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Weekend events affect transit services,
March 11, 12



Events in Guelph, Peterborough and Toronto affect transit services this weekend, Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.


The events affect these routes:

GO Transit88 Peterborough / Oshawa.

Guelph TransitAll routes.

Peterborough Transit1 George North, 9 Nicolls Park, 10 Collison, 11 Ashburnham, 40 Trent West Bank, 42 Trent East Bank.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay, 94 Wellesley, 121 Fort York - Esplanade, 506 Carlton.


The Friday, March 10 event affecting transit services is: an Ontario Hockey League game.

The Saturday, March 11 event affecting transit services is: the International Women’s Day March.

The Sunday, March 12 events affecting transit services are: the Peterborough St. Patrick’s Day Parade; and the Achilles Canada St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run / Walk.


Guelph


Ontario Hockey League

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus free of fare to and from tonight’s Guelph Storm game against the Erie Otters.

Simply show the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket when you board the bus to travel to Storm home games at the Sleeman Centre against other Ontario Hockey League teams Friday evenings. Then, show the driver your ticket after the game to ride home for free.


Peterborough


Peterborough St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Streets North and South between Parkhill Road and Lansdowne Avenue

Sunday afternoon to accommodate the Downtown Peterborough Business Improvement Association’s annual parade.

The event affects GO Transit and Peterborough Transit services.

GO Transit
88 Peterborough / Oshawa

(GO has not confirmed the detour. This post describes how it detoured buses during previous events that have closed the same part of George Street.)

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street South and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe
looping through the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then
westward along Simcoe Street; and then
southward along Aylmer North to Charlotte Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Charlotte.

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

northward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Simcoe Street;
looping through the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then
westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

Buses serve all regular stops.

Peterborough Transit
11 Ashburnham

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12 (or until the parade clears the intersection of George Street North and Simcoe Street), inbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe Street west of Queen Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Water Street; and then
eastward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter West.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street.
10 Collison

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street West and George Street South, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street South north of Lansdowne Street West and at Romaine Street,
  • on George Street North at Rink Street and beside Holiday Inn and
  • on Water Street at King Street and north of Charlotte Street.

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

  • on Lansdowne Street West at Aylmer Street South,
  • on Aylmer Street South at Prince Street, north of Princess Street and at Lake Street and
  • on Aylmer Street North at Townsend and Dalhousie Streets and north of Sherbrooke and King Streets.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Charlotte, King, Sherbrooke and Dalhousie Streets and at Perry Street,
  • on George Street South south of Lake Street and at Romaine Street,
  • on Princess Street east of George Street South and
  • on Lock Street south of Princess Street.

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

  • on Aylmer Street North at King Street, south of Sherbrooke and Townsend Streets and at Lake Street,
  • on Aylmer Street South south of Romaine Street and at Lansdowne Street West and
  • on Lansdowne Street West east of Roger Neilson Way.
1 George North

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12 (or until the parade clears the intersection of George Street North and Simcoe Street), inbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Parkhill Road West, at Edinburgh, Dublin, London, McDonnel and Murray Streets and south of Brock Street and Hunter Street West.

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

  • on Reid Street at Dublin, London, Murray and Brock Streets and
  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge and Stewart Streets.

Outbound buses start their trips in Downtown Peterborough Terminal, as usual, then detour:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street north of Hunter Street West, at Brock and Murray Streets, north of McDonnel and London Streets, at Dublin Street, across from Edinburgh Street and north of Antrim Street.

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

  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge Street,
  • on Rubbidge Street at Brock and Murray Streets,
  • on Reid Street at McDonnel Street, north of London Street and at Edinburgh Street.
9 Nicholls Park

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12 (or until the parade clears the intersection of George Street North and Simcoe Street), inbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe Street west of Queen Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Water Street; and then
eastward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter West.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street.
42 Trent East Bank

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Parkhill Road West and George Street North, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Parkhill Road West, at Dublin and McDonnel Street and south of Brock Street.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on McDonnel Street east of Reid Street.

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street at Dublin Street and north of Antrim Street.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Aylmer Street North at Murray Street and
  • on Reid Street north of London Street.
40 Trent West Bank

From 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, inbound buses operate along their regular route to McDonnel Street and Aylmer Street North, then detour:

southward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McDonnel Street at George Street North and
  • on George Street North south of Brock Street.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Toronto


Toronto events include: The Achilles Canada St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run / Walk (March 11); and the International Women’s Day March (March 10).


