Service changes for 1989

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Service changes for 1990

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January 3, 1989

17B BIRCHMOUNT "Steeles"

  • Short-turn "local" Monday-Friday morning rush hour service now provided between Steeles and Warden Station instead of from Staley Loop (north of Finch).  Buses loop at Steeles via Wintermute, Mount Castle and Steeles.

122 GRAYDON HALL

  • New all-day Saturday service now provided every 22-23 minutes until about 12:30 a.m. between York Mills Station and Fenelon & Graydon Hall.

102 MARKHAM rd. "McNicoll"

  • New Monday-Friday evening service now provided until about 12:45 a.m. between Warden Station and McNicoll & Markham Rd.

132 MILNER

  • New Monday-Friday service now provided every 27 minutes between the rush hours between Scarborough Centre Station and McLevin & Sewells.

131 NUGGET

  • New Monday-Friday evening service now provided every 30 minutes until about 12:15 a.m. between Scarborough Centre Station and McLevin & Neilson.

78 ST. ANDREWS

  • New all-day Saturday service now provided every 30 minutes until about 12:30 a.m. between York Mills Station and Bayview (Carluke Crescent).

137 SUMMERHILL/BLOOR PREMIUM EXPRESS

  • Service and fares have been fine-tuned on this route.  Buses will now run every 22-23 minutes from 7:32 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. and pick up at all stops 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 4:42 p.m. to 6:35 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 25¢.

136 Wynford heights PREMIUM EXPRESS

  • Service and fares have been fine-tuned on this route.  Buses will run from Wynford Heights Crescent at 7:05 a.m., 7:40 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. and will pick up at all stops on Wynford, St. Dennis and Don Mills to Overlea & Gateway. Buses return from downtown at 4:40 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 5:50 p.m. and 6:25 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 $1.00.

95B YORK MILLS "Rouge Hill GO Station"

  • New all-day Saturday and Sunday service now provided until about 12:45 a.m. between York Mills Station and Rouge Hill GO Station.  

  • Evening weekend service between York Mills Station and Scarborough College (95) discontinued.

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February 5, 1989

7 BATHURST "Steeles"

  • New Monday-Friday rush hour looping at Steeles. From Wilson Station via Wilson and Bathurst, looping via Fisherville, Torresdale, Steeles and Bathurst. 7 evening and weekend buses, and all 7C buses will continue to loop via Fisherville, Carpenter, Steeles, Village Gate and Greenwin Village Drive.

36E/36F/36G FINCH WEST

  • 36E "Milvan" branch rerouted to loop via Toryork, Milvan, Rumike, Lindy Lou and Jayzel to Finch.

  • 36F "Rumike" branch dicontinued.

  • 36G "Fenmar" - a new Monday-Friday rush hour branch between Finch Station and Steeles & Fenmar.  From Finch Station via Finch, Weston Rd. and Fenmar, looping via Fenmar, Steeles, Turbina and Garyray.  Service provided every 17 minutes during the morning rush hour and every 18-19 minutes during the afternoon rush.

35A JAne "Via Hullmar"

  • Service via Hullmar will now be provided 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.

52E Lawrence "Culford"

  • Monday-Friday service between Lawrence West Station and Culford from about 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. extended to from Lawrence Station.  Service provided every 17-18 minutes during rush hours and every 30 minutes during the off-peak hours.

138 South Kingsway

  • New Monday-Friday route between Jane Station and Queensway with service every 20 minutes from about 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  From Jane Station via Bloor and South Kingsway, looping via Ormskirk, Southport and Queensway.

96K WILSON "Langstaff"

  • New Monday-Friday rush hour branch between Wilson Station and Langstaff & Wilson Rd. with service every 18 minutes during the morning rush hour and every 16 minutes during the afternoon rush hour.  Buses will run from Wilson Station via Wilson and Weston Rd. to an off-street loop at Langstaff.  During the afternoon rush, buses southbound will divert via the existing 96F/G looping at Steeles via Steeles, Barmac and Ormont.

