Ajax-Pickering Transit

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The Ajax Pickering Transit Authority (APTA) was a public transit operator in the Town of Ajax, Ontario, Canada, and the City of Pickering. It was merged with the other public transit agencies in Durham Region on January 1, 2006 to form Durham Region Transit.

APTA was jointly owned by Pickering and Ajax and governed by members of the Authority appointed by both municipalities.

Routes[edit]

The following routes were operated:

  • Industrial
  • Liverpool
  • Amberlea
  • Glendale
  • West Shore
  • Bay Ridges
  • Rosebank
  • Rouge Hill Shuttle
  • Ajax
  • Finch/Highway 2
  • Brock Road
  • Maple Ridge
  • Beach
  • Westney
  • Shoal Point
  • Nottingham
  • Harwood
  • Duffins
  • Elm
  • Village
  • Puckrin
  • Applecroft
  • Flag Bus 1,2,3

History[edit]

APTA was created on September 4, 2001 from the merger of Pickering Transit and Ajax Transit. It operated until the creation of Durham Region Transit in 2006.

Fleet[edit]

The following was APTA's roster at its dissolution on December 31, 2005:

Conventional Bus Fleet List
 Numbers   Qty   Year   Make   Model   Notes
2001-2011 11 1999 OBI 06.501
2012-2015 4 1994 OBI 05.501
2016-2019 4 1992 OBI 05.501
2020 1 1991 OBI 05.501
2022-2023 2 1989 OBI 05.501
2024-2025 2 1989 OBI 01.507
2026-2029 4 1988 NFI D40
2030-2031 2 1988 OBI 01.508
2033 1 1988 OBI 01.507
2034-2035 2 1987 OBI 01.508
2036 1 1987 OBI 01.507
2037-2038 2 1997 MTB glider
2039 1 1986 OBI 01.508
2040 1 1984 OBI 01.507
2042-2043 2 1984 OBI 01.502
2044 1 1982 OBI 01.504 ex-Timmins Transit
2050-2055 6 2003 OBI 05.501
2060-2061 2 1990 OBI 05.501 ex-RGRTA
2062-2065 4 1992 OBI 05.501 ex-PaT
Abbreviations
MTB Mississauga Truck and Bus
NFI New Flyer Industries
OBI Orion Bus Industries

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