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January 3, 1988

6 BAY

  • Trolley buses will run between Dupont & Davenport and Front & Bay 20 hours a day, 7 days a week with additional rush hour service between Bloor and Dundas.

6C BAY/HARBOURFRONT SHUTTLE

  • Diesel buses will run from Front & Bay in a clockwise loop via Front, Yonge, Queen's Quay, York and Front, 20 hours a day, 7 days a week.

BAY SHUTTLE

  • Routing between Yonge & Wellington and Jarvis & Queen's Quay (via Bay Street) replaced by the new 6C BAY/HARBOURFRONT SHUTTLE and the diverted 77B SPADINA route.

77B SPADINA

  • Buses will run from Spadina Station via Spadina and Queen's Quay to Jarvis 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Buses will loop at Jarvis via Freeland, Lake Shore, Jarvis and Queen's Quay.

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February 8, 1988

7/7G BATHURST

  • Monday-Friday 7 "Steeles" service running between Wilson Station and Steeles about 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. discontinued.  All buses will run between Wilson Station and Centre Street (7G) during these times.

32 EGLINTON West

  • Monday-Friday rush hour short-turn service running between Eglinton Station and Weston Rd. (32A) during the morning rush hour and Eglinton West Station and Weston Rd. (32) during the afternoon rush discontinued.  These buses reallocated to increase rush hour service on the 32C "Jane/Lawrence" and 32D "Jane/Emmet" branches of the route and to provide a 10-minute clockface rush hour service on the 32B "Renforth" branch.

100 FLEMINGDON PARK

  • New two-way Monday-Friday rush hour service via Linkwood Lane (100D) in the Flemingdon Park area. Buses will run both ways between Broadview Station and Don Mills & Eglinton via Broadview, O’Connor, Pape, Millwood, Overlea, Gateway, Grenoble, Linkwood, St. Dennis and Wynford.

46A/46B MARTIN GROVE

  • Monday-Friday rush hour short-turn service running between Kipling Station and Silverstone (46B) discontinued.  All rush hour buses will run between Kipling Station and Steeles, improving service north of Silverstone.

103 NORTOWN EAST and 61 NORTOWN WEST

  • Departure times on route 103 adjusted during Monday-Friday evenings and through the day on Saturdays and Sundays to provide a more convenient transfer connection at Eglinton Station between the two routes.

In addition to the above changes, there'll be service improvements during the rush hours on the 39 FINCH EAST, 129 McCOWAN NORTH, 75 SHERBOURNE (morning only) and 92 WOODBINE SOUTH.  7C BATHURST service between Bathurst Station and Steeles will be improved during Monday-Friday early evening hours and, starting February 7, there'll be more frequent Sunday service during the day on the 86 SCARBOROUGH route.

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March 14, 1988

34D/34E EGLINTON EAST

  • New Monday-Friday rush hour Express/Local service between Kennedy Station and Scarborough College at Ellesmere & Military Trail. 34D buses will run EXPRESS from Kennedy Station in the morning rush and from Scarborough College in the afternoon rush and make NO STOPS. 34E buses will run local from Scarborough College in the morning rush and from Kennedy Station in the afternoon rush and follow the 34A/34B routing via Guildwood Parkway and Morningside.

134 Tapscott

  • Monday-Friday looping north of Finch revised to via Tapscott, Newgale, the north section of Finchdene Square and Finch. No change to service.

94 Wellesley

  • New Monday-Friday service to the Dovercort/Hallam area from about 5:30am to 7:30pm. Buses will run over the regular route from Castle Frank Station to Ossington Station, then run via Concord, Bloor and Dovercourt to Hallam. Buses return via Hallam, Ossington, Ossington Station and the regular routing.

Timed Transfer Connections

  • The TTC has experimented with timed transfer connections for several years. Schedules were adjusted slightly on two sets of routes to provide timed transfers, and QUEENSWAY 80 service was increased to provide a timed connection with PRINCE EDWARD 66 buses at Humber Loop. As a result of those experiments, the program is being expanded to provide minimal-cost timed transfer connections wherever possible.

  • Starting Sunday March 14, there'll be timed transfer connections between routes at ten locations. ... The ten timed transfer connections are provided in the evening and on weekends when service is less frequent, and will provide added convenience for passengers making these transfers.

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April 1988

35D JANE "Langstaff"

  • Starting Monday, April 18, a new rush hour branch of the JANE route will be provided north of Steeles for the Town of Vaughan.  35D buses will run from Jane Station via Jane to an off-street loop just north of Langstaff Rd. Service will provided every 19 minutes in the morning rush hour and every 18 minutes in the afternoon rush hour. Buses will leave Jane Station from 5:30 a.m. to 8:06 a.m. and from 3:06 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. They'll leave Langstaff  from 6:31 a.m. to 9:03 a.m. and from 4:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

SUMMER ZOO SERVICE

  • Starting Sunday, April 17, service from Metro Zoo during the summer will be provided until about 9:00 p.m., every day by the 86A SCARBOROUGH route and on weekends and holidays only on the 13 ROUGE HILL and 85B SHEPPARD EAST routes. 

