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Part 3 -- Less service to and from colleges and universities,
starting this week



Part 3 of the post.


You can read part 1 of the post here.

You can read part 2 of the post here.

You can read part 4 of the post here.


Redeemer University College


Hamilton Street Railway
Redeemer University College shuttle

Friday, December 21 is the last day this year that the HSR operates buses along the route.

Regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.


Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus


GO Transit
46 Oakville - York U

46 branch

Friday, December 21 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that leave Oakville GO Station at 7:20, 8:20 and 9:20 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses leave Sheridan College Terminal at 7:26, 8:26 and 9:26 p.m. and arrive at the Harry W. Arthurs Common on York University’s Keele Campus at 8:25, 9:25 and 10:25 p.m.)

It’s also the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that leave York at 7:45, 8:45, 9:45 and 10:45 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses leave Sheridan at 8:46, 9:46, 10:41 and 11:41 p.m. and arrive in Oakville GO Station bus terminal at 8:55, 9:55, 10:50 and 11:50 p.m.)

All other buses operating along the main branch of the route continue to serve passengers traveling to and from Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus Mondays to Fridays, except holidays.

Regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

By operating fewer buses along this route, GO also decreases service for passengers traveling to and from York University’s Keele Campus.

46A branch

Friday, December 21 is the last day this year that GO operates a bus along this branch of the route.

Regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.


Seneca College King Campus


York Region Transit
88 Bathurst

Starting Monday, December 24, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 17 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours. They serve the stops every 17 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

Regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.


Trent University Symons Campus


Both GO Transit and Peterborough Transit are decreasing service to and from the university during the holidays.


GO Transit
88 Peterborough / Oshawa

88A branch

Friday, December 2 was the last day this year that GO operated any express buses along this branch of the route.

Regular Friday-only service resumes Friday, January 11, 2013.

Buses operating along the main branch of the 88 Peterborough / Oshawa route continue to provide passengers with frequent local service between Trent University and Oshawa GO Station seven days a week during the holidays.

Peterborough Transit
Trent East Bank express
Trent West Bank express

Wednesday, December 21 is the last day this year that Peterborough Transit operates buses along the routes.

Service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.


University of Guelph


Both GO Transit and Guelph Transit are decreasing service to and from the university during the holidays.


GO Transit
29 Guelph / Mississauga

29A branch

Friday, November 30 is the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave University Centre terminal on the University of Guelph campus at 12:50, 1:50, 2:50, 3:50, 4:50 and 5:50 p.m. Fridays only. (The buses end their trips in the Square One GO Bus Terminal at 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 p.m.)

Regular Friday-only service resumes Friday, January 11, 2013.

GO continues to operate all other trips along the route seven days a week throughout the holidays.

48 Guelph / York U

48 branch

Friday, November 30 is the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave University Centre terminal on the University of Guelph campus at 1:10, 2:05, 3:05 and 4 p.m. Fridays only. (The buses end their trips in Meadowvale GO Station bus terminal at 1:55, 2:50, 3:50 and 4:50 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the eastbound bus that leaves the University of Guelph at 5 p.m. Fridays. (The bus ends its trip at the Harry W. Arthurs Common on York University’s Keele Campus at 6:45 p.m.)

Sunday, December 16 was the last day this year that GO operated any buses along the main branch of the route Sundays and holidays.

Regular Sunday-and-holiday service resumes Sunday, January 6, 2013. Regular Friday-only service resumes Friday, January 11, 2013.

All other buses operating along the main 48 branch of the route continue to provide frequent service between the University of Guelph and York University Mondays to Fridays except holidays.


Guelph Transit

Monday-to-Friday daytime service

58 Edinburgh express
Gordon corridor
57 Harvard express
50 Stone Road express
56 Victoria Road express

Friday, December 14 is the last day this year that Guelph Transit operates buses along the routes. Regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

Late-night service

Clairfields - Edinburgh loop

Saturday, December 15 is the last day this year that Guelph Transit operates buses along the route. Regular service resumes 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

Downtown - U of G shuttle

Saturday, December 15 is the last day this year that Guelph Transit operates buses along the route. Regular service resumes 12:30 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013.

