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2-for-1 Summer Youth Pass returns to Durham Region

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024 02:36 PM

Whitby, Ontario Durham Region Transit (DRT) is again offering the 2-for-1 Summer Youth Pass via PRESTO. Customers who are 13 to 19 years of age can purchase the 2-for-1 Summer Youth Pass for $103.68 —that’s two monthly passes for the cost of one monthly pass.

Once purchased, the August pass will automatically renew on the customer’s PRESTO card prior to the beginning of August.

When: Summer Youth Passes are currently available for purchase. These 2-for-1 passes will provide unlimited travel from...

Waterfront Route 100

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 02:22 PM

The City of Pickering and Durham Region Transit (DRT) have teamed up to offer fare-free service on Route 100* to get you to and from all your favourite Pickering waterfront activities.

Starting June 29 and running until September 2, Route 100 will operate on weekends and on statutory holidays, including July 1 (Canada Day), August 5 (Civic Holiday), and September 2 (Labour Day).

*fare-free service applies only to Route 100. When boarding all other routes, standard fares apply.

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On Demand Service Update

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 04:32 PM

Due to the ongoing extreme heat and heat warning issued by Environment Canada, we must ensure air conditioning systems on our On Demand fleet are working well to keep you comfortable and safe. 

We may see increased delays or cancellations if some of our vehicles do not keep interiors at an appropriate temperature. We appreciate your patience.

June service updates

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024 10:32 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On Monday, June 24, 2024, 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 24, 2024.

Where: The transit network is being adjusted across Durham Region. All service changes can be found at

Why:  DRT is introducing service updates to improve connections on select routes and adjust for seasonal service demands.

Note: For a full...

Highlights from the June 2024 Transit Executive Committee Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 01:48 PM

Whitby, Ontario – On June 5, members of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:

  • DRT replacement buses: Nova Bus has delivered five new buses to DRT, with more on the way in the coming months. These are replacement vehicles since the loss of 19 buses in the August 2023 fire. Members of TEC and DRT expressed their gratitude for Nova Bus and their commitment to prioritizing the need...