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DRT thanks Toronto Transit Commission for temporary use of buses

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 09:27 AM

Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) buses are returning to Toronto after temporarily joining the Durham Region Transit (DRT) fleet, following the Raleigh bus garage fire. 

The TTC generously loaned DRT 10 buses, in an effort to help us maintain service after the fire at the 710 Raleigh bus garage in Oshawa, on August 16, 2023.

Upon returning the buses to TTC, DRT will be supplementing service with minimal disruptions.

We are grateful to the TTC for their support during this time, and  would also like...

Stop Closure - Stop #93730 – Durham Highway 2 Westbound @ Maple Grove, will be closed.

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023 07:47 PM

Route: 902
When: Tuesday, September 19, 07:00 to Wednesday, September 20, 17:00

Due to construction, stop #93730 – Durham Highway 2 Westbound @ Maple Grove, will be closed.

 Please use temporary stop located at:

  • Durham Highway 2 Westbound East of Maple grove Road.

Highlights from the September 2023 Transit Executive Committee Meeting

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 12:01 PM

Whitby, Ontario – On September 6, members of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:

  • Fire at the Raleigh bus depot: TEC members acknowledged DRT's resiliency and ability to quickly adapt and return to regular service after a fire at the Raleigh bus depot on August 16, 2023.
  • September service enhancements: On Tuesday, September 5, DRT implemented service changes to reflect the...

Durham Region Transit information booths at local fairs

Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2023 04:04 PM

As local fair season approaches, we are excited to share that DRT will be attending! Join us throughout September at the Orono, Uxbridge, Sunderland, and Beaverton Fairs, as well as Pickering Transportation Day.

 Swing by our DRT booth to learn more about: 

  • Bus routes
  • Schedules and fare options
  • Accessible services
  • Student discounts
  • Various pass options

 Our friendly staff will be on site to answer any questions you may have, and provide information to help with your unique transportation needs.


Meet DRT at your post-secondary school’s orientation day

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 09:59 AM

We are excited to announce an exciting opportunity for students to connect with Durham Region Transit (DRT) this September! DRT will be visiting Durham College and Trent University in late August and throughout the month of September.

Our DRT Ambassadors will be on site to help students learn how to navigate to their campus and Durham Region, whether commuting to school, work, exploring local attractions, or simply enjoying a leisurely trip. At each orientation, students will have the...