St Catharines Transit Commission
|Record #: NIA1658||Last Modified: 21 Dec 2015||Last Full Update: 06 Mar 2015|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||The 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.
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Schedule Information 6 am-11 pm daily|
|Dates||All year, excluding Christmas & New Year's Day|
|Areas Served||St Catharines ; Thorold|
|Fees||Admission - 10 card ride- $26 for adults; $20 for seniors; $22.50 for secondary & elementary students ; Adults/Secondary Students/Seniors: $3;
Elementary School Children (ages 6 - Grade 8) : $2.50
Children 5 and under Free (must be accompanied by a fare-paying adult).
31 day passes also available.
|Events||All day family bus pass for $7 on any Saturday, Sunday or Holiday. Pass includes unlimited use all day for up to 2 adults and 3 children. Minimum 1 adult and 1 child to be valid. Passes can be purchased on any St Catharines Transit Bus.|
|Office Phone||Administration and Bus Schedule Information 905-687-5555|
|TDD Phone||Paratransit Office 905-685-9844|
|Primary Contact||Dave Sherlock, General Manager|
|Primary Executive||Richard Werner, Chair|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
2012 First St Louth, RR 3
St Catharines, ON L2S 3V9
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|Intersection||First St Louth, south of Fourth Ave|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Administration office and Downtown terminal are fully accessible. Not all conventional bus routes are accessible, check the Rider's Guide for full details.|
|Legal Status||(60) Commercial|
|Print Material||Rider's Guides (transit map & schedule) are available upon request.|