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GO decreases service to universities,
December 4



Universities are ending their fall terms so GO Transit will decrease the number of buses that carry passengers to McMaster and York Universities, starting Thursday, December 4. The buses operate along the Highway 407 corridor.

(GO may have already canceled some of these trips because of the ongoing teaching staff strike at York University.)

GO will not operate some of the buses that currently operate along these Highway 407 routes: Highway 407 East corridor51A Scarborough Centre - York U, 51B Pickering - York U, 54A Unionville - York U, 54B Centennial - York U; Highway 407 West corridor45A Square One - York U, 47B McMaster - Square One, 47D McMaster - Oakville Carpool Lot, 47E Bramalea - York U, 48A Meadowvale - York U.


47E Bramalea - York U

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that any buses operate along this branch.

The eastbound buses that currently leave Bramalea GO Station at 7:32, 8:02, 8:35 and 9:05 a.m. Mondays to Fridays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at York University at 8:05, 8:35, 9:08 and 9:38 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

The westbound buses that currently leave York University at 3:25, 3:55 and 4:25 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 4:55 and 5:55 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at Bramalea GO Station at 3:45, 4:15 and 4:25 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 5:25 and 6:25 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

54B Centennial - York U

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that any buses operates along this branch.

The westbound bus that currently leaves Centennial GO Station at 7:15 a.m. Mondays to Fridays will not operate from Thursday, December 4, until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The bus arrives at York University at 8 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

47E McMaster - Oakville Carpool Lot

Friday November 27 was the last day this year that eastbound buses left McMaster University at 1:40, 2:35, 3, 3:25 and 3:55 p.m. Fridays only. (The buses arrived at the Oakville Carpool Lot — Highway 407 and Trafalgar Road — at 2:10, 3:10, 3:35, 4 and 4:30 p.m. Fridays.) Service resumes on these five eastbound trips on Friday, January 9.

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that buses operate along many of the other trips on this branch.

The eastbound buses that currently leave McMaster University at 4:25 4:55 and 5:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays do not operate from Thursday, December 4, until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at the Oakville Carpool Lot at 5, 5:30 and 6:05 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

The westbound buses that currently leave the Oakville Carpool Lot at 7:19, 7:54, 8:54, 9:24 and 9:49 a.m. Mondays to Fridays do not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at McMaster University at 8, 8:35, 9:35, 10:05 and 10:25 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

47B McMaster - Square One

Friday November 27 was the last day this year that eastbound buses left McMaster University at 1:10, 1:45, 2:10 and 5:10 p.m. Fridays only. (The buses arrived at Square One at 1:45, 2:10, 2:45 and 5:50 p.m. Fridays.) Buses resume operating on these four eastbound trips on Friday, January 9.

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that buses operate along many of the other trips on this branch.

The eastbound buses that currently leave McMaster University at 2:35, 3:35, 5:35 and 6:35 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 6:10 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at Square One at 3:15, 4:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 7:50 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays). Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

The westbound buses that currently leave Square One at 7:32, 8:02 and 8:32 a.m. Mondays to Fridays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at McMaster University at 8:15, 8:45 and 9:15 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

48A Meadowvale - York U

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that a westbound bus operates on one of the many trips leaving York University for Meadowvale GO Station.

The bus that currently leaves York at 4:10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays for Meadowvale GO Station will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The bus arrives at Meadowvale at 4:45 p.m.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

51B Pickering - York U

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that the westbound bus that currently leaves Pickering GO Station at 7:10 a.m. Mondays to Fridays operates along this branch.

The bus will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The bus arrives at York University at 8 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

51A Scarborough Centre - York U

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that two westbound buses operate along this branch.

The buses that currently leave Pickering GO Station at 7:20 and 8:20 a.m. Mondays to Fridays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at York University at 8:05 and 9:05 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

45A Square One - York U

Friday November 27 was the last day this year that westbound buses left Square One at 12:45 and 1:15 p.m. Fridays only. (The buses arrived at York University at 1:15 and 1:45 p.m. Fridays.) Service resumes on these two westbound trips on Friday, January 9.

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that buses operate along many of the other trips on this branch.

