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46 minutes ago, FlyerD901 said:

Whats the reason behind making 19 into 17. Just leave it 19 from SQ1 to 407.

2 From SQ1 to P.C Credit has been resurrected , Most of you probably to young for that.

I recall something called the 202 Express...but I never actually saw one. When did that exist? 

I remember the 201 service on Dunda aswell, and saw it get killed off. 

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9 hours ago, TransferCutter said:

Service changes effective April 27th sign up

Are the Eglinton changes not happening after all? That'd be sad.

18 minutes ago, Doppelkupplung said:

I recall something called the 202 Express...but I never actually saw one. When did that exist?

2005 to 2011 iirc. 202 was just the old name for the 103 -- the renumbering happened as Brampton introduced Zum on Main, and MT wanted something shiny to show for the occasion.

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The Hurontario corridor changes are in response to the LRT construction. Frequencies for routes 2 and 17 are not far off from what is currently offered on the 19 outside of peak periods, however the Saturday service is going to be a issue going from 8 minutes currently to 15-17 minutes on the 2 and 17. 

Eliminating the branches of route 19 will allow for better vehicle loading as currently the 19 does get busier than the 19A/19B/19C, as it serves some busy stops south of the Queensway. 

Route 2 frequency

Weekday 18-20 minutes early AM; 9-10 minutes AM peak, Midday, PM peak; 15 minutes evening; 20 minutes overnight.

Saturday 20 minutes early AM; 15-17 minutes midday; 15 minutes evening; 30 minutes late evening. 

Sunday 20 minutes early AM; 15 minutes midday; 16-18 minutes evening; 30 minutes late evening. 

Route 17 Frequency

Weekday 18-20 minutes early AM; 10 minutes AM peak, Midday, PM peak; 15 minutes evening; 18 minutes overnight.

Saturday 20 minutes early AM; 15-17 minutes midday; 28-30 minutes late evening.

Sunday 18-20 minutes early AM, 15-17 minutes midday; 28-30 minutes late evening.

Other Changes

Route 25 will be expanded to cover the industrial area currently served by route 19B. It will have a revised routing with 2 buses and run every 13 minutes during peak periods. Connections to route 103 will be made at Hurontario and Milverton.

Route 103 will have another stop at Hurontario and Milverton in both directions to connect with route 25.

Route 104 will have midday service added with 20 minute service using 5 buses. 

Route 107 will now serve Humber all year round instead of getting cut back to Westwood during the spring/summer months.

 

On 3/23/2020 at 9:56 PM, cm99746 said:

So we're pretty much going back to the 1980s with 2 Hurontario and what was the 19 (now 17) Hurontario North, and a transfer at Square One needed to travel the full length of Hurontario.  The only real difference is the 17 will turn back at Hurontario & 407 instead of running to Shoppers World.

 

On 3/24/2020 at 9:38 AM, FlyerD901 said:

Whats the reason behind making 19 into 17. Just leave it 19 from SQ1 to 407.

2 From SQ1 to P.C Credit has been resurrected , Most of you probably to young for that.

The original route 2 existed since Mississauga Transit began under Charterways in 1969. While it always has served Hurontario it was not until September 1971 when it served Hurontario fully from the City Centre to Port Credit. It also had several routing variations west of Port Credit to Sheridan Mall over the ensuing years.

The September 13, 1971 system revamp had route 2 operating along Hurontario from the City Centre to Port Credit, then along Mississauga Road, Indian, Lorne Park, Truscott, Kelly, Tredmore, Bromsgrove, and then on Southdown to Sheridan Mall. Essentially the routing covered Lorne Park and Park Royal, now covered by present day routes 14 and 29.

On January 2, 1973 route 2 was branched into route 2A and 2B. Route 2A covered almost the same routing as above, except the loop through Park Royal now extended to Winston Churchill instead of Tredmore. Route 2B operated along Hurontario from the City Centre to Port Credit and then on Lakeshore to Pine Loop (Port Credit west boundary).

A major system expansion on October 21, 1974 eliminated the 2A and 2B branches and route 2 continued to serve Hurontario from the City Centre to Port Credit and then west, however it now went west on Lakeshore to Lorne Park Road, Truscott, Winston Churchill, Bromsgrove and Southdown to Sheridan Mall. The service on Mississauga Road and Indian Road was eliminated.

