WOOSH! A Ride Worth Taking
Transit Introduces New Tickets
Municipal Transit Services has begun selling brand new bus tickets for conventional bus services. Tickets are sold in sheets of 18 for $21.25 (the price of 17 tickets).
[Click above to see the new tickets.]
Out With the Old, In With the New
We’re phasing out non-foil bus tickets. Check your Municipal transit tickets (without the security foil), and use them first. We’ll still honour any tickets you may already have purchased until they have been used.
Current Transit Schedules
Questions or concerns? Contact us:
RMWB Transit Services: 780-743-7931
Welcome to “Woosh” - the Wood Buffalo Transit System. Founded in 1980, we now service over 4,000 commuters a day with 53 conventional buses and 11 SMART buses.
Woosh operates mainly within the city limits of Fort McMurray seven days a week (with the exception of some statutory holidays) with some routes to the airport, Saprae Creek Estates and Gregoire Lake Estates. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the rural areas of Janvier, Conklin and Anzac are serviced by our conventional buses while SMART buses go to Anzac on Wednesdays and Janvier on Thursdays.
There are now three bus transfer stations, located in Thickwood, Timberlea and downtown, with buses operating on 24 routes. Some routes start as early as 5 a.m and others depart as late as 11 p.m. For your comfort, many of our new bus shelters are heated. Our regular conventional fleet provides for the general population while our SMART buses are for seniors and individuals with special needs.
Our school buses get high school students safely to their institutions. We pride ourselves on being world-class, convenient, prompt, toasty warm and safe as well as a healthy choice for the environment. We are definitely a ride worth taking!
Sunday and Holiday Transit Schedules
On Sunday, bus service may begin later than on weekdays or Saturdays and may also end much earlier. There is NO regular weekday service on Easter Monday and extended service on New Year’s Eve. Sunday service is available on all other holidays. Beginning in 2016, there will be service on Christmas day, buses will run on a Sunday schedule.
Where to Catch the Bus
Bus locations are indicated by brown or glassed-in bus shelters (heated or non-heated) or are marked by signs on lamp posts or other poles. Look for a green circle with black image of a bus inside. You can download a map of all Transit stops.
If you see a vehicle parked near a bus stop, please call the Bylaw Complaint Line at 780-788-4200. If the shelter glass is broken, call 780-747-2044 ext 104 and give them the bus shelter number which is in black letters on the outside of the shelter near the roof.
Conventional Transit Fares
(18 tickets for the price of 17)
|Monthly pass (student)
(Includes Keyano College)
|Monthly pass (adult)||$45.00|
|Seniors/Children under 5||Free|
SMART Bus (Specialized Transportation) Fares
|One way for Rural Areas (Anzac & Janvier)||$10.00|
Conventional Rural Bus Fares
|Adult (13 years and older)|
|Child (7-12 Years) /Senior (65 years and older)||
|Children 6 and Under are Free|
Fares can be paid by exact change, a one-ride ticket or a monthly pass. Drivers cannot make change or sell passes. The bus can accept a $2 coin, but no change can be given.
Note that TRANSFERS are only issued to cash and one-ride ticket holders. Please request a transfer at the time you pay your fare. A transfer is valid on the day of issue and is torn at the time it expires. Customers will be allowed to stop over and travel in ANY direction during this period of time.
Purchase Monthly Passes
- NEW:The Keyano College Bookstore at 8115 Franklin Ave. (Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; closed weekends and holidays)
- The Jubilee Centre cashier at 9909 Franklin Ave. (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; closed weekends and holidays)
- MacDonald Island Park main counter at 151 MacDonald Drive (Monday through Friday 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.; weekends and statutory holidays 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
- Timberlea Landing at 309 Powder Drive; (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; closed weekends and holidays)
For PASS information call 780-747-2044 ext 104
Note: Lost or stolen passes are not replaced.
For information about the Income Tax Credit for monthly adult, senior and student passes, as well as college student and semester passes, please visit the Canada Revenue Agency website.
Types of transit available in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
This refers to any fixed route transit to most major destinations. All routes are fully accessible, low-floor vehicles.
Regular School Service
This service is for high school and college students on regular bus routes. Students purchase their bus passes at their school when they register.
School Service and Specials call 780-747-2044 ext 104
This service is for high school students not on regular bus routes. It picks students up and drops them off right at their school. Students purchase their bus passes at their school when they register.
Conventional Rural Bus Service
This conventional service is for all ages and goes to Janvier, Conklin and Anzac on Tuesdays and Fridays. This does NOT include the SMART Bus.
SMART Bus (Specialized Transportation)
Specialized transportation is convenient transportation for seniors and those with disabilities who are unable to use the conventional bus service.