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14 Glencairn

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14 GLENCAIRN operations, effective March 31, 1973

March 31, 1973

Coincident with the extension of the YONGE SUBWAY to York Mills, service on the old 14 CHAPLIN bus route is revised, to give residents and workers on Glencairn Avenue more direct access to the subway. Service begins on the new 14 GLENCAIRN route, operating from Eglinton station on the YONGE SUBWAY via west on Eglinton, northwest on Chaplin, west on Roselawn, north on Bathurst and west on Glencairn to loop at Caledonia via south on Lansdowne, west on Tycos and north on Caledonia to Glencairn, returning via the reverse route. Buses operate 7 days a week, 18 hours a day.

Previous service on Chaplin Crescent south of Eglinton replaced by a branch of the 33 FOREST HILL bus. Service to Ranee in the Lawrence Heights neighbourhood now provided by the 52B LAWRENCE bus.




7 days a week, 18 hours a day


14 GLENCAIRN service effective March 31, 1974

March 3, 1974

33 FOREST HILL and 14 GLENCAIRN bus routes switch eastern terminals, restoring the old 14 CHAPLIN service running the length of Chaplin Crescent to Davisville station.




7 days a week, 18 hours a day

January 28, 1978

Coincident with the opening of the SPADINA SUBWAY, stops are added on Glencairn above the Allen Expressway, providing a connection with the subway at Glencairn Station. The stops are on-street, and transfers are required between buses and the subway.

February 18, 1996

As part of system-wide cuts to service as a result of the elimination of provincial operating subsidies, service on this route reduced to rush hours only, Mondays through Fridays.

October 6, 1996

Limited evening service restored, Mondays through Fridays. Buses operate every 40 minutes until 10 p.m.

January 7, 2001

Weekday midday service restored, with buses operating every 45 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 12, 2002

With the Chaplin Crescent bridge over the Yonge subway being rebuilt, westbound buses are forced to divert around the construction via Yonge Street, Imperial Street and Duplex Avenue (eastbound service unchanged). The additional running time required reduces service during rush hours from every 16 minutes to every 20 minutes. Construction was completed by the end of the year.

January 8, 2007

Route made accessible using lift-equipped buses.

May 26, 2008

Bike racks provided on this route.

November 23, 2008

As part of the TTC’s Ridership Growth Strategy, service is increased to operate at intervals of 30 minutes or better, whenever the subway is open, seven days a week.











7 days a week, 18 hours a day

May 8, 2011

As part of a general reallocation of resources resulting from a reduction of municipal transit subsidies, service after 10 p.m. every day is eliminated.

September 6, 2015

All late evening service is restored. Buses now operate at intervals of 30 minutes or better, whenever the subway is open.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Due to renovations closing one of the two bus roadways at Davisville station, service on 14 GLENCAIRN is interlined with 28 BAYVIEW SOUTH and buses no longer enter Davisville station, picking up passengers instead at the Davisville/Chaplin/Yonge intersection.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

With the end of construction at Davisville staiton’s bus terminal, buses on 14 GLENCAIRN return to their normal operations, terminating at their platform on the west side of the station. The interline with 28 BAYVIEW SOUTH ends.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

The bus terminal at Davisville station is set to partially close for six weeks to accommodate remedial construction work for the driveway project completed in 2019. As a result of this, 14 GLENCAIRN buses are interlined with 28 BAYVIEW SOUTH, making an on-street connection to Davisville station. During this change, 28 BAYVIEW SOUTH buses are temporarily moved to Mount Dennis Garage. Schedules are set the same as the May 2019 board period.

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