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Weekend events affect transit services, November 12, 13



Events in the Sharon area of East Gwillimbury and Toronto affect transit services this weekend, Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13.


The events affect these routes:

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The Saturday, November 12 event affecting transit service is: the Royal Winter Fair.

The Sunday, November 13 events affecting transit services are: the East Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade; and the Royal Winter Fair.

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Sharon


East Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade

The Region of York is closing

  • Leslie Street (Regional Road 12) between Mount Albert Road and Colonel Wayling Boulevard / Manor Hampton Street

in the Sharon area of the Town of East Gwillimbury Sunday afternoon to accommodate the annual event.

York Region Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

50 Queensway

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. Sunday, November 13, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Leslie Street and Mount Albert Road [north], then detour:

westward along Mount Albert;
southward along Murrell Boulevard; and then
eastward along Manor Hampton Street to Leslie,
resuming their regular route southward along Leslie.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Leslie Street across from Mount Albert Road [south], south of Mount Albert Road [south], across from Ward Avenue and at Manor Hampton Street.

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

  • on Manor Hampton Street at Leslie Street.

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Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Leslie Street beyond Colonel Wayling Boulevard and Arthur Hall Drive, north of Arthur Hall Drive and at Mount Albert Road [south] and Farr Avenue.

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

  • on Leslie Street at Colonel Wayling Boulevard and
  • on Mount Albert Road at Leslie Street.

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Toronto


Royal Winter Agricultural Fair

The 100th annual fair takes place in Exhibition Place from Tuesday, November 4 until Sunday, November 13.

The TTC is detouring buses to avoid delays as organizers set up and dismantle exhibits for the event — and during the event itself.

29C Dufferin

From Monday, October 31 until Monday, November 14, all buses start and end their trips in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Canada Drive 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.

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329 Dufferin overnight

From Monday, October 31 until Monday, November 14, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Dufferin Street and Springhurst Avenue, then proceed:

westward along Springhurst;
southward along Fort Rouille Street;
eastward through Dufferin Gate Loop;
northward along Dufferin Street;
eastward along King Street West;
south- and eastward along Douro Street;
southward along Strachan Avenue;
westward along Manitoba Drive;
southward along Canada Boulevard; and then
eastward into Princes’ Gate Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop,
  • on Dufferin Street [northbound] at Liberty Street and King Street West,
  • on King Street West across from Joe Shuster Way, at Atlantic Avenue and Douro Street,
  • on Strachan Avenue at East Liberty Street and Manitoba Drive and
  • on Princes’ Gate Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips in Princes’ Gate Loop, then proceed:

northward along Canada Boulevard;
eastward along Manitoba Drive;
northward along Strachan Avenue;
westward along East Liberty and Liberty streets; and then
southward along Dufferin Street to Springhurst Avenue,
resuming their regular route eastward along Springhurst.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Canada Drive 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 [northbound] across from Springhurst Avenue.

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

  • in Princes’ Gate Loop,
  • on Strachan Avenue beyond Fleet Street,
  • on East Liberty Street beyond Pirandello Street and at Lynn Williams Street,
  • on Liberty Street at Atlantic Avenue and
  • on Dufferin Street [southbound] at Springhurst Avenue.

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