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TTC revises routes and services, starting October 10



The TTC is again revising its routes and services, starting Sunday, October 10.

It’s introducing two new Monday-to-Friday rush-hour express routes:

  • 943 Kennedy express; and
  • 968 Warden express.

It’s also increasing the hours of service for three other express routes:

  • 929 Dufferin express;
  • 953 Steeles East express; and
  • 960 Steeles West express.

Since the TTC’s improving express services, it’s also reducing service along parallel local routes:

  • 29 Dufferin;
  • 43 Kennedy;
  • 53 Steeles East;
  • 60 Steeles West; and
  • 68 Warden.

It’s making major changes to the 121 Fort York - Esplanade route. It’s cancelling all service west of Union Station, but extending the path for buses along the route further eastward to Bridgepoint Health near Gerrard Street East and Broadview Avenue. It’s naming the revised route the 121 Esplanade - River route.

It’s also extending the 95A York Mills route further eastward to the area of Kingston Road / Sheppard Avenue East / Port Union Road.


Sources:

  • TTC: “TTC Service Changes”, here.
  • Steve Munro: “TTC Service Changes, October 10, 2021”, here.


The TTC is revising service along these routes: 8 Broadview; 14 Glencairn; 20 Cliffside; 22 Coxwell; 23 Dawes; 24 Victoria Park; 28 Bayview South; 29 Dufferin; 30 High Park; 32 Eglinton West; 34 Eglinton East; 43 Kennedy; 51 Leslie; 53 Steeles West; 56 Leaside; 60 Steeles West; 68 Warden; 69 Warden South; 70 O’Connor; 73 Royal York; 86 Scarborough; 88 South Leaside; 95 York Mills; 97 Yonge; 113 Danforth; 121 Esplanade - River; 121 Fort York - Esplanade; 176 Bluffers Park; 301 Queen overnight; 301L Queen - Long Branch overnight shuttle buses; 501 Queen; 501H Queen - Humber shuttle buses; 501L Queen - Long Branch shuttle buses; 501N Queen - Neville Park shuttle buses; 929 Dufferin express; 937 Islington express; 943 Kennedy express; 953 Steeles East express; 960 Steeles West express; 968 Warden express.

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Specifically, the TTC is: introducing new routes; cancelling a temporary route; cancelling branches of 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 along routes; revising seasonal services; and making other changes to service along routes.

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Introducing new routes


943 Kennedy express

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is introducing this new Monday-to-Friday rush-hour route, paralleling local service along the 43 Kennedy route. Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops every 10 minutes.

Southbound buses serve passengers at stops

  • on Midland Avenue beyond Steeles Avenue East,
  • on Kennedy Road at McNicoll Avenue, Finch and Sheppard Avenues East, across from Village Green Square, beyond Antrim Crescent and Glamorgan Avenue and at Ellesmere Road and Lawrence Avenue East and
  • in Kennedy Station bus terminal.

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Northbound buses serve passengers

  • in Kennedy Station bus terminal,
  • on Kennedy Road at Lawrence Avenue East, Ellesmere Road and Progress Avenue, across from Antrim Crescent and at Village Green Square, Sheppard and Finch Avenues East, McNicoll Avenue and Steeles Avenue East and
  • on Midland Avenue beyond Steeles Avenue East.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Kennedy corridor. Since local buses along route 43 also serve passengers at route 943 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

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501N Queen - Neville Park shuttle buses

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC introduces this new temporary shuttle-bus route, replacing 501 Queen streetcar service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue.

Westbound buses start their trips in Neville Park Loop, then proceed:

westward along Queen Street East;
southward along Leslie Street;
westward along Commissioners Street; and then
northward into Lakeshore Garage,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Neville Park Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch and Beech Avenues, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva, Bellefair, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues, Lockwood and Kingston Roads, Coxwell Avenue, Woodfield Road and Greenwood and Alton Avenues,
  • on Leslie Street beyond Queen Street East and at Eastern Avenue, Lake Shore Boulevard East and Commissioners Street,
  • on Commissioners Street beside #600 Commissioners,
  • in Lakeshore Garage loop and
  • at the Wheel-Trans exit onto Commissioners Street.

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Eastbound buses start their trips in Lakeshore Garage at the Wheel-Trans exit onto Commissioners Street, then proceed:

eastward along Commissioners;
northward along Leslie Street;
eastward along Queen Street East; and then
southward into Neville Park Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • at the Wheel-Trans exit onto Commissioners Street from Lakeshore Garage,
  • on Commissioners Street beside #s 545 and 565 Commissioners;
  • on Leslie Street across from Commissioners and Moseley Streets and at Eastern Avenue,
  • on Queen Street East across from Alton and Greenwood Avenues, at Woodfield Road, Coxwell, Eastern, Sarah Ashbridge and Woodbine Avenues, across from Elmer and Bellefair Avenues and at Wineva Avenue, Glen Manor Drive, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

Starting Sunday, October 10, the buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 10 minutes Sundays and holidays before about noon;
  • every 7½ minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 10 minutes after about 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 7½ minutes Mondays to Fridays before about 7 p.m.; and
  • every 10 minutes after about 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 10 minutes Saturdays before about noon;
  • every 7½ minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 10 minutes after about 7 p.m.

By operating the temporary 501N shuttle-bus route, the TTC increases and decreases the frequency of service on Queen Street East east of Leslie Street.

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968 Warden express

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is introducing this new Monday-to-Friday rush-hour route, paralleling local service along the 68 Warden route. Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops every 10 minutes.

