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TTC revises routes and services, May 8



The TTC is increasing service to summer attractions, decreasing services to colleges and universities and making other changes to its routes and services, starting Sunday, May 8.

At the same time, the TTC is also decreasing service along 41 routes to help reduce its 2011 budget shortfall. It’s mostly decreasing service late Monday-to-Friday evenings and on weekends and the TTC says it will reassign the resources that it saves from these decreases by increasing rush hour service this fall.


The changes affect these routes: 5 Avenue Rd; 6 Bay; 8 Broadview; 9 Bellamy; 14 Glencairn; 12 Kingston Rd; 12A Kingston Rd via Variety Village and Brimley; 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley; 15 Evans; 29B Dufferin (to Ontario Place); 20 Cliffside; 26 Dupont; 29D Dufferin (to Princes’ Gate); 30 Lambton; 32 Eglinton West; 32 Eglinton West; 33 Forest Hill; 35E Jane express; 38 Highland Creek; 42A Cummer (to Middlefield); 43B Kennedy via Progress; 44 Kipling South; 48 Rathburn; 51 Leslie; 56 Leaside; 59 Maple Leaf; 60 Steeles West; 61 Avenue Rd North; 62 Mortimer; 72 Pape; 72A Pape via Commissioners; 72B Pape via Commissioners & Cherry St; 73B Royal York (to LaRose); 73C Royal York via Albion Rd; 74 Mt Pleasant; 76B Royal York South (to The Queensway and Grand); 80 Queensway; 85B / D / H Sheppard East; 86A Scarborough (to Toronto Zoo); 86D Scarborough (to Beechgrove); 92 Woodbine South; 94 Wellesley; 96 Wilson; 96E Wilson express; 98 Willowdale - Senlac; 103 Mt Pleasant North; 105 Dufferin North; 112C West Mall (to Disco Rd); 115 Silver Hills; 116A / E Morningside local / express; 120 Calvington; 122 Graydon Hall;124 Sunnybrook; 127 Davenport; 132 Milner; 134 Progress via Tapscott; 134C Progress (to Centennial College); 135 Gerrard; 162 Lawrence - Donway; 165 Weston Rd North; 167 Pharmacy North; 169 Huntingwood; 191 Highway 27 rocket; 192 Airport rocket; 196 York University rocket; 509 Harbourfront; 510 Spadina; 511 Bathurst.


Specifically, the TTC is: introducing a new branch of a current route; canceling a branch of a current route; increasing service along current routes; decreasing service along current routes; increasing the frequency of service along current routes; decreasing the frequency of service along current routes; extending current routes; revising current routes; resuming seasonal service for the summer along current routes; decreasing service to colleges and universities along current routes; adjusting the schedules of current routes; and making other changes to a current route.


Introducing a new branch of a current route


12A Kingston Rd via Variety Village and Brimley

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC cancels the current 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley branch and replaces it with this new branch, serving passengers traveling to and from Birchmount Secondary School and Variety Village.

Westbound buses operate along the current 12B route to Kingston Road and Danforth Avenue, then proceed:

westward along Danforth Avenue, stopping across the street from Variety Village; and then
southward along Birchmount Road,
resuming the current route westward along Kingston.

Eastbound buses operate along the current 12B route to Kingston and Birchmount Roads, then proceed:

northward along Birchmount; and then
eastward along Danforth Avenue to Kingston Road, stopping in front of Variety Village,
resuming the current 12B route eastward along Kingston.

Sundays and holidays, starting May 8, buses operate every 17 minutes from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., every 20 minutes from 7 until 10 p.m. and every 30 minutes after 10 p.m.

Mondays to Fridays, starting May 9, buses operate every 14 minutes during morning rush hours, every 16 minutes during afternoon rush hours and every 20 minutes from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m.

Saturdays, starting May 14, buses operate every 17 minutes before 7 p.m., every 20 minutes from 7 until 10 p.m. and every 30 minutes after 10 p.m.


Canceling a branch of a current route


12B Kingston Rd via Brimley

Saturday, May 7 is the last day that the TTC operates buses along this branch of the route.

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC replaces service along this branch with service along the new 12A Kingston Rd via Variety Village and Brimley branch.

