Weekend events affect transit services,
July 5, 6, 7



Special events in Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, the Scarborough area of Toronto and central and downtown Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit - 2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 502 Züm Main.

Findlay Fan Express — Coach Canada express buses between Alumni Stadium in Guelph and sites in Burlington and Hamilton for Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto.

Guelph TransitAll routes, City Loop A, City Loop B and Tiger-Cat Express.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Toronto Transit Commission22 Coxwell, 54 Lawrence East, 92 Woodbine South, 312 St. Clair overnight, 354 Lawrence East overnight, 501 Queen, 506 Carlton, 506 Carlton shuttle bus, 512 St. Clair, 512 St. Clair shuttle bus.


The Friday, July 5 event affecting transit is: the The Taste of Lawrence.

The Saturday, July 6 events affecting transit are: Afrofest; Benvenuti Corso Italia; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; The Taste of Lawrence; and the TD Festival of South Asia.

The Sunday, July 7 events affecting transit are: Afrofest; Benvenuti Corso Italia; a Canadian Football League game; The Taste of Lawrence; and the TD Festival of South Asia.


Brampton


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 12 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, July 6, 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 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)

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 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 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)

24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East to a temporary stop just east of Main North,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South and
  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses start their trips on Nelson Street East east of Main Street North, then proceed:

eastward along Nelson East;
southward along Union Street; and then
westward along Theatre Lane to Main North,
resuming their regular route **northward
along Main.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

  • on Nelson Street East east of Main Street North.

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

502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West, passing, but not stopping at, the Downtown Transit Terminal,
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Theatre Lane.

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


Burlington


Canadian Football League game
Findlay Fan Express

Aldershot GO Station west bus loop

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 3:15 p.m. and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 4 p.m. for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

The bus waits on Dundas Lane at the University of Guelph, behind the east stands of Alumni Stadium for the return trip to Hamilton.

Ontario Ministry of Transportation Carpool Lot, Plains Road

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 3:20 p.m. and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 4 p.m. for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

The bus waits on Dundas Lane at the University of Guelph, behind the east stands of Alumni Stadium for the return trip to Hamilton.


Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

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

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the market every Saturday until October 19.

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

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 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 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 in 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.


Guelph


Canadian Football League game
All routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus free of fare any time after 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7 — if you hold a valid ticket to today’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

City Loop A

Buses leave University Centre Terminal at 7:45, 8:15, 8:45 and 9:15 p.m. Sunday, July 7, then proceed clockwise around the loop:

Southward through University Centre Terminal;
eastward along Stone Road East;
northward along Victoria Roads South and North;
eastward along Grange Road;
northward along Watson Parkway North;
westward along Eastview Drive;
northward along Victoria North;
westward along Woodlawn Roads East and West;
southward along Edinburgh Road North;
westward along Speedvale Avenue West;
southward along Imperial Roads North and South;
eastward along Wellington Street East;
southward along Edinburgh South;
west- and southward along College Avenue South;
eastward along Stone Road West;
southward along the Hanlon Expressway;
eastward along Kortright Road West;
south- and eastward along Edinburgh South;
southward along Gordon Street;
eastward along Clairfields Drive East to the circle at Fairley Drive; then continuing:
westward along Clairfields East;
northward along Gordon;
eastward along South Ring Road; and then
northward into University Centre Terminal,
ending their trips.

Buses serve all Guelph Transit stops along the route. They also stop elsewhere along the route if passengers request the driver to stop.

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

City Loop B

Buses leave University Centre Terminal at 7:45, 8:15, 8:45 and 9:15 p.m. Sunday, July 7, then proceed counterclockwise around the loop:

southward through University Centre Terminal;
westward along Stone Road East;
southward along Gordon Street;
eastward along Clairfields Drive East to the circle at Fairley Drive; then continuing:
westward along Clairfields East;
northward along Gordon;
west- and northward along Edinburgh Road South;
westward along Kortright Road West;
northward along the Hanlon Expressway;
westward along Stone West;
north- and eastward along College Avenue West;
northward along Edinburgh South;
westward along Wellingon Street West;
northward along Imperial Roads South and North;
eastward along Speedvale Avenue West;
northward along Edinburgh North;
eastward along Woodlawn Avenues West and East;
southward along Victoria Road North;
eastward along Eastview Drive;
southward along Watson Parkway South;
westward along Grange Road;
southward along Victoria North and South;
westward along Stone East; and then
northward into University Centre Terminal,
ending their trips.

