Winnipeg Public Transit



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Introduction

Winnipeg Transit, is a city-owned organization which runs the bus system. To use transit you must pay a fare with exact change, tickets, bought in books of ten, or show a monthly bus pass.

Fares: Adult Reduced Fare*
Regular Fare 2.35 $1.85
Book of 10 $20.50 $14.00
7 Day Superpass
(Mon-Sun)
$20.50 $14.00
Monthly Pass $74.00* $50.00

Effective January 1, 2010

* Eligibility for reduced fare: Children: age 5 to 16 (4 and under free with fare paying passenger).
High School Students: age 17 - 21 with a valid GoCARD Photo I.D.
Seniors: age 65 & over with a valid Federal Government Blue Card or a Transit Photo I.D. If you do not have your ID with you, you will be charged regular fare. You must carry your ID to use reduced fare tickets.
Post Secondary: elegible for $59.00 monthly pass, with student ID


Transfers
Free with your cash or ticket fare, a "Power Hour" transfer takes you wherever you want to go by transit for one hour. You must request a transfer when you pay your fare and can only be used by the person to whom it was issued. Transfers are valid on any regular bus route on the date of issue and allow travel in any direction, including stopovers and return trips on the same route, until the expiry time shown, approximately 60 minutes! If you're unsure of the expiry time, ask your driver.

Customer Service & Information

Winnipeg Transit buses Call our Information Staff at 986-5700 to receive individual route timetables free of charge. Timetables are also available at:

For Lost & Found call 986-5054

Access for Persons with Limited Mobility

Handi-Transit provides public transportation to physically disabled individuals unable to use regular Transit service. Door to door service is provided using specially equipped vehicles and taxi cabs.

Handi-Transit Service Hours:
Weekdays: 7 am to 12 midnight
Saturdays: 8 am to 12 midnight
Sundays/Holidays: : 9 am to 10 pm

Registration is required to use Handi Transit, with certain eligibility requirements apply. Please call us at 986-5722 for more information.

Handi-Transit fares are $2.35 cash, $20.50 for book of 10, or $74.00 for a monthly pass.

Downtown Flyer

Winnipeg Transit makes getting around downtown easy with the "Downtown Flyer" shuttle bus service. The Downtown Flyer buses are easy to spot, coloured bright teal, purple and white. No hassles about driving or parking and for only 25 (free for those under 5 years)! Regular cash, ticket or pass fares and valid transfers will also be accepted. Transfers will be issued to persons paying the regular cash or ticket fare, upon request.

Park & Ride

If a bus doesn't operate near your home, or you're tired of traffic congestion and parking hassles, you may find Winnipeg Transit's Park & Ride service a good alternative. You can park your car free of charge and ride the bus to your destination. You should first sign up for a free Park & Ride permit at one of the participating locations. You may then park your car in the designated parking area and board a convenient transit express bus. Parking permits are limited and you can use the special free parking stalls at the following sites around Winnipeg:

Location

Address

Register With

Main & Jefferson 1650 Main St. Main St. IGA - Customer Service Desk
Charleswood 3900 Grant Ave. (at Laxdal Rd.) Charleswood Centre - Admin. Offices
Southdale 35 Lakewood Blvd. (at Vermillion Rd.) Pharmasave Drug Store - Post Office Outlet
Kildonan Place 155 Regent Ave. West - (at the Transit Terminal) Kildonan Place - Admin. Offices
Grant & Cambridge 1350 Grant Ave. Bethesda Church Office



DART Buses

DART is Winnipeg Transit's special buses for off-peak residential service, currently offered in three service areas;

These buses are the same fare as regular buses.

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