Another service change on February 10, 1975 modified route 2 to serve Lakeshore west of Port Credit all the way to Clarkson, and then north on Southdown directly to Sheridan Mall. The service in Lorne Park and Park Royal covered by route 2 would be covered by the new route 14 (no relation to today’s route).

On March 5, 1979, route 2 was cut back to only operate on Hurontario between Square One and Port Credit. The service on Lakeshore and Southdown was replaced by extending route 23 (introduced in 1976) from Pine Loop to Sheridan Mall. This was part of a system wide route restructuring due to budget cuts.

Route 2 on Hurontario between Square One and Port Credit is how most people remember the route and it would remain a major route serving the Hurontario corridor until May 9, 1994 when route 19 would be extended south from Square One to Port Credit, and route 2 was downgraded to weekday service. Route 2 and 19 would combine to provide service on Hurontario south of Square One until September 6, 1994 when it was cancelled, being replaced by additional route 19 service. Route 19A then ran between Port Credit and Brampton, while 19B provided additional service between Port Credit and Square One.

A long post, but it does have a interesting story, and it has been interesting that all the other original MT routes stood the test of time but route 2 didn’t. Now almost 26 years since it got cancelled the route makes a return.

On 3/24/2020 at 10:45 AM, Sid said:

Are the Eglinton changes not happening after all? That'd be sad.

2005 to 2011 iirc. 202 was just the old name for the 103 -- the renumbering happened as Brampton introduced Zum on Main, and MT wanted something shiny to show for the occasion.

I sure hope the Eglinton changes are just happening later now (say June) because it will be really disappointing if they do nothing about all the duplication on that corridor. Then again, this has been the typical M.O during the entire MiWay Five plan, create plans and then turn back on them to the point very little of what is originally proposed gets implemented, or things come out of lefty field. For example, the 2020 information sessions for MiWay Five didn't include any plans for the 2 or 17, or midday service for the 104. The MiWay website also still lists the Eglinton corridor changes as going ahead for April 27. 

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No one seems to have documented the March 2, 2020 Service Changes.  The most significant o them being the extension of all overnight 19 HURONTARIO service (have the 2 and 17 been officially assigned names aside from the obvious HURONTARIO SOUTH and HURONTARIO NORTH which not only make for a long route name, but additionally redundant names when factoring in the route direction as they've done with the documentation here) to the Hwy. 407 Terminal.

Service Changes

Effective: Mar. 2, 2020

Planned service changes based on customer feedback are scheduled to occur every 6 to 8 weeks throughout the year. Below are schedule and routing changes that will take effect on Mar 2, 2020.

1 Dundas East

  • Weekday eastbound departure time from South Common Centre will change from 7:58 p.m. to 7:57 p.m.

3 Bloor East

3 Bloor West

4 Sherway Gardens East

  • Weekday departure time from Dundas Street at Wolfedale Road will change from 4:53 a.m. to 4:52 a.m.

4 Sherway Gardens West

  • Stop 0700 located at Confederation Parkway north of Queensway West will no longer be serviced by Route 4 Sherway Gardens West. Use alternate stop 3198 located at Queensway West at Confederation Parkway.

5 Dixie North

5 Dixie South

7 Airport North

  • Weekday departure time from City Centre Transit Terminal will change from 5:35 p.m. to 5:37 p.m.

8 Cawthra North

  • Weekday departure time from Port Credit GO will change from 5:46 a.m. to 5:45 a.m.

9 Rathburn-Thomas East

  • Stop 2970 located at Rathburn Road east of Confederation Parkway will no longer be serviced by Route 9 Rathburn-Thomas. Use alternate stop 0851 located at Rathburn Road at Confederation Parkway.

11 Westwood North

11 Westwood South

13 Glen Erin North

  • Weekday departure time from Clarkson GO will change from 9:04 p.m. to 9:08 p.m.

13 Glen Erin South

  • Weekday departure times from Meadowvale Town Centre will change:
    • 12:54 a.m. changed to 12:53 a.m.
    • 8:14 p.m. changed to 8:18 p.m.
    • 9:53 p.m. changed to 9:57 p.m.

