Weekend events affect transit services,
July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14



Special events in Brampton, Burlington, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham and downtown Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitAll routes, 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.

Grand River Transit1 Stanley Park, 4 Glasgow, 6 Bridgeport, 7 Mainline, 8 Fairview Park via Weber / Courtland, 8 Fairview Park via Westmount / East / Franklin, 8 Fairview Park via Westmount / Franklin, 8 University via Courtland / Weber, 8 University via Franklin / East / Westmount, 8 University via Franklin / Westmount, 15 Frederick South, 18 Guelph Street, 19 Victoria South, 20 Victoria Hills, 23 Idlewood.

Guelph TransitAll routes, 10 Imperial, 11 Willow West, 20 Northwest Industrial.

Night It Up!Shuttle buses.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 29 Dufferin, 35A Jane via Hullmar, 35B Jane via Pioneer Village, 35C Jane via Peter Kaiser, 63 Ossington, 72A Pape via Commissioners, 94 Wellesley, 108 Downsview, 145 Downtown / Humber Bay express, 312 St. Clair overnight, 312 St. Clair overnight shuttle bus, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 509 Harbourfront, 511 Bathurst, 512 St. Clair, 512 St. Clair shuttle bus.

York Region Transit40 Unionville local.


The Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11 event affecting transit service is: the Honda Indy.

The Friday, July 12 events affecting transit services are: Carabram; Cruising on King Street; the Honda Indy; and Night It Up!.

The Saturday, July 13 events affecting transit services are: Art on the Street; the Brampton Farmers Market; a Canadian Football League game, affecting transit service in Burlington, Guelph and Hamilton; Carabram; the Caribana Festival of Flags and Colours Parade; the Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market; the Festival of India Parade; the Honda Indy; the Lindsay Farmers Market; Night It Up!; Salsa on St. Clair; and the Toronto Orange Parade.

The Sunday, July 14 events affecting transit service are: Carabram; the Honda Indy; Night It Up!; and Salsa on St. Clair.


Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit services are: the Brampton Farmers Market (July 13); and Carabram (July 12, 13, 14).

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 13, 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 North at Queen Street West and
  • on Mains Street South at Wellington Street West.

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 13, 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 13, 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)


Carabram

Carabram is Brampton’s annual multicultural festival.

You can ride any Brampton Transit bus free of fare - if you show the driver your Carabram passport, Friday, July 12 from 6 p.m. until midnight, Saturday, July 13 from 1 p.m. until midnight and Sunday, July 14 from 1 until 7 p.m.

You can by passports at:

  • Bramalea Terminal;
  • Gateway Terminal;
  • Downtown Terminal; and
    • Trinity Common Terminal

Brampton Transit is not operating shuttle buses to the various pavilions this year.


Burlington


Canadian Football League game
Findlay Fan Express

Aldershot GO Station west bus loop

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 5:30 p.m. for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Winnipeg.

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

Ontario Ministry of Transportation Carpool Lot, Plains Road

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 5:30 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 / Burlington.


Downsview


Caribana Flags and Colours Festival Parade

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Driftwood Drive between Driftwood Court and Jane Street,
  • Jane Street between Driftwood Drive / Milo Park Gate and Finch Avenue West and
  • Yorkgate Drive between Hullmar Drive and Jame Street.

Saturday afternoon as Yorkgate Mall and Caribana host the annual parade and festival. Event organizers expect to attract more than 500 participants, live drummers and masqueraders.

The TTC is likely detouring bus service during the event.

108 Downsview

From about 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, eastbound buses start their trips at Niska Road and Driftwood Avenue, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Driftwood.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Driftwood Avenue east of Jane Street, across from Driftwood Court, beside #366 Driftwood and at Cobbler Crescent (south).

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Driftwood Avenue and Potsdam Road, then detour:

eastward along Potsdam,
northward along Tobermory Drive; and then
westward along Niska Road to Driftwood,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Driftwood Avenue at Wilmont Drive,
  • on Stong Court west of Driftwood Avenue and at Jane Street,
  • on Jane Street beside #4359 Jane and
  • on Driftwood Avenue east of Jane Street.
35A Jane via Hullmar

From about 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Hullmar Drive and Yorkgate Boulevard, then detour:

southward along Yorkgate; and then
eastward along Finch Avenue West to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Jane.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yorkgate Boulevard at Finch Avenue West and
  • on Jane Street across from the Palisades Apartments.

