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Part 4: TTC revises routes and services,
September 6 -- West



The TTC revises services in western Toronto — the area west of the Humber River — 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 western Toronto: 2 Bloor - Danforth subway; 15 Evans; 30 Lambton; 32 Eglinton West; 36 Finch West; 37 Islington; 44 Kipling South; 45 Kipling local; 45E Kipling express; 49 Bloor West; 50 Burnhamthorpe; 52 Lawrence West; 60 Steeles West; 73 Royal York; 76 Royal York South; 79 Scarlett Rd; 80 Queensway; 96E Wilson express; 111 East Mall; 112 West Mall; 123 Shorncliffe; 191 Highway 27 rocket; 192 Airport rocket; 307 Eglinton West overnight; 309 Finch West overnight; 311 Islington overnight; 315 Evans - Browns Line overnight; 319 Wilson overnight; 332 Eglinton West overnight; 336 Finch West overnight; 337 Islington overnight; 396 Wilson overnight.

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Specifically it’s: introducing new routes; canceling routes; resuming service along branches of routes; canceling a branch of a route; increasing service along routes; decreasing service along a route; 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


332 Eglinton West overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 307 Eglinton West overnight route as 332 Eglinton West overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 32 Eglinton 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.

315 Evans - Browns Line overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC operates buses on this new route, introducing overnight service to about 10,000 south Etobicoke residents who currently are more than a 15-minute walk from night-time transit.

Southbound buses start their trips in Royal York Station, then proceed:

southward along Royal York Road;
westward along Evans Avenue;
northward along The West Mall;
eastward along South Gate and Sherway Gardens Ring Road through Sherway Gardens terminal;
southward along Sherway Gate;
eastward along Evans;
southward along Brown’s Line;
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard West; and then
northward into Long Branch Loop,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips in Long Branch Loop, then proceed:

eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
northward along Brown’s Line;
westward along Evans Avenue;
northward along The West Mall;
eastward along South Gate and Sherway Gardens Ring Road through Sherway Gardens terminal;
southward along Sherway Gate;
eastward along Evans;
northward along Royal York Road; and then
eastward into Royal York Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

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

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.

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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.

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.

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Canceling routes


307 Eglinton West overnight

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 307 Eglinton West overnight route as 332 Eglinton West overnight. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 32 Eglinton West. 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.

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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.

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Resuming service along branches of a routes


191A Highway 27 rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Starting Tuesday, September 8, the TTC resumes operating six trips in each direction Mondays to Tuesday mid-morning between Humber College’s North campus and Kipling Station.

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

112E West Mall express

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Starting Tuesday, September 8, the TTC resumes extra service for passengers traveling to and from Michael Power and St. Joseph Catholic Secondary Schools.

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

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Canceling a branch of a route


30 Lambton

Ending summer service; resuming regular service Labour Day, Monday, September 7 is the last day this year that the TTC operates buses along the 30B branch of the route and extends the route into High Park Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Starting Tuesday, September 8, all buses operate along the 30A branch every day and start and end their trips in High Park Station bus terminal.

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Increasing service along routes


32 Eglinton West

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 32D branch of the route late Monday-to-Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday-and-holiday evenings.

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

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

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops:

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

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

15 Evans

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 schedules for buses operating along the route.

315 Evans - Brown’s Line

Revising and expanding overnight services

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC introduces this new route and new overnight service to south Etobicke.

For the first time, south- and westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers 24 hours a day at stops:

  • on Royal York Road between Bloor Street West and Evans Avenue;
  • on Evans Avenue between Royal York Road and Sherway Gardens;
  • through Sherway Gardens Terminal; and
  • on Brown’s Line between Evans Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard West.

North- and eastbound buses serve stops:

  • on Brown’s Line between Lake Shore Boulevard West and The Queensway;
  • through Sherway Garden Terminal;
  • on Evans Avenue between Sherway Gardens and Royal York Road; and
  • on Royal York Road between Evans Avenue and Bloor Street West.

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191 Highway 27 rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Starting Tuesday, September 8, the TTC again resumes service along the 191A branch of the route Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Buses provide extra service along the route between Humber College’s North campus and Kipling Station.

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

30 Lambton

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 canceling a branch of the route, decreasing service and increasing the frequency of service along the route and revising the path and adjusting the schedule for buses operating along the route at different times of the week.

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80 Queensway

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 80B branch between Sherway Gardens and Humber Loop late Saturday, Sunday and holiday evenings.

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

  • every 30 minutes, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays after about 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.

76 Royal York South

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 76B branch of the route between The Queensway and Royal York Station (via Grand), early Monday-to-Friday evenings and Saturday, Sunday and holiday daytime.

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

  • every 30 minutes, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon.

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

  • every 30 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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

79 Scarlett Rd

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 79B branch of the route between Jane and Pritchard Street and Runnymede Road and St. Clair Avenue West (via St. Clair) late Monday-to-Friday evenings and early Saturday evenings. (This doesn’t quite supply “all-day, every day” service, as buses do not operate along the branch late Saturday evenings or all day Sundays and holidays.)

