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The next service changes are scheduled to take effect on: Sunday, September 1, 2019

Effective September 1, 2019 (unless otherwise noted below)

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Viva

Viva purple (revised schedule)

Stop Adjustments:

The new Main Street Unionville vivastations will be serviced by Viva purple – Highway 7 branch and Route 1 – Highway 7

  • Eastbound trips will service stop 9884, replacing stop 4169
  • Westbound trips will service stop 9885, replacing stop 4296

The Kennedy/Highway 7 vivastations will be moved. Refer to the map below for details.

  • Stop 9747 on northbound Kennedy Road will be replaced by stop 7279. Viva purple and Viva green will no longer service this stop. For eastbound service, please use stop 9861
  • No changes to stop 9748 on southbound Kennedy Road

Kennedy Road and Highway 7 intersection

Weekdays:

Frequency will be improved all day until 10 p.m.

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Early morning – 10 minutes
  • Morning rush hour – 9 minutes
  • Midday – 12 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour – 10 minutes
  • Early evening – 15 minutes 

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Westbound via Highway 7 from Markham Stouffville Hospital:

  • First trip will depart at 5:36 a.m.

Westbound via Enterprise Boulevard from Markham Stouffville Hospital:

  • First trip will depart at 10:01 a.m.

Eastbound via Enterprise Boulevard from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal:

  • First trip will depart at 9:51 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 12:03 a.m.

Use the YRT Schedule Finder to look up your trip times

Viva pink (revised schedule)

Service Adjustments:

Frequency will be improved:

  • Morning rush hour – 12 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour – 13 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:
Northbound from Finch GO Bus Terminal:

  • First trip will depart at 5:42 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 7:26 p.m.

Use the YRT Schedule Finder to look up your trip times

Viva orange (revised schedule)

Service Adjustments:

Schedules will be adjusted.

Weekdays:

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Early morning – 31 minutes
  • Midday – 23 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour – 16 minutes
  • Early evening – 22 minutes
  • Late evening – 32 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Eastbound from Highway 7 and Martin Grove Road:

  • First trip will depart at 4:50 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 1:12 a.m.

Westbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal:

  • Last trip will depart at 1:26 a.m.

Saturdays:

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Morning – 22 minutes
  • Midday – 22 minutes
  • Early evening – 19 minutes
  • Late evening – 22 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Eastbound from Highway 7 and Pine Valley Drive:

  • First trip will depart at 5:37 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 1:12 a.m.

Westbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal:

  • Last trip will depart at 12:46 a.m.

Sunday/holidays:

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Early morning – 21 minutes
  • Late evening – 21 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Eastbound from Highway 7 and Pine Valley Drive:

  • First trip will depart at 7:21 a.m.

Westbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal:

  • Last trip will depart at 12:26 a.m.

Use the YRT Schedule Finder to look up your trip times

 


YRT

1 – Highway 7 (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted to improve afternoon bell time connections at Markham District High School.

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Morning rush hour - 28 minutes
  • Midday - 64 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour - 29 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Eastbound from Highway 7 and Cochrane Drive:

  • First trip will depart at 4:01 a.m.

Eastbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal:

  • First trip will depart at 5:17 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 1:25 a.m.

Westbound from Box Grove Walmart:

  • Last trip will depart at 12:36 a.m.
3 – Thornhill (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF) 

Weekdays:

Select trips will be adjusted to improve connections with the morning bell at Westmount Collegiate Institute:

  • The eastbound 6:37 a.m. trip will depart 2 minutes earlier at 6:35 a.m.
  • The westbound 7:45 a.m. trip will depart 6 minutes earlier at 7:39 a.m.

Select trips will be adjusted to improve connections with the morning bell St. Elizabeth Catholic High School:

  • The eastbound 6:10 a.m. trip will depart 5 minutes earlier at 6:05 a.m.
  • The westbound 7:14 a.m. trip will depart 5 minutes earlier at 7:09 a.m.
4/4A – Major Mackenzie (revised route & schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:
Route 4/4A will return to regular routing on Major Mackenzie Drive West, from McNaughton Road/Avro Road and Keele Street. Schedules will be adjusted.

 

Note: Beginning Monday, August 12, Route 4/4A - Major Mackenzie will return to regular routing due to the partial reopening of Major Mackenzie Drive. The YRT Trip Planner, Schedule Finder and real-time tools will not reflect this change until September 1.