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

  • on Yorkgate Boulevard north of Finch Avenue West and
  • on Finch Avenue West at Jane Street.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street north of Finch Avenue West, beside the Palisades Apartments and
  • on Yorkgate Boulevard west of Jane Street.

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

  • on Finch Avenue West west of Jane Street and at Yorkgate Boulevard.
35c Jane via Peter Kaiser
35B Jane via Pioneer Village

From about 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Jane Street and Shoreham Drive, then detour:

westward along Shoreham;
southward along Gosford Boulevard;
eastward along Hullmar Drive;
southward along Yorkgate Boulevard; and then
eastward along Finch Avenue West to Jane,
resuming their regular route southward along Jane.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street at Milo Park Gate, across from #4359 Jane, at York Gate Boulevard and across from the Palisades Apartments.

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

  • on Hullmar Drive at Yorkgate Boulevard,
  • on Yorkgate Boulevard north of Finch Avenue West and
  • on Finch Avenue West at Jane Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Jane Street and Finch Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Finch West;
north- and westward along Driftwood Avenue to Jane,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Jane Street north of Finch Avenue West, beside the Palisades Apartments, at Stong Court and beside #4359 Jane.

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

  • on Finch Avenue West east of Jane Street and
  • on Driftwood Avenue at Wilmont Drive.

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 13, 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


Guelph events affecting transit service this weekend are: Art on the Street (July 13) and a Canadian Football League game (July 14).


Art on the Street

The City of Guelph is closing:

  • Quebec Street between Baker Street and St. George’s Square (Wyndham Street North)

Saturday morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the annual art exhibit.

Guelph Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

10 Imperial

Until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk; and then
eastward along Macdonell Street to Wyndham Street North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Macdonell.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wyndham Street South at St. George’s Square, beside If Shoes.

outbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Quebec Street west of St. George’s Square, beside BMO Bank of Montreal.
20 Northwest Industrial
11 Willow West

Until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Paisley and Norfolk Streets, then detour:

southward along Norfolk; and then
eastward along Macdonell Street to Wyndham Street North,
resuming their regular route southward along Wyndham North.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wyndham Street South at St. George’s Square, beside If Shoes.

outbound buses operate along their regular routes.


Canadian Football League game
All routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus free of fare any time after 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13 — if you hold a valid ticket to today’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Edmonton Eskimos.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Hamilton


Canadian Football League game
Findlay Fan Express

Buffalo Wild Wings, Centennial Parkway North

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 4:35 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 5:30 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.

Limeridge Mall (south parking lot)

The Findlay Fan Express bus leaves at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 5:30 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 4:50 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and operates express to the University of Guelph campus near Alumni Stadium, arriving at 5:30 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 / Burlington.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay


Kitchener


Cruising on King Street

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • **Benton Street between King and Charles Streets West,
  • Charles Street East, (only some lanes), between Queen Street South and Stirling Avenue South,
  • * Charles Street West*, (only some lanes), between Queen and Francis Streets South,
  • Frederick Street between King and Weber Streets West.
  • King Street East between Queen and Cedar Streets, and
  • King Street West between Victoria and Queen Streets,

Friday afternoon and evening to accommodate the annual vintage-car event and parade.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed.
6 Bridgeport

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria Street South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis and Victoria Streets North.
8 Fairview Park via Weber / Courtland

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street North and Weber Street East, then detour:

southward along Queen North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street East;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Victoria Street south south of King Street West.
8 Fairview Park via Westmount / East / Franklin

After 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, buses operate along their regular route to the Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West;
northward along Queen Street North; and then
eastward along Weber Street East to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Frederick.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street north of King Street East.
8 Fairview Park via Westmount / Franklin

From 2 until 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, buses operate along their regular route to the Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West;
northward along Queen Street North; and then
eastward along Weber Street East to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Weber East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street north of King Street East.
15 Frederick

