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January 1992

100 FLEMINGDON PARK 

  • Starting Sunday, January 5, all buses running between Eglinton Station and Broadview Station will run via Concorde Place from about 5.30 a.m. (Sunday from about 9.00 a.m.) to 1.30 a.m., 7 days a week.  In conjunction, the current rush hour 100B branch (Concorde Place - Broadviw Station via Linkwood) will return to previous routing as the 100D branch running via Linkwood Lane between Broadview Station and Eglinton & Don Mills (Wynford).

37A ISLINGTON 

  • Starting Monday, January 6, buses on the current 37D branch running between Islington Station and Highway 27 will be renamed 37A and extended west on Rexdale Blvd. and northbound on Humberwood to an off street loop north of the residential development.  Service will be provided Monday-Friday to about 10 p.m. and Saturdays to about 7 p.m.  Buses will continue to run both ways via Woodbine Center. 

504 KING 

  • Starting Monday, January 6, streetcars will provide three direct trips from Long Branch loop to downtown.  Streetcars signed "504 PARLIAMENT" will leave Long Branch loop at 7.25, 7.34 and 7.43 a.m., and run via Lake Shore, Queensway and King to downtown, arriving at Yonge & King at 8.26, 8.35 and 8.44 a.m.  Streetcars continue east on King to Parliament.

132 MILNER

  • Starting Monday, January 6, we're extending the route to make a large loop through Venture Drive/Casebridge Court industrial area during Monday-Friday rush hours.  Morning rush hour buses (132A) will serve the industrial area first and loop via Milner, Morningside, Sheppard, Venture Dr., Casebridge, Morningside, Sewells, McLevin, Neilson, Sewells and Brenyon Way.  During the afternoon rush, buses (132B) will reverse the looping and service the residential area first.  There is no change to Monday-Friday two-way off peak service on Brenyon way.

131 NUGGET 

  • Starting Monday, January 6, we'll be providing new mid-day and evening service to Finch Avenue east of Morningside (Malvern Neighbourhood 3 and the loop at Old Finch Avenue).  Buses will run between Scarborough Centre Station and Finch Monday through Friday until about 11 p.m. Later service in the evening will continue to turn at McLevin & Morningside.

60B STEELES WEST 

  • Starting Sunday, January 5, we'll be providing new Saturday evening service (after about 8 p.m.) and service on Sundays until about 10 p.m. on Steeles Avenue as far west as Martin Grove.  After 10 p.m. on Sundays, buses will continue to run between Finch Station and Islington Avenue.

DIAMOND LANES

  • The curb lanes on Don Mills Rd. both ways between Overlea Blvd. and Baxter Greene Rd. and one lane of Eglinton Avenue between Brentcliffe and Keele will be reserved for buses and taxis from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

  • Starting January 6, the curb lanes of Dundas Street between Dixie Rd. and Kipling Station will be reserved for High Occupancy Vehicles (buses, taxis, private vehicles with 3 or more occupants and emergency vehicles) from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, except public holidays.  The Dundas HOV lanes are a first in Canada.

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March 29, 1992

132 Milner

  • Starting March 30, the Monday-Friday rush hour routing to Venture Drive will be revised to provide two-way service on Brenyon Way. Buses will run from Scarborough Centre Station over regular routing to Milner & Murison, then run via Murison, Breckon, Brenyon, Sewells, Neilson, McLevin, Sewells, Morningside and Venture, looping via Thornmount.  There's no change to service.

71 Runnymede

  • Starting March 29, buses will loop via Coe Hill, Queensway, South Kingsway, Ormskirk, Southport, Windermere Pl. and Windermere during all off peak hours, 7 days a week.  Buses will continue to loop via Coe Hill, Queensway, Southport, Windermere Pl. and Windermere during Monday-Friday rush hours.

TTC Parking Lots

  • Starting April 1, your Metropass gets you FREE parking (a saving of more than $55.00 a month) at the following Metropass parking lots located closest to the subway station.