Southbound buses serve passengers at stops

  • in Warden / Steeles loop,
  • on Warden Avenue at Steeles Avenue East, McNicoll Avenue, Finch and Sheppard Avenues East, Ellesmere Road, Lawrence Avenue East, Ashtonbee Road, Eglinton Avenue East, Comstock Road and Fairfax Crescent and
  • in Warden Station bus terminal.

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Northbound buses serve passengers:

  • in Warden Station bus terminal,
  • on Warden Avenue at Deans Drive, Comstock Road, Eglinton Avenue East, Ashtonbee Road, Lawrence Avenue East, Ellesmere Road, Sheppard and Finch Avenues East, McNicoll Avenue and Steeles Avenue East and
  • in Warden / Steeles loop.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Warden corridor. Since local buses along route 68 also serve passengers at route 968 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

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Cancelling a temporary route


301L Queen - Long Branch overnight shuttle bus

Sunday, October 10 is the last day that buses operate along the route.

Westbound buses along the 301 Queen overnight route replace route 301L buses west of Queen Street East / River Street.

TTC streetcars along other routes replace other westbound 301L stops:

Gerrard Street East at St. Matthews Road and River Street: 306 Carlton overnight.

The TTC no longer provides overnight service to these westbound 301L stops:

  • Gerrard Street East beyond Broadview Avenue; and
  • River Street at Dundas and Queen Streets East.

Eastbound buses along the 301 Queen overnight route replace route 301L buses west of Queen Street East / Broadview Avenue.

TTC streetcars along other routes replace other westbound 301L stops:

  • Broadview Avenue at Dundas Street East and across from Mountstephen Street: 304 King overnight.

The TTC no longer provides overnight service to this westbound 301L stop:

  • Gerrard Street East beyond Broadview Avenue.

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Cancelliing branches of routes


121 Esplanade - River

Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11 is the last day that buses along the former 121 Fort York - Esplanade route operate between Ontario Place and Cherry Beach during late spring, summer and early fall. The TTC usually designates this service as the 121D branch of the route.

Since the TTC is shortening the path in the west end of the route and extending it in the east, it may no longer provide seasonal service to and from Ontario Place in 2022. However, it will serve passengers travelling to and from Cherry Beach next year — but along another route.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service and making another change to service along the route.

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70B O’Connor

Friday, October 8 was the last day that the TTC operates buses along the 70B branch (Eglinton Square - Coxwell Stn) of the route Mondays to Fridays and Sundays and holidays after about 10 p.m. Starting Sunday, October 10, all late-evening buses operate along the 70A branch (Pharmacy - Coxwell Stn) of the route.

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

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Increasing service along routes


929 Dufferin express

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC is introducing new Sunday-and-holiday service along the route. Buses drop off or pick up passengers at express stops on the route every 10 minutes from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Dufferin corridor. Since local buses along the 29 Dufferin route also serve passengers at route 929 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

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70A O’Connor

The TTC is cancelling service along the 70B branch (Eglinton Square - Coxwell Stn) of the route. Instead, all late-evening buses operate along the 70A branch (Pharmacy - Coxwell Stn).

Starting Sunday, October 10, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at 70A stops Mondays to Fridays and Sundays and holidays after about 10 p.m.:

  • on Craigton Drive at Pharmacy Avenue,
  • on Pharmacy Avenue at Eglinton Avenue East,
  • on Eglinton Square at Victoria Park Avenue and
  • on O’Connor Drive at Cranborne and Sunrise Avenues.

Northbound buses serve passengers during those times at stops:

  • on Victoria Park Avenue at Eglinton Avenue East and beyond Eglinton Avenue East and
  • on Craigton Drive beyond Eglinton Avenue East, across from Rannock Street and at Pharmacy Avenue.

The TTC is also decreasing service along the route.

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953 Steeles East express

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC is introducing new service along the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and Monday-to-Friday midday and early evenings.

During these times, all express buses operate along the 953A branch of the route to and from Staines Road. They also operate along Yonge Street and Steeles Avenue East west of Bayview Avenue. (Mondays to Fridays during afternoon rush hours, buses along the 953 route operate along Bishop Avenue and Bayview to and from Steeles East.)

Buses along the 953A branch drop off or pick up passengers at all local stops east of Markham Road, so the TTC is cancelling local service along the 53B Steeles East branch during the new times of operation for the 953A route.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Steeles East corridor. Since local buses along the 53 Steeles East route also serve passengers at route 953 express stops west of Markham Road, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

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960 Steeles West express

The TTC is introducing new weekend service along the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Buses operate along the 960D branch of the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • every 10 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 8 minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 9 minutes Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 8 minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.

Express buses replace local service along the 60D Steeles West route. Weekend and mornings and afternoons, buses along the new express route offer passengers travelling along Steeles Avenue West more frequent service.

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95 York Mills

The TTC is extending the path of the 95A branch of the route so that buses operate to and from Sheppard Avenue East / Kingston Road.

Starting Sunday, October 10, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at new stops (for this route)

  • on Kingston Road across from Rylander Boulevard and
  • on Sheppard Avenue East at Kingston Road.

Westbound buses pick up passengers at a new stop

  • on Sheppard Avenue East at Kingston Road.

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Decreasing service along routes


121 Esplanade - River

The TTC is both shortening and extending the path for buses along the former 121 Fort York - Esplanade route. Buses operate between Union Station and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare near Gerrard Street East and Broadview Avenue.


Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11 is the last day that buses operate west of Union Station.

