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Part 3: TTC revises routes and services,
September 6 -- North



The TTC revises services in northern Toronto — the area north of Highway 401 between the Humber River and Victoria Park Avenue — starting Sunday, September 5.


Sources:

  • TTC: “Service Changes”, here.
  • TTC: “Service Summary - June 21, 2015 - September 5, 2015”, here. (.pdf)
  • TTC: “Service Summary - September 5, 2015 - October 12, 2015”, here. (.pdf)
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Service Changes Effective September 5, 2015” here.

The TTC is revising service along these routes in northern Toronto:

1 Yonge - University subway; 7 Bathurst; 10 Van Horne; 11 Bayview; 24 Victoria Park; 25 Don Mills; 29 Dufferin; 35 Jane; 36 Finch West; 37 Islington; 39 Finch East; 41 Keele; 42 Cummer; 51 Leslie; 60 Steeles West; 61 Avenue Rd North; 84 Sheppard West; 85 Sheppard East; 89 Weston; 96 Wilson; 98 Willowdale - Senlac; 101 Downsview Park; 104 Faywood; 105 Dufferin North; 106 York University; 108 Downsview; 117 Alness; 120 Calvington; 165 Weston Rd North; 167 Pharmacy North; 169 Huntingwood; 190 Scarborough Centre rocket; 195 Jane rocket; 196 York University rocket;199 Finch rocket; 303 Don Mills overnight; 308 Finch East overnight; 309 Finch West overnight; 319 Wilson overnight; 325 Don Mills overnight; 329 Dufferin overnight; 336 Finch West overnight; 339 Finch East overnight; 341 Keele overnight; 384 Sheppard West overnight; 396 Wilson overnight.

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Specifically it’s: introducing new routes; canceling routes; increasing service along routes; decreasing service along routes; increasing the frequency of service along routes; decreasing the frequency of service along routes; revising the paths for buses operating along routes; revising seasonal service along routes, adjusting the schedules for buses operating along routes; and making other changes to services along routes.

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Introducing new routes


325 Don Mills overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC revises and renumbers the former 303 Don Mills route, extending service along Pape, Riverdale and Carlaw Avenues to Eastern Avenue.

Southbound buses operate along the current 303 Don Mills overnight route to Pape and Danforth Avenues, then proceed:

southward along Pape;
westward along Riverdale Avenue;
southward along Carlaw Avenue;
eastward along Queen Street East; and then
southward along Pape Avenue to Eastern Avenue,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Pape Avenue north of Eastern Avenue, then proceed:

westward along Eastern;
northward along Carlaw Avenue;
eastward along Riverdale Avenue; and then
northward along Pape to Danforth Avenue,
resuming the current 303 Don Mills overnight route northward along Pape.

Streetcars operating along the new 304 King overnight route replace 303 Don Mills overnight service on Broadview Avenue south of Danforth Avenue.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

339 Finch East overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 308 Finch East overnight route as 339 Finch East overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 39 Finch East. Otherwise the route and service remains the same.

336 Finch West overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 309 Finch West overnight route as 336 Finch West overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 36 Finch West. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

337 Islington overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 311 Islington overnight route as 337 Islington overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 37 Islington. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

341 Keele overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC introduces this route, providing new overnight service along Keele Street and to and from York University’s Keele campus.

Buses operating along the new route follow the path of daytime service along the 41A Keele route between the university and Keele Station.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

384 Sheppard West overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC introduces this new overnight route. Buses follow the path of daytime service along the 84B Sheppard West route between Sheppard - Yonge Station and Weston Road, looping along Bradstock and Rivalda Roads.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

396 Wilson overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 319 Wilson overnight route as 396 Wilson overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 96 Wilson. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

395 York Mills overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC revises and renumbers the current 321 York Mills via Neilson route, extending service to the bus loop on the northeast corner of Meadowvale and Sheppard Avenue East.

The revised route introduces new overnight service to east-central Scarborough.

