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DRT Ready for Back-to-School

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 08:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – On September 5, several service improvements will come into effect on DRT routes. Service improvements include service increases and enhancements approved by Regional Council, resumption of full-service for back-to-school customers, improved GO Train meets, as well as minor adjustments to Ajax and Pickering Community Routes and the Bowmanville transit network. The September improvements will ensure that DRT continues to be the most attractive travel option for residents, as well as...

DRT PULSE reserved lanes continue to grow

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 08:00 PM

PICKERING, ON – Earlier today, Durham Region Transit (DRT) unveiled the newest improvement to its PULSE service. The second segment of the highly-anticipated bus-only and on-road buffered bicycle lanes along Regional Highway 2 sees a 900-metre addition extending from west of Liverpool Road through to Glenanna Road, in the City of Pickering. The extension complements existing PULSE lanes currently serving the Highway 2 corridor, between Harwood Avenue and Salem Road, in the Town of Ajax. In total...

More Frequent. More Direct. More Two-Way Service.

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016 08:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – On June 27, DRT is making improvements to several routes, which will introduce more frequent, direct, two-way, and simplified transit services across the Region. In total, 43 routes will be adjusted. The June changes will position DRT to be the most attractive transportation option for residents thinking of making the switch from a car, as well as make life easier for existing riders. New customers are encouraged to give DRT a try and leave the car at home. June improvements ensure...

Fare Changes Effective May 1

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2016 08:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – As part of its Five-Year and Rural-North Service Strategies, Durham Region Transit (DRT) is implementing significant improvements across the system including:- Better PULSE service – Higher frequency, new traffic signal priority, and extension of the reserved bus lanes in Pickering.- Over 4,000 more hours of new bus service.- Over 2,000 more hours of specialized service.- Eight new conventional buses and four new specialized buses. In order to help continue building on the...

Advancing Transit in Durham

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 07:00 PM

​WHITBY, ON – Feb. 24 – Durham Region Transit (DRT) has its sights set on Advancing Transit in Durham and will once again be holding annual Public Information Centres (PIC) across the Region, beginning March 8 and wrapping up on March 29. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide input on DRT’s 2017 Service Plan. New this year, the annual Service Plan will be guided by the recently released Five-Year and Rural-North Service Strategies. Attendees will also be able to discuss 2016 service...