Going round and round on bus service

Laurence Lui brings us a spiffy map and this comment:

What is more worrying, however, is that TTC is planning on cutting back service on many routes. While it is true that many of these routes carry ridership below TTC’s financial standards, these services have been provided to achieve a basic service standard: bus routes will run when the subway is running.

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The proposed bus route cuts are being spun as adjustments and efficiencies, but dismantling the basic service standard that exists across all routes could have disastrous long-term impacts.