New Street from Guelph Line east is now open - transit route changes to be effective August 14th.

News 100 redBy Staff

August 2nd, 2016


Progress we think – and as one of those people who lived at the intersection of New Street and Guelph Line – we are all mighty pleased that we no longer have to dodge construction equipment and work our way around pot holes that pull hub caps off the vehicle

Many of us think the Regional chair owes us at least one car wash – the dust was incredible.

Then interim director of transit - now the newly minted Director of Transit for the city of Burlington, Mike Spicer replaces Donna Sheppard who retired as Director last August.

Director of Transit for the city of Burlington, Mike Spicer serving as a Court Jester?

The city transit people has announced schedule adjustments that begin August 14 upon completion of New Street construction.
Schedule adjustments effective August 14, 2016.

Routes 10 and 20 will return to normal routing upon completion of the New Street construction project. Minor adjustments have also been made to select trips on routes: 1, 11, 80 and 101.

New Street construction

The intention is to replace water and sewage pipe lines all along New street and add bicycle lanes on a trial basis as well east of Guelph Line.

Use the new Trip Planner and Next Bus link to know when the bus will depart in real-time. Add to your favourites or call the automated phone system 905-639-0550 and enter in your Stop ID.

The last we heard was that the Trip Planner and Next Bu link were getting a technical touch up. We never heard back from the transit people.

We will now give that service a test and let you know how it is doing.

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