7 – Martin Grove (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

To improve connections with the eastbound Route 77 – Highway 7 trip departing Highway 7 and Vaughan Valley Boulevard at 5:34 a.m., the northbound trip scheduled to depart Woodbine Centre at 5:18 a.m. will depart 7 minutes earlier at 5:11 a.m.

Northbound from Woodbine Centre:

  • First trip will depart at 5:11 a.m.
8 – Kennedy (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted.

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Morning rush hour - 17 minutes
  • Midday - 34 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour - 18 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Northbound from Kennedy Road and Highway 7

  • First trip will depart at 5:18 a.m.
  • Northbound from Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue
  • Last trip will depart at 9:32 p.m.
  • Southbound from Kennedy Road and Major Mackenzie Drive
  • First trip will depart at 5:35 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 10:07 p.m.
12 – Pine Valley (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted to improve connections with morning and afternoon bell times at Father Bressani Catholic High School.

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Morning rush hour - 35 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour - 36 minutes
  • Evening - 60 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Southbound from Vaughan Mills Terminal

  • First trip will depart at 5:13 a.m.
  • Last southbound trip will depart at 9:55 p.m.

Northbound from Steeles/Islington bus loop

  • Last northbound trip will depart at 9:26 p.m.
25 – Major Mackenzie (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

To improve connections with the southbound Viva blue, the 5:57 a.m. westbound trip will be adjusted to depart 6 minutes earlier at 5:51 a.m.

50 – Queensway (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:

The early morning southbound schedule will be adjusted to improve service.

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Early morning – approximately 33 minutes

The first southbound trip will depart High Street and Burke Street at 4:05 a.m.

51 – Keswick Local (revised route & schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:

Weekday midday, evening and Saturday service will be replaced by Mobility On-Request Keswick (see Mobility On-Request Keswick for details).

Route 51 - Keswick Local will continue to operate during rush hours only.

Service will no longer be provided to the GEM Theatre (stop 6317).

Weekdays:

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Northbound from Ravenshoe Road and Lake Drive

  • Last trip will depart at 6:25 p.m.

Southbound from Metro Road and Ferncroft Drive

  • Last trip will depart at 6:23 p.m.
57 – Mulock (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:
To improve connections with the eastbound Viva yellow trip scheduled to arrive at Davis Drive and Leslie Street at 3:57 p.m., the westbound 4:01 p.m. trip departing from 404 Town Centre will depart 4 minutes later at 4:05 p.m.

58 – Mount Albert (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:
Weekday midday, evening and Saturday Dial-a-Ride service will be replaced by Mobility On-Request Mount Albert (see Mobility On-Request Mount Albert for details).

Route 58 - Mount Albert will continue to operate during rush hours only.

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Northbound from 404 Town Centre

  • Last trip will depart at 5:40 p.m.

Southbound from Mount Albert Road and King Street

  • Last trip will depart at 6:18 p.m.
90/90B – Leslie (seasonal adjustments)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:
The additional St. Robert Catholic High School trips on the Route 90 – Leslie branch will be reinstated for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Northbound trip departing from Steeles Avenue and Don Mills Road (stop 9767) at 2:29 p.m.
  • Northbound trip departing from Steeles Avenue and Don Mills Road (stop 9767) at 2:34 p.m.
  • Southbound trip departing from Highway 7 and Leslie Street (stop 1924) at 2:38 p.m.
91/91A – Bayview (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:

Saturdays:

Schedules will be adjusted.

Frequency will be adjusted:                                                                                                      

  • Morning – approximately 56 minutes (28 minutes for portion of route serviced by 91 and 91A)
  • Midday – approximately 62 minutes (31 minutes for portion of route serviced by 91 and 91A)
  • Afternoon rush hour – approximately 62 minutes (31 minutes for portion of route serviced by 91 and 91A)
  • Early evening – approximately 50 minutes (25 minutes for portion of route serviced by 91 and 91A))
  • Late evening – to approximately 50 minutes (25 minutes for portion of route serviced by 91 and 91A)

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Route 91:
Southbound from Richmond Hill Bayview Plaza

  • First trip will depart at 7:25 a.m.

Route 91A:
Northbound from Finch GO Bus Terminal

  • First trip will depart at 8:09 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 9:52 p.m.

Southbound from Bayview Avenue and Subrisco Avenue

  • First trip will depart at 8:46 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 10:28 p.m.
96 – Keele-Yonge (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:

As part of the Frequent Transit Network, Route 96 weekday frequency will be improved.

