Oakville Transit

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Oakville Transit
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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 Hopedale Mall 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 Hopedale Mall.
15 Bridge Oakville GO Station Hopedale Mall
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 Hopedale Mall.
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]

  • Blue Bird Ultra LF Handicapped/disabled access (2005, 2006) – 5 units in service
  • Ford/Giradian Minibus (2003) – 8 units in service
  • New Flyer D40 (1989) – 5 units left in service
  • New Flyer D40LF Handicapped/disabled access (1995, 2005) – 7 units in service
  • OBI Orion V 05.501 (1990, 1992) – 9 units in service
  • OBI Orion VI 06.501 Handicapped/disabled access (1999, 2001) – 8 units in service
  • OBI Orion VII 07.501 Handicapped/disabled access (2003) – 10 units in service
  • New Flyer Industries D40LFR Handicapped/disabled access (2006) – 8 units in service
  • Blue Bird Ultra LF (overhauled)Handicapped/disabled access (2008)
  • New Flyer Xcelsior (2011) Handicapped/disabled access - 6 units in service so far (plans to expand)

Oakville Transit has recently been relocated to a new bus facility/warehouse and due to rapid population growth, has plans to greatly expand their bus fleet

Some of the minibuses are also used in nearby Milton, as Milton Transit. There is no connecting service between these two communities at present.

  • Five Ford E350 and E450 minibuses for care-A-van service. Handicapped/disabled access

Handicapped/disabled access denotes wheelchair accessibility

Fares[edit]

As of January 1, 2012, cash fare is $3.25. Passengers using GO Transit can show the driver their single or multi-ride ticket and pay a reduced fare of 65 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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