York Region Transit route 61 'King Local'
|Number of Branches||1|
|Types of buses used|
|Division||Mobility Plus ()|
61 King Local is a local and "small community" on-request route operated by YRT and serves several communities in King, ON.
Route 61 serves mainly Keele St. between Kettleby Rd. and King Rd., King Rd. between Keele St. and Highway 27, Highway 27 between King Rd. and Lloydtown-Aurora Rd., Lloydtown-Aurora Rd., and Kettleby Rd. Various side streets are also served in Schomberg.
This route has 1 branch:
- 61 King & 400 Carpool Lot - King City GO Station (weekday rush hours only)
Route 61 serves the communities of King City, Nobleton, Schomberg, Pottageville, and Kettleby. It also serves King City GO Station, King City Community Centre, King/Highway 400 Carpool Lot, Nobleton Community Recreation, Kettleby Pottageville Lions Community Hall, Trisan Centre, and St. Villanova College.
Route 61 was announced in December 2012, and began service on January 14th, 2013, with two morning and two afternoon trips connecting to GO Trains at King City GO Station. It was declared fully accessible. Following customer feedback during the first two weeks of service, route 61 was revised to operate in the opposite direction then what was originally operated.
In June 2016, this route is converted to Dial-a-ride service only. All conventional services are removed.
This route was converted to the On-Request service in early 2020.
When Route 61 was operated by conventional service, they used Chevrolet G4500 with an Arboc Spirit of Mobility body. If unavailable, route 61 is a 30ft route, and uses E-Z Rider II/BRT/MAX. With conversion into dial-a-ride only route, any mobility plus vehicle can be seen on this route.
- Burton Grove/Keele: Terminus. Stop for King City GO Station. Connection to route 22/22A.
- Lloydtown-Aurora/7th Conc.
- Main St./Highway 27
- King/Highway 27
- King/Highway 400 Carpool Lot