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Service change effective Sunday, September 5

Schedule and route changes will be made to adjust to changing customer demand.

Below is a list of routes with service changes effective Sunday, September 5, 2021 (unless otherwise noted). For further assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Chat Live with us by clicking on the Live Chat icon at the bottom of the screen.

Click on the route name for more details. Visit our Trip Planner for schedules.

Viva blue

Sundays/Holidays:

Schedules will be adjusted to meet traveller demand:

  • Morning and afternoon frequency - approximately every 12 minutes

Northbound from Finch Go Bus Terminal (stop 9769):

  • First trip will depart at 6:10 a.m.

Southbound from Newmarket Terminal (stop 9809):

  • Last trip will depart at 12:13 a.m.
Viva purple / purple A

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The Viva purple branch operating along Enterprise Boulevard will be renamed as Viva purple A. Trips will continue to alternate between the Viva purple (along Highway 7) and Viva purple A (along Enterprise Boulevard) branches throughout the day.

Schedules will be improved to meet increased traveller demand.

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted.

  • Early morning - 13 minutes
  • Morning rush hour - approximately 11 minutes
  • Midday - approximately 14 minutes
  • Afternoon rush hour - approximately 12 minutes
  • Early evening - approximately 21 minutes
  • Late evening - approximately 21 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted as follows:

Eastbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal (stop 9820):

  • First trip will depart at 4:50 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 11:59 p.m.

Westbound from East Beaver Creek/Highway 7 (stop 9733):

  • First trip will depart at 4:40 a.m.

Westbound from Markham Stouffville Hospital (stop 9810):

  • First trip will depart at 5:35 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 12:20 a.m.

Saturdays:

First and last trips will be adjusted as follows:

Eastbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal (stop 9820):

  • Last trip will depart at 12:24 a.m.

Westbound from East Beaver Creek/Highway 7 (stop 9733):

  • First trip will depart at 4:48 a.m.

Westbound from Markham Stouffville Hospital (stop 9810):

  • First trip will depart at 5:57 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 12:11 a.m.
Route 12 - Pine Valley

Weekdays:

Schedules will be adjusted:

  • Afternoon rush hour frequency - approximately every 60 minutes

First and last trips will be adjusted as follows:

Morning Rush Hour:

Southbound from Vaughan Mills Terminal (stop 3317):

  • First trip will depart at 5:12 a.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 8:07 a.m.

Northbound Islington/Steeles bus loop (stop 3441):

  • Last trip will depart at 8:36 a.m.

Afternoon Rush Hour:

Southbound from Vaughan Mills Terminal (stop 3317):

  • First trip will depart at 2:53 p.m.
  • Last trip will depart at 6:53 p.m.

Northbound from Islington/Steeles bus loop (stop 3441):

  • Last trip will depart at 6:27 p.m.
Route 23 - Thornhill Woods

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Service adjustments:

Route 23 will be adjusted to operate along Ilan Ramon Boulevard between Valley Vista Drive and Queen Filomena Avenue instead of Bathurst Street.

Stops 5789, 5788, 5803, 5805, 3305, 3292, 1958 and 6058 will no longer be serviced by Route 23.

Schedules will be adjusted.

Route 32 - Aurora South (effective September 13, 2021)

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Schedule changes to improve connections with Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Aurora High School and St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School.

Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School (effective September 8, 2021):

  • A new southbound 7:36 a.m. trip from Bayview Avenue and Stone Road (stop 2258) will arrive at Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School (stop 5329) at 8:05 a.m.

Aurora High School and St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School (effective September 13, 2021):

  • A new southbound 2:33 p.m. trip from Bayview Avenue and Stone Road (stop 2258) will arrive at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School (stop 6093) at 2:40 p.m. and Aurora High School (stop 4748) at 2:45 p.m.

Please note that the yrt.ca Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

Route 40 - Unionville Local (effective September 22, 2021)

Schedule changes to improve connections with Markville Secondary School and Unionville High School.

Markville Secondary School:

  • A new westbound 2:30 p.m. trip from Markville Mall (stop 1827) will arrive at Markville Secondary School (stop 1505) at 2:37 p.m.

Unionville High School:

  • A new westbound 2:30 p.m. trip from Markville Mall (stop 1827) will arrive at Unionville High School (stop 1554) at 2:53 p.m.

Please note that the yrt.ca Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

Route 57/57A - Mulock

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Route 57A – Mulock will be renamed as Route 57 – Mulock and the branch via Stonehaven Avenue will be renamed as Route 57A – Mulock. The 57A branch via Stonehaven Avenue is currently suspended. 