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street North and Weber Street, then detour:

southward along Queen North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street East;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Victoria Street south south of King Street West.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West; and then
northward along Queen Street South to Weber Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Queen North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street north of King Street East.
4 Glasgow

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria Street South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis and Victoria Streets North.
18 Guelph Street

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Weber Street and Queen Street North, then detour:

southward along Queen North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane and
  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Victoria Street south south of King Street West.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West; and then
northward along Queen Street North to Weber Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Weber West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.
23 Idlewood

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and Weber Street East, then detour:

westward along Weber Street West;
southward along Queen Street North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street East;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane and
  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Victoria Street South south of King Street West.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West;
northward along Queen Street North; and then
eastward along Weber Street West to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Frederick.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.
7 Mainline

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria Street South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into Charles Street Terminal; then continuing,
northward along Ontario Street South;
eastward along Charles West and East; and then
northward along Sterling Avenue South to King East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South, Gaukel Street and Queen Street South,
  • on King Street East at Benton Street, across from Scott Street, at Cedar and Cameron Streets South, and Pandora and Sterling Avenues South.

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

  • on Charles Street East at Benton Street and Eby Street South, west of Cameron Street South and across from Pandora Avenue South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Sterling Avenue, then detour:

southward along Sterling South;
eastward along Charles Streets East and West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal; then continuing
northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles West; and then
northward along Victoria Street South to King West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Pandora Avenue North, Cameron Street North, west of Cedar Street North, at Frederick Street and Queen Street North,
  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis and Victoria Streets North.

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

  • on Charles Street East west of Pandora Avenue South, at Cedar Street South, west of Eby Street South and at Benton Street.
1 Stanley Park

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and Weber Street East, then detour:

westward along Weber Street East;
southward along Queen Street North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street East;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane and
  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Victoria Street South south of King Street West.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West;
northward along Queen Street North; and then
eastward along Weber Street East to Frederick Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Frederick.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.
8 University via Courtland / Weber

After 2 p.m., buses operate along their regular route to the Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Victoria Streets South and North;
eastward along Duke Street West; and then
northward along Queen Street North to Weber Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Queen North.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Ontario Street South and
  • on Frederick Street across from Goudie’s Lane.
8 University via Franklin / Westmount

From 2 until 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and Weber Street East, then detour:

westward along Weber Street East;
southward along Queen Street North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street East;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane and
  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Weber Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Victoria Street south south of King Street West.
8 University via Franklin / East / Westmount

After 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Weber Street East and Queen Street North, then detour:

southward along Queen Street North;
westward along Duke Street West;
southward along Victoria Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street East;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street at Goudie’s Lane and
  • on King Street East at Queen Street North.

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

  • on Weber Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Victoria Street South south of King Street West.
20 Victoria Hills
19 Victoria South

After 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Street South and Charles Street West, then detour:

eastward along Charles West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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 13, 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.


Markham


Night It Up!

The City of Markham is closing

  • Town Centre Boulevard between Apple Creek and Cox Boulevards

Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday.

to accommodate the three-day outdoor night market, in the style of night markets from Taiwan and Hong Kong and many others across Asia. The event at the Markham Civic Centre supports the Make-A-Wish Canada.

Event organizers provide free shuttle buses between the Markham Civic Centre and Metro Square mall near Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue West.

York Region Transit is also detouring buses during the event.

Night It Up! shuttle buses

Southbound buses pick up passengers a Town Centre and Cox Boulevards, then proceed:

westward along Cox;
southward along Rodick Road;
eastward along Clegg Road;
southward along Warden Avenue;
westward along Steeles Avenue West; and then
northward along Ferrier Street to Metro Square,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses pick up passengers at Metro Square, then proceed:

northward along Ferrier Street; east- and southward along Acadia Drive;
eastward along Steeles Avenue East;
westward along Clegg Road; and then
northward along South Town Centre and Town Centre Boulevards to Cox Boulevard,
ending their trips.

Buses operate every 30 minutes from 6 p.m. Friday, July 12 until 1 a.m. Saturday, July 13, from 3 p.m. Saturday until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 14 and from 3 until 9 p.m. Sunday.

You can see a map of the shuttle bus route here.

