Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 11:10 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, Durham Region Transit (DRT) will implement service changes to reflect the return to school and work following summer vacation, introduce scheduled service to some areas previously served by On Demand, and improve connections to GO Transit.
When: Changes to DRT service will take place on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
Where: The transit network is being adjusted across Durham Region as follows:
Monday to Friday
- Routing will be...
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 11:34 AM
Whitby, Ontario – DRT On Demand is getting an upgrade. Beginning in September 2023, DRT will be moving to a new system for its On Demand services—providing customers with more tools, including a new DRT On Demand mobile application (app).
When: September 2023
What: Customers, including individuals registered with specialized services, will have access to new self-serve tools online through the app and a new web portal. The new DRT On Demand app will enable real-time trip tracking for all customers....
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023 02:33 PM
Durham Region Transit (DRT) is bringing back the 917Z to serve the Toronto Zoo and Rouge National Urban Park for summer 2023. A convenient way to travel, the 917Z connects Durham residents to family friendly attractions in Toronto.
When: Starting Saturday, June 24, 2023, the 917Z will operate on weekends and holidays, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., every 30 minutes, until Monday, September 4, 2023.
Where: Route 917Z will serve the Oshawa Centre Terminal, Whitby Station, Ajax Station, Pickering Parkway...
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 02:22 PM
Public transit helps connect people to employment and educational opportunities; supports travel to shopping, dining and tourism destinations; and ensures all residents have access to essential mobility services across the Region.
To continue to enhance the value of public transit for customers, Durham Region Transit is advising of a 10-cent base fare increase when paying with PRESTO, effective July 1.
When: Effective July 1, single-ride PRESTO fares will increase to the following:
- Adult: $3.35
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 08:43 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On June 11, 2023, Durham Region Transit (DRT) honoured 27 operators for their commitment to safe driving. The annual Safe Driver Awards acknowledges recipients who have achieved safe driving milestones—which are celebrated after every five years an operator meets the criteria.
The 27 recipients for the 2022 calendar year contributed to safely transporting more than 7.3 million passengers over 15 million kilometres across the Region. DRT applauds these operators for their...