Finch - East Lot - enter off Yonge Street

Kipling - South Lot - enter off Kipling Ave

Finch - West Lot - enter off Hendon Ave

Victoria Park - enter off Victoria Park Ave

Islington - Main Lot - enter off Bloor Street

Warden  - South Lot - enter off Warden Ave

Islington - Lomond Lot - enter off Bloor and Aberfoyle

Wilson - North Lot - enter off Wilson Hts Blvd.

Kennedy - South Lot - enter off Kennedy Rd or Eglinton Ave E.

Wilson - South Lot - enter off Tippett Rd.

Kipling - North Lot - enter off Dundas Street

Yorkdale - enter off Yorkdale Rd.

  • After 10:00 a.m. on weekdays (3:00 p.m. at the Finch, Islington and Kipling North lots) and all day on weekends and holidays, you can also park free at the Metropass lots.  Remember - overnight parking is not allowed in any of the TTC commuter parking lots.

  • To encourage higher transit use, starting April 1, the TTC parking lots shown below will be free to all transit users.

Eglinton West - East Lot - enter off Eglinton Ave  W.

Keele - enter off Bloor Street and Indian Rd.

Eglinton West - West Lot - enter off Eglinton Ave  W.

Kennedy - North Lot - enter off Eglinton Avenue East

Ellesmere - enter off Ellesmere Rd

Lawrence East - enter off Lawrence Avenue East

Finch - East Lot - enter off Willowdale Ave.

Warden  - North Lot - enter off Warden Ave

Islington - Cordova Lot - enter off Islington Avenue

Wilson - West Lot - enter off Wilson Avenue

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May 10, 1992

6G BAY

  • An additional Monday-Friday rush hour branch starts May 11 to provide service over the busiest portion of the route. 6G buses will run between Bay subway station and Dundas, looping north of Bloor via Davenport, Yonge and Yorkville, and north of Dundas via Edward, Elizabeth and Elm.

29 DUFFERIN

  • Starting May 10, buses will run into the Exhibition Grounds every day after about 9:15 a.m. until the start of the CNE to provide a more convenient service to Ontario Place. No service into the CNE grounds during the Molson Indy.

12D KINGSTON RD.

  • A new Monday-Friday morning rush hour branch starts May 11 to provide additional service on Victoria Park between Victoria Park Station and Bingham Loop (Kingston Rd.).

54B LAWRENCE EAST

  • A new Monday-Friday rush hour branch to provide service over the busiest portion of the route. Buses will run between Lawrence East Station and Morningside, looping at Morningside via Lawrence, Morningside and Kingston Rd.

13 ROUGE HILL, 86A SCARBOROUGH, 85B SHEPPARD EAST

  • Starting May 10, buses will run to the Metro Zoo until about 9:00 p.m. Scarborough 86A buses run every day while Rouge Hill 13 and Sheppard East 85B buses provide service to the Zoo during weekends and holidays only.

166 SILVER HILLS-GRAYDON HALL

  • Route discontinued after Saturday, May 9. SILVER HILLS 115 buses and GRAYDON HALL 122 buses from York Mills Station provide service into the areas until about 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday only.

89B WESTON

  • A new Monday-Friday rush hour branch (89B) starts May 11 to run between Keele Station and the off-street loop north of Jane Street.

  • The existing 89A “Church” short turn service running from Keele Station and looping north of Lawrence via King, George and Church will be discontinued.

DAVISVILLE STATION BUS ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION STARTS MAY 11

  • We’re reconstructing the west bus roadway at Davisville Station to repair salt and moisture damage. During the construction, which will be completed this Fall, YONGE 97 buses will not enter Davisville Station, buses will connect both ways with the subway at St. Clair Station. BAYVIEW 11, DAVISVILLE 28 and GLENCAIRN 14 buses will continue to turn at Davisville Station, but bus loading locations will be altered during the construction.

