The TTC conducted a review of bus routes in the Junction Area with the goal of reducing customer journey time and providing more continuous service along major corridors.
In May 2018, TTC staff proposed service improvements to the bus network, which included more service on Parkside Drive and changes to the routes along the St. Clair West and Dundas West corridors. After these initial public consultations, late evening and Sunday and holiday Parkside Drive service was implemented in September 2018.
TTC received positive community feedback for the proposed service improvements at the local station consultations and open houses.
The new service improvements will go into effect on October 13, 2019.
Summary of TTC Public Consultations:
TTC Staff presented information boards summarizing the study at key locations in subway stations near the bus connections of the affected routes and at open houses on the following dates/stations:
-Dundas West: January 16 and 18, 2019
-Keele: January 14, 15, and 18, 2019
-High Park: January 17, 2019
-Runnymede: January 16, 2019
-Public Open House: David Appleton Community Recreation, Pritchard Avenue, Ward 5, February 6, 2019
-Public Open House: West Toronto Baptist Church, Dundas Street W, Ward 4, February 20, 2019
The TTC Board Approved the Following Report: Routing Changes – Junction Area Study on April 11, 2019.
Customer Service: 416-393-3030 (daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
TTY Line: 416-481-2523 (daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed holidays)
As part of the TTC’s commitment to provide accessible transit, construction is underway at Runnymede to install new elevators. Runnymede Station is scheduled to become accessible at the end of 2020. Construction has been progressing and I would like to provide you with an update on the next phase of work. Here is an overview of construction activities to expect over the coming months:Runnymede Station- Construction Update -Bus Roadway Closed Fall 2019_FINAL
The TTC has embarked on the development of a 5-Year Service Plan and 10-Year Outlook that will serve as the blue print for improvements to surface transit that will be delivered between 2020-2024.
After extensive technical work and public feedback, a draft Plan is available for a final round of public consultation. Additional details on the draft Plan and a link to the survey are available below.
Please participate in this ten-minute exercise which will help shape transit service for the next ten years.
Note that the survey will close on October 23, 2019.
You are invited to attend the TTC’s annual Public Forum on Accessible Transit, which will take place on Wednesday September 25, 2019, from 6 pm to 9 pm at Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, 105 Princes’ Boulevard. The purpose of the Forum is to update customers about TTC accessibility initiatives, including the Wheel-Trans 10-Year Strategy, Family of Services, Travel Training Pilot Program, and the Easier Access project, and gather feedback about possible improvements to the TTC’s accessible conventional and specialized services.
The Public Forum includes:
- 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm – Special Meeting of the TTC Board
- 6 pm to 7 pm – Display area for one-on-one interaction with attendees
- 7 pm to 9 pm – Brief presentation from TTC staff on the progress and status of TTC accessibility initiatives followed by a Q&A session
Come out and let your voice be heard!
The TTC is initiating a Five-Year Service Plan and 10-Year Outlook to build on our Corporate Plan (2018-2022) and strengthen Toronto’s mobility network. The Plan and Outlook will set a vision and identify strategies and actions to improve mobility so that residents from Toronto and outlying areas can access the many employment, educational and cultural opportunities our great city has to offer.
In order to achieve this, TTC is asking Torontonians for their feedback through a short five minute on-line survey available at the following link: TTC5YearServicePlan.metroquest.ca.
The survey will close on July 26, 2019 and results will help the TTC develop a blueprint to improve surface transit service.
The TTC and Councillor Perks invite you to a public open house to learn more about the Junction Area Bus Study.
Venue: West Toronto Baptist Church (3049 Dundas St West)
Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
We are proposing changes to the bus network in The Junction to improve customer travel time by removing gaps in service. TTC staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
Art is an important component of major station upgrades (including the Easier Access and Second Exit construction improvement projects). On June 5, 2017, TTC unveiled art concepts for 7 stations that are either under construction or scheduled for construction in the near future. The art installations at Runnymede Station are up. Elicser Elliot worked on these pieces titled Anonymous Somebody. More information regarding TTC Public Art Program can be found at http://www.ttc.ca/About_the_TTC/Projects/Public_art/index.jsp
The Runnymede and Keele Station Easier Access Construction Updates Open House was held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The TTC held an open house to discuss the elevator construction plans at Runnymede and Keele stations. The TTC’s Easier Access Program makes subway stations accessible.
The presentation below was shared at the open house and provides more details.
Venue: Council Chamber – Swansea Town Hall
Address: 95 Lavinia Avenue, Toronto, ON M6S 3H9
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
TTC staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
Starting on Tuesday, November 6 after Monday subway service ends, a track crew will be working overnight between Keele and Dundas West stations to conduct essential track maintenance. The work will involve tamping areas of track between the two stations. The overnight maintenance activity will also occur on Wednesday and Thursday nights.