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...
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,...
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is introducing a new routes and routing changes to meet growing demand.
When: Service enhancements come into effect on October 4, 2021.
Where: A new route is scheduled for Pickering (Route 103 Glenanna), with routing modifications in Pickering, Oshawa and Courtice:
- Route 112 Valley Farm in Pickering changing to a two-way service
- Route 411 South Courtice modified in the Park / Tresane and Avondale / Trulls areas
Why: To provide additional capacity as...
Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 07:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is thrilled to announce that our On Demand service has reached over 100,000 trips across the Region of Durham.
Congratulations to Teagan Brunelle for completing the 100,000th On Demand trip and sharing this significant milestone with DRT. DRT gifted Teagan with a pre-loaded $500 PRESTO fare card that can be used across all DRT services within Durham Region.
Launched in September 2020, DRT’s On Demand service is a safe and reliable shared public transit...