59 FRANCES AVENUE (retired route)

ROUTE TYPE LOCAL
DIRECTION NORTH – SOUTH
SERVICE TYPE YEAR-ROUND, WEEKDAYS ONLY

This route was a 4 month trial route to determine if transit could be economically provided for the residents of the neighbourhoods between the QEW and Lake Ontario in Stoney Creek. The route only operated weekday service. The route had very limited success with only 475 passengers during 1989 and another 966 passengers during 1990. That averaged out to only 4 passengers per day. In contrast route 15 SHERMAN/OTTAWA which was also discontinued, had an average of 208 passengers per day.

October 2, 1989 – February 4, 1990
North Frances at Green This route operated from Eastgate Square north on Centennial Parkway North, east on Barton Street East, north on Grays Road, east on Frances Avenue to Green Rd, looping along Frances, Green, North Service Road, and Teal Avenue.
South Eastgate Terminal