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DRT makes it easy to celebrate 2017 with free and extended NYE service

Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2016 07:00 PM

​WHITBY, ON – This holiday season, Durham Region Transit is making it easy to celebrate. On New Year’s Eve, after 8 p.m., residents and visitors to the Region can ride DRT for free! For those planning to stay out late, DRT is offering extended service, which includes late-night shuttles from GO Stations, until 3 a.m. For more information on DRT routes and schedules, please visit The free and extended New Year’s Eve service also applies to specialized services. As usual,...

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...