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Weekend events affect transit services, September 25, 26, 27



Update — September 27, 2:19 p.m.: Some readers report that 94 Wellesley buses are detouring along a different route than the TTC has announced.

Since readers have also reported heavy passenger loads on streetcars operating along the 506 Carlton route, TTC supervisors may have made last-minute detours to relieve traffic and, hopefully, speed up streetcar service along College.


Update — 5:12 p.m.: The post updates information on how the TTC is diverting buses and streetcars operating along the 6 Bay, 504 King and 501 Queen routes during the Waterfront Marathon.


Update — 2:05 p.m.: The post now details TTC detours during the Waterfront Marathon.


Special events in Ancaster (Hamilton), Barrie, Brampton, Georgetown (Halton Hills), Guelph, Hamilton and Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit16 College, 22 Crosstown, 28 East Hanmer, 10 Livingstone, 20 RVH, 18 St. Vincent.

Brampton Transit2 Main.

GO Transit16 Hamilton - Union via QEW express, 18B Hamilton - Union; 21 Milton - Mississauga - Union, 31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union, 65 Newmarket - Union, 71 Uxbridge - Stouffville - Union; 90B Oshawa - Union; 90C Newcastle - Union.

Guelph TransitAll routes.

Hamilton Street RailwayAll routes, Ancaster Fair shuttle, Tiger Cats express shuttles.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd, 25 Don Mills, 29 Dufferin, 31 Greenwood, 34 Eglinton East, 51 Leslie, 54 Lawrence East, 64 Main, 65 Parliament, 72 Pape, 72A Pape via Commissioners, 75 Sherbourne, 80 Queensway, 83 Jones, 92 Woodbine South, 94 Wellesley, 95 York Mills, 100 Flemingdon Park, 320 Yonge overnight, 322 Coxwell overnight, 501 Queen, 501 Queen shuttle, 504 King, 504 King shuttle, 509 Harbourfront, 510 Spadina, 511 Bathurst, Queens Quay shuttle.


The Friday, September 25 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Fair, Canadian Football League action, Georgian College Auto Show, Ontario Hockey League action.

The Saturday, September 26 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Fair; Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; Georgetown Farmers Market; Korean Canadian Cultural Association 5K and 10K races; Georgian College Auto Show; Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon; The Word on the Street.

The Sunday, September 27 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Fair; Georgian College Auto Show; Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon; The Word on the Street.


Ancaster

Ancaster Fair

The 2009 fair takes place at the new fairgrounds, south of Wilson Street West (City Highway 2) on Trinity Road.

This year, the Hamilton Street Railway is operating free shuttle bus service from the Meadowlands Terminal to the fair.

Ancaster Fair shuttle

On Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26 from about 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. and Sunday, September 27 from about 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., eastbound buses start their trips at the fairgrounds north of the free parking area, just west of Gate 2, then proceed:

eastward through Gate 2;
northward along Trinity Road;
eastward along Wilson Street West and Garner Road West;
northward along Shaver Road;
northeastward along Wilson Streets West and East;
eastward along Rousseaux Street;
southward along McNiven Road;
eastward along Golf Links Road;
northward along Neville Drive;
west- and southward along Martindale Crescent to a stop just north of Golf Links Road, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses pick up passengers at all 16 Ancaster and 5 Delaware stops along Golf Links and McNiven Roads and Rousseaux Street. They pick up passengers at all 16 Ancaster stops along Wilson Streets East and West and Shaver Road. They pick up passengers at all 16 Ancaster and 44 Rymal stops along Garner Road West between Shaver Road and Wilson Street West. They pick up passengers at all 44 Rymal stops along Wilson Street West between Garner Road West and Tradewind Drive.

Westbound buses start their trips on Martindale Crescent, just north of Golf Links Road, then proceed:

southward along Martindale;
westward along Golf Links Road;
northward along McNiven Road;
westward along Rousseaux Street;
southwestward along Wilson Streets East and West; and then
southward along Trinity Road, entering the fairgrounds through Gate 3,
ending their trips on the north side of the free parking area west of Gate 2.

