Woodstock Transit

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Woodstock Transit
Woodstock Transit gogreenlogo.png
Woodstock Transit buses.jpg
Founded 1962
Locale Woodstock, Ontario
Service type bus service, paratransit
Routes 6
Hubs Transit Terminal, 625 Dundas Street
Website Transit Information

Woodstock Transit is operated by the City of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, providing both regular transit bus routes and specialized paratransit services for the community.

Public transit service in Woodstock dates back to 1900 when the Woodstock, Thames Valley and Ingersoll Electric Railway Company began operation with electric interurban streetcars between Woodstock and Ingersoll, then replacement bus service from 1925 until 1942. Bluebird Coach Lines then ran the local transit service until the early 1950s when the City took over.[1]

Scheduled service[edit]

Regular transit buses currently operate on six routes at half-hour intervals. Service operates between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, and from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday. There is no Sunday or holiday service.[2]

Woodstock Transit 10-12 is seen leaving downtown on route 6 Southwest

All buses operate on one-way loops from the transit terminal at 625 Dundas Street. At this point all routes switch and continue on as another and then they revert to their previous route the next time around.[2]

Woodstock Transit bus routes
No. Name Major streets served Notes
1 Northeast Kent, Hughson, Warwick, Springbank, Mohawk, Finch, Clarke switches with Route 6
2 Dundas East Dundas, Bysham, Lansdowe, Cardinal, Nellis switches with Route 4
3 North Central Huron, Highland, Leinster, Devonshire, Sprucedale, Sloane switches with Route 5
4 Northwest Graham, Wellington, Devonshire, Vansittart, Ridgewood, Oxford, Hunter, Dundas switches with Route 2
5 Southeast Henry, Cedar, Sunset, Longworth, Montclair, Juliana, Finkle, Spencer, Mill, Main switches with Route 3
6 Southwest Simcoe, Mill, Park Rowe, Sixth, Sales, Athlone, Champlain, Juliana, Norwich, Fyfe, College, Victoria switches with Route 1

Para Transit[edit]

Para transit service is provided by the city on Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with additional municipal subsidized para taxi service provided by a licensed cab company. All users of the system must be registered.[3]

Proposed changes[edit]

A proposed change to the transit system is to use an off-street transit terminal at the corner of York and Dundas Streets.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Transit History of Ontario Communities - Woodstock
  2. ^ a b "Bus Schedule" (PDF). City of Woodstock. 2015. Retrieved May 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ Para Transit Service is provided by The City of Woodstock
  4. ^ David Creery, City engineer "Statement of Completion Transit Projects" url=http://www.city.woodstock.on.ca/images/stories/pdfs/transit/statement_of_completion.pdf, date=2009-10-07

External links[edit]

Media related to Transport in Woodstock, Ontario at Wikimedia Commons