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Service Alerts:

Sometimes Transit Services needs to make temporary adjustments to routes or schedules to accommodate for construction, parades, or other initiatives.

For more information on Service Alerts and Schedule Changes please visit Service Alerts/Schedule Changes

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.

Be sure to check the new schedules to plan your next trip and adjust for any changes to service that may affect you. 

Summary of Updates Effective August 31

  • Route 15 (Timberlea), and Route 16 (Thickwood) – Increase in service frequency during peak hours: 6 - 9:30 a.m. and 3 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Route 18 (TaigaNova/Main) – New service that will run from Main St. terminal to TaigaNova, and will replace Route 11 service for this area.
  • Minor improvements to Route 9 (Cartier Heights/Brett Dr.) will not impact passengers.
  • Route 41 (Stone Creek/Eagle Ridge) will no longer service on Parsons Creek Dr. at the end of the run. Route 9 (Cartier Heights/Brett Dr.) and Route 17 (Parsons Creek/Morgan Heights) will continue to provide service on Parsons Creek Dr.
  • Route 1(Main to Timberlea), Route 2 (Main to Thickwood) and Route 66 (South Operations Centre) will be discontinued. Service in these areas will be covered by other existing routes (e.g., 11, 15, and 16).
  • Route 15 (Timberlea) will pick up passengers at the Signal Rd. terminal (Bus Shelter #05081) to go downtown. Passengers will no longer be picked across from the CBI Health Centre (100 Signal Rd.). 

Updates to School Service:

This year, the Municipality will be providing temporary additional school special transit service to accommodate students getting used to their new school routine. So all 14 School Special routes from the 2017-2018 school year will be brought back on a temporary basis. 

On Aug. 24, nine School Specials were announced as part of transit updates for the 2018-2019 school year. These routes will also be in service through the adjustment period, providing students with numerous options for getting to school safely and on time.

This additional school special service will be offered through a temporary adjustment period. The Transit team will be working with School Boards to monitor transit ridership and make adjustments as needed. Residents and school boards will be notified of any additional changes through the adjustment period.

Specific schedules and maps are posted on the municipal website under School Service: Regular Routes and School Specials. Updated schedules have also been shared with the school boards.

  • Composite High School
  • École McTavish
  • Father Mercredi High School
  • Holy Trinity High School
  • Westwood High School   

Feedback and Questions

The future of transit will be driven by ridership. Your feedback will help us create easy to understand schedules, cut down on transfers, create efficiency and get you to where you are going sooner.

Residents can call or email Transit Services for information, questions and feedback about the updated schedule and routes:

  • 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)
  • Email transit@rmwb.ca

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