TTC's image: subway on platform

TTC’s image: subway on platform

Due to Toronto Transit Commission‘s (TTC’s) subway track work and signal upgrades, the following service changes will occur this weekend:

  • Track replacement work on Saturday, April 6, on a section of the Bloor-Danforth line:
    • There will be no subway service between Kipling and Jane stations

    • A shuttle bus service will stop at all stations between Kipling and Jane stations

      • These buses will operate every 3-5 minutes
    • The TTC will have Wheel-Trans buses stationed at both Jane and Kipling stations to accommodate seniors and persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids

  • The next day, Sunday, April 7, the TTC continues its work to upgrade the signal system on a section of the Yonge line:

    • There will be no subway service between Bloor and Union stations on the Yonge line

    • Shuttle buses will operate every 2-3 minutes on Yonge Street between Rosedale, King and St Andrew stations

    • The University-Spadina line is operating, fully, all weekend from Union to Downsview stations

    • Alternate routes to Yonge St. this Sunday from the University line include:

    • The TTC will also have Wheel-Trans buses available to accommodate seniors and persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids

Here is an update to my previous blog TTC Alert: Closure of University Portion of Subway on Four Weekends in March 2013 and Other News:

  • The elevator at St George Station is back in service

Also, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) recently increased service on many routes to meet the demand of growing ridership:

  • In 2012, the TTC carried 514 million riders and that number is expected to rise to 528 million in 2013
  • This additional service will reduce crowding, shorten wait times, and improve service reliability

TTC service has increased on the following routes:

  • Bus Routes:
    • 6 Bay
    • 9 Bellamy
    • 87 Cosburn
    • 25 Don Mills
    • 143 Downtown/Beach Express
    • 29 Dufferin
    • 34 Eglinton East
    • 32 Eglinton West
    • 39 Finch East
    • 199 Finch Rocket
    • 100 Flemingdon Park
    • 14 Glencairn
    • 191 Highway 27 Rocket
    • 37 Islington
    • 35 Jane
    • 43 Kennedy
    • 45 Kipling
    • 54 Lawrence East
    • 129 McCowan North
    • 116 Morningside
    • 131 Nugget
    • 63 Ossington
    • 86 Scarborough
    • 190 Scarborough Centre Rocket
    • 79 Scarlett Rd
    • 85 Sheppard East
    • 84 Sheppard West
    • 60 Steeles West
    • 68 Warden
    • 95 York Mills

TTC Contact Info

  • Information on fares, routes, schedules and service
    • 416-393-4636 (INFO)

    • Recorded information available 24 hours daily

    • Operator-assisted service is available from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily, except statutory holidays

    • TTY Hearing Impaired Service, 416-481-2523, Daily, 8:00am-6:00pm; except statutory holidays

  • Main Switchboard
    • 416-393-4000

    • Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE

TTC subway track work, signal upgrades this weekend

April 3, 2013

The Toronto Transit Commission is conducting track replacement work on Saturday, April 6 on a section of the Bloor-Danforth line. The next day, Sunday, April 7, the TTC continues its work to upgrade the signal system on a section of the Yonge line. Both projects will result in a disruption to subway service for one day each.

On Saturday, there will be no subway service between Kipling and Jane stations. A shuttle bus service will stop at all stations between Kipling and Jane stations. The shuttle buses will operate every 3-5 minutes. The TTC will have Wheel-Trans buses stationed at both Jane and Kipling stations to accommodate seniors and persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids.

On Sunday, there will be no subway service between Bloor and Union stations on the Yonge line. Shuttle buses will operate every 2-3 minutes on Yonge Street between Rosedale, King and St Andrew stations.

The University-Spadina line is operating, fully, all weekend from Union to Downsview stations. Alternate routes to Yonge St. this Sunday from the University line include:
– 94 Wellesley bus, from Museum Station.
– 506 Carlton streetcar, from Queen’s Park Station.
– 505 Dundas streetcar, from St Patrick Station.
– 501 Queen streetcar, from Osgoode Station.
– 504 King streetcar, from St Andrew Station.

The TTC will also have Wheel-Trans buses available to accommodate seniors and persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids.

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