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Revised TTC streetcar detour on Dundas West started today



The City of Toronto has now completed enough of its project to improve Dundas Street West between College and Bathurst Streets to allow the TTC to operate some streetcar service along the street.

Starting today, Friday, August 5, the TTC’s detouring streetcars operating along the 505 Dundas route west of Ossington Avenue only. The cars resume service along Dundas West between Ossington and Spadina Avenues. Shuttle buses continue to replace the cars.

Construction continues until the fall.

Last year, City contractors replaced the watermains along the street. This year, starting Monday, April 4, the City has been upgrading the “streetscape” — repairing the roadway, installing new sidewalks and making the neighbourhood more attractive to residents, business owners, visitors and shoppers.


505 Dundas

Starting Friday, August 5, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and College Street, then detour:

eastward along College; and then
southward along Ossington Avenue to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne Avenue, east of St. Clarens Avenue, Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

Instead eastbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on College Street at Lansdowne Avenue, east of St. Clarens Avenue (Sundays only), Brock Avenue, Sheridan Avenue (Sundays only), Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue (Sundays only), Rusholme Park Crescent, Dovercourt Road and Ossington Avenue.

Westbound cars reverse the detour route.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan, Brock, St. Clarens and Lansdowne Avenues.

Instead, westbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on College Street at Dovercourt Road, Havelock Street, Gladstone Avenue (Sundays only), Dufferin Street, Sheridan Avenue (Sundays only), Brock Avenue, St. Clarens Avenue (Sundays only) and Lansdowne Avenue.

Shuttle buses replace the cars, operating between Dundas West Station and McCaul Street.

505 Dundas shuttle bus

Starting Friday, August 5, shuttle buses replace the cars, operating between Dundas West Station and McCaul Street.

Eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops

  • in Dundas West Station terminal,
  • on Edna Avenue at Dundas Street West (Sundays only)
  • on Dundas Street West at Bloor Street West, east of Roncesvalles Avenue, at Howard Park and Sorauren Avenues, across from Sterling Road, at St. Helens and Lansdowne Avenues, east of St. Clarens Avenue (Sundays only), Brock and Sheridan Avenues, Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue, Lisgar Street, Dovercourt Road, Ossington Avenue, Shaw Street, across from Grace Street, Bellwoods and Euclid Avenues, Bathurst Street, Denison and Spadina Avenues and Beverley Street.

Westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops

  • on Dundas Street West at McCaul and Beverley Streets, Spadina and Denison Avenues, Bathurst Street, Euclid Avenue, Grace and Crawford Streets, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt and Rusholme Roads, Gladstone Avenue, Dufferin Street, Sheridan and Brock Avenues, St. Clarens Avenue (Sundays only), Lansdowne and St. Helens Avenues, Sterling Road, across from Sorauren Avenue, at Morrow and Roncesvalles Avenues and Bloor Street West and
  • in Dundas West Station terminal.