Toronto Transit Commission route 5 'Avenue Rd'

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Toronto Transit Commission route 5 'Avenue Rd' is wheelchair accessible.
Toronto Transit Commission route 5 'Avenue Rd' is a bike rack route.
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5 Avenue Rd
Number of Branches 2
Distance 11.92km (Eglinton Station - Queen's Park)
13.39km (Eglinton Station - Gerrard)
Blue Night None
Types of vehicles used Orion VII NG/NG HEV/EPA10 SmallAccessible.gif.
Division Wilson
Ridership (2016) 2,009

5 Avenue Rd SmallAccessible.gif is a bus route operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 5.

This route services Avenue Road south of Lonsdale Road. It also provides service on Oriole Parkway south of Eglinton Avenue and Queens Park Crescent. There is one northern terminal, which is Eglinton Station. Southern terminals include Queen's Park Crescent for 5A and Gerrard Street for 5B. Branch 5B only operates during the midday on weekdays.

History [1]

  • March 30, 1954 - Route begins operation. Route runs along Avenue Road from Queen's Park to Hillsdale.
  • April 26, 1954 - Northern loop segment extended to Eglinton and Soudan.
  • September 13, 1954 - Southern segment extended along University Avenue to Front Street for rush hour service.
  • August 1955 - Northern short-turn loop moved to Lonsdale and Oriole.
  • May 15, 1956 to December 15, 1956 - Looping inside Davisville Station halts due to construction of TTC Headquarters.
  • February 28, 1963 - PM rush hour service south of Queen's Park ends.
  • May 21, 1963 - Northern short-turn loop moved to Heath, Forest Hill and Lonsdale.
  • June 23, 1968 - Southern segment extended back to Front Street, service after University subway closes and all day Sunday and Holidays.
  • January 28, 1978 - Service south of Queen's Park ends due to evening and Sunday service implemented on subway.
  • January 4, 1982 - Midday weekday loop service added south of Queen's Park at Elm, Elizabeth and Gerrard.
  • March 24, 1985 - Loop service to Gerrard improved to seven days a week, all day except for rush hours.
  • April 22, 1985 - Short-turn loop (AM) extended to Davisville Station.
  • April 19, 1987 - Service to Gerrard limited to weekday middays only.
  • November 26, 1989 - Northern section rerouted to service Oriole to Eglinton, ending at Eglinton Station. Short-turn service (AM) ends.
  • January 3, 1993 - Regular service to Gerrard loop resumes.
  • February 18, 1996 - Due to system-wide cuts, service is removed after 10pm.
  • November 23, 2008 - Moved to the newly-opened Mount Dennis Division. Route service extended to 1:00am.
  • May 9, 2011 - Moved to Wilson Division.
  • May 9, 2011 - Due to system-wide cuts, service is removed after 10pm on weekdays and after 7pm on weekends.
  • June 22, 2014 - Branch 5 to Queen's Park has been changed to 5A due to a system-wide reorganization of route branch designations.
  • September 6, 2015 - Due to a system-wide improvement, all evening services are restored. All service operates to 1:00am.

Previous route maps

April 2018
March 2017
June 2014
2005

Branches

This route has 2 branches:

Overnight Service

Overnight service is not provided, however, this route operates until 1:00 AM every day.

Vehicles

Buses that can appear on 5 Avenue Rd include Orion VII NG/NG HEV/EPA10 SmallAccessible.gif.

Summary

Toronto Transit Commission Logo.png Frequency Vehicles Used Notes
Weekday AM Peak 13 4 5A branch only.
Weekday Midday 30 2 5B branch only.
Weekday PM Peak 20 3 5A branch only.
Weekday Early Evening 22 2 5A branch only.
Weekday Late Evening
Saturday Early Morning 20 2 5A branch only.
Saturday Morning 22 2 5A branch only.
Saturday Afternoon
Saturday Early Evening
Saturday Late Evening Route does not operate.
Sunday Early Morning
Sunday Morning 20 2 5A branch only.
Sunday Afternoon
Sunday Early Evening
Sunday Late Evening Route does not operate.
Last updated: April 7, 2017


References

  1. https://transit.toronto.on.ca/bus/routes/5-avenue-road.shtml TransitToronto. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
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