Selkirk Transit

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Selkirk Transit
Selkirk Transit logo.png
SloganMoving you Forward
Founded30 May 2011[1]
Headquarters630 Sophia Street, Selkirk
LocaleSelkirk, Manitoba
Service typebus service
Routes1
Stops74
Fleet5 buses
Daily ridership84 (annual daily average)
OperatorSelkirk Transit Authority[2]
Chief executiveDuane Nicol
WebsiteMySTA.ca

Selkirk Transit is a provider of public transportation based in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. Initiated in 2011, the service operates a single loop through the city. Selkirk commenced its new service with one month fare-free introductory period.[1] Service is provided on weekdays from 6:00 AM-6:00 PM and on Saturdays from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM. The regular fare is $2. The bus runs once per hour.[3]

Selkirk to Winnipeg transportation[edit]

Kasper Route[edit]

Kasper currently offers mini-bus service from Winnipeg to Selkirk.[4]

Exclusive Bus Lines Route[edit]

As of September 1st 2017 this service has been discontinued.[5]

As of July 4th 2016, Exclusive Bus Lines has a route to replace the Beaver Bus Lines route. Buses run Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Intermediary destinations along the route include the villages of Lockport and St. Andrews in the RM of St. Andrews and the villages of Middlechurch and Rivercrest in the RM of West St. Paul.

The fare is $11 to go from Selkirk to Winnipeg, or $20 for a day pass. The fare is reduced for shorter trips.

Express buses run with reduced stops that take 45 minutes, compared to the regular 55 minutes.[6]

Beaver Bus Lines Discontinued Route[edit]

As of July 1, 2016, Beaver Bus Lines has discontinued this service.

Selkirk was connected directly to Winnipeg via a route run by private operator Beaver Bus Lines. The first bus would leave Selkirk at 6:15 AM on weekdays and 7:50 AM on Saturdays. The final departure from Winnipeg would occur at 10:00 PM on weekdays and 6:00 PM on Saturdays. Intermediary destinations along the route include the villages of Lockport and St. Andrews in the RM of St. Andrews and the villages of Middlechurch and Rivercrest in the RM of West St. Paul. The fare was $9 to go from Selkirk to Winnipeg, or $17 for a two-way fare.[1][permanent dead link]

The Selkirk to Winnipeg service had daily ridership of 400-500, but ridership went down, so the route was cancelled.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History of Regional Transit at Winnipeg, Manitoba". cc.umanitoba.ca.
  2. ^ "Public Transportation". Community Services. City of Selkirk. Retrieved February 2016. The City of Selkirk is served by a fixed-route public transit system. Selkirk Transit is operated by the Selkirk Transit Authority, a non-profit community organization created to deliver transit services to our community. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2012-05-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ https://gokasper.com/scheduled-bus-routes/
  5. ^ https://globalnews.ca/news/3481898/exclusive-bus-lines-cancels-service-from-selkirk-to-winnipeg/
  6. ^ "Selkirk commuter line and school bus rental from Selkirk to Winnipeg". www.exclusivebuslines.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-15. Retrieved 2016-07-23.
  7. ^ "Advertising". Beaver Bus Lines.

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