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Weekend events affect transit services,
August 9, 10, 11, 12



Lots of Greek cuisine and other culinary treats, a jazz festival and six farmers’ markets: special events in the Acton area of Halton Hills, Barrie, Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, the Humber Bay Shores area of Toronto, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton, Oakville, Oshawa, Pickering, central Toronto and Uxbridge affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

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

Durham Region Transit111 / 111A East Pickering, 193B Pickering community bus, 402 King, 405 Wilson, 407 Ritson / Colonel Sam, 900 PULSE Highway 2, 950 Reach - Simcoe North, 960 Newmarket - Uxbridge.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus, 70 Uxbridge /Stouffville / Markham, 71 Stouffville / Toronto, 90 Lakeshore East bus.

Grand River Transit1 Queen / River, 4 Glasgow, 6 Bridge, 7 Mainline, 34 Bingemans, 203 iXpress.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Oakville Transit14 Lakeshore West, Songs of Summer Festival shuttle.

Toronto Transit Commission66B Prince Edward, 72 Pape, 121 Fort York - Esplanade, 145 Downtown / Humber Bay express, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 325 Don Mills overnight.

York Region Transit522 Markham community bus.

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The Thursday, August 9 events affecting transit service are: A Day Out With Thomas; the Pickering Food Truck Festival; and the TD Kitchener Blues Festival.

The Friday, August 10 events affecting transit services are: A Day Out With Thomas; the Hespeler Village Farmers Market; the Humber Bay Shores Waterfront Festival; the Pickering Food Truck Festival; The Taste of the Danforth; the TD Kitchener Blues Festival; and TD Songs of Summer.

The Saturday, August 11 events affecting transit services are: A Day Out With Thomas; the Barrie Farmers Market; Bikes on Bond; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Humber Bay Shores Waterfront Festival; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Main Street Markham Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; the Pickering Food Truck Festival; The Feast of St. Lawrence; The Taste of the Danforth; the TD Kitchener Blues Festival; and TD Songs of Summer.

The Sunday, August 12 events affecting transit services are: the Acton Leathertown Festival; A Day Out With Thomas; the Pickering Food Truck Festival; the The Taste of the Danforth; and the TD Kitchener Blues Festival.

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Acton


Acton Leathertown Festival

The Region of Halton and the Town of Halton Hills are closing

  • Mill Street East between Main Street and Eastern Avenue

Sunday morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the annual street festival.

GO Transit has confirmed that it’s detouring buses but has not announced exact detour-routing information.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about detours during events that closed Mill Street East in previous years.)

From7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main and Mill Streets, then detour:

southward along Main South;
eastward along Church Street East; and then
northward along Eastern Avenue to Mill East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Mill.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street East at Elgin Street South and east of Fellows Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street East across from Fellows Street and at Elgin Street North.

The Georgetown Farmers Market also affects service along this route Saturday, August 10.


Barrie


Barrie Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 27, the City of Barrie is closing

  • Mulcaster Street between Worseley and Collier Streets

during the weekly market.

Barrie Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

3A Georgian Drive via Cook

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11, buses operate along their regular route to Collier and Mulcaster Street, then detour:

eastward along Collier;
northward along Poyntz Street; and then
westward along Worsley Street to Mulcaster,
resuming their regular route northward along Mulcaster.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Mulcaster Street north of Collier Street.

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

  • on Collier Street east of Mulcaster Street.

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Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 6, 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 5:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 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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24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route 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 West;
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.

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502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 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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Cambridge

See Hespeler.


Etobicoke

See Humber Bay Shores


Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 12, 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, August 11, 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 Wesleyan Street, and do not travel through downtown Georgetown. The buses leave the GO station at the same time as usual, according to their regular schedule.

The Acton Leathertown Festival also affects service along this route Sunday, August 12.

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Halton Hills

See Acton and Georgetown.


Hespeler


Hespeler Village Market

Friday afternoons and evenings until October 6, the City of Cambridge is closing

  • Queen Street East between Guelph Avenue / Adam Street and Tannery Street East,

to accommodate the market.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

203 iXpress

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, August 10, outbound buses operate along their regular route to Adam and Tannery Streets, then detour:

northward along Adam to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Guelph Avenue.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Tannery Street East at Queen Street East.

