Toronto Transit Commission route 43 'Kennedy'

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Toronto Transit Commission route 43 'Kennedy' is a ten-minute route.
Toronto Transit Commission route 43 'Kennedy' is wheelchair accessible.
Toronto Transit Commission route 43 'Kennedy' is a bike rack route.
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43 Kennedy
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Number of Branches 3
Distance 12.14km (Kennedy Station - Steeles)
7.45km (Kennedy Station - Scarborough Centre Station)
6.34km (Kennedy Station - Village Green Square)
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Types of vehicles used Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif
Division McNicoll
Ridership (2023) 18,600

43 Kennedy SmallAccessible.gif is a bus route operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 43.

This route services Kennedy Road between Eglinton Avenue East and Steeles Avenue East. It also serves Progress Avenue east of Kennedy Road. There is one southern terminal, which is Kennedy Station. Northern terminals include Steeles Avenue for 43A, Scarborough Centre Station for 43B, and Village Green Square for 43C. Branch 43B only operates on during the daytime and early evenings everyday, and branch 43C only operates during the weekday peak-period.

Branches

This route has 3 branches:

History

  • June 19, 2005 - Route made accessible.
  • November 23, 2008 - Moved to Birchmount Division.
  • January 3, 2010 - Moved to Eglinton Division.
  • May 8, 2011 - Due to system-wide service cuts, service is removed on the 43B branch after 10pm on weekdays and Saturdays, and all day on Sundays and Holidays.
  • June 22, 2014 - Branch 43 has been changed to 43A due to a system-wide reorganization of route branch designations.
  • September 6, 2015 - Service on the 43B branch during the day and early evenings on Sundays and Holidays is restored.
  • June 21, 2015 - Route is added to the Ten Minute Network. All service along Kennedy Road only between Kennedy Station and Steeles Avenue East will operate at intervals of ten minutes or better whenever the subway is open.
  • November 23, 2020 - On a trial basis, branch 43C is introduced providing peak-period service to the newly developed community at Village Green Square, just north of Highway 401.
  • March 28, 2021 - This route was transferred to the brand new McNicoll Division.
  • January 8, 2023 - Route is modified to operate both ways via Brimley Road and Triton Road to better serve the temporary GO bus terminal at Scarborough Town Centre on Borough Drive.

Overnight Service

Overnight service is provided by route 343 Kennedy SmallAccessible.gif over the entire route.

Express Service

Express service on Kennedy Road between Kennedy Station and Steeles Avenue East is provided by 943 Kennedy Express SmallAccessible.gif.

Vehicles

Buses that can appear on 43 Kennedy include the Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif.

Previous route maps

November 2020
January 2019
September 2018
June 2017
September 2015
June 2014
November 2008
2003
1999

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Connections Notes
Kennedy Station Line 2 43A 43B 43C Kennedy GO Station GO Transit
Kennedy Rd. @ Eglinton Ave. East 43A 43B 43C
Kennedy Rd. @ Lawrence Ave. East 43A 43B 43C
Kennedy Rd. @ Ellesmere Rd. 43A 43B 43C
Kennedy Rd. @ Progress Ave. 43A 43B 43C
Progress Ave. @ Midland Ave. 43B
Progress Ave. @ Brimley Rd. 43B
Scarborough Centre Station 43B GO Transit
Kennedy Rd. @ Village Green Sq. 43A 43C
Village Green Sq. @ Metrogate Park 43C
Kennedy Rd. @ Sheppard Ave. East 43A Agincourt GO Station GO Transit
Kennedy Rd. @ Huntingwood Dr. 43A
Kennedy Rd. @ Finch Ave. East 43A
Kennedy Rd. @ McNicoll Ave. 43A
Kennedy Rd. @ Steeles Ave. East 43A
Steeles Ave. East @ Midland Ave. 43A

