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January 3, 1993

9 BELLAMY 

  • Sunday hours of operation reduced, with last trips leaving at 8:30 p.m. from both Warden Station and Scarborough Centre Station. 

36G finch west "Steeles via Fenmar"

  • Monday-Friday rush hour service from Finch Station into the Fenmar industrial area discontinued.

68a warden "Ellesmere"

  • Monday-Friday rush hour service from Warden Station into the industrial area northeast of Ellesmere & Warden discontinued.

95b york mills "Rouge Hill GO Station"

  • Sunday service on Military Trail, Lawson Rd. and Port Union Rd. discontinued, buses on the 95B branch will continue to provide service Monday-Saturday. Sunday service on York Mills and Ellesmere between York Mills Station and Kingston Rd. (95F) will be provided every 15 minutes all day and evening.

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February 14, 1993

36B finch west "Humberwood"

  • Starting Monday, February 15, Monday-Friday service will be provided on Humberwood between Humberline and the existing 37A Islington bus loop.  Buses will run from the existing 37A loop via Humberwood, Humberline, Humber College and Finch to Finch Station and return via Finch, Humberline and Humberwood.  Two trips will be provided in the a.m. rush hour leaving Humberwood at 6:08 a.m. and 6:29 a.m. and leaving Finch Station at 5:15 a.m. and 5:35 a.m.  Service is also provided during the day and afternoon rush hour period leaving Humberwood from 9:46 a.m. to 7:19 p.m. and Finch Station from 8:49 a.m. to 6:31 p.m.  Buses turn at Humberline at other hours.

143 premium express via queen east

  • Starting Monday, February 15, Monday-Friday afternoon rush service will be added to this route.  Buses will leave Simcoe Street at 4:40, 5:05, 5:30 and 5:55 p.m. and pick up on Adelaide at University, York, Bay, Yonge and Church and on Jarvis at King.  Buses then run express to Woodbine & Queen, dropping off customers on Queen Street between Woodbine and Neville Park Loop.

165B/165D WESTON RD. NORTH

  • Service on Weston Rd. was recently extended from Langstaff Rd. to a new off-street loop at Rutherford Rd. Service on Weston Rd. north of Steeles is provided 18 hours a day (Sunday from about 8:15 a.m.), 7 days a week.

105 WILSON HEIGHTS

  • Service was recently removed from the Glen Shields residential area and extended north on Dufferin Street to a new off-street loop between Centre Street and Highway 7. Service on Dufferin north of Steeles is provided Monday-Saturday from about 5:30 a.m. to 10: 30 p.m. (Saturdays to about 6:45 p.m.).

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March 1993

3 ANCASTER PARK

  • Starting Monday, March 29, we’re extending service further into the Ancaster Park area. Buses will now loop via Maniza, Home Rd., Ancaster Rd., Gilley Rd. and Wilson Avenue. And in order to accommodate Dehavilland’s shift changes better, afternoon rush hour service will now leave Wilson Station from 3:10 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. and Dehavilland from 3:20 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

36B FINCH WEST

  • Starting Monday, March 15, service will also be provided during the morning rush hour. Buses will run Monday through Friday only, leaving Humberwood from 6:08 a.m. to 7:19 p.m. and Finch Station from 5:15 a.m. to 6:31 p.m.

New Express Stops

  • 35E JANE – both ways on Jane at Trethewey / Lippincott and at Maple Leaf / Church.

  • 96D WILSON – eastbound on Albion Rd. (nearside) at Weston Rd. and westbound on Albion Rd. (farside on bridge) at Weston Rd.

  • 136 PREMIUM EXPRESS VIA WYNFORD – eastbound on Adelaide (farside) at Jarvis and at Sherbourne (starts March 22).

  • 141 PREMIUM EXPRESS VIA MT. PLEASANT – both ways on Mt. Pleasant at Elm (Branksome Hall).

  • 142 PREMIUM EXPRESS VIA AVENUE RD. – both ways on Avenue Rd. at Edmund (De LaSalle).

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May 9, 1993

7C BATHURST

  • Sunday service will start earlier about 6:00 a.m., providing new Sunday morning service on Bathurst between Lawrence and St. Clair. 