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Humber Bay Shores


Humber Bay Shores Waterfront Festival

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Marine Parade Drive

Saturday evening and all day Sunday to accommodate the [Humber Bay Shores Condominium Association]https://www.facebook.com/HumberBayShoresCondominiumAssociation/)’s annual event.

The TTC is likely detouring buses, while the street is closed, but has not announced detour-routing information.

145 Downtown / Humber Bay express

After 5 p.m. Friday, August 11, buses operate along their regular route to the junction of the west- and eastbound lanes of Lake Shore Boulevard West (east of Park Lawn Road), then detour:

westward along Lake Shore West to Park Lawn,
resuming their regular route westward along Lake Shore.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Marine Parade Drive south of Lake Shore Boulevard West and beside #58 Marine Parade.

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66B Prince Edward

From 5 p.m. Friday, August 10 until 11 p.m. Saturday, August 11, buses start and end their trips in Park Lawn Loop at the southwest corner of Park Lawn Road and Lake Shore Boulevard West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from #2155 Lake Shore West and at Brookers Lane and
  • on Marine Parade Drive west of Lake Shore Boulevard West and beside #85 Marine Parade.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Marine Parade Drive beside #58 Marine Parade.

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Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Kitchener


TD Kitchener Blues Festival

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • Gaukel Street between Charles and King Streets West,
  • King Streets West and East between Water Street and Frederick / Benton Streets,
  • Ontario Streets South and North between Charles and Duke Streets West

and other streets in downtown Kitchener all day Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the annual event.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the roads are closed.

34 Bingemans

During rush hours Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis South; and then
eastward along Charles Street West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South and Gaukel Street.

Outbound buses start their trips in Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.
6 Bridge

All day Thursday, August 9, Friday, August 10, Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis South; and then
eastward along Charles Street West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South and Gaukel Street.

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips in Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.

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

  • on Charles Street West west of Water Street South.

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4 Glasgow

All day Thursday, August 9, Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

7 Mainline

(Buses are already detouring due to construction elsewhere on their route.)

All day Thursday, August 9, Friday, August 10, Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then proceed:

southward along Francis South;
eastward along Charles Street South;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal.

After leaving Charles Street Terminal, Fairview-bound buses proceed:

northward along Ontario Street South;
eastward along Charles Streets West and East;
northward along Benton and Frederick Streets;
eastward along Duke Street East; and then
southward along Scott Street to King East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

Fairview-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South, Gaukel Street and Ontario Street South and
  • on King Street East at Benton Street.

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South and
  • on Frederick Street across from Goudies Lane.

Waterloo-bound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Scott Street, then proceed:

northward along Scott Street North;
westward along Duke Street East;
southward along Frederick and Benton Streets; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West;
southward along Gaukel Street;
eastward along Joseph Street;
northward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal.

After leaving Charles Street Terminal, Waterloo-bound buses proceed:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Frederick Street and Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North and College Street and at Francis Street North.

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

  • on Frederick Street at King Street East,
  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East and
  • on Charles Street West west of Water Street South.

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Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route.

All day Thursday, August 9, Friday, August 10, Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, Boardwalk-bound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Boardwalk-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Instead, Boardwalk-bound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

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Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 29, 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, August 11, 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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Markham


Main Street Markham Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and afternoons until October 6, the City of Markham is closing:

  • Robinson Street west of Main Street North

to accommodate the market.

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

522 Markham community bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 11, buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North Markham and Robinson Street, then detour:

northward along Main North;
westward along Wilson Street;
northward along Water Street to the Markham Seniors Centre;
turning around in front of the centre;
southward along Water;
eastward along Wilson; and then
southward along Main to Robinson,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Robinson Street (westbound) at Water Street and
  • on Water Street (southbound) at Robinson Street.

Milton


Milton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 6, the Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between James and Martin Streets

to accommodate the Milton Chamber of Commerce’s weekly market.

