York Region Transit route 244 'Beaver Creek Shuttle'

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York Region Transit route 244 'Beaver Creek Shuttle' is wheelchair accessible.
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244 Beaver Creek Shuttle
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX, New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR, New Flyer XD40, Orion V
Division Southeast (Richmond Hill)
Related routes 90B

244 Beaver Creek Shuttle was a shuttle bus route operated by York Region Transit in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

Route 244 mainly served the Beaver Creek Drive and Commerce Valley Drive.

This route served the Beaver Creek and Commerce Valley Business Parks. It also served the Municipal Offices of the Town of Richmond Hill.

Route 244 connected to Viva Pink during the peak periods and Viva Purple at both ends of Highway 7 (East Beaver Creek and West Beaver Creek).

Branches

This route had 1 main branch:

History

E-Z Rider II BRT #1068 on route 244.
  • June 30, 2008 - Route 244 began operations. It replaced the former routing of route 85A, however routes 25D and 85B still existed with the same routing and therefore provided service approximately every 10 minutes during rush hour around the Beaver Creek Business Park.
  • September 5, 2009 - Due to low ridership Saturday service was eliminated.
  • February 14, 2010 - Route 244 was eliminated on February 14, 2010.
  • July 2013 - The 2013 Annual Service Plan restored route 244, as route 85B was discontinued due to a restructuring of the Rutherford/16th Ave corridor.
  • January 6, 2017 - Due to low ridership, the route was discontinued.

Vehicles

Route 244 saw a mix of 30ft service provided by E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX and 40ft service provided by New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR, New Flyer XD40, or occasionally Orion V.

Route Maps

Summary

Historical Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
244
16th Ave. @ Granton Dr. 244
East Beaver Creek Rd. @ Wilmot St. 244
West Beaver Creek Rd. @ Highway 7 244

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening
2016 244 30 N/A 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2015 244 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014 244 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 244 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011-2012 244 Route not operated.
2010 244 N/A N/A N/A
2009 244 N/A N/A N/A
2008 244 N/A N/A N/A


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TTC-operated 17A 68B 102D 129A 160
Express 300 301 302 303 304 305 320 360 361 391
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School Specials 401 402 403 404 405 406 410 411 412 413 415 416 417 418 420 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 432 433 434 436 437 440 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 452 460 461 462 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471
Viva Blue - Purple/Purple A - Pink - Orange - Yellow
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