York Region Transit route 52 'Holland Landing'

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52 Holland Landing Wc15.JPG
Number of Branches 4
Types of buses used E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D40LF Wc15.JPG
Division North (Newmarket)
Related routes None

52 Holland Landing is a local route operated by YRT in Newmarket and East Gwillimbury, ON.

Route Details

The current routing of route 52.

Route 52 serves Yonge St. north of Davis Dr., as well as Mt. Albert Rd. and Park Ave.

This route serves the Holland Landing community. It also serves Upper Canada Mall, Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary School, Green Lane Centre, Holland Landing Airport, Holland Landing Community Centre, and East Gwillimbury Public Library. Some trips serve Grist Mill Plaza.

Route 52 connects to Viva Blue at Newmarket Terminal.

Branches

This route has 1 main branch:

Historic Branches

History

In 2003, YRT started expanding service to smaller communities that did not yet have access to public transit other than GO Transit. Before, it's main focus was maintaining and increasing service operated by the former agencies it had acquired, therefore communities that did not have service before amalgamation largely went unnoticed. One of the smaller communities that needed service was Holland Landing, located a few kilometres north of Newmarket. YRT decided to implement a new route to serve this area, and connect it to the rest of the York Region network.

  • June 2003 - Route 52 started operating, with a very similar routing to the one operated today. The only change was that all buses except during peak periods started running via Upper Canada Mall to get to/from Newmarket Terminal in Spring 2005. Service has not been expanded due to the fact much of its route is in the country, and the community of Holland Landing is very spread-out low-density housing that is hard to attract passengers from.
  • December 2012 - Route 52 was declared fully accessible.
  • 2013 - The 2013 Annual Service Plan had Dial-a-Ride service on route 44 expanded to cover routes 52 and 58A. The 5:51am northbound trip and 5:56am southbound trip on weekdays were discontinued.
  • August 2017 - To serve new communities in Sharon, the limited AM service routing to East Gwillimbury GO Station was changed to serve Mount Albert Sideroad to Leslie Street to Green Lane. Service via 2nd Concession was cancelled.
  • November 4, 2019 - Weekday midday and evening service was replaced with on-request service.
  • September 2020 - Weekday midday and Saturday service was fully replaced with on-request services, along with elimination of service to East Gwillimbury GO Station.

Vehicles

Route 52 sees a mix of 30ft service provided by E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX and 40ft service provided by New Flyer D40LF.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
Newmarket GO Bus Terminal 52 Southern Terminus
Yonge St. @ Green Ln. 52
Yonge St. @ Mount Albert Rd. 52
Mount Albert Rd. @ Grist Mill Rd. 52
Yonge St. @ Queensville Sdrd. 52 Northern Terminus

Historical Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
52 52
Newmarket GO Bus Terminal 52 52
Yonge St. @ Green Ln. 52 52
East Gwillimbury GO Station 52
Yonge St. @ Mount Albert Rd. 52 52
Mount Albert Rd. @ Grist Mill Rd. 52 52
Yonge St. @ Queensville Sdrd. 52 52

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening
Sept 2020-Present 52 60 MOR 60 MOR N/A MOR MOR MOR N/A N/A N/A
Early 2020 52 Variable N/A 30 N/A N/A 54 52 59 N/A N/A N/A
2019 52
2018 52
2017 52 35 60 35 DAR N/A 60 60 DAR N/A N/A N/A
2016 52 35 60 35 DAR N/A 60 60 DAR N/A N/A N/A
2015 52 20-27 60 35 DAR N/A 60 60 DAR N/A N/A N/A
2014 52 19-30 60 25-30 DAR N/A 60 60 DAR N/A N/A N/A
2013 52 19-30 60 25-30 DAR N/A 60 60 DAR N/A N/A N/A
2012 52 25-30 60 25-35 60 N/A 54 54 59 N/A N/A N/A
2011 52
2010 52
2009 52
2008 52
2007 52 18-35 60 20-50 60 N/A 60 60 60 N/A N/A N/A
2006 52 18-35 60 20-50 60 N/A 60 60 60 N/A N/A N/A
2005 52 18-35 60 20-50 60 N/A 60 60 60 N/A N/A N/A
2004 52 40-50 60 60 60 N/A 60 60 60 N/A N/A N/A
2003 52 40-50 60 60 60 N/A 60 60 60 N/A N/A N/A
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Terminals Bernard - Canada's Wonderland - Cornell - Finch - Highway 407 Station - Markham-Stouffville Hospital - Newmarket - Pioneer Village - Promenade - Richmond Hill Centre - SmartVMC - Vaughan Mills - York University
Hubs 404 Town Centre - Don Mills Station - Humber College - Islington Loop - Markville Mall - Seneca College King Campus - Sheppard West Station
Park & Rides Davis Dr. & Hwy 404 - Major Mackenzie Dr. & Hwy 400 - Wellington St. & Hwy 404
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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TTC-operated 17A 68B 102D 129A 160
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