Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 06:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on Wednesday, May 5, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
- Safe Driver Awards: On May 26, 2021, DRT Operators will be recognized virtually at Regional Council for their dedication to safety and efforts to ensure that the roads in Durham Region remain safe for residents and visitors. For 2020, a total of 31 Operators are celebrating safe driving...
Durham Region Transit, in partnership with Ontario Power Generation, offers free On Demand and Specialized Services for seniors and residents travelling to vaccine clinics
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 09:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Beginning April 10, 2021, seniors and all residents of Durham Region can book a free round trip from their residence to a local vaccine clinic using Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) On Demand or Specialized Services (eligibility required for Specialized Services). This temporary free service is funded by a generous $10,000 donation from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in support of the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
This donation allows DRT to provide approximately 1,500 free...
Transit Executive Committee: Fare incentives, On Demand ridership, Transit Assistance Program, and paper transfers
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 06:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on Wednesday, April 7, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
- Fare incentives: To encourage and increase ridership among youth in Durham Region, TEC approved that the popular Y10 monthly pass be discounted to $53.50, from the current discounted price of $73.50. TEC also approved a bulk pass purchase pilot, which would be available to school boards in...
Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 10:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is pleased to announce the virtual return of its popular Public Information Centres (PIC) for 2021. This year, two PICs will be held. The first session will focus on a new draft Social Equity policy, and Customer Policies. The second will seek input on DRT service and routes.
Information about the upcoming PICs is available online now. Residents and customers are encouraged to read through the presentation boards online and leave a virtual sticky note...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 09:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) and Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS) are working together; doing their part in the fight against COVID-19. Thorough collaboration, and a dedication to the health and safety of our community members, the team has launched an innovative mobile COVID-19 testing clinic.
Since the start of the pandemic, RDPS have been providing testing at various locations in Durham Region. With physical testing space becoming harder to obtain, and the weather...