June 19, 2023, service updates
Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 10:22 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On Monday, June 19, 2023, Durham Region Transit (DRT) will implement service updates to improve connections on select routes and adjust for seasonal demand.
When: Service updates will begin on Monday, June 19, 2023.
Where: The transit network is being adjusted across Durham Region as follows:Affected RouteChange(s)
Monday to Friday:
- To improve service reliability, the route will no longer service Kingston Road, Glenanna Road or the Pickering Parkway Terminal. Customers can board...
Highlights from the May 2023 Transit Executive Committee Meeting
Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2023 12:19 PM
Whitby, Ontario – On May 3, members of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
- Key features of electric buses: DRT is planning its transition to a zero-emission transit fleet, a key part of the E-Mission Zero program, which supports the Region’s Corporate Climate Change Action Plan. In April, DRT hosted project partners to celebrate financial agreements in support of its electric...
Contactless debit card payment now available on Durham Region Transit
Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2023 01:23 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Following the successful launch of contactless credit card payments in January, Durham Region Transit (DRT) is now pleased to accept contactless debit card payment.
Customers can pay fare by tapping a PRESTO card, debit card or credit card, including cards linked to smartphones and smartwatches.
Payments made by credit or debit card are equal to the adult cash fare cost of riding Durham Region Transit.
When: Beginning May 2, 2023.
Where: Customers boarding DRT vehicles equipped with...
Planned Power Outage in Clarington on April 29 & 30, 2023
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023 02:12 PM
Where: Bowmanville, Courtice, and portions of rural Clarington
When: April 29 & 30, 2023A planned power outage for Bowmanville, Courtice and portions of rural Clarington, will take place on April 29 and 30, to allow for the completion of critical maintenance work. The outage is expected to begin at 23:00 on Saturday, April 29, 2023, and continue approximately for eight hours. Durham Region Transit (DRT) services will operate as usual.
Pedestrians are encouraged to use extra caution when crossing...
Durham Region Transit and partners announce funding agreements in support of electric buses
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 02:21 PM
From left to right: John Henry, Regional Chair and CEO; Brian Reilly, Director, Investments, Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB); Marilyn Crawford, Deputy Mayor for the Town of Ajax and Chair of the Transit Executive Committee for Durham Regional Council; Doug Proska, Managing Director, EnerFORGE; Mylene Tassy, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Nova Bus; Bill Holmes, General Manager of Durham Region Transit.
Whitby, Ontario – On April 26, Durham Region Transit (DRT) welcomed announcements from...