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Early morning – 32 minutes
  • Morning rush hour – 32 minutes
  • Midday – 33 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour – 25 minutes
  • Early evening – 30 minutes
  • Late evening – 35 minutes
165/165F – Weston (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Service Adjustments:

Schedules will be adjusted.

Weekdays:

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Morning rush hour – 15 minutes
  • Midday – 49 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour – 19 minutes
  • Evening – 36 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted:

Route 165 northbound from Pioneer Village Terminal:

  • First trip will depart at 5:50 a.m.

Route 165F northbound from Weston Raod and Rutherford Road:

  • First trip will depart at 6:04 a.m.

Route 165 southbound from Highway 400/Major Mackenzie Park and Ride:

  • First trip will depart at 5:17 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 11:32 p.m.

Route 165F southbound from Davos Road and Weston Road:

  • First trip will depart at 6:25 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 7:08 p.m.

Saturdays:

Frequency will be adjusted:

  • Morning – 35 minutes
  • Midday – 41 minutes
  • Afternoon – 37 minutes
  • Evening – 32 minutes

Northbound from Pioneer Village Terminal

  • First trip will depart at 6:08 a.m.

Sunday/Holidays:

Frequency will be adjusted as follow:

  • Morning – 35 minutes
  • Afternoon – 35 minutes
  • Evening – 33 minutes

Southbound from Highway 400/Major Mackenzie Park and Ride

  • First trip will depart at 8:25 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 11:46 p.m.
Route 202 – Unionville GO Shuttle (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted.

Route 243 – Redstone GO Shuttle (revised schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted.

Route 411 – Markham District School Special via Box Grove (revised route & schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

School days:

Routing will be adjusted to start and end services at Markham Road and 14th Avenue instead of McCowan Road and 14th Avenue.

The morning trip will depart at 7:10 a.m., arriving at Markham District High School for 7:52 a.m.

The other trips will be discontinued.

Route 416 – Markham District School Special via Cooper Creek (new route)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

School days:
A new school special will service Markham District High School. Route 416 will start and end in the Copper Creek area.

  • One morning trip from Copper Creek / Stone Church at 7:21 a.m.
  • One afternoon trip From Markham District High School at 3:05 p.m.
Route 417 – Bill Hogarth School Special (new route)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

School days:
A new school special will connect students in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville with Bill Hogarth Secondary School in the City of Markham.

  • One morning trip from Hoover Park Drive and Sandyford Drive at 8:10 a.m.
  • One afternoon trip from Bill Hogarth Secondary School at 3:50 p.m.
Route 426 – Dr. G.W. Williams School Special via Hollidge (revised route & schedule)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

School days:
To improve student safety, the morning routing will be adjusted to travel south on Edward Street, west on Cousins Drive, south on Cameron Avenue, and east on Dunning Avenue to service stop 5329.

The morning 7:46 a.m. trip departing Bayview Avenue and Pederson Drive will depart 3 minutes earlier at 7:43 a.m.

Route 441 – Richmond Hill School Special via Subrisco (discontinued route)

Service Adjustments:
Route 441 will be discontinued due to low ridership.

Alternative route options include: Viva blue, Route 80 – Elgin Mills, Route 83A – Trench, Route 86 – Newkirk-Red Maple, Route 91/A/B – Bayview, Route 99 – Yonge and Route 448 – Richmond Hill School Special via Valleymede.

Route 451 – Langstaff School Special via Highway 7 (discontinued route)

Service Adjustments:
Route 451 will be discontinued due to low ridership.

Alternative route options include: Route 82 – Valleymede, Route 91/A/B – Bayview and Route 444 – Langstaff School Special via Valleymede.

Route 760 – Vaughan Mills / Wonderland (seasonal adjustments)

New Bus Schedule (PDF)

Weekdays:

Weekday service will be suspended until summer 2020.

Friday evening service will be provided between Finch GO Bus Terminal and Canada's Wonderland to coincide with the park's operating hours from Friday, September 27 to Friday, October 25 and on Wednesday, October 31 for Halloween Haunt.

Saturdays:

Effective Saturday, September 7 to Saturday, September 21, service to Canada's Wonderland will be provided to coincide with the park's operating hours. Service will continue to be provided to Vaughan Mills until 9 p.m.

Effective Saturday, September 28 to Saturday, October 26, service to Canada's Wonderland will be provided to coincide with Wonderland's regular operating hours and Halloween Haunt operating hours.

