York Region Transit route 32 'Aurora South'

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32 Aurora South Wc15.JPG
Number of Branches 2
Types of buses used E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D40LF Wc15.JPG, Dial-a-Ride vehicles Wc15.JPG
Division North (Newmarket)
Related routes 33

32 Aurora South is a local route operated by YRT in Aurora, ON.

Basic

Route 32 operates along Stone Rd., Wellington St., Murray Dr. and Henderson Dr.

This route has 2 main branches:

This route serves the Aurora Highlands, Aurora Village, and Aurora Grove communities. It also serves Aurora Shopping Centre, Aurora High School, Sir Maximillian Kolve Catholic High School, Aurora GO Station, and Aurora Town Hall. One trip in the morning and one in the afternoon serve Cardinal Carter Catholic High School. Two trips in the morning and two in the afternoon also serve Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School. Some trips also serve the bus loop at Aurora GO Station.

Route 32 connects to Viva Blue at Yonge/Henderson and Yonge/Wellington.

History

Aurora Transit first operated a 'Aurora North' route. It was later taken over by Newmarket Transit, and the route was named A2 Aurora Centre Plaza. A2 was later taken over by YRT, which was when they renumbered it to 32 Aurora South. It had a much different route, and was more north-south orientated than the current east-west operation. 32 ran from Aurora Centre Plaza roughly south-west along Wellington and Yonge to Henderson, and along McClellan, Bathurst and Sideroad 15 to Seneca College.

In September 2005, with the looming introduction of Viva Blue and route 33, YRT rerouted both routes 31 and 32 to operate primarily along Wellington. 32 was switched to run along Wellington from Bathurst to Bayview, now looping on Stone Rd.. This rerouting also allowed the replacement of the Aurora GO Shuttles, routes 220 and 221.

In 2010, Dial-a-Ride was implemented on this route for weekday evening runs and Saturday runs. In September 2011, routing was added along Industrial Pkwy. to serve the food bank on Dial-a-Ride trips only.

Route 32 was declared fully accessible in December 2012.

The 2014 Annual Service Plan will have the 7:09pm southbound trip discontinued.

In December 2017, the route was changed with an additional southern loop during limited AM service, with service to Coons Road and Bloomfield Trail via Yonge Street after servicing Cardinal Carter High School. Service via Industrial Parkway South was also discontinued.

Vehicles

Route 32 sees a mix of 30ft service provided by E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX and 40ft service provided by New Flyer D40LF.

Major Stops

Summary

Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening
32 to Seneca King Variable Not operated. Variable Not operated.
32 to Bathurst 58 Not operated. Dial-a-Ride Not operated. Dial-a-Ride Not operated.
Schedule during peak periods is timed to connect with the GO Train at Aurora GO Station.

Route Maps

Conventional Transit

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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
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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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