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Weekend events affect transit services,
June 8, 9, 10



CeleBRAMPTON in downtown Brampton tops the list of special events affecting transit services this weekend.

Other events take place in the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Barrie, Burlington, the Galt area of Cambridge, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, the central area of Hamilton, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton, Newmarket and the New Toronto and central areas of Toronto.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook.

Brampton TransitAll routes, 2 Main, 5 Bovaird, 9 Vodden, 12 Grenoble, 14 Torbram, 15 Bramalea, 17 Howden, 18 Dixie, 19 Fernforest, 23 Sandalwood, 24 Van Kirk, 29 Williams, 30 Airport Road, 32 Father Tobin, 502 Züm Main, 505 Züm Bovaird.

Burlington Transit10 New / Maple, Sound of Music Festival Shuttle.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus.

Grand River Transit1 Queen - River, 4 Glasgow, 6 Bridge, 7 Mainline, 57 Blair Road, 203 iXpress.

Hamilton Street Railway3 Cannon, 11 Parkdale, 16 Ancaster, 23 Upper Gage, 24 Upper Sherman.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 29 Dufferin, 47 Lansdowne, 63 Ossington, 94 Wellesley, 501 Queen, 501L Queen / Long Branch, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 514 Cherry.

York Region Transit54 Bayview, 522 Markham community bus.

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The Friday, June 8 event affecting transit services is: the Hespeler Village Farmers Market.

The Saturday, June 9 events affecting transit services are: Ancaster Heritage Days; the Barrie Farmers Market; a Canadian Women’s Soccer match; CeleBRAMPTON; Concession Streetfest; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Grilled Cheese Festival; the Lindsay Farmers Market; the Main Street Markham Farmers Market; the Milton Farmers Market; the Summer Lights Festival; the Portugal Day Parade (Cambridge); the Shoppers Run for Women; and the Sound of Music Festival.

The Sunday, June 10 events are: The Main Street Car Show; the Portugal Day Parade (Toronto); the Sikh Martydom Parade; the Sound of Music Festival; and the Toronto Challenge.

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Ancaster


Ancaster Heritage Days

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • Wilson Streets West and East Ancaster between Valleyfield Boulevard / Amberley Drive and Old Dundas Road / Rousseaux Street

Saturday morning and early afternoon to accommodate the parade.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses while the street is closed.

16 Ancaster

Buses operate along two detour routings during the event Saturday, June 9:

From 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 9, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Anson Drive and Garner Road East, then detour:

eastward along Garner East; and then
northward along Southcote Road to Golf Links Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Golf Links

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Garner Road East at Fiddler’s Green Road South,
  • on Fiddler’s Green Road South north of Garden and Enmore Avenues and across from Gilbert Avenue,
  • on Wilson Street East east of Fiddler’s Green Road South, at St. Margaret Road, Cameron Drive, across from Dalley Drive, at Halson and Church Streets, east of Academy Street and at Rousseaux Street,
  • on Rosseaux Street east of Wilson Street East and at Academy Street,
  • on Mohawk Road at McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road.

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

  • on Garner Road East across from Miller Drive and Woodmount Road and at Southcote Road.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Golf Links Road and Southcote Road / McNiven Road, then detour:

southward along Southcote Road; and then
westward along Garner Road East;
northward along Fiddlers Green Road South; and then
westward along Amberley Boulevard to Wilson Street West,
resuming their regular route southwestward along Wilson West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,
  • on Wilson Street East west of Old Dundas Road, across from Academy Street, at Sulphur Springs Road, across from Halson Street, at Dalley Drive, Jerseyville Road East and Fiddler’s Green Road North,
  • on Fiddler’s Green Road South at Gilbert Avenue, Oakley Court and across from Enmore Avenue,
  • on Garden Avenue across from Miller Drive and
  • on Anson Drive at Garner Road East.

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

  • on Garner Road East at Woodmount Road and Miller and Anson Drives,
  • on Fiddler’s Green Road north of Garden Avenue,
  • on Amberley Boulevard across from Bloomsbury Court, across from Chippendale Avenue and at Wilson Street West.

From noon until 3 p.m., after the parade, buses operate along a shorter detour routing.

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From noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, June 9, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Wilson Street East and Halson Street, then detour:

southward along Halson; and then
eastward along Golf Links Road to McNiven Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Golf Links.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wilson Street East at Church Street, east of Academy Street and at Rousseaux Street,
  • on Rosseaux Street east of Wilson Street East and at Academy Street,
  • on Mohawk Road at McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,
  • on Wilson Street East west of Old Dundas Road, across from Academy Street, at Sulphur Springs Road and across from Halson Street.

