90 Vaughan

90 Vaughan Map

Compiled by Jeffrey Kay
Originally published in the November 1993 edition of “Transfer Points”, the newsletter of the Toronto Transportation Society.
Map by John Calnan

January 1, 1933

Service begins on a new route operated by the TTC on behalf of the Township of York. Buses operate from St. Clair via north and west on Vaughan, to loop within the intersection of Vaughan and Oakwood. Buses returning eastbound operate via Vaughan, then north on Kenwood, east on Claxton and south on Bathurst to west on St. Clair. Service is operated 18 hours a day, seven days a week.

July 1, 1933

At the north end of the route, service is revised to turn back east of Oakwood by looping via south on Cedric and east on Jesmond. Service eliminated between Cedric and Oakwood.

May 21, 1934

Service restored to Oakwood, with buses looping within the Oakwood/Vaughan intersections.

September 14, 1939

Free transfers now available between VAUGHAN and other routes operating in York Township.

April 23, 1942

At the sound end, buses now use the new Vaughan loop at St. Clair and Bathurst. Buses run east and south on Vaughan Road to just south of St. Clair, running east through the loop and returning via north on Bathurst and west on St. Clair to Vaughan.

September 17, 1951

Buses are rerouted when leaving Vaughan loop. Buses now turn right on Bathurst and operate via south on Bathurst and northwest on Vaughan.

July 1, 1954

Following the creation of Metropolitan Toronto and the reorganization of the TTC, full responsibility for the operation of the route is transferred from York Township to the Toronto Transit Commission.

VAUGHAN

OAKWOOD
ST. CLAIR

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

April 15, 1956

Assigned route number 90.

VAUGHAN

90

O A K W O O D
S T.  C L A I R

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

June 29, 1959

Buses at the north end now loop via west on Jesmond, north on Oakwood and southeast on Vaughan.

February 26, 1966

Coincident with the opening of the BLOOR-DANFORTH SUBWAY, service is extended south via Vaughan and Bathurst to Bathurst station. Some early Sunday morning trips operate between St. Clair and Bathurst station only.

VAUGHAN

90

O A K W O O D
BATHURST STN

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

VAUGHAN

90A

S T.  C L A I R
BATHURST STN

Early Sunday mornings

May 27, 1966

Early Sunday morning service to St. Clair discontinued.

January 28, 1978

Coincident with the opening of the SPADINA SUBWAY, most service is rerouted to operate from St. Clair West station on a new branch. Buses exit via the bus ramp onto the westbound lane of St. Clair then west on St. Clair and northwest on Vaughan to Oakwood. Additional rush hour buses continue to operate between Bathurst station and Oakwood.

VAUGHAN

90

O A K W O O D
BATHURST STN

Monday to Friday, rush hours only

VAUGHAN

90A

O A K W O O D
ST CLAIR WEST STN

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

May 7, 1979

To avoid congestion on St. Clair, 90 VAUGHAN buses now leave St. Clair West via the westbound streetcar ramp and serve the stop on the island rather than the curb stop at Bathurst.

May 7-September 2, 1995

Due to construction shutting down the underground loop facilities at St. Clair West station, 90A buses are temporarily extended east on St. Clair to St. Clair station on the YONGE SUBWAY. Buses connect to St. Clair West station via the on-street stop outside the fare paid area.

September 5, 1995

Rush hour buses operating from Bathurst station are extended northwest from Oakwood and Vaughan, looping via northwest on Vaughan, north on Northcliffe, east on Eglinton and south on Oakwood to Vaughan.

NORTHBOUND

 

SOUTHBOUND

90

V A U G H A N

 

90

V A U G H A N

TO EGLINTON

TO BATHURST STN

Monday to Friday, rush hours only

NORTHBOUND

 

SOUTHBOUND

90A

V A U G H A N

 

90A

V A U G H A N

TO OAKWOOD

TO ST CLAIR WEST STN

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

February 18, 1996

As part of a systemwide reduction of service resulting from an elimination of provincial public transit subsidies, rush hour service is eliminated south of St. Clair to Bathurst station. Rush hour “Eglinton” buses now finish their trips at St. Clair West station.

NORTHBOUND

 

SOUTHBOUND

90

V A U G H A N

 

90

V A U G H A N

TO EGLINTON

TO ST CLAIR WEST STN

Monday to Friday, rush hours only

90A

V A U G H A N

 

 

 

TO OAKWOOD

 

7 days a week, 18 hours a day
Southbound buses use main branch exposure

June 19, 2011

Effective on this date, the route is rendered accessible, with accessible buses scheduled on all runs. Bike rack service now also offered.

September 2013

Operation of this route is transferred from Mount Dennis garage to Wilson garage.

January 6, 2014

Service on the 90 “Eglinton” branch is temporarily discontinued due to construction on the Eglinton LRT. All service routed to the 90A “Oakwood” branch.

August 31, 2014

With the completion of Metrolinx construction at the Dufferin/Eglinton intersection related to the Eglinton-Crosstown LRT, rush hour service is restored to the “Eglinton” branch. As part of a system-wide redesignation of route branches, westbound buses on this branch are signed 90B.

NORTHBOUND

 

SOUTHBOUND

 

 

 

90

V A U G H A N

 

TO ST CLAIR WEST STN

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

90A

V A U G H A N

 

 

 

TO OAKWOOD

 

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

90B

V A U G H A N

 

 

 

TO EGLINTON

 

Monday to Friday, rush hours only


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