Westbound buses drop off passengers at all 44 Rymal stops along Wilson Street West between Tradewind Drive and Garner Road West. They drop off passengers at all 16 Ancaster and 44 Rymal stops along Garner Road West between Wilson Street West and Shaver Road. They drop off passengers at all 16 Ancaster stops along Shaver Road and Wilson Streets West and East. They drop off passenters at all 16 Ancaster and 5C West Hamilton stops along Rousseaux Street, McNiven and Golf Links Roads.

You can see a map and schedule for the shuttle service here. (.pdf)


Barrie

Georgian College Auto Show

Georgian College is closing various roadways on its Barrie Campus to accommodate the Canadian Automotive Institute’s annual Georgian College Auto Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Barrie Transit is detouring buses during the event.

16 College

Buses operate along their regular route, stopping at the main entrance of Building C.

22 Crosstown

From Wednesday, September 23 until Tuesday, September 29, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Duckworth Street and Georgian Drive, then detour:

southward along Duckworth;
eastward along the Ring Road;
north- and eastward along President’s Drive,
ending their trip at their regular stop at the main entrance of Building C.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Barrie Transit does not operate buses along the route Monday-to-Saturday evening or all day Sunday.

28 East Hanmer
10 Livingstone
20 RVH

From Wednesday, September 23 until Tuesday, September 29, buses do not enter the campus and stop only on Georgian Drive at the north main entrance.

18 St. Vincent

Buses operate along their regular route, stopping at the main entrance of Building C.


Brampton

Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing Main Street between John Street and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane every Saturday morning until October 10 to accommodate the market.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main,
resuming their regular route southbound along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

You can see a map of the detour route here. (.pdf)


Georgetown

Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing part of Main Street South Georgetown every Saturday morning until October 10 to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

From 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, buses traveling to and from Guelph remain on Highway 7 instead of travelling along Main Street. They do not serve the Georgetown agency during the market hours.

An event in Toronto also affects service along this route.


Guelph

Ontario Hockey League action
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free on Friday, September 25 to the Guelph Storm game against the Windsor Spitfires at 7:30 p.m. — if you have a valid ticket to the game. You can ride free of fare to and from the Sleeman Centre on Friday evening after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton

See also Ancaster


Canadian Football League action
All Hamilton Street Railway routes

On Friday, September 25, you can ride any HSR bus for free to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Montreal Alouettes at 7:30 p.m. — if you hold a valid ticket to the game. With the HSR’s Ticket to Ride program, you can ride free of fare to Ivor Wynne Stadium for as much as three hours before game time and free of fare from the stadium until the end of service.

Tiger-Cats Express shuttles

Four free HSR shuttle buses also speedily transport ticket-holders from four terminals across the city to the stadium and back again after the game is over. You can read the schedule for Friday’s shuttle service here. (.pdf)

Read Transit Toronto’s June 19 post for more details.


Toronto

Toronto events include: Korean Canadian Cultural Association 5K and 10K races; Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (September 26 and 27); The Word on the Street (September 26 and 27).


Korean Canadian Cultural Association 5K and 10K races

The City of Toronto is intermittently closing lanes along parts of

  • Don Mills Road,
  • Eglinton Avenue East,
  • Lawrence Avenue East,
  • Leslie Street and
  • York Mills Road

on Saturday morning to accommodate the races.

The events likely affect TTC bus service.

25 Don Mills

On Saturday, September 26 from 8 a.m. until noon, passengers should expect delays along Don Mills Road between York Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East.

34 Eglinton East
100 Flemingdon Park

On Saturday, September 26 from 8 a.m. until noon, passengers should expect delays along Eglinton Avenue East between Don Mills Road and Leslie Street.

54 Lawrence

On Saturday, September 26 from 8 a.m. until noon, passengers should expect delays along Lawrence Avenue East between Don Mills Road and Leslie Street and along Leslie Street between York Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East.

51 Leslie

On Saturday, September 26 from 8 a.m. until noon, passengers should expect delays along Leslie Street between York Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East.

95 York Mills

On Saturday, September 26 from 8 a.m. until noon, passengers should expect delays along Eglinton Avenue East between Don Mills Road and Leslie Street.


Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The City of Toronto is closing a number of streets Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual event, including:

  • Bay Streetbetween Albert Street and Queen Street West from noon until 6 p.m. Saturday, between Dundas and Queen Streets West from 6 p.m. Saturday until 6 p.m. Sunday, between Queen and Front Streets West from 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday and between Front Street West and Lake Shore Boulevard West complete road from 7 until 9 a.m. Sunday and southbound lanes only from about 10:30 until noon Sunday;
  • Cherry Street between Lake Shore Boulevard East and Cherry Beach from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Commissioners Street eastbound lanes between Cherry and Leslie Streets from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Coxwell Avenue between Eastern Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Eastern Avenue between Queen and Front Streets East from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday;
  • Front Streets East and West between Eastern Avenue and Bay Street from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday;
  • Lake Shore Boulevard Eastbetween Northern Dancer Boulevard and Leslie Street from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday and between Don Roadway and Yonge Street from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Lake Shore Boulevard Westbetween Yonge and Bay Streets from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. and between Bay Street and Windermere Avenue from 6 a.m. until noon Sunday;
  • Leslie Street northbound lanes between Lake Shore Boulevard East and Commissioners Street from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Parliament Street between Front Street East and Lake Shore Boulevard East from 7 until 9 a.m. Sunday;
  • Princes’ Boulevard between the Direct Energy Centre and Strachan Avenue from 10:20 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday;
  • Queen Street East between Neville Park Boulevard and Eastern Avenue / Kingston Road from 7 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Sunday;
  • Queens Quay West eastbound between Lower Spadina Avenue and Rees Street from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday;
  • Strachan Avenue between Princes’ Boulevard and Lake Shore Boulevard West from 10:20 until 11:30 a.m. Sunday; and
  • Wellington Streets East and West between Church and Bay Streets from 5 until 9 a.m. Sunday.

The City is also restricting access to and from the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway from 5 a.m. until noon on Sunday.

The City is closing the eastbound off ramps at Jameson Avenue, York Street / Bay Street / Yonge Street and Lower Jarvis Street. It’s also closing the eastbound on-ramp from Lower Jarvis.

For westbound traffic, it’s closing the off-ramps to Lower Jarvis, Yonge, Bay and York Streets. The off-ramp to Lower Sherbourne Street is open, but Lake Shore Boulevard East is closed. The off- and on-ramps to and from Lower Spadina Avenue are open, but Lake Shore Boulevard West is closed.

GO Transit and the TTC are detouring transit services during the event.

GO Transit

Since the City is closing Bay Street completely to traffic south of Front Street West from 7 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, GO buses cannot operate to or from the Union Station GO Bus Terminal. GO is setting up a temporary terminal on the south side of Bremner Boulevard, just west of York Street during these hours.

To help passengers, GO is also:

  • installing signs at the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, the Union Station GO Concourse and the Air Canada Centre, directing passengers to and from the temporary terminal;
  • assigning bus operations staff to the temporary terminal on Bremner Boulevard and customer care co-ordinators to Union Station GO Bus Terminal to help direct passengers to and from buses.
  • assigning extra station operations staff to help passengers;
  • asking drivers to make public address announcements to inform passengers about the temporary terminal and re-inforce that fact that GO is resuming service to the Union Station GO Bus Terminal at 9 a.m.
31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

From 7 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Spadina off-ramp, then proceed:

eastward along the off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the termporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner Boulevard;
southward along York Street to the on-ramp to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular routes westward along the Gardiner.

From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Queens Quay East;
northward along Lower Jarvis Street; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevards East and the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route westward along the Gardiner.

An event in Georgetown also affects service along this route.

18B Hamilton - Union

The early-morning eastbound bus that leaves the Hamilton GO Centre at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 27 operates along its regular route, arriving at the Union Station GO Bus Terminal at 6:55 a.m., ending its trip.

16 Hamilton - Union via QEW express

From 7 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Spadina off-ramp, then proceed:

eastward along the off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the termporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner Boulevard;
southward along York Street to the on-ramp to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular routes westward along the Gardiner.

From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Queens Quay East;
northward along Lower Jarvis Street; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevards East and the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route westward along the Gardiner.