From 9 a.m. until noon during the parade, buses operating along a longer detour routing.

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Barrie


Barrie Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 27, 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, June 9, 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.

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Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit include: CeleBRAMPTON (June 9); and the Sikh Martyrdom Parade (June 10).


CeleBRAMPTON

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Street North between Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane and Queen Street from 9 a.m. until midnight Saturday to accommodate the event.

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., it’s also closing

  • Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South.

From 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., it’s closing

  • Main Street South between Queen and Wellington Streets and
  • Queen Streets East and West between Theatre Lane / Chapel Street and George Street.

Brampton Transit and GO Transit are detouring buses during the event.

Brampton Transit
All routes

Ride any Brampton Transit bus for just $1 cash Saturday, June 9. (Unfortunately, PRESTO cardholders must pay the whole fare.)

2 Main

Buses operate along two detour routings Saturday, June 9:

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West,
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West and across from Woodbrook Drive.

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

  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Queen Street West,
  • on McMurchy Avenue South at Royce Avenue and Corby Crescent.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South north of Guest Street, at Woodbrook Drive, Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East.

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

  • on McMurchy Avenue South north of Frederick Street, across from McHardy Place and at Jessie Street and Queen Street West and
  • on McMurchy Avenue North at Nelson Street West.

From 5 until 10 p.m., buses operate along a shorter detour routing.

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From 5 until 10 p.m., Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
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 stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West.

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

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., buses operate along a shorter detour routing.

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24 Van Kirk

From 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 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

Buses operate along two detour routings Saturday, June 9:

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

From 5 until 10 p.m., buses operate along a shorter detour routing.

2 Main, 502 Züm Main - CeleBRAMPTON 2018 Phase 1 updated.jpg

From 5 until 10 p.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West / Theatre Lane, then detour:

westward along Nelson West;
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 southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., buses operate along a shorter detour routing.

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GO Transit
31A / 31F / 31L Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not announced exact detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about during this event in previous years.)

From 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bovaird Drive East and McLaughlin Road North, then detour:

southward along McLaughlin North;
eastward along Queen Street West;
northward along George Street North;
entering the Downtown Brampton Terminal; and then
westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along George North;
westward along Queen West;
southward along McMurchy Avenue South; and then
eastward along Charolais Boulevard to Main Street South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bovaird Drive West east of McLaughlin Road North and Royal Orchard Drive and at Gillingham Drive,
  • on Main Street North south of Bovaird Drive West, at Gillingham Drive, across from Brickyard Way, south of Williams Parkway West, at Archibald and English Streets, south of Vodden Street West, at Rosedale Avenue West and Church Street West,
  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West, at Harold Street, across from Nanwood Drive, at Elgin Drive, across from Peel Village Parkway and at Charolais Boulevard.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South north of Peel Village Parkway, across from Elgin Drive, at Nanwood Drive and at Clarence Street,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South,
  • on Main Street North at Church Street East, Sproule Drive, Vodden Street West, across from English Street, at Leyham Drive, north of Williams Parkway East, at Brickyard Way and Quarry Edge Drive,
  • on Bovaird Drive West west of Hurontario Street, Gillingham and Van Kirk Drives and at McLaughlin Road North.

GO is also detouring buses operating along this route around the Georgetown Farmers Market Saturday, June 9.


Sikh Martyrdom Parade

The City of Brampton has authorized a number of rolling lane closures from noon until 5:30 p.m. to accommodate the annual event, including:

  • Dixie Road between Peter Robinson Boulevard and Sandalwood Parkway East;
  • Humberwest Parkway between Airport Road / Sandalwood Parkway East and Williams Parkway East;
  • Peter Robinson Boulevard between #585 Peter Robinson and Dixie Road;
  • Sandalwood Parkway East between Dixie Road and Airport Road / Humberwest Parkway;
  • Sun Pac Boulevard between Williams Parkway East and #135 Sun Pac;
  • Williams Parkway East between Humberwest Parkway and Sun Pac Boulevard.

During the parade, expect a higher volume of traffic at Trinity Common Terminal. As the parade proceeds, the City will close and re-open the streets, likely delaying buses along many Brampton Transit routes. However, no buses will detour.

30 Airport

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sandalwood Parkway East / Humberwest Parkway at Airport Road.

