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Toronto Zoo welcomes new Durham Region Transit bus route

Posted on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 05:30 AM

Your Toronto Zoo is excited to welcome buses and passengers travelling on the new Durham Region Transit (DRT) bus route, providing service directly to the Zoo until September 6, 2021. DRT implemented a series of service enhancements to support access to public transit as the province continues to re-open; and residents begin to return to work, shopping and more. A few of their summer service highlights include new routes, improved access to key employment areas, parks and green spaces, and...

Durham Region Transit’s youth loyalty fare incentive - Y10 monthly pass is back at an even lower price

Posted on Monday, August 09, 2021 06:30 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is pleased to announce the return of the Y10 monthly pass for youth, ages 13 to 19, for unlimited travel with DRT during the 2021/2022 academic year. Priced lower than ever before at $53.50 per month, this means saving $40 per month for up to $400 in total—making the return to school more affordable for transit riders.

When: Available for purchase starting August 21, 2021 through June 2022.

Where: PRESTO cards must be set up to take advantage of a Y10...

Durham Region Transit to give away a $500 PRESTO card to celebrate 100,000 On Demand trips

Posted on Monday, June 07, 2021 11:15 AM

Whitby, Ontario – To celebrate Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) appreciation for customers using On Demand service, the 100,000th rider will be gifted a pre-loaded $500 PRESTO fare card that can be used on all DRT services within Durham Region.

Flexible in meeting the individual needs of customers, On Demand is a shared ride public transit service within urban and rural areas, across Durham Region. Using the interactive mobile app, or by calling 1-866-247-0055, trips are available within 15 minutes...

Transit Executive Committee: Bus Rapid Transit, On Demand milestone, upcoming service enhancements and notes of gratitude

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 07:30 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually yesterday (June 2), to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:

  • Bus Rapid Transit: TEC received an update on the phasing and planned schedule for Bus Rapid Transit projects approved through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), including an additional 7.3 kilometres of the Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit (DSBRT) corridor....

Durham Region Transit operators recognized for excellence in safe driving

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:30 AM

Whitby, Ontario - On May 26, Durham Region Transit (DRT) recognized 31 operators, virtually, at Regional Council with a Safe Driver Award. This award is for their dedication to safety and efforts; ensuring roads in Durham Region remain safe for transit customers, residents and visitors.

The Safe Driver Awards publicly honour DRT operators who have achieved safe driving milestones of five, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 years, without a preventable collision.

Throughout 2020, DRT employees drove over 11...