News Releases

Posted Thursday, 14 June, 2018

WHITBY, ON (June 14, 2018) – On June 25, Durham Region Transit (DRT) is rolling out significant improvements across its network that will make life easier for current and new customers alike. As the Region continues to grow, so does DRT’s goal of increasing ridership. June’s service enhancements were approved by Regional Council earlier this year and contain thousands of hours of new service, including earlier starts and later end times for many routes. Updated...
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Posted Wednesday, 09 May, 2018

WHITBY, ON (May 9, 2018) – Earlier today, a record 43 DRT Operators were recognized for their dedication to safety and efforts to ensure that the roads in Durham Region remain safe for residents and visitors. The Safe Driver Awards were celebrated at a meeting of Regional Council. The Safe Driver Awards were established in 2015 as a way to publicly honour DRT Operators celebrating safe driving milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years without a single preventable collision....
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Posted Monday, 23 April, 2018

WHITBY, ON (April 23, 2018) – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is taking steps to further increase ridership in 2018. In addition to continuing to improve the Region’s transit network, DRT is implementing exciting ridership growth initiatives, which include freezing most fares and piloting two new summer youth and family-focused fare incentives. This year’s nearly 11,000 hours of service enhancements include: - Increased bus service on DRT’s High-Frequency Network. - New bus service...
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Posted Friday, 02 March, 2018

WHITBY, ON (March 2, 2018) – Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) annual Public Information Centres (PIC) are kicking off on March 6, in Whitby, and wrapping up on March 24, in Pickering. Residents are encouraged to come out to meet service planning staff and provide feedback as DRT begins planning for 2019. Information will also be available on the 2018 Service Plan, which focuses on providing improvements to the High Frequency Network, continued extension of services to new communities...
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Posted Wednesday, 14 February, 2018

WHITBY, ON (Feb. 14, 2018) – Earlier today, Regional Council passed Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) budget for 2018, which continues to build on the improvements introduced in 2017. Budget highlights include: - Nearly 11,000 hours of increased service. - The purchase of new buses, including four new growth buses. - Revamped website, as a part of improved customer communications. Close to 11,000 hours of increased service will strengthen DRT’s High Frequency Network, including...
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