The eastbound buses that currently leave the Mississauga City Centre at Square One at 7:15, 7:25, 8:10, 8:25, 8:45, 9:20 and 10:25 a.m. Mondays to Fridays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses currently arrive at York University at 7:55, 8:10, 8:55, 9:10, 9:25, 9:55 and 10:55 a.m.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

The westbound buses that currently leave York University 1:45, 2:15, 2:25, 2:55, 3:15, 3:25, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45 and 5:15 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 4:25, 4:55, 5:15, 5:25, 5:45, 6:15, 6:45, 9:15 and 9:45 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at Square One at 2:15, 2:45, 2:55, 3:15, 3:45, 3:55, 4:20, 4:55, 5:35 and 6 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 5:05, 5:25, 5:45, 6:15, 6:45, 9:15 and 9:45 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

54A Unionville - York U

Wednesday, December 3 is the last day this year that three westbound buses operate along this branch.

The buses that currently leave Unionville GO Station at 8:30 a.m. Mondays to Fridays and 9:30 and 10:35 a.m. Mondays to Thursdays will not operate from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. (The buses arrive at York University at 9 a.m. Mondays to Fridays and 10 and 11 a.m. Mondays to Thursdays.) Service resumes on Monday, January 5.


McMaster University

GO is canceling these eastbound trips from McMaster from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

47B: 1:10 p.m. to Square One (Fridays only)
47B: 1:45 p.m. to Square One (Fridays only)
47E: 1:40 p.m. to Oakville Carpool Lot (Fridays only)
47B: 2:10 p.m. to Square One (Fridays only)
47E: 2:35 p.m. to Oakville Carpool Lot (Fridays only)
47B: 2:35 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 3 p.m. to Oakville Carpool Lot (Fridays only)
47E: 3:25 p.m. to Oakville Carpool Lot (Fridays only)
47B: 3:35 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 3:55 p.m. to Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 4:30 p.m. to Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)
47B: 5:10 p.m. to Square One (Fridays only)
47B: 5:35 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)

GO is canceling these westbound trips to McMaster from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

47E: 8 a.m. from Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)
47B: 8:15 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 8:35 a.m. from Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)
47B: 9:15 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 9:35 a.m. from Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 10:05 a.m. from Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)
47E: 10:25 a.m. from Oakville Carpool Lot (Mondays to Fridays)


York University

GO is canceling these eastbound trips to York from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

45A: 7:55 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 8:05 a.m. from Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 8:10 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 8:35 a.m. from Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 8:55 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 9:08 a.m. from Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 9:10 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 9:25 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 9:38 a.m. from Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 9:55 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 10:55 a.m. from Square One (Mondays to Fridays)

GO is canceling these westbound trips from York from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

45A: 12:45 p.m. to Square One (Fridays only)
45A: 1:15 p.m. to Square One (Fridays only)
45A: 1:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 2:15 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 2:25 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 2:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 3:15 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 3:25 p.m. to Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 3:25 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 3:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 3:55 p.m. to Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
48A: 4:10 p.m. to Meadowvale GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 4:15 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 4:25 p.m. to Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 4:25 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)
45A: 4:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
47D: 4:55 p.m. to Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Thursday)
45A: 5:15 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Fridays)
45A: 5:25 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)
47D: 5:25 p.m. to Bramalea GO Station (Mondays to Thursdays)
45A: 5:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)
45A: 6:15 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)
45A: 6:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)
45A: 9:15 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)
45A: 9:45 p.m. to Square One (Mondays to Thursdays)

GO is canceling these westbound trips to York from Thursday, December 4 until Friday, January 2, 2009. Service resumes on Monday, January 5.

54B: 8 a.m. from Centennial GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
51B: 8 a.m. from Pickering GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
51A: 8:05 a.m. from Scarborough Centre (Mondays to Fridays)
54A: 9 a.m. from Unionville GO Station (Mondays to Fridays)
51A: 9:05 a.m. from Scarborough Centre (Mondays to Fridays)
54A: 10 a.m. from Unionville GO Station (Mondays to Thursdays)
54A: 11 a.m. from Unionville GO Station (Mondays to Thursdays)


GO will further decrease service to universities and colleges starting Monday, December 22.


Buses continue to detour at York University during the teaching staff strike. Until 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, buses end their trips at temporary stops on the south side of Steeles Avenue West, east of Founders Road. After 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and all day Sundays, buses continue to operate through the Keele Campus and end their trips at York Commons.

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