St Catharines Transit Commission

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Record #: NIA1658 Last Modified: 11 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 25 Nov 2013
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Older Adult Categories - NiagaraDRIVING & TRANSPORTATION (ALL) ; DT - Public Transit ; DT - Specialized Transportation
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office PhoneAdministration 905-685-4228 * Bus Schedule Information 905-687-5555 
TDD PhoneParatransit Office 905-685-9844
Located In CommunitySt Catharines
Address & Map
2012 First St Louth, RR 3
St Catharines, ON L2S 3V9
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IntersectionFirst St Louth, south of Fourth Ave
Contact Information
Primary ContactDave Sherlock, General Manager
Primary ExecutiveRichard Werner, Chair
Description & Services
DescriptionThe local public transit service serving St Catharines and Thorold. Also provides a local charter service and a paratransit system for the disabled. Connections available at Brock University to/from Niagara Transit and Welland Transit. 
New Bylaw - 2004 - All cars, trucks, taxis and motorcycles will be required to yield to buses leaving bus stops. Buses now have 'YIELD' signs on the back of the buses. 
The Downtown Transit Hub is located in the MTO building - 70 Carlisle St. The Hub accommodates the City and Inter-City buses with 16 dedicated platforms and a large indoor passenger waiting area. A senior or a student may be asked for identification proving their age or attendance in school. 
All St Catharines bus routes are now fully accessible - these buses are equipped with a ramp that allows easy access to the front doors for walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and scooters. All buses are also equipped with bike racks. Paratransit registrants can use the city bus accessible routes as well as the Paratransit buses.
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Transit Hub Mon-Fri 5:30 am-10 pm, Sat 7:30 am-10 pm, Sun 7:30 am-3:30 pm
DatesAll year, excluding Christmas & New Year's Day
Areas ServedSt Catharines ; Thorold
FeesAdmission ; Adults/Secondary Students/Seniors: $3.00; 
Elementary School Children (ages 6 - Grade 8) : $2.50 
Children 5 and under Free (must be accompanied by a fare-paying adult) 
For monthly pass fee structure contact the bus terminal.
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Administration office and Downtown terminal are fully accessible. Not all conventional bus routes are accessible, check the Rider's Guide for full details.
Print MaterialRider's Guides (transit map & schedule) are available upon request.
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Service CategoriesLocal Bus Services ; Local Transit Passes ; Long Distance Bus Services ; Transit Customer Service Centres