Durham Region Transit route 916

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Durham Region Transit route 916 is wheelchair accessible.
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PULSE 916
Route Type Pulse
Number of Branches 1
Division Westney, Raleigh (limited trips)

Durham Region Transit route 916 is a frequent route that operates in Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, and Whitby, Ontario, Canada.

Route details

Route 916 serves the Rossland Road corridor through Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, and Oshawa; it also serves Brock Road in Pickering and Harmony Road in Oshawa.

From Pickering Parkway Terminal, buses operate west on Pickering Parkway, north on Liverpool Road, east on Kingston Road, north on Brock Road, east on Rossland Road, and north on Harmony Road to Conlin Road. Buses in the opposite direction follow the reverse routing to Kingston Road and Glenanna Road, then turn south on Glenanna Road and west on Pickering Parkway to Pickering Parkway Terminal. Upon arriving at Harmony Road and Conlin Road, most trips interline to/from route 915.

Route 916 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 Harmony Road portion 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

  • Route previously known as 916 Rossland.
  • September 4, 2017 - Added to the High Frequency Network, with service every 30 minutes or better until 19:00 seven days a week.
  • March 23, 2020 - Frequency reduced to "enhanced Saturday service levels" with 15 minute peak period service following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • June 8, 2020 - Frequency further reduced to Sunday service levels with additional weekday trips.
  • September 28, 2020 - Weekday daytime frequency restored to every 15 minutes.
  • circa September 2021 - Route names eliminated; now solely referred to as route 916.
  • September 6, 2022 - PULSE branding introduced.
  • June 17, 2023 - Branch 916C via Terrace Drive discontinued. Weekday midday frequency reduced to every 20 minutes.
  • January 2, 2024 - Due to bus congestion at Harmony Terminal, service removed from Harmony Terminal and eastern terminus shifted to Harmony Road and Conlin Road. Interline with 915 introduced. Weekday daytime frequency reduced to every 20 minutes.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
916 916C 916
Pickering Parkway Terminal 916 916C 916
Brock Road & Kingston Road 916 916C 916
Brock Road & Concession 3/Rossland Road 916 916C 916
Rossland Road & Westney Road 916 916C 916
Rossland Road & Brock Street 916 916C 916
Rossland Road & Simcoe Street 916 916C 916
Terrace Drive & Mayfair Avenue 916C
Harmony Road & Beatrice Street 916 916C 916
Harmony Terminal 916 916C
Harmony Road & Conlin Road 916

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)
September 2017 15 min 15 min 30 min 30 min 30 min
March 2020 15 min 30 min 30 min 30 min 30 min
September 2020 15 min 15 min 30 min 30 min 30 min
June 2023 15 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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