St. Albert Transit
|Headquarters||235 Carnegie Drive|
|Locale||St. Albert, Alberta|
|Service type||bus service, express bus, paratransit|
|Destinations||Edmonton and St.Albert|
|Fuel type||diesel and electric|
St. Albert Transit (StAT) is the public transportation system in the City of St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, which is located only about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northwest of downtown Edmonton. Scheduled bus service consists of local circuits within the community and express commuter routes to Edmonton. The city owns and maintains the vehicles but the drivers are privately contracted from Diversified Transportation.
Handibus is the accessible service for those who cannot use regular transit buses. They operate within the city limits or provide travel to Edmonton for work or education purposes. Customers must be registered to use the service and all trips must be booked ahead of time.
- Address: 235 Carnegie Drive
- Functions: office, garage and vehicle maintenance, ticket and pass sales.
Renovations to the garage have been completed and it has been renamed the Dez Liggett Transit Facility. Dez Liggett is the founding Director of Transit in St. Albert and worked there for over 23 years.
St. Albert Centre Exchange
- Address: Rivercrest Cres
- Functions: bus route terminus
Village Transit Station
- Address: Gate Ave / Grange Dr
- Functions: bus route terminus and also Greyhound hub
|Route||Days of operation|
|No.||Description of service area and notes||Type||Weekday||Saturday||Sunday|
|201,207||Downtown Edmonton via Kingsway||express|
|202||Downtown Edmonton via NAIT and MacEwan||express|
|203||University of Alberta via Westmount||express|
|204||University of Alberta||express|
|205||West Edmonton Mall||express|
|208||Government Centre Express via MacEwan (peak hours)||express|
|209||Government Centre via NAIT and MacEwan (peak hours)||express|
|211||Downtown Edmonton Express (peak hours)||express|
|A1, A2, A3||Village Transit Station, Heritage Lakes, Grandin, St. Anne Street, Mission, St. Albert Centre Exchange||local||A1|
|A21||Village Transit Station, Downtown, Riel Business Park (Peak Hours)||local|
|A4, A5, A6||St. Albert Centre Exchange, Mission, Lacombe Park, Deer Ridge, North Ridge, Inglewood||local||A4 & A5|
|A7, A8||St. Albert Centre Exchange, Lacombe East, Sturgeon Hospital, Erin Ridge, Oakmont, Inglewood||local|
|A9, A10||St. Albert Centre Exchange, Braeside, Woodlands, Kingswood, Pineview, Forest Lawn, Sturgeon, Village Transit Station||local||A9|
|A11, A12, A13||Village Transit Station, Akinsdale, Campbell Business Park, Pineview, Woodlands, Braeside, Forest Lawn, Perron Street, St. Albert Centre Exchange||local||A11|
|A14||Village Transit Station, St. Albert Centre Exchange, Inglewood, Sturgeon Hospital, North Save-On-Foods Shopping Centre||local|
|Dial-a-bus||Connects with other services and operates evenings and weekends in place of scheduled routes|
|StAT Regular Transit Buses (March 2010)|
|BYD||K9S||2017||3||1400-1402||First Electric buses in St. Albert|
STAT is also testing electric accordion buses and will most likely purchase some.
In 2014, St. Albert Transit (StAT), as part of the overall City of St. Albert, underwent a logo and branding changeover. As of April 2014 the new branding is prevalent on almost all vehicles and transit facilities. StAT's new Handibus vehicles display the new colours and branding and the existing conventional vehicles will be changed over as budget permits and through vehicle attrition.
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