Selkirk Transit

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Selkirk Transit
Selkirk Transit logo.png
Slogan Moving you Forward
Founded 30 May 2011[1]
Headquarters 630 Sophia Street, Selkirk
Locale Selkirk, Manitoba
Service type bus service
Routes 1
Stops 74
Fleet 4 buses
Daily ridership 84 (annual daily average)
Operator Selkirk Transit Authority[2]
Chief executive Duane Nicol
Website MySTA.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]

Exclusive Bus Lines Route[edit]

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.[4]

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.[2]

The Selkirk to Winnipeg service had daily ridership of 400-500, but ridership went down, so the route was cancelled.[5]

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: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Selkirk commuter line and school bus rental from Selkirk to Winnipeg". www.exclusivebuslines.com. 
  5. ^ "Advertising". Beaver Bus Lines. 

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