5 Bovaird

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays at Trinity Common terminal and as the parade proceeds along Humberwest Parkway at Castlemore Road.

15 Bramalea

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sandalwood Parkway East at Bramalea Road.

18 Dixie

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Dixie Road between Peter Robinson Boulevard and Sandalwood Parkway East.

32 Father Tobin

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays at Trinity Common terminal and as the parade passes the intersection of Sandalwood Parkway East and Dixie Road. Also expect delays as the parade proceeds along Peter Robinson Boulevard between #585 Peter Robinson and Dixie Road and along Sandalwood Parkway East at Mountainash Road.

12 Grenoble

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sandalwood Parkway East at Sunny Meadow Boulevard.

19 Fernforest

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sandalwood Parkway East at Fernforest Drive.

17 Howden

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays at Trinity Common terminal.

23 Sandalwood

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays at Trinity Common Terminal and as the parade proceeds along Sandalwood Parkway East between Dixie Road and Airport Road / Humberwest Parkway.

14 Torbram

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sandalwood Parkway East at Torbram Road.

9 Vodden

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sun Pac Boulevard between Williams Parkway East and Ward Road.

29 Williams

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade proceeds along Sun Pac Boulevard between Williams Parkway East and Ward Road.

505 Züm Bovaird

From noon until 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays at Trinity Common terminal and as the parade proceeds along Humberwest Parkway between Castlemore Road and Williams Parkway West.

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Burlington

Sound of Music Festival

The City of Burlington is closing:

  • Lakeshore Road between Maple Avenue / Northshore Boulevard East and Locust Street

Saturday evening as festival organizers kick-off next weekend’s festival in downtown Burlington.

Burlington Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway are detouring buses or providing extra service during the festival preview concerts on the lakeshore.

Burlington Transit
Festival Shuttle

From noon until midnight Saturday, June 9 and noon until 10 p.m. Sunday, June 10, Burlington Transit operates non-stop shuttle service between Burlington GO Station and Downtown Burlington Terminal.

Buses operate every 15 minutes. The fare is $3 cash. Drivers do not carry change. Children younger than five years ride free.

10 New / Maple

BT has not announced service changes, but expect detours and delays along Lakeshore Road from 7:30 until 10 p.m. Saturday, June 9.

Hamilton Street Railway
11 Parkdale

From about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9 until 12:30 a.m. Sunday, June 10 and from about 6 p.m. until midnigh Sunday, the HSR provides extra service for festival-goers. Extra buses operate between regularly scheduled buses, dropping off or picking up passengers at all stops along the route.

It’s also detouring buses from about 10 until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9.


Extra northbound buses leave Valley Park at 7:43, 8:28, 9:13 and 9:58 p.m. Saturday, June 9. They arrive on Parkdale Avenue South south of Queenston Road at 7:58, 8:43, 9:28 and 10:13 p.m. They end their trips in Downtown Burlington Terminal at 8:19, 9:04, 9:49 and 10:34 p.m.

They leave Valley Park at 6:14, 6:59, 7:44, 8:29, 9:14 and 9:59 p.m. Sunday, June 10. They arrive on Parkdale South south of Queenston at 6:33, 7:18, 8:01, 8:46, 9:01 and 10:16 p.m. They end their trips in downtown Burlington at 6:50, 7:35, 8:22, 9:07, 9:52 and 10:37 p.m.

Extra southbound buses leave Burlington at 8:37, 9:22, 10:07, 11 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday. They arrive on Parkdale South north of Queenston at 8:59, 9:44, 10:29, 11:22 and 11:52 p.m. They end their trips on Paramount Drive beside Valley Park at 9:13, 9:58, 10:43 and 11:56 p.m. Saturday and 12:06 a.m. Sunday.

They leave Burlington at 7:07, 7:52, 8:37, 9:22, 10, 10:45 and 11 p.m. Sunday. They arrive on Parkdale South north of Queenston at 7:30, 8:15, 9, 9:45, 10:23, 11:08 and 11:23 p.m. They end their trips beside Valley Park at 7:43, 8:28, 9:13, 9:58, 10:36, 11:21 and 11:36 p.m.


From 10 until 11 p.m., Saturday, June 9, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road and Northshore Boulevard East / Maple Avenue, then detour:

northward along Maple;
eastward along Elgin Street; and then
southward along Locust Street to Lakeshore,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road across from Northshore Boulevard East / Maple Avenue and Nelson and Burlington Avenues.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to John and James Streets, then detour:

northward along John;
westward along Caroline Street;
southward along Locust Street;
westward along Ontario Street; and then
southward along Maple Avenue to Lakeshore Road / Northshore Boulevard East,
resuming their regular route southward along Lakeshore.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road and
  • on Lakeshore Road at Brant Street and Burlington Avenue and west of Nelson Avenue.

