There are changes coming to the GO Bus network this month, as Metrolinx reduces and adjusts service on some low-performing routes to find operational savings.
Starting on June 29, Metrolinx will be cancelling three routes and reducing service on two others.
“We value all of our customers, and we don’t make these decisions lightly. In these cases, there is not enough demand to justify running the services,” said Metrolinx spokesperson, Nitish Bissonauth.
“We are always monitoring our services to ensure we are making the best use of our resources,” added Bissonauth.
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- Route 20 (Milton/Oakville): On average, each trip had 12 passengers
- Route 24 (Cambridge/Milton): On average, each trip had 5 passengers
- Route 38 (Bolton/Malton): On average, each trip had 12 passengers
- Route 81 (Beaverton/Milton): On average, each trip had 13 passengers
- Route 90 (Newcastle/Oshawa): On average, each trip had 21 passengers
According to Bissonauth, by cancelling and reducing these routes, Metrolinx will save $3.7 million annually.