Canceling the 12B branch also decreases service and decreases the frequency of service for stops along Kingston Road between Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue.


Increasing service along current routes


29D Dufferin (to Princes’ Gates)

More people travel to events at Exhibition Place, Ontario Place, BMO Field, the Ricoh Coliseum and other nearby venues, so the TTC resumes operating buses along this branch of the route seven days a week after 9 a.m.

That means that TTC buses resume serving this branch of the route Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m. and will continue to do so until Friday, September 2. The TTC canceled service along the route Monday-to-Friday midday and evenings starting Tuesday, September 6, 2010.

85 Sheppard East

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC operates buses along the route to and from the Toronto Zoo later Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The last buses leave the zoo at about 8:30 p.m. The last day for later service to the zoo is Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

86 Scarborough

Starting Sunday, May 8, the Toronto Zoo is open until 8 p.m. seven days a week, so the TTC is operating buses along the route to and from the seven days a week and buses to and from the zoo later Mondays to Fridays. The last buses leave the zoo at about 8:30 p.m. every day. The last day for summer weekend and holiday service to the zoo and later Monday-to-Friday service to the zoo is Labour Day, Monday, September 5.


Decreasing service along current routes


5 Avenue Rd

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

61 Avenue Rd North
6 Bay

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

9 Bellamy

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 10 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays.

8 Broadview

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

120 Calvington

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. seven days a week.

20 Cliffside

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

42A Cummer (to Middlefield)

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service east of Kennedy Road Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service east of Kennedy Road after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

127 Davenport
105 Dufferin North

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

26 Dupont

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. seven days a week.

32 Eglinton West

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service along the 32D branch between Emmet Avenue and Eglinton West Station after 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service along the 32D branch after 10 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays.

Starting Saturday, May 14, no service along the 32A branch west of Renforth Drive Saturdays.

15 Evans

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

33 Forest Hill

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

135 Gerrard

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 10 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays.

14 Glencairn

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. seven days a week.

169 Huntingwood

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. Sundays. Buses operating along the 10 Van Horne route replace 169 Huntingwood service west of Victoria Park Avenue Sundays and holidays from about 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Starting Monday, May 9, buses operating along the 10 Van Horne route replace 169 Huntingwood service west of Victoria Park Mondays to Fridays after 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, May 14, buses operating along the 10 Van Horne route replace 169 Huntingwood service west of Victoria Park Saturdays after 7 p.m.

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service east of Victoria Park Avenue all day Sundays and holidays, Mondays to Fridays after 10 p.m. and Saturdays after 7 p.m.

Starting Monday, May 9 buses operate along the entire 169 Huntingwood route between Scarborough Centre Station and Don Mills Station Mondays to Fridays before 10 p.m. and Saturdays before 7 p.m. only.

43B Kennedy via Progress

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 10 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays.

12 Kingston Rd

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC cancels the current 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley branch and replaces it with the new 12A Kingston Rd via Variety Village and Brimley branch.

Introducing the new branch decreases service to four stops along Kingston Road, where currently buses serving the main 12 Kingston Rd branch and the 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley currently operate.

Buses no longer drop off and pick up passengers at these stops Mondays to Fridays after 10 p.m. or at any time Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

  • westbound on Kingston Road across from Glen Everest Road, across from #1839 Kingston and at Birchmount Road.
  • eastbound on Kingston Road east of Birchmount Road, beside #1829 Kingston, at Lakehurst Drive, Glen Everest Road and beside #2121 Kingston.

The change also decreases the frequency of service to these stops.

30 Lambton

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

162 Lawrence - Donway

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

56 Leaside

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

51 Leslie
59 Maple Leaf
132 Milner

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

116 A / E Morningside local / express

Starting Sunday, May 8, no express service to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus and local service to Conlins Road all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no express service to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus and local service to Conlins Road after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

62 Mortimer

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

74 Mt Pleasant

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. seven days a week.

103 Mt Pleasant North

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

167 Pharmacy North

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 7 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays.

80 Queensway

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service along the entire route after 10 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Also starting Sunday, May 8, no service along Parkside Drive to and from Keele Station all day Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service along Parkside after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

All buses operate along the 80B branch, starting and ending their trips in Humber Loop, after 10 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and from about 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

73B Royal York (to LaRose)

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. seven days a week.

