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954 Lawrence East Express

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Operations Overview

  • Type: Express (Limited stop express)
  • Established: September 4, 2018
  • Distance: 13.48km
  • Blue Night Service: 354 LAWRENCE EAST
  • Types of vehicles used: Nova Bus LFS
  • Bus Length: 40’ standard low-floor
  • Division: Eglinton
  • Ridership: N/A

This route operates with 1 branch:

  • 954 Kennedy Station - Starspray Boulevard

September 4, 2018

As part of the TTC’s rebranding and expansion of its Express Bus Network services, service begins on the 954 LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS, a new peak period only express route previously an branch of the 54E LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS, operating on the same express routing between Lawrence East station and Starspray Boulevard Loop via Lawrence Avenue East.

Express buses stop eastbound at Midland Avenue, McCowan Road and Markham Road before making all local stops between Markham Road and Starspray loop. In reverse, westbound buses make local stops between Starspray loop and Markham Road before stopping only at McCowan Road, Rushley Drive, Midland Avenue and Lawrence East station.

Service continues to operates out of Eglinton Garage.

954

LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS

 

954

LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS

TO STARSPRAY BLVD

TO LAWRENCE EAST RT STN

Monday to Friday, rush hours only

February 18, 2020

A stop westbound on Rushley Drive in the morning shifted westward to Brockley Drive to facilitate the new David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute building that was relocated to 125 Brockley Drive.

March 23, 2020

Due to the loss of ridership resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, service on this route is temporarily suspended, with resources diverted to maintaining service on the parallel local routes.

November 23, 2020

Service, cut back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is restored to pre-COVID-19 levels.

October 10, 2023

After LINE 3 SCARBOROUGH closed earlier to the derailment over the summer, buses on the 954 LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS are rerouted from its terminus at Lawrence East Station to Kennedy Station. Westbound buses on the route continue passing the Midland stop, looping into a service road underneath Lawrence before continuing eastbound on Lawrence turning southbound on Midland Avenue, westbound on Eglinton Avenue East, turning into North Service Road before arriving at Kennedy Station, stopping at Bay 8. From Kennedy Station, eastbound buses go westbound at North Service Road and Eglinton Avenue East, northbound on Kennedy Road before turning eastbound to Lawrence Avenue East heading to Starspray Loop. Stops at Midland/Eglinton, Kennedy/Eglinton and Kennedy/Lawrence are added.

954

LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS

 

954

LAWRENCE EAST EXPRESS

TO STARSPRAY

TO KENNEDY STATION

Monday to Friday, rush hours only

November 20, 2023

The stop at Lawrence Avenue East at Midland Ave is removed. Westbound 954 buses now stop at the new bus platform on the southbound far side of Midland Avenue at Lawrence Avenue East.


Summary (Effective November 23, 2020)

Period

Frequency

Buses Used

Notes

Weekday AM Peak

12’ 00”

6

Weekday Midday

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Weekday PM Peak

15’ 00”

5

Weekday Early Evening

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Weekday Late Evening

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Saturday Early Morning

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Saturday Morning

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Saturday Afternoon

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Saturday Early Evening<

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Saturday Late Evening

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Sunday Early Morning

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Sunday Morning

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Sunday Afternoon

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Sunday Early Evening

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST

Sunday Late Evening

0’ 00”

0

Route does not operate
See 54 LAWRENCE EAST


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