Weekend events affect transit services, September 14, 15, 16



A full slate of street festivals and road races fills the agenda this weekend, resulting in many detours for transit services throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area — including Terry Fox Runs in most area cities and towns.

The events take place in the Acton area of Halton Hills, the Binbrook area of Hamilton, Brampton, the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Caledon, the Downsview area of Toronto, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, downtown Hamilton, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Mississauga, Newmarket, North York area of Toronto, Peterborough, the Preston area of Cambridge, Oakville, the Thornhill area of Markham and Vaughan, central and downtown Toronto, the Unionville area of Markham, Waterloo and Whitby.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, Brampton Fall Fair shuttle.

Burlington Transit1 Plains.

Durham Region Transit302 Brock - Brooklin, 501 Aspen Springs, 502 Liberty.

GO Transit01 Lakeshore West, 25 Waterloo / Mississauga, 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 81 Port Perry / Whitby, 88 Peterborough / Oshawa, 90 Newcastle / Oshawa.

Hamilton Street RailwayAll routes, 2 Barton, 3 Cannon, 4 Bayfront, 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke, 8 York, Binbrook Fair shuttle, Tiger-Cats express.

Grand River Transit1 Stanley Park, 5 Erb West, 7 Mainline, 11 Country Hills, 15 Frederick, 56 Dunbar, 200 iXpress.

MiWay6 Credit Woodlands.

Peterborough Transit1 George North, 9 Nichols Park, 10 Collison, 11 Ashburnham.

Oakville Transit2 Lakeshore, 14 Lakeshore West, Olympian Celebration shuttle buses.

Toronto Transit Commission7 Bathurst, 26 Dupont, 30 Lambton, 32 Eglinton West, 35 Jane, 55 Warren Park, 71 Runnymede, 74 Mt Pleasant, 75 Sherbourne, 77 Swansea, 79 Scarlett Rd, 82 Rosedale, 88 South Leaside, 98 Willowdale - Senlac, 97 Yonge, 126 Christie, 127 Davenport, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 312 St. Clair overnight, 313 Jane overnight, 320 Yonge overnight, 504 King, 504 King shuttle bus.

York Region TransitViva blue, 3 Thornhill - York U, 57A Clearmeadow - Mulock; 77 Highway 7 - Centre, 99 Yonge, 760 Vaughan Mills - Wonderland.

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The Friday, September 14 events affecting transit services are: the Brampton Fall Fair; Celebrate Yonge Street; James Street North Supercrawl; the KOI Music Fest; the Toronto Film Festival; and the Toronto Ukrainian Festival.

The Saturday, September 15 events affecting transit services are: the Acton Fall Fair Parade; the Brampton Fall Fair; a Canadian Football League game; Celebrate Our Olympians; Celebrate Yonge Street; the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; Heritage Day; James Street North Supercrawl; the KOI Music Fest; the Peterborough Pride Parade; the Preston Music Festival, the Roncesvalles Polish Festival; the Thornhill Village Festival; the Toronto 5K; and the Toronto Ukrainian Festival.

The Sunday, September 16 events affecting transit services are: Binbrook Fair, the Brampton Fall Fair; Celebrate Yonge Street; Open Streets Hamilton, Open Streets Uptown Waterloo; the Roncesvalles Polish Festival; various Terry Fox Runs; the Tour de Mississauga and the Toronto Ukrainian Festival.

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Acton


Acton Fall Fair Parade

The Town of Halton Hills is closing various streets in downtown Acton Saturday to accommodate the Acton Agricultural Society’s annual parade to the fairgrounds.

GO Transit is likely detouring buses during the event.

31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

(GO Transit has not confirmed the detour information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2011 during this event.)

From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, September 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Guelph Street and Main Street North (Highway 7 and Regional Road 25), then detour:

northward along Main North;
east- and southward along Wallace Street;
eastward along McDonald Boulevard;
southward along Churchill Road North to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen (Highway 7).

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Elizabeth Drive and north of Mill Street,
  • on Mill Street East at Elgin Street South and Eastern Avenue,
  • on Young Street across from Peel Street and
  • on Queen Street east of Longfield Road and at Churchill Road South.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street at Churchill Road North and across from and east of Longfield Road,
  • on Young Street at Peel Street,
  • on Mill Street East across from Follow Street and at Elgin Street North,
  • on Main Street North at St. Alban Drive and north of School Lane.

An event in Georgetown also affects service along this route.

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Binbrook


Binbrook Fair

The Hamilton Street Railway is operating shuttle buses to carry passengers between Eastgate Terminal and the Binbrook Fairgrounds for the Binbrook Agricultural Society’s 158th annual event Sunday, September 16.

Binbrook Fair shuttle

Northbound buses leave City Highway 56 beside the fairgrounds, in front of the Little Theatre, every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

Buses proceed:

southward along Highway 56;
eastward along Binbrook Road;
northward along Tanglewood Drive;
westward along Maggie Johnson Drive;
northward along Highway 56, Upper Centennial Parkway and Centennial Parkway South;
westward along Queenston Road; and then
northward into Eastgate Terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses leave Eastgate at 9:30 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 5 p.m.

Buses proceed:

eastward along Queenston Road; and then
southward along Centennial Parkway South, Upper Centennial Parkway and City Highway 56 to the fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

You can view a schedule and a map of the shuttle-bus route here (.pdf)

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Brampton


Brampton events include: Brampton Fall Fair (September 14, 15, 16); Downtown Brampton Farmers Market (September 15).


Brampton Fall Fair
Brampton Fall Fair shuttle

Brampton Transit shuttle buses offer free and frequent service to carry fairgoers between the Heart Lake Terminal and the Region of Peel Agricultural Society’s 159th annual fall fiesta at the Brampton Fairgrounds on Heart Lake Road.

