Oakville Transit

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Oakville Transit
Oakville Transit.svg
Oakville New Flyer D40LF 5103.jpg
Bus 5103 at Oakville GO Station
Founded 1972[1]
Headquarters 480 Wyecroft Road
Service area Oakville, Ontario
Service type Bus service, Paratransit
Operator Town of Oakville
Website Official Website

Oakville Transit is the public transportation provider in Oakville, Ontario, Canada since 1972. It is a department of the town and a member of the Canadian Urban Transit Association.[1] It offers the typical conventional bus service, and a para-transit service, called care-A-van, for those unable to use the conventional service. The care-A-van takes riders directly to the address they desire.

Routes and connections[edit]

Oakville Transit connects with Burlington Transit to the west, Hamilton Street Railway on peak hours with route 14 in the downtown Burlington Terminal, and MiWay to the east. In addition, Oakville, Bronte, and Clarkson GO stations are also connected.

The Oakville GO rail and bus station, located at 214 Cross Avenue, is the main bus terminus.

No. Name Inner Terminal Outer Terminal Notes
1 Trafalgar Oakville GO Station Uptown Core Terminal Via Sheridan College.
2 Lakeshore Bronte GO Station Dundas & Hampshire Via Downtown Oakville.
3 Third Line South Oakville Centre Third Line & Dundas Via Bronte GO Station.
4 Speers-Cornwall Bronte GO Station Clarkson GO Station Via Oaktown Plaza, Oakville GO Station, and Maple Grove Village. Travels to Mississauga.
5 Dundas Uptown Core Terminal Dundas & Bronte
5A Sixteen Mile & Trailside
6 Upper Middle Bronte GO Station Dundas & Hampshire Via Upper Oakville Shopping Centre.
10 West Industrial Bronte GO Station Oakville GO Station. Clockwise loop west of Fourth Line during morning rush; counterclockwise loop during afternoon rush. Weekday peak service only.
11 Linbrook Oakville GO Station Maple Grove Village No Sunday service
13 Westoak Trails Bronte GO Station Oakville GO Station Via Halton Government Centre and Oakville Place Mall
14 Lakeshore West Oakville GO Station Burloak & Rebecca Via Downtown Oakville and South Oakville Centre
15 Bridge Oakville GO Station South Oakville Centre
17 Kerr Oakville GO Station Church & Dunn Via Downtown Oakville.
18 Glen Abbey South Oakville GO Station Glen Abbey & Third Line Via Dorval Crossing. Weekday peak service only.
19 River Oaks Oakville GO Station Uptown Core Terminal
20 Northridge Oakville GO Station Uptown Core Terminal Via Upper Oakville Shopping Centre.
21 Clearview Clarkson GO Station Maple Grove Village Travels to Mississauga. No Sunday service.
22 Upper Glen Abbey Bronte GO Station Pine Glen & Proudfoot No Sunday service.
24 South Common Oakville GO Station South Common Centre Via Sheridan College and Upper Oakville Shopping Centre. Travels to Mississauga.
25 Aspen Forest Clarkson GO Station Maple Grove Village Travels to Mississauga. Weekday peak service only.
26 Falgarwood Oakville GO Station Lancaster & Grosvenor No Sunday service.
28 Glen Abbey North Oakville GO Station Glen Abbey & Third Line Via Oaktown Plaza and Dorval Crossing.
32 Burloak-Great Lakes Bronte GO Station RioCan Centre Via South Oakville Centre
33 Palermo Bronte GO Station Bronte & Pine Glen Weekday peak service only.
102 Winston Park Clarkson GO Station Bristol & Dover Gate Travels to Mississauga. Weekday peak service only.
120 East Industrial Oakville GO Station Winston Park & Bristol Circle Weekday peak service only.
190 River Oaks Express Oakville GO Station Glenaston & Trafalgar Weekday peak service only.

School Specials (as of January 2012):

  • Route 71 White Oaks S.S. (afternoon special to River Oaks)
  • Route 80N Holy Trinity North special (to and from Iroquois Ridge)
  • Route 80S Holy Trinity South special (to and from Falgarwood)
  • Route 81 Abbey Park/Loyola (morning special from Palermo and Westoak Trails)
  • Route 81S Abbey Park/Loyola South (afternoon special to Glen Abbey)
  • Route 81 Abbey Park North (afternoon special to Westoak Trails and Palermo)
  • Route 82 Loyola North (afternoon special to Westoak Trails and Palermo)
  • Route 83 Blakelock (afternoon specials to Oakville GO station and Bridge/Third Line)

All Oakville Transit buses are Easier Access, but the low floor buses and routes do not display the Handicapped/disabled access logo.

Terminals[edit]

Current fleet[edit]

Order Year Picture Manufacturer Model Powertrain
(Engine/Transmission)
Fleet Notes
1999 OBI 06.501
  • Detroit Diesel Series 50
  • Allison B400R
9901-9914
  • Only 9902, 9904-9906, and 9908-9909 are still in service.
2001 OBI 06.501
  • Detroit Diesel Series 50EGR
  • Allison B400R
2101-2104
  • 2102 is retired from service, while 2104 was destroyed by fire.
2003 OBI 07.501
  • Cummins ISC
  • Voith D864.3E
4101-4113
2004 NFI D40LF
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
5106
2005 Blue Bird Ultra LF
  • Cummins ISB
  • Allison B300R
5101-5102
  • Used as a spare for Care-A-Van service or low ridership routes.
  • 5101 is retired.
2005 NFI D40LF
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
5103-5105
2006 Blue Bird Ultra LF
  • Cummins ISB
  • Allison B300R
6101-6103
  • Used as a spare for Care-A-Van service or low ridership routes.
2006 NFI D40LFR
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
6104-6111
2007 NFI D40LFR
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
7101-7107
2008 NFI D40LFR
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
8101-8107
2008 Blue Bird - NABI Ultra LF
  • Cummins ISB
  • Allison B300R
8108-8109
  • Used as a spare for Care-A-Van service or low ridership routes.
2008 NFI D40LFR
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
9101-9104
2009 NFI D40LFR
  • Cummins ISL
  • Allison B400R
9105-9115
2011 NFI XD40
  • Cummins ISL9
  • Allison B400R
1101-1106
2012 NFI XD40
  • Cummins ISL9
  • Allison B400R
1201-1209
2013 NFI XD40
  • Cummins ISL9
  • Allison B400R
1301-1306
<<<Care-A-Van>>>
2008 GMC/Glaval C4500/Universal 8201-8203
2009 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM26D 9201-9202
2011 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM26D 1121-1122
2013 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM26D 1321-1323

Fares[edit]

As of January 1, 2014, cash fare is $3.50. Passengers using GO Transit can show the driver their single or multi-ride ticket and pay a reduced fare of 75 cents. Tickets, monthly passes, and day passes are also available. Different discounts are available for the following: children (0 to 5 years), students (6–19 years of age) attending elementary/secondary school, and seniors (65 years of age and older). Oakville Transit also issues time-expired transfers, valid for any direction of use for 2 hours after the time of issue[2]

The Presto card was added in late 2008.

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