York Region Transit St Theresa School Specials

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St Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School is a secondary school at 230 Shaftsbury Ave. just east of Bathurst St. in Richmond Hill ON. It is directly served by 5 routes (4 of them school specials), and 1 nearby route is also used by students. It has the most school specials out of any high school in York Region. 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.

83 Trench

Routing Details

One trip in the morning and one in the afternoon divert along Shaftsbury Ave. to serve the school.

Vehicles

Route 83 is primarily a 40ft route and uses New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR and New Flyer XD40.

88 Bathurst

Routing Details

Regular 88 trips stop at Bathurst St. and Shaftsbury Ave., within walking distance of the school.

Vehicles

Route 88 is primarily a 40ft route, and use New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR. Occasionally Van Hool A330 or New Flyer XD40 may provide service.

440 St Theresa 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 AM, Richmond Hill PM)
Related routes None

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Richmond Hill GO Station, then goes via Newkirk Ave., Centre St., Pugsley Ave., Wright St., Hall St. to Mill St., where buses follow the same routing as route 83's Shaftsbury Ave. detour to the school.
PM: Reverse routing.

History

Route 440 is one of the original St. Theresa School Specials, starting service on May 9, 2004. It follows mostly the same routing as today.

446 St Theresa High School Special

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, Van Hool A330 Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG, Orion V Wc15.JPG
Division Southwest (Vaughan)
Related routes None

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Bathurst St. and McCallum Dr., then goes via McCallum Dr., Don Head Village Blvd., Major Mackenzie Dr., Bathurst St., Queen Filomena Ave., Via Romano Blvd., Dimarino Dr., Lady Fenyrose Av., Teston Rd., Bathurst St., and Shaftsbury Ave. to school.
PM: Generally reverse routing, however the route goes via Larratt Lane and Elgin Mills Rd. after exiting the school. It also uses the same looping via Via Romano Dr., Dimarino Dr., Lady Fernrose Dr., and Teston Rd.

History

Route 446 is one of the original St. Theresa School Specials, starting service on May 9, 2004. It initially operated between Bathurst St. and Carrville Rd. and the school, but it was extended to Promenade Terminal in the 2006 school season. The route was diverted via Via Romano Blvd. for the 2009 school season.

The 2013 Annual Service Plan truncated the route to start at Bathurst St. and McCallum Dr.

Originally operated fully by Southeast Division, Southwest Division assumed operations in the 2013 school season.

447 St Theresa Catholic High School School Special 3

Routing Details

AM: This route started at Hillcrest Mall and followed route 83's Shaftsbury Ave. detour to school.
PM: Reverse routing.

History

Route 447 was one of the original St. Theresa School Specials, starting service on May 9, 2004. Initially named School Special 2, it was changed to School Special 3 for the 2005 school season.

Unfortunately, route 447 did not survive long into the 2005 school season and was discontinued on November 20, 2005.

447 St Theresa High School Special

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447 St Theresa High School Special Wc15.JPG
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 None

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Jefferson Forest Dr. and Arden Valley Dr. It then proceeds via Shadow Falls Dr., Jefferson Forest Dr., Yonge St., 19th Ave., where it follows the same routing as route 86 to Bernard Terminal. It then proceeds via Canyon Hill Dr. and Shaftsbury Ave. to the school.
PM: Generally reverse routing, however it follows the same routing as AM via Jefferson Forest Dr. and Shadow Falls Dr.

History

Route 447 was introduced in the 2007 school season when the school board cancelled school buses to the Jefferson community. It follows mostly the same routing as today.

450 St Theresa High School Special

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450 St Theresa High School Special Wc15.JPG
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG, Orion V Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Richmond Hill)
Related routes None

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Tower Hill Rd. and Rollinghill Rd. It then proceeds via Tower Hill Rd., Yonge St., Gamble Rd., Rollinghill Rd., Selwyn Rd., Gamble Rd., Bathurst St., and Shaftsbury Ave. to school.
PM: Generally reverse routing, however it follows the same routing as AM via Tower Hill Rd., Yonge St., Gamble Rd., and Rollinghill Rd.

History

Route 450 was introduced in the 2007 school season due to increasing demand for a school special in the Jefferson community. It follows mostly the same routing as today.

Route Maps


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