Buses leave the Terminal:

  • every 30 minutes Friday, September 14 from 4:05 until 10:05 p.m.;
  • every 30 minutes Saturday, September 15 from 9:35 a.m. until 9:35 p.m.; and
  • every 30 minutes Sunday, September 16 from 8:35 a.m. until 5:05 p.m.

Buses leave the fairgrounds:

  • every 30 minutes Friday, September 14 from 4:20 until 10:20 p.m.;
  • every 30 minutes Saturday, September 15 from 9:50 a.m. until 9:50 p.m.; and
  • every 30 minutes Sunday, September 16 from 8:50 a.m. until 5:20 p.m.

You can view the shuttle schedule here. (.pdf)


Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. every Saturday until October 6 to accommodate the weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market.

2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 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 stop

  • on Main Street at Queen Street.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Streets South and North at Wellington Street, John Street, north of Queen Street and at Theatre Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing here. (.pdf)

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Bowmanville


Terry Fox Run Clarington

You can see a map of the run course here (.pdf).

Participants pass along Liberty Street South, Baseline Road East, Lambs Roads South and North, Concession Streets East and West, Scugog Street North, King Street West, Roenigk Drive, Waverly Road, Base Line Road West Duke Street and Park Road, affecting Durham Region Transit and GO Transit service.

Durham Region Transit
501 Aspen Springs

From about 10 a.m. until noon, Sunday, September 16, expect delays as participants pass along Scugog Street North, King Street West, Roenigk Drive and Waverley Road.

502 Liberty

From about 10 a.m. until noon, Sunday, September 16, expect delays as participants pass along Liberty Street South, Baseline Roads West and East, Concession Streets East and West, Scugog Street North and King Street West.

DRT is also detouring the buses that leave Church and Temperance Streets at 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. The buses operate along their regular route to Liberty Street South and Southway Drive, then detour:

eastward along Southway to Simpson Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Simpson.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Liberty Street South south of Park Road,
  • on Baseline Road East east of Liberty Street South and
  • on Simpson Avenue at Soper Court.
90 Newcastle / Oshawa

From about 10 a.m. until noon, Sunday, September 16, expect delays as participants pass along Lambs Roads South and North, Scugog Street North and King Street West.

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Caledon


The Brampton Fairgrounds — home to the Brampton Fall Fair — is actually in the Town of Caledon.


Cambridge

See Preston.


Clarington

See Bowmanville.


Downsview


Terry Fox Run York University

Participants may affect traffic along

  • The Pond Road between Shorham Drive / Ian Macdonald Boulevard and Nelson Road on York University’s Keele Campus.

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

The event likely affects TTC service.

106 York University

Until 1 p.m. Sunday, September 16, expect delays.

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Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

Saturday morning to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the market every Saturday until October 20.

31A / 31E / 31F Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 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 opposite Cross Street and at Wesleyan Street and
  • on Mill Street at Guelph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street south of Guelph Street and
  • on Main Street South opposite Wesleyan 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.

An event in Acton also affects service along this route.

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Halton Hills

See Acton and Georgetown.


Hamilton

See also Binbrook


Hamilton events include: a Canadian Football League game (September 15); and the James Street North Supercrawl (September 14, 15).


Canadian Football League game
All Hamilton Street Railway routes

You can ride any HSR bus free of fare to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos, Saturday, September 15 at 3 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.

2 Barton

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Barton Street East at Lenister Avenue North — just one block north of Ivor Wynne Stadium.

3 Cannon

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Cannon Street East at Balsam Avenue North — just south of Ivor Wynne Stadium.

Tiger-Cats Express shuttles

From about 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Labour Day, Monday, September 3, free HSR shuttle buses also speedily transport ticket-holders from four terminals across the city to the stadium. After the game is over, they’ll shuttle you back again. You can view the schedule for Monday’s shuttle service here. (.pdf)

Read Transit Toronto’s June 8 post for more details.


James Street North Supercrawl

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • James Street North between Murray Street and York Boulevard / Wilson Street

Friday evening and

  • James Street North between Murray and King Streets,
  • Wilson Street between Hughson and James Streets North and
  • York Boulevard between MacNab and James Street North

all day Saturday to accommodate the street festival.

Burlington Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway are detouring buses during the event. GO Transit is adding extra service to and from the event.

Burlington Transit
1 Plains

(Burlington Transit has not announced detours. This post describes how previous events on James Street North have affected service.)

After 6 p.m., Friday, September 14, Hamilton-bound operate along their regular route, but passengers should expect delays as the bus crosses along York Boulevard / Wilson Street at James Street North. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection.

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. Sunday, September 16, Hamilton-bound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Queen Street North, then detour:

southward along Queen Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Streets West and East; and then
northward along John Street South to King Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along King East.

Hamilton-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard at James Street North,
  • on Wilson Street at John Street North and
  • on Catharine Street North at King William Street.

Burlington-bound buses operate along their regular route.

GO Transit
01 Lakeshore West

GO’s operating extra trains Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15. Friday festival-goers can take the regular westbound train that leaves Union Station at 6:35 p.m. The train arrives in the Hamilton GO Centre at 7:50 p.m. and it features Terra Lightfoot, who will perform an acoustic set on this train. A special eastbound train leaves Hamilton at 12:20 a.m. early Saturday, September 15. It serves all stops along the line and arrives in Union at 1:41 a.m.

Saturday festival-goers can take a special westbound train leaving Union Station at 6:20 p.m. and arriving in Hamilton at 7:42 p.m. The return eastbound train leaves Hamilton at 12:20 a.m. early Sunday, September 16 and arrives in Union at 1:41 a.m.

You can view the special schedule here (.pdf).

The special trains operating for Supercrawl and the regular train leaving Union at 6:35 p.m. Friday include the artsy GO railcar, Art Train Conductor No. 9, a moving, mobile, public art project developed by No.9: Contemporary Art and the Environment, Metrolinx and Toronto-based artists Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins. Art Train Conductor No. 9 lets you to travel to Supercrawl comfortablym while experiencing a unique and interactive public art project. Art guides will be on board the trains to engage riders with the mobile site.