106A YORK UNIVERSITY EXPRESS

  • Service will be discontinued for the summer after April 15 and resumed early in September.

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May 1988

BAY SHUTTLE BUS

  • Buses will run from Union Station east on Front, south on Yonge, east on Queen's Quay, north on Freeland, east on Lake Shore, south on Jarvis, west on Queen's Quay, north on York and east on Front, 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.

25D Don Mills "16th Avenue"

  • New Monday-Friday rush hour service into Richmond Hill starts May 24. Buses will run from Pape Station over the regular route to Highway 7 & Leslie, then loop via Highway 7, West Beaver Creek Rd, Granton, 16th Avenue, Mural, East Beaver Creek Rd, and Highway 7 to Leslie and return to Pape Station. Buses will leave Pape Station from 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:55 p.m. They'll leave the morning layover point at East Beaver Creek and Highway 7 from 6:30am to 10:03 a.m. and the afternoon layover point at West Beaver Creek and Highway 7 from 3:20 p.m. to 7:01 p.m.. Service will be provided every 30 minutes during the morning rush hour and every 29 minutes during afternoon rush. 

FERRY DOCKS SHUTTLE BUS

  • A special weekend and holiday shuttle service will provide frequent service during the summer between Union Station and Ferry Docks via Front, Yonge, Queen's Quay, York and Front.

77B SPADINA

  • Buses will run from Spadina Station via Spadina and east on Queen's Quay, looping via north on York, east on Front, south on Yonge and west on Queen's Quay.  Service will continue to be provided 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.

55 WARREN PARK

  • Bus service will again be provided into Warren Park, from May 24 to November 19.  Buses will run from Jane Station via Jane and Dundas, looping through Warren Park via Gooch, Van Stassen, Varsity, Crosby, Warren Crescent, Lundy, Old Dundas and Dundas.  Service will be provided every 30 minutes during Monday-Friday rush hours only. Buses will leave Jane Station from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  They'll leave from Varsity & Van Stassen from 5:45 a.m.  to 9:15 a.m. and from 3:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. (also 7:15 p.m. to Gooch & Dundas only).

BLOOR-DANFORTH SUBWAY CLOSURE - MAY 29

  • On Sunday, May 29, the section of the BLOOR-DANFORTH subway between St. George and Broadview Station will be closed until about noon to facilitate ongoing beam replacement work on the Prince Edward Viaduct over the Don Valley Parkway.  During the closure, shuttle buses will provide frequent service both ways on Bloor Street between St. George and Broadview, making stops at Avenue, Bay, Yonge, Sherbourne and Castle Frank stations.

SCARBOROUGH RT CLOSING EARLY FOR STATION IMPROVEMENTS

  • The SCARBOROUGH RT will be closed after 10:00 p.m. from Sunday, May 22 until Saturday, June 25 to facilitate station improvements at Kennedy Station.  Last trips on the RT will leave McCowan Station at 9:48 p.m. and Kennedy Station at 10:00 p.m. every night and service on the 21 BRIMLEY bus route between Kennedy Station and Scarborough Centre Station will be increased to every 9 minutes from about 10:00 p.m. to 1:45 a.m.

  • During the partial closure, work will continue on the loading and unloading platforms at Kennedy Station. Starting June 26, the RT will be closed completely so that trackwork leading into the station can be realigned.

  • When the RT reopens in September trains will enter and leave Kennedy Station on a single track and load and unload at the same time.  Turnaround time at the station will be improved, providing increased capacity and improved service over the entire line.

ONTARIO PLACE BUSES

  • Starting May 21, special ONTARIO PLACE buses run seven days a week from Bay & Dundas (Gray Coach Bus Terminal) and run via Bay, Richmond, University, Adelaide, Bay, Front, passing Union Station, and Lake Shore to the Centre entrance of Ontario Place.  Board at any TTC stop.  Exact cash fares each way are $1.00 for adults and 50¢ for children and senior citizens.  Transfers will not be issued or accepted.  Buses will run every 30 minutes leaving Bay & Dundas from 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., and Ontario Place from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

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June 1988

27 DOWNTOWN

  • Buses running on Yonge Street between St. Clair Station and Bay & Front (Union Station) now stop both ways in Rosedale Station.

114 KINGSTON RD. EAST

  • Starting June 27, buses loop clockwise at Beechgrove via Lawrence, Beechgrove, Coronation and Manse during all periods of operation.

