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New DRT On Demand mobile application to feature new trip planning tools and more flexible plans

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 11:34 AM

Whitby, Ontario – DRT On Demand is getting an upgrade. Beginning in September 2023, DRT will be moving to a new system for its On Demand services—providing customers with more tools, including a new DRT On Demand mobile application (app).

When: September 2023

What: Customers, including individuals registered with specialized services, will have access to new self-serve tools online through the app and a new web portal. The new DRT On Demand app will enable real-time trip tracking for all customers....

Take a ride with DRT to the Toronto Zoo 2023

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023 02:33 PM

Durham Region Transit (DRT) is bringing back the 917Z to serve the Toronto Zoo and Rouge National Urban Park for summer 2023. A convenient way to travel, the 917Z connects Durham residents to family friendly attractions in Toronto.

When: Starting Saturday, June 24, 2023, the 917Z will operate on weekends and holidays, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., every 30 minutes, until Monday, September 4, 2023.

Where: Route 917Z will serve the Oshawa Centre Terminal, Whitby Station, Ajax Station, Pickering Parkway...

Customers advised of upcoming fare increases; part of long-term strategy to enhance transit options

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 02:22 PM

Public transit helps connect people to employment and educational opportunities; supports travel to shopping, dining and tourism destinations; and ensures all residents have access to essential mobility services across the Region.

To continue to enhance the value of public transit for customers, Durham Region Transit is advising of a 10-cent base fare increase when paying with PRESTO, effective July 1.

When: Effective July 1, single-ride PRESTO fares will increase to the following:

  • Adult:  $3.35

DRT celebrates 2022 Safe Driver Awards

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 08:43 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On June 11, 2023, Durham Region Transit (DRT) honoured 27 operators for their commitment to safe driving. The annual Safe Driver Awards acknowledges recipients who have achieved safe driving milestones—which are celebrated after every five years an operator meets the criteria.

The 27 recipients for the 2022 calendar year contributed to safely transporting more than 7.3 million passengers over 15 million kilometres across the Region. DRT applauds these operators for their...

Highlights from the June 2023 Transit Executive Committee Meeting

Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2023 11:50 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On June 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:

  • DRT recognized at accessibility conference: On June 3, the Accessible Durham Conference recognized DRT for helping to improve accessibility throughout Durham Region. This acknowledges our programs and services, such as technology and equipment to make transit vehicles and infrastructure accessible; or...