Several services changes will take effect January 8, 2017 (unless otherwise noted) and include service reliability improvements, route changes, and service adjustments.
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Service Reliability Improvements

The following routes will have schedule changes to help improve service reliability:

60 Steeles West
Effective date: January 9, 2017

In order to improve service reliability on this route, schedule adjustments will be made to more accurately reflect actual operating conditions. Schedules will be changed all day, Monday to Friday, with minor changes to service levels.

84 Sheppard West

In order to improve service reliability on this route, schedule adjustments will be made to more accurately reflect actual operating conditions. Schedules will be adjusted all day from Monday to Friday. Service levels will improve slightly in the midday and afternoon peak period, and individual trip times will change.

104 Faywood

Schedules will be changed at all times to improve service reliability. Service levels will change slightly and individual trip times will change.

Service reliability improvements during Metrolinx LRT construction

Schedules will be changed on several routes to improve service reliability during Metrolinx LRT construction along Eglinton Avenue.

7 Bathurst - Temporary schedule change, Metrolinx construction

Construction at Forest Hill Station on Line 5 Eglinton at Bathurst Street and Eglinton Avenue West has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area.

Schedules will be adjusted Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, to help maintain service reliability. Service levels will change slightly and individual trip times will change.

11 Bayview - Temporary schedule change, Metrolinx construction

Construction at Leaside Station on Line 5 Eglinton at Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area.

Schedules will be adjusted Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, to help maintain service reliability. Service levels will change slightly and individual trip times will change.

25 Don Mills / 185 Don Mills Rocket - Route and Schedule Changes, Metrolinx construction / Service reallocation, Express and Local service

Construction at Science Centre Station on Line 5 Eglinton at Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area.

Changes will be made to the 25 DON MILLS and 185 DON MILLS ROCKET routes to maintain service reliability:

  • The 25 DON MILLS route will be temporarily split at Don Mills Station (Line 4 Sheppard) during the daytime, Monday to Friday. This will isolate the northern section of the route from the construction delays. Customers will be required to transfer at Don Mills Station for through travel.
  • Schedules will be modified to reflect additional travel time anticipated through the Don Mills and Eglinton intersection.

Changes will also be made to service levels to reflect observed demand on the local and express service. Local service will operate more frequently during most periods of the day. A new express stop will be provided on the 185 DON MILLS ROCKET route in both directions within the “Peanut”, northbound at Godstone Road and southbound at 2980 Don Mills Road.

29 Dufferin - Temporary schedule change, Metrolinx construction

Construction at Fairbank Station on Line 5 Eglinton at Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue West has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area. Schedules on the 29 DUFFERIN route will be adjusted on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays to help maintain service reliability. Service levels will remain unchanged.

56 Leaside - Temporary schedule change, Metrolinx construction

Construction at Leaside Station on Line 5 Eglinton at Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area. Schedules will be adjusted, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays and individual trip times may change.

63 Ossington - Temporary service change, Metrolinx construction
Effective date: January 9, 2017

Construction at Oakwood and Cedarvale Stations on Line 5 Eglinton has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area.

To provide more reliable service, two servcies will be operated during the peak periods, midday, and early evening from Monday to Friday: the 63A (Liberty Village-Eglinton West Stn) and the 63B (Liberty Village-St Clair) branches. There will be longer wait times north of St Clair Avenue West in the midday and early evening; service will operate every 10 to 12 minutes all day, between St Clair Avenue West and Eglinton West Station. Service south of St Clair Avenue will operate every 4 to 10 minutes all day.

74 Mt Pleasant - Temporary service change, Metrolinx construction

Construction at Mount Pleasant Station on Line 5 Eglinton at Mount Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue East has begun and lane restrictions will result in longer than normal travel times through this area. Schedules will be adjusted and there will be slight changes in service levels at all times.

109 Ranee - Temporary service change, Metrolinx construction

Station construction on Line 5 Eglinton has begun and lane restrictions on Eglinton Avenue will result in longer than normal travel times through this area. Schedules will be adjusted at all times and there will be slight changes in service levels at all times.