30 LAMBTON

  • On summer weekends and holidays starting June 26, from about 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. buses will run south of High Park subway station into High Park via West Road and Colborne Lodge Drive, looping at Colborne Lodge and returning north via Colborne Lodge Drive. Service will be provided every 30 minutes.

TOMMY THOMPSON PARK

  • From June 6 to September 5 bus service is again going to be provided to Tommy Thompson Park at the foot of Leslie Street.  Buses run every hour, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only, leaving Berkshire (Jones) & Queen from 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., southbound from the park gate from 9:05 a.m. to 5:05 p.m. (also 5:55 p.m.), and return from the park from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (additional trip at 6:00 p.m.)

92 WOODBINE SOUTH 

  • Starting June 26, buses running from Woodbine subway station and loop south of Queen via Queen, Eastern, Coxwell, Lake Shore and Woodbine.  Service is provided every 15 minutes Monday through Friday from about 9:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and from about 6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.  Weekend and holiday service is provided every 15 minutes from about 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Buses turn at Queen at other hours.

SCARBOROUGH RT CLOSING FOR IMPROVEMENTS JUNE 26 TO SEPTEMBER 3

  • The SCARBOROUGH RT will be closed completely starting Sunday, June 26, so that the loop at Kennedy Station can be replaced with a "Y" - similar to the system used to turn our subways around.

  • During the closure the following surface route changes will be in effect: 

603/603A SRT SHUTTLE

  • High-capacity articulated buses will provide frequent "Local/Express" service between a temporary bus terminal in the paid area of Kennedy Station and Scarborough Centre/McCowan Stations.  Buses will make stops for passengers at Kennedy Station, both ways on Brimley at Lawrence and Ellesmere, Scarborough Centre Station, Grangeway & Progress and Bushby & McCowan (McCowan Station) only.  603/603A "Scarborough Centre" service will be provided every minutes or better, leaving Kennedy Station from 6:00 a.m. (Sundays 9:12 a.m.) to 1:35 a.m., and Scarborough Centre Station from 5:44 a.m. (Saturdays 5:45 a.m., Sundays 8:57 a.m.) to 1:18 a.m.  603 "McCowan Station" buses will run Monday-Friday only with service every 4 minutes during rush hours and every 8 minutes during the off-peak.  Buses will leave Kennedy Station from 6:00 a.m. to 6:32 p.m. and McCowan Station from 5:40 a.m. to 6:20 p.m.

54 LAWRENCE EAST

  • Buses will not enter Lawrence East Station.  Board buses on Lawrence at Kennedy or Midland.

57/57A MIDLAND

  • Additional buses will be added every day over the entire route, providing improved service between Kennedy Station and Midland Avenue in the vicinity of Lawrence East, Ellesmere and Midland Stations.  During Monday-Friday rush hours a special short-turn service (57A) will be added to provide combined service every 3-4 minutes between Kennedy Station and Progress & Midland.

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September 6, 1988

34D EGLINTON EAST

  • Monday-Friday rush hour buses now run from Scarborough College via Military Trail to Morningside, and then over the regular routing to Kennedy Station.

137 SUMMERHILL/BLOOR PREMIUM EXPRESS

  • A new Monday-Friday rush hour premium express/local service leaving from Glen Rd. & Highland to Downtown.  Buses pick up from 6:40 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at any stop from Glen Rd. & Highlandvia Glen Rd., Douglas Dr., Summerhill, Maclennan, Scholfield, Highland, Glen Rd., Elm and Sherbourne to Bloor Street.  Buses return from downtown from 3:25 p.m. to 5:25 p.m.  Buses pick up and unload downtown westbound on Richmond at Church, Yonge, Bay and York and eastbound on Adelaide at University, Bay, Yonge and Church. 

  • Along with your regular fare (adult, senior, student, child - ticket, token, Metropass or a valid transfer) you'll have to pay a supplement of 50¢.

96J WILSON

  • 96J buses are providing extra service on Saturdays from about 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. between Wilson Station and Jane, looping at Jane via Jane, Beverly Hills Crescent and Wilson.

136 Wynford heights PREMIUM EXPRESS

  • A new Monday-Friday rush hour premium express/local service leaving from Wynford Heights Crescent to Downtown.  Buses pick up at all stops on Wynford to Eglinton from 6:35 a.m. to 8:05 a.m. Buses return from downtown from 4:10 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.  Buses pick up and unload downtown westbound on Richmond at Church, Yonge, Bay and York and eastbound on Adelaide at University, Bay, Yonge and Church.

  • Along with your regular fare (adult, senior, student, child - ticket, token, Metropass or a valid transfer) you'll have to pay a supplement of $1.25.

95F YORK MILLS

  • 95F buses are now running east of Conlins Rd. on Ellesmere to Kingston Rd., from about 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday only.

106A YORK UNIVERSITY EXPRESS

  • 106A service is again provided Monday-Friday from about 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. between Wilson Station and York University.

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