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An uncommon sighting of an empty double decker seen serving Hazeldean Mall as Local Route 164 in Ottawa's West end on March 31st. Usually filled with passengers, now a phantom on wheels.

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And yes, my travel was essential...

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My submissions for the feature photo; opening day (April 12, 2020) of the southwest Transitway in Winnipeg:

- Two BLUE line rapid transit buses pass at Clarence Station

- A BLUE line rapid transit bus departs Chervier Station destined for the University of Manitoba.

Cheers,

Alex.

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During the closure of Eglinton West Station, for the Eglinton Crosstown, the 109 RANEE route is limited to southern service only to Lawrence West. The service on Marlee is replaced by the 163 OAKWOOD route, until September 2020. This is TTC Orion VII NG EPA10 8393 entering Lawrence West station, on the 12th of April, 2020.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Calgary Transit has been placing larger buses on certain routes, to ensure that proper social distancing guidelines are being met.  This means higher volume routes in the city may have articulated buses running on it all day, and some higher volume shuttle routes may have 40-foot buses on them.  Calgary Transit 6026 is seen heading southbound at 52 Street and 106 Avenue SE while working Route 23 - 52 Street East.

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The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) displaying a special bus to honor all front-line workers throughout the Victor Valley. Adorned with eyes and a very large face covering, the VVTA bus salutes all ‘essential workers’ that are traveling to their jobs and keeping the community running.

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Air Canada has just announced the retirement of its and Rouges A319’s, E190’s and 767’s. Here is an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767 just after takeoff at Toronto Pearson (YYZ) back in January.2B67B745-9D2F-4ECC-AC39-A1B36AEA7AAF.thumb.jpeg.8b0603e9256b3986e18576c21e9ba4b8.jpeg

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On Friday May 11th 2020, the segment between Montreal Central station and Bois-Francs station on the Deux-Montagnes line was permanently closed for work on the new Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) light metro system. Here we see MR-90 EMU #481 leading a Deux-Montagnes bound train passing on the former location of the Mont-Royal station during the last day of service

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OC Transpo closed down O-Train Line 1 (Confederation Line) for planned maintenance on May 2 and 3, 2020; May 9 to 13, 2020. Replacement buses were implemented during the planned closure, Route R1. Buses 8133 and 8026 at Hurdman Station on May 12, 2020.

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Greyhound Canada tentatively shut down operation as of the end of the day on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. The loss of ridership due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus was the reason for the shut down. It is not known how long the shut down is for, and when, and if Greyhound Canada will resume operations. On the final day, Greyhound Canada 0644, a Prevost X3-45, departs the Toronto Bus Terminal at 4:30 PM destined to Kitchener.

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TTC 5276 leading a consist of T1s, on the eastbound Bloor-Danforth, near the Byng Ave. pedestrian bridge, in the afternoon of the 18th of April, 2020.

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E40LFR 2112 heads east on Broadway at Cambie as a 9 Boundary.  Route 9 has only two weeks of trolleybus operation left; with the June 22 changes the route will change to diesel operation to allow for construction to begin on the Broadway subway extension.

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