Service Summary

Toronto Transit Commission Logo.png Frequency Vehicles Used Notes
Weekday AM Peak 4:37 15 All branches combined.
Weekday Midday 6:40 12 43A and 43B branches combined.
Weekday PM Peak 4:43 15 All branches combined.
Weekday Early Evening 6:40 11 43A and 43B branches combined.
Weekday Late Evening 10 7 43A branch only.
Saturday Early Morning 6 10 43A and 43B branches combined.
Saturday Morning 6:40 11 43A and 43B branches combined.
Saturday Afternoon 6:40 12 43A and 43B branches combined.
Saturday Early Evening 6:40 9 43A and 43B branches combined.
Saturday Late Evening 10 7 43A branch only.
Sunday Early Morning
Sunday Morning 6 10 43A and 43B branches combined.
Sunday Afternoon 6:26 11 43A and 43B branches combined.
Sunday Early Evening 6 10 43A and 43B branches combined.
Sunday Late Evening 10 7 43A branch only.
Last updated: February 19, 2024


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Miscellaneous
Vehicles Buses - Community Buses - Wheel-Trans - Streetcars - Subway - Rail Workcars - Support Vehicles
Current Divisions Arrow Rd - Birchmount - Davisville - Eglinton - Greenwood - Hillcrest - Lakeshore - Leslie Barns - Malvern - McNicoll - Mount Dennis - Queensway - Roncesvalles - Russell - Wilson
Former Divisions McCowan - Danforth - (Old) Eglinton - Lansdowne - St. Clair (Wychwood) - Vincent (Keele)
Current Projects RapidTO - Easier Access
Former Projects Network 2011 - OneCity - Transit City (Bus Plan - Light Rail Plan)
Bus Stops 1-999, 1000-1999, 2000-2999, 3000-3999, 4000-4999, 5000-5999, 6000-6999, 7000-7999, 8000-8999, 9000-9999, 10000-10999, 11000-11999, 12000-12999, 13000-13999, 14000-14999, 15000-15999, 16000-16999
Current Routes
Rapid Transit 1 (Yonge-University) - 2 (Bloor-Danforth) - 3 (Ontario Line) - 4 (Sheppard) - 5 (Eglinton Crosstown) - 6 (Finch West)
Bus 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 160 161 162 165 167 168 169 171 176 184 189
Downtown Express 141 142 143 144 145
Seasonal 200 201 202 203
Blue Night 300 301 302 304 306 307 310 312 315 320 322 324 325 329 332 334 335 336 337 339 340 341 343 352 353 354 363 365 384 385 395 396
Community Bus 400 402 403 404 405
Streetcar 501 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512
Express Network 900 902 903 905 924 925 927 929 935 937 938 939 941 943 944 945 952 953 954 960 968 984 985 986 989 995 996
Former Routes
Rapid Transit 3 (Scarborough)
Bus 1 2 3 4 5 6 13 13 13 14 19 24 27 28 30 38 40 42 58 59 93 102 106 107 107 108 117 117 118 121 121 121 123 124 134 136 137 139 139 140 144 163 163 164 166 171 172 172 175 197 224 268 406 408
Rocket 185 186 188 190 191 192 193 194 194 195 196 198 199
Seasonal 174
Blue Night 302 303 305 307 308 309 310 311 313 315 316 317 319 321 383
Community 401 406 407 409 425
Streetcar 502 513 514 521 522
Express 913
Current Stations
Yonge-University Vaughan Metropolitan Centre - Highway 407 - Pioneer Village - York University - Finch West - Downsview Park - Sheppard West - Wilson - Yorkdale - Lawrence West - Glencairn - Eglinton West - St. Clair West - Dupont - Spadina - St. George - Museum - Queen's Park - St. Patrick - Osgoode - St. Andrew - Union - King - Queen - Dundas - College - Wellesley - Bloor-Yonge - Rosedale - Summerhill - St. Clair - Davisville - Eglinton - Lawrence - York Mills - Sheppard-Yonge - North York Centre - Finch
Bloor-Danforth Kipling - Islington - Royal York - Old Mill - Jane - Runnymede - High Park - Keele - Dundas West - Lansdowne - Dufferin - Ossington - Christie - Bathurst - Spadina - St. George - Bay - Bloor-Yonge - Sherbourne - Castle Frank - Broadview - Chester - Pape - Donlands - Greenwood - Coxwell - Woodbine - Main Street - Victoria Park - Warden - Kennedy
Sheppard Sheppard-Yonge - Bayview - Bessarion - Leslie - Don Mills
Bus Scarborough Centre
Former Stations
Rapid Transit Lower Bay - Lawrence East - Ellesmere - Midland - McCowan
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Brampton
Brantford
Burlington
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