Toronto Transit Commission route 144 'Downtown/Don Valley'
|Number of Branches||3|
|Distance||16.10km (Wynford - Downtown)|
|Types of vehicles used||Orion VII|
144 Downtown/Don Valley Express is a bus route operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
This route is a premium express route, so an extra fare is required. The extra premium fare applies to all trips northbound and southbound. This route provides express service to Downtown from Underhill Drive and Wynford Drive. At its south end, it makes a counter-clockwise loop via Richmond Street, Peter Street and Adelaide Street. There is one southern terminal, which is downtown. Northern terminals include Underhill Drive for 144 and 144A, and Wynford Drive for 144B. This route only operates during rush hours on weekdays. Branches 144A and 144B only operate during the AM rush, while 144 only operates during the PM rush.
On this route, southbound buses from Underhill Drive serve all stops before entering the Don Valley Parkway, and then stop only downtown at all stops on Richmond Street and Adelaide Street. Buses from Wynford Drive serve all stops to Don Mills Road and Overlea Boulevard, and then stop only downtown at all stops on Richmond Street and Adelaide Street. Northbound buses serve all stops downtown on Richmond Street and Adelaide Street, and then serve all stops at and north of Don Mills Road and Gateway Boulevard/Overlea Boulevard. 
- November 23, 2008 - Moved to Eglinton Division. (In effect, it becomes an accessible route on this date).
This route has 3 branches:
- 144 Underhill and Wynford - Downtown Express
- 144A Underhill - Downtown Express
- 144B Wynford - Downtown Express
Overnight service is not provided.
Buses that can appear on 144 Downtown/Don Valley Express include Orion VII .
- Route Information TTC Express Services Summary, January 2007