Fort Erie Transit

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Fort Erie Transit
Fort Erie logo.png
Founded 1977
Headquarters 1 Municipal Centre Drive
Locale Town of Fort Erie
Service area Fort Erie, Crescent Park, Ridgeway, Crystal Beach
Service type bus service, paratransit
Routes 1
Fleet 3
Operator Can-ar Coach Service (Tokmakjian Inc.)[1]
Website http://fetransit.ca/
Logo used by previous operation

Fort Erie Transit provides local accessible bus service to the inhabitants of Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, just across the Peace Bridge and the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York.

The Town of Fort Erie has provided public transit service since 1977. Public transit is 100% accessible and meets Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA) legislation and standards.

Services[edit]

FETransit Schedule & Route[edit]

Regular operation consists of three routes served by three buses, running approximately (in each direction along headways) once every two hours. The routes serve Fort Erie, Crystal Beach, Ridgeway, Stevensville and Black Creek and many neighbourhoods and areas in between.

FAST[edit]

Fort Erie Accessible Specialized Transit (FAST) provides transportation for those unable to walk 175 metres or board a regular Fort Erie Transit bus. The FAST service is operated by the Canadian Red Cross Niagara on behalf of the Town of Fort Erie. A modern accessible fleet of two vans are in service with trained drivers and dispatch. Applications for service are received by the Town of Fort Erie and must be signed by a licensed health care professional. More information can be found at www.fetransit.ca or by calling 905-871-4655.

Niagara Specialized Transit[edit]

This service is for eligible residents of Niagara Region who need to travel between municipalities for medical appointments, employment or education purposes.

Intercity service[edit]

As of September 2, 2008, Niagara Transit started operating a new service from Niagara Falls into Fort Erie, now connecting with the Fort Erie Transit bus at the Municipal HUB at 3 Municipal Centre Drive, Fort Erie. For more information on connections log on to www.fetransit.ca or call 905-356-1179.

Private intercity coach services are primarily operated by Coach Canada and Greyhound, with connections to Hamilton and Toronto and to US destinations via Buffalo. The terminus is located at Robo Mart, 21 Princess Street at Waterloo Street.

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