York Region Transit Markham District School Specials

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Markham District High School is a secondary school located at 89 Church Street, between Main Street Markham and 9th Line, in Markham, Ontario, Canada. It is directly served by 4 routes (all school specials), and 2 other nearby routes are used by students. Since the school is home to the Advanced Placement program, it draws students from outside the school boundaries as well as inside their own boundary.

Conventional Service

  • 1 Highway 7 - Regular trips stop at Highway 7 and Christman Court/Wideman Street, which is within walking distance of the school.
  • 522 Markham Local - Regular trips stop at Cornell Park Avenue and Walkerville Road, which is within walking distance of the school.

406 Markham District School Special

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Markham)
Related routes None

406 Markham District School Special is a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Cornell Centre Boulevard/Rustle Woods Avenue and heads via Rustle Woods Avenue, Cornell Rouge Boulevard, Whites Hill Avenue, Bur Oak Avenue, and Church Street. It loops to the school via Wooten Way, Parkway Avenue, Elm Street, and Church Street.

PM: This route starts at the school, heading east on Church Street past Wootten Way to follow the reverse AM routing.

History

  • September 8, 2015 - Route 406 begins service providing service to students living in the east end of the Cornell community.
  • January 3, 2016 - Route is adjusted to operate south on Elm Street instead of Main Street Markham, Robinson Street, Joseph Street, and Maple Street.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
406
Cornell Centre Blvd. @ Rustle Woods Ave. 406
Whites Hill Ave. @ Bur Oak Ave. 406
Church St. @ Wootten Way 406
Markham District High School 406

408 Markham District School Special via Highway 7

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408 Markham District School Special via Highway 7
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used
Division Southeast (Markham)
Related routes 1

408 Markham District School Special via Highway 7 was a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

This route was essentially a westbound route 1 trip that operated between the school and Finch GO Bus Terminal via Bayview Avenue.

AM: There was no AM service on this route.

PM: This route started at the school and went east on Church Street, south on 9th Line, and west on Highway 7, following the old route 1 via Bayview routing to Finch Station.

History

  • September 2003 - Markham District was one of the first high schools to have a school special.
  • September 5, 2004 - Originally unnumbered, it was given the number 405 and named "Markham District High School Special 1".
  • September 4, 2005 - Route is renumbered 408 for the 2005 school season.
  • September 3, 2006 - As the route was virtually entirely duplicated by the old route 1 via Bayview, it was eliminated for the 2006 school season.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
408
Markham District High School 408
9th Line @ Highway 7 408
Highway 7 @ McCowan Rd. 408
Finch GO Bus Terminal 408

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays
AM PM
2006 408 N/A 1 Trip
2005 408 N/A 1 Trip
2004 405 N/A 1 Trip
2003 405 N/A 1 Trip

409 Markham District School Special via Bur Oak

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409 Markham District School Special via Bur Oak
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used
Division Southeast (Markham)
Related routes

409 Markham District School Special via Bur Oak was a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

This route was an extension of route 18 with a diversion inside Cornell to serve more students.

AM: This route started service on Bur Oak Avenue and McCowan Road and followed the current route 18 to 16th Avenue. It then diverted via 16th Avenue, Old Markham Bypass (now Cornell Centre) and Whites Hill, and proceed along Church St. to the school.

PM: Reverse routing.