Hamilton Street Railway
6 Aberdeen

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. Sunday, September 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and King Street West, then detour:

westward along King East; and then
southward along James Street South to Main Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street North north of King Street East,
  • on Rebecca Street at Hughson Street North and
  • on James Street North across from King William Street.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on James Street South at Main Street West.

Passengers should expect delays at King and James Streets. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Main Street West, then proceed along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street North across from King William Street.
2 Barton

After 6 p.m., Friday, September 14, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and John Street North, then detour:

southward along John North; and then
westward along Wilson to James Street,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Barton Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on James Street North at Colbourne Street, across from Robert Street and south of Cannon Street West.

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

  • on John Street North at Robert Street.

Passengers should expect delays at Wilson Street and James Street North. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and John Street North, then detour:

southward along John North; and then
westward along King Street East to James Street,
resuming their regular route southward along James Street North.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Barton Street East at Hughson Street North,
  • on James Street North at Colbourne Street, across from Robert Street, south of Cannon Street West and York Boulevard and
  • on James Street South, first stop south of King Street West.

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

  • on John Street North at Robert and Rebecca Streets and
  • on James Street South, second stop south of King Street West. (Buses operating along the 4 Bayfront and 8 York routes also serve this stop.)

Passengers should expect delays at King and James Streets. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

4 Bayfront

After 6 p.m. Friday, September 14, inbound buses operate along their regular route to James Street North and Strachan Street, then detour:

eastward along Strachan Street East;
southward along John Street North; and then
westward along Wilson Street to James Street,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street South at Barton Street East, Colbourne Street, across from Robert Street and south of Cannon Street West.

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

  • on Strachan Street East east of Hughson Street North and
  • on John Street North at Robert Street.

Passengers should expect delays at Wilson Street and James Street North. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. Sunday, September 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to James Street North and Strachan Street, then detour:

eastward along Strachan Street East;
southward along John Street North; and then
westward along King Street East to James Street,
resuming their regular route southward along James Street South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street North at Barton Street East, Colbourne Street, across from Robert Street, south of Cannon Street West and across from Rebecca Street.

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

  • on Strachan Street East east of Hughson Street North and
  • on John Street North at Robert and Rebecca Streets.

Passengers should expect delays at King and James Streets. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to MacNab Street North and Murray Street West, then detour:.

northward along MacNab North; and then
eastward along Strachan Street West to James Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along James North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street North north of Murray Street East.
3 Cannon

After 6 p.m. Friday, September 14, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Cannon Street East and John Street North, then detour:

southward along John North; and then
westward along Wilson Street to James Street,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cannon Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on James Street North south of Cannon Street West.

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. Sunday, September 16, buses operate along their regular route to Cannon Street East and John Street North, then detour:

southward along John North; and then
westward along King Street East to James Street,
resuming their regular route southward along James Street South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cannon Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on James Street North south of Cannon Street West, south of Cannon Street West and York Boulevard and
  • on James Street South, first stop south of King Street West.

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

  • on John Street North at Rebecca Street and
  • on James Street South, second stop south of King Street West. (Buses operating along the 4 Bayfront and 8 York routes also serve this stop.)

Passengers should expect delays at King and James Streets. Hamilton Police Services officers will direct buses through the intersection. . Outbound buses operate along their regular routes.

7 Locke

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. Sunday, September 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and MacNab Street North, then detour:

northward along MacNab North;
eastward along Barton Streets West and East;
southward along John Street North;
westward along King Street East; and then
southward along James Street South toMain Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard across from MacNab Street North and
  • on James Street North across from King William Street.

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

  • on MacNab Street North north of York Boulevard, at Cannon Street West, north of Mulberry Street and at Colbourne Street,
  • on John Street North at Robert and Rebecca Streets and
  • on James Street South at the second stop south of King Street West.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Main Street West, then proceed along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street North across from King William Street.
8 York

From 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 2 a.m. Sunday, September 16, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and MacNab Street North, then detour:

northward along MacNab North;
eastward along Barton Streets West and East;
southward along John Street North;
westward along King Street East; and then
southward along James Street South toMain Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard across from MacNab Street North and
  • on James Street North across from Rebecca Street.

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

  • on MacNab Street North north of York Boulevard, at Cannon Street West, north of Mulberry Street and at Colbourne Street,
  • on John Street North at Robert and Rebecca Streets and
  • on James Street South at Main Street West.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at the second stop south of King Street West, then proceed along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street North across from Rebecca Street.

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Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Kitchener


KOI Music Fest

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • King Streets East and West between Frederick Street / Benton Street and Ontario Street

Friday afternoon and Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the annual event.

Grand River Transit is detouring bus service, while the street is closed.

11 Country Hills
15 Frederick

From 4 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 14 and from 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 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 stop

  • on King Street East at Queen 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

From 4 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 14 and from 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street South and King Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street South and
  • on King Street West at Benton Street.

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

  • on Frederick Street at Goudies Lane.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Frederick Street / Benton Street, then detour:

southward along Benton;
westward along Charles Streets East and West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into the Charles Street terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Frederick Street and Queen Street North.

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Open Streets Uptown Waterloo also affects service along this route Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15.

1 Stanley Park

From 4 until 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 14 and from 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 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 stop

  • on King Street East at Queen 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.

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Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 27, 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 to accommodate the event.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 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

See Thornhill and Unionville.


Mississauga


Tour de Mississauga

The City of Mississauga is closing

  • Living Arts Drive between Rathburn Road West and City Centre Drive

Sunday morning to accommodate the annual bicycle race.

MiWay is detouring buses while the roadway is closed.

