Now where did it say the diamond lanes would ever come back? This route would operate at the best at 15 minutes headway. It would for sure operate in mix traffic like it does today.My personal comments - why in the world will you run the 34 bus on the surface level when literally the eglinton lrt will stop at so many stops including the additional one of hakim lebovic. This means now Eglinton will have the LRT plus the diamond lane still for these busses. There will be so much continued congestion.
I think people complained and to support accessibility would have to transfer to the LRT east of Don Mills. That would be an extra 5-10 minutes that could be saved if the bus ran directly through. I don't think TTC should run this service with regular service periods of 20/7. Instead maybe 6am-7pm only. It may only last a couple of years if ridership remains low.