History

  • September 5, 2004 - Route 409 started service as route 406 and named "Markham District High School Special 2". The route served the new Cornell community. Since Bur Oak was not fully connected to Church Street yet, the route initially operated via 9th Line, Whites Hill Avenue, Bur Oak Avenue, Almira Avenue, and Country Glen Road to Church Street.
  • September 4, 2005 - Route was renumbered from 406 to 409 for the 2005 school season.
  • September 3, 2006 - As more of Bur Oak Avenue opened, route 409 was modified for the 2006 school season to serve Bur Oak Avenue throughout the whole stretch east of McCowan Road except between 16th Avenue and Whites Hill Avenue, where it continued to divert via 9th Line. The routing via Country Glen Road is removed.
  • January 28, 2007 - With Bur Oak finally open full length, the routing was modified to serve Bur Oak all the way from McCowan Road to Church Street.
  • September 4, 2007 - In the 2007 school season, the route was modified to serve Old Markham Bypass instead of 9th Line between 16th Avenue and Whites Hill Avenue.
  • January 27, 2008 - The route extended westward to Kennedy Road. Buses start and end their trips at Kennedy Road and Castlemore Avenue.
  • November 16, 2008 - Routing through the Cornell neighbourhood is slightly modified to operate via Morning Dove Drive, Cornell Rouge Boulevard, and White's Hill Avenue to Old Markham By-Pass.
  • June 30, 2013 - Route 409 is eliminated prior to the 2013 school season as riders can transfer to either routes 410 or 411 at Markham-Stouffville Hospital.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
409
Kennedy Rd. @ The Fairways 409
Bur Oak Ave. @ McCowan Rd. 409
Bur Oak Ave. @ Anderson 409
Church St. @ 9th Line 409
Markham District High School 409

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays
AM PM
2013 409 1 Trip 1 Trip
2012 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2011 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2010 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2009 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2008 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2007 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2006 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2005 409 2 Trips 1 Trip
2004 406 2 Trips 1 Trip

410 Markham District School Special via 14th Avenue

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410 Markham District School Special via 14th Avenue
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used
Division Southeast (Markham)
Related routes

410 Markham District School Special via 14th Avenue was a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

This route essentially followed the old route 2A, but diverted to the school via Church Street instead of serving Markham-Stouffville Hospital.

AM: This route started service at Woodbine Avenue and Denison Street and followed the old route 2A via Roxbury Street, Boxwood Crescent, Rouge Bank Drive, and 9th Line to Highway 7, then operated west on Highway 7, north on Wootten Way, and west on Church Street to the school.

PM: This route started service at the school and went east on Church Street and south on 9th Line to following the reverse AM routing to Markham Road where it ended service.

History

  • September 5, 2004 - Route 410 started service as route 407 and named "Markham District High School Special 3". The route served the Box Grove community and provided route 2A customers a transfer-free ride to the school.
  • September 4, 2005 - Route is renumbered from 407 to 410 for the 2005 school season.
  • September 3, 2006 - Route 407 was eliminated in the 2006 school season, being replaced by new route 2A school special trips (which eventually became route 411).

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
410
Woodbine Ave. @ John St. 410
McCowan Ave. @ 14th Ave. 410
9th Line @ Rouge Bank Dr. 410
Markham District High School 410

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays
AM PM
2006 410 1 Trip 1 Trip
2005 410 1 Trip 1 Trip
2004 407 1 Trip 1 Trip

410 Markham District School Special via Carlton

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Markham AM, Richmond Hill PM)
Related routes 40, 41

410 Markham District School Special via Carlton is a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Rodick Road/Woodbine Avenue, operating south on Rodick Road, east and south on Hollingham Road, east on Apple Creek Boulevard, then follows the same routing as route 40 to McCowan Road and Carlton Road. It then follows the same routing as the former route 41 to Wootten Way/Parkway Avenue, where it loops via west on Parkway Avenue, south on Elm Street, and east on Church Street to the school.

PM: This route starts at the school operates east on Church Street and north on Wootten Way to follow the reverse AM routing.

History

  • September 4, 2007 - Route 410 begins service when the school board cancelled school buses to the Unionville and Markham areas.
  • November 3, 2013 - The morning routing was modified to better serve students attending the school and buses now loop via Parkway Avenue, Elm Street, and Church Street to the school.
  • November 1, 2015 - The eastern looping near the school is adjusted to operate via west on Parkway Avenue, south on Main Street Markham, east on Robinson Street and Joseph Street, north on Maple Street, and east on Church Street.
  • January 3, 2016 - Route is reverted to operate south on Elm Street instead of Main Street Markham, Robinson Street, Joseph Street, and Maple Street.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
410
Rodick Rd. @ Woodbine Ave. 410
Apple Creek Blvd. @ Warden Ave. 410
Carlton Rd. @ Kennedy Rd. 410
Carlton Rd. @ McCowan Rd. 410
16th Ave. @ Markham Rd. 410
Markham District High School 410

