June 08, 2018
Summer service changes start June 25

Four times a year, we look at our bus routes and schedules to figure out what’s working and what could be improved. We consider several factors including feedback from our customers and drivers, ridership levels and changing traffic patterns.

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The Summer Service Changes below will come into effect on Monday, June 25.
 

New Routes

Route Description
Route 111
Old Banff Coach Road
In response to customer requests, the communities of West Springs, Coach Hill and Patterson will have a direct transit connection to Westbrook Shopping Centre and Westbrook LRT Station. Buses will run weekdays every 20 minutes during peak times, and every 30 minutes off peak from 5:45 a.m. until 11 p.m. On Saturdays and Sundays, buses will run every 30 minutes from 6:20 a.m. until 9:47 p.m.  This route replaces Route 412 and Route 452.  View the map and schedule
Learn more about why this route was created.
Route 164
Aspen Summit
This new route provides service to Aspen Woods, east of 85 Street S.W. to 69 Street Station.  Buses will run weekdays every 20 minutes during peak times.  View the map and schedule.  Learn more about why this route was created.

Adjusted Routes

Route Description
Route 156
Aspen Woods
Route 456 is being renumbered to Route 156, and has been changed slightly to provide a more direct service to a higher density part of Aspen Woods.  The travel time to 69 Street Station is reduced and provides two-way connectivity to the shopping centre. Buses will run weekdays every 15 minutes during peak times, and every 30 minutes off peak from 5:15 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. On Saturdays and Sundays, buses will run every 30 minutes from 7:15 a.m. until 10 p.m.  View the map and schedule.  Learn more about why this route was adjusted.
Route 404
North Hill
Route 404 has been changed to use 18 Street when travelling southbound from 8 Avenue N.W.   A new stop has been placed on 18 Street at 8 Avenue N.W. (#6848), and the stop located on westbound 8 Avenue at 18 Street N.W. (#5404) will be removed. View the map and schedule.
Route 468
Cranston /
Mahogany
Route 468 has been extended to serve the south Cranston area.  Service frequency has been adjusted to every 25 minutes. View the map and schedule.


Retired Routes

Route Description
Route 412
Bow Trail
Route 412 has been replaced with Route 111.
Route 452
Wentworth
Route 452 has been replaced by Route 93 (from 69 Street Station) and Route 111 (from Westbrook Station).
Route 456
Aspen Woods
Route 456 has been replaced with Route 156.


Adjusted Schedules

Route Description
Route 3
Sandstone / Elbow Drive
Saturday and Sunday southbound trips have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 6
Killarney 26 Ave.
Weekday eastbound trips from start-of-service up to 9:15 a.m. have been adjusted by up to 1 minute. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 20
Heritage / Northmount
Weekday southbound trips between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. have been adjusted by up to 1 minute. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 27
Willowglen
The weekday 8:58 a.m. trip from Barlow Station has been moved to leave at 9:03 a.m. to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 29
Queensland
The weekday 6:26 p.m. trip from Anderson Station has been moved to leave at 6:20 p.m. to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 32
Huntington / Sundridge
Weekday, Saturday and Sunday schedules have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 37
Heritage / Canyon Meadows
Trip times have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence.  Mid-day and evening service frequency have been improved to every 18 minutes, and every 30 minutes after 10:30 p.m. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 73
Circle Route
The weekday 2:29 p.m. and 2:53 p.m. trips leaving Chinook Station have been moved to leave at 2:30 p.m. and 2:51 p.m. to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 78
Sundance / Chaparral
The weekday 8:02 a.m. and 8:58 a.m. trips from Chaparral will travel its regular route to Somerset-Bridlewood Station.  Please view the revised schedule.
Route 81
Macleod Trail
The 5:38 p.m. trip from Stanley Road / 50 Avenue S.W. has been moved to leave at 5:37 p.m. to improve schedule adherence.
The stop at Chinook Station will be relocated to share a stop with Route 410, stop #7024 (closer to the station platform) to improve bus terminal operations and minimize delays. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 93
Coach Hill / Westbrook
Weekday peak service frequency between 69 Street Station and Coach Hill has been adjusted to every 15 minutes. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 98
Cougar Ridge
The weekday 9:08 a.m. northbound trip from 69 Street Station has been moved to leave at 9:09 a.m.
The weekday 9:20 a.m. southbound trip from 77 Street / Old Banff Coach Road S.W. has been moved to leave at 9:21 a.m. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 100
North Pointe / Airport / McKnight 
Weekday trip times have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence.  A new stop has been added on eastbound Country Village Road / Harvest Hills Blvd N.E. (#2373) near Superstore. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 115
Symons Valley Parkway
A new 4:58 a.m. trip has been added from Beacon Hill Centre to Rocky Ridge Terminal. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 174
Tuscany
The weekday 6:30 p.m. trip from Tuscany Station has been moved to leave at 6:33 p.m. to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 178
Sundance
The weekday 8:16 a.m. trip from Chaparral back will travel its regular route to Somerset Station. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 301
BRT North
The 6:08 a.m. trip from 7 Street / 7 Avenue S.W. has been moved to leave at 6:09 a.m. to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 406
Auburn Bay
A new stop has been added at on eastbound Auburn Bay / Auburn Glen Green S.E. to improve connections. The stop located on eastbound Auburn Bay / Auburn Glen Heights (#2112) has been removed. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 439
Discovery
Weekday southbound schedules from start-of-service up to 9:15 a.m. have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence.  The northbound schedules up to 7 p.m. have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 454
Springbank
Weekday morning and afternoon northbound peak times have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence. Weekday afternoon peak southbound times have been adjusted to improve schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.

The schedule for some routes are temporarily changed due to low ridership in the summer months. The change will impact only a small number of trips during the morning and afternoon for each route. These trips were designed to handle the large number of kids going to and from school. When school is back in service, the schedule for these routes will be readjusted.

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76 78 96 98 103 105 109 129 142 153
159 178 410 439            
Route 181 -182 School bus service is cancelled.
Route 697- 899 School Express bus service is cancelled.