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MiWay Route 76 City Centre-Subway Resumes Service on February 7

City services | February 1, 2022

On February 7, MiWay will restore service on Route 76 City Centre-Subway. This route provides a direct east-west connection along the Burnhamthorpe corridor between the City Centre Transit Terminal (CCTT) and the Kipling bus terminal in Toronto.

Route 76 was temporarily suspended on January 17 in response to Transit Operator staff shortages due to COVID-19 and self-isolation requirements.

Service on Route 110 University Express will also resume on February 7, as in-person learning and work activities at University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) return.

MiWay continues to implement temporary service changes in response to COVID-19-related staff shortages and restore services based on current staffing levels and customer demand.

“We’re pleased to restore service on these routes,” said Geoff Marinoff, Director, Transit. “As our staffing levels continue to stabilize, MiWay will continue to restore services that were temporarily suspended.”

Before suspending a route, MiWay staff carefully consider alternative scenarios to lessen the impact of service reductions on customers. These include:

  • Monitoring ridership levels on each route to ensure MiWay is adapting to changes in demand, while balancing daily service delivery challenges resulting from staff shortages
  • Allocating longer 60-foot articulated buses on routes where ridership is higher, to reduce potential overcrowding
  • Ensuring alternate routes are available so customers can access other service options
  • Updating customers about service changes in advance so they can plan ahead

Customers planning to ride MiWay can check on the route status by using MiWay’s trip planner at miway.ca.

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