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April 16-17, 1989

85D sheppard east and 10 van horne 

  • Starting April 17, the 85D Monday-Friday rush hour Express/Local branch of the SHEPPARD EAST route will be discontinued and replaced by the new 10 VAN HORNE route. Buses will run via the same routing (Sheppard, Don Mills and Van Horne to Victoria Park) and will run express on Sheppard Avenue making no stops for passengers between Sheppard Station and Don Mills.  Regular 40-foot buses will be replaced by articulated buses and service will be reduced slightly to reflect the higher capacity of the artics.

SUMMER ZOO SERVICE

  • Starting April 16, 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 14 and resumed on September 5.

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May 21-23, 1989

FERRY DOCKS SHUTTLE BUS

  • Starting May 21, 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.

13B ROUGE HILL

  • Starting May 23, Monday-Friday service will be revised to provide some connections to and from GO trains at Rouge Hill Station.

55 WARREN PARK

  • Bus service will again be provided into Warren Park, from May 23 to November 24.  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).

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June 1989

30 LAMBTON

  • On summer weekends and holidays starting June 25, 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 3 to September 4 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.)

92A WOODBINE SOUTH 

  • Starting June 25, 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.

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September 3, 1989

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November 26, 1989

5, 5C AVENUE RD.  

  • Buses will run over the regular routings from Queen’s Park (5) or from Gerrard (5C) to Oriole Parkway and Chaplin, then run via Oriole Parkway and Eglinton to bus bay #9 at Eglinton Station., providing a new service on this section of Oriole Parkway 18 hours a day (Sunday from about 8:00 a.m.), 7 days a week. Service on Yonge Street between Chaplin and Eglinton will now be provided by the extended YONGE 97 route.

18B, 18C CALEDONIA 

  • Buses will run over the regular routings (18B via Bridgeland, 18C via Orfus) from Yorkdale Station to Lansdowne & Davenport, then run via Davenport, Dovercourt and Bloor to Ossington Station, providing a new two-way service on Dovercourt Rd., 18 hurs a day (Sunday from about 8:45 a.m.) 7 days a week. for service on Lansdowne south of Davenport, transfer and Lansdowne & Davenport to 47 LANSDOWNE buses.

19 CHURCH

  • Starting Monday, November 27, buses will run over the regular routing to Spadina and Front and the run via Spadina and Queens Quay to provide a new service on Queens Quay between Spadina and Bathurst 12 hours a day, Monday to Friday only. Buses will loop west of Bathurst via Stadium Rd., Lake Shore Blvd. and Bahturst. For service on Bathurst, south of Front, and on Fleet Street, use ROUTE 511 streetcars.

27 DOWNTOWN

  • Starting Monday, November 27, this route will be replaced by the new 97B branch of the 97 YONGE route. Buses on Yonge Street will no longer enter St. Clair or Rosedale subway station.

94B WELLESLEY

  • Starting Monday, November 27, all buses will run westbound to Ossington Station only. Service on Dovercourt Rd. will be replaced by the extended 18 CALEDONIA route.

97, 97A, 97B YONGE

  • Buses will run south of Eglinton Station to Davisville Station 18 hours a day, (Sunday from 9:00 a.m.), replacing the current 5 AVENUE RD. service on this portion of Yonge Street. Starting November 27, a new 97B branch of the route will provide Monday-Friday service on Yonge Street between Steeles and Front (via Davisville Station in both directions) from about 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., replacing 27 DOWNTOWN service between St. Clair Station and Front, and providing an alternative to the YONGE subway line. Rush hour buses on this branch of the route will run every 12 minutes. Buses on Yonge Street will no longer enter Eglinton, St. Clair or Rosedale subway station. The 320 YONGE Blue Night Network route provides service on Yonge Street between Steeles and Lake Shore when the YONGE subway is closed.

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