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Cambridge

See Galt and Hespeler.


Etobicoke

See also New Toronto.


Galt


Portugal Day Parade (Cambridge)

The City of Cambridge is closing

  • Grand Avenue between South Square and Salisbury Street

to accommodate the annual parade Saturday.

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

57 Blair Rd

(GRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this post on information it suppled about a detour during this event in 2017.)

All day Saturday, June 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Andrews Street and George Street South, then detour:

northward along George South; and then
eastward along Hood Street to Grand Avenue South,
resuming their regular route northward along Grand South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on St. Andrews Street at Grand Avenue South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 12, 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, June 9, 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 across from Cross Street and at James 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 across from James 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.

GO Transit is also detouring buses along this route during CeleBRAMPTON, Saturday, June 9.

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Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hamilton


Hamilton events affecting transit services include: Canadian Women’s Soccer (June 9); and Concession Streetfest (June 9).


Canadian Women’s Soccer — Canada versus Germany

The Hamilton Street Railway offers extra service to and from Tim Hortons Field for fans.

3 Cannon

HSR operates extra service Saturday, June 9 from about 11:30 am until 6 p.m. Buses on extra trips operate between regularly scheduled trips, dropping off or picking up passengers at all stops along the route.

Extra inbound buses leave Reid Avenue North north of Dunsmure Road at 12:15 p.m. and every 30 minutes until 5:15 p.m. They end their trips in the Hamilton GO Centre at 12:40 p.m. and every 30 minutes until 5:40 p.m. Even more extra inbound buses leave Cannon Street East east of Gage Avenue North at 4:18, 4:33 and 5:03 p.m. They end their trips in the GO centre at 4:32, 4:47 and 5:17 p.m.

Extra outbound buses leave Hamilton GO Centre at 11:45 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 4:45 p.m. They end their trips on Reid North north of Dunsmure at 12:09 p.m. and every 30 minutes until 5:09 p.m.

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Concession Streetfest

The City of Hamilton is closing:

  • Concession Street between East 25th Street and the northern leg of Upper Wentworth Street

all day Saturday to accommodate the Concession Street Business Improvement Area’s annual event.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses while the street is closed.

23 Upper Gage
24 Upper Sherman

From 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, June 9, inbound buses operate along their regular routes to Concession Street and East 26th Street, then detour:

southward along East 26th,
westward along Queensdale Avenue East; and then
northward along Upper Wentworth Street to Concession Street,
resuming their regular routes westward along Concession.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Concession Street at Hamilton and Summit Avenues, across from East 19th Street and at Belwood Avenue.

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

  • on Queensdale Avenue East at East 24th, East22nd and Upper Wentworth Streets and
  • on Upper Wentworth Street at Crockett and Concession Streets.

Outbound buses operate along their regular routes to Concession Street and Upper Wentworth Street, then detour:

southward along Upper Wentworth,
eastward along Queensdale Avenue East; and then
northward along East 25th Street to Concession,
resuming their regular routes eastward along Concession.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Concession Street at East 22nd Street and east of East 24th Street.

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

  • on Upper Wentworth Street south of Inverness Avenue East and
  • on Queensdale Avenue East at East 22nd Street and east of East 24th Street.

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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, June 8, 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


Summer Lights Festival

The City of Kitchener is closing:

  • King Street West between Young and Queen Streets,
  • Gaukel Street between Charles and King Streets West

and other streets Saturday to accommodate the Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Association’s annual event.

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

6 Bridge

After 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis Streets 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.

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.

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

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis 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 Street North.

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.
4 Glasgow

After 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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7 Mainline

After 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

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

Fairview-bound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.

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

southward along Benton; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West; to Gaukel
southward along Gaukel Street,
through Charles Street Terminal, then continuing
> northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Frederick Street and Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North and College Street and at Francis Street North.

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

  • on Charles Street West at Water Street South.
1 Queen - River

Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route.

After 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, Boardwalk-bound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

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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, June 9, 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 6, 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, June 9, 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.

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Milton


Milton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 6, 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, June 9, 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, June 9, 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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Newmarket


Main Street Car Show

The Town of Newmarket is closing

  • Main Street South between Park Avenue and Water Street

Sunday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Newmarket Car Club’s annual event.

