Several changes will take effect November 18, 2018 (unless otherwise noted) and include service increase, service reliability improvements, new express stops, construction-related changes, schedule/route changes, route name changes and seasonal service adjustment.

Service Increase

505 Dundas

Service will be increased to reduce crowding in various periods through the week.

Service Reliability Improvements

The Service Reliability Program, which continuously monitors and improves schedules to better match observed operating conditions, will result in new schedules for the following lines/routes:

Line 1 Yonge-University (effective November 19, 2018)

One additional train will be added to the schedule during the morning and afternoon peak periods from Monday to Friday to improve service reliability.

6 Bay

Schedules will be adjusted Monday to Friday morning peak period to improve service reliability. Additional trips will operate southbound from Davenport Road and Dupont Street in the morning peak period as a result.

7 Bathurst

Schedules will be revised Monday to Friday to improve service reliability. Headways will be improved slightly in the morning and afternoon peak periods.

81 Thorncliffe Park

Schedules on this route will be adjusted from Monday to Sunday in order to improve service reliability. 

505 Dundas

Schedules will be revised all periods of the week to improve service reliability.

511 Bathurst

Service patterns in the daytime, from Monday to Friday, will operate with two branches. One branch will operate to Exhibition and the other will operate to Front Street. 

New Express Stops

95 York Mills/995 York Mills Express

Express stops at Brookbanks Drive on Parkwoods Village Drive (eastbound #8025, westbound #8024) will be added to the 995 York Mills Express to standardize the stop spacing in the York Mills corridor.

Construction-related Changes

Kennedy Station

Line 5 Eglinton construction on the north side of Kennedy Station bus terminal will be ending. The following routes are currently utilizing temporary platforms and will be returned to their original platforms:

  • 12 Kingston Rd
  • 57 Midland
  • 34 Eglinton East
  • 43 Kennedy
  • 21 Brimley
  • 131E Nugget
  • 334 Eglinton East (westbound)
  • 343 Kennedy

7 Bathurst

With the end of TTC construction at Bathurst Station, buses on this route will return to regular service through the bus loop.

511 Bathurst

Construction in the bus roadway at Bathurst Station will be complete and this route will return to its regular platform location.

Schedule/Route Changes

54 Lawrence East (effective November 24, 2018)

Schedules will be adjusted on this route on Saturday in the morning period. Service from approximately 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. will change to operate every 8 to 9 minutes.

81 Thorncliffe Park

Service will be adjusted on this route so that the routing along Thorncliffe Park Drive operates counter-clockwise during all periods. Scheduled service levels will remain largely the same for most periods of operation. In the afternoon peak period from Monday to Friday, service will change from every 7 minutes to every 8 minutes.

93 Parkview Hills (effective November 19, 2018)

Schedules will be adjusted on this route in the morning peak period from Monday to Friday, in order to reduce conflicts at Woodbine Station with buses on 91 Woodbine. There will be no change to service levels.

Route Name Changes

41 Keele/941 Keele Express (effective November 19, 2018)

In the peak periods, the 941 Keele Express will replace the express service currently provided by 41E (Keele Station - Finch West Station Express). The 41A branch will be renumbered 41. Scheduled service levels on the express service will remain unchanged and will operate in the same time periods, and the same routing and express stops will be served.

95 York Mills/995 York Mills Express (effective November 19, 2018)

In the peak periods, the 995 York Mills Express will replace the express service currently provided by 95E (York Mills Station - U of T Scarborough Express). Scheduled service levels on the express service will remain unchanged and will operate in the same time periods, and the same routing will be served.

131 Nugget / 903 Kennedy-Scarborough Centre Express

The 131A Nugget (Scarborough Centre Station - Old Finch) branch will be renumbered 131. In the peak periods, 131E Nugget (Kennedy Station - Old Finch Express) will be eliminated. Local service east of Scarborough Centre will be operated by 131 (Scarborough Centre Station - Old Finch) trips.

A new route, 903 Kennedy-Scarborough Centre Express, will replace the limited-stop peak period service from Kennedy Station to Scarborough Centre Station. Scheduled service levels on the express service will remain unchanged and will operate in the same time periods, and the same routing and stops will be served.

188 Kipling South Rocket/944 Kipling South Express (effective November 19, 2018)

The 944 Kipling South Express will replace the express service currently provided by the 188 Kipling South Rocket. Scheduled service levels on the express service will remain unchanged and will operate in the same time periods, and the same routing and stops will be served 

192 Airport Rocket/900 Airport Express

The 900 Airport Express will replace the express service currently provided by the 192 Airport Rocket. Scheduled service levels on the express service will remain unchanged and will operate in the same time periods, and the same routing and stops will be served.

Seasonal Service Adjustment

Line 2 Bloor-Danforth (effective December 23, 2018)

Service will be reduced during the peak and midday periods to match the decline in ridership during the holidays in December.