Eastbound buses operate along the current 321 York Mills - Neilson overnight route to Ellesmere and Neilson Roads, then proceed:

eastward along Ellesmere;
southeastward along Military Trail;
westward into the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus loop; then continuing
northwestward along Military Trail;
eastward along Ellesmere;
northward along Meadowvale Road; and then
eastward into Meadowvale loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound routing.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route every 30 minutes from about 2 until 5 a.m.

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Canceling routes


303 Don Mills overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Early Sunday, September 6 is the last day that the TTC operates buses along the route. It’s replacing service north of Danforth Avenue with the new 325 Don Mills route and south of Danforth with the new 304 King route.

308 Finch East overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 308 Finch East overnight route as 339 Finch East overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 39 Finch East. Otherwise the route and service remains the same.

309 Finch West overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 309 Finch West overnight route as 336 Finch West overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 36 Finch West. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

311 Islington overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 311 Islington overnight route as 337 Islington overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 37 Islington. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

319 Wilson overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 319 Wilson overnight route as 396 Wilson overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 96 Wilson. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

321 York Mills via Neilson overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Early Sunday, September 6 is the last day that the TTC operates buses along the route. It’s replacing it with the new 395 York MIlls overnight route and extending it to operate along Ellesmere and Meadowvale Roads to Sheppard Avenue East. Buses operating along the new 334 Eglinton East overnight route replace current 321 service along Neilson Road.

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Increasing service along routes


120 Calvington

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

TTC buses again serve the route late evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 30 minutes, evenings after about 10 p.m.
42 Cummer

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

TTC buses again serve the 42A branch of the route between Middlefield Road and Finch Station at all times of the week except overnight.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the branch:

  • every 15 minutes from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.;
  • every 20 minutes from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 30 minutes after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve stops along the branch:

  • every 20 minutes Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, the buses serve the stops

  • every 20 minutes before about 8 a.m. Saturdays;
  • every 30 minutes from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 24 minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 15 minutes from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes after about 10 p.m.

The TTC continues to provide extra service west of Kennedy Road at many times of the week along the 42B branch of the route. Buses serving the 42B branch short-turn in an off-street loop on McNicoll Avenue just east of Kennedy Road. Buses serve the branch Mondays to Fridays before about 7 p.m. and Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service along the route.

325 Don Mills overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services Early Labour Day, Monday, September 6, the TTC replaces the current 303 Don Mills route with this new route, introducing new overnight service between Pape and Danforth Avenues and Eastern and Carlaw Avenues.

For the first time, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers 24 hours a day at stops:

  • on Pape Avenue between Danforth and Riverdale Avenues and between Queen Street East and Eastern Avenue;
  • on Riverdale Avenue between Pape and Carlaw Avenues; and
  • on Carlaw Avenue between Riverdale Avenue and Queen Street East.

Northbound buses serve stops 24 hours a day:

  • on Carlaw Avenue between Eastern and Riverdale Avenues;
  • on Riverdale Avenue between Carlaw and Pape Avenues; and
  • on Pape Avenue between Riverdale and Danforth Avenues.

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29 Dufferin

Ending summer service, resuming regular service

The TTC again operates buses along the 29C branch to and from Princes’ Gate Loop Mondays to Fridays during rush hours and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays before about 7 p.m.

Southbound buses again drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • on Saskatchewan Road east of Dufferin Street,
  • on Manitoba Drive east of Saskatchewan Road, at Nova Scotia Avenue and across from Exhibition Loop and
  • in Princes’ Gate Loop.

Northbound buses again drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • in Princes’ Gate Loop,
  • on Princes’ Boulevard beside the Direct Energy Centre,
  • on Nunavut Road north of Princes’ Boulevard,
  • on Manitoba Drive across from Nova Scotia Avenue and
  • on Saskatchewan Road west of Manitoba Drive and at Dufferin Street.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the branch:

  • every 11 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 6 minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 3 minutes 40 seconds, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve stops along the branch:

  • every 4 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours; and
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops

  • every 7½ minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 5 minutes 15 seconds, from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 3 minutes 15 seconds, from about noon until 7 p.m.
329 Dufferin overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC extends the route further north, introducing new overnight service to central North York.

