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Weekend events affect transit services,
July 27, 28, 29, 30



Special events in Barrie, Brampton, the Galt area of Cambridge, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton, Oakville and Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

Brampton Transit2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 502 Züm Main.

GO Transit01 Lakeshore West, 20 Milton / Oakville, 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus, 46 Oakville / York U.

Grand River Transit2 Forest Heights, 3 Ottawa South, 4 Glasgow, 20 Victoria / Frederick, 22 Laurentian West, 57 Blair Road, 203 iXpress.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Oakville Transit28 Glen Abbey North.

RBC Canadian OpenFree shuttle buses.

Toronto Transit Commission64 Main, 92 Woodbine South, 143 Downtown / Beach express, 501 Queen.

York Region Transit522 Markham community bus.

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The Thursday, July 27 events affecting transit services are: the Beaches International Jazz Festival; and the RBC Canadian Open.

The Friday, July 28 events affecting transit services are: the Beaches International Jazz Festival; the Hespeler Village Market; the Kitchener Twilight Grand Prix; and the RBC Canadian Open.

The Saturday, July 29 events affecting transit services are: the Barrie Farmers Market; the Beaches International Jazz Festival; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Fieldstone Criterium of Cambridge Cycling Race; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Main Street Markham Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; and the RBC Canadian Open.

The Sunday, July 30 event affecting transit service is: the RBC Canadian Open.

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Barrie


Barrie Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 28, the City of Barrie is closing

  • Mulcaster Street between Worseley and Collier Streets

during the weekly market.

Barrie Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

3A Georgian Drive via Cook

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, buses operate along their regular route to Collier and Mulcaster Street, then detour:

eastward along Collier;
northward along Poyntz Street; and then
westward along Worsley Street to Mulcaster,
resuming their regular route northward along Mulcaster.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Mulcaster Street north of Collier Street.

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

  • on Collier Street east of Mulcaster Street.

Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 7, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

to accommodate the city’s weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring service while the street is closed.

2 Main

From 5:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 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 Main Street South at Wellington Street West.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Streets South at Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street.

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24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North across from Diplock Lane,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at John Street.

Northbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

southward along George North;
westward along Queen Street West;
northward along Mill Street North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Nelson West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East.

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502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 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 this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

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Cambridge

See Galt and Hespeler.


Galt


Fieldstone Criterium of Cambridge Cycling Race

The City of Cambridge is closing:

  • Main Street between Water Street and Melville Street;
  • Queen’s Square between Grand Avenue North and Melville Street;
  • Grand Avenue North between Blair Road and Park Hill Road West; and
  • Park Hill Roads West and East between Grand Avenue North and Water Street North

and other streets in the Galt City Centre to accommodate the first annual on-street downtown event.

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

57 Blair Road

Saturday, July 29, inbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Andrews Street and Grand Avenue South, then detour:

southward along Grand South;
eastward along Concession Street;
northward along Ainslie Street South; and then
eastward into Ainslie Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Grand Avenue South at South Square and
  • on Main Street at Mill Street.

Outbound buses start their trips in Ainslie Street Terminal, as usually, then proceed:

southward along Ainslie Street South;
westward along Concession Street;
northward along Grand Avenue South;
westward along Salisbury Avenue; and then
northward along George Street South to Queen’s Square,
resuming their regular route northward along George North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street at Water Street North and
  • on North Square west of Grand Avenue North.

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

  • on George Street North at South Square.

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Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 14, 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 service while the street is closed.

31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 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 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.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hespeler


Hespeler Village Market

Friday afternoons and evenings until October 6, the City of Cambridge is closing

  • Queen Street East between Guelph Avenue / Adam Street and Tannery Street East,

to accommodate the market.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

203 iXpress

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, July 28, outbound buses operate along their regular route to Adam and Tannery Streets, then detour:

northward along Adam to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Guelph Avenue.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Tannery Street East at Queen Street East.

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Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Kitchener


Kitchener Twilight Grand Prix

The City of Kitchener is closing:

  • Joseph Street between Francis and Ontario Streets South and other streets near Victoria Park in downtown Kitchener Friday to accommodate the annual cycling races.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses entering and exiting Charles Street Terminal while the street is closed.

2 Forest Heights
4 Glasgow

From 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, July 28, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Joseph Street and Ontario Street South, then detour:

northward along Ontario South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
looping around the terminal to end trips at their regular platform.

Inbound buses continue to serve all stops.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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22 Laurentian West

From 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, July 28, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Joseph Street and Ontario Street South, then detour:

northward along Ontario South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
looping around the terminal to end trips at their regular platform.

Inbound buses continue to serve all stops.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
eastward along Charles Street West; and then
southward along Ontario Street South to the terminal exit,
resuming their regular route southward along Ontario South.

Outbound buses continue to serve all stops.

3 Ottawa South

From 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, July 28, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Joseph Street and Ontario Street South, then detour:

northward along Ontario South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
looping around the terminal to end trips at their regular platform.

Inbound buses continue to serve all stops.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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20 Victoria - Frederick

From 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, July 28, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Joseph Street and Francis Street South, then detour:

northward along Francis South and North;
westward along Duke Street West;
northward along Victoria Street North; and then
eastward along Weber Street West to Water Street North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Weber West.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street South at King Street West and
  • on Water Street North at Weber Street West.

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

  • on Francis Street South north of Joseph Street and at King Street West and
  • on Weber Street West east of Victoria Street North.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street North at Francis Street North and
  • on Water Street South south of King Street West and at Joseph Street.

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

  • on Victoria Street North south of Weber Street West,
  • on Francis Street North at King Street West and
  • on Francis Street South at Joseph Street.

