York Region Transit route 160 'Bathurst North'

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York Region Transit route 160 'Bathurst North' is wheelchair accessible.
York Region Transit route 160 'Bathurst North' is a bike rack route.
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160 Bathurst North
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used Orion VII NG/NG HEV/EPA10 Wc15.JPG
Division TTC (Wilson)
Related routes 88 Bathurst Wc15.JPG

160 Bathurst North is a bus route operated by the Toronto Transit Commission under contract to York Region Transit in Vaughan, ON.

For detailed information about service south of Steeles, see the TTC route history for 160 Bathurst North.

Basic

Route 160 serves Bathurst Street between Steeles Avenue East and East Promenade. It also provides service along New Westminster Drive and Atkinson Avenue.

This route has 1 branch:

This route serves the Thornhill community. It also serves Promenade Terminal, St. Elizabeth Catholic High School, Vaughan City Playhouse, Westmount Collegiate Institute, and Garnet A. Williams Arena.

Route 160 connects to Viva Purple at Promenade Terminal and New Westminster Drive/Bathurst Avenue.

History

Service was contracted out to the Toronto Transit Commission by Vaughan Transit. This involved TTC operating the buses and collecting the fares, but Vaughan Transit paying for any losses in running the service. A TTC fare was required for passengers travelling south of Steeles Avenue East, but only a Vaughan fare was required if the entire trip was north of Steeles Avenue. When Vaughan Transit was acquired by York Region Transit, the contract was picked up as well, with similar conditions.

Since 1996, route 160 has operated to its current terminus. It looped north and east on New Westminster Drive, east and south on Atkinson Avenue, and west on Clark Avenue, similar to its current loop. By 1998, the loop had expanded to its current one, and now operated through Promenade Terminal. Service has remained fairly constant ever since.

Route 160 was declared fully accessible in February 2012.

Vehicles

Routes 160 is a 40ft route from Wilson Division, and uses Orion VII NG/NG HEV/EPA10 Wc15.JPG.

Major Stops

Summary

Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
Morning Peak Midday Afternoon Peak Early Evening Late Evening Morning Afternoon Evening Morning Afternoon Evening
160 20 25 21 24 Not operated. 36 Not operated. 36 Not operated.

Route Maps

2015 - Present
2002 - 2015
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Properties
Divisions BRT (TOK Transit) - North (TOK Transit) - Southeast (Miller) - Southwest (Transdev)
Terminals Bernard - Canada's Wonderland - Cornell - Finch - Highway 407 Station - Markham-Stouffville Hospital - Newmarket - Pioneer Village - Promenade - Richmond Hill Centre - SmartCentres Place - Vaughan Mills - York University
Hubs 404 Town Centre - Davis Drive & Hwy 404 Park & Ride - Don Mills Station - Humber College - Islington Loop - Markville Mall - Seneca College King Campus - Sheppard West Station
Bus Stops 1000-1999, 2000-2999, 3000-3999, 4000-4999, 5000-5999, 6000-6999, 7000-7999, 8000-9999 - Family Of Services
Routes
Regular 1 2 3 4/4A 5 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 31 32 33/33A 40 41 42 44 45 50/50B 51 52 54 55/55B 56 57/57A 58 77/77A 80 81 82 83/83A 84 85/85C 86 87 88 90/90B 91/91A/91B/91E 96 98/98E 99 105 107/107B 165/165F 760
TTC-operated 17A 68B 102D 129A 160
Shuttles 201 202 203 204 222 240 241 243
Express 300 301 302 303 304
Dial-a-ride/On-Demand only 61 - Blue Willow - Holland Landing - Mapleglen - North - Sutton-Pefferlaw
School Specials 400 401 402 405 406 410 411 412 413 415 418 420 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 460 461 462 463 464 465 466
Community Bus 520/521 522 589/590
Viva Blue/Blue A - Purple - Pink - Orange - Green - Yellow - Silver
Discontinued 2A 6 9 11 15 18 24D 25D 27 33 34 35D 37D 53 59 66 69 80 81 87 88E 107F 200 203 210 215 220 220/221 222 223/223A 224B 224C/224D 225 242 244 260 318/319 320 340 360 401 402 404 405 408 409 410 414 416 421 422 440 442 443 466 560 561 800 Business Shuttle Markham Fair
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