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Wood Buffalo Transit Services

Updates to Transit Fares take effect January 1, 2020.  

The updated fares can be viewed here

Service Alerts: 

Sometimes Transit Services needs to make temporary adjustments to routes or schedules to accommodate for construction, parades, or other initiatives. View  Service Alerts/Schedule Changes

Contact Transit Services 

Residents can call or email Transit Services for information, questions and feedback about schedules, routes, fares and overall service.  

  • Transit Call Centre Line: 780-743-7931, weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Pulse Call Line: 780-743-7000 (evenings, weekends and holidays)
  • Pulse Toll Free: 1-800-973-9663
  • Email

School Transit Services

School Transit Service started September 3, 2019. Please make sure to review the schedules and plan ahead before your next trip. 

There are some transit detours in place while the construction of two new transit terminals is completed. See further details below.

Two new bus terminals – Thickwood and Timberlea

As you may have seen, we’re constructing two new bus terminals. One new terminal is located on Thickwood Blvd. in front of the Casman Centre by the corner of Eymundson Rd. The other is located in Timberlea on Confederation Way at the corner of Paquette Dr. We anticipate these terminals will be ready for public use in the fall.

The new bus terminals will enhance routing, transfers, and connections on the north side of the Athabasca Bridge. This service will also make getting downtown even simpler. See more about the project at​ and click on the Building Infrastructure icon.

These new terminals have been fully funded through federal and provincial grant funding. 

Further details will be announced once the terminals are ready for public use.

Important note – Temporary Transit Detours

The bus terminals are still under construction and are anticipated to be ready for the fall. To accommodate construction, some minor transit detours have been put in place, which will have minimal impact on route timing and stop locations. School Special service will not be impacted by the detours.

All detours for bus terminal construction will be posted with the schedules for the impacted regular routes as listed below. All other transit detours and alerts will be posted as needed at

Routes required to detour will provide service to existing transit hubs at Signal Rd. Station in Thickwood (Stop #5081), and Powder Dr. Station in Timberlea (Stop #7094) until the new terminals are ready.

The following regular routes will be impacted by detours:

  • Route 9 (Cartier Heights / Brett Drive)
  • Route 12 (Thickwood/Timberlea) 
  • Route 15 (Timberlea)
  • Route 16 (Thickwood)
  • Route 17 (Parsons Creek / Morgan Heights)
  • Route 41 (Stone Creek / Eagle Ridge)
  • Route 51 (Wood Buffalo)
  • Route 61 (Thickwood)

New Bus Terminal Highlights

  • Heated bus shelters
  • Sidewalks connecting to existing pedestrian network
  • Fencing for safe pedestrian access
  • Vehicle and pedestrian lighting
  • Thickwood terminal close to Casman Centre facilities (washrooms and refreshments)

Serving Wood Buffalo

Save money and be mindful of the environment by taking municipal transit to destinations in Fort McMurray and some rural communities. For detailed information, view schedules and maps on the Transit Schedules or Rural Bus Schedules pages.

We’re committed to delivering transportation excellence to you – every day. This includes looking for opportunities to enhance transit service, including efficient routes, reliable service, quality infrastructure, and ongoing conversations with those who use transit service. 

All Winter Maintenance Zones are relaxed until further notice.