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January 2, 2023 service updates

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 05:00 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On Monday, January 2, 2023, Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be implementing service adjustments to improve service reliability, availability and address feedback from customers and staff.

Due to high demand, scheduled service will be expanded in certain locations. On Demand capacity will be reallocated to areas of high growth.

When: Service updates will begin on Monday, January 2, 2023.

Where: Routes are being adjusted across Durham Region as follows:

Affected route



Updates from the Transit Executive Committee

Posted on Friday, December 09, 2022 06:00 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On December 7, members of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:

  • New TEC Chair and Vice-Chair: The committee honoured Marilyn Crawford, Regional Councillor of the Town of Ajax as Chair of the Transit Executive Committee; and Walter Schummer, Mayor of the Township of Brock as Vice-Chair.
  • Holiday service: With lower demand in service and ridership during the...

December 5, 2022 service updates

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2022 05:45 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is implementing seasonal changes to two routes beginning December 5, 2022 and will also be adjusting service during the holiday period from December 24, 2022 to January 1, 2023.

When: Service updates come into effect on December 5, 2022.

Where: Routes are being adjusted across Durham Region as follows:

Service update

Affected route

Monday to Friday:

  • Seasonal service reduction due to anticipated change in demand.
  • Peak 15-minute service will operate southbound...

Scheduled bus service adjusted on Sunday, November 6, due to daylight saving time

Posted on Friday, November 04, 2022 11:15 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is advising customers that several trips on some routes will not operate as a result of daylight saving time.

When: On Sunday, November 6 the following trips will not operate:

  • N1
    • Towards Harmony: 03:45 and 4:15
    • Towards Scarborough: 04:00 and 04:30
  • N2:
    • Towards Windfields Farm: 04:22 and 04:52
    • Towards Wentworth: 04:56 and 05:26
  • PULSE 915: towards Ajax Station: 05:00
  • PULSE 900: towards Oshawa: 04:45

Where: These routes operate across various municipalities in...

Region of Durham and DRT now accepting applications for Transit Advisory Committee

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 06:30 AM

Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham and Durham Region Transit (DRT) are currently accepting applications for the Transit Advisory Committee (TAC).

The TAC must be comprised of 17 members in total (16 voting and one non-voting) with representation from each area municipality. Details about membership composition and eligibility criteria are outlined in the Terms of Reference.

When: Completed applications must be submitted to the Regional Clerk by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022.