On Saturday, November 2, Route 760 will operate between Finch GO Bus Terminal and Vaughan Mills Terminal to coincide with the mall's operating hours.

Sundays/holidays:

On Sunday, September 1, Canada's Wonderland will be open until 10 p.m. Service will be maintained to coincide with park's operating hours.

Effective Monday, September 2 (Labour Day) to Sunday, September 29, service to Canada's Wonderland will be provided to coincide with the park's operating hours.

Effective Sunday, October 6 to Sunday, October 27, service to Canada's Wonderland will be provided to coincide with the park's regular operating hours and Halloween Haunt operating hours.

On Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving Day), Route 760 will operate on a holiday schedule between Finch GO Bus Terminal and Vaughan Mills Terminal to coincide with the mall's operating hours.

Mobility On-Request Keswick (new On-Request service)

Service map (PDF)

Beginning September 1, 2019, YRT will provide Mobility On-Request service in Keswick.

What is it?

Mobility On-Request allows travel from an address in the service area to one of five select locations in Keswick.

How does it work?

  • Book a ride with us during the service hours. Booking is available one hour prior to the start of service.
  • YRT will give you a pick-up time
  • A YRT-marked vehicle will pick you up and take you directly to your selected location. Rides may be shared with other travellers.

Note: Trips must be from an address to one of the five select stops or vice versa. Trips within 500 metres of the destination will not be eligible.

Travellers can be picked up at a curbed-address and dropped off at one of the following locations or vice versa:

  • Simcoe Avenue and Metro Road (Stop 4079)
  • Glenwoods Avenue and The Queensway South (Stop 4072 with connection to Route 50 – Queensway)
  • The Queensway S and Ravenshoe Road (Stop 4060 with connection to Route 50 – Queensway)
  • Keswick Marketplace (Stop 6740)
  • Georgina Ice Palace (Stop 4088)

Service hours:

Monday to Friday

  • 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • 7 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.

Saturday

  • 8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Two ways to book a ride:

  • Use the YRT On-Request App, available in the App Store or Google Play
  • Call 1-844-667-5327 and a Customer Service Representative will assist you

Note: Ride times may update to accommodate other riders. Please check the YRT On-Request App for the most up-to-date pick-up time. This feature is only available through the app. If bookings are made by phone, you will not be informed of any changes to your initial pick-up time.

The Mobility On-Request App will be available for download once the service begins.

[Download link to App Store coming soon]

[Download link to Google Play coming soon]

Mobility On-Request Mount Albert (new On-Request service)

Service map (PDF)

Beginning September 1, 2019, YRT will provide Mobility On-Request service in Mount Albert.

What is it?

Mobility On-Request allows travel from an address in the service area to one of five select locations in Mount Albert.

How does it work?

  • Book a ride with us during the service hours. Booking is available one hour prior to the start of service.
  • YRT will give you a pick-up time
  • A YRT-marked vehicle will pick you up and take you directly to your selected location. Rides may be shared with other travellers.

Note: Trips must be from an address to one of the five select stops or vice versa. Trips within 500 metres of the destination will not be eligible.

Travellers can be picked up at a curbed-address and dropped off at one of the following locations or vice versa:

  • Foodland – 19263 ON-48 (Stop 4876)
  • East Gwillimbury Public Library – 19300 Centre Street (Stop 7284)
  • Mt. Albert Variety & Gift – 74 Main Street (Stop 7283)
  • Mount Albert Road and Leslie Street (Stop 2578)
  • East Gwillimbury GO Station, Platform 12 (Stop 4252)

Service hours:

Monday to Friday

  • 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • 7 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.

Saturday

  • 8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Two ways to book a ride:

  • Use the YRT On-Request App, available in the App Store or Google Play
  • Call 1-844-667-5327 and a Customer Service Representative will assist you

Note: Ride times may update to accommodate other riders. Please check the YRT On-Request App for the most up-to-date pick-up time. This feature is only available through the app. If bookings are made by phone, you will not be informed of any changes to your initial pick-up time.

The Mobility On-Request App will be available for download once the service begins.

[Download link to App Store coming soon]

[Download link to Google Play coming soon]

School Specials (reinstated service)

With the start of the 2019/2020 academic year, all 400-series School Special routes will be reinstated on Tuesday, September 3 with the exception of the following routes that will begin earlier on Monday, August, 26:

  • 424 – Keswick High School Special
  • 462 – Maple High School Special