MiWay route 61 'Mavis'

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Service Type MiLocal
Service Span Monday-Sunday
Number of Branches 1
Buses used 40'
Division Central Parkway

Route 61 Mavis is a bus route operated by MiWay in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

Route 61 operates between City Centre Transit Terminal and Sheridan College Davis Campus Monday to Friday. It operates to Financial Drive on Saturdays and Sundays.

The route primarily serves Mavis Road north of Rathburn Road. It provides service to the City Centre, East Credit and Meadowvale Village neighborhoods of Mississauga, as well as the Heartland commercial area.

Current Branches

  • 61 Mavis (Monday to Sunday)

Former Branches

  • 61A Mavis-Sheridan

Timeline

  • 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 Hospital 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 rush hours only with 35 minute frequency.
  • May 23, 2000 - Route revised 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. Route no longer serves Trillium Hospital or Meadowvale Town Centre. Route 42 is revised to provide all day service on Old Derry Road. Service is provided during weekday peak periods only with 35 minute frequency.
  • 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.
  • October 15, 2001 - Weekday evening service added.
  • March 26, 2005 – Saturday midday frequency increased to 30 minutes from 45 minutes.
  • May 21, 2007 - Northbound routing modified to use Envoy Drive between Mavis Road and Derry Road.
  • December 3, 2007 - Route 61A is renamed 61A 'Mavis-Sheridan' and extended from Twain Avenue to Sheridan College Davis Campus via McLaughlin Road, operating during weekday rush hours only.
  • October 20, 2008 - Route designated as accessible, with low floor buses used at all times.
  • 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.
  • July 4, 2011 - Saturday and Sunday routing modified to operate between City Centre Transit Terminal and Financial Drive. Service south of City Centre Transit Terminal is replaced by route 91 on Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday frequency increased to 24 minutes from 36 minutes; Sunday frequency increased to 36 minutes from 45-50 minutes.
  • March 26, 2012 - Weekday routing revised to operate north of City Centre Transit Terminal, with service south of the terminal replaced by route 91 which begins operating 7 days a week. Weekday rush hour frequency increased to 14 minutes from 18 minutes; weekday midday frequency is 19 minutes; weekday evening and late evening frequency is 30-35 minutes.
  • May 1, 2017 - Saturday frequency increased to 20 minutes from 25-30 minutes; Sunday frequency increased to 25 minutes from 34-38 minutes.
  • April 29, 2019 - Saturday and Sunday routing revised to serve Old Derry Road to Financial Drive.
  • September 2, 2019 - Route 61 weekday routing is extended north on Mavis Road and along Steeles Avenue to Sheridan College Davis Campus. Saturday and Sunday routing via Old Derry Road to Financial Drive is maintained. As a result of these changes, route 61A is eliminated.

Route Maps

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Fleet
40 Foot Buses 0301-0344, 0501-0572, 0601-0653, 0721-0735, 0801-0844, 0901-0925, 1001-1020, 1031-1045, 1101-1143, 1201-1215, 1301-1314, 1401-1407, 1701-1727, 1730-1766, 1801-1812, 1901-1910
60 Foot Buses 1051-1072, 1351-1360, 1770-1799, 2051-2061, 2151-2155
Non-Service Fleet
Facilities
Bus Stops 0001-0999 - 1000-1999 - 2000-2999 - 3000-3999 - 4000-4999 - 5000-5999 - 6000-6999 - 7000-7999 - 9000-9999
Garages Central Parkway - Malton
GO Stations Clarkson GO - Cooksville GO - Dixie GO - Erindale GO - Hurontario & 407 Park and Ride - Lisgar GO - Long Branch GO - Malton GO - Meadowvale GO - Port Credit GO - Streetsville GO
Terminals Brampton Gateway - City Centre Transit Terminal - Credit Valley Hospital - Dixie Mall - Erin Mills Town Centre - Humber College North Campus - Huron Park - Kipling Bus Terminal - Meadowvale Town Centre - Sheridan Centre - Skymark Hub - South Common Centre - Trillium Health Centre - University of Toronto Mississauga - Viscount Station - Westwood Square - Woodbine Centre
Transitway Winston Churchill - Erin Mills - City Centre - Central Parkway - Cawthra - Tomken - Dixie - Tahoe - Etobicoke Creek - Spectrum - Orbitor - Renforth
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MiExpress Routes 100 101 103 104 107 108 109 110 185
School Routes 302 304 305 306 307 310 313 314 315 321 335 347
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