Eastbound buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Remembrance Drive at the Ontario Place central entrance,
  • on Fleet Street at Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Fort York Boulevard beyond Bastion Street, at Bathurst Street and across from Capreol Court,
  • on Bremner Boulevard beyond Lower Spadina Avenue and
  • on Front Street West beyond Blue Jays Way and at John and Lower Simcoe Streets.

The TTC has cancelled all service to and from these stops.

Westbound buses no longer serve passengers at stops

  • on Front Street West at Bay Street, beyond Simcoe Street and at John Street,
  • on Blue Jays Way beyond Front Street West,
  • on Bremner Boulevard at Lower Spadina Avenue,
  • on Fort York Boulevard beyond Dan Leckie Way and Bathurst Street, across from Gzowski Street and at Fleet Street and
  • on Remembrance Drive at the Ontario Place administration and central entrances.

The TTC has cancelled all service to and from these stops. It has not announced its plans for Ontario Place service in summer 2022.

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Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11 is also the last day buses operate to and from Cherry Beach.

Westbound buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Cherry Beach Loop,
  • on Cherry Street beyond Unwin Avenue, across from Polson Street and at Commissioners and Villiers Streets and Lake Shore Boulevard East.

TTC buses along another route continue to serve one of these stops.

  • Cherry at Lake Shore East: 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay.

Eastbound buses no longer serve passengers at stops

  • on Cherry Street beyond Mill Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East, across from Villiers and Commissioners Streets, beyond Polson Street and at Unwin Avenue and
  • in Cherry Beach Loop.

TTC buses along another route continue to serve one of these stops.

  • Cherry beyond Lake Shore East: 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay.

The TTC intends to restore service to and from Cherry Beach along another route in May 2022.


The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service and making another change to service along the route.

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70B O’Connor

The TTC is cancelling service along the 70B branch (Eglinton Square - Coxwell Stn) of the route. Instead, all late-evening buses operate along the 70A branch (Pharmacy - Coxwell Stn).

Friday, October 8 is the last day that southbound buses drop off passengers at a stop

  • on Victoria Park Avenue beyond O’Connor Drive.

It’s also the last day that northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Victoria Park Avenue beyond O’Connor Drive and Southmead Road and
  • on Sunrise Avenue beyond Victoria Park Avenue and at O’Connor Drive.

The TTC is also increasing service along the route.

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86 Scarborough

Since the Toronto Zoo has reduced its opening hours for fall and winter, the TTC is cancelling the shuttle service it operated between Zoo and Meadowvale Loops every evening after about 7 p.m.

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53 Steeles East

The TTC is introducing new service along the parallel 953 Steeles East express route, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and Monday-to-Friday midday and early evenings. Since the express buses serve local stops east of Markham Road, the TTC is cancelling local service along the 53A branch of the route during the same time periods. The TTC says that overall, it’s improving service levels along the Steeles East corridor.

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60 Steeles West

The TTC is introducing new weekend service along the 960 Steeles West express route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. To accommodate the new service, it’s also decreasing the hours of service along the 60D branch (Highway 27 - Finch Stn) of the route. Local buses along branch 60D no longer operate Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses only operate along branch 60D Saturdays, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.

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Increasing the frequency of service along routes


900 Airport express

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 6½ minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop serve passengers at stops:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes 15 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers:

  • every 6½ minutes, instead of every 7 minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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28 Bayview South

Construction in the bus terminal at Davisville Station has ended. Buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers on the street, but resume serving them in the terminal. The TTC no longer interlines the buses with the 14 Glencairn route.

Since it has stopped interlining the buses, the TTC is also adjusting the schedules, increasing and decreasing the frequency of service along the route Mondays to Fridays.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, during morning rush hours;

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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8 Broadview

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route late evenings.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, every day after about 10 p.m.

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20 Cliffside

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at stops

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 13 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 21 minutes, instead of every 23 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 23 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 16 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 17 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 22 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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22 Coxwell

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at stops

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 8 minutes 20 seconds, Mondays to Fridays before about 3 p.m.;
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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113 Danforth

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • every 24 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 17 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at stops

  • every 13 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 23 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, during afternoon rush hours;
  • every 17 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 13 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 16 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 21 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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23 Dawes

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 24 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at stops

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 11 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, during afternoon rush hours;
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 11 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 13 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.; and
  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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929 Dufferin express

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC is introducing new Sunday-and-holiday service along the route from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Dufferin corridor. Since local buses along the 29 Dufferin route also serve passengers at route 929 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

At those stops, buses drop off or pick up passengers:

  • every 4 minutes 26 seconds, instead of every 6½ minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 3 minutes 56 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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34 Eglinton East

The TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the route “to meet expected ridership demand on the route” Mondays to Fridays.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of Eglinton Avenue East / Don Mills Road:

  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes, during morning rush hours;
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 6½ minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

The buses serve passengers at stops south of Eglinton East / Don Mills:

  • every 13 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, during morning rush hours.