For the first time, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers 24 hours a day at stops:

  • on Dufferin Street and William R. Allen Road between Steeles and Sheppard Avenue West;
  • on Sheppard Avenue West, between William R. Allen Road and Wilson Heights Boulevard; and
  • on Wilson Heights Boulevard between Sheppard Avenue West and Wilson Avenue.

Northbound buses serve stops 24 hours a day:

  • on Wilson Heights Boulevard between Wilson Avenue and Sheppard Avenue West;
  • on Sheppard Avenue West between Wilson Heights Boulevard and William R. Allen Road;
  • on William R. Allen Road between Sheppard Avenue West and Dufferin Street;
  • on Dufferin Street between William R. Allen Road and Gerry Fitzgerald Drive; and
  • on Gerry Fitzgerald Drive between Dufferin Street and Steeles Avenue West.
105 Dufferin North

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the route late Sunday-and-holiday evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 30 minutes Sundays and holidays after about 10 p.m.

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39 Finch East

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 39B branch of the route between Old Finch Avenue and Finch Station Mondays to Fridays and Saturdays before about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses operate drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the branch:

  • every 19½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 16 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve stops along the branch:

  • every 14 minutes Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 12 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service along local and express branches of the route.

169 Huntingwood

Restoring “all-day, every day” service The TTC again operates buses along the route all day Sundays and holidays, late Monday-to-Friday evenings and Saturday evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve stops along the route:

  • every 30 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops:

  • every 30 minutes, Saturdays after about 7 p.m.

With these changes, buses operate along the 169A branch (via Van Horne) of the route at all times of the week, except Mondays to Fridays during rush hours. Buses serve the 10 Van Horne route only during rush hours.

341 Keele overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC introduces this new route and new overnight service to York University, Downsview and west-end Toronto.

For the first time, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers 24 hours a day at stops:

  • on Keele Street between York Boulevard and Rogers Road and between Weston Road and Bloor Street West;
  • on Rogers Road between Keele Street and Weston Road; and
  • on Weston Road between Rogers Road and Keele Street.

Northbound buses serve stops

  • on Keele Street between Bloor Street West and St. Clair Avenue West and between Rogers Road and York Boulevard;
  • on Old Weston Road between St. Clair Avenue West and Rogers Road; and
  • on Rogers Road between Old Weston Road and Keele Street.

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51 Leslie

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the route late Sunday-and-holiday evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays after about 10 p.m.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service along the route and adjusting the schedule for buses operating along the route.

167 Pharmacy North

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the route late Monday-to-Friday evenings and early Saturday evenings. It doesn’t quite supply “all-day, every day” service along this route, since it provides no service Saturdays after 10 p.m. or all day Sundays and holidays.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the 167A branch of the route:

  • every 24 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve stops along the 167B branch of the route (via Consumers):

  • every 30 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.
73 Royal York

Starting Tuesday, September 8, the TTC operates buses on new, earlier trips along the 73C branch (via Albion) Monday-to-Friday mornings to reduce crowding on later buses.

The northbound bus leaves Royal York Station at 4:55 a.m. The southbound bus leaves Claireport Drive at 5:36 a.m.

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 73A branch of the route between LaRose Avenue and Royal York Station every evening. This increases the frequency of service along the route south of LaRose.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the branch:

  • every 30 minutes every evening after about 7 p.m.

The TTC is also adjusting the schedules for buses operating along the route.

384 Sheppard West overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC introduces this new route and more overnight service to central North York.