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

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

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops:

  • every 25 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also increasing and decreasing the frequency of service along the route at different times of the week.

112 West Mall

Restoring “all-day, every day” service

The TTC again operates buses along the 112C branch of the route between Disco Road and Kipling Station early Saturday evenings. This doesn’t quite supply “all-day, every day” service along the branch, since buses do not operate late Saturday, Sunday and holiday evenings.

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

  • every 24 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also increasing service along the express branch of the route.

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Decreasing service along a route


30 Lambton

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Labour Day, Monday, September 7 is the last day this year that the TTC extends the route into High Park Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Starting Tuesday, September 8, all buses start and end their trips in High Park Station bus terminal.

These stops have no transit service after Labour Day:

  • on West Drive south of Bloor Street West and beside the swimming pool and baseball field,
  • on Colborne Lodge Drive at Centre Road, beside the swimming pool and at Bloor Street West.

The TTC is also canceling a branch of the route, increasing service and increasing the frequency of service along the route and revising the path and adjusting the schedules for buses operating along the route.

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Increasing the frequency of service along routes


2 Bloor - Danforth subway

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC operates more trains along the line, decreasing the frequency of service Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, trains drop off or pick up passengers at stations along the line:

  • every 2 minutes 21 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes 40 seconds, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 2 minutes 31 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes 51 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.
50 Burnhamthorpe

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 or pick up passengers at stops along the route:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 13½ minutes.
111 East Mall

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 or pick up passengers:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes.
32 Eglinton 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 10 seconds, instead of every 5½ minutes, on Eglinton Avenue West west of Keele Street / Trethewey Drive and on Trethewey between Jane Street and Eglinton West;
  • every 10 minutes 20 seconds, instead of every 11 minutes, on Emmet Avenue;
  • every 2 minutes 4 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes 10 seconds, on Eglinton West between Trethewey / Keele and Eglinton West Station; and
  • every 5 minutes 10 seconds, instead of every 5½ minutes on Eglinton West east of Eglinton West Station.

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

The TTC increases service levels. Passengers can expect a bus to arrive at all stops on Eglinton Avenue West at most every 10 minutes at all times of the week, except overnight.

On Eglinton Avenue West west of Jane Street, starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops every 10 minutes

  • instead of every 15 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • instead of every 11 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • instead of every 18 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • instead of every 24 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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

  • instead of every 13 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • instead of every 12 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 10, the buses serve the stops every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 15 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • instead of every 11 minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • instead of every 16 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • instead of every 14 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

On Trethewey Drive, starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops every 10 minutes

  • instead of every 15 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • instead of every 11 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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

  • instead of every 13 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • instead of every 12 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 10, the buses serve the stops every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 15 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.

The TTC is also increasing service along the route.

With all these changes, though, passengers traveling along Eglinton Avenue West east of Keele Street / Trethewey Drive still benefit from more frequent service at most times of the week except overnight.

Between Keele / Trethewey and Eglinton West Station,

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

  • every 4 minutes 17 seconds, instead of every 7 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 4 minutes 19 seconds, from about noon until 7 p.m.
  • every 5 minutes 27 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 5 minutes 27 seconds, instead of every 12 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops:

  • every 2 minutes 4 seconds, instead of every 2 minutes 10 seconds, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 3 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes 20 seconds, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 17 seconds, instead of every 6 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 10, buses serve the stops:

  • every 4 minutes 8 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 43 seconds, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 5 minutes 27 seconds, instead of every 6 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 5 minutes 27 seconds, instead of every 7 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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15 Evans

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 12½ minutes, instead of every 17 minutes.

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

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.
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.

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191 Highway 27 rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

The TTC is operating 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 along the route:

  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 15 seconds.

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 along the route:

  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The TTC is also resuming service along a branch of the route.

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.
45E Kipling 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 afternoon rush hours.

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

  • every 7 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 8½ minutes.

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

45 Kipling 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 during afternoon rush hours.

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

  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes on Kipling Avenue north of Belfield Road;
  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes on Belfield west of Kipling; and
  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes **on Kipling south of Belfield.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service along the express branch.

44 Kipling South

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

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, during morning rush hours; and > + every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

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 along the route:

  • every 4 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 6 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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30 Lambton

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Labour Day, Monday, September 7 is the last day this year that the TTC extends the route into High Park Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Starting Tuesday, September 8, all buses start and end their trips in High Park Station bus terminal.

The shorter trip results in more frequent service along the route late Saturday mornings and Saturday afternoons.

Starting Saturday, September 11, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Saturdays from about 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

The TTC is also canceling a branch, increasing and decreasing service along the route at different times of the week and adjusting the schedule for buses operating along the route.

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52 Lawrence West

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

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

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

  • every 18 minutes, instead of every 21 minutes, north of Toronto Pearson International Airport;
  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, on Airport and Dixon Roads south and east of the airport;
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes on The Westway west of Royal York Road;
  • every 3 minutes, instead of every 3½ minutes, on Lawrence Avenue West between Scarlett Road and Lawrence West Station; and
  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, east of Lawrence West Station.

