King Street service changes during the Toronto International Film Festival

Posted on September 2, 2016

September 8 to 11, 2016 King Street West will be closed between Peter Street and University Avenue from Thursday, September 8 to Sunday, September 11 as Toronto celebrates the 41st Annual Toronto International Film Festival. The road closure requires several changes to the 504 King, 514 Cherry and 304 King night service.


Please see both attachments for more information:


Keele Subway Yard- Overnight Work on Sunday, September 4

Posted on September 2, 2016

TTC is upgrading the Keele Subway Yard to accommodate increased storage of subway cars. This work includes replacing light standards along the track and upgrading the power system from Indian Grove Road to Dorval Ave. 
Crews will be using a crane, as well as a generator to power temporary lights and tools which are required to install five new light poles along the track. For safety reasons, this work must be completed at night while the power is cut and the subway is not operating. The equipment used for this work may be audible to area residents while it is in use. Access to properties along the laneway will be maintained at all times.
Efforts will be made to have the work completed as quickly as possible.
Work Hours
Intermittent construction activity on Sunday September 4, 2016 1:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Temporary bus diversions during Labour Day Parade – Monday, September 5

Posted on September 2, 2016

Temporary bus diversion during Labour Day Parade
Florence St, Brock Ave, Cowan Ave and Elm Grove Ave

Monday, September 5, 2016 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

29 Dufferin buses
 Southbound: from Bloor St, south on Dufferin St, west on Florence St, south on Brock Ave, west on Queen St, south on Cowan Ave, east on King St.
 Northbound: from King St, north on Elm Grove Ave, west on Queen St, north on Brock Ave, east on College St, north on Dufferin St to route.

193 Exhibition Rocket buses
 Southbound: from Roncesvalles Ave, east on King St north on Elm Grove Ave, west on Queen St, north on Brock Ave, west on Dundas St to route.

47 Lansdowne buses
 Southbound: from Lansdowne Ave, east on Dundas St, south on Dufferin St, west on Florence St, south on Brock Ave, west on Queen St and north on Lansdowne Ave to route.

Temporary transit stops may be established along the diversion routings.

Click here for more information: TTC Notice – Bus diversions during Labour Day Parade (1)

Toronto Hydro billing updates – monthly billing begins this fall

Posted on September 2, 2016

Toronto Hydro is switching residential and small commercial customers to monthly billing. Customers will now receive 12 bills per year instead of six, with each bill representing approximately 30 days of energy use. This switch will be phased in over the fall, beginning in September.

In 2015, the Ontario Energy Board announced a requirement that all electrical utilities in the province transition to monthly billing by the end of 2016. Toronto Hydro has implemented a comprehensive plan to advise customers of the switch, including communicating through newsletters, bill envelope messages, on-line/social media, and at community events. Toronto Hydro will also be calling customers and delivering postcards just before they receive their first monthly bill.

Monthly billing helps customers manage energy costs: 

  • Customers will have a more current view of how their energy habits impact their bill, so they can take action sooner
  • More frequent billing makes it easier to manage household budgets
  • Monthly billing will align with other organizations’ billing cycles (like gas and telephone)
September 2016