Updated August 1, 2013 at 2:45pm:
The plans for the King/Spadina project originally would have seen streetcars replaced with buses from Spadina Station to Queen’s Quay for the entire month of August. This has been changed so that streetcars will return between Spadina Station and King Street on August 20 (presuming that reconstruction of the intersection has progressed sufficiently for this).
Plans for a 522 Exhibition West streetcar service have been cancelled and the 193 Exhibition Rocket will operate as usual. The 521 Exhibition East streetcar service will operate from King & Church to the CNE as previously announced.
Streetcar service on 511 Bathurst will be supplemented with buses during evenings and weekends.
Updated June 15, 2013 at 4:10pm:
With the long-term closing of the Dufferin Street bridge at the entrance to Exhibition Place on June 12, all Dufferin bus service (as well as interlined night service with Ossington) through the park has ended. The new routing is described in the TTC’s Service Advisory.
Original post from June 5:
Service changes for August deal mainly with construction projects that require diversions and restructuring of routes. A few services have running time changes to suit actual conditions on the road.
Notable changes include:
Leslie Barns Project
83 Jones will be rerouted around construction on Leslie associated with the new access route to Leslie Barns. Buses will use Carlaw between Queen and Lake Shore.
York Street Reconstruction
The reconstruction of York Street will prevent 503 Kingston Road cars from using their normal loop via Church, Wellington and York. The route will be extended via King to use the Spadina/Charlotte loop.
Lawrence West Station Bus Loop Reconstruction
During the reconstruction at Lawrence West, all regular services that normally terminate there will be extended east to Lawrence Station at Yonge Street. Access to Lawrence West Station from these routes will require a paper transfer or pass.
The 400 Lawrence Manor bus will divert to a nearby shopping plaza.
The intersection at King & Spadina, one of Toronto’s three grand unions, will be replaced during the month of August. 510 Spadina service will operate with buses and through service to Queen’s Quay will be provided.
Diversion plans for all affected services have not yet been announced.
504 King and 508 Lake Shore cars will divert via Shaw, Queen and Church until the intersection reopens for east-west traffic (planned for August 20).
Streetcar service on 510 Spadina will resume between Spadina Station and King Street at the same time.
The project to rebuild Dundas & Spadina, originally scheduled for 2013, has been postponed to a future year.
One bus will be added to the Finch East/West night service (routes 308 and 309 are interlined) as the existing schedule cannot be operated reliably.
Running times on the 385 Sheppard East night bus will adjusted to provide more driving and less layover time.
The 353 Steeles East night bus will be extended to Markham Road, subject to formal Commission approval at its June 24, 2013 board meeting.
During the CNE period (mid August to Labour Day), normal services will be affected both by construction and by a shortage of buses as these are covering construction diversions elsewhere.
511 Bathurst service will be augmented with extra cars using both CLRVs and ALRVs. Express buses may be used on busy days.
329 Dufferin and 316 Ossington night services are interlined and normally run through Exhibition Place. This route will change during the CNE to run from Ossington and Queen via Queen, Shaw, King, Fraser and West Liberty to Dufferin both ways. 522 Exhibition West streetcar service will operate from Dundas West Station loop (using the 504 King loading platform) to Dufferin Loop. This replaces the 193 Exhibition Rocket.
521 Exhibition East streetcar service will operate from a loop at Richmond, Victoria, Queen and Church via King, Bathurst and Fleet to Exhibition Loop (using the 509 Harbourfront loading platform).
509 Harbourfront buses from King & Yonge will also provide service to the CNE.