Achilles Canada St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run / Walk

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Bremner Boulevard between Lower Simcoe Street and Lower Spadina Avenue,
  • Lower Spadina Avenue and Spadina Avenue between Fort York Boulevard / Bremner Boulevard and Wellington Street West / Clarence Square,
  • Clarence Square and
  • Wellington Street West between Clarence Square and Yonge Street

Sunday morning to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring services while the streets are closed.

6 Bay

From 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, Toronto Police Service officers direct buses at Bay Street and Wellington Street West through gaps in the run / walk.

The International Women’s Day March also affects service along this route Saturday, March 11.

121 Fort York - Esplanade

From 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Fort York Boulevard and Lower Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Lower Spadina;
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West and Harbour Street; and then
northward along Bay Street to Front Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Front West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bremner Boulevard east of Lower Spadina Avenue and
  • on Front Street West east of Blue Jays Way and at John and Lower Simcoe Streets.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Front Streets, then detour:

southward along Yonge;
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard West; and then
northward along Lower Spadina Avenue to Bremner Boulevard / Fort York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route westward along Fort York.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Front Street West at Bay Street, west of Simcoe Street and at John Street,
  • on Blue Jays Way south of Front Street West and
  • on Bremner Boulevard at Lower Spadina Avenue.

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72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay

From 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, south- and westbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Front Streets, then detour:

westward along Front Street West to Bay Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Bay.

South- and westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Yonge Street north of Front Street East.

East- and northbound buses operate along their regular route.


International Women’s Day March

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Wellesley Street West between King’s College Circle and Queen’s Park Crescent East,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent East and Queen’s Park between Wellesley and Bloor Streets West,
  • Bloor Street West between Queen’s Park / Avenue Road and Yonge Street and
  • Yonge Street between Bloor and Gould Streets

Saturday afternoon to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring services while the streets are closed.

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5 Avenue Rd

From 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue and Davenport Roads, then detour:

westward along Davenport and Dupont Street;
southward along St. George Street;
eastward along Prince Arthur Avenue; and then
southward into St George Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Avenue Road at Boswell Avenue, across from Yorkville Avenue, at Bloor Street West,
  • on Queen’s Park across from Charles Street West [beside Museum Station],
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West at Hoskin Avenue and beside Hart House and the University of Toronto Library and
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street.

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

  • on Davenport Road west of Avenue Road, beside #250 Davenport and at Bedford Road and
  • on St. George Street at Bernard and Lowther Avenues.

Northbound buses start their trips in St George Station bus terminal, then proceed:

northward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue;
northward along St George Street; and then
eastward along Dupont Street and Davenport Road to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street, at Wellesley Street West and north of St. Joseph Street,
  • on Queen’s Park north of Charles Street West [beside Museum Station],
  • on Avenue Road north of Bloor Street West, across from Lowther and Boswell Avenues and at Davenport Road.

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

  • in St George Station bus terminal and
  • on St. George Street at Lowther and Bernard Avenues.
6 Bay

From 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, Toronto Police Service officers direct buses at Bay Street and Bloor Street West through gaps in the march.

The Achilles Canada St. Patrick’s Day 5K Walk / Run also affects service along this route Sunday, March 11.

506 Carlton

From 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, Toronto Police Service officers direct buses at College / Carlton Streets and Yonge Street through gaps in the march.

94 Wellesley

From 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, the TTC splits the route into two. In the east end of the route, buses operate between Castle Frank and Wellesley Stations only. In the west end, buses operate between Ossington Station and Spadina Avenue only. After reaching Spadina Avenue, eastbound west-end buses proceed:

southward along Spadina;
counterclockwise around Spadina Crescent; and then
northward along Spadina to Harbord Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Harbord.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harbord Street at St. George Street,
  • on Hoskin Avenue beside Wycliffe College,
  • on Wellesley Street West beside the Ontario Legislature, east of Queen’s Park Crescent East and at Bay and Yonge Streets.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wellesley Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on Wellesley Street West at Bay Street and Queen’s Park Crescent East,
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East at Hoskin Avenue,
  • on Hoskin Avenue beside Trinity College and at St. George Street and
  • on Harbord Street at Spadina Avenue.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.