Transit Executive Committee: Whitby Autonomous Vehicle, mobile paramedic clinic, Public Information Centres
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 07:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on Wednesday, February 3, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included the Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot, mobile paramedic clinic, Public Information Centres (PICs) and the 2021 Business Plan and Budget. Details and highlights include:
- Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot: The Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot is a partnership with DRT, the Town of Whitby and other various...
Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 07:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually at Regional Headquarters on Wednesday, January 6, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included paper transfers, On Demand ridership and PRESTO. Details and highlights include:
- Paper transfers: To mitigate the risks of COVID-19 transmission and protect the health and safety of employees and customers, paper transfers were suspended at the onset of COVID-19. TEC approved the...
Service adjustments for the holiday season and enhancements for all routes beginning January 4, 2021
Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 06:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be adjusting service levels for the holiday season and introducing service enhancements across the network in early 2021.
From December 25, 2020 to January 3, 2021, service levels will be adjusted to reflect demand as follows:
SCHEDULED SERVICE LEVEL
December 25: Christmas Day
Special *No On Demand service*
December 26: Boxing Day
Reduced Sunday *Early On Demand start at 05:00*
Reduced Sunday *Early On...
Durham Region Transit: Holiday season service, service enhancements and the 2020/2021 U-Pass agreement
Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 06:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually at Regional Headquarters on Wednesday, December 2, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included holiday season service levels, upcoming service enhancements and the DRT U-Pass agreement for the 2020-2021 academic year. Details and other highlights include:
- Holiday season service: In response to annual lower ridership during the holiday period, DRT will operate with reduced...
Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 10:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Earlier today— as part of the We’re on This Ride Together awareness campaign and in an effort to continue to encourage all passengers to wear a mask while using public transit—Durham Region Transit (DRT) unveiled its huge mask decal; to be displayed on three buses within its fleet.
The large mask decals, which span the entire front of the bus, will serve as a reminder to all those in the Region of the importance of wearing a mask when out in the community, including on board DRT...