Milton Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

2 Main

Until noon Saturday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James; and then
eastward along Mill Street to Martin Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Martin.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

6 Scott

Until noon Saturday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James;
eastward along Mill Street;
northward along Martin Street; and then
east- and southward along Millside Drive to Main Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street East at Fulton Street.

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

  • on Martin Street across from Mill Street and
  • on Millside Drive east of Martin Street and at Main Street East.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Millside Drive east of Martin Street,
  • on Martin Street at Mill Street and
  • on Mill Street west of Garden Lane.

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Oakville


TD Songs of Summer

The Town of Oakville is closing

  • Lakeshore Road East between Navy and Allen Streets

to accommodate the Downtown Oakville Business Improvement Area’s annual music event.

Oakville Transit is detouring buses and operating extra service during the event.

Songs of Summer shuttle bus

Oakville Transit is providing free shuttle bus service every 8 minutes between the Oakville GO station and Downtown Oakville Terminal at Church and Dunn Streets.

The first shuttle leaves Oakville GO station at 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 10 and the last shuttle bus leaves from downtown at 11:05 p.m.

The first shuttle leaves the station at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 11 and the last shuttle leaves at 11:30 p.m.

14 Lakeshore West

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

After 4 p.m. Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, westbound buses operate along regular route during to Reynolds and Randall Streets, then detour:

westward along Randall;
southward along George Street;
eastward along Church Street;
northward along Trafalgar Road; and then
westward along Randall to Church,
resuming their regular route westward along Randall.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Reynolds Street at Lakeshore Road East,
  • on Lakeshore Road East at Trafalgar Road and
  • on Dunn Street at Church Street.

Instead, westbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Church Street east of Dunn Street.

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Oshawa


Bikes on Bond

The City of Oshawa is closing

  • Albert Street between King and Athol Streets East,
  • Celina Street between King and Athol Streets East,
  • King Street East between Mary and Simcoe Streets and
  • Ontario Street between Bond and King Streets East

Saturday afternoon and evening to accommodate the annual motorcycle display and street event.

Durham Region Transit is likely detouring buses, while the streets are closed, but has not announced detour-routing information. GO Transit has announced detour-routing information.

Durham Region Transit
402 King

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detour during this event in 2017.)

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Simcoe Streets, then detour:

northward along Simcoe Street North;
eastward along William Street East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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

  • on Simcoe Street North north of Bond Street East.
900 PULSE Highway 2

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detour during this event in 2017.)

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Simcoe Streets, then detour:

northward along Simcoe Street North;
eastward along William Street East;
southward along Division Street; and then
westward along Bond Street East to Ontario Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Bond West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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

  • on Simcoe Street North north of Bond Street East.

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407 Ritson / Colonel Sam

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detour during this event in 2017.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, August 11, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe and King Streets, then detour:

northward along Simcoe Street North;
eastward along William Street East;
southward along Mary Street North to King East,
resuming their regular route westward along King East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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

  • on Simcoe Street North north of Bond Street East.
405 Wilson

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detour during this event in 2017.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, August 11, northbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Simcoe Streets, then detour:

northward along Simcoe Street North;
eastward along William Street East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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

  • on Simcoe Street North north of Bond Street East.

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GO Transit
90 Lakeshore East

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Park Road, then detour:

northward along Park Road North;
eastward along Adelaide Avenues West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West across from Warren Street, at Centre Street South and east of Centre South and
  • on King Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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Pickering


Pickering Food Truck Festival

The City of Pickering is closing:

  • Esplanade North, between Valley Farm Road and the Pickering Civic Complex parking lot entrance from 7 a.m. Thursday, August 9 until 7 a.m. Monday, August 13;
  • Esplanade South, between Valley Farm Road and the Pickering Civic Complex parking lot exit from 7 a.m. Thursday, August 9 until 7 a.m. Friday, August 10; and
  • Esplanade South between Valley Farm and Glenanna Roads from 7 a.m. Friday, August 10 until 7 a.m. Monday, August 13

to accommodate the event.

Durham Region Transit is likely detouring buses, while the streets are closed, but has not announced detour-routing information.

111 East Pickering

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detours during this event in 2017.)