21 Milton - Mississauga - Union

From 7 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Spadina off-ramp, then proceed:

eastward along the off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the termporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Bremner Boulevard and York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner Boulevard;
southward along York Street to the on-ramp to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular routes westward along the Gardiner.

From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Union Station GO Bus Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

southward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Queens Quay East;
northward along Lower Jarvis Street; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevards East and the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway,
resuming their regular route westward along the Gardiner.

65 Newmarket - Union

From 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Yonge - Bay off-ramp, then proceed:

westward along the Gardiner and the Spadina off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Bremner Boulevard west of York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner;
southward along York;
westward along the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway;
northward along Highway 427;
eastward along Highway 407 to Highway 404,
resuming their regular route northward along Highway 404.

After 9 a.m., buses operate along their regular route.

90C Newcastle - Union

The early-morning eastbound bus that leaves downtown Toronto at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday, September 27 operates along its regular route from the Union Station GO Bus Terminal.

From 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Yonge - Bay off-ramp, then proceed:

westward along the Gardiner and the Spadina off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Bremner Boulevard west of York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner;
southward along York;
westward along the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway;
northward along Highway 427;
eastward along Highway 407 to Highway 404,
resuming their regular route northward along Highway 404.

After 9 a.m., buses operate along their regular route.

90B Oshawa - Union

Two early-morning westbound buses leaving Oshawa GO Station at 4:40 and 5:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, operate along their regular route, arriving at Union Station GO Bus Terminal at 5:45 and 6:45 a.m., ending their trips.

71 Uxbridge - Stouffville - Union

From 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway and the Yonge - Bay off-ramp, then proceed:

westward along the Gardiner and the Spadina off-ramp;
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue; and then
eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the temporary terminal just west of York Street,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Bremner Boulevard west of York Street, then proceed:

eastward along Bremner;
southward along York;
westward along the Frederick G. Gardiner Expressway;
northward along Highway 427;
eastward along Highway 407 to Highway 404,
resuming their regular route northward along Highway 404.

After 9 a.m., buses operate along their regular route.

TTC
511 Bathurst

Streetcars operate along their regular route.

6 Bay

After noon on Saturday, September 26 and from 3 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Dundas Streets, then detour:

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

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Queen Streets, then detour:

westward along Queen Street West;
northward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Gerrard Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

From 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay and Dundas Streets, then detour:

westward along Dundas Street West; and then
southward along University Avenue to Front Street West,
ending their trips

Northbound buses start their trips at Front Street West and University Avenue, then proceed:

eastward along Front Street West
northward along York Street;
westward along Richmond Street West;
northward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Dundas Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay.

The Queens Quay shuttle replaces regular 6 Bay service along Queens Quays West and East between Bay Street and Lower Jarvis Street.

22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd

From about 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, south- and eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

West- and northbound buses operate along their regular route to Kingston Road and Queen Street East, then detour:

westward along Queen East to Coxwell Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Coxwell.

322 Coxwell overnight via Kingston Rd

From about 7 until 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, south- and eastbound buses operate along their regular route.


West- and northbound buses operate along their regular route to Kingston Road and Queen Street East, then detour:

eastward along Queen Street East to Coxwell Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Coxwell.

29 Dufferin

Buses operate along their regular route.

31 Greenwood

From about 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, all buses start and end their trips at Greenwood Avenue and Queen Street East. Buses do not operate along the 31B branch to the Canada Post facility on Eastern Avenue.

509 Harbourfront

From 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound streetcars follow their regular route to Fleet and Bathurst Streets, then detour:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along King Street West; and then
southward along Spadina and Lower Spadina Avenues to Queens Quay West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queens Quay.

Westbound cars reverse this routing.

The Queens Quay shuttle bus replaces the regular 509 Harbourfront service along Queens Quay West between Bathurst Street and Lower Spadina Avenue.

504 King

From about 7:15 a.m. until 3 p.m., the TTC is splitting the route into two and operating shuttle buses between Bathurst Street and University Avenue.

For the west end of the route, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to King Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Spadina;
eastward along Adelaide Street West; and then
southward along Charlotte Street to King West,
ending their trips.

Westbound cars start their trip on Charlotte Street at King Street West, then proceed along their regular route westward along King West.