511 BATHURST

  • Streetcars will be replaced by buses on Friday evenings from about 6:30 p.m., and all day Saturdays and Sundays, between Bathurst Station and the Exhibition during the 5-week track job on Bathurst between Bloor and Bathurst Station. NOTE: Streetcars will provide service during the busy Victoria Day weekend.

506/306 CARLTON

  • Streetcars replaced by buses during 12-week track job on Gerrard Street East between Greenwood and Coxwell.  506 streetcars will run between High Park and Broadview, looping via Broadview, Dundas and Parliament. 506 buses will run between Main Street Station and Spadina, looping via Spadina, Russell and St. George.  306 will be replaced by buses between Dundas West Station and Main Street Station.

29 DUFFERIN

  • Buses extended into Exhibition Place after about 9:15 a.m. every day.

314 DUFFERIN BATHURST

  • Service between Exhibition West and Steeles via Dufferin, Lawerence and Bathurst will now finish at about 5:30 a.m. on Sundays.

52A LAWRENCE

  • The new 52A branch will run from about 6:00 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. on Sunday mornings, between Dufferin and Yonge.

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

  • Service to and from Metro Zoo provided until about 8:00 p.m.  86A service is provided daily; 13 and 85B services are provided on weekends and holidays only.

ONTARIO PLACE BUS

  • Special bus service between Union Station and Ontario Place will be provided. No transfers issued or accepted on this special fare service.

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June-July 1993

511 bathurst

  • Increased service provided for the summer for events at Ontario Place and Exhibition Place.

505 Dundas

  • From the start of service on Thursday July 1 until the finish of service on Sunday July 4, buses will replace streetcars between Broadview Station and Dundas West Station during track reconstruction in the intersection of Dundas & Church.  Buses will divert around the construction both ways via Jarvis, Shuter and Victoria.

604 Harbourfront

  • Increased service will be provided on weekends and holidays to accommodate customers traveling to and from the Ferry Docks and Harbourfront Centre.  Don't forget - on your return trip you pay your fare at Union subway station after leaving the streetcar. 

30 LAMBTON

  • On summer weekends and holidays starting June 20, from about 11.00 a.m. to 6 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. 

64 main

  • Starting Sunday, June 20, buses will run every 15 minutes from about 11.00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays and holidays to provide increased service to the Beach.

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

  • Service to and from Metro Zoo provided until about 9:00 p.m.  86A service is provided daily; 13 and 85B services are provided on weekends and holidays only.

COMMUNITY BUS CHANGES

  • Starting Monday, June 21, we’re making minor routing and schedule adjustments to our 401 NORTH BATHURST, 402 PARKDALE, 403 SOUTH DON MILLS and 404 EAST YORK community bus routes. There’ll be no change to existing 400 LAWRENCE MANOR routing or service.

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September 1993

17A BIRCHMOUNT "14th Avenue"

  • Saturday, September 4, will be the last day for Saturday service on this branch.  Buses will continue to be provided Monday-Friday rush hour service.

128A BRIMLEY NORTH "14th Avenue"

  • Friday, September 3, will be the last day for this Monday-Friday rush hour service.

506 CARLTON

  • Streetcars will be replaced by buses Friday, 7:00 p.m. to Monday, 5:00 a.m., for the weekends of September 17-20 and September 24-27, during track replacement on Gerrard Street East at Parliament.

  • Route 506 streetcars will run between High Park and Main Street Station, diverting both ways via Church, Dundas and Broadview. 

  • Route 506 shuttle buses will provide service on College and Gerrard between Bay Street (looping via Bay, Elm and University) and Broadview (looping via Broadview, Dundas & Logan).

43C KENNEDY "16th Avenue"

  • Saturday, September 4, will be the last day for Saturday service on this branch.  Buses will continue to be provided Monday-Friday rush hour service.

504 KING

  • Starting, September 7, streetcars will be replaced by buses on King Street west of Dufferin during construction between Close Avenue and The Queensway and at King & Atlantic.  During the two-phase construction period streetcars will turn back at Dufferin & King, looping in Exhibition West Loop.

  • During Phase I (Sept. 7-25) eastbound streetcars will divert via north on Dufferin, east on Queen and south on Shaw.

  • During Phase II (Sept. 26 - Oct. 16) westbound streetcars will divert via north on Shaw, west on Queen and south on Dufferin.  