From 7 a.m. Thursday, August 9 until 7 a.m. Monday, August 13, buses operate along their regular route to Kingston and Glenanna Roads, then detour:

eastward along Kingston; and then
southward along Valley Farm Road to Esplanade North,
resuming their regular route southward along Valley Farm.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Glenanna Road across from Esplanade North and
  • on Esplanade North beside #1261 Esplanade North.
111A East Pickering

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detours during this event in 2017.)

After 7 a.m. Thursday, August 9, all day Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11 and before 7 a.m. Monday, August 13, buses operate along their regular route to Valley Farm Road and Esplanade North, then detour:

northward along Valley Farm;
westward along Kingston Road; and then
southward along Glenanna Road to Esplanade North,
resuming their regular route southward along Glenanna.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Esplanade North beside #1260 Esplanade North.

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

  • on Valley Farm Road at Avonmore Square,
  • on Kingston Road west of Valley Farm Road and
  • on Glenanna Road across from Esplanade East.
193B Pickering community bus

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about detours during this event in previous years.)

Thursday, August 9, Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, buses operate along their regular route to Glenanna Road and Esplanade North, then detour:

southward along Glenanna;
eastward along Pickering Parkway; and then
northward along Valley Farm Road to Esplanade North,
resuming their regular route northward along Valley Farm.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Esplanade North beside #1261 Esplanade North.

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

  • on Valley Farm Road across from Esplanade North.

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Toronto

See also Humber Bay Shores.


Toronto events affecting transit services include: The Feast of St. Lawrence (August 11); and The Taste of the Danforth (August 10, 11, 12).


The Feast of St. Lawrence

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Market Street between Front Street East and Wilton Street

all day Saturday.

The TTC is detouring buses while the street is closed.

121 Fort York - Esplanade

From 4 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, August 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to The Esplanade and Lower Jarvis Street, then detour:

northward along Lower Jarvis;
westward along Front Street East; and then
southward along Church Street to The Esplanade,
resuming their regular route westward along The Esplanade.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on The Esplanade west of Market Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Front Street East and Scott Street, then detour:

eastward along Front East; and then
southward along Lower Jarvis Street to The Esplanade,
resuming their regular route eastward along The Esplanade.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on The Esplanade at Market Street.

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The Taste of the Danforth

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Danforth Avenue between Broadview and Jones Avenues and
  • Pape Avenue between Lipton and Hazelwood Avenues.

Friday morning until Sunday evening to accommodate the Greektown on the Danforth Business Improvement Area’s annual festival.

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

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 and before 3 a.m. Monday, August 13, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Donlands Avenues, then detour:

northward along Donlands;
westward along Mortimer Avenue; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue to Danforth,
resuming their regular route westward along Danforth Avenue.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue across from Jones Avenue, at Woodycrest, Pape, Carlaw, Logan and Chester Avenues, Playter Boulevard and Broadview Avenue.

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

  • on Broadview Avenue south of Pottery Road, at Chester Hill Road, beside #876 Broadview and at Pretoria and Danforth Avenues.

Eastbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue across from Playter Boulevard and Chester Avenue, at Logan, Carlaw, Pape and Jones Avenues and across from Donlands Avenue.

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

  • on Broadview Avenue at Erindale Avenue, beside #849 Broadview and at Browning Avenue.

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325 Don Mills overnight

Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 and before 3 a.m. Monday, August 13, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Pape and Mortimer Avenues, then detour:

westward along Mortimer; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue; and then
eastward along Gerrard Street East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Carlaw.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Pape Avenue across from Aldwych Avenue, at Canning, Danforth, Harcourt, Wroxeter and Bain Avenues,
  • on Riverdale Avenue west of Pape Avenue and at Carlaw Avenue and
  • on Carlaw Avenue at Victor Avenue and Gerrard Street East.

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

  • on Broadview Avenue south of Pottery Road, at Chester Hill Road, beside #876 Broadview, at Pretoria and Danforth Avenues, across from Wolfrey Avenue, Millington Crescent and Withrow and Langley Avenues and at Jack Layton Way and
  • on Gerrard Street East at DeGrassi Street and Logan and Carlaw Avenues.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Gerrard Street East, across from Victor Avenue and at Riverdale Avenue,
  • on Pape Avenue north of Riverdale Avenue and at Bain, Wroxeter and Danforth Avenues, Selkirk Street, across from Fulton Avenue and at Mortimer Avenue.

