Have your voice heard at the Durham Region Transit Public Information Centres

Posted on Monday March 25, 2019

WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is pleased to announce upcoming Public Information Centres (PICs). These well-attended public forums, held annually in each municipality throughout Durham Region, are designed to solicit public feedback on proposed changes and enhancements to DRT services.   

“The public input we receive at the PICs each year is invaluable: it is a great opportunity for our customers to have their voices heard and provide feedback on our services,” says Vincent Patterson, General Manager. “Our customers play a key role in helping to shape the future of Durham Region Transit services, for 2020 and beyond.”

“The annual PICs are an important opportunity for our Service Design team to speak directly with our customers and gain meaningful insight to ensure we provide services where they’re the most effective,” adds Christopher Norris, DRT Manager of Customer Experience.

Information will also be available at the PICs about the 2019 DRT Service Plan, which focuses on enhancing the Frequent Network, continued expansion to new communities and employment areas, advancing transit in north Durham, and providing additional capacity on DRT’s busiest transit routes. The DRT 2019 Service Plan presents an investment of nearly 8,000 new annualized service hours.

The PICs will be held at the following locations starting April 1, 2019:

West Durham

  Ajax Public Library

  Tuesday, April 2 / 18:00 to 20:00

  55 Harwood Ave. S., Ajax

  Pickering Town  Centre 

  Thursday, April 11 / 18:00 to 20:00

  Saturday, April 13 / 11:00 to 13:00

  1355 Kingston Rd., Pickering


Central Durham

  Durham Region  Headquarters

  Monday, April 1 / 10:00 to 12:00

  605 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby

  Oshawa  Centre

  Thursday, April 4 / 16:00 to 20:00

  Saturday, April 6 / 11:00 to 15:00 

  419 King St. W., Oshawa

  Iroquois Park Sports  Centre

  Wednesday, April 10 / 18:00 to 20:00

  500 Victoria St. W., Whitby

 

East Durham

  Bowmanville Mall

  Tuesday, April 16 / 13:30 to 15:30 & 18:00 to 20:00

  243 King St. E., Bowmanville

 
North Durham

  Zehrs Supermarket

  Wednesday, April 3 / 14:00 to 16:00 & 18:00 to          20:00

  323 Toronto St., Uxbridge

  Fisher’s Independent  Grocer

  Tuesday, April 9 / 13:30 to 15:30 & 18:00 to  20:00

  B30 Beaver Ave, Beaverton

  Vos’ Independent  Grocer

  Wednesday, April 17 / 18:00 to 20:00

  1893 Scugog St., Port Perry

For more information, including a preview of the proposed 2019 DRT service enhancements, visit durhamregiontransit.com/PICs.

 

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Media inquiries:

DURHAM REGION TRANSIT COMMISSION
Shelley Pollock - Marketing and Communications
905-668-7711 ext. 3701 or shelley.pollock@durham.ca

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