York Region Transit
40 Unionville local

After 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, after 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13 and from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, July 14, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Glencove Drive and Warden Avenue, then detour:

westward along Apple Creek Boulevard to Hollingham Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Hollingham.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Warden Avenue south of Apple Creek Boulevard and at Highway 7,
  • on Highway 7 at Town Centre Boulevard and
  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Cox Boulevard, across from Wallis Way and at Apple Creek Boulevard.

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

  • on Apple Creek Boulevad at Hollingham Road.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Apple Creek Boulevard and Rodick Road, then detour:

southward along Rodick; and then
eastward along Cox Boulevard to Town Centre Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Town Centre.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Apple Creek Boulevard across from Corby Road, at Whitehall Drive and Town Centre Boulevard and
  • on Town Centre Boulevard at Wallis Way.

Toronto

See also Downsview.


Toronto events affecting transit services this weekend include: the Festival of India Parade (July 13); the Honda Indy (July 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14); Salsa on St. Clair (July 13 and 14); and the Toronto Orange Parade (July 13).


Festival of India Parade

Toronto’s Annual Festival of India launches with a spectacular parade, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, that cruises along Yonge from Bloor Street, making its way down to the lake. During the parade, participants hand-pull three ornate, 3.5-metre-tall (40-foot-tall) floats amid ecstatic singing, drumming and dancing, creating a wondrous, carnival-like atmosphere.

The event affects TTC services.

6 Bay

About noon 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers arrive at Yonge Street and Queen’s Quay.

The Toronto Orange Parade also likely affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.

506 Carlton

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at College and Carlton Streets. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

The Toronto Orange Parade also likely affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.

505 Dundas

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at Dundas Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

509 Harbourfront

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at Adelaide and King Streets. Toronto Police Service officers will let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

The Honda Indy also affects service along this route from Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14.

504 King

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at King Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

The Honda Indy also affects service along this route from Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14.

72A Pape via Commissioners

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at King and Wellington Streets. Toronto Police Service officers will let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

501 Queen

From about noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at King Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let streetcars proceed through gaps in the parade.

94 Wellesley

From about 11 a.m. until noon, Saturday, July 13, expect delays as marchers proceed along Yonge Street at Wellesley Street. Toronto Police Service officers will let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

The Toronto Orange Parade also likely affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.


Honda Indy

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West between British Columbia Road and Strachan Avenue

from 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 14.

as event organizers set up, stage and disassemble the annual road race along Lake Shore Boulevard West and through Exhibition Place.

The event affects TTC service.


511 Bathurst

From 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14, expect delays due to heavy traffic resulting from the closure of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

145 Downtown / Humber Bay express

Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West and Colborne Lodge Drive, then detour:

northward along Colborne Lodge;
eastward along the Queensway and King Street West; and then
northward along Bathurst Street to Adelaide Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Adelaide West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Fleet Street at Bathurst Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street West and Bathurst Street, then detour:

southward along Bathurst;
westward along King Street West and the Queensway; and then
southward along Colborne Lodge Drive to Lake Shore Boulevard West,
resuming their regular route westward along Lake Shore West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bathurst Street at Fleet Street.

Expect delays due to heavy traffic resulting from the closure of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

29 Dufferin

From 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14, expect delays due to heavy traffic resulting from the closure of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

509 Harbourfront

From 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14, expect delays due to heavy traffic resulting from the closure of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.

504 King

From 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14, expect delays due to heavy traffic resulting from the closure of Lake Shore Boulevard West.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.

63 Ossington

From 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 until Sunday, July 14, expect delays due to heavy traffic resulting from the closure of Lake Shore Boulevard West.


Salsa on St. Clair

The City of Toronto is closing

  • St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Christie Street

Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual festival.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

512 St. Clair

All day Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, streetcars operate only between St. Clair West and St. Clair West Stations. Shuttle buses replace streetcars between Gunn’s and Oakwood Loops.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Gunns Loop,
  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Old Stockyards Road, at Keele Street, east of Old Weston Road and Hounslow Heath Roads, Laughton Avenue, Caledonia Park Road, Lansdowne Avenue, across from Earlscourt Avenue, east of Dufferin Street, Northcliffe Boulevard, Glenholme and Oakwood Avenues, Winona Drive, Arlington Avenue, Christie Street, Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street.

