Updated May 7, 2010 at 12:10 am: On May 6, the TTC directed staff to report back to the June Commission meeting with further analysis of the Dundas West option for the Long Branch service. With luck, this will give staff a chance to moderate their position and show real tradeoffs between the pros and cons of this proposal.
Updated May 6, 2010 at noon: My presentation to the TTC is linked here for convenience.
Updated May 5, 2010 at 09:50 am: By popular demand, charts sho wing the distribution of headways by length of hadway, time of day and date have been added.
Updated May 4, 2010 at 12:45 pm: Charts have been added showing the proportion of service reaching various locations on the route by date and time of day.
Updated May 3, 2010 at 11:30 am: Comments and charts showing the headways on Lake Shore have been added.
As a follow-up to the question of splitting the Queen car back into separate routes with a dedicated service on Lake Shore Boulevard West, I crunched through the vehicle monitoring data for that route for October and November 2009. These data were obtained to allow an analysis of the Dufferin/Broadview split operation, but I have been pre-occupied with other things and have not published any comments yet on what seemed to be a dead issue.
The analysis here looks at only one aspect of the route, the service on the west end of the 501 Queen line.