15 Drew East

  • Weekday departure time from Airport Road at Hull Street will change from 5:07 a.m. to 5:05 a.m.
  • Weekday departure time from Cardiff Boulevard at Lorimar Road will change from 10:05 a.m. to 10:07 a.m.

15 Drew West

  • Weekday departure times from Westwood Square will change:
    • 5:19 a.m. changed to 5:17 a.m.
    • 5:40 a.m. changed to 5:38 a.m.

16 Malton South

  • Weekday departure times from Westwood Square will change to improve a connection with Route 24 Northwest:
    • 5:05 a.m. changed to 5:04 a.m.
    • 6:05 a.m. changed to 6:04 a.m.

19 Hurontario North

  • Weekday late night schedules will change.
  • Late night trips will be extended from Britannia Road to the 407 Park and Ride and Hurontario Street to extend 24-hour service along the entire route.

19 Hurontario South

  • Weekday late night schedules will change.
  • Late night trips will be extended from Britannia Road to the 407 Park and Ride and Hurontario Street to extend 24-hour service along the entire route.

20 Rathburn East

  • Weekday departure time from Erindale GO will change from 5:44 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
  • Stop 2970 located at Rathburn Road east of Confederation Parkway will no longer be serviced by Route 20 Rathburn. Use alternate stop 0851 located at Rathburn Road at Confederation Parkway.

22 Finch East

  • Saturday and Sunday schedules will change.
  • Weekday departure time from Westwood Square will change from 12:37 a.m. to 12:43 a.m. to improve connections at Westwood Square.

22 Finch West

  • Saturday and Sunday schedules will change.
  • Weekday departure time from Etobicoke Hospital will change from 12:52 a.m. to 12:58 a.m. to improve connections at Westwood Square..

23 Lakeshore East

  • Weekday departure times from Clarkson GO will change:
    • 9:26 a.m. changed to 9:25 a.m.
    • 12:02 a.m. changed to 12:03 a.m.

23 Lakeshore West

  • Weekday departure times from Long Branch GO will change:
    • 12:39 a.m. changed to 12:40 a.m.
    • 8:46 a.m. changed to 8:45 a.m.
    • 11:27 p.m. changed to 11:28 p.m.

24 Northwest South

  • Weekday departure time from Westwood Square will change to improve a connection with Route 16 Malton:
    • 5:51 a.m. changed to 5:54 a.m.

28 Confederation North

  • Saturday schedules will change.
  • Stop 2970 located at Rathburn Road east of Confederation Parkway will no longer be serviced by Route 28 Confederation. Use alternate stop 3289 located at Confederation Parkway at Rathburn Road.

28 Confederation South

29 Park Royal-Homelands North

  • Weekday departure time from Clarkson GO will change from 5:31 p.m. to 5:43 p.m.

32 Lisgar GO North

32 Lisgar GO South

36 Colonial-Ridgeway North

  • Stop 0944 located at Ridgeway Drive at Bertrand Road Walkway will be reinstated for service.

38 Creditview North

  • Weekday departure time from Glengarry Road at Dundas Street will change from 3:39 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.

38 Creditview South

  • Weekday departure time from Meadowvale Town Centre will change from 6:57 a.m. to 6:55 a.m.

39 Britannia East

  • Stop 3024 located at Derry Road West of Terragar Boulevard will be moved 130 meters east to improve the safety of the left hand turn from Derry Road onto Lisgar Drive.

43 Matheson-Argentia North

43 Matheson-Argentia South

44 Mississauga Road South

  • Weekday departure time from Meadowvale Town Centre will change from 6:21 a.m. to 6:20 a.m.

49 McDowell East

  • Weekday departure time from McDowell Drive at Churchill Meadows Boulevard will change from 9:19 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.

49 McDowell West

  • Weekday departure time from Erin Mills Town Centre will change from 3:13 p.m. to 3:12 p.m.
  • Weekday departure time from Streetsville GO will change from 5:30 p.m. to 5:29 p.m.

53 Kennedy North

  • Weekday departure time from Hurontario Street at Central Parkway will change from 11:02 p.m. to 11:03 p.m.

53 Kennedy South

  • Weekday departure time from Hurontario Street and the 407 Park and Ride will change from 11:34 p.m. to 11:36 p.m.

