Transit Executive Committee: Upcoming service changes, U-Pass extension, zero fare transit follow-up, ridership growth
Posted on Thursday, December 09, 2021 08:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on December 8, 2021 to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
- Upcoming service changes: Service changes came into effect on December 6, 2021, including route modifications. Further adjustments will be made effective January 10, 2022. Riders are encouraged to stay up to date with schedules by visiting DurhamRegionTransit.com, using the Transit and DRT On...
December 6, 2021 service updates
Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 06:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is introducing modified service levels beginning December 6, 2021 and will also be adjusting service during the holiday period from December 25, 2021 to January 2, 2022.
When: Service updates come into effect on December 6, 2021.
Where: Routes are being adjusted across Durham Region as follows:
103, 110, 120
Seasonal service reduction
December 2021 holiday schedule:
Ride and Share Your Experience On The WAVE
Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 06:00 AM
Learn where and how you can ride the new shuttle and provide feedback to improve future experiences
Whitby, Ontario – Transit passengers can now get on board the WAVE – Whitby Autonomous Vehicle Electric – shuttle for a ride along the Whitby waterfront. Public ridership is being offered as a next step in the pilot project following extensive safety and technology testing.
The autonomous electric shuttle is emission-free and integrates cutting-edge smart infrastructure along the route to help create safer...
Transit Executive Committee: Vaccination policy, E-Ticket enhancements, Electric bus pilot
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2021 10:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on November 3, 2021 to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
- Vaccination policy: In addition to current health and safety measures in place to protect staff and customers, DRT has implemented the Region’s vaccination policy. The policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated by December 20, 2021, except where there is an approved accommodation under...
Transit Executive Committee: Service enhancements, Y10, E-Mission Zero, Demand Responsive study and social equity guidelines
Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 06:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on October 6, 2021 to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
- Fall service enhancements: While service increases were implemented for September, increasing ridership in September required DRT to implement further service enhancements that came into effect on October 4, 2021. This includes new and revised routes, including in Pickering, Oshawa and Courtice,...