Service Alerts & Changes

Construction at Harmony and Taunton - Oshawa

​Effective Monday, Sept. 26, until Friday, Sept. 30, the following routes will be on detour:

Route 416 (to Harmony Terminal): Regular routing to Harmony eastbound / continue straight to the Smart Centre entrance / left into the Smart Centre / navigate through the parking lot into the Harmony Terminal.

Route 416 (to UOIT/Durham College): Exit Harmony Terminal southbound from the Smart Centre / right on Taunton - resume regular routing.

Route 916 (to Harmony Terminal): Regular routing to Harmony and Taunton / right on Taunton / left into the Smart Centre - navigate through the parking lot into the Harmony Terminal.

Route 916 (to Pickering Parkway Terminal): Exit Harmony Terminal southbound from the Smart Centre access / right on Taunton / left on Harmony - resume regular routing.


Take Back the Night - Bowmanville

​Effective Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 18:00 until 21:00, the following routes will be on detour:

Route 501: Regular routing to Church eastbound / continue straight to Liberty / right on Liberty / left on King - resume regular routing.

Route 502: Regular routing to Church eastbound / continue straight to Liberty / right on Liberty / left on King - resume regular routing.
 


Road Work at Gillett Dr. and Luce Dr. in Ajax

Effective Sept. 26 to 30, Gillet Dr. will be reduced to one lane at Luce Dr, with traffic alternating directions through a single lane.  Routes 215, 216, and 225 may experience minor delays during this time.



Age-Friendly Durham Community Forum Shuttle - Sept. 30, 2016

Effective Sept. 30, DRT will be offering service to/from North Durham communities to Deer Creek Golf Course to attend the Age-Friendly Durham Community Forum.  

For map and schedule information, please click here.   



Stop # 2236 Relocation - PULSE and Route 219

Effectively immediately, stop # 2236 (Highway 2, west of Westney Rd.) will be closed and permanently relocated due to BRT construction. Affected Routes:

PULSE EB: The new stop will be temporarily placed (but possibly relocated during construction) on Highway 2, east of Westney Rd. (retains stop # 2236).

Route 219 SB: A new stop will be placed on Westney Rd., south of Highway 2 (receives stop # 3322).

For a map, please click here.


Routes 405 Detour

Effective Sept. 12 to Oct. 7, Route 405 will be on detour due to sidewalk repairs at the Legends Centre, in Oshawa:

Route 405
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• Buses will enter the complex from the south access point, and exit from the north point.
• Customers are to use the designated temporary stop.

For a map, please click here.



Service Improvements Effective Monday, Sept. 5

​Several service improvements will come into effect on DRT routes, which include:
• Service increases and enhancements.
• Resumption of full-service for back-to-school customers.
• Improved GO Train meets.
• Minor adjustments to Ajax and Pickering Community Routes and the Bowmanville transit network.

All DRT customers are also reminded that starting Sept. 3, there will be schedule time changes on the Lakeshore East, Lakeshore West, Barrie, Richmond Hill, and Stouffville GO Train lines and on some GO Bus routes. Details and new schedules are available on GO Transit’s website.



Harwood Ave. Closure - July 15 to Sept. 30

​Effective Friday, July 15 until Sept. 30, the following routes will be on detour:

291/292 Community Bus:

North Bound: From Westwood, regular routing in/out of Falby Ct. to Harwood to Clements to Hospital to Kitney to 95 Bayly to Kitney to Commercial to Harwood Mall – drop at north east end building at sidewalk – to Hunt and assume regular routing.

South Bound: Ajax Plaza to Harwood Plaza – drop at north east across of building curbed platform – Commercial to Bayly to 95 Bayly to Kitney to Ajax Hospital and assume regular routing.

Please Note - Harwood Mall: The only stop/pick-up point will be at the north end of building. The bus will not travel along the front of the mall.

For a map, please click here.

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224 Harwood:

North Bound: Harwood to Emperor to Burcher north to Kings Cres. to Harwood and assume regular routing.

South Bound: Harwood to Kings Cres. south to Burcher south to Emperor to Harwood and assume regular routing.

Routes 217 and 223 – While not on detour, we expect that the service reliability of these routes will be impacted. DRT will be monitoring these routes closely and take service recovery actions as required.

For a map, please click here.



Route 915 Platform Change

​On Thursday, Nov. 26, construction will commence on the pedestrian bridge at the Ajax Station, and is scheduled to wrap up in November 2016.

Until further notice, Platform 15 (servicing Route 915) will be closed. Route 915 will relocate one spot north to Platform 14, sharing the stop with Route 923.

For platform relocation diagram, click here.