York Region Transit Dr GW Williams School Specials

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Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School is a secondary school at 39 Dunning Avenue in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the south side of Dunning Avenue, one block east of Yonge Street. It is directly served by 2 school specials, 3 local YRT routes, and 1 Viva route.

Conventional Service

  • 32 Aurora South - A special southbound diversion in the AM serves the school. Buses travel from Wellington Street via Bathurst Street, Kennedy Street West, Murray Drive, Yonge Street, and Dunning Avenue.
  • 96 Keele-Yonge - Regular trips stop at Yonge Street and Dunning Avenue/Golf Links Drive, which is within walking distance of the school.
  • 98 Yonge - Regular trips stop at Yonge Street and Dunning Avenue/Golf Links Drive, which is within walking distance of the school.
  • VIVA Blue - Viva buses stop at the nearby Golf Links VIVAstation.

423 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special

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423 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used
Division North (Aurora)
Related routes 33A

423 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Hollidge was a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: Trips start at Henderson Drive and McClellan Way. It then operates via south and west on McClellan Way, north on Bathurst Street, east on Henderson Drive, north on Yonge Street, and east on Dunning Avenue to the school.

PM: From the school, buses operate over the reverse routing and follows the clockwise looping via McClellan Way, Bathurst Street, and Henderson Drive.

History

  • October 3, 2005 - New school special route introduced providing service to Dr. G.W. Williams High School via McClellan Way, Bathurst Street, Henderston Avenue, and Yonge Street.
  • April 30, 2006 - Route 423 is discontinued.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
423
Henderson Dr. @ McClellan Way 423
Bathurst St. @ McClellan Way 423
Yonge St. @ Murray Dr. 423
G.W. Williams High School 423

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays
AM PM
2006 423 1 Trip 1 Trip

426 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Hollidge

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used E-Z Rider BRT/MAX SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer D40LF SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer XD40 SmallAccessible.gif
Division North (Aurora)
Related routes 33A

426 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Hollidge is a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: This route starts on Hollidge Boulevard just west of Bayview Avenue and operates in a counterclockwise looping via Borealis Avenue, Conover Avenue, Hartwell Way and Pedersen Drive, Gateway Drive, Earl Stewart Drive, McMaster Avenue, Hollandview Trail, and Hollidge Boulevard. It then proceeds south on John West Way, west on Wellington Street East, south on Berczy and Edward Streets, and loops the school area via Coustins Drive, Cameron Avenue, and Dunning Avenue, terminating in front of the school.

PM: The bus follows the reverse routing as the AM trip, except it operates the same northern looping during the AM and terminates at Hollidge Boulevard and John West Way.

History

  • January 28, 2007 - Route 426 started service as a replacement for the route 31 branch that used to serve the school.
  • April 21, 2013 - Route is revised to eliminate the diversion via Bayview Avenue, St. John's Sideroad, and Earl Stewart Drive. Buses instead operate along Pedersen Drive between Bayview Avenue and Earl Stewart Drive.

Vehicles

Route 426 primarily uses 30ft E-Z Rider BRT/MAX, or 40ft New Flyer D40LF or New Flyer XD40 buses.

Route Maps

428 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Henderson

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428 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Henderson SmallAccessible.gif
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used E-Z Rider BRT/MAX SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer D40LF SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer XD40 SmallAccessible.gif
Division North (Aurora)
Related routes 32

428 Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Henderson is a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: There is no AM service on this route.

PM: This route starts at the school and proceeds via east on Dunning Avenue, south on Edward Street, south and west on Allaura Boulevard, following the routing of route 32 to Henderson Drive and Seaton Drive.

History

  • November 17, 2008 - Route 428 service was introduced to address overcrowding along the west end of route 32 after school. It follows the same routing as today.

Vehicles

Route 428 primarily uses 30ft E-Z Rider BRT/MAX, or 40ft New Flyer D40LF or New Flyer XD40 buses.

Route Maps

General Route Maps


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