Route 86 - Newkirk-Red Maple (effective September 8, 2021)

Schedule changes to improve connections with Our Lady Queen of the World Catholic Academy School.

Northbound from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal:

  • The 2:19 p.m. northbound trip will be adjusted to service Bayview and Crosby Avenue (stop 6069). This trip will service stop 6069 at 2:45 p.m.

Southbound from Shadow Falls Drive:

  • The 2:24 p.m. southbound trip will be adjusted to service Bayview and Crosby Avenue (stop 2728). This trip will service stop 2728 at 2:45 p.m.

Please note that the YRT Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

Route 87 - Autumn Hill (effective September 13, 2021)

Schedule changes to improve connections with Langstaff Secondary School and Stephen Lewis Secondary School.

A new westbound 2:42 p.m. trip from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal (stop 4454) will arrive at:
  • Langstaff Secondary School (stop 2793) at 2:47 p.m.
  • Stephen Lewis Secondary School (stop 3905) at 3 p.m.

Please note that the yrt.ca Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

Route 165F - Weston (effective September 13, 2021)

Schedule change to improve connections with St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School.

A new northbound Route 165F trip will depart Weston Road and Ashberry Boulevard (stop 3753) at 2:37 p.m.

Please note that the yrt.ca Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

Route 432 - Aurora School Special (effective September 13, 2021)

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A new afternoon trip will be added to connect with St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic High School and Aurora High School.

See schedule below:

St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic

High School

Aurora High School
(Wellington St / Mcdonald Dr)

Wellington St / Yonge St

John West Way / Wellington St

St. John’s Sdrd / Earl Stewart Dr            

Mavrinac Blvd / Wellington Ave

Stone Rd / Bayview Ave

6093 (Westbound)

4748 (Eastbound)

1199 (EB)

1747 (EB)

4827 (EB)

6589 (EB)

2271 (EB)

2:40 p.m.

2:44 p.m.

2:48 p.m.

2:50 p.m.

3 p.m.

3:06 p.m.

3:15 p.m.

*all stops on route will be serviced

Please note that the yrt.ca Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

Route 470 - Westmount Collegiate School Special via Thornhill Woods (effective September 13, 2021)

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Schedule and route changes to improve connections with Stephen Lewis Secondary School and Westmount Collegiate Institute.

  • Route 470 will now service north of Major Mackenzie Drive to Teston Road
  • A new morning southbound trip will be added. See below for schedule

Southbound from Dimarino Drive / Lady Fenyrose Avenue (stop 6059):

Dimarino Dr / Lady Fenyrose Ave

Teston Rd / Via Romano Blvd

Ilan Ramon Blvd / Major Mackenzie Dr

Thomas Cook Ave / Rutherford Rd

Thornhill Woods Dr / Autumn Hill Blvd

Maple Sugar Lane / Thornhill Woods

Bathurst St / New Westminster Dr

Promenade Terminal Platform 3

6059

6236

6324

6066

4590

4600

7299

5332

7:51 a.m.

7:53 a.m.

8 a.m.

8:07 a.m.

8:10 a.m.

8:18 a.m.

8:28 a.m.

8:33 a.m.

*all stops on route will be serviced

 Northbound from Promenade Terminal (stop 4031): 

Promenade Terminal Platform 8

Bathurst St / Atkinson Ave

Maple Sugar Lane / Thornhill Woods

Thornhill Woods Dr / Autumn Hill Blvd

Thornhill Woods Dr / Rutherford Rd

Ilan Ramon Blvd / Major Mackenzie Dr

Teston Rd / via Romano Blvd

4031

7298

4591

4617

4585

7345

6236

3 p.m.

3:06 p.m.

3:13 p.m.

3:18 p.m.

3:21 p.m.

3:27 p.m.

3:33 p.m.

*all stops on route will be serviced

Please note that the yrt.ca Trip Planner, Schedule Lookup and real-time tools will not reflect this change until October 31. 

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Live Chat us.

School Specials and connections

With the start of the 2021/2022 academic year, all 400-series School Special routes and connections will be reinstated. To learn more on how to take transit to school, visit our School Services page.

The following routes will be reinstated on August 30, 2021.

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

Please note that the YRT Trip Planner, Schedule Finder and real-time tools will not reflect Routes 424 and 462 schedules for the week of August 30 to September 3.

For trip planning assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978.

 

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All school services will be reinstated for the 2021/2022 academic year.

To learn more on how to take transit to school and for other connecting routes, visit our School Service page.

