Coast Mountain Bus Company route 41 'Joyce Stn / Crown / UBC'
University Endowment Lands
W. 41st Avenue at Crown Street*
University of British Columbia
|Operations||Vancouver Transit Centre|
Hamilton Transit Centre (one trip only)
|Vehicles||Nova Bus LFS |
Nova Bus LFS HEV
NFI E40LFR (select trips only)
NFI XDE60 (one trip only)
|Branches||41 Joyce Station|
41 To Crown (select trips)
41 To Dunbar (few trips)
41 41st and Oak (late night trips)
* select weekday trips and most weekend/holiday trips short-turn at W. 41st & Crown.
41 Joyce Station/UBC is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The route runs from Joyce Station to UBC Exchange with select trips terminating at Crown during off-peak hours. It serves multiple neighbourhoods including but not limited to Collingwood, Killarney, Oakridge, Kerrisdale and Dunbar. It is a major east-west route with average headways of 5-6 minutes during peak periods. Express service is provided along the same route by 43 Joyce Station/UBC.
It is a Frequent Transit Network route providing seven day service 15 minutes or better for 15 hours or more, seven days a week.
Beginning at Joyce Station, the route runs on Joyce Street until Kingsway where it becomes 41st Avenue. The route follows 41st Avenue until terminating at Crown or continues onto Southwest Marine Drive until 16th Avenue. The route terminates at UBC Exchange by traveling 16th Avenue and turning onto Wesbrook Mall.
When school is in session, a school trip runs out of Hamilton Transit Centre and departs from W. 41st Avenue & Alma Street during the PM peak heading towards Joyce–Collingwood Station before turning doing trips on the 43 Joyce Station/UBC.
Select westbound trips departing from Joyce Station terminate at W. 41st Avenue & Crown Street. Late night trips terminate at 41st & Oak and are usually run by New Flyer Industries E40LFR units coming off of a trip on the 19 Kingsway and Joyce. However, E40LFR units occasionally appear on the 41 doing unlisted training runs.
Points of Interest
- Joyce–Collingwood Station (Bay 4)
- Memorial Park South
- Mountainview Cemetary
- John Oliver Secondary School
- Oakridge Shopping Centre
- Oakridge–41st Avenue Station (Bay 2 – Joyce Station) (Bay 5 – UBC)
- Kerrisdale Community Centre
- Vancouver College (VC)
- Crofton House School
- Dunbar Loop
- Pacific Spirit Regional Park
- UBC Hospital
- UBC Exchange (Bay 5)
- The route was formerly a trolley route with service between Joyce Station and Crown.
- September 1951 - Service introduced as 41 Forty–First, Vancouver's first crosstown route connecting Joyce Loop at Joyce Street and Kingsway to Crown and Marine Drive
- August 1975 - Service extended to UBC to replace the 46 UBC–Marine
- October 1976 - Service extended from Joyce Loop to Kingsway and Marlborough in Burnaby. Select trips that extended down Kingsway from Joyce were operated by diesel buses, leaving from UBC every 15 minutes during the day and 30 minutes at night, Monday to Saturday. Trips leaving Kingsway and Marlborough left Kingsway and Marlborough via Marlborough, Bennett, Nelson, Kingsway, Joyce, 41st, to UBC 
- January 1986 - Terminus of select trips to Burnaby moved from Kingsway and Marborough to Metrotown Station
- March 1986 - Eastern terminus moved to Joyce Station from Joyce Loop ; all select trips extending to Metrotown Station canceled
- January 1993 - 41 UBC Express service introduced with two morning peak trips from Joyce Station; the service made limited stops at major cross streets and operated non-stop between Granville and Marine Drive at Camosun
- December 2008 - Significant portion of the route, between Joyce Station and Crown, joins the Frequent Transit Network
- April 2012 - All trips revised to operate along Wesbrook Mall between W 16 Ave and SW Marine Drive
- The Buzzer July 3, 1964 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 07-01-2017
- The Buzzer August 15, 1975 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 25-01-2017
- The Buzzer October 15, 1976 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 06-01-2017
- The Buzzer January 3, 1986 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 25-11-2017
- The Buzzer February 28, 1986 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 24-09-2015
- The Buzzer February 12, 1993 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 26-03-2010
- New routes, expanded frequent transit, in largest-ever service increase, translink.ca, retrieved 26-03-2010
- The Buzzer April 13, 2012 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 28-12-2017