76B Royal York South (to The Queensway and Grand)

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

86D Scarborough (to Beechgrove)

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no service after 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

115 Silver Hills

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. seven days a week.

124 Sunnybrook

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

94 Wellesley

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service west of Wellesley Station after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

112C West Mall (to Disco Road)

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service after 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

Starting Saturday, May 14, no service after 10 p.m. Saturdays.

98 Willowdale - Senlac

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service east of Sheppard - Yonge Station along Willowdale Avenue after 10 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

96 Wilson

Starting Sunday, May 8, no service along the 96C and 96F branches to Tandridge Crescent and Thistletown Boulevard after 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

Starting Saturday, May 14, no service along the 96C and 96F branches after 10 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays.


Increasing the frequency of service along current routes


192 Airport rocket

Since more people travel to Toronto Pearson International Airport during the spring and summer than during the rest of the year, the TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the route Monday to Fridays mornings and Saturday, Sunday and holiday mornings before 11 a.m.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 6.

511 Bathurst

More passengers travel to and from Exhibition Place and Ontario Place during the summer, so, starting Sunday, May 9, the TTC is increasing the frequency of service late Monday-to-Saturday evenings and all day Sundays and holidays.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 6.

29D Dufferin (to Princes’ Gates)

The TTC is revising the frequency of service along this branch of the route so that alternate buses operate along the seasonal 29B branch to and from Ontario Place.

Seven days a week after 9 a.m., buses operate with the same frequency as they do currently north of Dufferin Gate Loop, but every second bus continues south of the loop through Exhibition Place along either the 29B or 29D branches.

Starting Saturday, May 14, buses operate every 10 minutes, instead of every 11 minutes after 10 p.m.

509 Harbourfront

More passengers travel to and from Harbourfront, the central waterfront, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place in the summer, so, starting Sunday, May 9, the TTC is increasing the frequency of service late Monday-to-Friday evenings and all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 6.

72 Pape
72A Pape via Commissioners
72B Pape via Commissioners and Cherry Beach

Starting Sunday, May 8, buses again operate to and from Pape Station instead of Donlands Station.

TTC operates one less bus to serve the shorter route.

Buses operate along all branches of the route as frequently as they do currently, except Saturdays from 7 until 10 p.m. south of Queen Street East and Carlaw Avenue and Sundays and holidays after 7 p.m. along all branches of the route, when the TTC slightly decreases the frequency of service to maintain the seasonal extension to Cherry Beach without effecting passengers traveling to other destinations along the route.

The TTC also slightly increases the frequency of service north of Queen Street East and Carlaw Avenue Sundays and holidays after 7 p.m. Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop north of Queen every 10 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes.

510 Spadina

More passengers travel to and from Harbourfront and the central waterfront during the summer, so, starting Sunday, May 9, the TTC is extending the short-turn short-turn service to the Queen’s Quay / Spadina Loop, instead of King Street West and Spadina Avenue Saturdays, Sundays and holidays after 9 a.m.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 6.

92 Woodbine South

Starting Sunday, May 9, the TTC is increasing the frequency of service every evening. Buses operate every 10 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes after 7 p.m. seven days a week.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 6.


Decreasing the frequency of service along current routes


29D Dufferin (to Princes’ Gates)

The TTC is decreasing the frequency of service along this branch of the route so that alternate buses operate along the seasonal 29B branch to and from Ontario Place.

Seven days a week after 9 a.m., buses operate with the same frequency as they do currently north of Dufferin Gate Loop, but every second bus continues south of the loop through Exhibition Place along either the 29B or 29D branches.

Starting Sunday, May 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the 29D branch every 18 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 9 a.m. until noon. They serve each stop along the branch every 12 minutes 40 seconds, instead of every 6 minutes 20 seconds from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Monday, May 9, buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the 29D branch every 16½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, 15 seconds Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. They serve each stop along the branch every 12 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, during afternoon rush hours. They serve each stop every 15 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes from 7 until 10 p.m. They serve each stop every 13 minutes, instead of every 6½ minutes after 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, May 14, buses operate along the 29D branch every 15 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes Saturdays from about 9 a.m. until noon. From noon until 7 p.m., they operate every 12 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes. From 7 until 10 p.m., they operate every 14 minutes 40 seconds, instead of every 7 minutes 20 seconds.

