15 Evans

Compiled by Peter Coulman
With contributions by Jelo Gutierrez Cantos

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November 26, 1972

A new route established, replacing the portion of 37 ISLINGTON operating south of Bloor Street, and a portion of the 3 KINGSWAY bus. Buses on 15 EVANS run from Islington station on the BLOOR-DANFORTH SUBWAY via south on Islington and west on Evans to Sherway Gardens, looping via West Mall and then east and south through Sherway Gardens. Service operates 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.

EVANS

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S H E R W A Y
ISLINGTON STN

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

June 24, 1984

Service rerouted to run from Royal York station, replacing a portion of the 38 HORNER route on Evans from Islington to Royal York Road and Royal York Road itself. Buses run from Royal York station via south on Royal York and west on Evans to loop through Sherway Gardens and return.

E V A N S

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S H E R W A Y
ROYAL YORK STN

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

February 18, 1996

Due to provincial withdrawal of transit subsidies, service after 10 p.m., Saturdays service after 7 p.m., Sundays removed. Monday-Saturday early evening service reduced to every 30 minutes. Saturday late evening service improved to every 20 minutes.

June 22, 2008

Service rendered accessible, using New Flyer D40LF and Orion VII low floor vehicles.

November 23, 2008

AS part of the TTC’s Ridership Growth Strategy, Saturday late evening and Sunday evening service restored. Bus now operates 7 days a week, whenever the subway is open. Buses operate roughly every 17 minutes during rush hours, every 22 minutes during the midday and every 30 minutes during the evenings and weekends.

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TO ROYAL YORK STN

TO SHERWAY

7 days a week, 18 hours a day

May 8, 2011

As part of a general reallocation of resources resulting from municipal budget cuts, service after 10 p.m. on Sundays and holidays is eliminated.

September 6, 2015

Sunday and holiday late evening service restored. Service operates at intervals of 30 minutes or better, seven days a week whenever the subway is open. Also on this day, night service is installed on the 315 EVANS-BROWN’S LINE NIGHT route.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Due to the reconstruction of Royal York station’s bus terminal, lasting approximately 18 months, buses on the 15 EVANS route will be interlined with the 48 RATHBURN route, and not enter the bus terminal for the duration of the renovation. Northbound buses will serve a stop outside the main station entrance. Southbound buses will serve stops southbound nearside on Royal York at Bloor. There is no change in the number of buses in service.


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