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March 26 - Kingston Transit moves to reduced Sunday service and adds dedicated hospital shuttle

Beginning Thursday, March 26, Kingston Transit will operate on a reduced Sunday service schedule seven days per week. All routes will operate on a Sunday schedule except for the following:

  • All Express routes will be reduced to 60-minute service frequency and will operate from approximately 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Route 7 will be reduced to 60-minute service frequency and will operate from approximately 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Routes 1 and 15 will reduce service to operate from approximately 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Routes 17, 18, and 18Q will be suspended.

A dedicated shuttle bus will also be added to support healthcare workers in our community who continue to commute to work. The shuttle will offer direct service from the Centre 70 Park & Ride to Kingston General Hospital from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

Service level changes are being made due to the decline in ridership, with some routes down as much as 80 per cent, and to further protect our bus operators and passengers. Riders should only use Kingston Transit for essential trips at this time.

These service level changes will remain in place until further notice. We continue to look at different ways to provide reliable, sustained service for those passengers who need it most and appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through these changes. Additional service changes are possible and passengers should continue to monitor our website and social media for updates. 

2020-04-01 - TSA - AMV

April 1 - Service update - Route 10 - Additional AM service

Effective immediately and until further notice, a Route 10 Amherstview trip will leave the Cataraqui Centre at 7:55 a.m.  This trip will depart Amherstview (Speers/Kidd) at 8:25 a.m., returning to the Cataraqui Centre for 8:55 a.m.  Please note that this additional trip will be temporarily unavailable in trip planning apps.

2020-03-16 - TSA - Innovation

March 16 - Stop move - Innovation Drive at Highway 15 (south side)

Effective Monday, March 16, the Express Route 602 stop on Innovation Drive at Highway 15 (south side) will be shifted east by one-half block to the far side of the Tim Hortons driveway.  Please note that the Innovation Drive Park & Ride parking spaces between the Tim Hortons driveway and the community mailbox will no longer be in service as of that date.

2020-03-03 - TSA - RWD

March 3 - Temporary stop move - Robert Wallace Drive at Johnson

Starting Tuesday, March 3, and continuing until further notice, the Route 3 Kingston Centre stop on Robert Wallace Drive (east side) at Johnson will be temporarily shifted one-half block north (to the first intersection of Robert Wallace at Mackenzie) due to construction adjacent to the stop.

2020-03-02 - TSA - Princess

March 2 - Temporary stop move - Princess Street at University

Starting Monday, March 2, and continuing until further notice, the Route 4 Cataraqui Centre stop on Princess Street at University will be temporarily shifted one-half block east (to the northeast corner of the intersection, outside 479 Princess) due to construction adjacent to the stop.

2020-01-06 - TSA - 702

January 6 – Change in departure time – 6:55 a.m. departure from Cataraqui Centre

Effective Monday, January 6, the 6:55 a.m. Monday-Friday Express Route 702 trip from the Cataraqui Centre will be shifted ahead by 2 minutes, and will depart at 6:57 a.m. instead.

2019-09-09 - TSA - Johnson St

September 9 - Stop relocation - Johnson Street at Sydenham

Starting Monday, September 9, and continuing until further notice, the Route 12 CFB Kingston stop on Johnson Street at Sydenham will be relocated approximately 15 meters west to accommodate a lane reduction.

2019-09-03 - TSA - kngc

September 3 - Platform change - Kingston Centre Transfer Point

Effective at start of service Tuesday, September 3, the platform assignment at Kingston Centre Transfer Point for Route 16 Division/Dalton buses will change to improve route reliability.  As of September 3, Route 16 Division/Dalton buses will service Platform 6 (southeast platform); this platform will continue to be serviced by Route 3 buses.

2019-08-29 - TSA - Johnson

August 29 - Stop out of service - Johnson Street at Macdonnell

As of start of service Thursday, August 29, the Route 12 CFB Kingston/Route 17W West Campus stop on Johnson Street at Macdonnell will be permanently removed from service for safety reasons.  Please board buses at the accessible stop on Johnson at Willingdon (two blocks west).

2018-01-09 - TSA - JCB

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.

2017-09-05 - TSA - CFB

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.

2017-05-18 - TSA - Centennial

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.