The TTC is also increasing service and increasing the frequency of service along this branch of the route at other times of the week

38 Highland Creek

Fewer passengers travel to and from Centennial College’s Ellesmere Campus and the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC is decreasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays midday and during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

191 Highway 27 rocket

Fewer passengers are traveling to and from Humber College’s North Campus during the summer, so, starting Monday, May 10, the TTC is decreasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays before 7 p.m.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

12 Kingston Rd

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC cancels the current 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley branch and replaces it with the new 12A Kingston Rd via Variety Village and Brimley branch.

Introducing the new branch decreases the frequency of service to four stops along Kingston Road, where currently buses serving the main 12 Kingston Rd branch and the 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley currently operate.

Mondays to Fridays, starting May 9, buses drop off and pick up passengers every 14 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, during morning rush hours, every 8 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes during afternoon rush hours and every 20 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and from 7 until 10 p.m.:

  • westbound on Kingston Road across from Glen Everest Road, across from #1839 Kingston and at Birchmount Road.
  • eastbound on Kingston Road east of Birchmount Road, beside #1829 Kingston, at Lakehurst Drive, Glen Everest Road and beside #2121 Kingston.

The change also decreases the hours of service to these stops.

35 Jane express

Fewer passengers travel to and from York University’s Keele Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 90, the TTC is decreasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

44 Kipling South

Fewer passengers travel to and from Humber College’s Lakeshore Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC is decreasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours and one less bus Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

72 Pape
72A Pape via Commissioners
72B Pape via Commissioners and Cherry Beach

Starting Sunday, May 8, buses again operate to and from Pape Station, instead of Donlands Station.

TTC operates one less bus to serve the shorter route.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at all stops along all branches of the route as frequently as they do currently, except Saturdays from 7 until 10 p.m. and Sundays and holidays after 7 p.m., when the TTC slightly decreases the frequency of service to maintain the seasonal extension to Cherry Beach without effecting passengers traveling to other destinations along the route.

Thye serve all stops along the entire route every 12 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Saturdays from 7 until 10 p.m. They serve each stop south of Carlaw and Queen every 24 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Saturdays from 7 until 10 p.m. and every 30 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Sundays and holidays after 7 p.m.

The TTC also slightly increases the frequency of service north of Queen Street Sundays and holidays after 7 p.m.

134C Progress (to Centennial College)

Fewer passengers travel to and from Centennial College’s Progress Campus during the summer, so, starting Monday, May 10, the TTC operates one less bus along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Buses operate every 8 minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, during morning rush hours. They operate every 8 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

60 Steeles West

Fewer passengers travel to and from York University’s Keele Campus, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates six fewer buses along the route to decrease the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday midday.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

124 Sunnybrook

Fewer passengers are traveling to and from York University’s Glendon Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates one less bus along the route to decrease the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday afternoons.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

96E Wilson express

Fewer passengers travel to and from Humber College’s North Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates one less bus along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

196 York University rocket

Fewer passengers are traveling to or from York University’s Keele Campus, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates fewer buses along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays from about 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

165 Weston Rd North

Starting Sunday, April 26, the TTC extended the route to Canada’s Wonderland Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about 9 a.m. until 10:30 p.m.


Extending current routes


72A Pape via Commissioners
72B Pape via Commissioners & Cherry St

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC extends the route of the 72A Pape via Commissioners service, so that buses operate to and from Cherry Beach Monday-to-Friday evenings and all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays along the 72B Pape via Commissioners & Cherry St branch.


Revising current routes


12A Kingston Rd

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC cancels the current 12B Kingston Rd via Brimley branch and replaces it with the new 12A Kingston Rd via Variety Village and Brimley branch.

Westbound buses operate along the current 12B route to Kingston Road and Danforth Avenue, then proceed:

westward along Danforth Avenue, stopping across the street from Variety Village; and then
southward along Birchmount Road,
resuming the current route westward along Kingston.

