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Mississauga Transit revises services,
starting October 20



Mississauga Transit introduces a new express service between Meadowvale and Islington Station and makes several other changes to its routes and services, starting Monday, October 20.


Specifically MT will: introduce a new route; revise a current route; increase service on current routes; decrease service on current routes; adjust the schedule of a current route.


The changes affect these routes: 11 Westwood; 18 Northwest - Explorer; 41 Thomas; 49 McDowell; 74 City Centre Shuttle; 89 Meadowvale - Subway; 109 Meadowvale Express; 201 Dundas Express.


Introduce a new route

109 Meadowvale Express

Starting Monday, October 20, MT introduces this new Monday-to-Friday rush hour route operating express between the Meadowvale Town Centre Terminal and Islington Station. Buses travel along the bus shoulders of Highway 403 — similar to the 110 University Express route — reducing the travel time by 20 minutes.

Southbound buses start their trips at Meadowvale, then proceed:

westward along Aquitaine;
southward along Winston Churchill Boulevard;
eastward along Erin Centre Boulevard;
southward along Erin Mills Parkway;
eastward along Highway 403;
east- and northward along Eastgate Parkway;
eastward along Eglinton Avenue East;
northward along Orbitor Drive;
eastward along Skymark Drive;
northward along Commerce Boulevard;
eastward along Matheson Boulevard East;
westward along Eglinton Avenue West;
northward along Renforth Drive;
eastward along Highway 401;
southward along Highway 427;
northeastward along Dundas Street West;
southward along Islington Avenue; and then
westward along Bloor Street West to Islington Station,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses operate every 16 minutes during Monday-to-Friday morning rush hours from 5 until 8:39 a.m. and every 32 minutes during Monday-to-Friday afternoon rush hours from about 2:32 p.m. until 6:48 p.m. Buses stop only:

  • on Winston Churchill Boulevard at Britannia Road West and Thomas Street;
  • on Erin Centre Boulevard at the Erin Mills Centre (mall);
  • on Erin Mills Parkway at Credit Valley Drive;
  • on Eastgate Parkway at Tomken and Dixie Roads;
  • on Eglinton Avenue East at Tahoe Drive;
  • on Orbitor Drive at Eglinton Avenue East;
  • on Commerce Boulevard at Skymark Drive; and
  • on Dundas Street West at Green Lanes (Kipling Station).

Northbound buses start their trips at Islington Station, then proceed:

westward along Bloor and Dundas Streets West;
northward along Highway 427;
westward along Eglinton Avenue West and Matheson Boulevard East;
southward along Commerce Boulevard;
westward along Skymark Avenue;
southward along Orbitor Drive;
westward along Eglinton Avenue East;
south- and westward along Eastgate Parkway;
westward along Highway 403;
northward along Erin Mills Parkway;
westward along Erin Centre Boulevard;
northward along Winston Churchill Boulevard; and then
eastward along Aquitaine Avenue to Meadowvale Town Centre terminal,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses operate every 32 minutes during Monday-to-Friday morning rush hours from 5:57 until 9:42 a.m. and every 16 minutes during Monday-to-Friday afternoon rush hours from 3:05 until 7:53 p.m. Buses stop only:

  • on Dundas Street West at Aukland Road;
  • on Commerce Boulevard at Skymark Drive;
  • on Orbitor Drive at Eglinton Avenue East;
  • on Eglinton Avenue East at Tahoe Drive;
  • on Eastgate Parkway at Dixie and Tomken Roads;
  • on Erin Mills Parkway at Credit Valley Drive;
  • on Erin Centre Boulevard at Erin Mills Centre (mall); and
  • on Winston Churchill Boulevard at Thomas Street and Britannia Road West.

After introducing this new route, MT decreases the frequency of service on the 89 Meadowvale - Subway route between Meadowvale and Islington.

You can see a map of the new route here.


Revise a current route

18 Northwest - Explorer

Starting Monday, October 20, MT revises the route. Southbound buses operate along their current route to Eastgate Parkway and Cawthra Road, then proceed:

southward along Cawthra;
westward along Rathburn Roads East and West to the City Centre Terminal at Square One.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.


Increase service on current routes

49 McDowell

Starting Monday, October 20, MT increases the frequency of service during Monday-to-Friday morning rush hours. All buses operating on the route during Monday-to-Friday rush hours meet all eastbound GO Transit trains operating on the 21 Milton route at Streetsville GO Station.

41 Thomas

Starting Monday, October 20, MT increases the frequency of service during the mornings, seven days a week. All buses operating on the route during Monday-to-Friday rush hours meet all GO Transit trains operating on the 21 Milton route at Streetsville GO Station.

11 Westwood

Starting Monday, October 20, MT adds one more southbound trip to the schedule, seven days a week. It also adds two more northbound trips to the schedule during Monday-to-Friday afternoon rush hours.


Decrease service on current routes

74 City Centre Shuttle

Starting Monday, October 20, MT operates buses on the route Mondays to Saturdays only from about 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, October 12 was the last day for Sunday service on the route.

89 Meadowvale - Subway

Starting Monday, October 20, MT decreases the service. During Monday-to-Friday rush hours, passengers travelling to or from Islington Station from Meadowvale can use buses operating on the current 89 Meadowvale - Subway limited-stop route or the new 109 Meadowvale Express route. Passengers traveling to or from Islington Station along Eglinton Avenue can use buses operating on the 35 Eglinton local route or the 89 Meadowvale - Subway limited-stop route.

Southbound buses leave Meadowvale Town Centre bus terminal at 4:59 and 5:11 a.m. then every ten minutes from 5:28 until 6:48 a.m. Buses then leave at 7:08 a.m. and every twenty minutes from 7:23 a.m. until 8:43 a.m.

Northbound buses leave Islington Station every twenty minutes from 3:29 until 4:09 p.m. and from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Buses also leave at 6:52 and 7:15 p.m.

You can read the revised schedule here.


Adjust the schedule of a current route

201 Dundas Express

Starting Monday, October 20, buses operate on a new schedule.

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