Durham Region Transit (DRT)

Whitby, ON L1N 6A3


About Durham Region Transit (DRT)


605 Rossland Road, East
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3

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The Durham Region Transit Commission was established as a municipal services board, effective Jan. 1, 2006.

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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Durham Region Transit secures grant and loan from government of Canada for electric fleet transition

April 27, 2023
The C$12.1 million grant will support a pilot project while the federal loan of up to C$62 million will support the purchase of up to 98 electric buses as DRT targets 2037 to ...
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Durham Region Transit collaborating with Abilities Centre’s Pathways program on transit awareness

Feb. 14, 2023
The one-day session features an outline of DRT’s services, website, apps and how to use the PRESTO fare payment system.
Fare Collection

Durham Region Transit, York Region Transit, Burlington Transit and Hamilton Street Railway offering credit card option for fare payment

Jan. 24, 2023
The transit systems join GO Transit, UP Express, Brampton Transit, Mississauga’s MiWay and Oakville Transit, which already accepts credit payment.
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Safety & Security

DRT presents Safe Driver Awards

June 2, 2020
Throughout 2019, the 29 employees celebrating Safe Driver milestones drove approximately 7,748,498 million miles.

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Dawn Sutton and Katherine Watson receive national award.

DRT Drivers Receive National Award for Heroism

Nov. 8, 2017
Durham Regional Transit bus operators Dawn Sutton and Katherine Watson were recognized for their exceptional acts of heroism while on the job.
DRT Operators were recognized for their safe driving milestones.
Safety & Security

DRT Operators Celebrated for Safe Driving and Community Safety

June 15, 2017
On June 14, 32 Durham Regional Transit Operators were honored for their contributions to helping ensure that Durham Region is a safe place for residents and visitors alike.

More Frequent. More Direct. More Two-Way Service for Durham Regional Transit Commission

June 3, 2016
On June 27, Durham Regional Transit Commission (DRT) is making improvements to several routes, which will introduce more frequent, direct, two-way, and simplified transit services...

DRT Offers Free New Year's Eve Rides

Dec. 23, 2015
This holiday season, Durham Region Transit (DRT) is your easy, convenient and reliable service option for getting to your holiday destination safely.Thanks to the generous sponsorship...

Construction begins for Durham Region Transit’s New Maintenance Facility

Nov. 25, 2015
On Nov. 24, members of the Durham Region Transit (DRT) Commission welcomed Granville Anderson, MPP (Durham) on behalf of Steven Del Duca, minister of transportation, as well as...

DRT Needs Customer Input

Oct. 8, 2015
Durham Region Transit (DRT) is holding Public Information Centres during the weeks of Oct. 5, 12 and 19, seeking input from customers and residents on its Five-Year Service Strategy...
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McKinley served as chair of the CUTA Prairie Provinces & Territory Chapter.

McKinley Named Deputy GM of Maintenance at DRT

Sept. 30, 2015
Audra McKinley is the new deputy general manager of maintenance at Durham Region Transit. McKinley has more than 10 years of professional experience in the transit industry. She...

DRT Service Enhancements Kick in Sept. 8

Aug. 27, 2015
On Sept. 8, Durham Region Transit (DRT) will introduce new service enhancements across Durham Region to increase frequency, improve GO Train meet services and implement new routings...

DRT Proposes Service Enhancements for 2015

Feb. 19, 2015
Durham Region Transit (DRT) wants to make life easier than ever before with proposed service enhancements that would improve transit across the region.At the public meeting of...