St Catharines Transit Commission

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Record #: NIA1658 Last Modified: 01 May 2015 Last Full Update: 06 Mar 2015
Source Database© INCommunities: Community Information Database
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.
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Schedule Information 6 am-11 pm daily
DatesAll year, excluding Christmas & New Year's Day
Areas ServedSt Catharines ; Thorold
EligibilityNo restrictions
FeesAdmission - 10 card ride- $26 for adults; $20 for seniors; $22.50 for secondary & elementary students ; 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). 
31 day passes also available.
EventsAll 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.
Contact Information
Office PhoneAdministration and Bus Schedule Information 905-687-5555 
TDD PhoneParatransit Office 905-685-9844
Primary ContactDave Sherlock, General Manager
Primary ExecutiveRichard Werner, Chair
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
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.
Other Details
Legal Status(60) Commercial
Print MaterialRider's Guides (transit map & schedule) are available upon request.