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

  • on Gerrard Street East at Logan Avenue, across from DeGrassi Street and at Broadview Avenue,
  • on Broadview Avenue at Langley and Withrow Avenues, Millington Crescent, Wolfrey and Danforth Avenues, at Erindale Avenue, beside #849 Broadview and at Browning Avenue.

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72 Pape

From 6 p.m. Friday, August 10 until 3 a.m. Monday, August 13, buses operate to and from Donlands Station — instead of Pape Station.

Southbound buses start their trips in Donlands Station, then proceed:

southward along Donlands Avenue;
westward along Danforth Avenue;
southward along Jones Avenue; and then
westward along Gerrard Street East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Carlaw.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Pape Station terminal,
  • on Pape Avenue at Harcourt, Wroxeter and Bain Avenues,
  • on Riverdale Avenue west of Pape Avenue and at Carlaw Avenue and
  • on Carlaw Avenue at Victor Avenue and Gerrard Street East.

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

  • in Donlands Station terminal,
  • on Jones Avenue south of Danforth Avenue, at Strathcona Avenue, across from Shudell Avenue, at Boultbee Avenue, across from Myrtle Avenue and at Gerrard Street East and
  • on Gerrard Street East at Marjory and Pape Avenues.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Gerrard Street East, across from Victor Avenue and at Riverdale Avenue,
  • on Pape Avenue north of Riverdale Avenue and at Bain, Wroxeter and Danforth Avenues and
  • in Pape Station terminal.

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

  • on Gerrard Street East at Pape and Marjory Avenues,
  • on Jones Avenue north of Gerrard Street East and at Myrtle, Boultbee, Shudell, Baird and Danforth Avenues and
  • in Donlands Station terminal.

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Uxbridge


A Day Out With Thomas

From Wednesday, August 8 until Tuesday, August 21, the Township of Uxbridge is closing parts of

  • King Street West and
  • Railway Street

as the York - Durham Heritage Railway hosts the event at the station.

Durham Region Transit is detouring buses, while the streets are closed:

GO Transit has confirmed that its buses are detouring, but has not announced exact detour-routing information.

Durham Region Transit
960 Newmarket / Uxbridge

Mondays to Fridays from Wednesday, August 8 until Tuesday, August 21, westbound buses start their trips on Toronto Street North just north of Brock Street West, then proceed:

northward along Toronto North;
westward along Albert Street; and then
southward along Spruce Street; and then
westward along Brock West to Railway Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Brock.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Toronto Street North across from Albert Street.

Instead, westbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Toronto Street North just north of Brock Street West.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Brock Street West and Railway Street, then detour:

eastward along Brock West;
northward along Spruce Street; and then
eastward along Albert Street to Toronto Street North,
resuming their regular route southward along Toronto North.

Eastbound buses serve passengers at all stops.

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950 Reach - Simcoe North

Mondays to Fridays and Saturdays from Wednesday, August 8 until Tuesday, August 21, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Toronto Street North at Albert Street, then detour:

westward along Albert Street; and then
southward along Spruce Street; and then
westward along Brock Street West to Railway Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Brock West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Toronto Street North across from Albert Street.

Instead, westbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Toronto Street North just north of Brock Street West.

Southbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Southbound buses serve passengers at all stops.

GO Transit
71 Stouffville / Toronto
70 Uxbridge / Stouffville / Markham

From Wednesday, August 8 until Tuesday, August 21, southbound buses start their trips on Toronto Street North at Brock Street West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Railway Street across from Albert Street.

Northbound buses end their trips

on Toronto Street North north of Brock Street West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Toronto Street North across from Albert Street and
  • on Railway Street across from Albert Street.

Instead, northbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Toronto Street North just north of Brock Street West.

Inbound buses operate toward downtown.
Outbound buses operate away from downtown.