These eastbound stops have no transit service from 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, **July 14.

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Oakwood Avenue, Winona Drive, Arlington Avenue, Christie Street, Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue, across from Christie Street, west of Arlington Avenue, Winona Drive, Oakwood and Glenholme Avenues, Northcliffe Boulevard, Dufferin Street, Earlscourt and Lansdowne Avenues, Caledonia Road, Laughton and Silverthorn Avenues, Old Weston Road and Keele Street and
  • in Gunns Loop.

These westbound stops have no transit service from 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 14:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue, across from Christie Street and west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive.

Passengers traveling to destinations along or near St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Christie Street should board buses operating along the 29 Dufferin, 63 Ossington, 161 Rogers Rd or 126 Christie routes during the event.

312 St. Clair shuttle bus

After 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 and from 1 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 14, shuttle buses operate between St. Clair West and St. Clair West Stations. Regular overnight buses only operate west of Oakwood Avenue.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Oakwood Avenue, Winona Drive, Arlington Avenue, Christie Street, Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street.

(These eastbound stops * also have no transit service* from 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, **July 14.)

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue, across from Christie Street and west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive.

(These westbound stops * also have no transit service* from 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 14.)

Passengers traveling to destinations along or near St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Christie Street should board buses operating along the 329 Dufferin, or 316 Ossington overnight routes, while the street is closed.

312 St. Clair overnight

After 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 and from about 1 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 14, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Clair Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, then proceed:

northward along Oakwood Avenue; and then
eastward into Oakwood Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Oakwood Avenue, Winona Drive, Arlington Avenue, Christie Street, Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street.

Westbound buses start their trips in Oakwood Loop, then proceed:

southward along Robina Avenue to St. Clair Avenue West,
resuming their regular route westward along St. Clair West.

Westbound skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue, across from Christie Street and west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive.

Shuttle buses operate along the route east of St. Clair West Station.

512 St. Clair shuttle bus

From 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 14, the TTC replaces streetcars with buses west of Oakwood Loop.

Eastbound buses start their trips in Gunns Loop, then proceed:

eastward along St. Clair Avenue West;
northward along Oakwood Avenue; and then
eastward into Oakwood Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

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

These eastbound stops have no transit service from 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, **July 14.

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Oakwood Avenue, Winona Drive, Arlington Avenue, Christie Street, Wychwood Avenue, Vaughan Road and Bathurst Street.

Westbound buses start their trips in Oakwood Loop, then proceed:

southward along Robina Avenue;
westward along St. Clair Avenue West; and then
northward into Gunns Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Oakwood Loop,
  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Oakwood and Glenholme Avenues, Northcliffe Boulevard, Dufferin Street, Earlscourt and Lansdowne Avenues, Caledonia Road, Laughton and Silverthorn Avenues, Old Weston Road and Keele Street and
  • in Gunns Loop.

These westbound stops have no transit service from 4 a.m. Saturday, July 13 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 14:

  • on St. Clair Avenue West west of Bathurst Street, Vaughan Road and Wychwood Avenue, across from Christie Street and west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive.

Toronto Orange Parade

The County Orange Lodge of Toronto and the Grand Orange Lodgeare again organizing this year’s annual march. Since Orange parades have taken place in Toronto since the 1830s, this is likely the oldest recurring annual parade in North America.

Starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, marchers proceed from the Ontario Legislature Building, then proceed:

northward along Queen’s Park Crescent East;
eastward along Wellesley Street West;
southward along Yonge Street;
westward along College Street; and then
northward along Queen’s Park to the Ontario Legistlature.

The event likely affects TTC services.

5 Avenue Rd

From about 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 13, northbound passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along Queen’s Park and Queen’s Park Crescent East between College Street and Wellesley Street West.

6 Bay

From about 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 13, passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along Wellesely Street West between Queen’s Park Crescent East and Yonge Street.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.

506 Carlton

From about 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 13, westbound passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along College Street between Yonge Street and University Avenue / Queen’s Park.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.

94 Wellesley

From about 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 13, eastbound passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescent East and Yonge Street.

The Festival of India Parade also affects service along this route Saturday, July 13.