Media Release

August 21, 2012

Check your route: YRT/Viva fall service changes coming in September

More than 70 service adjustments on the way starting Sunday, September 2
The Regional Municipality of York will introduce more than 70 YRT/Viva service changes across York Region, effective Sunday, September 2. Residents are advised to review service change details on before heading out this fall.
Highlights of the upcoming changes include:
- Route 50 - Queensway will be expanded to operate all day weekday, Saturday and Sunday/holiday service between Sutton and the Town of Newmarket with limited trips to and from Pefferlaw. Customers from Beaverton may use GO Transit services to connect with Route 50 in Pefferlaw. Travel between Keswick and the Town of Newmarket will require a 2 Zone fare.
- High School Specials will be reinstated for back-to-school travel.
- Viva purple and orange will offer improved service frequency. Additional Viva purple service to York University will be reinstated for the school year.
- Route 22/22A King City will offer improved service frequency, offering another back-to-school option for travel to York University.
- Route 91/91A - Bayview service will be moved to platform 3 at Finch GO Bus Terminal to better serve customers.
Additional routes and schedules will be adjusted to better serve riders throughout York Region. For further details on the above service change highlights and all upcoming route and schedule changes, please visit
On Labour Day, Monday, September 3, Sunday/holiday service will be in effect for all YRT/Viva and TTC routes operating in York Region.
YRT/Viva offers local and rapid transit services throughout all nine municipalities in York Region. More than 120 routes keep residents connected within York Region, as well as with connecting services in the City of Toronto and the Region of Peel. In 2011, 19.8 million riders used YRT/Viva with an average of 80,000 boardings made each weekday.
For more information about YRT/Viva services, please visit the YRT/Viva website at or call the Customer Service Centre at 1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978). 
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Media Contact: Kim MacGillivray, Corporate Communications, The Regional Municipality of York
905-830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1209  Cell: 905-251-6412

Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities
and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

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