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Additions To Rural Transit Service: Fort McKay And Fort Smith – June, 2017

Beginning in June, 2017, Transit will be adding weekly trial service between Fort McKay and Fort McMurray, and between Moose Island and Fort Smith.

These additions to rural service are part of a three-month trial project. Your ridership will help determine if these services will be a permanent.

Fort McKay

On June 1, Thursday Transit service will begin running between Fort McMurray and Fort McKay.

Fort Smith

On June 3, Saturday Transit service will begin running between Moose Island and Fort Smith.

Additions to Rural Transit Service: Anzac, Conklin, Gregoire Lake Estates, Janvier – May 2017

Anzac

We’ve added Wednesday and Thursday service to Anzac. Now you can take transit between Fort McMurray and Anzac on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Conklin

Wednesday service has been added for Conklin. Take transit between Conklin, Anzac and Fort McMurray on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Gregoire Lake Estates

We’ve added service to Gregoire Lake Estates on Thursdays. Now you can take transit between Fort McMurray, Gregoire Lake Estates, Anzac and Conklin.

Janvier

We’ve also added Thursday service to Janvier. Take Transit between Janvier, Anzac and Fort McMurray on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Please note that this conventional service to rural areas does not include the SMART bus service.

One-Way Rural Bus Fare Reminder

Adults - $10
Youth - $5
Seniors and children under 5 – Free

Seniors Fare Reminder

Simply show your ID to ride for free. A pass is not needed.

Take Transit to the Seniors Wellness Expo

Golden Years Society – June 15, 2017

Do you have plans to go to the Seniors Wellness Expo?

Drop in between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Golden Years Society at 10111 Main Street, Fort McMurray.

Why not take a SMART Bus to the event?

Transportation to and from the event is available. Contact Gail at 780-743-7909 to book a SMART Bus today.

Learn more about SMART Bus service.

Transit Awarded for Wildfire Service

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The Municipality's Transit Services team has been recognized by the Canadian Urban Transit Association for its service during the 2016 Wildfire. [Learn More]

Schedules

Online Transit Schedules

Current Route Detours

New: Printed Schedule Booklets

The new printed schedules booklets are now available at the following locations.

  • Jubilee Centre, 9909 Franklin Avenue
  • South Operations Centre (SOC), 140 Airport Road
  • Timberlea Landing, 309 Powder Drive

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Map: All Transit Stops in Fort McMurray

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Service Updates: Effective March 31

As part of our commitment to provide safe, reliable transit, we are making quarterly updates to keep our service current and effective. Transit users can expect to see quarterly updates in March, June, September and December.

The most recent update to routes and schedules took effect March 31, 2017. Some school routes and School Special service has been affected by the updates.

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 March 31 Updates

  • New service — Route 9 (Cartier Heights/Brett Drive). Routes 12 (Timberlea and Thickwood Local) and 31 (Timberlea) were eliminated and combined as the new Route 9.
  • School service along Routes 12 and 31 are now serviced by the new Route 9 or a School Special. Affected school routes include École McTavish, Father Mercredi, Holy Trinity, St. Anne’s and Westwood.
  • Changes in service to Route 16 (Thickwood Express) - some runs have been added and others eliminated to align service times with ridership.
  • Reduction in service — fewer trips — on the following routes: 1, 2, 10, 11, 15, 41, 51, 91 and 92.
  • Additional rural service to Anzac. In effect since early February 2017, Transit service from Anzac is now available on Tuesdays and Fridays. Rural transit is also available from Janvier on Tuesdays and Conklin on Fridays.
  • Ride for free — Seniors 65 and up, and children under five. Available for conventional service only, and does not include SMART Bus or rural service.
  • Did you know that Transit buses are wheelchair friendly? Our buses also kneel to meet your needs and make accessibility much easier.
  • Printed schedules are now available. A supplementary map and schedule for Route 9 (Cartier Heights/Brett Drive) will be inserted into the new printed schedules in the coming weeks.

Quarterly Updates: Routes and Schedules

Transit users can expect to see updates to routes and schedules in March, June, September and December. We’re committed to making ongoing improvements to help you get to where you’re going sooner.

We’re also committed to letting you know about updates in advance so you can continue to plan your trips on Municipal Transit without interruption.

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

Stuff-a-Bus Campaign

The Stuff-A-Bus campaign is now closed for 2016. Stay tuned for an announcement in late 2017 for the next Stuff-A-Bus event.

Wildfire Rebuild  [Learn more]