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More Züm to love


​Go west on Steeles starting September 8

BRAMPTON, ON: Brampton Transit continues its successful rollout of phase II of the Züm Bus Rapid Transit project with the launch of the Züm Steeles extension on September 8, 2015.

“Bramptonians rely on public transit and the proof is in the fact that we have such high uptake. I am pleased to see so many of our residents utilize Brampton Transit and Züm’s exceptional service,” said Mayor Linda Jeffrey. “The City of Brampton continues to respond to public transit ridership demands by providing better and more transit options that will connect our residents and businesses locally while being part of a greater regionally integrated transit network.”

The Route 511 Züm Steeles extension will run west along Steeles Avenue to Lisgar GO Station in Mississauga.

Service will be offered on weekdays to the following stops:

  • McMurchy/Malta Avenue
  • Sheridan College
  • Chinguacousy/Mavis Road
  • Financial Drive
  • Mississauga Road
  • Hereford/Rivermont Road
  • Heritage Road
  • Winston Churchill Boulevard
  • Argentia Road
  • Lisgar GO Station

Phase II includes Züm service launched along Bovaird in 2014; in 2016 Züm will travel west on Queen Street to the Mount Pleasant GO Station.

Other New Services and Extensions Launching September 8

  • 511A Züm Steeles – Brampton Gateway Terminal to Humber College
  • 3A McLaughlin – Service enters the Flower City Community Campus
  • 6 James Potter – Services James Potter Road and Mavis Road, from Queen Street to 407 GO Park & Ride at Hurontario Street/Derry Road
  • 10 South Industrial – new weekday mid-day service
  • 11 Steeles – west extension to service Lisgar GO Station
  • 11A Steeles – Brampton Gateway Terminal to Humber College
  • 18B Dixie – Replaces route 18A. Operating between Trinity Common Terminal to Bramalea Terminals
  • 20 East Industrial - new weekday mid-day service 
  • 20A East Industrial – Services Airport Road and Production Road
  • 32 Father Tobin – new Sunday service
  • 35 Clarkway – Route extension to service Brampton Civic Hospital
  • 35A Clarkway – Services Highway 27 and Roybridge Gate
  • 36 Gardenbrooke – Services Pannahill Drive and Gardenbrooke Trail
  • 57 Charolais – Brampton Gateway Terminal to the Flower City Community Campus
  • 60 Mississauga Road – Mount Pleasant GO Station to Derry Road/Financial Drive
  • 185 Dixie Express – Bramalea Terminal to Mississauga Dixie Transitway (jointly operated with MiWay)

Find more information about Züm Steeles and other service improvements at www.bramptontransit.com

About Brampton: The ninth-largest city in Canada, Brampton celebrates a diverse population that represents people from 209 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak 89 different languages. Brampton residents and visitors have access to state-of-the-art recreation facilities and one of the fastest-growing transit systems in Canada. Opened in 2007, Brampton Civic Hospital is part of the William Osler Health System, which is one of the largest community hospitals in Canada. For more information, visit www.brampton.ca or follow @CityBrampton on Twitter.

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Megan Ball
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.3654 |  megan.ball@brampton.ca