North Bay Transit

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North Bay Transit
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Parent Engineering Division (before 2005)
Community Services Department (since 2005), City of North Bay
Founded 1972
Headquarters 190 Wyld Street (Peter Reid Bus and Para-bus Terminal)
Locale North Bay, Ontario
Service area urban area
Service type Bus service, Paratransit
Routes 7
Stations 1
Fleet 13 Non Accessible
12 Accessible
7 Para-bus [1]
Fuel type diesel
Operator City of North Bay
Chief executive Remi Renaud, Manager[2]
Website North Bay Transit

North Bay Transit provides bus services within the city limits of North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Para-Bus vehicles are also available to serve physically challenged individuals. It operates as a city department, out of the transit terminal on Oak Street at Wyld Street.

History

North Bay transit services since the Second World War[3]

Fares

Cash fare (including paratransit) is $3.00 for all riders with a 10 ride multiple fare punch card costing $27.00. Monthly transit passes are priced at $86.00 for adults, $65.00 for students and $55.00 for children, with a term pass available during the school year.[4]

Scheduled Services

No. Route Departing route Return route Notes
1A College/University Algonquin Avenue Main Street West
1B Campus Special Main Street West Algonquin Avenue
2 Marshall Park Lakeshore Drive Northgate Shopping Centre via Fisher Street
3 Ski Club/Pinewood John/Franklin Streets Algonquin Avenue via Clarence and Jane Streets Also services Northgate Shopping Centre, Chippewa Secondary School, O'Brien Street, Ski Club Road (West)
4 Junction Lakeshore Drive (Southbound) via Premier Road Lakeshore Drive (Northbound) Also services Champlain Park, Pinewood Park Drive
5 Graniteville Cassells Street/Trout Lake Road Fisher St Also services Ski Club Road (East), Lavase Road, Commerce Court, ONTC Station, Northgate Shopping Centre
6 Hornell / CFB Airport Road via Algonquin (Northbound) Algonquin Avenue (Southbound) Services Education Centre via Thibeault Hill after 18:00 and on weekends, Aviation Centre by request only after 18:00 and on weekends.
7 Birchhaven/Trout Lake Fisher Street Cassells Street/Trout Lake Road Also services Northgate Shopping Centre, ONTC Station, Commerce Court, Lakeside Drive

Para-Bus

People who are physically unable to board a conventional transit bus or cannot walk a distance of more than 175 metres are eligible to use the Para-Bus service, which is operated by the Physically Handicapped Adults' Rehabilitation Association (PHARA) on behalf of the city. Those who are eligible must be registered to make use of this service.

Although North Bay Transit's newer buses are assessable, PHARA operates a fleet of minibuses to provide more seating for those with physical disabilities.

References

  1. ^ North Bay Transit Profile
  2. ^ http://www.cityofnorthbay.ca/cityhall/department/transit-and-parabus/history/
  3. ^ Canadian Transit Systems: North Bay, Ontario
  4. ^ Fare Structure

External links

  • North Bay Transit Photos
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