For the east end of the route westbound streetcars operate along their regular route to King Street East and Church Street, then detour:

northward along Church;
westward along Richmond Street East; and then
southward along Victoria Street to Adelaide Street East,
ending their trips.

Eastbound cars start their trips on Victoria Street at Adelaide Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Adelaide East; and then
southward along Church Street to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Buses also replace streetcars along Roncesvalles Avenue during the ongoing project to install watermains.

501 King shuttle

From about 7:15 a.m. until 3 p.m., buses replace regular 504 King streetcar service between Bathurst Street and University Avenue.

Eastbound buses start their trips on Bathurst Street, north of King Street, then proceed:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along Adelaide Street West;
southward along Portland Street;
eastward along King Street West; and then
southward along University Avenue to Front Street West,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips on University Avenue at Front Street West, then proceed:

eastward along Front West;
northward along York Street; and then
westward along King Street West to Bathurst Street,
ending their trips.

83 Jones

From about 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route.

Northbound buses start their trips at the Wheel-Trans Lakeshore Garage, then proceed:

westward along Commissioners Street;
northward along Carlaw Avenue; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to Leslie Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Leslie.

64 Main

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Wineva Avenue and Queen Street East, then detour:

southward along Wineva; and then
westward along Alfresco Lawn to Lee Avenue,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Alfresco Lawn at Lee Avenue, then proceed:

northward along Lee Avenue; and then
eastward along Williamson Road to Southwood Drive,
resuming their regular route northward along Southwood.

72 Pape

From about 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Carlaw Avenue and Dundas Street East, then detour:

westward along Dundas East;
southward along Logan Avenue to Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Logan Avenue at Queen Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Queen East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Carlaw.

The TTC is also detouring the 72A branch that usually operates along Commissioners Street.

72A Pape via Commissioners

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, the TTC is splitting the route.

South- and westbound buses operating from Pape Station proceed along their regular route to Commissioners and Cherry Streets, ending their trips.

East- and northbound buses operating toward Pape Station start their trips at Commissioners and Cherry Streets, then proceed:

northward along Cherry; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Carlaw.

Eastbound buses that would usually operate from Front Street West and Bay Street at Union Station, instead start their trips on the Esplanade, just east of Yonge Street, then proceed:

eastward along the Esplanade;
northward along Berkeley Street to Adelaide Street East, ending their trips.

Westbound buses that would usually operate to Union Station start their trips on Berkeley Street at Adelaide Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Adelaide East;
southward along Parliament Street;
westward along King Street East;
southward along Berkeley Street;
westward along the Esplanade;
southward along Lower Jarvis Street;
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard East; and then
northward along Yonge Street to the Esplanade,
ending their trips.

The TTC is also detouring buses operating along the main 72 Pape route that usually serve stops between Pape Station and Eastern Avenue.

65 Parliament

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Parliament Street and King Street East, ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Parliament Street at King Street East, then proceed:

westward along King East;
northward along Berkeley Street;
eastward along Adelaide Street East to Parliament,
resuming their regular route northward along Parliament.

The TTC is also detouring buses operating along the main 72 branch between Pape Station and Queen Street East.

501 Queen

From about 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, the TTC is diverting the route and operating shuttle buses between Bathurst Street and University Avenue.

Eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and McCaul Street, then detour:

northward along McCaul;
eastward along Dundas Streets West and East;
southward along Victoria Street;
eastward along Queen Street East; and then
northeastward along Kingston Road to the Kingston Road / Queen loop,
ending their trips inside the loop.

After 1 p.m., eastbound streetcars operate eastward along Queen Street East from Victoria Street to Neville loop, where they end their trips.

Westbound cars start their trips in the Kingston Road / Queen loop, then proceed:

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

After 1 p.m., westbound cars start their trips at Neville loop, then proceed westward along Queen Street East to Victoria Street.

501 Queen shuttle

From about 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., buses replace regular 501 Queen streetcar service between Bathurst Street and University Avenue.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Wolseley Loop on Bathurst Street, just north of Queen Street West, then proceed:

southward along Bathurst;
eastward along Queen West;
southward along University Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Street West; and then
northward along York Street to Queen,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips on York Street, south of Queen Street West, then proceed:

northward along York;
westward along Queen West; and then
northward along Bathurst Street to Wolseley Loop,
ending their trips.

