December 07, 2016
Winter service changes begin Dec 19

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.

To stay up to date on changes to the routes you use, sign up for Transit Email Alerts and select your route(s) under Service Alerts.

The Winter Service Changes below will come into effect on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016.

New routes:

Route Description
Route 104
Sunnyside / Foothills Medical Centre
A brand new route serving Sunnyside and the Foothills Medical Centre.  Learn more about why this route was created.  See the new route map and schedule.
Route 449 Eau Claire / Parkhill A brand new route serving Eau Claire and Parkhill.   Learn more about why this route was created.  See the new route map and schedule.

Route changes:

Route Change
Route 9
Dalhousie / Foothills Medical Centre
We've revised this route to serve between Dalhousie and Foothills Medical Centre. New Route 104 will replace the previous Route 9 section between the Foothills Medical Centre and Sunnyside.  
See the route map and schedule.
Route 90 Bridgeland / Sunalta We've revised this route to serve Bridgeland and Sunalta. New Route 449 will replace the previous Route 90 section serving between Eau Claire and Parkhill.
See the route map and schedule.
Route 117 McKenzie Town Express We've revised this route to use a new transit-only corridor located at 40 Street S.E. between 130 Avenue S.E. and 114 Avenue S.E.
See the route map and schedule.
Route 151 New Brighton Express We've revised this route to use a new transit-only corridor located at 40 Street S.E. between 130 Avenue S.E. and 114 Avenue S.E.
See the route map and schedule.
Route 302 BRT S.E. / Downtown We've revised this route to use a new transit-only corridor located at 40 Street S.E. between 130 Avenue S.E. and 114 Avenue S.E. The bus will now wait (to keep to schedule) at 6 Avenue S.E. and Macleod Trail S.E. and the schedules have been revised to improve adherence.
See the route map and schedule.

Schedule changes:

Route Change

Route 1 Bowness / Forest Lawn

We've added a new stop #5610 on westbound 6 Avenue S.E. at 5 Street S.E.
We've relocated stop #6203 (6 Avenue S.E. at 4 Street S.E.) to 6 Avenue S.E. at Macleod Trail and changed the stop number to #6517.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 3
Elbow Drive / Sandstone

We've revised the morning peak times from downtown to Sandstone.
First trips will now start on southbound Elbow Drive at Canyon Meadows Drive S.W. (versus northbound Elbow Drive at Canyon Meadows Drive S.W.)
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 4 Huntington

We've adjusted the weekday schedule to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 7 South Calgary / Marda Loop

We've extended the weekday 8:50 a.m. trip from eastbound 7 Avenue S.W. and 1 Street S.W.  to northbound 14 Street S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 8 North Pointe / Brentwood

We've increased the mid-day service frequency on weekdays to every 20 minutes. We've also added weekday trips at 7:50 a.m. and 3 p.m., and adjusted the complete schedule to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 9 Dalhousie / Foothills Medical Centre * We've added a 3:10 p.m. trip from Sir Winston Churchill High School to alleviate overloads.
Route 10 City Hall / South Centre We've adjusted the weekday schedules to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 13 Mount Royal

We've changed a stop ID (located on 1 Street at 8 Avenue S.W.) from #5580 to #7337.
View the schedule.

Route 14 Bridlewood / Cranston

We've added a 4:15 a.m. trip plus 4 additional trips between 3:50 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. on weekdays from westbound Somerset-Bridlewood Station, improving the service frequency to every 5 minutes.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 15 Millrise

We've improved the mid-day service frequency on weekdays to every 30 minutes.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 18 Lakeview

We've added an extra northbound trip from 1 Street S.W. and 8 Avenue S.W. on weekdays toward MRU. Service frequency is now increased to every 10 minutes between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 20 Heritage / Northmount

We've adjusted the weekday schedule to improve schedule adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 21 Castleridge We've increased the mid-day service frequency to every 22 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 25 Whitehorn We've extended service on Sundays to run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 26 Dover We've increased the service frequency to every 30 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 31 Dalhousie / University We've adjusted the schedules to improve adherence.
We've extended weekday and weekend service hours to run after midnight.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 34 Pineridge We've extended service on Sundays to run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 38 Temple We've increased the mid-day service frequency to every 18-19 minutes on Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 42 Marlborough We've increased the mid-day service frequency to every 30 minutes on Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 50 Forrest Lawn We've increased the mid-day service frequency to every 30 minutes on Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 53 Brentwood / Greenwood

We've adjusted the weekday and weekend schedules to improve schedule adherence. The bus will travel in a clockwise direction around Brentwood Station.

We've added the following new stops:

  • Southbound Brentwood Road at Co-op Entrance N.W. (#6763) 
  • Southbound Brentwood Road at (north of) Charleswood Drive N.W. (#7070) 
  • Northbound 31 Street N.W. at 32 Avenue N.W. (#5293) 
  • Northbound 31 Street N.W. at 34 Avenue N.W. (#5394) 
  • Northbound Brentwood Terminal (#6833; with Route 65)

Please view the revised schedule.