6 Credit Woodlands

From 7:30 until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, September 16, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Confederation Parkway and Burnhamthorpe Road West, then detour:

northward along Confederation; and then
eastward along Rathburn Road West to Living Arts Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rathburn West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive at City Centre and Princess Royal Drives.

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

  • on Confederation Parkway at Princess Royal and Prince of Wales Drives and
  • on Rathburn Road West east of Confederation Parkway.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive south of Rathburn Road West and at Princess Royal Drive.

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

  • on Confederation Parkway south of Rathburn Road West and at City Centre Drive.

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


Newmarket


Terry Fox Run Newmarket

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Participants pass along parts of Alex Doner Drive and Crossland Gate, affecting York Region Transit service.

57A Clearmeadow - Mulock

Expect delays until about noon Sunday, September 16.

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North York

See also Downsview


Terry Fox Run North York

Participants pass along Senlac Road and also cross Yonge Street at Churchill Avenue / Church Avenue and Elmhurst Avenue / Greenfield Avenue, affecting TTC services.

98 Willowdale - Senlac

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Senlac Road between York Cemetery and Burnett Avenue.

97 Yonge

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays on Yonge Street at Churchill Avenue / Church Avenue and Elmhurst Avenue / Greenfield Avenue.

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Preston


Preston Music Festival

The City of Cambrige is closing

  • Westminster Drives North and South between Duke Street and Queenston Road

all day Saturday to accommodate the fifth annual event.

[Grand River Transit] is detouring buses operating along the 56 Dunbar route, while the street is closed.

56 Dunbar

All day Saturday, September 15, buses operate along their regular route to Argyle Street South and Hamilton Street, then detour:

eastward along Hamilton;
northward along Church Streets South and North; and the
westward along Duke Street to Westminster Drive North,
resuming their regular route northward along Westminster North.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Westminster Drive North at Duke Street.

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

  • on Duke Street at Westminster Drive North.

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Oakville


Celebrate Our Olympians

The Town of Oakville celebrates local Olympians with a parade through downtown Oakville and a reception at Centennial Square.

It’s closing

  • Lakeshore Road between Reynolds Street and Centennial Square (at Navy Street)

Saturday afternoon during the parade.

Since parking downtown is hard to find, Oakville Transit is operating free shuttle buses to and from Oakville GO Station. It’s also detouring two routes during the parade.

2 Lakeshore

From 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road and Navy Street, then detour:

southward along Navy;
eastward along Robinson Street; and then
northward along Allan Street to Lakeshore,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road east of George and Dunn Streets and Trafalgar Road and at Reynolds Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road west of Reynolds Street, at Trafalgar Road and west of Dunn and George Streets.
14 Lakeshore West

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Reynolds and Randall Streets, then detour:

westward along Randall;
southward along George Street;
westward along Church Street, through the Downtown Oakville Terminal;
northward along Trafalgar Road; and then
westward along Randall Street to Dunn Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Randall.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road west of Reynolds Street and at Trafalgar Road and
  • on Dunn Street at Church Street.

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

  • on Church Street east of Dunn Street.
Olympian Celebration shuttle

Frequent southbound buses leave Oakville GO Station bus terminal, starting at 1 p.m.

Frequent northbound buses leave Navy and Church Streets from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m.

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Peterborough


Peterborough Pride parade

On Saturday afternoon, the City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Street North between Brock and King Streets

to accommodate the annual festival parade.

The event affects [GO Transit}(#got77”) and Peterborough Transit services.

GO Transit
88 Trent U - Oshawa

(GO Transit has not confirmed the detour. This post describes how it detoured buses in previous years during this event.)

From 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West; and then
southward along Aylmer Street North to Simcoe Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Aylmer North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North at Simcoe Street and
  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Charlotte Street and Aylmer Street North, then detour:

northward along Aylmer Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Water North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.
Peterborough Transit
11 Ashburnham

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and Burnham Street, then detour:

southward along Burnham;
eastward along Maria Street;
northward along Rogers Street;
eastward along Douro Street;
northward along Armour Road;
westward along Parkhill Roads East and West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips in the Downtown Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Parkhill Roads West and East;
southward along Armour Road;
westward along Dufferin Street;
southward along Rogers Street;
westward along Hunter Street East;
southward along Burnham Street;
eastward along Maria Street; and then
northward along Rogers Street to Hunter East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter.

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

10 Collison

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street and George Street South, then detour:

westward along Lansdowne;
northward along Aylmer Streets South and North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses reverse the detour routing.

1 George North

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, inbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses start their trips at the Downtown Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe;
northward along Aylmer Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

9 Nichols Park

(Peterborough Transit has not confirmed the detour routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed George Street.)

From about 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Armour Road and Parkhill Road East, then detour:

westward along Parkhill Roads East and West;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trip.

Outbound buses reverse the detour routing.


Thornhill


Thornhill events affecting transit services include: the Terry Fox Run Thornhill (September 16); and the Thornhill Village Festival (September 15).


Terry Fox Run Thornhill

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Participants pass along parts of Bayview Avenue, Green Lane, Leslie Street and Willowbrook Road.

The event affects York Region Transit service.

91 Bayview

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Bayview Avenue between Sycamore Drive and Willowbrook Road.

90 Leslie

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Leslie Street between Alexis Road and Tanglewood Trail.

3 Thornhill - York U

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Green Lane between Alexis and Willowbrook Road, Leslie Street between Alexis Road and Tanglewood Trail and Willowbrook Road.

The Thornhill Village Festival also affects service along this route Saturday, September 15.


Thornhill Village Festival

The the Region of York and the City of Vaughan are closing several streets in Thornhill Saturday to accommodate the Society for the Preservation of Historic Thornhill’s 36th annual street festival.

The Region is closing

  • Yonge Street (Regional Road 1) between John Street and Royal Orchard Boulevard.

The City is closing

  • Centre Street between Atkinson Avenue and Yonge Street.

and other streets in the old village.