61 Mavis South

  • Stop 2970 located at Rathburn Road east of Confederation Parkway will no longer be serviced by Route 61 Mavis. Use alternate stop 0851 located at Rathburn Road at Confederation Parkway.

67 Streetsville GO North

67 Streetsville GO South

  • Weekday schedules will change.
  • Weekday departure times from Streetsville GO will change:
    • 6:18 p.m. changed to 6:30 p.m.
    • 6:42 p.m. changed to 6:45 p.m.

68 Terry Fox South

  • Weekday departure time from Creditview Road north of Britannia Road will change from 12:41 a.m. to 12:43 a.m.
  • Stop 2970 located at Rathburn Road east of Confederation Parkway will no longer be serviced by Route 68 Terry Fox. Use alternate stop 2585 located at Rathburn Road at Living Arts Drive.

70 Keaton East

  • Weekday departure time from Matheson Boulevard west of Hurontario Street will change from 3:45 p.m. to 3:46 p.m.

71 Sheridan-Subway East

71 Sheridan-Subway West

76 City Centre-Subway West

  • Weekday departure times from Islington Subway will change:
    • 5:35 p.m. changed to 5:39 p.m.
    • 5:44 p.m. changed to 5:48 p.m.

76 City Centre-Subway East

  • Weekday departure times from the City Centre Transit Terminal will change:
    • 5:38 p.m. changed to 5:40 p.m.
    • 5:54 p.m. changed to 5:57 p.m.
    • 6:10 p.m. changed to 6:14 p.m.
    • 6:26 p.m. changed to 6:30 p.m.
    • 6:42 p.m. changed to 6:45 p.m.
    • 6:58 p.m. changed to 7:00 p.m.
    • 7:14 p.m. changed to 7:15 p.m.

90 Terragar-Copenhagen West

  • Stop 3024 located at Derry Road West of Terragar Boulevard will be moved 130 meters east to improve safety.

100 Airport Express East

  • Weekday departure time from the Winston Churchill Transitway Station will change from 4:00 a.m. to 3:58 a.m.

101 Dundas Express East

101 Dundas Express West

110 University Express North

  • Weekday departure time from Clarkson GO will change from 8:01 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

110 University Express South

  • Weekday departure times from City Centre Transit Terminal will change:
    • 4:00 p.m. changed to 4:01 p.m.
    • 7:36 p.m. changed to 7:38 p.m.
    • 8:15 p.m. changed to 8:17 p.m.
    • 8:45 p.m. changed to 8:46 p.m.

309 St. Joseph-Rathburn South

  • Stop 2970 located at Rathburn Road east of Confederation Parkway will no longer be serviced by Route 309 St. Joseph-Rathburn. Use alternate stop 0851 located at Rathburn Road at Confederation Parkway.

 

MiWay is also relaunching its website on March 31.  The biggest change is incorporating Metrolinx's Trip Planner as the MiWay default.

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On 3/24/2020 at 10:45 AM, Sid said:

Are the Eglinton changes not happening after all? That'd be sad.

You'll have to do a search on the new MiWay site as they've rearranged (and apparently hidden) some links.  I've mentioned it before, but in using the Triplinx trip planner you can't plan using stop numbers.  Since you need to select an agency, I don't see why they can't add each agency's stop IDs.  It's now a 50/50 guess as to which stop (assuming the cross-streets don't change name at the intersection) to select.  Granted it's not that far generally to the other stop if you select the wrong one, but it's weird they'd eliminate the ability to differentiate or specify. 

Here's the revised MiWay5 implementation plan for 2020 (the map still hasn't been updated to reflect the April 27 Service Changes):

Simplifying Hurontario local services in anticipation for Hurontario LRT Construction

Route 19s Hurontario

Date: April 27, 2020

Routes simplified and streamlined to minimize service impacts due to upcoming Hurontario LRT Construction.

Enhancing the Eglinton Corridor by Eliminating Service Duplication

Date: June 29, 2020

Route 7 Airport

Revised routing to service Northwest Drive and end at Renforth Transitway Station (previously serviced by Route 24 Northwest).

Route 24 Northwest

Cancelled and merged with Route 7 Airport. Alternate routes: revised Route 7 Airport and 107 Malton Express.