Queens Quay shuttle

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m., on Sunday, September 27, the TTC is operating shuttle bus service along Queens Quays East and West between Parliament and Bathurst Streets.

Westbound buses start their trips on Queens Quay East at Parliament Street, then proceed:

westward along Queens Quays East and West to Bathurst Street, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Queens Quay West and Bathurst Street, then proceed:

northward along Lower Spadina;
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
southward along Rees Street;
eastward along Queens Quays West and East;
northward along Small Street; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to Parliament Street,
ending their trips.

The shuttle bus replaces regular 6 Bay service along Queens Quays West and East between Bay and Lower Jarvis Streets, regular 509 Harbourfront service along Queens Quay West between Bathurst Street and Lower Spadina Avenue and regular 75 Sherbourne service along Queens Quay East between Lower Sherbourne and Lower Jarvis Streets.

80 Queensway

From about 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, the TTC is splitting the route.

For the west end of route, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to the Queensway and the entrance to Humber Loop, then proceed:

eastward into Humber Loop, ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Humber Loop, then proceed along their regular route westward along the Queensway.

If passengers want to reach destinations further east along the regular 80 Queensway route, they should ask for paper transfers when they pay their fares and transfer to an eastbound 501 Queen streetcar at Humber Loop. Leave the car at Parkside Drive and walk north to Garden Avenue. The TTC is setting up a temporary walking transfer point at Parkside and Garden.

For the east end of the route along Parkside Drive, the TTC is operating one Wheel-Trans bus because streets near the Queensway and Parkside are too narrow for regular buses.

The southbound bus starts its trips at Keele Station, then proceeds:

southward along Keele Street and Parkside Drive to Garden Avenue,
ending their trips.

The northbound bus starts its trips at Parkside Drive and Garden Avenue, then proceeds:

eastward along Garden;
northward along Indian Road; and then
westward along Algonquin Avenue to Parkside Drive,
resuming its regular route northward along Parkside.

The TTC is setting up a temporary walking transfer point at Parkside and Garden. If passengers want to reach destinations further west along the regular 80 Queensway route, they should ask for paper transfers when they pay their fares and walk to the Queensway overpass across Parkside Drive to transfer to westbound 501 Queen streetcars, then transfer again to 80 Queensway buses at Humber Loop.

75 Sherbourne

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Sherbourne Street and Adelaide Street East, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide East;
southward along Princess Street to King Street East,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Princess Street at King Street East, then proceed:

westward along King East to Sherbourne Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Sherbourne.

The Queens Quay shuttle bus replaces regular 75 Sherbourne service along Queens Quay East between Lower Jarvis and Lower Sherbourne Streets.

510 Spadina

Streetcars operate along their regular route.

92 Woodbine South

From about 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Sunday September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodbine Avenue and Kingston Road, then detour:

southwestward along Kingston to the Kingston Road / Queen streetcar loop, entering the loop and ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips in Kingston Road / Queen streetcar loop, then proceed:

westward along Queen Street East; and then
northeastward along Kingston Road to Woodbine Avenue,
resuming their regular route northbound along Woodbine.

320 Yonge overnight

From about 7 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Adelaide Streets, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide Street East; and then
southward along Church Street to King Street East, ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Church Street at King Street East, then proceed:

westward along King East to Yonge Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Yonge.


The Word on the Street

On Saturday and Sunday, the City of Toronto is closing

  • Hoskin Avenue between Tower Road and Queen’s Park Crescent West,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent and Queen’s Park between Bloor and Wellesley Streets West and
  • Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescents West and East

to accommodate the annual book and magazine festival.

5 Avenue Rd

From 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 26 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor;
northward along Bedford Road; and then
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue to St. George Station,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at St. George Station then proceed:

southward along Bedford Road to Bloor Street West; and then
eastward along Bloor West to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue Road.

94 Wellesley

From 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 26 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord and St. George Streets, then detour:

southward along St. George;
eastward along College Street; and then
northward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley.

Westbound buses reverse the routing.