The buses serve stops during afternoon rush hours:

  • every 16½ minutes, instead of every 19½ minutes, north of the airport;
  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 6½ minutes, on Airport and Dixon Roads south and east of the airport;
  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 13 minutes, on The Westway west of Royal York;
  • every 2 minutes 45 seconds , instead of every 3 minutes 15 seconds, on Lawrence West between Scarlett and Lawrence West Station; and
  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 6½ minutes, east of Lawrence West Station.
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.

76 Royal York South

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 during morning rush hours:

  • every 3 minutes 55 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes, north of The Queensway; and
  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, south of The Queensway.

They serve the stops during afternoon rush hours:

  • every 4 minutes 17 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes, north of The Queensway; and
  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, south of The Queensway.

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

The TTC increases service levels. Passengers can expect a bus to arrive at stops 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 along the 76A branch of the route between Royal York Station and Lake Shore Boulevard West every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 15 minutes, Sundays and holidays after about 10 p.m.

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

  • instead of every 15 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops every 10 minutes:

  • instead of every 15 minutes Saturdays before about 8 a.m. and after about 7 p.m.

Improving off-peak service

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

Starting Sunday, September 6, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops north of The Queensway:

  • every 6 minutes 55 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops:

  • every 6 minutes 55 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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

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79 Scarlett Rd

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 or pick up passengers at stops:

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, south of St. Clair Avenue West / Runnymede Road and north of Foxwell Street / Scarlett Road:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, between Foxwell / Scarlet and St. Clair West / Runnymede.

Improving off-peak service

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

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of St. Clair Avenue West / Runnymede Road and north of Foxwell Street / Scarlett Road:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

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

  • every 12½ minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also increasing service and decreasing the frequency of service along the route at different times of the week.

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.
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.

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Decreasing the frequency of service along routes


192 Airport rocket

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Fewer passengers travel to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport during fall. The TTC’s operating one more bus along the route to decrease the frequency of service every day.

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

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays before noon and after 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses serve the stops:

  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, Mondays to Fridays before 7 p.m.;
  • every 9 minutes instead of every 7½ minutes, from about 7 until midnight; and
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, after about midnight.

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

  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about noon until 7 p.m.
79 Scarlett Rd

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops north of Jane Street / Pritchard Street and south of Runnymede Road / St. Clair Avenue West:

  • every 30 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, September 12, buses serve the stops:

  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, Saturdays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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

123 Shorncliffe

Increasing the running time to improve the reliability of services The TTC is increasing the running time - the time drivers need to complete a round trip along the route - to provide more reliable service to passengers Monday-to-Friday daytime.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of North Queen and The East Mall:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 18 minutes, before about 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays; and
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 18 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The buses serve stops north of North Queen / East Mall

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, before about 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays; and
  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

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Revising the path for buses operating along a route


30B Lambton

Ending summer service; resuming regular service

Labour Day, Monday, September 7 is the last day this year that the TTC operates buses into High Park, cancelling seasonal service along the 30B branch.

Starting Tuesday, September 8, all buses operate along the 30A branch and start and end their trips in High Park Station bus terminal.

The TTC is also increasing and decreasing service along the route at different times of the week, increasing the frequencyof service along the route and adjusting the schedule for buses operating along the route at different times of the week.

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Revising seasonal services along routes


192 Airport rocket

Fewer passengers travel to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport during the summer, so the TTC’s decreasing the frequency of service along the route.

30 Lambton

Fewer passengers travel to and from High Park in the fall, so the TTC is no longer extending the route into the park Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

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Adjusting the schedules for buses operating along routes


49 Bloor West

Labour Day, Monday, September 7 is the last day that the TTC interlines at Kipling Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 30 Lambton route all day Sundays and holidays.

15 Evans

Starting Sunday, September 6, the TTC interlines at Royal York Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 48 Rathburn route after about 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays.

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

30 Lambton

Labour Day, Monday, September 7 is the last day that the TTC interlines at Kipling Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 49 Bloor West route all day Sundays and holidays.

The TTC is also canceling a branch of the route, increasing and decreasing service and increasing the frequency of service along the route and revising the path for buses operating along the route.

48 Rathburn

Starting Sunday, September 6, the TTC interlines at Royal York Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 15 Evans route after about 10 p.m. Sundays and holidays. It no longer interlines the buses with the 73 **Royal York route.

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

76 Royal York South

Starting Sunday, September 6, the TTC no longer interlines at Royal York Station buses operating along the route with buses operating along the 48 Rathburn route.

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

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Making other changes to service along routes


307 Eglinton West
332 Eglinton West

Starting early Labour Day, Monday, September 7, the TTC renumbers the current 307 Eglinton West route as 332 Eglinton West. The new number reflects the daytime route number, 32 Eglinton West. 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.

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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