Route 34 Credit Valley

Cancelled to eliminate service duplication. Alternate route: enhanced Route 35/35A Eglinton with increased service frequency.

Route 35 Eglinton-Ninth Line / 35A Eglinton-Tenth Line

Increased service frequency.

Seamless Connections with the New Kipling Station (Toronto)

Date: September 7, 2020

Routes relocated from Islington Station to the new Kipling Station:

  • 1 Dundas / 1C Dundas-Collegeway
  • 3 Bloor
  • 11 Westwood
  • 26 Burnhamthorpe
  • 35 Eglinton-Ninth Line / 35A Eglinton-Tenth Line
  • 70 Keaton
  • 71 Sheridan-Subway
  • 76 City Centre-Subway
  • 101/101A Dundas Express
  • 108 Meadowvale Business Express
  • 109 Meadowvale Express

Lisgar and Meadowvale Area Routing Changes and Integrating the New Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Park

Date: October 26, 2020

Revised routes to service the new Churchill Meadows Community Centre on Ninth Line:

  • 9 Rathburn-Thomas
  • 35 Eglinton-Ninth Line
  • 39 Britannia

Route 35A Eglinton-Tenth Line

Will be merged with Route 35 Eglinton-Ninth Line to eliminate variants.

Route 49 McDowell

Revised routing to eliminate service duplication and expand service to Peacock Drive and Vista Boulevard.

Route 50 Lisgar-Churchill Meadows

New route travelling between Meadowvale Town Centre and the Winston Churchill Transitway Station, replacing Route 39 along Lisgar Drive and Route 9 on Churchill Meadows Boulevard.

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20 hours ago, leniwy said:

Noticed on Google Maps routes 2 & 17 on Hurontario .Still no schedules , but something might be coming.

Same, nothing on their website or Twitter about Routes 2 & 17. Still says 19 Hurontario North & South.

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On 4/9/2020 at 7:30 PM, leniwy said:

Noticed on Google Maps routes 2 & 17 on Hurontario .Still no schedules , but something might be coming.

 

2 hours ago, Xtrazsteve said:

With the current situation, I don't think they need to split the route yet.

Schedules are finalized quite some time before they are released publicly. All the changes outlined by Silly Tilley in a post from March 28 found on the previous page of this thread are going forward.

Yesterday MiWay released the GTFS file for the next board period and that's why the new routes are now showing up on Google. Expect public outreach from MiWay this coming week. Although not included in Silly Tilley's post, the 39 is seeing midday service increase to 24 minutes  (from 28) on weekdays with the addition of a base block. 

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There was a set of further service reductions announced for Monday, April 6 only to have been partially rescinded on Wednesday, April 8 with additional service restoration on Monday, April 13.  I've noted the ones that I remember seeing as I wasn't expecting the changes to be rescinded so quickly.  The express routes returning but serving all local stops appears to be a compromise at increasing service on those corridors.  The wording of the service changes is a bit confusing with the some of the same routes being listed as restored and cut.

Effective on April 13:

We will resume regular service on some routes and cancel GO Shuttle routes. In addition, some express routes will be restored and will service all local stops along the route. These changes are in addition to our current service reductions.

Weekday Service Changes

  • Regular service will resume:
    • 1 Dundas
    • 19 Hurontario 
    • 35 Eglinton 
  • Express service will resume with reduced frequencies, making all local stops:
    • 101 Dundas Express
    • 103 Hurontario Express
    • 104 Derry Express
  • GO Shuttle routes listed below will be cancelled:
    • 32 Lisgar GO
    • 37 Creditview-Erindale GO
    • 64 Meadowvale GO
    • 67 Streetsville GO

Saturday Service Changes

  • Regular service will resume:
    • 1 Dundas

Current Service Reductions:

Weekday Service Changes

  • Reduced service:
    • 1 Dundas (initially announced April 7)
    • 3 Bloor (initially announced April 7)
    • 5 Dixie (initially announced April 7)
    • 11 Westwood (initially announced April 7)
    • 19 Hurontario (initially announced April 7)
    • 22 Finch
    • 32 Lisgar GO
    • 35 Eglinton-Ninth Line (initially announced April 7)
    • 37 Creditview-Erindale GO
    • 44 Mississauga Road
    • 61 Mavis
    • 64 Meadowvale GO
    • 66 McLaughlin
    • 67 Streetsville GO
    • 109 Meadowvale Express
    • 110 University Express
  • Cancelled:
    • 100 Airport Express
    • 101 Dundas Express
    • 103 Hurontario Express
    • 104 Derry Express
    • 107 Malton Express
    • 185 Dixie Express
    • 300 Series School Routes

