Oakville Transit

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Oakville Transit
Oakville Transit.svg
Oakville New Flyer D40LF 5103.jpg
Bus 5103 at Oakville GO Station
Founded 1972[1]
Headquarters 480 Wyecroft Road
Service area Oakville, Ontario
Service type Bus service, Paratransit
Annual ridership 3 million (2014)[2]
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, 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.

Regular routes:[3]

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. Eastbound terminus is nearby MiWay bus stops.
3 Third Line South Oakville Centre 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
6 Upper Middle Bronte GO Station Dundas & Hampshire Via Upper Oakville Shopping Centre. Eastbound terminus is nearby MiWay bus stops.
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 Weekday peak service only
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 South Oakville Centre
15 Bridge Oakville GO Station South Oakville Centre
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. Weekday peak service only.
22 Upper Glen Abbey Bronte GO Station Pine Glen & Proudfoot Weekday peak service only.
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 South Oakville Centre. Connects to Burlington Transit
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:[3]

  • 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 81A/B Abbey Park/Loyola (morning special from Palermo and Westoak Trails)
  • Route 81N Abbey Park/Loyola North (afternoon special to Westoak Trails and Palermo)
  • Route 81S Abbey Park/Loyola South (afternoon special to Glen Abbey)
  • Route 82 Loyola North (afternoon special to Westoak Trails and Palermo)
  • Route 83 Blakelock (afternoon specials to Oakville GO station and Bridge/Third Line)
  • Route 86 Garth Webb S.S. (to and from Westoak Trails and Palermo)

All Oakville Transit buses are Easier Access

Terminals[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Oakville Transit has a fleet of 89 low-floor, fully accessible conventional buses and ten care-A-van (para transit) buses.[4]

Fares[edit]

As of January 1, 2014, cash fare is $3.50. Passengers using GO Transit can show the driver their single or multi-ride ticket and pay a reduced fare of 75 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[5]

The Presto card was added in late 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Oakville Transit: About Us
  2. ^ "Oakville Transit celebrates more than three million rides in 2014". 
  3. ^ a b "Schedules & Maps]". Oakville Transit. Retrieved October 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "Did you know?". Oakville Transit. Retrieved October 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ Oakville Transit: Fares

External links[edit]

Media related to Oakville Transit at Wikimedia Commons