Eastbound buses operate along the current 12B route to Kingston and Birchmount Roads, then proceed:

northward along Birchmount; and then
eastward** along Danforth Avenue to Kingston Road, stopping in front of Variety Village,
resuming the current 12B route eastward along Kingston.

72 Pape
72A Pape via Commissioners
72B Pape via Commissioners and Cherry Beach

Starting Sunday, May 8, buses again operate to and from Pape Station instead of Donlands Station.

TTC operates one less bus to serve the shorter route.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at all stops along all branches of the route as frequently as they do currently, except Saturdays from 7 until 10 p.m. and Sundays and holidays after 7 p.m., when the TTC slightly decreases the frequency of service to maintain the seasonal extension to Cherry Beach without effecting passengers traveling to other destinations along the route.


Decreasing service to colleges and universities


38 Highland Creek

Fewer passengers travel to and from Centennial College’s Ellesmere Campus and the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates two fewer buses along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays midday and during afternoon rush hours.

West of the campus, buses drop off and pick up passengers from each stop along the route every 7½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. They serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes during afternoon rush hours.

East of the campus, buses serve each stop every 7½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. They serve each stop every 16 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

191 Highway 27 rocket

Fewer passengers travel to and from Humber College’s North Campus during the summer, so Friday, May 5 is the last day until September that the TTC operates buses along the 191A branch between the campus and Kipling Station. The southbound buses that start their trips at Humber College at 9:26, 9:46, 10:06 and 10:26 a.m. no longer operate. The northbound buses that leave Kipling Station at 8:50, 9:10, 9:30, 9:50, 10:10 and 10:30 a.m., ending their trips at Humber, also no longer operate.

Starting Monday, May 9, the TTC also operates one less bus along the main route to decrease the frequency of service, Mondays to Fridays from about 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 12 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. They serve each stop along the route every 11 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 2 until 3 p.m. They serve each stop every 6½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes 15 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

35 Jane express

Fewer passengers travel to and from York University’s Keele Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates one less bus along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 15 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes 40 seconds, during morning rush hours. They serve each stop every 15 minutes, instead of every 12½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

44 Kipling South

Fewer passengers travel to and from Humber College’s Lakeshore Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates three fewer buses along the route Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours, one less bus Monday-to-Friday midday and two fewer during afternoon rush hours, to decrease the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday midday.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 6 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes, during morning rush hours. They serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, from about 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. They serve each stop every 6 minutes, instead of every 4½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

116 A / E Morningside local / express

Starting Sunday, May 8, no express service to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus and local service to Conlins Road (116A and 116E branches) all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Monday, May 9, no express service to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus and local service to Conlins Road (116A and 116E branches) after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

134C Progress (to Centennial College)

Fewer passengers travel to and from Centennial College’s Progress Campus during the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates two fewer buses Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours and one less bus during the afternoon rush hours to decrease the frequency of service along the route.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 8 minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, during morning rush hours. They serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

124 Sunnybrook

Fewer passengers travel to and from York University’s Glendon Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates one less bus to decrease the frequency of service along the route Monday-to-Friday afternoons.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers every 10 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 1:30 until 7 p.m.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

60 Steeles West

Fewer passengers travel to and from York University’s Keele Campus, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates six fewer buses along the route to decrease the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday midday.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 6 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes, between the campus and Finch Station from about 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. They continue to operate every 12 minutes between Highway 27 and Finch Station.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

96E Wilson express

Fewer passengers travel to and from Humber College’s North Campus in the summer, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates one less bus along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 14 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes, during both morning and afternoon rush hours.

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.

196 York University rocket

Fewer passengers are traveling to or from York University’s Keele Campus, so, starting Monday, May 9, the TTC operates fewer buses along the route to decrease the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays from about 7:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.

It operates seven fewer buses from about 7:30 until 10:20 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. Buses serve each stop between the campus and Downsview Station every 3 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes. (Since every second bus continues along Sheppard Avenue West beyond Downsview Station to Sheppard - Yonge Station, buses operate to Sheppard - Yonge every 6½ minutes, instead of every 4 minutes.)

It operates eight fewer buses from about 10:20 until 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Buses serve each stop between the campus and Downsview every 4 minutes, instead of every 2 minutes. (Buses operate between the campus and Sheppard - Yonge Station every 8 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes.)