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

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(YRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about detours during this event in previous years.)

From 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, June 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street South and Queen Street, then detour:

eastward along Queen; and then
southward along Prospect Street to Water Street / Gorham Drive,
resuming their regular route southward along Prospect.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Botsford Street and
  • on Water Street across from Doug Duncan Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street at Doug Duncan Drive and
  • on Main Street South across from Botsford Street.

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New Toronto


Grilled Cheese Challenge

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West between Islington Avenue / Seventh Street and Third Street

to accommodate the Lakeshore Village Business Improvement Area’s event supporting Women’s Habitat.

The TTC is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

501L Queen / Long Branch

From 6 a.m. until 9 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West at Islington Avenue / Seventh Street, then detour:

northward along Islington;
eastward along Birmingham Street; and then
southward along Third Street to Lake Shore West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lake Shore.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Seventh, Fifth and Third Streets.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Fifth Street and Islington Avenue.

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

  • on Islington Avenue at Lake Shore Boulevard West.

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Toronto

See also New Toronto.


Toronto events include: the Portugal Day Parade (June 10); the Shoppers Run for Women (June 9); and the Toronto Challenge (June 10).


Portugal Day Parade (Toronto)

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Dundas Street West between Lansdowne Avenue and Gore Vale Avenue and
  • Lansdowne Avenue between Bloor Street West and College Street

Sunday morning and early afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

The event affects TTC service.

506 Carlton

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Lansdowne Avenue at College Street. Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars through gaps in the parade.

The Toronto Challenge may also affect service along this route Sunday, June 10.

29 Dufferin

From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Dundas Street West at Dufferin Street. Toronto Police Service officers direct buses through gaps in the parade.

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505 Dundas

Buses operate along two detour routings Sunday, June 10:

From about 8 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College; and then
southward along Ossington Avenue to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

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

  • on College Street at Lansdowne and Brock Avenues, Dufferin Street, Rusholme and Dovercourt Roads and Ossington Avenue.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

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

  • on College Street at Dovercourt Road, Havelock and Dufferin Streets and Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

After about 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Lansdowne Avenue at College Street. Toronto Police Service officers will allow buses through gaps in the parade.

After the parade blocks Dundas Street West and Ossington Avenue, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College; and then
southward along Bathurst Street to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue, Shaw Street, across from Grace Street and at Gore Vale and Euclid Avenues and Bathurst Street.

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

  • on College Street at Lansdowne and Brock Avenues, Dufferin Street, Rusholme and Dovercourt Roads, Ossington Avenue, Crawford, Grace and Clinton Streets, Euclid Avenue and Bathurst Street and
  • on Bathurst Street across from Nassau Street.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Bathurst Street, Euclid Avenue, Grace and Crawford Streets, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

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

  • on Bathurst Street at Nassau Street and
  • on College Street at Euclid Avenue, Clinton, Grace and Crawford Streets, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt Road, Havelock and Dufferin Streets and Brock and Lansdowne Avenues.

The Toronto Challenge may also affect service along this route Sunday, June 10.

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^ The map indicates the 2017 detour routing, when streetcars operated, instead of buses, along the 505 Dundas route. This year, the buses detour along Bathurst Street, instead of Spadina Avenue.

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47 Lansdowne

From about 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Avenue and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor Street West; and then
southeastward along Dundas Street West to Lansdowne,
resuming their regular route southward along Lansdowne.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lansdowne Avenue beside #422 Lansdowne, at Whytock Avenue, College Street and Dundas Street West.

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

  • on Bloor Street West beside #1388 Bloor West and at Symington Avenue and
  • on Dundas Street West east of Roncesvalles Avenue and at Howard Park and Sorauren Avenues, across from Sterling Road and at Lansdowne Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lansdowne Avenue at College Street, across from Whytock Avenue, beside #533 Lansdowne and at Bloor Street West.

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

  • on Dundas Street West at Sterling Road, across from Sorauren Avenue, at Morrow Avenue, across from Roncesvalles Avenue and at Bloor Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Sterling Road.
63 Ossington

From about 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Dundas Street West at Ossington Avenue. Toronto Police Service officers will allow buses through gaps in the parade.

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Shoppers Run for Women

The City of Toronto is closing various roads and traffic lanes in this area:

  • Spadina Avenue in the west;
  • Bloor Street West in the north;
  • Bay Street in the east; and
  • College Street in the south

Sunday morning to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

5 Avenue Rd

From 7 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
northward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue; and then
southward into St George Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • 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 passengers at a temporary stop

  • in St George Station bus terminal.