Saturday Service Changes

  • Reduced service:
    • 1 Dundas
    • 3 Bloor
    • 19 Hurontario
    • 26 Burnhamthorpe (initially announced April 7)
    • 109 Meadowvale Express
  • Cancelled:
    • 101 Dundas Express
    • 103 Hurontario Express
    • 107 Malton Express
    • 110 University Express

Sunday Service Changes

  • Reduced service:
    • 19 Hurontario
    • 109 Meadowvale Express
  • Cancelled:
    • 101 Dundas Express
    • 103 Hurontario Express
    • 107 Malton Express
    • 110 University Express
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On 4/10/2020 at 8:57 PM, MT0603 said:

 

Schedules are finalized quite some time before they are released publicly. All the changes outlined by Silly Tilley in a post from March 28 found on the previous page of this thread are going forward.

Yesterday MiWay released the GTFS file for the next board period and that's why the new routes are now showing up on Google. Expect public outreach from MiWay this coming week. Although not included in Silly Tilley's post, the 39 is seeing midday service increase to 24 minutes  (from 28) on weekdays with the addition of a base block. 

I saw the blocks for the 2 and 17 on T55

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From MiWay website :

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We’ve changed our local service along the Hurontario corridor to minimize impacts to travel and deliver reliable service during
Hurontario Light Rail Transit construction (HuLRT).

HuLRT construction began in March 2020 – it is expected to last five years and will temporarily reduce lanes on parts of
Hurontario Street.

There are three major changes starting on April 27, 2020:
Route 19 Hurontario will be split into two new routes: Route 17 Hurontario and Route 2 Hurontario
Route 19 Variants (19A, 19B and 19C) will be cancelled
Route 25 Traders Loop will be revised to provide service to portions of the former Routes 19A and 19B

Note: Route 103 Hurontario Express will continue to travel on Hurontario Street between Brampton Gateway Terminal and Port Credit
GO Station. It does not stop at City Centre Transit Terminal. Service reductions are in effect on this and other routes until
further notice. This route will be making all local stops along Hurontario due to COVID-19 changes to service.

 

So it's official 😟

 

tps://web.mississauga.ca/miway-transit/hurontario/://web.mississauga.ca/miway-transit/hurontario/

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The 6 CREDIT WOODLANDS is being routed to serve the CCTT south entrance while the elevator is being replaced as part of the upgrades to the Terminal.  The notice says until further notice, but the second notice has it and the 28 CONFEDERATION stop being relocated to platform H where the 66 McLAUGHLIN (slight pet peeve that the c is captialized on the desto) with the April 27 Service Changes.  The 66 McLAUGHLIN moves to platform F where the northbound 19 HURONTARIO services currently operate.  The 2/17 HURONTARIO (they're going to need to distinguish that if people aren't referring to the route number, maybe the 2 could be PORT CREDIT?) get platform E where the 6 CREDIT WOODLANDS and 28 CONEDERATION currently operate and platform D which currently serves the southbound 19 HURONTARIO services is designated as drop off presumably for any 2s or 17s if the other route is at the platform to allow for easy transfers.

When the Terminal was initially at capacity, why wasn't routing service along Square One Dr. considered?  The only time it had ever seen service was when the old City Centre Shuttle was running.  With the traffic circle at Square One and Duke of York it'd make turning the buses around fairly easy for routes approaching from the east.  The current accessibility detour for the 6 CREDIT WOODLANDS does nothing for passengers coming from the east without having to transfer to the 91 HILLCREST or 28 CONFEDERATION.

The revised system maps are also now available for viewing on the Maps page of MiWay's site.

