Toronto Transit Commission route 57 'Midland'

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Toronto Transit Commission route 57 'Midland' is wheelchair accessible.
Toronto Transit Commission route 57 'Midland' is a bike rack route.
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57 Midland
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Number of Branches 1
Distance 12.84km (Kennedy Station - Steeles)
Blue Night None
Types of vehicles used Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif
Division McNicoll
Ridership (2023) 8,864

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

Route Details

The current routing of route 57.

This route mainly provides service on Midland Avenue between Eglinton Avenue East and Steeles Avenue East. Its southern terminal is Kennedy Station and the northern terminal is Steeles Avenue East for its one branch, 57.

Branches

This route has 1 branch:

History

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  • April 24, 1967 - Route begins operation out of Birchmount Division. Route runs along Midland Avenue between Kingston Road and Ellesmere Road. Operated Monday to Friday, 12 hours a day.
  • May 11, 1968 - With the opening of the Bloor-Danforth extension to Warden Station, buses operated between Warden Station via St. Clair Avenue East to Ellesmere Road. Saturday service added. Service south of St. Clair provided by route 20 Cliffside.
  • September 8, 1970 - Route extended from Ellesmere to Sheppard.
  • December 7, 1970 - Route extended from Sheppard to Finch.
  • May 14, 1973 - Monday to Saturday evening service provided.
  • September 7, 1976 - Branch 57A created. Route operated via the regular routing, east on Sheppard, north on Brimley, to Finch.
  • August 31, 1980 - Sunday/holiday service provided.
  • October 3, 1980 - Route extended from Finch to Passmore. No change to destination signs.
  • November 22, 1980 - Route restructured due to the opening of the Bloor-Danforth extension. All branches cut back to Kennedy Station. Service south of Eglinton provided by route 20 Cliffside.
  • July 24, 1983 - Moved from Birchmount Division to the newly opened Malvern Division.
  • March 23, 1985 - Route restructured due to the opening of the Scarborough RT with branch 57A incorporated into route 128 Brimley North. Rollsigns changed from “Finch” to “Steeles”. Moved from Malvern Division to Birchmount Division.
  • March 15, 1987 - Route extended from Passmore to Steeles.
  • June 26, 1988 - With the temporary closure of the Scarborough RT, a temporary 57A short turn rush hour branch was established operating between Kennedy Station and Midland Station.
  • September 5, 1988 - The Scarborough RT reopens and 57A branch ends.
  • February 18, 1996 - Moved from Birchmount Division to Malvern Division.
  • July 28, 1996 - Route made accessible.
  • January 10, 2000 - The Steeles loop is closed. Buses re-routed via west on Passmore, north on Silver Star and East to Steeles before continuing south on Midland.
  • September 3, 2000 - Moved from Malvern Division to Danforth Division.
  • April 1, 2001 - Buses exiting service at the north end of the route begin to complete the on-street loop in it's entirety before finishing the route.
  • March 31, 2002 - Moved from Danforth Division to the new Eglinton Division on Comstock Road.
  • January 7, 2010 - Moved from Eglinton Division to Birchmount Division.
  • May 7, 2017 - Moved from Birchmount Division to Malvern Division.
  • June 24, 2018 - Moved from Malvern Division to Eglinton Division.
  • March 28, 2021 - This route was transferred to the brand new McNicoll Division.
  • May 9, 2022 - Routing is modified to operate north via Midland Avenue to Steeles Avenue East and loop using the Redlea Avenue cul-de-sac. The clockwise looping via Passmore Avenue, Silver Star Boulevard, and Steeles Avenue East is removed.

Overnight Service

Overnight service is not provided, however, the route operates until 1:00 AM every day.

Vehicles

Buses that can appear on 57 Midland include the Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif.

Previous route maps

May 2022
November 2021
February 2016
January 2014
September 2008
1999

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Connections Notes
Kennedy Station Line 2 57 Kennedy GO Station GO Transit
Eglinton Ave. East @ Midland Ave. 57
Midland Ave. @ Lawrence Ave. East 57
Midland Ave. @ Ellesmere Rd. 57
Midland Ave. @ Progress Ave. 57
Midland Ave. @ Sheppard Ave. East 57 Agincourt GO Station GO Transit
Midland Ave. @ Huntingwood Dr. 57
Midland Ave. @ Finch Ave. East 57
Midland Ave. @ McNicoll Ave. 57
Midland Ave. @ Passmore Ave. 57
Midland Ave. @ Steeles Ave. East 57
Steeles Ave. East @ Milliken GO Station 57 GO Transit

Service Summary

Toronto Transit Commission Logo.png Frequency Vehicles Used Notes
Weekday AM Peak 11 9
Weekday Midday 15 6
Weekday PM Peak 12 8
Weekday Early Evening 20 4
Weekday Late Evening 25 3
Saturday Early Morning
Saturday Morning 22 4
Saturday Afternoon 18 5
Saturday Early Evening 20 4
Saturday Late Evening 24 3
Sunday Early Morning Route does not operate.
Sunday Morning 20 4
Sunday Afternoon 22 4
Sunday Early Evening 25 3
Sunday Late Evening
Last updated: May 12, 2024


References

  1. 57 Midland, Transit Toronto. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
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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)
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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
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Sheppard Sheppard-Yonge - Bayview - Bessarion - Leslie - Don Mills
Bus Scarborough Centre
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Rapid Transit Lower Bay - Lawrence East - Ellesmere - Midland - McCowan
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