York Region Transit route 96 'Keele-Yonge'

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96 Keele-Yonge Wc15.JPG
Number of Branches 2
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF Wc15.JPG Nova Bus LFS Wc15.JPG
Division North (Newmarket)
Related routes 22, 98, 107

96 Keele-Yonge is a base route operated by YRT in Newmarket, Aurora, King City, Vaughan, and Toronto, ON.

Basic

Routes 96 mainly serves Yonge St. between Davis Dr. and King Rd., King Rd. between Yonge St. and Keele St., and Keele St. between King Rd. and Steeles Ave. Rush hour service is provided to the Ravineview Dr. and Kirby Rd. area.

This route has 2 main branches:

This route serve the Newmarket, Aurora, Oak Ridges, King City, Maple, Concord and northwest Toronto communities. They also serve Oak Ridges Moraine Library, Bond Lake Arena, King City Secondary School, Township of King Municipal Offices, King City Arena, King City GO Station, St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School, Maple Community Centre, and York University.

Routes 96 connects to Viva Blue at all stops between Newmarket Terminal and Yonge/King, and to Viva Orange at Keele/Highway 7.

History

Service between Newmarket and York University was originally operated by GO Transit as route 64. Operation was transferred to YRT in 2010 as route 22A King City. With the opening of the Line 1 extension to Vaughan, route 22A was renumbered to 96 Keele-Yonge, and extended through York University to Pioneer Village Station. On September 2, 2018, the route was restructured to discontinue direct service to York University, with buses bypassing York University to terminate at Pioneer Village Terminal.

Vehicles

Route 96 is a primarily 40ft route with service provided by New Flyer D40LF. Occasionally Nova Bus LFS may provide service.

Major Stops

Summary

Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening
96 35 39 27 36 Not operated.
Route 96 schedule is timed to meet the GO Train at King City GO Station.

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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