And, the buses serve passengers at stops west of Eglinton / Don Mills:

  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 37 seconds, during morning rush hours;
  • every 6 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 7½ minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 15 seconds, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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32 Eglinton West

The TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the route to pre-pandemic levels Mondays to Fridays “to meet expected ridership demand on the route” Mondays to Fridays before about 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on Eglinton Avenue West west of Jane Street:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, during morning rush hours;
  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 9½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The buses serve passengers at stops on Emmet Avenue:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The buses serve passengers at stops on Eglinton West between Jane and Trethewey Drive / Keele Street:

  • every 4 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes 15 seconds, during morning rush hours;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 6 minutes 45 seconds, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 38 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The buses serve passengers on Trethewey Drive:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, during morning rush hours;
  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 9½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The buses serve passengers on Eglinton West between Trethewey / Keele and Eglinton West Station:

  • every 2 minutes 51 seconds, instead of every 3 minutes 40 seconds, during morning rush hours;
  • every 3 minutes 25 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes 40 seconds, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 3 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 3½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

And the buses serve passengers on Eglinton West east of Eglinton West Station:

  • every 3½ minutes, instead of every 4 minutes 37 seconds, during morning rush hours;
  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 5 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

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121 Esplanade - River

The TTC is both shortening and extending the path for buses along the former 121 Fort York - Esplanade route. Buses operate between Union Station and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare near Gerrard Street East and Broadview Avenue.

It’s also revising the schedules to accommodate the revised route. Buses operate more frequently than previously during many times of the week.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 18 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 22 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 18 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, during afternoon rush hours;
  • every 24 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 22 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 22 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also making another change to service along the route.

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937 Islington express

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 13 minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours.

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43 Kennedy

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the 43B (Kennedy Stn - Scarborough Ctr Stn via Progress) branch of the route Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours. By increasing the service, the TTC says, it can “provide more service to essential employment areas on Progress Avenue”.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the 43B branch:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes.

The TTC is also decreasing the frequency of service along other parts of the route.

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943 Kennedy express

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is introducing this new Monday-to-Friday rush-hour route, paralleling local service along the 43 Kennedy route.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Kennedy corridor. Since local buses along route 43 also serve passengers at route 943 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

At those stops north of Progress Avenue / Glamorgan Avenue, buses drop off or pick up passengers:

  • every 5 minutes or better, instead of every 10 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 5 minutes or better, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hour.

At express stops south of Progress / Glamorgan, buses serve passengers:

  • every 3 minutes 45 seconds or better, instead of every 10 minutes during morning rush hours; and
  • every 4 minutes 3 seconds or better, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hour.

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56 Leaside

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 26 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 27 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 25 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 16 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, during afternoon rush hours;
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 22 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers:

  • every 21 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every24 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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51 Leslie

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 26 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 27 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
  • every 21 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 26 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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501 Queen

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC shortens the path so that streetcars only operate as far eastward as Russell Carhouse service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue. It’s also increasing and decreasing the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Sunday, October 10, streetcars drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, 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, October 12, the cars serve passengers at stops:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the cars serve passengers:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC introduces the new temporary 501N shuttle-bus route, replacing 501 Queen streetcar service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue.

By operating the temporary shuttle-bus route, the TTC increases and decreases the frequency of service on Queen Street East east of Leslie Street.


Starting Sunday, October 10, transit vehicles drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of Greenwood Avenue:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the vehicles serve passengers at stops:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Mondays to Fridays before about 3 p.m.; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the vehicles serve passengers:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m..

Starting Sunday, October 10, the vehicles drop off or pick up passengers at stops between Greenwood Avenue and Leslie Street:

  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 9½ minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 3 minutes 52 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the vehicles serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 3 minutes 52 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, Mondays to Fridays before about 3 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the vehicles serve passengers:

  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 9½ minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 3 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Buses along the 501H Queen - Humber and 501L Queen - Long Branch routes continue to replace 501 Queen streetcars on the Queen / Queensway / Lake Shore corridor **west of Parliament Street.

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501H Queen - Humber shuttle buses
501L Queen - Long Branch shuttle buses

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route every day.


Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of The Queensway / Windermere Avenue:

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 4 minutes 37 seconds, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at the stops

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 4 minutes 37 seconds, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 3 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 7 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes 37 seconds, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops west of The Queensway / Windermere Avenue where buses operate along the separate 501H and 501L branches:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, 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, October 12, the buses serve passengers at the stops

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

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 8½ minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The TTC is also making another change to service along the route.

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501N Queen - Neville Park shuttle buses

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC introduces this new temporary shuttle-bus route, replacing 501 Queen streetcar service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue.

By operating this temporary shuttle-bus route, the TTC increases and decreases the frequency of service on Queen Street East east of Leslie Street.


Starting Sunday, October 10, transit vehicles drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of Greenwood Avenue:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the vehicles serve passengers at stops:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Mondays to Fridays before about 3 p.m.; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the serve passengers:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8 minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m..

Starting Sunday, October 10, the buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops between Greenwood Avenue and Leslie Street:

  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 9½ minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 3 minutes 52 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 3 minutes 52 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes, Mondays to Fridays before about 3 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 9½ minutes, from about 8 a.m. until noon;
  • every 3 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes from about noon until 7 p.m.;
  • every 4 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.; and
  • every 4 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

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73 Royal York

The TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the 73C (Clairport - Royal York Stn) branch of the route to improve service along the Albion Road corridor Mondays to Fridays.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops north of Oak Street Weston:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 25 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

The buses serve passengers at stops between Oak Street Weston and Eglinton Avenue West:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 12½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

And, the buses serve passengers at stops south of Eglinton West:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 9 minutes 52 seconds, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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

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88 South Leaside

The TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the route, it says, “to meet expected ridership demand” Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Buses along route 88 serve passengers on the separate 88A “via Overlea” and 88B “via Wicksteed” branches. They drop off or pick up passengers at unique stops east of Sutherland Drive / Millwood Road. They serve passengers at common stops west of Sutherland / Millwood.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at unique stops:

  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

They serve passengers at common stops:

  • every 7 minutes, instead of every 7½ minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 12 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

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53 Steeles East

The TTC is introducing new service along the parallel 953 Steeles East express route, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and Monday-to-Friday midday and early evenings. Since the express buses serve local stops east of Markham Road, the TTC is cancelling local service along the 53A branch of the route during the same time periods. It’s also increasing the frequency of local service west of Markham Road during various time periods Mondays to Fridays and Saturdays.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at the stops.