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;
eastward along Dupont Street; and then
southeastward along 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 and at Wellesley Street West and St. Joseph Street and
  • on Queen’s Park north of Charles Street West (beside Museum Station).

Instead, northbound buses pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • in St George Station bus terminal,
  • on St. George Street at Lowther and Bernard Avenues,
  • on Dupont Street at Davenport Road

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 10.

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6 Bay

From 7 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Bloor Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street south of Charles Street West and at St. Joseph Street.

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

  • on Bloor Street West at Yonge Street and
  • on Yonge Street at Charles Street West and at Irwin Avenue.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 10.

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94 Wellesley

From 7 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina Avenue, Crescent and Avenue;
eastward along College Street; and then
northward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on College Street at Beverley and McCaul Streets, University Avenue and Elizabeth Street and
  • on Bay Street at Grosvenor Street and Wellesley Street West.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellesley Street West and Bay Street, then detour:

northward along Bay;
westward along Bloor Street West; and then
southward along Spadina Avenue to Harbord Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Harbord.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bay Street at St. Joseph Street and north of Charles Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Avenue and Bedford Roads and St. George Streets.

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The Toronto Challenge also affects service along this route Sunday, June 10.

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Toronto Challenge

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Adelaide Street West, westbound lanes, between Bay Street and University Avenue,
  • University Avenue, northbound lanes, between Queen Street West and College Street,
  • Queen’s Park and Queen’s Park Crescent East, northbound lanes, between College Street and Wellesley Street West,
  • Wellesley Street West, single eastbound curb lane, between Queen’s Park Crescent East and Bay Street and
  • Bay Street, single southbound curb lane, between Wellesley and Wellington Streets West

Sunday morning to accommodate the annual walk and run to support the City’s Long-Term Care Homes and Services Division.

The event affects TTC services.

5 Avenue Rd

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
northward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue; and then
southward into St George Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • 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 passengers at a temporary stop

  • in St George Station bus terminal.

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;
eastward along Dupont Street; and then
southeastward along 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 and at Wellesley Street West and St. Joseph Street and
  • on Queen’s Park north of Charles Street West (beside Museum Station).

Instead, northbound buses pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • in St George Station bus terminal,
  • on St. George Street at Lowther and Bernard Avenues and
  • on Dupont Street at Davenport Road.

The Shoppers Run for Women also affects service along this route Saturday, June 9.

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6 Bay

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Wellesley Street West, then detour:

eastward along Wellesley West;
southward along Yonge Street; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route southward along Bay.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street south of Wellesley Street West, at Grosvenor and College Streets, Gerrard Street West, Elm Street, Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square and Queen, Adelaide and King Streets West.

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

  • on Wellesley Street West at Yonge Street and
  • on Yonge Street at Grosvenor and College Streets, beside #444 Yonge, at Elm Street and Dundas Street West, across from #247 Yonge and Shuter Street and at Queen, Richmond, King and Wellington Streets West.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

The Shoppers Run for Women also affects service along this route Saturday, June 9.

506 Carlton

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays as the participants pass along University Avenue / Queen’s Park and Bay Street at College Street.

The Portugal Day Parade also affects service along this route Sunday, June 10.

514 Cherry

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays, as the participants pass along University Avenue and Bay Street at King Street West.

505 Dundas

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays, as the participants pass along University Avenue and Bay Street at Dundas Street West.

The Portugal Day Parade also affects service along this route Sunday, June 10.

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504 King

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays, as the participants pass along University Avenue and Bay Street at King Street West.

501 Queen

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, expect delays, as the participants pass along University Avenue and Bay Street at Queen Street West.

94 Wellesley

From about 8:30 until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Spadina;
eastward along Bloor Street West; and then
southward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harbord Street beside Wycliffe College and
  • on Wellesley Street West beside the Ontario Legislature building, east of Queen’s Park Crescent East and at Bay Street.

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

  • on Bloor Street West at St. George Street, across from Bedford Road and at Queen’s Park and Bay Street and
  • on Bay Street south of Charles Street West and at St. Joseph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bay Street at St. Joseph Street and Charles Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Avenue and Bedford Roads and St. George Street and
  • on College Street at Elizabeth Street, University Avenue, across from McCaul Street and at St. George Street.

The Shoppers Run for Women also affects service along this route Saturday, June 9.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.