Service Summary

411 Markham District School Special via Box Grove

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Markham)
Related routes 14

411 Markham District School Special via Box Grove is school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

AM: This route follows the same routing as route 14 from 14th Avenue and Markham Road to Copper Creek Drive. It then continues east on Copper Creek Drive, south on Donald Cousens Parkway, west on 14th Avenue, south and west on Riverwalk Drive, north on Box Grove Bypass, east on Kenilworth Gate, east and north on Michelina Terrace, north on Stoney Stanton Road, east on Highway 7, north on Bur Oak Avenue, west on Church Street (serving Markham-Stouffville Hospital), north on Wootten Way, west on Parkway Avenue, south on Elm Street, and east on Church Street to the school.

PM: This route starts at the school and goes east on Church Street, south on 9th Line, east on Highway 7, it follows the reverse AM routing to Copper Creek Drive, then following the same AM looping through the Copper Creek neighbourhood before following the reverse AM routing routing to Markham Road.

History

D40LF #603 on route 411.
D40LFR #1020 on route 411.
  • September 2011 - Route 411 was introduced, replacing service previously provided by route 2A (now route 14).
  • September 2, 2012 - Route is extended to operate into the Copper Creek neighbourhood to meet customer demand.
  • September 1, 2013 - Extra trips were added for the 2013 school season as route 14 was restructured to serve Copper Creek Drive, with service to Markham-Stouffville Hospital eliminated.
  • November 3, 2013 - To better serve students attending the school, the morning routing is modified to loop via north on Wootten Way, west on Parkway Avenue, south on Elm Street, and east on Church Street before terminating at the school. The afternoon routing is revised to loop via east on Highway 7, north on Bur Oak Avenue, and west on Church Street and serve Markham-Stouffville Hospital before resuming its regular routing via south on Ninth Line.
  • September 6, 2015 - Route is revised to have one morning and one afternoon trip provide new service via Donald Cousens Parkway, Box Grove By-pass, Riverwalk Drive, Ninth Line, and 14th Avenue before continuing its route. The second morning northbound trip and the third afternoon southbound trip operate this new diversion.
  • November 1, 2015 - The northern looping near the school is adjusted to operate via west on Parkway Avenue, south on Main Street Markham, east on Robinson Street and Joseph Street, north on Maple Street, and east on Church Street.
  • January 3, 2016 - Route is reverted to operate south on Elm Street instead of Main Street Markham, Robinson Street, Joseph Street, and Maple Street.
  • September 1, 2019 - The trips that operate via Riverwalk Drive, Ninth Line, and 14th Avenue are transferred to the new route 416. Service now starts and ends at 14th Avenue and Markham Road.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
411
14th Ave. @ Markham Rd. 411
Rouge Bank Dr. @ Box Grove Bypass 411
Riverwalk Dr. @ Box Grove Bypass 411
Church St. @ 9th Line 411
Markham District High School 411

Service Summary

416 Markham District School Special via Riverwalk Drive and Ninth Line

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Markham)
Related routes None

416 Markham District School Special via Riverwalk Drive and Ninth Line is school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

AM: This route begins at Copper Creek Drive and Box Grove Bypass and follows a clockwise looping via Copper Creek Drive, Donald Cousens Parkway, Riverwalk Drive, Ninth Line, 14th Avenue, and Box Grove Bypass. It then continues via east on Kenilworth Gate, east and north on Michelina Terrace, north on Stoney Stanton Road, east on Highway 7, north on Bur Oak Avenue, west on Church Street, north on Wootten Way, west on Parkway Avenue, south on Elm Street, and east on Church Street to the school.

PM: This route starts at the school and goes east on Church Street and follows the AM routing to Copper Creek Drive where it loops in the same clockwise direction before terminating at Box Grove Bypass and Copper Creek Drive.

History

  • September 1, 2019 - Route 416 is introduced to replace the former school trips on route 411 that operated via Riverwalk Drive, Ninth Line, and 14th Avenue.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
416
Copper Creek Dr. @ Box Grove Bypass 416
Riverwalk Dr. @ 9th Line 416
Church St. @ Country Glen Rd. 416
Markham District High School 416

Service Summary

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