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DRT celebrates International Women’s Day - Meet Ramiya, DRT Operator

Posted on Friday, March 08, 2024 10:25 AM

Durham Region Transit (DRT) is pleased to employ women in various roles within transit. Many of these women have unique and diverse backgrounds and personal interests. Ramiya is one of them. In search of a better life, Ramiya, along with her husband and three children, made the brave decision to leave their home in Israel and seek refuge in Canada.

Upon arriving in Canada 21 years ago, Ramiya took on the role of a school bus driver to ensure she was available for her children during their...

Share your voice at Durham Region Transit’s Public Information Centres!

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2024 02:58 PM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is pleased to announce its annual Public Information Centres (PICs) for 2024. DRT’s service design team will be available virtually or onsite to answer questions and provide information on DRT’s network, planning process and the future of public transit service in Durham Region.  Attendees are welcome to ask questions, share their thoughts and provide insight into the customer experience.

When: March 18 to April 11, 2024.

Where: Virtually and in...

Transfer for free between DRT and the TTC

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 03:27 PM

Ontario’s One Fare Program provides transit riders with free transfers when using PRESTO to connect to and from transit agencies within the GTA.

By eliminating the double fare, the program provides DRT customers transferring to and from the TTC on Routes 900 and 920 or On Demand Specialized Transit with a seamless and affordable transit experience.

DRT has an established fare integration program with Go Transit.

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  •  PRESTO card (e-purse, monthly pass)
  • PRESTO mobile wallet card
  • PRESTO...

Highlights from the February 2024 Transit Executive Committee Meeting

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 09:24 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On February 7, members of the Durham Region Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:

  • Fare Integration – Removal of Double Fares Program: The Province of Ontario’s One Fare Program will launch February 26, 2024, and riders will no longer be required to pay a double fare when transferring between DRT and the TTC when using a valid PRESTO product. The program is funded by the Ministry...

Ontario Launching “One Fare" to Save Transit Riders $1,600

Posted on Monday, February 05, 2024 03:26 PM

Transit riders using multiple transit agencies will transfer at no extra charge

TORONTO — The Ontario government is keeping costs down for public transit riders with the launch of “One Fare,” which will save riders an average of $1,600 each year. Beginning February 26, 2024, riders will pay only once as they transfer for free between the TTC and participating transit agencies in the Greater Toronto Area, including GO Transit.

“Our government is on a mission to keep costs down for the hardworking...