Durham Region Transit route 915

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Durham Region Transit route 915 is wheelchair accessible.
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PULSE 915
Route Type Pulse
Number of Branches 1
Division Westney, Raleigh (limited trips)

Durham Region Transit route 915 is a frequent route that operates in Ajax, Oshawa, and Whitby, Ontario, Canada.

Route details

Route 915 serves the Taunton Road corridor through Ajax, Whitby, and Oshawa; it also serves Westney Road in Ajax.

From Ajax Station, buses operate north on Westney Road, east on Taunton Road, north on Townline Road, and west on Conlin Road to Harmony Road. Buses in the opposite direction follow the reverse routing. Upon arriving at Harmony Road and Conlin Road, most trips interline to/from route 916.

Route 915 is a PULSE service type, meaning the route is intended to provide service at least every 15 minutes until 19:00 seven days a week. Overnight service is provided on the portion of the route east of Harmony Road by route N1.

Most trips are operated by Westney Division; some late-night trips are operated by Raleigh.

Branches

This route has one branch:

Historical Branches

This route used to operate the following branches:

History

  • June 25, 2007 - Route introduced as 915 Taunton, operating between Ajax Station and UOIT/Durham College North Campus terminal. It took the existing service on Taunton Road further into Ajax and Pickering, integrating it with the former Campus 101 service. Frequency was also increased on the route to handle the added capacity.
  • March 3, 2008 - Frequency during peak periods was increased to every 15 minutes. Weekday midday service reduced from 20 minute to 30 minute frequency, with weekday evening service becoming hourly.
  • September 4, 2017 - Added to the High Frequency Network, with service increased to every 30 minutes on weekday evenings until 22:00 and on weekends until 19:00.
  • June 25, 2018 - Route extended to Harmony Terminal. Weekday service continues to divert into North Campus terminal via Simcoe Street as branches 915C/D.
  • March 23, 2020 - Frequency reduced to "enhanced Saturday service levels" with 15 minute service between 06:15 and 19:00, following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • June 8, 2020 - Frequency further reduced to Sunday service levels with additional weekday and weekend trips.
  • September 2020 - Service to North Campus terminal discontinued; all service operates through to Harmony Terminal.
  • circa September 2021 - Route names eliminated; now solely referred to as route 915.
  • January 10, 2022 - Frequency temporarily reduced to 30 minutes on Saturdays, with late evening service ending at 22:30 every day.
  • March 7, 2022 - In advance of Pulse service being introduced, frequency improved to every 15 minutes on weekdays from 19:00 to 22:00, on Saturdays until 19:00, and on Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00.
  • September 6, 2022 - PULSE branding introduced.
  • January 2, 2023 - Weekday frequency reduced to every 20 minutes from 6:00 to 20:00, and to every 30 minutes after 20:00. Weekend frequency reduced to every 20 minutes between 11:00 and 18:00, and every 30 minutes after 18:00.
  • June 19, 2023 - Weekend daytime service reduced to every 30 minutes.
  • January 2, 2024 - Due to bus congestion at Harmony Terminal, service removed from Harmony Terminal and route extended to Harmony Road and Conlin Road via Townline Road. Interline with 916 introduced.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Ajax Station 915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Westney Road & Kingston Road 915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Westney Road & Rossland Road 915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Taunton Road & Salem Road 915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Taunton Road & Brock Street 915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Taunton Road & Simcoe Street 915/915B 915 915C/915D 915
Ontario Tech University/Durham College North Campus terminal 915/915B 915C/915D
Harmony Terminal 915 915C/915D
Taunton Road & Townline Road 915
Harmony Road & Conlin Road 915

Service Summary

Date AM/PM Peak
(Start-9:00 / 16:00-19:00)
Midday
(9:00-16:00)
Evening
(After 19:00)
Weekend Daytime
(Start to 19:00)
Weekend Evening
(After 19:00)
June 2007 20 min 20 min 60 min 30-60 min 60 min
March 2008 15 min 30 min 60 min 30 min 60 min
September 2017 15 min 30 min 30 min 30 min 60 min
January 2022 15 min 15 min 30 min 30 min 30 min
March 2022 15 min 15 min 30 min 15 min 30 min
January 2023 20 min 20 min 30 min 20 min 30 min
June 2023 20 min 20 min 30 min 30 min 30 min
January 2024 20 min 20 min 30 min 30 min 30 min


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DRT Fleet
Conventional 1007-1015, 6100-6112, 6113-6116, 6117-6119, 6120-6129, 6130-6135, 6136-6150, 7100-7103, 7104-7117, 7118-7122, 7123-7124, 8470, 8471-8473, 8501-8515, 8516-8523, 8524-8535, 8536-8543, 8544-8547, 8551-8553, 8554-8559, 8560-8565, 8566-8578, 8579-8589, 8601-8626, 9100-9105, 9106-9107
DRT Routes
Current 101, 112, 121, 216, 224, 227, 301, 302, 319, 392, 403, 405, 407, 409, 410, 411, 419, 421, 423, 502, 507, 605, 900, 901, 902, 905, 915, 916, 917, 920/921, N1, N2
Former 10, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 120, 121, 122, 181, 193, 199, 211, 215, 217, 218, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 226, 232, 235, 240, 291, 291, 292, 300, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 310, 312, 315, 318, 401, 402, 404, 405, 406, 406, 408, 408, 409, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 416, 417, 419, 420, 420, 421, 422, 499, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 601, 603, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 658, 701, 801, 910, 922, 923, 950, 960
Facilities
Terminals U of T Scarborough - Pickering Parkway Terminal - Pickering GO Station - Ajax GO Station - Whitby GO Station - Oshawa Centre - Downtown Oshawa - Oshawa GO Station - Harmony Terminal - Durham College/UOIT - Curt & Water Terminal
Garages Raleigh - Victoria - Westney - Wentworth - Thornton
Bus Stops 1-999 1000-1999 2000-2999 3000-3999 4000-9999 90000-99999
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