77 Highway 7 - Centre

From 7:45 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, September 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Bathurst Street, then detour:

southward along Bathurst; and then
eastward along Clark Avenue West to Yonge Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Centre Street east of Bathurst Street, at Atkinson Avenue, across from Rose Green Drive, at Markwood Lane, across from Oakbank Road and at Brooke and Yonge Streets and
  • on Yonge Street south of Thorncrest Drive and Arnold Avenue and at Clark Avenue West.

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

  • on Bathurst Street at East Promenade,
  • on Clark Avenue West at York Hill Boulevard [west], across from Atkinson Avenue, at Hilda Avenue, across from Charles Street, at York Hill Boulevard [east] and Yonge Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Clark Avenue, then detour:

westward along Clark Avenue West;
northward along Bathurst Street;
westward along East Promenade;
north- and westward along Promenade Circle; and then
northward into Promenade Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Westhbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Clark Avenue, Elgin Street and Thornhill Summit Drive and
  • on Centre Street at Brooke Street, Oakbank and Erica Roads, Rose Green Drive and Atkinson Avenue.

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

  • on Clark Avenue West west of Yonge Street, at Springfield Way and Charles Street, across from Hilda Avenue, at Atkinson Avenue, across from York Hill Boulevard [west] and at Bathurst Street,
  • on Promenade Circle north of East Promenade.
3 Thornhill - York U

From 7:45 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, September 15, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to New Westminster Drive and Bathurst Street, then detour:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along Highway 7;
southward along Yonge Street to Royal Orchard Boulevard,
resuming their regular route eastward along Royal Orchard.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street across from Royal Orchard Drive and at Centre Street,
  • on Centre Street at Brooke Street, Oakbank and Erica Roads, Rose Green Drive and Atkinson Avenue,
  • on Atkinson Avenue at Edmund Seager Drive, beside #300 Atkinson, at Flamingo Road and Bathurst Street.

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

  • on Yonge Street at Baythorn Drive, across from Uplands Avenue and Bunker and Longbridge Roads, at Langstaff Road East, north of Highway 407 and at Garden Avenue and
  • on Bathurst Street at Worth and Westmount Boulevards.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Atkinson Avenue at Rosedale Heights Drive [north], west of Dundurn Crescent [north], at Dundurn Crescent [south], beside Rosedale North Park and at Rosedale Heights Drive [south],
  • on Centre Street across from Rose Green Drive, at Markwood Lane, across from Oakbank Road and at Brooke and Yonge Streets and
  • on Yonge Street at Royal Orchard Boulevard.

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

  • on Bathurst Street across from Westmount Boulevard and at Flamingo Road,
  • on Yonge Street south of Garden Avenue, north of Highway 407, across from Langstaff Road East, at Bunker and Longbridge Roads and Uplands and Thornhill Avenues.

The Terry Fox Run - Thornhill also affects service along this route Sunday, September 16.

Viva blue

From 7:45 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, September 15, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Hill Centre Terminal, then detour:

eastward along Highway 7;
southward along Bayview Avenue; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue East to Yonge Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip

  • the Royal Orchard, Centre Street, Clark and Steeles vivastations.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound routing.

Northbound buses skip

  • the Steeles, Clarke, Centre Street and Royal Orchard vivastations.
760 Vaughan Mills / Wonderland
99 Yonge

From 7:45 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, September 15, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Royal Orchard Boulevard, then detour:

eastward along Royal Orchard;
southward along Bayview Avenue;
westward along John Street to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street across from Royal Orchard Drive and at Centre Street.

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

  • on Royal Orchard Boulevard at Inverlochy Boulevard, east of Wild Cherry Lane, at Baythorn Drive, across from Kirk Drive, Shady Lane Crescent, Blue Spruce Lane [east] and Doral Gate and at Bayview Avenue,
  • on Bayview Avenue at Glynnwood Retirement Residence,
  • on John Street at Baywood Gate.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Thornhill Summit Drive and Royal Orchard Boulevard.

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

  • on John Street at Candice Gate,
  • on Bayview Avenue north of John Street and Green Lane and
  • on Royal Orchard Boulevard at Doral Gate, Blue Spruce Lane [east], Shady Lane Crescent, Kirk and Baythorn Drive, across from Wild Cherry Lane and east of Yonge Street.

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Toronto

See also Downsview and North York.


Toronto events affecting transit services include: Celebrate Toronto (August 16 to September 16); the Roncesvalles Polish Festival (September 15, 16); various Terry Fox Runs (September 16); the Toronto 5K (September 15); and the Toronto Ukrainian Festival (September 15, 16, 17).


Celebrate Yonge

The City of Toronto and the Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area are setting up planters and barricades along

  • Yonge Street between Gerrard and Queen Streets,

narrowing the street to traffic and widening the sidewalks to set up restaurant patios and other areas for pedestrians to enjoy Toronto’s main street. The event continues from Thursday, August 16 until Sunday, September 16 and may affect TTC service.

97B Yonge
320 Yonge overnight

From Thursday, August 16 until Sunday, September 16, passengers should expect delays. The TTC may relocate some bus stops.

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Roncesvalles Polish Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Roncesvalles Avenue between Dundas Street West and Queen Street West / The Queensway

Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the festival.

The TTC is detouring service during the events.

313 Jane overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Sunday, September 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue, then detour:

southeastward along Dundas West;
southward along Lansdowne Avenue; and then
westward along Queen Street West to Roncesvalles Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along The Queensway.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Roncesvalles Avenue south of Boustead and Howard Park Avenues, at Grenadier Road, south of High Park Boulevard, at Galley Avenue, south of Marion Avenue and at The Queensway.

