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New Fares Effective May 1

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 08:00 PM

​WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) 2017 Service Plan is set to continue improving our transit network. Enhancements include:- Increased service on the High-Frequency Network- New services to growth areas- Improvements to feeder routes- More service in North Durham DRT’s 2017 fare structure will see single-trip fares go up nominally, by a nickel, for customers using a PRESTO e-purse tap or a paper ticket. Adult monthly passes will increase by $2, while there will be no change to the...

DRT Prepares for High-Frequency Network Improvements

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2017 08:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – On April 10, 2017, service adjustments will come into effect on several Durham Region Transit (DRT) routes. Adjustments include schedule and resource realignments in preparation for High-Frequency Network improvements, which will be implemented in time for back to school, in the fall of 2017. Customers are encouraged to visit for full details and updated route maps. The initial phase of DRT’s 2017 Service Changes will see the transit network become more...

Public Information Centres - Advancing Transit in Durham

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 07:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit (DRT) will once again be holding its annual Public Information Centres (PIC) across the Region. This year, there will be a record 14 sessions, beginning March 16, in Oshawa, and wrapping up on April 4, in Brock. People will have the opportunity to provide input on DRT’s 2018 Service Plan, as well as discuss 2017 improvements, including the High-Frequency Network, new Saturday service in the north and new service to growth areas. Service changes align with DRT’s...

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...