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Public Information Centres - DRT continues to grow in 2018

Posted on Thursday, March 01, 2018 07:00 PM

WHITBY, ON (March 2, 2018) – Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) annual Public Information Centres (PIC) are kicking off on March 6, in Whitby, and wrapping up on March 24, in Pickering. Residents are encouraged to come out to meet service planning staff and provide feedback as DRT begins planning for 2019. Information will also be available on the 2018 Service Plan, which focuses on providing improvements to the High Frequency Network, continued extension of services to new communities and employment...

DRT continues to grow in 2018

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 07:00 PM

WHITBY, ON (Feb. 14, 2018) – Earlier today, Regional Council passed Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) budget for 2018, which continues to build on the improvements introduced in 2017. Budget highlights include: - Nearly 11,000 hours of increased service.- The purchase of new buses, including four new growth buses.- Revamped website, as a part of improved customer communications. Close to 11,000 hours of increased service will strengthen DRT’s High Frequency Network, including the addition of Route...

DRT makes it easy to celebrate safely

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 07:00 PM

​WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit is once again making it easy to celebrate New Year’s Eve safely. On Sunday, Dec. 31, after 8 p.m., residents and visitors to the Region can ride DRT for free! If you’re planning to stay out late, DRT is offering extended service, which includes late-night shuttles from GO Stations, until 3 a.m. Route and schedule information is available online at Free and extended New Year’s Eve service also applies to specialized services. Trips on...

DRT Drivers Receive National Award for Heroism

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2017 07:00 PM

RICHMOND HILL, ON – Earlier this morning, DRT bus operators Dawn Sutton and Katherine Watson were recognized for their exceptional acts of heroism while on the job. The Canadian Urban Transit Association’s (CUTA) 2017 Individual Leadership Awards celebrate the efforts and excellence of outstanding individuals in the transit industry, all across Canada.On March 15, 2016, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Dawn Sutton and Katherine Watson came upon an incident in Ajax. A woman had been struck by a...

More service. More often.

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 08:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – On Sept. 4, 2017, improvements will come into effect on several Durham Region Transit (DRT) routes, including the highly-anticipated launch of DRT High Frequency and DRT On Demand, service increases, various enhancements approved by Regional Council, and resumption of full-service for back-to-school customers. Full details and updated route maps are available at The September improvements will ensure that DRT continues to make life easy for existing...