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School service and transit updates announced: Effective Sept. 1

(Fort McMurray, AB – August 30, 2017) – Just in time for the new school year, Municipal Transit Services announces updates to routes, schedules and more, effective Friday, September 1.

Highlights of service updates include:

  • Route 7 (Abasand) and Route 8 (Beacon Hill) – Increase in service frequency.
  • Route 9 (Cartier Heights/Brett Drive) – Routing change to accommodate School Specials to Holy Trinity High School and École McTavish Junior High Public School.
  • Route 10 (Gregoire/Industrial) – Schedule change to accommodate students at Composite High School.
  • Route 17 (Parsons Creek/Morgan Heights) – Extended service to additional stop on Callen Drive.
  • Route 41 (Stone Creek/Eagle Ridge) – Increase in service frequency to accommodate School Specials.
  • Route 51 (Wood Buffalo) – Extended service to additional stop at Signal Road and Thickwood Shopping Centre.
  • Route 61 (Thickwood) – Increase in service frequency to accommodate School Specials.

School Specials:

  • École McTavish
  • Father Mercedi High School
  • Holy Trinity High School
  • Westwood High School

The Municipality’s priority is to provide safe, reliable and sustainable transit service for all residents. Residents can call or email Transit Services about the updated schedule and routes:

  • Phone the Transit Call Centre: 780-743-7931 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Email:
  • Pulse Call Line: 780-743-7000 (evenings, weekends and holidays)

Residents are encouraged to review the updated schedules and plan ahead at


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