Durham Region Transit route 502

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Durham Region Transit route 502 is wheelchair accessible.
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502
Route Type Regional
Number of Branches 1
Division Raleigh

Durham Region Transit route 502 is a route that operates in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.

Route details

Route 502 provides local service within Bowmanville, primarily focused on the area north of King Street/Durham Highway 2.

Most buses operate into Bowmanville as an eastbound route 902 trip to King Street and Simpson Avenue, then operate a westbound 502 trip to Clarington Boulevard and Prince William Boulevard, then return to Oshawa on a westbound 902 trip. There is limited eastbound service, primarily during the PM peak period with two AM peak trips.

From Simpson Avenue and King Street, westbound buses operate via west on King Street, north on Liberty Street, east on Concession Street, north on Mearns Avenue, west on Longworth Avenue, north on Liberty Street, west on Concession Road 3, north on Regional Road 57, east on Northglen Boulevard, south on Scugog Street, and east on Church Street to Temperance Avenue; buses continue east on Church Street, south on Division Street, west on King Street, north on Green Road, east on Brookhill Boulevard, and south on Clarington Boulevard to Prince William Boulevard. Eastbound buses begin on Clarington Boulevard at Stevens Road, operating via south on Clarington Boulevard, east on King Street, north on Scugog Street, and east on Church to Temperance Avenue; buses continue east on Church Street, south on Division Street, west on King Street, north on Scugog Street, west on Concession Road 3, north on Regional Road 57, east on Northglen Boulevard, south on Scugog Street, east on Concession Road 3, south on Liberty Street, east on Longworth Avenue, south on Mearns Avenue, west on Concession Street, south on Liberty Street, east on Prince Street, and north on Simpson Avenue to King Street.

Branches

This route has one branch:

  • 502 Simpson - Clarington Boulevard

Historical Branches

This route used to operate the following branches:

  • 502 North Bowmanville Church and Temperance - Concession 3

History

  • Route previously known as Clarington Transit route 2 Liberty.
  • 2008 - Renumbered to route 502 Liberty.
  • June 27, 2016 - Renamed to route 502 Bowmanville North; rerouted to focus on area north of Durham Highway 2.
  • March 23, 2020 - Frequency reduced to "enhanced Saturday service levels" following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • June 8, 2020 - Frequency further reduced to Sunday service levels.
  • September 28, 2020 - Route discontinued due to low ridership; replaced with On Demand service.
  • April 4, 2022 - New route introduced in North Bowmanville, replacing On Demand service.
  • September 6, 2022 - Routing revised in Clarington Centre area to enhance access to secondary schools. New early morning trips added.
  • January 2, 2023 - Routing in the Clarington Centre area modified to operate via Green Road and Stevens Road; service along Boswell Drive and Brookhill Boulevard removed. Weekday evening service added until 23:00, and weekend daytime service added from 09:30 to 19:30.
  • September 5, 2023 - Routing in Clarington Centre area modified to remove service west of Green Road.
  • January 2, 2024 - Eastbound trips between 09:00 and 13:30 suspended; westbound trips will continue to operate all day.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
Simpson Avenue & King Street 502
Rickaby Street & Longworth Avenue 502
North Glen & Kenneth Cole 502
Church Street & Temperance Street 502
Clarington Boulevard & Stevens Road 502
Church Street & Scugog Street 502

Service Summary

Date AM/PM Peak
(Start-9:00 / 16:00-19:00)
Midday
(9:00-16:00)
Evening
(After 19:00)
Weekend Daytime
(Start to 19:00)
Weekend Evening
(After 19:00)
2019 30 min 30 min 60 min 30-60 min 60 min
April 2022 30 min 30 min n/a n/a n/a
January 2023 30 min 30 min 30 min 30 min n/a


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Conventional 1007-1015, 6100-6112, 6113-6116, 6117-6119, 6120-6129, 6130-6135, 6136-6150, 7100-7103, 7104-7117, 7118-7122, 7123-7124, 8470, 8471-8473, 8501-8515, 8516-8523, 8524-8535, 8536-8543, 8544-8547, 8551-8553, 8554-8559, 8560-8565, 8566-8578, 8579-8589, 8601-8626, 9100-9105, 9106-9107
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Former 10, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 120, 121, 122, 181, 193, 199, 211, 215, 217, 218, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 226, 232, 235, 240, 291, 291, 292, 300, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 310, 312, 315, 318, 401, 402, 404, 405, 406, 406, 408, 408, 409, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 416, 417, 419, 420, 420, 421, 422, 499, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 601, 603, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 658, 701, 801, 910, 922, 923, 950, 960
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