For the first time, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers 24 hours a day at stops:

  • on Bradstock Road between Weston and Rivalda Roads;
  • on Rivalda Road between Bradstock Road and Sheppard Avenue West; and
  • on Sheppard Avenue West between Rivalda Roadand Yonge Street.

Northbound buses serve stops 24 hours a day:

  • on Sheppard Avenue West between Yonge Street and Weston Road; and
  • on Weston Road between Sheppard Avenue West and Bradstock Road.
98 Willowdale - Senlac

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along Willowdale Avenue late Saturday, Sunday and holiday evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the entire route:

  • every 30 minutes, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays after about 10 p.m.
395 York Mills overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC introduces this new route and more overnight service to east central Scarborough.

For the first time, westbound streetcars drop off or pick up passengers 24 hours a day at stops:

  • on Meadowvale Road between Sheppard Avenue East and Ellesmere Road; and
  • on Ellesmere Road between Meadowvale Road and Military Trail.

Eastbound buses serve stops 24 hours a day:

  • on Ellesmere Road between Military Trail and Meadowvale Road; and
  • on Meadowvale Road between Ellesmere Road and Sheppard Avenue East.

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Decreasing service along routes


101 Downsview Park

Ending summer service; resuming regular service Friday, September 4 is the last day this year that the TTC provides Monday-to-Friday service along the route. Starting Saturday, September 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only.

Monday-to-Friday service resumes in 2016.

85 Sheppard East

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Since the Toronto Zoo is closing earlier in September, the TTC is decreasing service to and from the park.

Starting Sunday, September 13, the last buses leave the zoo at about 6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

The TTC is also increasing and decreasing service along the route and making other changes to service along the route.

10 Van Horne

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses operate along the route Mondays to Fridays only during rush hours.

Buses operating along the 169B branch (via Van Horne) of the 169 Huntingwood route drop off and pick up passengers at all route 10 Van Horne stops at all other times of the week, except overnight.

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Increasing the frequency of service along routes


117 Alness

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 13½ minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.
61 Avenue Rd North

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes.

The TTC is also increasing the hours of service along the route.

7 Bathurst

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC is operating one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 9 minutes 10 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes 45 seconds, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 7 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes 15 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.
11 Bayview

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC is operating two more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stopswest of Bayview and Davisville Avenues:

  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes 23 seconds, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

They serve stops north of Bayview and Davisville:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes 45 seconds, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.
42 Cummer

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates two more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • every 5 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 7 minutes, west of Gordon Baker;
  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, between Kennedy and Gordon Baker; and
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 28 minutes, between Middlefield and Kennedy.

The TTC is also increasing service along the route.

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25 Don Mills

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 3 minutes 10 seconds, instead of every 3 minutes 40 seconds, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 3 minutes 40 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes 10 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Sunday-and-holiday mornings and early evenings, early Monday-to-Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons and early evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 6 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 7 minutes 45 seconds, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve stops along the route:

  • every 6 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 7 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 10, buses serve stops:

  • every 5 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 5½ minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.
108 Downsview

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, north of Arleta Avenue / Grandravine Drive and east of Tuscan Gate / Sheppard Avenue West; and
  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, between Arleta / Grandravine and Tuscan / Sheppard West, where buses operate along the separate 108A and 108B branches.
104 Faywood

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 13 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes.
39A / 39B Finch East local

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates fewer buses along local branches of the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops during morning rush hours:

  • every 3 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes, west of Neilson Road; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, east of Neilson.

They serve stops during afternoon rush hours:

  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 5½ minutes, west of Neilson; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 16½ minutes, east of Neilson.

The TTC is also increasing service along a local branch and increasing the frequency of service along express branches of the route.

39C / 39F Finch East local / express

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates fewer buses along the express / local branches of the route between Seneca College and Finch Station, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 11 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC is also increasing service and increasing the frequency of service along local branches of the route.