185 Don Mills Rocket
See 25 DON MILLS above.

Route Changes

80 Queensway - Temporary route change

With the bus replacement on the 501 QUEEN streetcar route between Long Branch Loop and Roncesvalles Avenue, the 80A (Sherway-Keele Stn) branch will be operated during the late evenings from Monday to Saturday, and all day on Sundays and holidays.

Customers can transfer between 80 QUEENSWAY buses and 501 QUEEN service at Windermere Avenue and The Queensway.

501/301 Queen - Temporary route change

Service will be temporarily changed in preparation for streetcar track and overhead construction, as well as bridge construction, along The Queensway and Lake Shore Boulevard that will take place throughout most of 2017. Buses will replace streetcar service, west of Roncesvalles Avenue:

  • 501L buses will operate from Long Branch to Dufferin Gate
  • 501 Streetcars will operate between Sunnyside Loop (west of Roncesvalles Avenue) and Neville Park
  • Customers can transfer between 501 QUEEN buses and streetcars on Queen Street between Roncesvalles Avenue and Dufferin Street. When transferring between buses and streetcars using PRESTO, do not tap onto the next vehicle when boarding.
  • During this time, there will be no streetcar or bus service to Humber Loop. The 80 QUEENSWAY bus will operate to Keele Station at all times and customers can transfer between the two routes at Windermere Avenue and The Queensway.
  • Travelling between Humber Bay Shores and The Queensway? A 501M shuttle service between The Queensway and the Humber Bay Shores neighbourhood will be operated every 15 to 24 minutes over a clockwise on-street loop on Marine Parade Drive, Park Lawn Road, The Queensway, Windermere Avenue, and Lake Shore Boulevard.

Service Adjustments (effective January 9, 2017):

6 Bay - Service reduction

Service will be reduced in the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Buses will operate every 4 minutes, south of Bloor Street.

14 Glencairn - Service reduction

Service will be reduced in the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Buses will operate every 18 minutes.

16 McCowan - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Buses will operate every 9 minutes.

32 Eglinton West - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service east of Jane Street will operate every 2 to 3 minutes.

38 Highland Creek - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service will operate every 9 to 10 minutes.

46 Martin Grove - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service will operate every 11 minutes.

51 Leslie - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the peak periods, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service will operate every 16 minutes in the morning peak period and every 17 to 18 minutes in the afternoon peak period.

54 Lawrence East - Service change

Additional early morning weekday trips, before 6 a.m. will be provided eastbound starting at Kingston Road and Lawrence Avenue East. This will provide more frequent eastbound service for customers travelling to catch early morning GO Transit train trips from Rouge Hill GO Station.

85 Sheppard East - Service reduction, Fleet availability

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service will operate every 6 to 7 minutes.

91 Woodbine - Schedule change

Three weekday early morning southbound trips and two northbound trips will be restored, correcting a schedule error that began with route changes in October 2016.

Trip details

  • Southbound 91C trips departing from York Mills/Valleywood Drive at 5:05 a.m., 5:29 a.m., 5:53 a.m.
  • Northbound 91C trips departing from Woodbine Station at 5:06 a.m. and 5:36 a.m.

102 Markham Rd - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service will operate every 5 minutes, south of Progress Avenue, and every 10 minutes, south of Steeles Avenue.

112 West Mall - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service south of Eglinton Avenue West will operate every 7 to 8 minutes.

118 Thistle Down - Schedule change

There will be a minor trip adjustment so that the 2:35 p.m. and 3 p.m. westbound trips from Monday-Friday on the 118 THISTLE DOWN route go through Tandridge Crescent.

123 Shorncliffe - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service north of Evans Avenue will operate every 8 to 9 minutes.

129 McCowan North - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. The morning peak period trip departing southbound from Steeles Avenue at 7:29 a.m. will no longer operate. There will be no change to overall service levels.

190 Scarborough Centre Rocket - Service reduction

Service will be reduced during the morning peak period, Monday to Friday, to improve the reliability and availability of the bus fleet across the TTC. Service will operate every 6 minutes.