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

  • on Dundas Street West east of Roncesvalles Avenue, at Howard Park and Sorauren Avenues, across from Sterling Road and St. Helens Avenue and at Lansdowne Avenue,
  • on Lansdowne Avenue south of Rideau Avenue, beside #106 Lansdowne and at Seaforth Avenue and Queen Street West and
  • on Queen Street West at Sorauren, Triller and Roncesvalles Avenues.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West west of Morrow Avenue, across from Roncesvalles Avenue and at Bloor Street West.

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

  • on Queen Street West at Wilson Park Road and Dowling and Jameson Avenues,
  • on Lansdowne Avenue across from #104 Lansdowne and Rideau Avenue and at Dundas Street West and
  • on Dundas Street West at Sterling Road, across from Sorauren Avenue, west of Morrow Avenue, across from Roncesvalles Avenue and at Bloor Street West and
  • in Dundas West Station terminal.
504 King

From 6 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 11 p.m. Sunday, September 16, eastbound cars start their trips in Roncesvalles Carhouse, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Roncesvalles Avenue.
(The first eastbound stop is on Roncesvalles at The Queensway.)

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Dundas West Station terminal,
  • on Edna Avenue at Dundas Street West (Sunday only)
  • on Roncesvalles Avenue south of Boustead and Howard Park Avenues, at Grenadier Road, south of High Park Boulevard, at Galley Avenue, south of Marion Avenue and at The Queensway.

Westbound cars operate along their regular route to King Street West and Queen Street West / The Queensway, then detour:

westward along The Queensway; and then
northward into Roncesvalles Carhouse,
ending their trips.
(The last westbound stop is on King Street West at Queen Street West.)

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Roncesvalles Avenue north of Queen Street West and Marion Avenue, at Garden and Fermanagh Avenues, Grenadier Road and Howard Park Avenue and across from Boustead Avenue,
  • on Dundas Street West at Bloor Street West and
  • in Dundas West Station terminal.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Queen Street West / The Queensway and Dundas West Station.

504 King shuttle bus

From 6 a.m. Saturday, September 15 until 11 p.m. Sunday, September 16 southbound buses start their trips in Dundas West Station terminal, then proceed:

eastward along Edna Avenue;
south- and southeastward along Dundas Street West;
southward along Lansdowne Avenue;
eastward along Queen Street West and The Queensway; and then
northward into Sunnyside Loop, ending their trips.

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Dundas West Station terminal,
  • on Edna Avenue at Dundas Street West (Sunday only),
  • on Dundas Street West east of Roncesvalles Avenue, at Howard Park and Sorauren Avenues, across from Sterling Road and St. Helens Avenue and at Lansdowne Avenue,
  • on Lansdowne Avenue south of Rideau Avenue, beside #106 Lansdowne and at Seaforth Avenue and Queen Street West,
  • on Queen Street West at Sorauren, Triller and Roncesvalles Avenues and
  • in Sunnyside Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips in Sunnyside Loop, then proceed:

southward along Sunnyside Avenue;
eastward along The Queensway and Queen Street West;
northward along Lansdowne Avenue;
west- and northward along Dundas Street West; and then
westward into Dundas West Station terminal, ending their trips.

Northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on The Queensway at King Street West,
  • on Queen Street West at Wilson Park Road and Dowling and Jameson Avenues,
  • on Lansdowne Avenue across from #104 Lansdowne and Rideau Avenue and at Dundas Street West,
  • on Dundas Street West at St. Helens Avenue and Sterling Road, across from Sorauren Avenue, west of Morrow Avenue, across from Roncesvalles Avenue and at Bloor Street West and
  • in Dundas West Station terminal.

After 11 p.m. Sunday, September 16, southbound buses start their trips in Dundas West Station terminal, then proceed:

eastward along Edna Avenue;
southward along Dundas Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue;
westward along The Queensway; and then
northward into Sunnyside Loop, ending their trips.

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Dundas West Station terminal,
  • on Edna Avenue at Dundas Street West (Sunday only)
  • on Roncesvalles Avenue south of Boustead and Howard Park Avenues, at Grenadier Road, south of High Park Boulevard, at Galley Avenue, south of Marion Avenue and at The Queensway and
  • in Sunnyside Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips in Sunnyside Loop, then proceed:

southward along Sunnyside Avenue;
eastward along The Queensway;
northward along Roncesvalles Avenue and Dundas Street West; and then
westward into Dundas West Station terminal,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on The Queensway at King Street West,
  • on Roncesvalles Avenue north of Queen Street West and Marion Avenue, at Garden and Fermanagh Avenues, Grenadier Road and Howard Park Avenue and across from Boustead Avenue,
  • on Dundas Street West at Bloor Street West and
  • in Dundas West Station terminal.

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Terry Fox Run Rosedale - Moore Park

Participants pass along parts of Crescent Road, Edgar Avenue, Glen Road, Highland Avenue, MacLennan Avenue, Moore Avenue, Mount Pleasant Road, St. Clair Avenue East, Scholfield Avenue and South Drive, affecting TTC service.

74 Mt Pleasant

Until about noon, Sunday, September 16, delays along Mount Pleasant Road between Moore Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East.

82 Rosedale

Until about noon, Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Crescent Road between Mooredale House and South Drive, Edgar Avenue, Glen Road between Highland Avenue and South Drive, Highland, MacLennan and Scholfield Avenues.

75 Sherbourne

Until about noon, Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Maple Avenue and South Drive.

88 South Leaside

Until about noon, Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Moore Avenue between Lumley and Welland Avenues and St. Clair Avenue East between Welland Avenue and Mount Pleasant Road until about noon.

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Terry Fox Run Upper Canada College

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

Participants pass along part of Eglinton Avenue West, affecting TTC service.

7 Bathurst

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays on Bathurst Street at the Belt Line Trail, just south of Elm Ridge Drive / Roselawn Avenue.

32 Eglinton West

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays along Eglinton Avenue West between Everden and Old Park Roads.

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Toronto International Film Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Yonge Street between Shuter and Queen Streets

Thursday afternoon and evening

to accommodate gala film festival events at the Elgin Theatre.