  • Route 504 shuttle buses will run both ways between Dundas West Station (streetcar platform) and Shaw St. through both phases.

24D VICTORIA PARK "Alden"

  • Friday, September 3, will be the last day for this Monday-Friday rush hour service.

68B WARDEN "16th Avenue"

  • Starting September 7, new Monday-Friday midday and all day Saturday service will be added.  Buses leave Warden Station from 5:10 a.m. to 5:53 p.m.  Buses leave 16th Avenue from 6:05 a.m. to 6:48 p.m.  On Saturdays buses leave Warden Station from 7:56 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. and leave 16th Avenue from 8:46 a.m. to 6:47 p.m.

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October 17, 1993

35B JANE "Via Pioneer Village"

  • Buses will now loop clockwise via Jane, Steeles, Murray Ross and Shoreham.

36B FINCH WEST "Humberwood"

  • Buses now run both ways via Humber College Blvd. and Humberline and do not provide service on Finch Avenue west of Humber College Blvd.

191 HIGHWAY 27 EXPRESS

  • A new stop has been added both ways at Queen's Plate Drive (the entrance to Woodbine Shopping Centre).

139 HUNTINGWOOD

  • Buses will run every 30 minutes on Sundays between Sheppard Station and Scarborough Centre Station via Sheppard, Victoria Park, Huntingwood and McCowan.

96 WILSON "Humber College"

  • Buses will now loop at Humber College Monday-Friday evenings and all day on weekends via Humber College Blvd., Finch and Humberline.

319 WILSON

  • Buses are now looping at Humber College via Humber College Blvd., Finch and Humberline.

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November 21, 1993

6F BAY

  • Monday-Friday rush hour buses will loop at Front via Front, Yonge, Lake Shore and Bay.  Southbound destination changed to "Lake Shore"

9 BELLAMY

  • Rerouted 7 days a week to run via Corporate Drive instead of Progress both ways between Bellamy and Consilium Place.  Service on this portion of Progress will be provided 134 TAPSCOTT and 171 PROGRESS EAST buses.

191 HIGHWAY 27 EXPRESS

  • Monday-Friday rush hour looping at Steeles expanded to provided a new service on Royalcrest.  Buses will loop clockwise via Royalcrest, Highway 27, Steeles and Martin Grove during the morning rush hour and counterclockwise via Martin Grove, Steeles, Highway 27 and Royalcrest during the afternoon rush hour.  There's no change to departure times.

37B ISLINGTON

  • Currently, Sunday service to Woodbine Centre has been provided on Rexdale Blvd. as required.  This will now become a regular Sunday service, running between Islington & Bergamot and Woodbine Centre from about 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Connection at Islington & Bergamot with the 37 ISLINGTON bus to and from Islington Station.

171 PROGRESS EAST

  • Monday-Friday rush hour service rerouted to run both ways via Progress Avenue.  Service on Corporate Drive will be provided by the 9 BELLAMY route.

134/134B TAPSCOTT

  • Looping through the Crow Trail/Finchdene area revised 7 days a week to loop clockwise via Tapscott, Newgale, Finchdene, Finch, Baldoon and Crow Trail until 12:00 noon and counterclockwise via Crow Trail, Baldoon, Finch, Finchdene, Newgale and Tapscott after 12:00 noon.  During Monday-Friday rush hours, 134B buses run to McNicoll before completing the loop.

96A/96D WILSON

  • 96A "Carrier Drive" Monday-Friday rush hour buses running between York Mills Station and Carrier Drive will now provide a new service both ways via John Garland between Kipling and Martin Grove.

  • Existing Monday-Friday midday service via Westhumber will be identified as 96D

  • The existing 96D "Humber College Express" service will now be identified as 96E.

91C/91F WOODBINE

  • The Monday-Friday looping at York Mills will be expanded.  Buses will loop clockwise via Brookbanks, Three Valleys, Laurentide, Silverdale, York Mills and Valley Woods until 12:00 noon, and counterclockwise via Valley Woods, York Mills, Silverdale, Laurentide, Three Valleys and Brookbanks after 12:00 noon. Service will no longer be provided on Laurentide between Silerdale and York Mills.

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