York Region Transit route 165 'Weston'

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York Region Transit route 165 'Weston' is wheelchair accessible.
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165/165F Weston
Number of Branches 3
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG, Van Hool A330 Wc15.JPG, Nova Bus LFS Wc15.JPG
Division Southwest (Vaughan)
Related routes None

165 Weston is a bus route operated by York Region Transit in Vaughan, ON.

Basic

Routes 165/165F serve Weston Road between Steeles Avenue West and Canada Drive.

This route has 3 branches:

These routes combined serve the Woodbridge and Vellore Woods communities. They also serve Pioneer Village Station, York University, Colossus Centre, St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School, Vellore Village Community Centre, Highway 400 Carpool Lot, and Canada's Wonderland.

Routes 165 and 165F connect to Viva Orange at Highway 7.

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 traveling south of Steeles Avenue West, 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.

Service on 165D operated to an off-street loop at Rutherford Road. In 2002, service was further extended to a new off-street loop at Major Mackenzie Drive. In 2003, service was extended during summer weekends into Canada's Wonderland, as route 165A.

In September 2005, another new branch was added, route 165F, which also operated to Major Mackenzie. However, it looped via the off-street loop, Major Mackenzie Drive West, Vellore Woods and Ashberry Boulevard. Eventually the looping was expanded north in 2008 to cover Cityview Boulevard and Canada Drive

A new branch was created in May 2008, route 165G, operating during peak periods as an extension of route 165D east to the Major Mackenzie and Highway 400 carpool lot. All 165D trips were extended to the carpool lot in 2010.

Routes 165C, 165D, and 165F were declared fully accessible in February 2012.

As part of a reorganization of route branch designations, northbound service to Canada's Wonderland is changed from 165A to 165C.

With the opening of the Line 1 subway extension to Vaughan in December 2017, TTC service north of Steeles Avenue was eliminated, and YRT began operating the route as 165/165F Weston. YRT buses operate over the previous route south to Steeles Avenue West, then operate east to Pioneer Village Terminal. Southbound trips before 2pm serve York University before returning to Pioneer Village Terminal, while northbound trips after 2pm loop through York University before returning to Pioneer Village Terminal to head northbound. On September 2, 2018, the route was restructured to discontinue direct service to York University, with service terminating at Pioneer Village Terminal.

Vehicles

Routes 165/165F see 40ft service provided by New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR/New Flyer XD40 or occasionally Nova Bus LFS and/or Van Hool A330.

Major Stops

  • Pioneer Village Terminal: Southern terminus. Connection to routes 3, 20 and 107/107B.
  • Highway 7: Connection to routes 77/77A and Viva Orange.
  • Portage Parkway: Connection to route 10 Woodbridge.
  • Rutherford Road: Connection to route 85 Rutherford.
  • Ashberry Boulevard/Davos Rd: Connection to route 21.
  • Canada Drive/Cityview Boulevard: Northern terminus for branch 165F. Connection to route 21.
  • Highway 400 Carpool Lot: Northern terminus for branch 165 for most of the year. Connection to route 4A.
  • Canada's Wonderland: Northern terminus for branch 165 during summer season. Serves Bay 3. Connection to route 760.

Summary

Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening

Route Maps

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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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