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June 22, 1992

 

June 22, 1992

Expanded Community Bus Service

  • Starting June 22, 1992, four new regular-fare community bus routes will be operated - 401 NORTH BATHURST between Steeles and Sheppard, 402 PARKDALE between Bloor and the area south of King, 403 SOUTH DON MILLS between Don Mills and Thorncliffe Shopping Centres and 404 EAST YORK between Coxwell & Mortimer and Shoppers World. At the same time the existing LAWRENCE MANOR route will be renumbered 400. The routes link up shopping centres, hospitals, senior citizen homes, etc. in the areas.

  • Although anyone can use it, community bus service is intended primarily for customers who have difficulty taking conventional transit service.  The special low-floor buses used seat 12-18 plus space for two people in wheelchairs, and the doors are equipped with the kneeling feature.

  • Community bus service on each route is provided every hour, Monday through Friday (except holidays) only from about 9:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m.

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September 1992

190 City Centre Express

  • Route discontinued and replaced by the new 85G branch of the Sheppard East route.  Last day of service will be September 4.

167 Consumers Rd.

  • Route discontinued and replaced by the new 85C branch of the Sheppard East route.  Last day of service will be September 4.

139B Huntingwood

  • 139B branch discontinued and replaced by the new 85C branch of the Sheppard East route.  Last day of service will be September 4.

171 Progress East

  • Starting Monday, September 7, a new Monday-Friday rush hour branch will provide service between Scarborough Centre Station and Centennial College via Progress and Corporate Drive.

85C Sheppard East

  • Starting Monday, September 7, a new Monday-Friday branch will provide service from about 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. between Sheppard Station and Victoria Park & Consumers Rd. via Sheppard Avenue.  The new service replaces the 167 Consumers Rd. route and the 139B branch of the Huntingwood route.

85E Sheppard East EXPRESS

  • Starting Monday, September 7, a new Monday-Friday rush hour branch will provide additional express service to Sheppard Station only. 85E and 85F express branches run express between Victoria Park and Sheppard Station stopping at Don Mills only. 85E "McCowan" local branch will be discontinued.

85G Sheppard East

  • Starting Monday, September 7, a new Monday-Friday branch will provide service from about 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. between Sheppard Station and Scarborough Centre Station via Sheppard and Brimley.  The new service replaces the 190 City Centre Express route.

165 Weston rd north

  • Starting Sunday, September 6, hours of operation north of Steeles will be expanded to include service Monday-Friday evenings and all day and evening on weekends and holidays.

  • Later in September, the route will be extended from Langstaff Rd. to a new off-street loop at Rutherford. 165D buses will run from York Mills Station to Rutherford during off-peak hours and 165E buses will run between Rutherford and Wilson Station during rush hours only.

105 Wilson Heights

  • Starting Monday, September 5, buses will run between Wilson Station and a new off-street loop at Highway 7 via Wilson Heights and Dufferin.  Service on the route will continue to be provided Monday-Saturday from about 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. (7 p.m. on Saturdays).

CHANGE IN HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Last trip times are being cut back on the following routes: 5 AVENUE RD, 6 BAY, 11 BAYVIEW, 126 CHRISTIE, 42 CUMMER, 127 DAVENPORT, 33 FORREST HILL, 14 GLENCAIRN, 82 ROSEDALE, 88 SOUTH LEASIDE, 10 VAN HORNE, 165 WESTON RD NORTH and 98 WILLOWDALE-SENLAC.

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October 13, 1992

504 king

  • Starting Tuesday, October 13, major reconstruction will begin on the streetcar tracks and road structure of King Street at the railway underpass east of Dufferin Street.  The project is expected to take about 6 weeks.

  • During the reconstruction, the 504 KING route will be split into two parts.  Streetcars will continue to run on the east section both ways between Broadview Station and Bathurst via Broadview, Queen and King. Streetcars will continue south on Bathurst to the streetcar loop on Fleet Street.  In the west end, streetcars will be replaced with buses running both ways between Dundas West Station and Church via Roncesvalles and King.  Buses will loop at Church via Toronto, Adelaide, Church and King.

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