York Region Transit route 54 'Bayview'

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54 Bayview Wc15.JPG
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX Wc15.JPG
Division North (Newmarket)
Related routes None

54 Bayview (previously 54 Bayview North) is a base route operated by YRT in Aurora and Newmarket, ON.

Basic

Route 54 operates on Main St. and Bayview Ave. between Davis Dr. and Wellington St.

This route has 1 branch:

  • 54 Davis Drive - Yonge and Wellington (Monday to Saturday)

This route serves the Gorham College-Manor, Central Newmarket, Stonehaven-Wyndham, and Aurora Grove communities. It also serves East Gwillimbury GO Station, Newmarket Community Arena, Pickering College, Aurora Centre, St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic High School, Aurora GO Station, and Aurora Public Library.

Route 54 connects to Viva Blue at Yonge and Wellington.

History

Route 54 has been operating on mostly its same route for a number of years. In September 2006, buses were rerouted from Bayview onto Main St. between Davis Dr. and Water St. Before, some trips had an expanded looping that served Main St. between Davis Dr. and Queen St.

In 2007, the northern routing changed from operating on Prospect St. to Main St. In 2010, service to Stone Rd. was cancelled and buses instead travel down Wellington St. and turns around at Victoria & Church Sts. to improve connections to Viva Blue and other Yonge St. routes.

On September 5, 2010, to prevent confusion, the 'North' suffix was removed from route signs.

Route 54 was declared fully accessible in December 2012.

In July 2017, service was extended north to serve East Gwillimbury GO Station via Main Street North. The northern diversion to Southlake was cancelled.

Vehicles

Route 54 is primarily a 30ft route, and uses E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX. Due to road conditions on Main St., 40ft vehicles cannot operate on this route.

Major Stops

  • East Gwillimbury GO Station - Northern terminus. Connections to route 52 and 58.
  • Davis Dr./Bayview Pkwy.: Connections to routes 50, 55/55B, 58, 520/521.
  • Newmarket GO Station: Connections to routes 44, 50, 55/55B, 58, 520/521.
  • Water/Doug Duncan: Connections to routes 56, 520/521.
  • Mulock Dr.: Connection to route 57/57A.
  • St. John's Sdrd.: Connection to route 222.
  • Wellington St.: Connections to routes 32, 33.
  • Victoria/Wellington: Southern terminus. Connections to routes 32, 33/33A.

Summary

Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening
54 30 70 30 65 Not operated. 50 56 52 Not operated.

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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