  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours.

Starting Saturday, October 18, buses serve passengers at the stops.

  • every 9½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon.

The TTC says that overall, it’s improving service levels along the Steeles East corridor. However, it’s also decreasing the frequency of local service along route 53 during the new periods of service for route 953.


The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of Markham Road:

  • every 18 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.

Starting Saturday, October 18, the buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 18 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.; and
  • every 16 minutes, instead of every 27 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Again, starting Sunday, October 10, the buses serve passengers at stops west of Markham Road:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 8 a.m.

Starting Saturday, October 18, the buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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953 Steeles East express

The TTC is introducing new service along the 953A branch of the route weekends and Monday-to-Friday midday and early evenings.


The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Steeles East corridor. During the new periods of service, buses along the 953A route drop off or pick up passengers at all local stops east of Markham Road. Route 953A buses replace all service along the 53A branch of the 53 Steeles East route then and offer passengers more frequent service than they’ve received previously.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at all stops east of Markham Road:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 19&fac12; minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 16 minutes, instead of every 22 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 18, buses serve passengers:

  • every 19 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 13 minutes, instead of every 26 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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Since local buses along the 53 Steeles East route also serve passengers at route 953 express stops west of Markham Road, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

Starting Sunday, October 11, buses drop off or pick up passengers at those stops:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 10 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 7 minutes 52 seconds, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 5 minutes 37 seconds, instead of every 6½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 6 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes 52 seconds, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 18, buses serve passengers:

  • every 7 minutes 7 seconds, instead of every 10 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 4 minutes 52 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes 7 seconds, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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960 Steeles West express

The TTC is introducing new weekend service along the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Buses operate along the 960D branch of the route Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., replacing local service along the 60D Steeles West route. The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Steeles West corridor.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops west of Pioneer Village Station:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers at the stops:

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

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Since local buses along the 60 Steeles West route also serve passengers at route 960 express stops east of Pioneer Village, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at those stops:

  • every 5 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 6 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 4½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 4 minutes, instead of every 5 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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24 Victoria Park

The TTC is increasing the frequency of service along the route “to meet expected ridership demand” early Monday-to-Friday evenings.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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68 Warden

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route every day.


Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops north of Steeles Avenue East:

  • every 36 minutes, instead of every 45 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 30 minutes, instead of every 33 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 22½ minutes, instead of every 23 minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours;
  • every 33 minutes, instead of every 36 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 25½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers:

  • every 34½ minutes, instead of every 40 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until noon.

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Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of Steeles East:

  • every 12 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 11 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at the stops:

  • every 11 minutes, instead of every 12 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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968 Warden express

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is introducing this new Monday-to-Friday rush-hour route, paralleling local service along the 68 Warden route.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Warden corridor. Since local buses along route 68 also serve passengers at route 968 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

At those stops, buses drop off or pick up passengers:

  • every 4 minutes 22 seconds, instead of every 7½ minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 5½ minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

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97 Yonge

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases the frequency of service along the route Mondays to Fridays during rush hours.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on Yonge Street north of York Mills Station and on Wilson Avenue and Yonge Boulevard and on Yonge Street south of Davisville Station:

  • every 28 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 15 minutes, instead of every 28 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The buses serve passengers at stops between Yonge Street / Yonge Boulevard and Davisville Station:

  • every 14 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 14 minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

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Decreasing the frequency of service along routes


28 Bayview South

Construction in the bus terminal at Davisville Station has ended. Buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers on the street, but resume serving them in the terminal. The TTC no longer interlines the buses with the 14 Glencairn route.

Since it now longer interlines the buses, the TTC is also adjusting the schedules, increasing and decreasing the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Sundays and holidays.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Saturdays.

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29 Dufferin

The TTC is introducing new Sunday-and-holiday service along the parallel 929 Dufferin route, so it’s decreasing the frequency of local service along this route. The TTC says that overall, it’s improving service levels along the Dufferin corridor.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at local stops on the route:

  • every 7 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 6½ minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon; and
  • every 5 minutes 45 seconds, instead of every 4 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.

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14 Glencairn

Construction in the bus terminal at Davisville Station has ended. Buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers on the street, but resume serving them in the terminal. The TTC no longer interlines the buses with the 28 Bayview South route.

Since it has stopped interlining the buses, the TTC is also adjusting the schedules, decreasing the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 27 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 24 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, after about 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 24 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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30 High Park

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also decreases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Mondays to Fridays before about 3 p.m.;
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, after about 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, Saturdays before about noon;
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 16 minutes, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 15 minutes, after about 7 p.m.

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43 Kennedy

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is introducing the new 943 Kennedy express route Mondays to Fridays during rush hours. The new route parallels local service along route 43, but drops off or picks up passengers only at certain stops.