Route 6 CREDIT WOODLANDS detour notice:

Current
  • Detour on route 6 starting Apr 13, 2020 for elevator construction at the City Centre Terminal. Route 6 will service temporary stops on Square One Dr to provide access to the lower terminal entrance between Duke of York Blvd and Hammerson Dr. Five stops will be missed on Living Arts Dr and Rathburn Rd between Prince of Wales Dr and the terminal. Click here for details.
Upcoming
  • April 27, 2020

    Platform location at the City Centre Transit Terminal will change from Platform E located on the east side to Platform H located on the west side. View our updated terminal map for platform locations.

Transit Toronto has a more details, but hasn't included the map with the detour routing:

6 CREDIT WOODLANDS

Starting Monday, April 13, buses no longer drop off or pick up passengers in City Centre Terminal. However, the buses continue to pass through the terminal before dropping off or picking up passengers at temporary stops.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Living Arts Drive and Prince of Wales Drive, then detour:

eastward along Prince of Wales;
northward along Duke of York Boulevard; and then
eastward along Square One Drive to Entrance #7 to Square One [mall], across from the lower entrance to City Centre Terminal,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive at Square One Drive and Rathburn Road West,
  • on Rathburn Road West at Duke of York Boulevard and
  • in City Centre Terminal at platform E.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Square One Drive at to Entrance #7 to Square One [mall], across from the lower entrance to City Centre Terminal.

Buses then “deadhead” (proceed without passengers):

eastward along Square One;
northward along Hammerson Drive;
westward along Rathburn Road West;
through City Centre Terminal; then continue
eastward along Rathburn West;
southward along Hammerson; and then
westward along Square One to just west of the lower entrance to City Centre Terminal.

Westbound buses start their trips on Square One Drive, just west of the lower entrance to City Centre Drive, then proceed:

westward along Square One;
southward along Duke of York Boulevard; and then
westward along Prince of Wales Drive to Living Arts Drive,
resuming their regular route southward along Living Arts.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in City Centre Terminal at platform E and
  • on Living Arts Drive south of Rathburn Road West and at Prince of Wales Drive.

Instead, westbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Square One Drive, just west of the lower entrance to City Centre Drive.

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No one seemed to notice the last part of the Hurontario corridor Service Change that overnight service will be interlined from 10pm to 4am:

These routes will be interlined between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., so you won’t need to transfer when your route ends at the City Centre Transit Terminal; you can stay on the same bus to continue your journey.

Also announced on April 16 along with the other Service Changes taking place on April 27 are these additional service improvements/resumption of service:

New Service Reductions – Effective on April 27:

We will resume regular service on some routes. Express routes will be making all local stops. These changes are in addition to our current service reductions.

Weekday Service Changes

Regular service will resume on the following routes. Express routes will make all local stops:

  • 5 Dixie
  • 22 Finch
  • 66 McLaughlin
  • 101 Dundas Express
  • 103 Hurontario Express
  • 104 Derry Express

Saturday Service Changes

Regular service will resume on the following routes. Express routes will make all local stops:

  • 101 Dundas Express
  • 103 Hurontario Express

Sunday Service Changes

Regular service will resume on the following routes. Express routes will make all local stops:

  • 103 Hurontario Express

The message then continues with the Current Service Reductions list a few posts up.  I know the situation is rather fluid in terms of service levels but it does seem a bit confusing when a route appears in both lists.  Are they reduced until April 27 or will regular service resume for only part of the day (say daytime) and the rest of the day stays on the reduced service?  It could be explained or worded a bit more clearly.

The latest MiWay Five 2020 map has been uploaded with the split Hurontario routes.  There are still links to the old one (from January or February) scattered throughout the website which are now dead.  Has anyone been saving them as they've been updated throughout the entire process?  It'd be interesting to see the changes over the whole exercise. 

Once the LRT is up and running will they keep the separate routes or bring back the single 19 HURONTARIO?  (Which I just noticed is the sum of the 2 HURONTARIO and 17 HURONTARIO route numbers!)  It was admitted that some bus service would still be required to serve passengers in between the LRT stops.  I guess the 103 HURONTARIO EXPRESS will be supplanted by the LRT?

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23 hours ago, Gil said:

The latest MiWay Five 2020 map has been uploaded with the split Hurontario routes.  There are still links to the old one (from January or February) scattered throughout the website which are now dead.  Has anyone been saving them as they've been updated throughout the entire process?  It'd be interesting to see the changes over the whole exercise. 

