Transit & Roads

Minor reconstruction of Plains Road East from Maple Avenue to Helena Street is expected to begin mid-September and includes the following scope of work: • Storm sewer replacement • Road asphalt replacement • Curbs and sidewalk replacement There are no extended road closures scheduled on this project. A full road closure will be permitted at …

Sidewalk & road reconstruction Plains Rd, Maple to Helena Read More »

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment Study for the Queen Elizabeth Way from the north end of the Burlington Skyway to Guelph Line, and Highway 403 from QEW to Grindstone Creek, in the City of Burlington. The study area is shown on the map below. The objectives of the study …

Improvements coming to QEW-403 interchange Read More »

For the third year, Burlington for Accessible, Sustainable Transit (BFAST) is hosting a transit users forum: Date: Saturday, April 1 Time: 10am-12:30pm (doors open 9:30 for continental breakfast) Place: Central Library, 2331 New Street This year’s forum will feature a presentation by Burlington Transit’s Acting Director Jeff Black. Using interactive technology, attendees will be able …

Transit users forum April 1, Central Library Read More »

Pine Street will be closed from Brant Street to John Street on Thursday, March 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow contractors to replace the HVAC unit at 410 John Street. Emergency services have been notified and detour signs will be in place. Questions can be directed to Florin Patrau, City Transportation Services Department …

Pine Street temporary road closure March 30, 9-5 Read More »

City staff have prepared a report recommending approval of the continuation of the pop-up patio pilot project for an additional year, with staff reporting back to Council at a future date following a re-evaluation of the program on matters including but not limited to design, safety, and fees. The report will be discussed at the …

Pop-up patio program may be extended another year Read More »

The Burlington Seniors Community Inc (BSCI) wants to hear from you about transit. Seniors are aware that a healthy lifestyle includes diet, exercise & equally important – socialization. Many seniors would perhaps like to include public transit in their transportation options. Please take the survey and RANK in ORDER OF IMPORTANCE the IMPROVEMENTS that you …

Take the transit survey Read More »

On Sunday, March 5, 2017 the Chilly Half Marathon will be taking place in downtown Burlington closing Lakeshore Road from Maple Avenue to Burloak Drive causing detours on Routes 3, 10 and 20 as follows: Route 3 – between the Downtown Terminal to Guelph Line and New Street, will detour using James and New Streets …

Routes 3, 10 and 20 detours Sunday, March 5 Read More »

The city is looking for your ideas on the future of transit in Burlington as it roles out the city’s 25 year strategic plan, along with the creation of the new Official Plan and Transportation Master Plan. Some of the ideas being discussed: frequency of transit: time for 10 or 15 minute headways? turning car …

Seeking feedback on the future of transit Read More »

I recently spent an informative and eye opening morning at Burlington Transit, winners of the “bid it to win it” auction to have a councillor spend a morning learning what you do, in support of City Hall’s Syrian Refugee family. First stop was to the Handivan Booking call centre, pictured here with Cathy. Listened in …

Transit can track speed, passengers, times for buses across city Read More »

Beginning Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 until approximatley Oct. 21, 2016 the intersection at Prospect Street and Drury Lane will be closed due to construction. Burlington Transit Route 4 will be detoured around the closure along Sharon Street and Ashley Avenue. Bus stops on Drury Lane between Sharon Street and Prospect will be bagged “out of service.” For the …

Minor Detour on Burlington Transit Route 4 begins Aug. 15 Read More »

Prospect Street from Joyce Street to Ashley Avenue, and Drury Lane from Sharron Street to Fairview Street will be closed Monday, Aug. 15 to Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 to reconstruct and install new water mains and sanitary sewers. Changes will also be made to the intersection to improve turning movements. Local access to homes and business will be maintained. …

Prospect St at Drury Ln closed Aug. 15 to Oct. 21 Read More »

In order to add comfort and enhance customer service, Burlington Transit is adding benches to 57 bus stops around the city. Some bench installations will require a concrete slab to be poured first. The locations were chosen based on areas that have busier pedestrian and vehicular traffic and public space available. The bench expansion is …

57 Burlington Transit bus stops to receive benches Read More »

Emerald St between Victoria and Courtland will be closed June 14, 9 to 4 pm, to bring in a crane to remove a large tree at 2087 Victoria Ave. More information is in the  notice here: Closure of Emerald Street

Work on the New Street and Drury Lane project is continuing quickly and some changes to the timelines have been made. Drury Lane and the Drury-Prospect intersection were scheduled to be completed in 2017.  This work has been moved up and will be undertaken this year. The traffic calming pilot project on Drury Lane will …

New Street, Drury Lane road construction update Read More »

Great news for transit riders: As of noon Wed. May 4, riders can call 905-639-0550 to enter the bus stop I.D. number to get real-time bus arrival time. Bus stop I.D. numbers are displayed on the bus stop signs across the city or riders can search by route through the new Integrated Voice Response (IVR) system phone …

Call bus I.D. # to get real time arrival info Read More »