News Releases

Posted Thursday, 05 December, 2019

WHITBY, ON – Members of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee (TEC) gathered at Regional Headquarters on Wednesday, Dec. 4 to review the last General Manager’s Report of 2019. In addition to receiving a budget status update projecting Durham Region Transit (DRT) will remain within the approved budget at year’s end, TEC approved DRT’s fare strategy report.
The five-year fare strategy positions DRT to establish a predictable and simplified...

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Posted Monday, 25 November, 2019

 
WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit (DRT) wants you to celebrate safely this New Year’s Eve: on Tuesday, Dec. 31, after 8 p.m., residents and visitors to the Region can ride all DRT services for free! DRT is offering extended service, including late night shuttles from GO Stations, until 3 a.m.
 “At DRT safety is always paramount,” says Bill Holmes, General Manager of DRT. “During the festive season and on New Year’s Eve,...

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Posted Friday, 15 November, 2019

DRT Holiday Bus WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is proud to unveil a new holiday bus, for participation in regional holiday events, and to help support Durham Regional Police Service’s (DRPS) 2019 Festive R.I.D.E. launch and 31st annual Food and Toy Drive kick-off.
Featuring a creative, whimsical and festive full-body decal, the DRT holiday bus artwork captures the diverse landscape of the Region of Durham, both the urban development cityscape in lakeshore municipalities,...

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Posted Wednesday, 06 November, 2019

Durham Region appoints new General Manager of Durham Region Transit
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is pleased to announce that the Transit Executive Committee has approved the appointment of William (Bill) Holmes to the position of General Manager (GM), Transit for The Regional Municipality of Durham.
“We are pleased to appoint Bill Holmes to this strategic senior position, which oversees our transit operations,” said Elaine Baxter-Trahair,...

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Posted Tuesday, 05 November, 2019

WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be hosting eight drop-in events throughout Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge Townships, and the Municipality of Clarington, as part of its Rural Transit Review. Residents are invited to provide comments and suggestions online by completing the survey at durhamregiontransit.com/ruraltransit, or in person at an upcoming drop-in.
“This initiative seeks to create value for residents as part of DRT’s ongoing efforts to...

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