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Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 29, 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 while the street is closed.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 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


Main Street Markham Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and afternoons until October 7, the City of Markham is closing:

  • Robinson Street west of Main Street North

to accommodate the market.

York Region Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

522 Markham community bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North Markham and Robinson Street, then detour:

northward along Main North;
westward along Wilson Street;
northward along Water Street to the Markham Seniors Centre;
turning around in front of the centre;
southward along Water;
eastward along Wilson; and then
southward along Main to Robinson,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Robinson Street (westbound) at Water Street and
  • on Water Street (southbound) at Robinson Street.

Milton


Milton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 7, the Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between James and Martin Streets

to accommodate the Milton Chamber of Commerce’s weekly market.

Milton Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

2 Main

Until noon Saturday, July 29, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James; and then
eastward along Mill Street to Martin Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Martin.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

6 Scott

Until noon Saturday, July 29, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James;
eastward along Mill Street;
northward along Martin Street; and then
east- and southward along Millside Drive to Main Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street East at Fulton Street.

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

  • on Martin Street across from Mill Street and
  • on Millside Drive east of Martin Street and at Main Street East.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Millside Drive east of Martin Street,
  • on Martin Street at Mill Street and
  • on Mill Street west of Garden Lane.

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Oakville


RBC Canadian Open

This year, Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Club again hosts the annual tournament, affecting GO Transit and Oakville Transit services.

GO Transit
01 Lakeshore West

Your ticket to the RBC Canadian Open includes your ride to and from the event on GO, after 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 28, Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30. Free RBC Canadian Open shuttle buses operate continually from the parking lots at Oakville GO Station (north west corner) and Bronte GO Station to the main entrance at Glen Abbey Golf Club. GO will accept your same-day RBC Canadian Open ticket or e-ticket as your paid fare home.

20 Milton / Oakville
46 Oakville / York U

Your ticket to the RBC Canadian Open includes your ride to and from the event on GO after 8:30 a.m., Friday, July 28. Free RBC Canadian Open shuttle buses operate continually from the parking lot at Oakville GO Station (north west corner) to the main entrance at Glen Abbey Golf Club. GO will accept your same-day RBC Canadian Open ticket or e-ticket as your paid fare home.

Oakville Transit

The Town of Oakville is closing:

  • Dorval Drive, northbound lanes

Saturday and Sunday late afternoon and early evening to provide a safe zone for pedestrians exiting from the golf course.

OT is detouring buses.

28 Glen Abbey North

Southbound buses operate along their regular route and serve all stops.

From Saturday, July 22 until Sunday, July 30, northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dorval Drive across from Old Abbey Lane and at Greeneagle Drive.

Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30, from 4 until 8 p.m. each day, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Dorval Drive and North Service Road, then detour:

westward along North Service; and then
northward along Nottinghill Gate to Monastery Drive,
resuming their regular route northward along Nottinghill.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dorval Drive north of North Service Road, across from Leewood Drive and Old Abbey Lane and at Greeneagle Drive and
  • on Monastery Drive west of Dorval and Greenbriar Drives and at Nottinghill Gate.

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

  • on North Service Road west of Dorval Drive, at Lindsay Drive and east of Nottinghill Gate [2 stops] and
  • on Nottinghill Gate north of North Service Road, at Old Abbey Lane, across from Runnymede Crescent [south and north], at Monks Passage and across from Pilgrims Way.

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RBC Canadian Open shuttle buses

Free parking is available at four lots:

  • Sheridan College’s Trafalgar campus (Monday, July 24 until Sunday, July 30);
  • Saint Volodymyr Cultural Centre (Monday until Sunday);
  • Bronte GO Station (Friday, July 28 until Sunday); and
  • Oakville GO Station(Friday until Sunday).

Free shuttle buses continually operate from these lots to the main entrance of the Glen Abbey Golf Club, from 6:30 a.m. until an hour after play has finished.

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Toronto


Beaches International Jazz Festival

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Queen Street East between Woodbine and Beech Avenues

Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings to accommodate the Streetfest portion of the annual festival. It will also restrict turns from Wineva and Lee Avenues onto Queen East.

The TTC is detouring services during the event.

143 Downtown / Beach express

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

After 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Woodbine Avenue, then detour,

northward along Woodbine; and then
northeastward along Kingston Road;
northward along Bingham Avenue; and then
eastward into Bingham Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road, Lee and Wineva Avenues, Scarborough Beach Boulevard, Maclean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off passengers at temporary stops

  • on Woodbine Avenue north of Queen Street East and Norway Avenue and at Kingston Road and
  • on Kingston Road at Elmer Avenue, Waverly Road, Lee Avenue, Southwood Drive, Glen Manor Drive, Beech Avenue, Scarborough Road and Bingham Avenue and
  • in Bingham Loop.

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64 Main

From 6:30 until 11 p.m. Thursday, July 27, Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Wineva Avenue and Queen Street East, then detour:

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

Southbound buses serve all regular stops.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East and at Williamson Road.

The TTC is also operating extra buses along the route from 6 p.m. until midnight each night to help spectators get to and from the event.

501 Queen

From 6:30 until 11 p.m. Thursday, July 27, Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, streetcars start and end their trips in Woodbine Loop at Kingston Road and Queen Street East.

The TTC is not operating any transit service along Queen East between Eastern Avenue / Kingston Road and Neville Park Boulevard.

Westbound streetcars skip their regular stops

  • in Neville Park Loop and
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch Avenue, Spruce Hill Road, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva and Lee Avenues, Waverly Road, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues and Lockwood Road.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Eastern, Sarah Ashbridge, Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road, Lee and Wineva Avenues, Scarboro Beach Boulevard, Maclean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues, Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

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92 Woodbine South

From 6 until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, July 27, Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, the TTC is operating extra buses along the route to help spectators get to and from the event.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.