Route 55 Falconridge We've increased the mid-day service frequency to every 22 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 59 Saddle Ridge We've adjusted the weekday schedules to improve adherence. 
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 65 Market Mall / Downtown

We've revised the weekday and weekend schedule times to improve adherence.
We've also added two new trips to leave from 6 Avenue at 11 Street S.W.: a 5:46 a.m. trip and a 3:37 p.m. school trip (to accomodate William Aberhart students).
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 72 Circle Route

We've adjusted weekday arrival times to 36 Street S.E. and 17 Avenue S.E.  We've revised Sunday's schedule to include a 5:27 a.m. trip to leave Brentwood Station, plus 5:55 a.m. and 6:22 a.m. trips to leave Chinook Station. 

We've also added 2 Sunday trips starting at 5:34 a.m. from Whitehorn Station and at 5:57 a.m. from Brentwood Station.
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 73 Circle Route We've revised Sunday's schedule to include the following new trips:
  • 5:32 a.m. trip to leave 52 Street N.E. and Rundlehorn Drive N.E. to Brentwood Station
  • 5:31 a.m. trip from Chinook Station to Brentwood Station
  • 5:49 a.m. trip from 36 Street S.E. and 17 Avenue S.E. to Brentwood Station

We've also added 3 Sunday trips starting at 4:57 a.m., 5:27 a.m. and 5:57 a.m. from Brentwood Station .  
Please view the revised schedule.

Route 85 Martin Crossing We've adjusted the weekday schedules to improve adherence. Please view the revised schedule.
Route 97 South Ranchlands / Scenic Acres We've added a trip to leave Dalhousie Station at 5:15 a.m. and a 5:35 a.m. trip to leave Crowfoot Station on weekdays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 100 Airport We've added a 4:41 a.m. trip from McKnight Station to the Airport on weekdays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 105 Dalhousie / Lions Park We've adjusted the weekday and weekend schedule to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.

* We've added a 3:10 p.m. trip from Sir Winston Churchill High School to alleviate overloads.

Route 107 South Calgary We've changed the stop ID #5447 with #8426 (located on westbound 6 Avenue S.W. at 9 Street S.W.)  
View the schedule.
Route 112 Sarcee Road We've added a new stop #5765 on 6 Avenue at (west of) 7 Street S.W.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 113 North Silver Springs We've revised the weekday schedule times around 6:30 p.m.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 118 Hidden Valley We've revised the weekday afternoon-peak schedule to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 120 North Silver Springs We've revised the weekday and weekend round trip and schedule times to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 134 South Silver Springs We've revised the weekday and weekend round trip and schedule times to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 153 Copperfield We've added extra trips at 7:13 a.m. and 7:34 a.m. from New Brighton Way to Somerset Station.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 157 Royal Vista We've revised weekday round trip and schedule times to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 299 Arbour Lake We've revised weekday round trip and schedule times to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 300 BRT Airport / City Centre We've revised weekday schedule times (before 6:30 a.m.) to improve adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 301 BRT North We've improved service frequency to every 10 minutes from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 404 North Hill We've added extra trips at 6:15 a.m. and 7:35 p.m. southbound and at 8:05 p.m. northbound.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 406 Auburn Bay We've added trips at 3:58 p.m. and 5:18 p.m. from Somerset Station to McKenzie Terminal and at 4:35 p.m. from McKenzie Terminal to Somerset Station, to accommodate over load at Somerset Station.
We've revised the 5:27 a.m. trip to depart at 5:30 a.m. at Somerset Station, to improve Train to Bus transfer.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 420 Evanston We've improved service frequency to every 15 minutes for AM and PM peak periods.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 422 Dalhousie / Montgomery We've added a new trip to arrive Dalhousie Station at 6:30 a.m.
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 429 Sherwood We've revised weekday round trip and schedule times to improve schedule adherence.
We've added a new trip to arrive Dalhousie Station at 6:20 a.m. 
Please view the revised schedule.
Route 444 Chaparral Valley/ Walden We’ve added 2 new stops on Walden Blvd S.E.

New stops are located on:
  • Southbound Walden Blvd at Walden Drive (#3570)
  • Northbound Walden Blvd at Walden Drive (3574)
View map
Route 445 Skyview Ranch / Redstone We've added a 7:30 a.m. trip from Skyview to Saddletowne Station, to improve schedule adherence.
Please view the revised schedule.
Routes 696 - 799 Public school trips will be cancelled December 21. Service will resume January 3, 2017.
Routes 800 - 899 Catholic school trips will be cancelled December 26. Service will resume January 9, 2017.

* These changes will show on our rider tools starting March 20.