Service Changes

 

DRT uses feedback from customers, operators, field observations, data analysis, as well as partner transit agencies to continuously enhance services. Check here regularly for annual service plans and specific service adjustments.
 
2017 Service Plan
The 2017 Durham Region Transit Service Plan includes changes to the transit network to increase service on the High Frequency Network, implement new services to growth areas, make improvements to select feeder routes, and continue the implementation of the North-Rural Service Strategy.
 
To view the new network map, effective fall, 2017, click here.
 
April 10: For route change details and to access all updated route maps, click here. 
Routes
Description
Area
103B Glenanna
Weekday and Saturday service after 19:30 cancelled.
Pickering
111 East Pickering
Reduced weekday midday and Saturday service - now hourly.
Service after 19:35 cancelled.
283/284 Late Night Shuttle
New weekday trip at 23:00, replacing 23:00 trip on routes 216, 219, 224, 225 and 226.
Ajax
385 Late Night Shuttle
New weekday trip at 23:00, replacing 23:00 trip on routes 304, 305 and 308.
Whitby
318 Garden/Otter Creek
Weekday and Saturday service after 19:30 cancelled.
922B Bloor Townline
Weekday midday and evening service after 19:00 cancelled.
Oshawa/
Clarington


* Due to roadway construction scheduled on Simcoe St. N in Oshawa between April and October, 2017, Route 401 will be on detour.



June 26:

Routes
Description
Area
950 Reach - Simcoe North
New Saturday service.
North Durham




September 4:

Routes
Description
Area
- High-Frequency Network -
PULSE (900)
Weekday evening service frequency increased from 30 to 20 minutes.
Pickering/ Ajax/Whitby /Oshawa
Minimum 30 minute service at all times.
916 Rossland
Weekday service frequency increased from 60 to 30 minutes to 22:00.
Saturday and Sunday service frequency increased from 60 to 30 minutes, from start of service until 19:00.
915 Taunton
Additional weekday morning and midday trippers to address capacity issues. 
Ajax/Whitby /Oshawa
Weekday service frequency increased from 60 to 30 minutes, until 23:00.
Saturday and Sunday service frequency increased from 60 to 30 minutes, from start of service, until 19:00.
224 Harwood South Salem South
Sunday service frequency increased from 60 to 30 minutes, from start of service until 19:00.
Ajax
302 Baldwin Brock
Saturday and Sunday service frequency increased from 60 to 30 minutes, from start of service until 19:00.
Whitby
401 Simcoe
Minimum 30 minute service at all times.
Oshawa
New Services
120 Whites
Sunday frequency increased to 30 minutes between 10:00 and 18:00.
Pickering
* New 420 West Britannia
30 minute weekday peak-period service between UOIT/DC north campus and Britannia West.
Oshawa
* New 408 Garrard Stevenson
Providing service to the Garrard / Stevenson area. 
Whitby/ Oshawa
305 Thickson
New two-way service on Thickson from Consumers to Taunton.
910 Campus Connect
New two-way service on Thornton from Gibb to Taunton.
409 Garrard
New two-way service on Garrard from Gibb to Taunton.
* New 603 Brock Road
Weekday service from Pickering Parkway Terminal to Uxbridge - 6 trips per day. Replaces Route 199.
Uxbridge/ Pickering
​* New 651 Uxbridge
Demand Response
​Weekday demand-response service connecting lower-density areas of Scugog and Uxbridg​e Townships with Port Perry and Uxbridge. ​ ​ ​​​Uxbrid​ge/  Scugog ​
​​* New 652 Scugog
Dema​nd Response
​* New 653
Beaverton - Orillia
​One-day-a-week demand-response service between Beaverton and Orillia. ​Brock/Orillia
* New 654
Cannington - Lindsay
​One-day-a-week demand-response service between Cannington and Kawartha Lakes. Brock/Kawartha Lakes