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February Board Period Service Changes

2/1/21 6:00 PM

Starting on Sunday, February 14, the TTC will be making the following service adjustments:

Highlights

In the February 2021 Board Period, there will be minimal changes to scheduled service in the lead up to the opening of McNicoll bus division/garage for the March 28, 2021 Board Period. There will be service reductions on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth and several streetcar routes in order to better match capacity to demand, as well as routing adjustments on several bus routes.

Construction projects continuing
> TTC overhead upgrades on 506 Carlton corridor until May 2021.
> TTC and City construction at King-Queen-Queensway Roncesvalles until December 2021.
> TTC overhead upgrades along the 501 Queen corridor until December 2021.
> McNicoll Garage impacting the 42 Cummer until March 2021.
> City road construction on Wellington Street until September 2021.

Service Changes – Subway

Line 2 Bloor-Danforth
> Service reduction – Matching capacity to demand
Customer impact: Moderate
Effective date: February 15, 2021
Service will be reduced in all periods from Monday to Friday to better reflect customer demand. In the daytime, service will be reduced to every four minutes. In the evening, service will be reduced to every seven-to-eight minutes.

Service Changes – Bus

9 Bellamy
> Routing change
Customer impact: Minor
Effective date: February 14, 2021
The routing on the 9 Bellamy will be adjusted to travel on Progress Avenue in both directions in all periods of operation, to provide customers with new access to destinations along Progress Avenue. There will be no change to the schedules or the service levels on this route. Stops along McCowan Road, Corporate Drive and Consilium Place will no longer be served by 9 Bellamy, but will continue to be served by other routes.

913 Progress Express
> Routing change
Customer impact: Minor
Effective date: February 15, 2021
The routing on the 913 Progress Express will be adjusted to travel on Progress Avenue in both directions in all periods of operation, to provide customers with faster travel. There will be no change to the schedules or the service levels on this route, and no stop changes will be made.

Service Changes – Streetcar

503 Kingston Rd
> Schedule adjustment
Customer impact: Minor
Effective date: February 15, 2021
The final 13 westbound departures from Bingham Loop on 503 Kingston Rd will be adjusted to depart eight minutes earlier. They will continue to end at Leslie Barns, rather than continuing on to King Street West and Spadina Avenue. These trips currently depart Bingham Loop every 10 minutes from 5:24 p.m. to 7:24 p.m. They will now depart every 10 minutes from 5:16 p.m. to 7:16 p.m. Evening service on Kingston Road between Victoria Park Avenue and Queen Street East will continue to be provided by buses on 22A Coxwell.

509 Harbourfront
> Service reduction – Matching capacity to demand
> Service reliability improvement
Customer impact: Moderate
Effective date: February 14, 2021
Service will be reduced in the daytime periods from Monday to Friday to better reflect customer demand. In the morning peak period, service will be reduced to every eight-to-nine minutes. In the midday and afternoon peak periods, service will be reduced to every nine-to-10 minutes. During all days of the week, schedules will be adjusted to improve service reliability.

510 Spadina
> Service reduction – Matching capacity to demand
Customer impact: Moderate
Effective date: February 15, 2021
Service will be reduced in the daytime and early evening periods from Monday to Friday to better reflect customer demand. All weekday service will operate on the 510A (Spadina Stn-Union Stn) branch. In the morning peak period, combined service will be reduced to every seven minutes. In the midday period, combined service will be reduced to every seven-to-eight minutes. In the afternoon peak period, combined service will be reduced to every seven minutes. In the early evening period, combined service will be reduced to every seven-to-eight minutes.

512 St Clair
> Service reduction – Matching capacity to demand
Customer impact: Moderate
Effective date: February 15, 2021
Service will be reduced in the daytime and early evening periods from Monday to Friday to better reflect customer demand. In the daytime, service will be reduced to seven minutes. In the early evening, service will be reduced to every eight-to-nine minutes.

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