement Area’s event.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

2 Barton

From 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, July 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and Wentworth Street North, then detour:

southward along Wentworth North;
westward along Cannon Street East; and then
northward along Victoria Avenue North to Barton East,
resuming their regular route westward along Barton.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Barton Street East at Wentworth Street North, St. Matthews Avenue and Emerald Street North.

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

  • on Barton Street East east of the driveway for Fire Station #8,
  • on Wentworth Street North at Cannon Street East,
  • on Cannon Street East at Smith Avenue, Emerald Street North and Victoria Avenue North.

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Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and Wellington Street North, then detour:

southward along Wellington North;
eastward along Wilson Street; and then
northward along Wentworth Street North to Barton East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Barton.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Barton Street East beyond Wellington Street North and Victoria Avenue North and across from St. Matthews Avenue.

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

  • on Barton Street East at Wellington Street North,
  • on Wilson Street beyond Wellington Street North, at Victoria Avenue North and Emerald Street North and across from Steven Street and
  • on Wentworth Street North at Cannon Street East.

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, July 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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Peterborough


Peterborough Regional Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 9, the City of Peterborough is closing

  • Charlotte Street between Water Street and George Street North to accommodate the weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

88 Peterborough / Oshawa

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 3, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Charlotte Street and George Street North, then detour:

southward along George North;
eastward along Sherbrooke Street; and then
northward along Water Street to Charlotte Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Charlotte.

Northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at all regular stops.


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.

During certain weekends, the City also closes

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West, **eastbound lanes, between Windermere Avenue and Stadium Road.

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

121D Fort York - Esplanade

From 6 a.m. Saturday, July 3 until 9 p.m. Sunday, July 4, eastbound buses start their trips in Princes’ Gate Loop, then proceed:

northward along Canada Boulevard;
eastward along Manitoba Drive to Strachan Avenue,
resuming their regular route eastward along Fleet.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Remembrance Drive at Ontario Place’s central entrance.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West and Princes’ Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Princes’;
northward along Strachan Avenue;
westward along Manitoba Drive;
southward along Canada Boulevard; and then
eastward into Princes’ Gate Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Remembrance Drive at Ontario Place Boulevard (Administration entrance and at Ontario Place’s central entrance.

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80 Queensway

From 6 a.m. Saturday, July 3 until 9 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 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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92 Woodbine South

From 6 a.m. Saturday, July 3 until 9 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 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.





























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