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Weekend events affect transit services,
October 3, 4, 5, 6



Nuit Blanche and various Runs for the Cure — supporting breast cancer research — dominate the list of special events affecting transit services this weekend.

The events take place in Barrie, Brampton, the Bronte area of Oakville, Burlington, the Downsview area of Toronto, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, Hamilton, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, the Newcastle area of Clarington, Oshawa, Peterborough, Richmond Hill and central Toronto.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit1A Georgian Mall, 1B Welham, 4A East Bayfield, 4B South GO, 7A Grove, 7B Bear Creek, 8A Yonge, 8B Crosstown, 100A Blue express, 100B Red express.

Brampton Transit2 Main, 7 Kennedy, 24 Van Kirk, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit3 Guelph - Downtown, 4 Central, 10 New - Maple.

Durham Region Transit401 Simcoe, 406 Wentworth.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 88 Peterborough / Oshawa, 90 Lakeshore East.

Guelph TransitAll routes, 3 Westmount, 9 Waterloo, 10 Imperial, 11 Willow West, 12 General Hospital, 13 Victoria Road Community Centre, 20 Northwest Industrial, 40 Downtown / University express, 99 Mainline.

Hamilton Street RailwayAll routes, 2 Barton, 3 Cannon, Tiger-Cats Express shuttles.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Markham FairMarkville shuttle, Stouffville shuttle.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott, 10 Farmstead.

MiWay1C Dundas - Collegeway, 26 Burnhamthorpe, 44 Mississauga Road, 110 University express, Run for the Cure shuttle bus.

Oakville Transit14 / 14A Lakeshore West.

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

Toronto Transit Commission1 Yonge - University subway, 2 Bloor - Danforth subway, 3 Scarborough rapid transit, 5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 94 Wellesley, 107 St Regis, 121 Fort York - Esplanade, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 301 Queen overnight, 501 Queen, 506 Carlton, 511 Bathurst and 509 Harbourfront.

York Region Transit90 Leslie.

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The Thursday, October 3 event affecting transit service is: Markham Fair.

The Friday, October 4 events affecting transit services are: a Canadian Football League game; and Markham Fair; and Nuit Blanche.

The Saturday, October 5 events affecting transit services are: the Barrie Farmers Market; the Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; Markham Fair; the Milton Farmers Market; the Newcastle Harvest Festival; Nuit Blanche; and the Tour de DUKE Heights.

The Sunday, October 6 events affecting transit services are: the CIBC Run for the Cure Barrie / Orillia; the CIBC Run for the Cure Brampton; the CIBC Run for the Cure Durham Region; the CIBC Run for the Cure Guelph; the CIBC Run for the Cure Hamilton / Burlington / Oakville; the CIBC Run for the Cure Kitchener / Waterloo; the CIBC Run for the Cure Mississauga; the CIBC Run for the Cure Peterborough; the CIBC Run for the Cure Richmond Hill / Markham; the CIBC Run for the Cure Toronto; the Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial; Nuit Blanche; and the Nutrience Oakville Half-Marathon.

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Barrie


Barrie events affecting transit services include: the Barrie Farmers Market (October 4); and the CIBC Run for the Cure (October 5).


Barrie Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 26, 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.

100A Blue express

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 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 continue to serve passengers at all stops.

100B Red express

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 5, buses operate along their regular route to Mulcaster and Worseley Street, then detour:

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

Buses continue to serve passengers at all stops.

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CIBC Run for the Cure

The City of Barrie is closing

  • Lakeshore Drive between Toronto and Tiffin Streets,
  • Toronto Street between Lakeshore Drive and Toronto Street and
  • Simcoe Street between Lakeshore Drive and Heritage Square.

and other streets Sunday morning to accommodate the Barrie / Orillia route of the annual run, supporting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

The event affects Barrie Transit and GO Transit service.

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Barrie Transit
7B Bear Creek
8B Crosstown
4A East Bayfield
1A Georgian Mall
7A Grove
4B South GO
1B Welham
8B Yonge

Expect detours or delays from about 9 until 11 a.m. Sunday, October 6, as participants pass along Toronto and Simcoe Streets.

GO Transit
68 Barrie / Newmarket

Expect detours or delays from about 9 until 11 a.m. Sunday, October 6, as participants pass along Toronto and Simcoe Streets.


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Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit services are: the Brampton Farmers Market (October 4); and the CIBC Run for the Cure (October 5).


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 12, 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, October 5, 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 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 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.

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

  • on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

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