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Durham Region Transit welcomes students back to school with updated transit routes

Posted on Thursday, September 02, 2021 12:00 PM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) welcomes secondary and post-secondary students back to transit for the 2021/2022 academic year with service updates. Customers travelling to local schools and campuses are encouraged to review our new bus route map and plan trips using Transit App, DRT’s official trip planner.

When: Service enhancements come into effect September 7, 2021.

Where: Find new bus route maps at

Highlights include:

  • On major roadways—such as Highway 2, Taunton...

Ride the WAVE! North America’s Longest Autonomous Shuttle Deployment with Integrated Smart Safety Infrastructure to be piloted in Whitby, Ontario

Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 12:15 PM

Whitby, August 24, 2021 – Transit passengers will soon have the opportunity to ride the WAVEWhitby Autonomous Vehicle Electric – shuttle along the waterfront in Whitby, Ontario. The self-driving shuttle is anticipated to be on Whitby streets in the coming weeks for on-road testing, followed by public ridership later this year.

The autonomous electric shuttle is emission-free and integrates cutting-edge smart infrastructure along the route to help create safer roads for pedestrians, cyclists, transit...

Durham Region Transit introduces new overnight service and regional route

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021 06:30 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Beginning September 7, 2021, Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be introducing service changes, including an overnight service, and a new regional route to the new Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Ajax.

The service enhancements include, for the first time, an overnight network in Durham. Route N1 Blue Night service will connect Harmony Terminal in Oshawa with Centennial Circle in Scarborough, travelling along the Highway 2, Simcoe Street, and Taunton Road corridors. It will connect...

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...