MiWay route 61 'Mavis'

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Service Type MiLocal
Service Span Monday-Sunday
Number of Branches 2
Buses used 40'
Division Central Parkway

Route 61 Mavis is a MiWay route. Service is provided between City Centre Transit Terminal and Financial Drive, travelling along Mavis Road, Derry Road, and Financial Drive. On weekdays, route 61A provides service to Sheridan College Davis Campus, travelling along Twain Avenue and McLaughlin Road.

Branches

Current Summary

  • As of January 2, 2017
Frequency Buses Used Notes
AM Peak 13-14 6
  • Route 61 and 61A combined.
Weekday Midday 18-20 4
  • Route 61 and 61A combined
PM Peak 15-16 6
  • Route 61 and 61A combined.
Weekday Evening 35 2
  • Route 61 only.
Saturday Morning 32 2
  • Route 61 only.
Saturday Midday 27 3
  • Route 61 only.
Saturday Evening 35 2
  • Route 61 only.
Sunday 35-38 2
  • Route 61 only.

Timeline

  • March 26, 2012 - Weekday routing modified to only travel between City Centre Transit Terminal and Financial Drive (61) or Sheridan College Davis Campus (61A). Service south of City Centre Transit Terminal is replaced by route 91 which begins operating 7 days a week. Due to the shorter routing, weekday peak period frequency improves to 13-14 minutes from previous 17 minutes and weekday midday frequency is 18 minutes.
  • July 4, 2011 - Saturday and Sunday routing modified to only travel between City Centre Transit Terminal and Financial Drive. Service south of City Centre Transit Terminal is replaced by route 91 on Saturdays and Sundays. Due to the shorter routing, Saturday frequency improves to 24 minutes from 36 minutes and Sunday frequency improves to 36 minutes from 45-50 minutes.
  • June 28, 2010 - Route 61A midday service is introduced between City Centre Transit Terminal and Sheridan College Davis Campus supplementing existing route 61 service north of City Centre Transit Terminal. Weekday midday frequency improved to 18 minutes on the common portion from City Centre to Derry Road. Route 61A continues to provide service south of City Centre Transit Terminal to Cooksville GO Station during weekday peak periods.
  • October 20, 2008 - Route becomes accessible.
  • December 3, 2007 - Route 61A is renamed route 61A 'Mavis-Sheridan' and extended from Twain Avenue to Sheridan College Davis Campus, travelling along McLaughlin Road. Service on route 61A is weekday peak periods only.
  • May 21, 2007 - Northbound routing modified to use Envoy Drive between Mavis Road and Derry Road.
  • October 15, 2001 - Weekday evening service added.
  • May 22, 2001 - Saturday and Sunday service added with 45 minute frequency on both days. Saturday and Sunday routing does not serve Cooksville GO Station, looping using Hillcrest Avenue, Clayhill Road, and Dundas Street.
  • May 23, 2000 - Route modified to provide service between Cooksville GO Station and Financial Drive with service added to City Centre Transit Terminal. Route now travels along Hillcrest Avenue, Mavis Road, Rathburn Road to and from City Centre Transit Terminal, Mavis Road, Derry Road, and looping using Bellshire Gate, Westbridge Way, and Financial Drive. Service to Trillium Centre along the Queensway and Meadowvale Town Centre along Old Derry Road, Millcreek Drive and Aquitaine Avenue is eliminated. Route 42 is modified to provide all day service on Old Derry Road. Service is provided during weekday peak periods only with 35 minute frequency.
  • October 12, 1999 - Planned introduction of route 61 Mavis service, contingent on construction of the Highway 401 interchange being completed. Construction of the interchange delays introduction of the route. Route operates between Trillium Centre and Meadowvale Town Centre, travelling along The Queensway, Mavis Road, Crawford Mill Avenue, Gooderham Estate Boulevard, Old Derry Road, Creditview Road, Derry Road, Millcreek Drive and Aquitaine Avenue. The routing along Old Derry Road replaces route 42 service. Service is provided during weekday peak periods only with 35 minute frequency.

Route Maps

Destination Signs

Current

As of June 2015, all MiWay destination sign programming was reconfigured to a two line format as shown below.

61N MAVIS
TO FINANCIAL
61AN MAVIS
TO SHERIDAN COLLEGE
61S MAVIS
TO CITY CENTRE
61AS MAVIS
TO CITY CENTRE

Previous

  • 61N MAVIS ~ 61 TO FINANCIAL
  • 61AN MAVIS ~ 61A TO SHERIDAN COLL.
  • 61AN MAVIS ~ 61A TO TWAIN
  • 61S MAVIS ~ 61 TO CITY CENTRE
  • 61S MAVIS ~ 61 TO COOKSVILLE GO
  • 61AS MAVIS ~ 61AS TO CITY CENTRE
  • 61AS SHORT ~ 61A TO SQUARE ONE
  • 61AS MAVIS ~ 61A TO COOKSVILLE GO


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