Alerts

Route Detours and Holiday Changes

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Holiday schedules

Kingston Transit does not operate on Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday. Buses operate on a Sunday schedule on Family Day, Victoria Day, Canada Day, the Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Monday and Boxing Day. Route 18 runs on a weekday schedule on these days.


Current Service Alerts

August 16-18 - Road closure - Ontario Street at City Hall

Ontario Street will be closed between Brock and Johnson for the annual 1000 Islands Poker Run from 10 a.m. Friday, August 16 until 12 p.m. Sunday, August 18.  During this time, Downtown-bound Route 3 buses will detour via Earl, King, and Brock to access the Downtown Transfer Point. Kingston Centre-bound buses will not be affected. The stop at Ontario and Johnson will be out of service during these closures. Route 3 buses will not serve the stop on Brock at City Hall during these closures, however Route 12 continues to serve this stop.  Route 3 buses will serve the existing Route 12 stop on King at Market during these closures.

August 13 - Stops out of service - Birchwood Drive at Peachwood

Effective Tuesday, August 13, the Route 15 bus stops in both directions on Birchwood Drive at Peachwood will be out of service until further notice while crews construct accessibility pads at the stop.  Please board Route 15 buses one block north (at the intersection of Birchwood and Sierra).

August 13 - Stop move - Birchwood Drive at Brackenwood

Effective Tuesday, August 13, Route 15 Cataraqui Woods bus stop on Birchwood Drive at Brackenwood (east side) will be temporarily shifted south of the intersection while crews excavate and construct an accessible pararamp at the intersection.

August 9 - Stop out of service - Birchwood Drive at Brackenwood

The Route 15 Reddendale bus stop on Birchwood Drive at Brackenwood (west side) will be out of service until further notice while crews construct a sidewalk adjacent to the bus stop.  Please board Route 15 buses one block south (on Cedarwood at Cataraqui Woods), or on the east side of Birchwood at Brackenwood.

August 6 - Stop Relocation - Union St (north side) at Albert St

The bus stop platform located on Union St (north side) at Albert St is being expanded to provide additional waiting area for passengers. For passenger safety during construction, starting Tuesday, August 6 and continuing until further notice, the stop will be temporarily relocated approximately 20 metres west of the current location.

August 6 - Stop Relocation - Union St (north side) at Pembroke St

The bus stop platform located on Union St (north side) at Pembroke St is being expanded to provide additional waiting area for passengers. For passenger safety during construction, starting Tuesday, August 6 and continuing until further notice, the stop will be temporarily relocated approximately 25 metres east of the current location just east of the entrance at The Donald Gordon Conference Centre.

August 6 - Stops out of service - Robert Wallace Drive at Richardson

To improve operational performance on Route 3, the stops in both directions at Robert Wallace and Richardson will be permanently removed from service effective at start of day Tuesday, August 6.  As of that date, please board buses on Robert Wallace at Johnson (one block south).

August 6 - Stops out of service - Robert Wallace Drive at Miles

To improve operational performance on Route 3, the stops in both directions at Robert Wallace and Miles will be permanently removed from service effective at start of day Tuesday, August 6.  As of that date, please board buses on Robert Wallace, outside Polson Park School (one-half block west).

July 2 - Stop move - Pratt Drive at Kildare (west side)

Effective Tuesday, July 2, the Route 10 stop on Pratt Drive at Kildare (west side) will be relocated to the intersection of Kildare and McDonough (one-half block south and one block east).  The stop on Pratt at Kildare (east side) remains in service.

July 2 - Stop entering service - 933 John Marks Avenue at Innovation

Effective at start of service Tuesday, July 2, Express Route 602 buses will begin servicing an accessible bus stop outside 933 John Marks Avenue (north side at Innovation).

January 10 - Stop out of service - John Counter Boulevard at VIA Rail

Effective at start of service on Wednesday, January 10, the INVISTA Centre-bound Route 7 stop on John Counter Boulevard (north side) outside the VIA Rail station will be temporarily removed from service until further notice for safety and accessibility reasons.  Please board Route 7 buses at a temporary stop on John Counter (north side) at Old Mill (one block west) during this time.

September 5 - Road closure - Craftsman Boulevard

Starting Tuesday, September 5, and continuing until further notice, the gates to CFB Kingston on Craftsman Boulevard (at Highway 2 and at Highway 15) will close each night at 8 p.m., and will reopen at 5 a.m. the following morning.  Starting Tuesday, Route 12 buses will not service stops on Craftsman in either direction after 8 p.m.; buses will detour in both directions via Highways 2 and 15.

May 19 - Centennial Drive at Atkinson

The Route 14 detour via Atkinson and Halifax has resumed, and will continue until further notice. From the intersection of Centennial and Atkinson, Route 14 buses will detour east on Atkinson, south on Halifax, and east on Crossfield to return to regular route.  The bus stop on Centennial and Atkinson will be out of service during this time; a non-accessible temporary stop will be provided on Halifax, south of Atkinson.