Durham Region Transit route 291 'Ajax Community Bus'

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291 Ajax Community Bus
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used ElDorado National ElDorado National E-Z Rider II BRT, New Flyer D40LF Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG, Nova Bus LFS Wc15.JPG
Division Westney
Related routes 193

The route 291 Ajax Community Bus is a community route geared towards seniors, for Durham Region Transit in the town of Ajax. The route is operated by the Westney Division.

Current route diagram

Branches

This route has one branch.

  • 291 Community Bus(Pickering Town Centre - Westwood Plaza)

Route Details

Route 291 travels in a east from Pickering Town Centre to the Town of Ajax along Highway 2 to Church Street, once in Ajax, route 291 services many popular destinations within the town, including the senior residence at Marsh Lane/Rossland, MacLean Community Centre, Westney Heights Plaza, Smart Centres Ajax Walmart, Durham Centre Shopping Complex, Harwood Plaza, 95 Bayly, Ajax Community Centre, Lakeridge Health Ajax-Pickering, and the Westwood Plaza. In the reverse, all stops are served except 95 Bayly.

Route History

Route 291 and previous route 292 were referred to as Flag Bus 3 & 4 until DRT added the prefix #2 and renumbered routes to #91 and #92 in 2008. Route 292 provided service along the entire route except for service to Marsh Lane, and the MacLean Centre, instead, service continued straight along Kingston Road. Route 292 was eliminated with the April 8th 2019 service changes and service on route 291 was increased to make up for the loss.

Frequency

Frequency

Time period Frequency
Weekday Peak 60
Weekday Midday 60
Weekday Evening 60
Saturday 60
Saturday Evening N/A
Sunday 120

Vehicles

The 291 Community Bus is mainly a 30ft Route, using ElDorado National ElDorado National E-Z Rider II BRTs, occasionally, Route 414 will be served by New Flyer, D40LFs Nova Bus, LFSs New Flyer XD40s.


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DRT Fleet
Current 5100-5102 6100-6112 6113-6116 7100-7103 8401-8430 8431-8445 8446-8459 8460-8470 8471-8473 8501-8515 8516-8523 8524-8535 8536-8543 8544-8547 8551-8553 8554-8559 8560-8565 8566-8578 8579-8598 8601-8626 8855-8856 8975 8976-8977 8978 8979-8980 8981 9100-9105
DRT Routes
PULSE PULSE 900 PULSE 901
Frequent PULSE 900 901 902 915 916
Grid 120 216 224 302 405 407 410 902 905 917
Local 403
Limited 101 291
North 905
Former Routes 10 102 103 104 105 106 107 107 108 109 110 111 112 114 115 116 117 121 122 181 193 199 215 217 218 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 226 232 235 240 291 292 301 303 304 305 306 308 310 312 315 318 401 402 404 405 406 406 408 408 409 409 411 412 413 414 416 417 419 420 420 421 422 501 502 503 504 505 506 601 603 651 652 653 654 655 658 701 801 910 922 923 950 960
Facilities
Terminals U of T Scarborough - Pickering Parkway Terminal - Pickering GO Station - Ajax GO Station - Whitby GO Station - Oshawa Centre - Downtown Oshawa - Oshawa GO Station Harmony Terminal - Durham College/UOIT - Curt & Water Terminal - Davis Drive/Hwy 404 Park & Ride
Garages Raleigh - Victoria - Westney - Wentworth
Bus Stops 1-999
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