It operates five fewer buses during afternoon rush hours. Buses serve each stop between the campus and Downsview every 3½ minutes, instead of every 2 minutes, 20 seconds. (Buses operate between the campus and Sheppard - Yonge Station every 7 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes, 40 seconds.)

It operates three fewer buses from about 7 until 10 p.m. Buses serve each stop between the campus and Downsview every 5½ minutes, instead of every 3 minutes 40 seconds. (Buses operate between the campus and Sheppard - Yonge Station every 11 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, 20 seconds.)

The TTC resumes full service along the route Tuesday, September 6.


Resuming seasonal services for the summer along regular and temporary routes


192 Airport rocket

Since more people travel to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport during the spring and summer than during the rest of the year, the TTC is increasing service by operating more buses along the route at various times of the week.

Starting Sunday, May 8, it’s operating one more bus along the route, Sunday and holiday mornings before 11 a.m. Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 13 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes.

Starting Monday, May 9, it’s operating one more bus along the route Mondays to Fridays before 7 a.m. Buses serve each stop every 10 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes. It’s operating four more buses along the route Mondays to Fridays between 7 a.m. and noon. Buses serve each stop every 11 minutes, instead of every 12½ minutes,

Starting Saturday, May 14, the TTC is operating one more bus along the route Saturday mornings before 11 a.m. Buses serve each stop along the route every 10 minutes, instead of every 13 minutes 20 seconds.

The extra service ends on Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

511 Bathurst

More passengers travel to and from Exhibition Place and Ontario Place during the summer, so the TTC operates more streetcars along the route to increase the frequency of service late Monday-to-Saturday evenings and all day Sundays and holidays.

Starting Sunday, May 8, it operates one more car along the route Sunday-and-holiday mornings. Streetcars drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 8 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes. It operates one more car Sunday-and-holiday afternoons. The cars serve each stop along the route every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes 20 seconds. It operates two more cars from about 7 until 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays. The cars serve each stop every 7 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes. It operates one more car after 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays. The cars serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes.

It operates [ALRV]/streetcar/4504.shtml)s (articulated light rail vehicles or “bendy” streetcars), instead of CLRVs (Canadian light rail vehicles), all day Sundays and holidays throughout the summer.

Starting Monday, May 9, it operates one more streetcar Mondays to Fridays after 10 p.m. The cars serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes,

Starting Saturday, May 14, it operates one more streetcar Saturdays after 10 p.m. The cars serve each stop every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

29B Dufferin (to Ontario Place)

More people travel to events at Exhibition Place, Ontario Place, BMO Field, the Ricoh Coliseum and other nearby venues, so the TTC is increasing the service south of the Dufferin Gate Loop.

Starting Sunday, May 8, seven days a week after 9 a.m., buses operate with the same frequency as they do currently north of Dufferin Gate Loop, but every second bus continues south of the loop through Exhibition Place along either the 29B or 29D branches.

Starting Sunday, May 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the 29B branch every 18 minutes Sundays and holidays from about 9 a.m. until noon. They serve each stop along the branch every 12 minutes 40 seconds from about noon until 7 p.m. They serve each stop every 20 minutes from 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Monday, May 9, buses serve each stop along the branch every 14 minutes 40 seconds from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. They serve each stop every 12 minutes during afternoon rush hours. They serve each stop every 15 minutes after 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, May 14, buses serve each stop along the branch every 15 minutes Saturdays from about 9 a.m. until noon. From noon until 7 p.m., they serve each stop every 12 minutes. From 7 until 10 p.m., they serve each stop every 14 minutes 40 seconds.

Southbound buses operate along the regular route to Dufferin Street and Springhurst Avenue, then proceed:

southward along Dufferin;
eastward along Saskatchewan Road and Princes’ Boulevard;
southward along Ontario Drive;
eastward along Princes’ Boulevard;
north- and westward along Nunuvut Road; and then
northward along Nova Scotia Avenue to Manitoba Drive,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Nova Scotia Avenue at Manitoba Drive, then proceed:

west- and southward along Manitoba;
westward along Saskatchewan Road;
northward along Dufferin Street;
westward along Springhurst Avenue;
southward along Fort Rouille Street; and then
eastward into Dufferin Gate Loop,
resuming the regular 29 route northward along Dufferin.