199 Finch rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 5 minutes.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday midday and Saturday daytime.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes 45 seconds, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve stops along the route:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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36 Finch West

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC is operating two more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • every 5 minutes 20 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 50 seconds, west of Milvan Drive / Rumike Road; and
  • every 3 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 3 minutes 50 seconds, east of Weston Road.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service early Sunday-and-holiday evenings, Monday-to-Friday midday and Saturday afternoons and early evenings..

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the entire route:

  • every 7 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve stops along the route:

  • every 5 minutes 20 seconds, instead of every 5 minute 50 seconds, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5½ minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.
37 Islington

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off and pick up passengers at stops during morning rush hours:

  • every 4½ minutes , instead of every 5 minutes 15 seconds, on Islington Avenue south of Bergamot Avenue;
  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, on Islington north of Bergamot; and
  • every 18 minutes, instead of every 21 minutes, on Bergamot and Rexdale Boulevard west of Islington.

The buses serve stops during afternoon rush hours:

  • every 5 minutes 20 seconds , instead of every 6 minutes, south of Islington and Bergamot;
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, on Islington north of Bergamot; and
  • buses serve stops every 16 minutes, instead of every 18 minutes on Bergamot and Rexdale west of Islington.
35 Jane

Expanding the “ten-minutes-or-better” route network

The TTC increases service levels. Passengers can expect a bus to arrive at stops south of Jane Street and Shoreham Drive at most every 10 minutes at all times of the week, except overnight.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of Jane / Shoreham every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 11 minutes Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • instead of every 10½ minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 11 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

North of Jane / Shoreham, where buses operate along the separate 35B (via Pioneer Village) and 35C (via Peter Kaiser) branches, starting Sunday, September 6, buses serve the stops every 20 minutes:

  • instead of every 22 minutes Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • instead of every 21 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 22 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday midday.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of Jane / Shoreham:

  • every 6 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

North of Jane / Shoreham, where buses operate along the separate 35B (via Pioneer Village) and 35C (via Peter Kaiser) branches, buses serve the stops

  • every 18 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 24 minutes, along the 35B branch; and
  • every 6 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, along the 35C branch.
41 Keele local

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates fewer buses along the local branch of the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route

  • every 10 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 11½ minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 10 minutes 45 seconds , instead of every 11 minutes 45 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

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51 Leslie

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more bus along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 17½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC is also increasing service along the route and adjusting the schedules for buses operating along the route.

73 Royal York

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 73A branch of the route between LaRose Avenue and Royal York Station every evening after 7 p.m.

By restoring this service, it also increases the frequency of service along Royal York Road south of LaRose Avenue.

Starting Sunday, September 5, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of LaRose:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays after about 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

The TTC is also adjusting the schedules for buses operating along the route.

190 Scarborough rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates two more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route

  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 6½ minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes 15 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.
85 Sheppard East

Expanding the “ten-minutes-or-better” route network
Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Saturday, Sunday and holiday evenings.

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops Sundays and holidays after about 7 p.m.:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, east of Meadowvale Road.
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, between Meadowvale and Don Mills Station; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, west of Don Mills Station;

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve stops Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.:

  • every 16 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, east of Meadowvale Road; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, between Meadowvale and Don Mills Station.

They serve the stops after about 10 p.m.:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, east of Meadowvale Road.
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, **between Meadowvale and Don Mills Station; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, west of Don Mills Station;

The TTC is also decreasing service and decreasing the frequency of service along the route and making other changes to service along the route.

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84 Sheppard West

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday evenings.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.
60 Steeles West local

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along local branches of the route, increasing the frequency of service Monday-to-Friday midday.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at stops:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 9 minuteswest of Keele Street; and
  • every 3&frac; minutes, instead of every 4½ minutes, east of Keele Street.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service early Monday-to-Friday evenings.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.:

  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, west of Keele Street; and
  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, east of Keele.
24 Victoria Park

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops during morning rush hours:

  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, **north of Victoria Park Avenue / Consumers Road;
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, **west of Victoria Park / Consumers; and
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes 40 seconds, south of Victoria Park / Consumers.