Since the TTC is introducing new express service along the corridor, it’s decreasing the frequency of service along route 43 during afternoon rush hours.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, north of Village Square;
  • every 10 minutes or better, instead of every 8½ minutes or better, **between Village Square and Progress Avenue / Glamorgan Avenue; and
  • every 6 minutes 15 seconds or better, instead of every 4 minutes 52 seconds or better, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Kennedy corridor. Since local buses along route 43 also serve passengers at route 943 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service along the 43B branch of the route “via Progress”.

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56 Leaside

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 7 until 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 26 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.;and
  • every 26 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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51 Leslie

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 30 minutes, instead of every 28 minutes, Mondays to Fridays after about 10 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 25 minutes, instead of every 24 minutes, Saturdays from about 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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501 Queen

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC shortens the path so that streetcars only operate as far eastward as Russell Carhouse service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue. It’s also increasing and decreasing the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Saturday, October 16, streetcars drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, Saturdays before about 8 a.m.

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501L Queen - Long Branch shuttle buses

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route late evenings.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on the route:

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

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the buses serve passengers at stops

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

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 9 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, Saturdays after about 10 p.m.

The TTC is also making another change to service along the route.

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501N Queen - Neville Park shuttle buses

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC introduces this new temporary shuttle-bus route, replacing 501 Queen streetcar service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue.

By operating this temporary shuttle-bus route, the TTC increases and decreases the frequency of service on Queen Street East east of Leslie Street.


Starting Sunday, October 10, the buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops east of Greenwood Avenue:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, Sundays and holidays from about 8 a.m. until noon.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at stops:

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

Starting Saturday, October 16, the buses serve passengers:

  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 9½ minutes, Saturdays before about noon; and
  • every 10 minutes, instead of every 9 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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73 Royal York

The TTC is decreasing the frequency of service along the 73B (Eglinton & LaRose - Royal York Station) branch of the route “due to low demand” Mondays to Fridays.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on LaRose Avenue:

  • every 20 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, during afternoon rush hours; and
  • every 30 minutes, instead of every 17 minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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

53 Steeles East

The TTC is introducing new service along the parallel 953 Steeles East express route, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and Monday-to-Friday midday and early evenings.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, to accommodate the new service, the TTC is decreasing the frequency of service along part of the route. Buses drop off or pick up passengers at local stops along the route west of Markham Road:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 6½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and
  • every 8 minutes, instead of every 5½ minutes, from about 7 until 10 p.m.

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68 Warden

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC is introducing the new 968 Warden express route Mondays to Fridays during rush hours. The new route parallels local service along route 68, but buses drop off or pick up passengers only at certain stops.

Since the TTC is introducing new express service along the corridor, it’s decreasing the frequency of service along route 43 during rush hours.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of Steeles Avenue East:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes 45 seconds, during morning rush hours; and
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 8½ minutes, during afternoon rush hours.

The TTC says that, overall, it’s improving service levels along the Warden corridor. Since local buses along route 68 also serve passengers at route 968 express stops, it’s increasing the frequency of service to those stops.


The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also increases and decreases the frequency of service along the route every day.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops south of Steeles East:

  • every 7½ minutes, instead of every 5 minutes 45 seconds, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours; and
  • every 11 minutes 15 seconds, instead of every 8 minutes 45 seconds, during afternoon rush hours.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers at stops north of Steeles:

  • every 40 minutes, instead of every 36 minutes, Saturdays from about noon until 7 p.m.

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69 Warden South

The TTC is adjusting the schedules to “improve the reliability of the service”. According to the TTC, with the service reliability program, it “continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions…”

By adjusting the schedules, it also decreases the frequency of service along the route during various time periods.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops on both branches of the route:

  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Sundays and holidays before about 10 p.m.; and
  • every 21 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, after about 10 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses serve passengers at stops:

  • every 13½ minutes, instead of every 12½ minutes, Mondays to Fridays during morning rush hours; and
  • every 11½ minutes, instead of every 11 minutes, from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Starting Saturday, October 16, buses serve passengers:

  • every 21 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, Saturdays before about noon;
  • every 23 minutes, instead of every 13 minutes 20 seconds, from about noon until 7 p.m.; and
  • every 22 minutes, instead of every 20 minutes, after about 7 p.m.

The TTC is also making another change to service along the route.

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Revising the paths for buses along routes


121 Esplanade - River

The TTC is both shortening and extending the path for buses along the former 121 Fort York - Esplanade route. Starting Tuesday, October 12, buses operate between Union Station and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare near Gerrard Street East and Broadview Avenue.


Starting Tuesday, October 12, eastbound buses start their trips eastbound on Front Street East beyond Bay Street, then proceed:

eastward along Front West and East;
southward along Church Street;
eastward along The Esplanade;
northward along Princess Street;
eastward along Front East;
northward along Bayview Avenue;
westward along Lawren Harris Square;
northward along Lower River and River Streets;
eastward along Gerrard Street East;
northward along Broadview Avenue; and then
eastward along Jack Layton Way to St. Matthews Road,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Front Street West beyond Bay Street,
  • on Front Street East beyond Yonge Street,
  • on The Esplanade beyond Market Street and at Lower Jarvis, Frederick, Lower Sherbourne and Princess Streets,
  • on Front Street East at Parliament and Cherry Streets and Bayview Avenue,
  • on River Street at Queen, Dundas and Gerrard Streets East,
  • on Gerrard Street East at Blackburn Street,
  • on Broadview Avenue beyond Gerrard Street East and
  • on Jack Layton Way at St. Matthews Road.

Eastbound buses no longer serve passengers at stops

  • on The Esplanade at Church and Berkeley Streets and
  • on Berkeley Street at Front Street East.