Buses serve all Guelph Transit stops along the route. They also stop elsewhere along the route if passengers request the driver to stop.

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

Tiger-Cat express

Buses leave University Centre Terminal at 7:45, 8:15, 8:45 and 9:15 p.m. Sunday, July 7, then proceed:

westward along South Ring Road;
northward along Gordon Street;
eastward along Wellington Street East;
northward along Wyndham Streets South and North;
eastward along Carden Street and through Guelph Central Station bus terminal;
westward along Macdonnel Street;
northward along Wyndham Street North and Woolwich Street;
westward along Woodlawn Road West;
southward along Edinburgh Roads North and South;
eastward along Stone Roads West and East; and then
northward into University Centre Terminal,
ending their trips.

Buses serve all Guelph Transit stops along the route. They also stop elsewhere along the route if passengers request the driver to stop.

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


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton


Canadian Football League game
Findlay Fan Express

Buffalo Wild Wings, Centennial Parkway North

Due to the season kickoff street party, two early Findlay Fan Express buses leave at 2:05 and 2:35 p.m. They arrive in downtown Guelph at 3:15 and 3:45 p.m. and arrive on the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium at 3:30 and 4 p.m. for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

You can ride the early buses to enjoy a free concert by Hollerado on Carden Street in downtown Guelph. Guelph Transit service is free between downtown and Alumni Stadium — if you hold a valid ticket for the game. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.

An express bus leaves at 3:05 p.m., arriving on campus at 4 p.m.

Limeridge Mall (south parking lot)

Due to the season kickoff street party, an early Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 2:25 p.m. It arrives in downtown Guelph at 3:15 p.m. and arrives on the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium at 4 p.m. for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

You can ride the early buses to enjoy a free concert by Hollerado on Carden Street in downtown Guelph. Guelph Transit service is free between downtown and Alumni Stadium — if you hold a valid ticket for the game. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.

An express bus leaves at 3:10 p.m., arriving on campus at 4 p.m.

The bus waits on Dundas Lane at the University of Guelph, behind the east stands of Alumni Stadium for the return trip to Hamilton.

Ontario Ministry of Transportation Carpool Lot, Plains Road

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 3:20 p.m. and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 4 p.m. for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

The bus waits on Dundas Lane at the University of Guelph, behind the east stands of Alumni Stadium for the return trip to Hamilton.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay


Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 26, 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

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 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.

Outboundbuses operate along their regular route.


Scarborough


The Taste of Lawrence

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lawrence Avenue East between Crockford Boulevard and Warden Avenue

Friday afternoon and evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the Wexford Heights Business Improvement Area’s annual international food and cultural festival.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

54 Lawrence East
354 Lawrence East overnight

From 11 a.m. Friday, July 5 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 7, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lawrence Avenue East and Birchmount Road, then detour:

southward along Birchmount;
westward along Bertrand Avenue; and then
northward along Warden Avenue to Lawrence East,
resuming their regular route westward along Lawrence.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East west of Birchmount Road and at Howden Road, Ellington Drive and Warden Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East at Crockford Boulevard and Underwriters and Birchmount Roads.

Toronto

See also Scarborough.


Toronto events affecting transit services include Afrofest (July 6, 7); Benvenuti! Corso Italia (July 6, 7); and the TD Festival of South Asia (July 6, 7).


Afrofest

This year’s event takes place all day Saturday and Sunday at Woodbine Park, instead of Queen’s Park.

The TTC is increasing service during the event.

22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd
501 Queen
92 Woodbine South

All day Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, the TTC is increasing service along the routes to accommodate event-goers.


Benvenuti Corso Italia Toronto Fiesta

The City of Toronto is closing

The TTC is replacing streetcars operating along the 512 St. Clair route with buses during this event.

512 St. Clair

From 6 a.m. Saturday, July 6 until about 2 a.m. Sunday, July 7 and from about 5 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, streetcars operate between Oakwood Loop and St. Clair Station only.

Shuttle buses replace the streetcars west of Lansdowne Avenue. It is not providing transit service to stops along St. Clair Avenue West between Lansdowne and Dufferin Street.