North London - Elizabeth loop

Wednesday, December 12 is the last day this year that Guelph Transit operates buses along the route. Regular service resumes 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

West Hanlon - Kortright loop

Saturday, December 15 is the last day this year that Guelph Transit operates buses along the route. Regular service resumes 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

Sunday-evening service

Sunday-evening loop

Sunday, December 9 is the last day this year that Guelph Transit operates buses along the route. Regular service resumes Sunday, January 12, 2013.


University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) North Oshawa Campus


GO Transit
93 Durham College / UOIT - Scarborough

Wednesday, December 19 is the last day this year that GO operates buses along the route.

Regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

By canceling service along this route during the holidays, GO also decreases service for passengers traveling to and from the Durham College’s North Oshawa Campus.

52 Oshawa - York U

52 branch

Wednesday, December 19 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave the Harry W. Arthurs Common on York University’s Keele Campus at 8:15 and 9:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually arrive on the Durham College / UOIT campus at 9:14 and 10:10 a.m. and 4:25 p.m. and in the Downtown Oshawa Terminal at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. and 4:40 p.m.)

It’s also the last day this year that it operates the westbound bus that usually leaves downtown Oshawa at 1:35 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The bus arrives on the Durham / UOIT campus at 1:48 p.m. and on the York campus at 2:10 p.m.)

Regular Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

By operating fewer buses along this route during the holidays, GO also decreases service for passengers traveling to and from Durham College’s North Oshawa Campus and York University’s Keele Campus.

52A branch

Thursday, December 6 was the last day this year that GO operated the single eastbound bus that served this branch of the route. (The bus usually left Unionville GO Station bus terminal at 7:10 a.m. Mondays to Fridays and ended its trip on the Durham College / UOIT campus at 7:45 a.m.)


University of Toronto Mississauga Campus


MiWay
110 University express

Mondays to Fridays from Monday, December 24 until Friday, January 4, 2013, except holidays, MiWay operates short-turn buses between the campus and City Centre Terminal midday only - from about 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Regular service resumes Monday, January 2, 2011.


University of Toronto Scarborough Campus

Toronto Transit Commission
38 Highland Creek

(The TTC has not confirmed holiday service levels. This post describes how it’s decreased service during the Christmas and New Year’s season in previous years.)

Since fewer passengers are traveling to and from the college, starting Monday, December 24, the TTC is operating fewer buses along the route Mondays to Fridays from about 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. It also cancels service along the 38A short-turn branch during the holidays.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at each stop west of the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus every 11 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes during morning rush hours. They serve stops west of U of T Scarborough every 10 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes 15 seconds, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. They serve stops west of U of T every 12 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes during afternoon rush hours.

By canceling the 38A branch, the TTC temporarily increases the frequency of service along the route east of U of T. Buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops east of the campus every 11 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, during morning rush hours. They serve the stops every 10 minutes, instead of every 12½ minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. They continue to serve the stops every 12 minutes during afternoon rush hours.

Holiday service ends and regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

Operating fewer TTC buses along this route also affects service for passengers traveling to and from the Centennial College’s Ellesmere Campus.

116 A / E Morningside express / local

(The TTC has not confirmed holiday service levels. This post describes how it’s decreased service during the Christmas and New Year’s season in previous years.)

Since fewer passengers are traveling to and from the college, starting Monday, December 24, the TTC is operating fewer buses along the local / express branch of the route Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 26 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes during morning rush hours. They serve the stops every 18 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 15 minutes during afternoon rush hours.

Holiday service ends and regular service resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

Operating fewer TTC buses along this route also affects service for passengers traveling to and from the Centennial College’s Ellesmere Campus.

























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