29D Dufferin (to Princes’ Gates)

More people travel to events at Exhibition Place, Ontario Place, BMO Field, the Ricoh Coliseum and other nearby venues, so the TTC is increasing the service south of the Dufferin Gate Loop.

Seven days a week after 9 a.m., buses operate with the same frequency as they do currently north of Dufferin Gate Loop, but every second bus continues south of the loop through Exhibition Place along either the 29B or 29D branches.

Starting Sunday, May 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the 29D branch every 18 minutes Sundays and holidays from about 9 a.m. until noon. They serve each stop along the branch every 12 minutes 40 seconds from about noon until 7 p.m. They serve each stop every 20 minutes from 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Monday, May 9, buses serve each stop along the branch every 14 minutes 40 seconds from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. They serve each stop every 12 minutes during afternoon rush hours. They serve each stop every 15 minutes after 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, May 14, buses serve each stop along the branch every 15 minutes Saturdays from about 9 a.m. until noon. From noon until 7 p.m., they serve each stop every 12 minutes. From 7 until 10 p.m., they serve each stop every 14 minutes 40 seconds.

509 Harbourfront

More passengers travel to and from Harbourfront, the central waterfront, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place in the summer, so the TTC is operating more streetcars to increase the frequency of service along the route late Monday-to-Friday evenings and all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Sunday, May 8, it operates one more streetcar along the route Sunday-and-holiday mornings. Streetcars drop off and pick up passengers at each stop every 9 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes. It operates two more streetcars Sunday-and-holiday afternoons. The cars serve each stop along the route every 6½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes. It operates two more streetcars Sunday-and-holiday evenings. The cars serve each stop to every 8 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes. It operates one more streetcar Sundays and holidays after 10 p.m. The cars serve each stop every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes.

Starting Monday, May 9, it operates one more streetcar along the route Mondays to Fridays after 10 p.m. The cars serve each stop every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes.

Starting Saturday, May 14, it operates one more streetcar along the route to increase the frequency of service Saturday mornings before 9 a.m. The cars serve each stop every 12 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes. It operates one more streetcar Saturday mornings after 9 a.m. The cars serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes. It operates three more streetcars to increase Saturday afternoons. The cars serve each stop every 5½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes. It operates two more streetcars Saturday evenings before 10 p.m. The cars serve each stop every 8 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes. It operates one more streetcar Saturdays after 10 p.m. The cars serve each stop every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

72A Pape via Commissioners
72B Pape via Commissioners & Cherry St

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC extends the route of the 72A Pape via Commissioners service, so that buses operate to and from Cherry Beach Monday-to-Friday evenings and all day Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

South- and westbound buses operating along the 72B Pape via Commissioners & Cherry St branch follow the regular 72A branch to Commissioners and Cherry Streets, then proceed:

southward along Cherry Street to the turn-around in Clarke Beach Park (Cherry Beach); and then
northward along Cherry to Commissioners,
resuming the regular 72A branch northward along Cherry Street.

East- and northbound buses operating along the 72B branch follow the regular 72A branch to Cherry and Commissioners Streets, then proceed:

southward along Cherry Street to the turn-around in Clarke Beach Park (Cherry Beach); and then
northward along Cherry to Commissioners,
resuming the regular 72A branch eastward along Commissioners Street.

Buses operate to and from Cherry Beach from about 9:30 a.m. Sundays until 1:15 a.m. Mondays, from about 7:15 p.m. Mondays to Fridays until 1:30 a.m. Tuesday to Saturdays and from about 9:20 a.m. Saturdays and holidays to 1:40 a.m. Sundays and the day following a holiday.

At all other times of the week, buses continue to operate along the 72A Pape via Commissioners route and do not operate to and from Cherry Beach.