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^ Map of the path for buses along the 121 Esplanade - River route, starting Tuesday, October 12.

Westbound buses start their trips on Jack Layton Way at St. Matthews Road, then proceed:

southward along St. Matthews;
westward along Gerrard Street East;
southward along River and Lower River Streets;
westward along Mill Street;
northward along Parliament Street;
westward along Front Street East;
southward along Berkeley Street;
westward along The Esplanade;
northward along Yonge Street;
westward along Wellington Street West;
southward along Bay Street; and then
eastward along Front West to just beyond Bay,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Jack Layton Way at St. Matthews Road,
  • on Gerrard Street East at River Street,
  • on River Street beyond Dundas Street East and at King Street East,
  • on Bayview Avenue at Front Street East,
  • on Mill Street beyond Cherry Street and at Trinity and Parliament Streets,
  • on Berkeley Street beyond Front Street East and at The Esplanade,
  • on The Esplanade at Princess and Lower Sherbourne Streets, George Street South and Lower Jarvis Street, beyond Market and Church Streets and at Yonge Street,
  • on Yonge Street at Front Street East and
  • on Front Street West [eastbound] beyond Bay Street.

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Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11 is the last day that buses operate west of Union Station.

Eastbound buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Remembrance Drive at the Ontario Place central entrance,
  • on Fleet Street at Fort York Boulevard,
  • on Fort York Boulevard beyond Bastion Street, at Bathurst Street and across from Capreol Court,
  • on Bremner Boulevard beyond Lower Spadina Avenue and
  • on Front Street West beyond Blue Jays Way and at John and Lower Simcoe Streets.

The TTC has cancelled all service to and from these stops.

Westbound buses no longer serve passengers at stops

  • on Front Street West at Bay Street, beyond Simcoe Street and at John Street,
  • on Blue Jays Way beyond Front Street West,
  • on Bremner Boulevard at Lower Spadina Avenue,
  • on Fort York Boulevard beyond Dan Leckie Way and Bathurst Street, across from Gzowski Street and at Fleet Street and
  • on Remembrance Drive at the Ontario Place administration and central entrances.

The TTC has cancelled all service to and from these stops. It has not announced its plans for Ontario Place service in summer 2022.

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^ Map of the path for buses along the 121 Fort York - Esplanade route until Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11.

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Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11 is also the last day buses operate to and from Cherry Beach.

Westbound buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Cherry Beach Loop,
  • on Cherry Street beyond Unwin Avenue, across from Polson Street and at Commissioners and Villiers Streets and Lake Shore Boulevard East.

TTC buses along another route continue to serve one of these stops.

  • Cherry at Lake Shore East: 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay.

Eastbound buses no longer serve passengers at stops

  • on Cherry Street beyond Mill Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East, across from Villiers and Commissioners Streets, beyond Polson Street and at Unwin Avenue and
  • in Cherry Beach Loop.

TTC buses along another route continue to serve one of these stops.

  • Cherry beyond Lake Shore East: 72B Pape via Commissioners and Queens Quay.

The TTC intends to restore service to and from Cherry Beach along another route in May 2022.


The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service and making another change to service along the route.

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501 Queen

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC shortens the path so that streetcars only operate as far eastward as Russell Carhouse service during upcoming construction east of Greenwood Avenue.

Westbound cars no longer drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Neville Park Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch and Beech Avenues, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva, Bellefair, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues, Lockwood and Kingston Roads, Coxwell Avenue, Woodfield Road and Greenwood and Alton Avenues.

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Eastbound cars no longer serve passengers at stops

  • on Queen Street East across from Alton and Greenwood Avenues, at Woodfield Road, Coxwell, Eastern, Sarah Ashbridge and Woodbine Avenues, across from Elmer and Bellefair Avenues and at Wineva Avenue, Glen Manor Drive, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

The TTC is replacing streetcars with buses along the new, temporary 501N Queen - Neville Park shuttle-bus route.

Streetcars continue to detour along King Streets East and West west of Parliament Street due to ongoing construction projects on Queen Street West between Fennings and Bay Streets and at the intersection of Queen Street West / King Street West / The Queensway / Roncesvalles Avenue. Streetcars along route 501 only operate as far westward as King West and Spadina Avenue.

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

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301 Queen overnight

Due to the multiple construction projects in the Queen / Queensway / Lake Shore corridor, the TTC is revising overnight service. It’s replacing streetcars with buses. It’s also extending the path so that the buses operate between Long Branch and Neville Park loops, avoiding the need for passengers to transfer.

Starting Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11, westbound buses start their trips in Neville Park Loop, then proceed:

westward along Queen Streets East and West and The Queensway;
southward along Windermere Avenue;
westward along Lake Shore Boulevard West; and then
northward into Long Branch Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Neville Park Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch and Beech Avenues, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva, Bellefair, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues, Lockwood and Kingston Roads, Coxwell Avenue, Woodfield Road and Greenwood and Alton Avenues, Leslie Street, Jones, Brooklyn, Pape, Carlaw and Logan Avenues, beyond Booth Avenue, at Boulton and Broadview Avenues, Carroll, River, Sumach, Sackville, Parliament, Ontario, Sherbourne, Jarvis, Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, St. Patrick, John and Soho Streets, Spadina and Augusta Avenues, Bathurst Street, Palmerston Avenue, Claremont Street, across from Strachan Avenue, at Shaw Street, Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt Road and Beaconsfield and Gladstone Avenues, beyond Dufferin Street and at Brock, O’Hara, Lansdowne, Sorauren, Triller and Roncesvalles Avenues and
  • on The Queensway at Glendale Avenue, at Parkside Drive, beyond Colborne Lodge Drive and Ellis Avenue,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West across from #s 2111 and 2155 Lake Shore West, beyond Park Lawn Road, at Legion Road, Louisa, Burlington and Superior Streets, Mimico and Hillside Avenues, Symons Street and Royal York Road, beyond Dwight Avenue, at Third and Fifth Streets, Islington Avenue, Tenth, Thirteenth and Fifteenth Streets, Kipling Avenue, Twenty-Second, Twenty-Sixth, Twenty-Ninth and Thirtieth Streets and across from Long Branch Avenue, Thirty-Seventh and Thirty-Ninth Streets and
  • in Long Branch Loop.

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

eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard West;
northward along Windermere Avenue;
eastward along The Queensway and Queen Streets West and East; and then
southward into Neville Park Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • in Long Branch Loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Thirty-Seventh Street, Long Branch Avenue, Thirty-First, Twenty-Eighth, Twenty-Seventh and Twenty-Second Streets and Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, across from Fifteenth Street, at Thirteenth, Tenth, Seventh, Fifth, Third and First Streets, Royal York and Miles Roads, Norris Crescent, across from Mimico Avenue, at Superior Avenue and across from Burlington and Louisa Streets and Legion Road, at Marine Parade Drive [west] and beside #s 2155 and 2111 Lake Shore West,
  • on The Queensway beyond Windermere and Ellis Avenues and Colborne Lodge Drive, at Parkside Drive, across from Glendale Avenue and at King Street West,
  • on Queen Street West at Triller, Beaty, Jameson and Dunn Avenues, across from Brock Avenue and at Dufferin, Sudbury and Abell Streets, Dovercourt Road, Lower Ossington Avenue, Shaw Street, Strachan Avenue, Niagara, Tecumseth and Bathurst Streets, Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Peter and John Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria, Church, Jarvis, Sherbourne, Ontario, Parliament, Sackville, Sumach and River Streets, across from Carroll Street, at Broadview Avenue, Saulter Street, Empire, Logan, Carlaw, Pape and Caroline Avenues, across from Jones Avenue, at Leslie Street, across from Alton and Greenwood Avenues, at Woodfield Road, Coxwell, Eastern, Sarah Ashbridge and Woodbine Avenues, across from Elmer and Bellefair Avenues and at Wineva Avenue, Glen Manor Drive, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

The TTC is cancelling service along the temporary 301L Queen - Long Branch overnight shuttle bus.

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95 York Mills

The TTC is extending the path of the 95A branch of the route so that buses operate to and from Sheppard Avenue East / Kingston Road.

Starting Sunday, October 10, eastbound buses operate along their usual route to the cul-de-sac at the east end of Ellesmere Road, then proceed:

westward along Ellesmere;
southward along the Ellesmere access Road;
eastward along Kingston Road;
northwestward along Rylander Boulevard;
northward along Durnford Road; and then
southeastward along Sheppard Avenue East,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at new stops (for this route)

  • on Kingston Road across from Rylander Boulevard and
  • on Sheppard Avenue East at Kingston Road.

Westbound buses start their trips on Sheppard Avenue East at Kingston Road, then proceed:

westward along Kingston;
northward along the Ellesmere access road; and then
eastward along Ellesmere Road to the cul-de-sac,
resuming their usual route westward along Ellesmere.

Eastbound buses pick up passengers at a new stop

  • on Sheppard Avenue East at Kingston Road.

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Revising seasonal service


176 Bluffers Park

Thanksgiving, Monday, October 12 is the last day until spring that the TTC operates buses along the route.

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121 Esplanade - River

Thanksgiving, Monday, October 11 is the last day the TTC extends the former 121 Fort York - Esplanade route so that buses operate between Ontario Place and Cherry Beach during late spring, summer and early fall. Since the TTC is shortening the path in the west end of the route and extending it in the east, it may no longer provide seasonal service to and from Ontario Place in 2022. However, it will serve passengers travelling to and from Cherry Beach next year — but along another route.

The TTC is also increasing the frequency of service and making another change to service along the route.

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86 Scarborough

Since the Toronto Zoo has reduced its opening hours for fall and winter, the TTC is cancelling the shuttle service it operated between Zoo and Meadowvale Loops every evening after about 7 p.m.

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Making other changes to service along routes


121 Fort York - Esplanade

Starting Tuesday, October 12, the TTC significantly revises the path for buses along the former 121 Fort York - Esplanade route and renames it as the 121 Esplanade - River route.

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

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501P Queen - Humber shuttle buses

Starting Sunday, October 10, the TTC designates westbound buses along the route as operating along the 501H route, instead of 501P. The new branch letter reminds passengers that the west-end terminal is Humber Loop, and not Park Lawn Loop, as it was formerly.

The TTC continues to designate all eastbound buses as operating along the 501J route.

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

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69 Warden South

The TTC is adjusting how it designates the 69A and 69B branches of the route. By adjusting the branch designation, it says, it simplifies directions for passengers and stays consistent with how it identifies other routes with circular branches and buses that loop in opposite directions along those branches.

Starting Sunday, October 10, buses along the 69A branch operate counterclockwise — southward along Warden Avenue and northward along Birchmount Road. Buses along the 69B branch operate clockwise —southward along Birchmount and northward along Warden.

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

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