Niagara Region Transit
|Parent||Regional Municipality of Niagara|
|Founded||September 12, 2011|
|Headquarters||2201 St. David's Road,
Thorold, ON, Canada
|Service area||Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Port Colborne, St. Catharines, Thorold, Welland|
|Service type||Bus service, paratransit|
|Alliance||Niagara Falls Transit
St. Catharines Transit
|Website||Niagara Region Transit|
Niagara Region Transit is a regional public transit system operating in the Niagara Region of Ontario. Unlike other regional transit systems in the province, Niagara Region Transit operates with, rather than replaces, the existing municipal transit systems operating in the region by connecting them together.
Service commenced the morning of September 12th 2011, and costs $6 per intercity trip, including transfer between two local municipal transit services. The service cost $5 for the first six months.
|Route Number or Name||Terminals||Other Areas Served||Service hours|
|50 St. Catharines
55 Niagara Falls
|Niagara Falls Bus Terminal/St. Catharines Bus Terminal||Thorold Stone Road corridor (Niagara Falls), Downtown Thorold, Niagara Regional Headquarters, The Pen Centre||Hourly from 7:05AM-8:10PM on Mon-Sat|
65 Niagara Falls
|Niagara Falls Bus Terminal/Welland Bus Terminal||Victoria Avenue corridor (Niagara Falls), Niagara Square||Hourly from 7:00AM-8:00PM on Mon-Sat|
75 St. Catharines
|St. Catharines Bus Terminal/Welland Bus Terminal||The Pen Centre, Niagara Regional Headquarters, Seaway Mall||Hourly from 7:10AM-8:10PM on Mon-Sat|
|Fort Erie Link||Zehrs Plaza (Weekdays) or Niagara Falls Bus Terminal (Saturdays)/Fort Erie Walmart||7 round trips Mon-Fri, 4 round trips Sat|
|Port Colborne Link||Welland Bus Terminal/Port Colborne City Hall||Niagara College Welland Campus, Seaway Mall||6 round trips Mon-Sat|
The following table shows NRT's fare structure as of May 1, 2012.
|Age group||Cash Fare||10-ride Card||Monthly Pass|
|Elementary or High School Students||$5||$40||$130|
|Child (under 5)||Free|
All NRT buses are equipped with bike racks.
|Daimler Buses North America Orion VII Next Generation||Niagara Falls Transit||2190 to 2192|
|New Flyer Industries Xcelsior XD40||St. Catharines Transit||1140 to 1142|
|New Flyer Industries Xcelsior XD40||Welland Transit||1150 and 1151|
- Ride on new Region transit service costs $5 — at first
- Regional transit system hits the road Monday
- "Fares and Transfers". Regional Transit. Niagara Region. Retrieved July 2012.
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