Leduc Transit

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Leduc Transit
Leduc Transit logo simple.png
Parent City of Leduc/County of Leduc
Founded September 8, 2014
Locale Leduc, Alberta/Leduc County
Service type bus service, paratransit
Routes 4
Hubs 3 park and ride locations
Fleet 9
Annual ridership 53,000[1]
Fuel type clean diesel[2]
Website Transit Website

Leduc Transit is public bus system operated by the City of Leduc[3] and Leduc County in the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada. The service began on September 8, 2014. The capital investment was 5.16 million dollars CAD. GreenTRIP (Green Transit Initiatives Project), a provincial fund to assist public transportation projects, has contributed 3.44 million dollars CAD. The remainder will be divided 65-35 between the City and the County respectively.[4]

LATS, Leduc Assisted Transportation Services, is the paratransit branch that provides door to door service to the service area and was taken over by the City of Leduc in February 2007 from a not-for-profit group. A person who has a cognitive and/or physical disability or is 65 or older is able to use this service.[5]

Facilities[edit]

There are three park and rides located at the Leduc Recreation Centre, Alexander Arena and the Leduc County Centre.

Transit Garages[edit]

The garages and operations centre is to be located within the City of Leduc.

Routes[edit]

The C-Line was in inter-municipal transit service where Edmonton Transit System was contracted to provide the service from the City of Leduc to Edmonton's Century Park Transit Centre and the Nisku Industrial Park. The C-Line commenced service in November 2010.

Leduc Transit commenced September 8, 2014 and is a joint venture between the City of Leduc and Leduc County. There are five routes. Route 1 serves Central Leduc, Nisku, Royal Oaks and Century Park LRT Station.[6] Route 2 serves West Leduc and Nisku.[7] Route 3 serves the Leduc Business Park, the hospitality area along Sparrow Crescent in Leduc and on 11 Avenue in Nisku and the Edmonton International Airport.[8] Route 4 serves South Leduc.[9] Route 5 serves Nisku. Each route operates on peak hours only, Monday to Friday. [10]

Fleet[edit]

The fleet will consist of nine buses.[11] The buses will have red, light blue and dark blue chevrons as its logo and styling for the buses.[12] Each bus is a low floor bus.[13] The four 12 metre (40 foot) buses are New Flyer Xcelsior, and the five 8 metre (26 foot) community buses are ARBOC Spirit of Mobility buses.[14] On Route 1, free WiFi is available.[15]

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