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New Year's Eve events affect transit services,
December 31



New Year’s Eve events affect transit services in Barrie, Brampton, Mississauga Niagara Falls and Toronto tonight, Sunday, December 31.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook, 5A Blake via Edgehill, 8A RVH via Essa, 8B Essa via Blake.

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

GO Transit19 Mississauga / North York, 21 Milton / Toronto.

MiWay26 Burnhamthorpe.

Toronto Transit Commission6 Bay, 501 Queen.

WEGOBlue; Green; Red.


Barrie


Downtown Countdown

The City of Barrie is closing

  • Collier Street between Mulcaster and Owen Streets

from 6 a.m. Sunday, December 30 until noon New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018

to accommodate the event and crews who set up and dismantle event infrastructure.

The City is also closing

  • Collier Street between Berczy and Mulcaster Streets and
  • Mulcaster Street between Worsley Street and Dunlop Street East

from 3 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, and 2 a.m. New Year’s Day during the event.

Barrie Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

5A Blake via Edgehill

All day Saturday, December 30 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 and before 3 a.m. New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018, buses operate along their regular route to Bayfield and Collier Streets, then detour:

southward along Bayfield;
eastward along Dunlop Street East to Coller Street / Blake Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Blake.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Collier Street at Clapperton, Owen, Mulcaster, Poyntz and Albert Streets.

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

  • on Dunlop Street East east of Fred Grant Square and Mulcaster Street.
8B Essa via Blake

All day Saturday, December 30 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 and before 3 a.m. New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018, buses operate along their regular route to Blake Street / Dunlop Street East / Collier Street, then detour:

westward along Dunlop East;
southward along Mulcaster Street; and then
westward along Simcoe Street to Downtown Barrie Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Collier Street across from Albert Street and at Poyntz, Mulcaster, Owen and Clapperton Streets.
3A Georgian Drive via Cook

All day Saturday, December 30 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 and before 3 a.m. New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018, buses operate along their regular route to Maple Avenue and Ross Street, then detour:

northward along Ross; and then
eastward along Sophia Streets West and East and McDonald Street to Mulcaster Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Mulcaster.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Collier Street at Clapperton and Owen Streets and
  • on Mulcaster Street north of Collier Street.
8A RVH via Essa

All day Saturday, December 30 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 and before 3 a.m. New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018, buses operate along their regular route to Bayfield and Collier Streets, then detour:

southward along Bayfield;
eastward along Dunlop Street East to Coller Street / Blake Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Blake.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Collier Street at Clapperton, Owen, Mulcaster, Poyntz and Albert Streets.

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

  • on Dunlop Street East east of Fred Grant Square and Mulcaster Street.

Brampton


New Year’s Eve at Garden Square

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Street North between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Queen Street,
  • Main Street South between Queen and Wellington Streets,
  • Queen Street East between George and Main Streets and
  • Queen Street West between Main Street and Theatre Lane / Chapel Street

Sunday evening and early Monday to accommodate the event.

Brampton Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

2 Main

From 6 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, southbound buses operate along their regular to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Harold Street to Main South;
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West,
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive and Clarence Street.

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

  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Queen Street West and
  • on McMurchy Avenue South at Royce Avenue, McHardy Court and Corby Crescent.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Clarence Street, north of Guest Street and Woodbrook Drive and at Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East and at Theatre Lane.

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

  • on McMurchy Avenue South north of Harold and Frederick Streets, across from McHardy Court and at Jessie Street and Queen Street West and
  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Nelson Street West.

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24 Van Kirk

From 6 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, southbound buses operate along their regular to George Street North across from Diplock Lane,

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at John Street.

Northbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

southward along George North;
westward along Queen Street North;
northward along Mill Street North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Nelson West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East.

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

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane and
  • on Queen Street West at Mill Street North.

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502 Züm Main

From 6 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, southbound buses operate along their regular to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Harold Street to Main South;
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip

  • Wellington Züm station.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip

  • Wellington Züm station.

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Mississauga


New Year’s Eve on Celebration Square

The City of Mississauga is closing

  • City Centre Drive from Mercer Street to Living Arts Drive and
  • Duke of York Boulevard from Prince of Wales Drive to Burnhamthorpe Road West

from 7 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018 to accommodate the event.

It’s also closing

  • Burnhamthorpe Road West between Living Arts Drive and Kariya Drive / Kariya Gate and
  • Living Arts Drive between Princess Royal Drive to Burnhamthorpe Road West

from 11 p.m. until 12:30 a.m.

MiWay is detouring buses, while the streets are closed. GO Transit is also likely detouring buses, but has not announced detour information.

GO Transit
21 Milton / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about previous events that closed Duke of York Boulevard and City Centre Drive.)

