York Region Transit route 210 'Lunch Express'
|Number of Branches
|Types of buses used
|E-Z Rider II/MAX, SLF-230, SLF-235.
210 Lunch Express was a shuttle bus route operated by York Region Transit in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.
Route 210 mainly served the Beaver Creek and Commerce Valley Business Parks. It also served York Square, Jubilee Square, Commerce Gate, and the Municipal Offices of the Town of Richmond Hill. Buses started their trips at York Square and operated a counterclockwise looping route via north on East Beaver Creek Road, west on Pearce Street, south on West Beaver Creek Road and Commerce Valley Drive West, and east and north on Commerce Valley Drive East.
If customers have purchased a Smart Commute 404-7 card, they can ride this route for free. Otherwise, a regular cash fare of $3.00 (and its affiliates) applied.
This route had 1 branch:
- 210 Counterclockwise (Fridays)
- June 30, 2008 - Initially, the route was sponsored by Smart Commute 404-7 when it was formed in 2005. On this date, the route officially became a YRT shuttle route as a collaboration between the Town of Richmond Hill, York Region Transit, and Smart Commute 404-7, and was numbered 210. The objective of this 3-month pilot project was to ease the flow of traffic in and around Highway 404 and Highway 7, especially during the lunch hours, and to provide a connection between customers within the Beaver Creek Business Park and the food plazas along Highway 7. Buses operate in a counterclockwise routing through the Beaver Creek Business Park on Fridays only providing 15 minute service between 11:30am and 2:30pm.
- December 20, 2008 - In the 2009 Annual Service Plan, various service recommendations were proposed such as operating bidirectional service, operating on more days of the week with more frequent service, expansion of the route north to 16th Avenue or east to Woodbine/Highway 7, and pick-up and drop-off in between stops. However, none were implemented and the route was eliminated on this date as it was not performing up to YRT shuttle standards.
|West Pearce St. @ West Beaver Creek Rd.
|West Beaver Creek Rd. @ Highway 7
|Commerce Valley Dr. West @ Leslie St.
|Commerce Valley Dr. East @ Highway 7