The TTC is detouring bus service while the street is closed.

97B Yonge

After 4 p.m. Friday, September 14, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Gerrard Streets, then detour:

westward along Gerrard Street West;
southward along Bay Street; and then
eastward along Adelaide Street West to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Elm Street, Dundas Street West, across from #247 Yonge and Shuter Street and at Queen, Richmond and Adelaide Streets West.

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

  • on Bay Street at Elm Street, Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square, Queen Street West and south of Richmond Street West.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Richmond Streets, then detour:

westward along Richmond Street West;
northward along Bay Street; and then
westward along Gerrard Street West to Yonge,
resuming their regular route northward along Yonge.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Richmond and Queen Streets East, Shuter Street, Dundas Street East, across from Elm Street and at Gerrard Street East.

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

  • on Bay Street at Queen Street West, Albert Street, across from Hagerman Street, at Dundas Street West, Elm Street and Gerrard Street West.

Celebrate Yonge Street also affects service along this route Friday, September 14.


Toronto 5K

The City of Toronto is closing

  • St. Clair Avenue West, eastbound lanes, between Christie Street and Russell Hill Road,
  • Russell Hill Road and Boulton Drive between St. Clair Avenue West and Macpherson Avenue,
  • Macpherson Avenue between Boulton Drive and Davenport Road,
  • Davenport Road between Macpherson Avenue and Christie Street and
  • Christie Street, northbound lanes, between Davenport Road and St. Clair Avenue West

Saturday morning to accommodate the first annual road race, supporting the Hospital for Sick Children’s SickKids Foundation.

The TTC is detouring bus services while the roadways are closed.

7 Bathurst

Expect delays from about 7:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15 as participants proceed along Davenport Road at Bathurst Street.

126 Christie

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 7:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Christie and Dupont Streets, then detour:

eastward along Dupont; and then
northward along Bathurst Street to St. Clair Avenue West,
resuming their regular route eastward along St. Clair West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Christie Street at Melita Avenue, Davenport Road, Tyrrell and Benson Avenues and St. Clair Avenue West and
  • on St. Clair Avenue West at Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street,

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

  • on Dupont Street east of Manning Avenue and at Palmerston Avenue and Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street across from the Hillcrest Complex and at Davenport Road and Nina Street, across from Helena Avenue and at St. Clair Avenue West.
127 Davenport

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 7:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Spadina Road and Dupont Street, then detour:

westward along Dupont; and then
northward along Christie Street to Davenport Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Davenport.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Spadina Road at Dupont Street and Davenport Road and
  • on Davenport Road at Walmer Road, Bathurst Street, Wychwood Park and Christie Street.

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

  • on Dupont Street west of Spadina Road (at Dupont Station), at Howland Avenue, Bathurst Street, Hammond Road and Christie Street and
  • on Christie Street at Melita Avenue and Davenport Road.

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Toronto Ukrainian Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Bloor Street West between Jane Street and Runnymede Road

Friday, Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the festival.

A parade also proceeds along Bloor Street West between High Park Avenue and Jane Street Saturday morning.

The TTC is detouring bus service during the events.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

From about 2 a.m. until 5 a.m. Saturday, September 15 and from about 2 until 9 a.m. Sunday, September 16, eastbound buses operate along their regular routes to Bloor Street West and Jane Street, then detour:

northward along Jane;
eastward along Annette Street; and then
southward along Runnymede Road to Bloor West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Bloor.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

on Bloor Street West at Windemere Avenue, Durie Street and Runnymede Road.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bloor Street West west of Beresford Avenue, at Windemere Avenue and Jane Street.
26 Dupont

From 6 p.m. Friday, September 14 until 1 a.m. Monday, September 17, eastbound buses start their trips at Jane Station, as usual, but detour:

northward along Armadale Avenue; and then
westward along Weatherell Street to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane. Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street north of Bloor Street West and at Weatherall Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

35 Jane

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 p.m. Friday, September 14 until 1 a.m. Monday, September 17, northbound buses start their trips at Jane Station, as usual, but detour:

northward along Armadale Avenue; and then
westward along Weatherell Street to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street north of Bloor Street West and at Weatherall Street.
30 Lambton

From about 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, during the festival parade, passengers should expect detours or delays at High Park Station.

71 Runnymede

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 p.m. Friday, September 14 until 1 a.m. Monday, September 17, northbound buses start their trips in Runnymede Station terminal, as usual, but detour:

northward along Kennedy Avenue; and then
westward along Colbeck Street to Runnymede Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Runnymede.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Runnymede Road north of Runnymede Station.
312 St. Clair overnight

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 2 until 4:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16, eastbound buses start their trips at Jane Station, as usual, but detour:

northward along Armadale Avenue; and then
westward along Weatherell Street to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street north of Bloor Street West and at Weatherall Street.
79 Scarlett Rd

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 p.m. Friday, September 14 until 1 a.m. Monday, September 17, northbound buses start their trips in Runnymede Station terminal, as usual, but detour:

northward along Kennedy Avenue; and then
westward along Colbeck Street to Runnymede Road,

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Runnymede Road north of Runnymede Station.
77 Swansea

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 p.m. Friday, September 14 until 1 a.m. Monday, September 17, southbound buses start their trips in Runnymede Station terminal, as usual, but detour:

northward along Kennedy Avenue;
westward along Colbeck Street; and then
southward along Runnymede Road to Bloor Street West,
resuming their regular route southward along Runnymede.

Southbound buses serve all regular stops.

They also drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Runnymede Road north of Bloor Street West.
55 Warren Park

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 6 p.m. Friday, September 14 until 1 a.m. Monday, September 17, northbound buses start their trips at Jane Station, as usual, but detour:

northward along Armadale Avenue; and then
westward along Weatherell Street to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street north of Bloor Street West and at Weatherall Street.