I have the 2015 (first edition), April 2016 update, October 2016 update, July 2017 update, February 2020 update and the most recent update saved. I'm pretty sure I have all the annual service plan PIC presentations saved as well. I've been meaning to get all my MiWay Five material up into a Google Drive folder to share. 

With the new website up unfortunately the old Transitway page is gone along with all the links to the various EA project files. Fortunately enough Google has the pages cached and I saved all the files. Will have to put those up into a Google Drive folder to share as well. 

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On 4/18/2020 at 10:39 PM, Gil said:

No one seemed to notice the last part of the Hurontario corridor Service Change that overnight service will be interlined from 10pm to 4am:

These routes will be interlined between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., so you won’t need to transfer when your route ends at the City Centre Transit Terminal; you can stay on the same bus to continue your journey.

Also announced on April 16 along with the other Service Changes taking place on April 27 are these additional service improvements/resumption of service:

New Service Reductions – Effective on April 27:

We will resume regular service on some routes. Express routes will be making all local stops. These changes are in addition to our current service reductions.

Weekday Service Changes

Regular service will resume on the following routes. Express routes will make all local stops:

  • 5 Dixie
  • 22 Finch
  • 66 McLaughlin
  • 101 Dundas Express
  • 103 Hurontario Express
  • 104 Derry Express

Saturday Service Changes

Regular service will resume on the following routes. Express routes will make all local stops:

  • 101 Dundas Express
  • 103 Hurontario Express

Sunday Service Changes

Regular service will resume on the following routes. Express routes will make all local stops:

  • 103 Hurontario Express

The message then continues with the Current Service Reductions list a few posts up.  I know the situation is rather fluid in terms of service levels but it does seem a bit confusing when a route appears in both lists.  Are they reduced until April 27 or will regular service resume for only part of the day (say daytime) and the rest of the day stays on the reduced service?  It could be explained or worded a bit more clearly.

The latest MiWay Five 2020 map has been uploaded with the split Hurontario routes.  There are still links to the old one (from January or February) scattered throughout the website which are now dead.  Has anyone been saving them as they've been updated throughout the entire process?  It'd be interesting to see the changes over the whole exercise. 

Once the LRT is up and running will they keep the separate routes or bring back the single 19 HURONTARIO?  (Which I just noticed is the sum of the 2 HURONTARIO and 17 HURONTARIO route numbers!)  It was admitted that some bus service would still be required to serve passengers in between the LRT stops.  I guess the 103 HURONTARIO EXPRESS will be supplanted by the LRT?

The plan I have been told will see all exist stop remain once the LRT is up and running and will be service by a local bus. Until the split surface, I was expecting it to be the 19 running anywhere between 10-20 minutes, as there isn't indication what the headway will be at this time. Wouldn't be surprise to see every 15 minutes up to X time and 20 after it 7 days a week. The 103 is to disappear once the LRT is running.

Depending when COVID-19 is not an issue and when ridership gets back to norm, they are going to need artic to carry riders at this new headway schedule and seeing a lot of close doors until the LRT is running.

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8 hours ago, mikenoza said:

Since route 19 has been split into 2 routes, what does the new destination signs say now? Does it still use the N/S prefix? Or does it say now 2 HURONTARIO SOUTH & 17 HURONTARIO NORTH?

Here are the new destination signs for Route 2 and 17.

2N HURONTARIO TO CITY CENTRE

2S HURONTARIO TO PORT CREDIT GO

17N HURONTARIO TO 407/GO TERMINAL

17S HURONTARIO TO CITY CENTRE

Still says Hurontario on both routes. Note that both routes use the same platform to minimize walking distance for transfers at City Centre Transit Terminal. Between 10 PM until 4 AM the next day on weekdays or the final departure on weekends/holidays, you stay on the same bus if starting on the 17 and need to head south along the Route 2. No need to switch buses during the late evening/early morning hours. 

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Plexiglass "Bio Shields" being installed on the entire MiWay fleet, allowing for front door boarding and fare collection to resume once fully rolled out. Note that these should not be confused to be any sort of driver protection shield.

This is a in-house design and from what I understand, it will take at least 2 months to roll this out to the entire fleet of 500 buses.

 

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