From 7 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Duke of York Boulevard and Rathburn Road West, then detour:

eastward along Rathburn West; and then
southward along City Centre Drive to Robert Speck Parkway West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Robert Speck West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at Princess Royal Drive and
  • on City Centre Drive across from Mercer Street and at Robert Speck Parkway West.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Rathburn Road West and City Centre Drive, then detour:

westward along Rathburn West to Station Gate Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Station Gate.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on City Centre Drive across from Robert Speck Parkway West and at Duke of York Boulevard.
19 Mississauga / North York

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about previous events that closed Duke of York Boulevard and City Centre Drive.)

From 7 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Station Gate Road and Rathburn Road West, then detour:

eastward along Rathburn West to City Centre Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rathburn.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at Princess Royal Drive and
  • on City Centre Drive across from Mercer Street and at Robert Speck Parkway West.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on City Centre Drive across from Robert Speck Parkway West and at Duke of York Boulevard.
MiWay
26 Burnhamthorpe

From 7 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 1 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Burnhamthorpe Road West and Confederation Parkway, then detour:

northward along Confederation; and then
eastward along Rathburn Road West to Duke of York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rathburn West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Confederation Parkway,
  • on Duke of York Boulevard at City Centre, Princess Royal and Prince of Wales Drives and Rathburn Road West.

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

  • on Confederation Parkway at Princess Royal and Prince of Wales Drives and Rathburn Road West and
  • on Rathburn Road West east of Confederation Parkway and at Living Arts Drive and Duke of York Boulevard.

Westbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at Square One, Prince of Wales, Princess Royal and City Centre Drives and Burnhamthorpe Road West and
  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Living Arts Drive and Confederation Parkway.

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

  • on Rathburn Road West across from Living Arts Drive and
  • on Confederation Parkway across from Square One Drive and at Prince of Wales, Princess Royal and City Centre Drives.

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Niagara Falls


New Year’s Eve Concert

The City of Niagara Falls and the Niagara Parks Commission are closing

  • Clifton Hill between Victoria and Falls Avenues from 10 p.m. Sunday until 2 a.m. Monday;
  • **Murray Street between Fallsview Boulevard and the Niagara River Parkway from 10 p.m. Sunday until 2 a.m. Monday; and
  • the Niagara River Parkway between Clifton and Fraser Hills from 8 p.m. Sunday until 2 a.m. Monday

to accommodate the event.

WEGO is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

Blue

Buses operate every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and every 20 minutes from 7 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. No service after 10 p.m. south of Clifton Hill as crews set up and dismantle the New Year’s Eve celebration event in Queen Victoria Park and during the event itself.

Green

Buses operate every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and every 20 minutes from 7 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. No service after 10 p.m. south of Clifton Hill as crews set up and dismantle the New Year’s Eve celebration event in Queen Victoria Park and during the event itself.

Red

Buses operate every 30 minutes from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. and every 20 minutes from 7 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. No service after 10 p.m. south of Clifton Hill as crews set up and dismantle the New Year’s Eve celebration event in Queen Victoria Park and during the event itself.

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Toronto


New Year’s Eve at Nathan Phillips Square

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Bay Street between Dundas and Richmond Streets West and
  • Queen Street West between University Avenue and Yonge Street

Sunday evening and early Monday morning to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses and streetcars while the streets are closed.

6 Bay

southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Elm Streets, then detour:

westward along Elm;
southward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Adelaide Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route southward along Bay.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square and Queen and Adelaide Streets West.

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

  • on University Avenue south of Dundas Street West and at Queen Street West and
  • on Adelaide Street West west of University Avenue and at Bay Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Adelaide Street West, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide Streets West and East;
northward along Victoria Street; and then
westward along Dundas Streets East and West to Bay,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street north of Adelaide Street West, at Queen Street West and Albert Street, across from Hagerman Street and at Dundas Street West.

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

  • on Adelaide Street East east of Yonge Street,
  • on Dundas Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Dundas Street West at Bay Street.

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501 Queen

From 5:30 p.m. Sunday, December 31 until 2 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and McCaul Street, then detour:

northward along McCaul;
eastward along Dundas Streets West and East; and then
southward along Parliament Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria, Church, Jarvis, Sherbourne, Ontario and Parliament Streets.

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

  • on McCaul Street across from Stephanie Street,
  • on Dundas Street West at University Avenue and Chestnut, Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on Dundas Street East at Church, Jarvis, Sherbourne, Ontario and Parliament Streets and]
  • on Parliament Street at Shuter Street and Queen Street West.

Westbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Broadview Avenue, then detour:

northward along Broadview;
westward along Dundas Streets East and West; and then
southward along McCaul Street to Queen West,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Carroll, River, Sumach, Sackville, Parliament, Ontario, Sherbourne, Jarvis, Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue and west of Simcoe Street.

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

  • on Broadview Avenue at Dundas Street East,
  • on Dundas Street East at Munro, River, Sumach, Sackville, Parliament, Ontario, Sherbourne, Jarvis, Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Dundas Street West at Bay and Chestnut Streets, University Avenue and McCaul Street and
  • on McCaul Street at Queen Street West.