February 14, 2008

Toronto Mayor David Miller and TTC Chair Adam Giambrone today announced major increases in TTC service. The announcement was made at a news conference held at the TTC's Arrow Road garage.

"The new, improved service will result in less crowded vehicles and more convenience to our customers at all times of the week," says TTC Chair Adam Giambrone. "These increases are just the first in many that will be made this year. The TTC is committed to a continuous improvement in transit service for all residents of Toronto from the east-end to the west-end as well as to our northern border."

BUS

(in numerical order)
12 Kingston Rd: Monday-Friday morning rush and afternoon rush.
25 Don Mills: Monday-Friday midday; Saturday daytime.
29 Dufferin: Monday-Friday midday, afternoon rush, early evening and late evening; Saturday daytime, Sunday/holiday afternoon
32 Eglinton West: Saturday daytime.
34 Eglinton East: Monday-Friday midday, afternoon rush, early evening;  Saturday daytime.
35 Jane: Monday-Friday midday; Saturday daytime, early evening;  Sunday/holiday daytime and early evening and late evening.
36 Finch West: Monday-Friday midday, early evening and late evening;  Saturday daytime, early evening; Sunday/holiday daytime and early evening.
37 Islington: Monday-Friday midday; Saturday daytime, early evening and late evening; Sunday/holiday afternoon.
38 Highland Creek: Monday-Friday midday, afternoon rush and early evening.
39 Finch East: Monday-Friday morning rush, midday, afternoon rush, early evening and late evening; Saturday daytime and late evening;  Sunday/holiday daytime and early evening. New express service at  off-peak times, and new and revised express bus stops.
41 Keele: Monday-Friday morning rush; Saturday daytime; Sunday/holiday daytime.
43 Kennedy: Monday-Friday late evening; Sunday/holiday afternoon.
44 Kipling South: Monday-Friday midday
45 Kipling: Monday-Friday morning rush and afternoon rush.
50 Burnhamthorpe: Sunday morning.
52 Lawrence West: Monday-Friday midday; Saturday daytime; Sunday/holiday daytime.
53 Steeles East: Monday-Friday midday, early evening and late evening; Saturday daytime; Sunday/holiday daytime. New express service,  Monday-Friday early evening.
54 Lawrence East: New accessible service, using low-floor buses.  Monday-Friday morning rush, and midday; Saturday daytime.
57 Midland: Monday-Friday morning rush.
58 Malton: Monday-Friday morning rush, midday and afternoon rush; Saturday daytime and early evening; Sunday/holiday daytime.
63 Ossington: Saturday daytime.
68 Warden: Monday-Friday midday.
84 Sheppard West: Monday-Friday midday.
85 Sheppard East: Monday-Friday morning rush, midday, and early evening; Saturday afternoon; Sunday/holiday daytime.
86 Scarborough Monday-Friday midday, afternoon rush and early evening; Sunday/holiday early evening.
92 Woodbine South: Saturday/Sunday/holiday afternoons.
95 York Mills: Monday-Friday morning rush, midday, afternoon rush, early evening and late evening; Saturday daytime; Sunday/holiday afternoon.
96 Wilson: Monday-Friday, midday and early evening.
100 Flemingdon Park: Monday-Friday afternoon rush, early evening and late evening; Saturday afternoon and early evening; Sunday/holiday early evening and late evening.
102 Markham Rd: Monday-Friday afternoon rush.
108 Downsview: Monday-Friday early evening; Saturday afternoon.
112 West Mall: Monday-Friday morning rush.
113 Danforth: Sunday afternoon.
116 Morningside: Monday-Friday midday and early evening; Saturday early evening.
124 Sunnybrook: Monday-Friday midday.
129 McCowan North: New accessible service, using lift-equipped buses. Monday-Friday morning rush, midday, afternoon rush and early evening; Saturday daytime; Sunday/holiday early evening.
133 Neilson: New more direct routing via Finch Avenue, east of Neilson Road. Monday-Friday morning rush, midday, afternoon rush and early evening; Saturday daytime and early evening; Sunday/holiday daytime.
165 Weston Rd North: Monday-Friday midday, afternoon rush and early evening.
190 Scarborough Centre Rocket: Monday-Friday midday and afternoon rush.
191 Highway 27 Rocket: Monday-Friday morning rush, midday and afternoon rush; Saturday afternoon.
196 York University Rocket: Monday-Friday morning rush, midday, afternoon rush and early evening.
300 Bloor-Danforth: Seven days a week.
302 Danforth Rd-McCowan: New accessible service, using low-floor buses.
320 Yonge: Seven days a week.
354 Lawrence East: New accessible service, using low-floor buses.

STREETCAR

(in numerical order)
501 Queen: Saturday daytime and early evening; Sunday/holiday afternoon and early evening.
504 King: Monday-Friday early evening.
506 Carlton: Monday-Friday midday.

"Public transit is one of the most important services any city delivers and that's especially true in Toronto where about 1.5 million people use the TTC every day," said Mayor David Miller. "By enhancing routes all across the city, we are ensuring that Torontonians will have access to comfortable and more reliable service."

In 2007, the TTC carried 459.7 million passengers, the second highest in the history of the Commission. A new ridership record is expected to be reached in 2008.

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