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Richmond / York construction:
TTC detours start July 29



The City of Toronto has closed

  • the intersection of Richmond Street West with York Street

starting 8 p.m. Friday, July 26 as part of the ongoing City and TTC project to upgrade the streetcar tracks on York Street.

The TTC is detouring buses operating along the 141 Downtown / Mt Pleasant, 142 Downtown / Avenue Rd, 143 Downtown / Beach, 144 Downtown / Don Valley and 145 Downtown / Humber Bay express routes, while the intersection is closed.

Construction continues until August 17.


You can read more about the project to replace the streetcar tracks along York Street here and here.


142 Downtown / Avenue Rd express

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From Monday, July 29 until Friday, August 16 northbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street East and Victoria Street, then detour:

northward along Victoria; and then
westward along Queen Streets East and West to University Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along University.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets.

Instead, northbound buses pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street.
143 Downtown / Beach express

From Monday, July 29 until Friday, August 16 westbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street East and Victoria Street, then detour:

northward along Victoria;
westward along Queen Streets East and West; and then
southward along Simcoe Street to Richmond Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Richmond West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets and at Simcoe Street.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street and University Avenue.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

144 Downtown / Don Valley express

From Monday, July 29 until Friday, August 16 southbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street East and Victoria Street, then detour:

northward along Victoria;
westward along Queen Streets East and West; and then
southward along Simcoe Street to Richmond Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Richmond West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets and at Simcoe Street.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street and University Avenue.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

145 Downtown / Humber Bay express

From Monday, July 29 until Friday, August 16 eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street East and Victoria Street, then detour:

northward along Victoria;
westward along Queen Streets East and West; and then
southward along Simcoe Street to Richmond Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Richmond West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets and at Simcoe Street.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street and University Avenue.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

141 Downtown / Mt Pleasant express

From Monday, July 29 until Friday, August 16 southbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street East and Victoria Street, then detour:

northward along Victoria;
westward along Queen Streets East and West; and then
southward along Simcoe Street to Richmond Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Richmond West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets and at Simcoe Street.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street and University Avenue.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.