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Unionville


Terry Fox Run Unionville

You can see a map of the run course here. (.pdf)

Participants pass along 16th Avenue near Normandale Road (west of Kennedy Road), affecting York Region Transit service.

85 Rutherford / 16th Avenue

Until about noon Sunday, September 16, expect delays eastbound along 16th Avenue west of Kennedy Road.

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Vaughan

See Thornhill.


Waterloo


Open Streets Uptown Waterloo

The City of Waterloo is closing

  • King Streets North and South between Central and Union Streets

Sunday to accommodate the fourth edition of the car-free event in Uptown Waterloo this year.

The event affects GO Transit and Grand River Transit service.

GO Transit
25 Waterloo / Mississauga

(GO has not confirmed the detour information. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that closed this section of King Street in Uptown Waterloo.)

All day Sunday, September 16, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to University Avenue West and King Street North, then detour:

eastward along University East;
south- and eastward along Weber Streets North and South [Waterloo] and Weber Street West [Kitchener]; and then
southward along Victoria Street North to King Street West,
resuming their regular route southward along Victoria South.

Buses serve all regular stops.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Buses serve all regular stops.

Grand River Transit
5 Erb West

All day Sunday, September 16, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Erb Street West and Father David Bauer Drive, then detour:

south- and eastward along Father David Bauer; and then
northward along Caroline Street South to a stop just south of Erb Street West,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Erb Street West at Caroline Street South,
  • on Caroline Street South at Father David Bauer Drive,
  • on William Street East east of Caroline Street South and
  • on King Street South north of Willis Way.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Caroline Street South south of Erb Street West.

Westbound buses start their trips on Caroline Street South south of Erb Street West, then proceed along their regular route northward along Caroline South.

200 iXpress

All day Sunday, September 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street North and Noecker Street, then detour:

eastward along Noecker;
southward along Regina Street North;
eastward along Erb Street East;
southward along Moore Avenue South; and then
westward along Union Street East to King South,
resuming their regular route southward along King Street West Kitchener.

Southbound buses skip

  • the Uptown Waterloo iXpress station.

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

  • on Regina Street North at Erb Street East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Union Streets, then detour:

eastward along Union Street East;
northward along Moore Avenues South and North;
westward along Bridgeport Road East;
northward along Pepler Street; and then
westward along Elgin Street to King Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along King North.

Northbound buses skip

  • the Uptown Waterloo iXpress station.

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

  • on Bridgeport Road East at Pepler Street.
7 Mainline

All day Sunday, September 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street North and Noecker Street, then detour:

eastward along Noecker;
southward along Regina Street North;
eastward along Erb Street East;
southward along Moore Avenue South; and then
westward along Union Street East to King South,
resuming their regular route southward along King Street West Kitchener.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street North at Central Street and south of Bridgeport Road West and
  • on King Street South south of Erb Street West, at Waterloo Town Square and William and Allen Streets West.

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

  • on Regina Street North at Bridgeport Road East and Erb Street East,
  • on Erb Street East at Willow Street and Moore Avenue South,
  • on Union Street East across from Lucan Avenue and at Herbert Street and King Street South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Union Streets, then detour:

eastward along Union Street East;
northward along Moore Avenues South and North;
westward along Bridgeport Road East;
northward along Pepler Street; and then
westward along Elgin Street to King Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along King North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street South at William and Allen Streets East and north of Willis Way,
  • on King Street North north of Erb Street East and Bridgeport Road East and at Elgin Street.

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

  • on Union Street East east of Mary and Herbert Streets and at Lucan Avenue and
  • on Bridgeport Road East at Pepler Street.

The KOI Music Fest also affects service along this route Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15.


Whitby


Heritage Day

The Town of Whitby is closing

  • the intersection of Brock Street South and Colborne Street

Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the annual event to celebrate Whitby’s historic, architectural, natural, and scenic heritage.

Durham Region Transit and GO Transit are detouring bus services during the event.

Durham Region Transit
302 Brock - Brooklin

From about 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, September 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brock Street North and Mary Street, then detour:

eastward along Mary Street East;
southward along Hickory Streets North and South; and then
westward along Dunlop Street East to Brock South,
resuming their regular route southward along Brock.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Brock Street North at Dundas Street West.

Northbound buses reverse the northbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Brock Street South at Dundas Street East.
GO Transit
81 Port Perry / Whitby

GO has not announced detour information, but expect buses to operate along a similar detour routes as the DRT buses.

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Terry Fox Runs

Runs in Bowmanville, Newmarket, North York (including York University), Thornhill, Toronto (including Rosedale - Moore Park, Upper Canada College) and Unionville may affect transit services.

Terry Fox Runs also take place in the Acton area of Halton Hills, Ajax, Aurora, Barrie, the Beaverton area of Brock Township, Brampton (including runs in downtown Brampton and at Heart Lake), the Bolton area of Caledon, the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Bradford, Burlington, the Cannington area of Brock Township, Cambridge, the Dundas area of Hamilton, the Etobicoke area of Toronto, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, central and downtown Hamilton (including runs at McMaster University, Gage Park and on Hamilton Mountain), Grimsby, the Keswick area of Georgina, King City, Kitchener, the Meadowvale area of Mississauga, Milton, the Mount Hope area of Hamilton, Niagara Falls, the Oak Ridges area of Richmond Hill, Oakville, Orangeville, Oshawa, Pickering, the Port Credit area of Mississauga, the Port Perry area of Scugog, central Richmond Hill, Rockwood, the Scarborough area of Toronto, the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton, Stouffville, the Streetsville area of Mississauga, central Toronto (including runs in the Beaches, Downtown Toronto, High Park and Wilket Creek Park), Uxbridge, the Waterdown area of Hamilton, Waterloo, the West Hill area of Toronto and the Woodbridge area of Vaughan. As far as we know, these events will not affect transit services. (Most take place in parks or along trails.)

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.