TORONTO, July 27, 2023 – As usual there is a lot going on in Toronto this weekend, including the legendary Beaches Jazz Festival. With no scheduled subway closures this Saturday and Sunday, the TTC says it is the easiest and most convenient way to get around Toronto this weekend.
While some routes will divert due to event road closures, the TTC has several options for travel to and from festivals and attractions throughout the city.
For the Beaches Jazz Festival, take the 501 Queen, 64 Main, or 92 Woodbine South. The TTC is adding additional bus service to get customers to and from the event. Tonight, Fri. July 28, and Sat., July 29, Queen St. E., between Woodbine and Beech avenues, will close nightly to traffic from 6 p.m. – midnight. The 501 Queen will turn at Woodbine Loop, and the 64 Main will also divert.
For the Festival of South Asia, customers can take the 22 Coxwell, which will resume regular service on Sat., July 29, or the 506C Carlton replacement bus. The 506/306 Carlton streetcar will divert at Broadview Ave., from 6 a.m. Sat., July 29 – 2 a.m. Mon., July 31.
Additional weekend diversions
Beginning 11 p.m. Fri., July 28 – 5 a.m. Mon., July 31, the 509 Harbourfront will be replaced by buses between Exhibition Loop and Spadina Ave., and the 511 Bathurst will be replaced by buses between Exhibition Loop and Queen St. W. This is to accommodate streetcar infrastructure maintenance.
Starting 5 a.m. Sun., July 30 – 5 a.m. Fri., Aug. 4, buses will replace the 505 Dundas and 506 Carlton streetcars between Dundas West Station and Dufferin St., due to streetcar infrastructure maintenance.
The TTC says it is committed to keeping customers informed about work and events that impact service and about alternate routes. For the most up-to-date information, follow @TTCNotices on Twitter or sign up for eAlerts.