Updated August 16, 2021

The following is a list of the affected routes. For help with additional trip planning options please call our Contact Centre: 1-866-668-3978, open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and weekends/holidays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route Number

Route Name

401

Brother Andre via Box Grove

402

Bur Oak/Pierre Elliot Trudeau

405

St. Augustine

406

Markham District

410

Markham District via Carlton

411

Markham District via Box Grove

412

Thornlea

413

St. Robert/Thornlea via John

415

Stouffville High School

416

Markham District via Riverwalk

417

Bill Hogarth

418

Pierre Elliot Trudeau

420

Newmarket High via Savage

423

Newmarket High via Bristol

424

Keswick High

425

Huron Heights via Holland Landing

426

Dr. G.W. Williams via Hollidge

427

Sacred Heart via Newmarket High

428

Dr. G.W. Williams via Henderson

429

Cardinal Carter

430

Sacred Heart

432

Aurora High

433

Cardinal Carter School Special via Kingshill

434

Cardinal Carter School Special via Wellington

435

St. Maximillian Kolbe School Special via Bayview

440

St. Theresa via Mill

442

Richmond Hill High via Gamble

443

Langstaff via Shaftsbury

444

Langstaff via Bayview

445

St. Robert to Bernard Terminal

446

St. Theresa via Maccallum

447

St. Theresa via Jefferson Forest

448

Richmond Hill High via Valleymede

449

Richmond Green via Hillmount

450

St. Theresa via Tower Hill

452

Richmond Green via Hazelton

460

Holy Cross

461

Emily Carr

462

Maple High

464

St. Joan of Arc via America

465

St. Joan of Arc via Melville

466

Tommy Douglas

467

Tommy Douglas School Special via St. Jean de Brebeuf

468 Emily Carr School Special via Kleinburg
469 Father Bressani School Special
470 Westmount Collegiate School Special via Thornhill Woods

 

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Service reductions still in effect

Below is a list of service reductions that came into effect on Sunday, April 5, 2020, due to a decrease in ridership as a result of COVID-19. These service changes will remain in effect until further notice.

For further assistance, please call the YRT Contact Centre at 1-866-668-3978 or Chat Live with us by clicking on the Live Chat icon at the bottom of the screen.

Click on the route name for more details. 

Viva blue A (temporarily suspended)

Viva blue A is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: Viva blue.

Viva pink (temporarily suspended)

Viva pink is temporarily suspended.

Alternative options: Viva blue, Viva purple, Route 1 – Highway 7 and Route 99 – Yonge.

Viva green (temporarily suspended)

Viva green is temporarily suspended.

Alternative options: Viva purple, Route 24 – Woodbine, Route 90 – Leslie and TTC Route 68B – Warden.

10 - Woodbridge (temporarily suspended)

Route 10 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: See Mobility On-Request Woodbridge for service information.

Alternative options prior to 8 a.m.: Viva orange, Routes 7 – Martin Grove, 13 – Islington, 12 – Pine Valley and 165/165F – Weston.

13 - Islington (revised service)

Limited service to Kleinburg is suspended.

21 - Vellore Local (temporarily suspended)

Route 21 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: See Mobility On-Request Vellore Local for service information.

22 - King City (temporarily suspended)
Route 22 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: Route 96 - Keele-Yonge.

31 - Aurora North (temporarily suspended)

Route 31 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: See Mobility On-Request Aurora-Oak Ridges for service information.

42 - Berczy (temporarily suspended)

Route 42 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative options: Routes 1 – Highway 7, 8 – Kennedy, 16 – 16th Avenue, 25 – Major Mackenzie, TTC Route 129A – McCowan and Viva purple.

45 - Mingay (temporarily suspended)

Route 45 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative options: Routes 1 – Highway 7, 8 – Kennedy, 16 – 16th Avenue, 25 – Major Mackenzie, TTC Routes 102D – Markham, 129A – McCowan and Viva purple.

51 - Keswick Local (temporarily suspended)

Route 51 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: See Mobility On-Request Keswick for service information.

Alternative options prior to 8 a.m. include Mobility On-Request North starting at 7 a.m. or Route 50 – Queensway.

57A - Mulock (temporarily suspended)

Weekdays:

Route 57A weekday service is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: Route 57 - Mulock.

58 - Mount Albert (temporarily suspended)

Route 58 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: See Mobility On-Request Mount Albert for service information.

84 - Oak Ridges (temporarily suspended)

Route 84 is temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: See Mobility On-Request Aurora-Oak Ridges for service information.

200 Series - GO Shuttles (temporarily suspended)

Effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020, all 200-series GO Shuttle routes are temporarily suspended.

Alternative option: Plan your trip with the YRT Trip Planner or visit our Mobility On-Request page for service  options.

 

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