Eastbound streetcars skip their regular stops

  • at Gunn’s Loop,
  • on St. Clair Avenue West at Keele Street and east of Old Weston and Hounslow Heath Roads, Laughton Avenue, Caledonia Park Road and Lansdowne Avenue, across from Earlscourt Avenue, east of Dufferin Street, Northcliffe Boulevard and Glenholme Avenue.

These eastbound stops have no transit service from 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Earlscourt Avenue, east of Dufferin Street, Northcliffe Boulevard and Glenholme Avenue.

Shuttle buses serve all eastbound stops west of Lansdowne Avenue.

Westbound streetcars skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West at Oakwood Avenue, west of Glenholme Avenue, Northcliffe Boulevard and Dufferin Street, at Earlscourt Avenue, west of Lansdowne Avenue and Caledonia Road, opposite and west of Laughton Avenue, west of Silverthorne Avenue, Old Weston Road and Keele Street and
  • in Gunn’s Loop.

These westbound stops have no service from 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West at Oakwood Avenue, west of Glenholme Avenue, Northcliffe Boulevard and Dufferin Street, at Earlscourt Avenue,

Shuttle buses serve all westbound stops west of Lansdowne Avenue.

512 St. Clair bus

From 6 a.m. Saturday, July 6 until about 2 a.m. Sunday, July 7 and from about 5 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, buses replace streetcars west of Lansdowne Avenue.

Eastbound buses start their trips in Gunn’s Loop, then proceed:

eastward along St. Clair Avenue West;
southward along Lansdowne Avenue; and then
westward into Earlscourt Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • at Gunn’s Loop,
  • on St. Clair Avenue West at Keele Street and east of Old Weston and Hounslow Heath Roads, Laughton Avenue, Caledonia Park Road and Lansdowne Avenue.

These eastbound stops have no transit service from 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Earlscourt Avenue, east of Dufferin Street, Northcliffe Boulevard and Glenholme Avenue.

Westbound buses start their trips at Earlscourt Loop, then proceed:

westward along St. Clair Avenue West; and then
northward into Gunn’s Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses stop

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Lansdowne Avenue and Caledonia Road, across from Laughton Avenue, west of Silverthorne Avenue, Old Weston Road and Keele Street and
  • in Gunn’s Loop.

These westbound stops have no service from 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West at Oakwood Avenue, west of Glenholme Avenue, Northcliffe Boulevard and Dufferin Street and at Earlscourt Avenue.
312 St. Clair overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 7, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Clair Avenue West and Lansdowne Avenue, then detour:

southward along Lansdowne;
eastward along Davenport Road; and then
northward along Dufferin Street to St. Clair West,
resuming their regular route eastward along St. Clair.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Lansdowne Avenue and across from Earlscourt Avenue.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Dufferin Street and at Earlscourt Avenue.

TD Festival of South Asia

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Gerrard Street East between Coxwell and Glenside Avenues

all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual street festival.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

506 Carlton

From 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 8, westbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Coxwell Avenue and Gerrard Street East / Eastwood Road, then proceed:

southward along Coxwell;
westward along Queen Street East; and then
northward along Parliament Street to Gerrard Street East,
resuming their regular routes northward along Parliament.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on (lower) Gerrard Street East at Rhodes and Ashdale Avenues, Hiawatha and Highfield Roads, Greenwood and Prust Avenues, Leslie Street, Jones, Marjory, Pape, Carlaw and Logan Avenues, Howland Road, across from DeGrassi Street, Broadview Avenue, St. Matthews Road, River, Sumach, Sackville and Parliament Streets.

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

  • on Coxwell Avenue across from Robbins Avenue and at Dundas and Queen Streets East,
  • on Queen Street East at Kent Road, across from Connaught Avenue, at Greenwood and Alton Avenues, Leslie Street, Jones, Brooklyn, Pape, Carlaw and Logan Avenues, west of Booth and Boulton Avenues, at Broadview Avenue, Carroll Street, River, Sumach, Sackville and Parliament Streets and
    • on Parliament Street at Shuter Street, Dundas Street East, Oak Street and Gerrard Street East.

These westbound stops have no transit service from 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m. Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 9:

  • on Gerrard Street East at Rhodes and Ashdale Avenues, Hiawatha and Highfield Roads and Greenwood Avenue.