86A Scarborough (to Toronto Zoo)

Starting Sunday, May 8, the Toronto Zoo is open until 8 p.m. seven days a week, so the TTC is operating buses along the route to and from the seven days a week and later buses to and from the zoo Mondays to Fridays. The last buses leave the zoo at about 8:30 p.m. every day. The last day for summer weekend and holiday service to the zoo and later Monday-to-Friday service to the zoo is Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

85B / D / H Sheppard East (to Toronto Zoo)

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC operates later buses along the route to and from the Toronto Zoo Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The last buses leave the zoo at about 8:30 p.m. The last day for later service to the zoo is Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

510 Spadina

More passengers travel to and from Harbourfront and the central waterfront during the summer, so the TTC is operating three more streetcars along the route. It’s also extending the short-turn service to the Queens Quay / Spadina Loop, instead of King Street West and Spadina Avenue, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays after 9 a.m.

Starting Sunday, May 8, streetcars drop off and pick up passengers at each stop north of Queens Quay West every 2 minutes 13 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes 10 seconds, Sundays and holidays before 8 p.m. Every third car operates to and from Union Station, so they serve each stop east of Lower Spadina Avenue every six½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes 40 seconds. They serve each stop north of Queens Quay every 3 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 until 9:30 p.m. Every second car operates to and from Union, so they continue to serve each stop east of Lower Spadina every 6 minutes.

Starting Saturday, May 14, streetcars serve each stop north of Queens Quay every 2½ minutes from about 9 until 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Every second car operates to and from Union Station, so they serve each stop east of Lower Spadina every 6 minutes. They serve each stop north of Queens Quay every 2 minutes from about 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturdays. Every third car operates to and from Union, so they serve each stop east of Lower Spadina every 6 minutes. They operate every 5minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, from about 9 until 10:30 p.m. Saturdays, with all cars operating to and from Union.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

165 Weston Rd North

The TTC is resuming service to and from Canada’s Wonderland Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about 9 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Starting Sunday, May 8, it operates one more bus along the entire route to provide the service to and from Wonderland. Buses drop off and pick up passengers every 40 minutes Sunday-and-holiday mornings.

Starting Saturday, May 14, it operates one more bus along the entire route to provide service to and from Wonderland. Buses serve each stop every 30 minutes Saturday mornings and every 24 minutes Saturday afternoons and evenings.

South- and eastbound buses operating along the 165A Weston Rd North branch start their trips at the Wonderland Terminal, then proceed:

north- and eastward along the Wonderland Access Road;
southward along Jane Street; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive West to the off-street loop west of Highway 400,
resuming the regular 165D route westward along Major Mackenzie West.

West- and northbound buses reverse this routing.

The first bus arrives at Wonderland from York Mills Station at 9:34 a.m. Saturdays and 9:48 a.m. Sundays and holidays. The last bus leaves Wonderland for York Mills at 10:45 p.m. Saturdays and 8:27 p.m. Sundays and holidays. One more bus leaves Wonderland at 9:09 p.m. Sundays and holidays, but ends its trip at Weston Road and Finch Avenue West.

The last day for the TTC’s Wonderland service is Sunday, October 30.

92 Woodbine South

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC operates one more bus along the route to increase the frequency of service along the route evenings. Buses drop off and pick up passengers a each stop along the route every 10 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, after 7 p.m. seven days a week.

The extra service ends Labour Day, Monday, September 6.


Adjusting the schedules of current routes


122 Graydon Hall

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC revises the schedule late evenings. Buses continue to drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 30 minutes, but the times that buses leave their terminals is different than formerly.

130 Middlefield
48 Rathburn

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC revises the schedule late Sunday-and-holiday evenings. Buses continue to drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 30 minutes, but the times that buses leave their terminals is different than formerly.

134 Progress via Tapscott

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC revises the schedule before 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays, after 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and after 7 p.m. Saturdays. Buses continue to drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 22 minutes, but the times that buses leave their terminals is different than formerly.

73 Royal York via Albion Rd

Starting Sunday, May 8, the TTC revises the schedule late Sunday-and-holiday evenings. Buses continue to drop off and pick up passengers at each stop along the route every 30 minutes, but the times that buses leave their terminals is different than formerly.


Making other changes to a current route


511 Bathurst

Starting Sunday, May 9, the TTC operates ALRVs (articulated light rail vehicles or “bendy” streetcars), instead of CLRVs (Canadian light rail vehicles), along the route all day Sundays and holidays throughout the summer.


































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