Penticton Transit System

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Penticton Transit
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Headquarters 301 Warren Avenue East
Locale Penticton, BC
Service type bus service, paratransit
Alliance BC Transit
Fleet 8 conventional, 6 in peak service plus 1 minibus
Operator Berry & Smith[1]
Website BC Transit, Penticton

Penticton Transit provides local public transportation services in the City of Penticton in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada, with a fleet of fully accessible low floor transit buses. The system consists of eight scheduled routes serving the city, which includes a night route; a connecting service by Okanagan-Similkameen Transit to the community of Naramata; a summer lake-to-lake route; and a HandyDART service for people who are unable to use regular transit.[2]

Funding is provided for the relevant services under a partnership between Penticton or the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, and BC Transit, the agency which plans and manages municipal transit systems within the province. The Berry & Smith subsidiary Penticton Transit Service Ltd is the operator.[1]

Routes.[3][edit]

All routes service the two main focal points of the system: Downtown Penticton Exchange and Cherry Lane Mall.

Okanagan College, Penticton Regional Hospital, Peachtree Square and the Penticton Plaza are serviced by at least 3 routes each.[3]

There is no service on Christmas Day. Service operates on a Sunday schedule on all other statutory holidays.

No. Route Weekday Operating Hours Saturday Operating Hours Sunday Operating Hours Service Frequency Notes
1 Okanagan Lake/Wiltse 6:12 AM – 6:33 PM 8:10 AM – 6:33 PM No Service Every 60 minutes North-South via Government St.
2 West Side/Penticton Ave. 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM 7:54 AM – 6:30 PM No Service Every 60 minutes
3 Uplands/Skaha Lake 6:30 AM – 6:25 PM 8:00 AM – 6:25 PM No Service Every 60 Minutes North-South via Government St.
4 West Side/Duncan East 6:42 AM – 6:50 PM 8:00 AM – 6:50 PM No Service Roughly Every 60 Minutes
5 Main Street 6:48 AM – 6:42 PM 8:48 AM – 6:42 PM No Service Every 30 Minutes North-South via Main St.
10 Naramata 6:40 AM – 5:59 PM 8:01 AM – 5:59 PM No Service 2 Trips Only, July and August Weekday AM Peak

1 Trip Only, All Other Weekday AM Peak

1 Trip Only, Weekday Midday

1 Trip Only, Weekday PM Peak

3 Trips Only, Saturday

Okanagan-Similkameen Transit
15 Night Route 6:50 PM – 10:00 PM 6:50 PM – 10:00 PM No Service Every 84 Minutes
16 Lake to Lake No Service No Service 9:42 AM – 6:00 PM Every 60 Minutes Service between Skaha Lake and Okanagan Lake, with extended Summer Hours from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM last Sunday in June to Labour Day inclusive.

Fares[4][edit]

Fares are in Canadian Dollars.

Fare Type Single Cash Fare 10 Tickets Day Pass Monthly Pass Semester Pass(College Only)
Adult $2.00 $15.00 $4.00 $45.00
College Student $2.00 $15.00 $4.00 $38.00 $120.00
Senior $1.75 $12.50 $3.50 $32.00
Student (to Grade 12) $1.75 $12.50 $3.50 $27.00
Children 6 Years and Under Free

The Fares for the Naramata Bus are not integrated in with the other Penticton Transit Routes, and have different rates as set by the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen.

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