Shuttle buses serve all other westbound stops along the route between Main Street Station and Parliament Street.

From 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 9,eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Gerrard Street East and Broadview Avenue, then detour:

southward along Broadview;
eastward along Queen Street East; and then
northward along Coxwell Avenue to Gerrard,
resuming their regular route northward along Coxwell.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on (lower) Gerrard Street East at Sackville, Sumach, River and Blackburn Streets, Broadview Avenue, DeGrassi Street, Logan, Carlaw, Pape, Marjory and Jones Avenues, Leslie Street, Alton and Greenwood Avenues.

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

  • on Broadview Avenue at Mount Stephen Street, Dundas and Queen Streets East,
  • on Queen Street East at Saulter Street, Empire Avenue, Booth Avenue (Sunday only), Logan, Carlaw, Pape and Caroline Avenues, across from Jones Avenue, at Leslie and Laing Streets, across from Greenwood Avenue and at Connaught, Woodward and Coxwell Avenues and
  • on Coxwell Avenue at Dundas Street East, Robbins Avenue and Eastwood Road.

These eastbound stops have no transit service from 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m. Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 9:

  • on Gerrard Street East at Woodfield and Hiawatha Roads, Ashdale, Rhodes and Coxwell Avenues.

Shuttle buses serve all other eastbound stops along the route between Sherbourne Street and Main Street Station.

506 Carlton bus

The TTC is replacing streetcars with buses to serve passengers between Main Street Station and Gerrard and Sherbourne Streets.

From 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 9, westbound buses start their trips at Main Street Station, then proceed:

southward along Main Street;
westward along Gerrard Street East;
southward along Coxwell Avenue;
westward along Dundas Street East;
northward along Greenwood Avenue;
westward along Gerrard Street East; and then
northward along Sherbourne to Carlton Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Main Street Station terminal,
  • on Main Street at Danforth Avenue and Gerrard Street East,
  • on (upper) Gerrard Street East at Norwood Road, across from Glenmount Park Road, Golfview and Woodbine Avenues, east of Glenmore Road (Sunday only), at Kingsmount Park Road, across from Bowmore Road and Beaton Avenue and at Coxwell Avenue,
    • on Coxwell Avenue at (lower) Gerrard Street East,
    • on (lower) Gerrard Street East at Rhodes Avenue (Sunday only), Ashdale Avenue, Hiawatha Road (Sunday only), Highfield Road, Greenwood and Prust Avenues, Leslie Street, Jones, Marjory, Pape, Carlaw and Logan Avenues, across from DeGrassi Street, at Broadview Avenue, St. Matthews Road, River, Sumach, Sackville and Parliament Streets.

These westbound stops have no transit service from 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m. Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 9:

  • on Gerrard Street East at Rhodes and Ashdale Avenues, Hiawatha and Highfield Roads and Greenwood Avenue.

Eastbound buses start their trips at Sherbourne and Carlton Streets 24 hours a day, then proceed:

eastward along Carlton;
southward along Parliament Street;
eastward along Gerrard Street East;
southward along Greenwood Avenue;
eastward along Dundas Street East;
northward along Coxwell Avenue;
eastward along Gerrard; and then
northward along Main Street to Main Street Station,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Carlton Street at Ontario and Parliament Streets,
  • on Parliament Street at Gerrard Street East,
  • on (lower) Gerrard Street East at Sackville, Sumach, River and Blackburn Streets, Broadview Avenue, DeGrassi Street, Logan, Carlaw, Pape, Marjory and Jones Avenues, Leslie Street, Alton and Greenwood Avenues,
  • on Coxwell Avenue at (upper) Gerrard Street East,
  • on (upper) Gerrard Street East at Beaton Avenue, Bowmore and Kingsmount Park Roads, Glenmore Road (Sunday only), Woodbine and Golfview Avenues, Glenmount Park and Norwood Roads and Main Street,
  • on Main Street at Danforth Avenue and
  • in Main Street Station terminal.

These eastbound stops have no transit service from 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and from 10 a.m. Sunday, July 7 until about 2 a.m. Monday, July 9:

  • on Gerrard Street East at Woodfield and Hiawatha Roads, Ashdale Rhodes and Coxwell Avenues.