They serve the stops during afternoon rush hours:

  • every 7 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, **north of Victoria Park Avenue / Consumers Road;
  • every 14½ minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, **west of Victoria Park / Consumers; and
  • every 4 minutes 50 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 20 seconds, south of Victoria Park / Consumers.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service early Monday-to-Friday evenings.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of Steeles Avenue East:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also decreasing the frequency of service along another part of the route.

89 Weston

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service early Monday-to-Friday evenings.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 8 minutes 40 seconds, instead of every 9½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also decreasing the frequency of service along the route at another time of the week.

165 Weston Rd North

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates three more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • every 40 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 46 minutes 40 seconds, north of Major Mackenzie Drive West;
  • every 20 minutes 7 seconds, instead of every 23 minutes 20 seconds, between Major Mackenzie West and Steeles Avenue West; and
  • every 5 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 6 minutes 40 seconds, south of Steeles West.
96E Wilson express

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along the express branch of the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 23 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 19 minutes, instead of every 23 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.
1 Yonge - University subway

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates one more train along the line, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during afternoon rush hours.

Trains drop off or pick up passengers at stations along the line:

  • every 2 minutes 31 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes 40 seconds.
106 York University

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 9½ minutes, instead of every 11 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

Improving off-peak service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Saturday afternoons.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m.
196 York University rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more buses along the route, increasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays before about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of Downsview Station:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, until about 10:20 a.m.; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, from about 3 until 7 p.m.

They serve stops north and west of Downsview Station:

  • every 2½ minutes, instead of every 4½ minutes, until about 10:20 a.m.;
  • every 2½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, from about 10:20 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 2½ minutes, instead of every 4 minutes, from about 3 until 7 p.m.; and,
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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Decreasing the frequency of service along routes


85 Sheppard East

Improving the reliability of services Starting Saturday, September 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops west of Don Mills Station:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also decreasing service, increasing the frequency of service and making other changes to service along the route.

89 Weston

Adding more running time to schedules

Increasing the running time increases the reliability of service to passengers, but also decreases the frequency of the service.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 9½ minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 7 minutes 15 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service along the route at different time of the week.

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Revising seasonal services along routes


101 Downsview Park

Fewer passengers travel to and from the park in the fall, so the TTC’s decreasing the hours of service for the route. Buses only operate along the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

85 Sheppard East

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Since the Toronto Zoo is closing earlier in September, the TTC is decreasing service to and from the park.

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Adjusting the schedules for buses operating along routes


61 Avenue Rd North

Starting Sunday, September 6, the TTC interlines at Eglinton Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 51 Leslie route after about 10 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

The TTC is also increasing the hours of service and increasing the frequency of service along the route.

51 Leslie

Starting Sunday, September 6, the TTC interlines at Eglinton Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 61 Avenue Rd North route after about 10 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

The TTC is also increasing the hours of service and increasing the frequency of service along the route.

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Making other changes to service along routes


303 Don Mills overnight
325 Don Mills overnight

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 303 Don Mills overnight route as 325 Don Mills overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 25 Don Mills. The TTC is also revising the path for buses operating along the route.

308 Finch East overnight
339 Finch East overnight

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 308 Finch East overnight route as 339 Finch East overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 39 Finch East. Otherwise the route and service remains the same.

309 Finch West
336 Finch West

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 309 Finch West route as 336 Finch West. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 36 Finch West. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

311 Islington
337 Islington

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 311 Islington route as 337 Islington. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 37 Islington. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

85 Sheppard East

Starting Saturday, September 12, the TTC operates 18-metre (60-foot) articulated - or “bendy” - Novabus LFS vehicles east of Don Mills Station all day Saturdays.

The TTC is also decreasing service and increasing and decreasing the frequency of service along the route.

319 Wilson
396 Wilson

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 319 Wilson route as 396 Wilson. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 96 Wilson. Otherwise, the route and service remains the same.

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