News Releases

Posted Wednesday, 10 November, 2021

Learn where and how you can ride the new shuttle and provide feedback to improve future experiences Whitby, Ontario  – Transit passengers can now get on board the WAVE – W hitby A utonomous Ve hicle E lectric – shuttle for a ride along the Whitby waterfront. Public ridership is being offered as a next step in the pilot project following extensive safety and technology testing.
The autonomous electric shuttle is emission-free and integrates...

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Posted Thursday, 04 November, 2021

Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on November 3, 2021 to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
Vaccination policy: In addition to current health and safety measures in place to protect staff and customers, DRT has implemented the Region’s vaccination policy . The policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated by December 20, 2021, except where...

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Posted Friday, 08 October, 2021

Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on October 6, 2021 to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates. Details and highlights include:
Fall service enhancements: While service increases were implemented for September, increasing ridership in September required DRT to implement further service enhancements that came into effect on October 4, 2021. This includes new and revised routes, including...

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Posted Tuesday, 28 September, 2021

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is introducing a new routes and routing changes to meet growing demand.
When: Service enhancements come into effect on October 4, 2021.
Where: A new route is scheduled for Pickering (Route 103 Glenanna), with routing modifications in Pickering, Oshawa and Courtice:
Route 112 Valley Farm in Pickering changing to a two-way service
Route 411 South Courtice modified in the Park / Tresane and Avondale / Trulls...

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Posted Wednesday, 22 September, 2021

IMG_4700 Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) is thrilled to announce that our On Demand service has reached over 100,000 trips across the Region of Durham.
Congratulations to Teagan Brunelle for completing the 100,000 th On Demand trip and sharing this significant milestone with DRT. DRT gifted Teagan with a pre-loaded $500 PRESTO fare card that can be used across all DRT services within Durham Region.
Launched in September 2020, DRT’s On Demand service...

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