Service Alerts and Detours

Safe, reliable transport is always our priority. When inclement weather is expected, please plan ahead and give yourself extra time to safely reach your destination, and use our real-time Next Ride info to stay up-to-date.

Below you will find all ongoing service alerts and detours that impact current DRT scheduled service.

We aim to provide one week’s notice for all stop closures, route detours or service alerts. Despite our best efforts, due to circumstances beyond our control, this is not always possible.

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Posted Tuesday, 11 May, 2021

2021-05-12 Major St When: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Route(s): 905B Thickson-Reach
Due to road construction on Major Street, route 905B Thickson–Reach will detour via Earl Cuddie Boulevard and will not serve the following stops:
Stop #2743 (Union Northbound @ Major)
Stop #2735 (Union Southbound @ Major)
The following temporary stops will be served:
Earl Cuddie Westbound @ Union Avenue
Union Northbound @ Earl Cuddie Boulevard


Posted Friday, 30 April, 2021

Effective Monday, May 3, 2021, DRT will resume issuing paper transfers for customers paying fares by cash or ticket.
After paying your fare by cash or ticket, request a transfer from the operator. Your transfer gives you two hours of unlimited travel.
For customers using On Demand, when transferring to scheduled service, show the On Demand transfer to the Operator, and then insert it into the farebox. The Operator will then issue a printed transfer.
When using a PRESTO...


Posted Wednesday, 14 April, 2021

On Demand bus at a stopSeniors and residents of Durham Region can book a free round trip from their residence to a local vaccine clinic using Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) On Demand or Specialized Services (eligibility required for Specialized Services). This temporary free service is funded by a generous $10,000 donation from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in support of the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Bus stop and route information for clinics across Durham Region can be found...


Posted Wednesday, 10 February, 2021

2021-02-09 stop # 93122 - Station Westbound @ Mills (002)-1 When: Wednesday, February 10, until further notice Routes(s): 224 Harwood – Salem
Effective Wednesday, February 10, stop #93122 (Station Westbound @ Mills) will be closed due to construction.
Please board at the temporary bus stop located 40 metres west of Mills Road.