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City of Moose Jaw Transit Division

NEWS

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SATURDAY TRANSIT NOW DIAL-A-RIDE BY APPOINTMENT 

Moose Jaw Transit’s Saturday operation has changed to Dial-a-Ride service.

Approved as part of the 2021 Municipal Budget, fixed route service will no longer be available on Saturdays. Weekday fixed route service will not change.

The change to Saturday service is being implemented in conjunction with an overall review of the City’s Transit service. This summer the City will undertake a public survey that will help inform future decisions on routes, fares and schedules. In the meantime, if you have any questions or comments about City of Moose Jaw Transit, including the change to Saturday Dial-A-Ride service, please email: transit@moosejaw.ca.

To schedule a Saturday Dial-A-Ride trip, please call the Transit office at 306-694-4488 between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, or between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon on Saturdays. You will need to provide your name, the time and bus stop location for pickup, and the bus stop location for drop off, as well as details for your return trip if required.

To cancel a trip, please give the office a call with as much notice as possible during the hours listed above. Regular Transit fares will apply for Dial-a-Ride service - passes and tickets will be honoured.

For more information, see the Dial-a-Ride Service page.

NEW FARES IN EFFECT

New Rates for Moose Jaw Transit and Paratransit went into effect Monday, February 1, 2021. Approved by the City Council during 2021 Budget deliberations, the following changes have been implemented:

  • Regular Transit: $2.25 per ride.
  • Paratransit: $1.50 per ride.

Transfers within 90 minutes of original boarding time will now be included with your cash fare. Regular transit service is provided on modern, accessible vehicles equipped with lowering boarding platforms and loading ramps as well as two wheelchair spaces to accommodate customers with special needs.

For more details click the Fares and Passes link below.

Moose Jaw Transit service is provided on four routes which converge in the downtown core in the vicinity of City Hall and the Mae Wilson theatre. Only a few areas of the City are outside of a 300 walking distance (5 minutes) of a bus stop.

Electronic destination signs display the route numbers and names on the buses. The route name is reflective of the area of the city serviced by the route. The route number is also displayed on the curb side and rear of the transit vehicles.

TRANSIT INFORMATION

Moose Jaw Transit provides fixed route service from Monday and Friday on four routes which converge in the downtown core in the vicinity of City Hall and the Mae Wilson theatre. Additional coverage is offered on regular school days to high school students on our School Extra runs. Effective May 1st 2021, Dial-a-Ride service will be offered on Saturdays and trips can be booked by calling the Transit office. Paratransit Service is offered from Monday and Saturday. Moose Jaw Transit does not operate on Sundays or statutory holidays.

Regular transit service is provided on modern, accessible vehicles equipped with lowering boarding platforms and loading ramps as well as two wheelchair spaces to accommodate customers with special needs. Electronic destination signs display the route numbers and names on each of the buses. The route name is reflective of the area of the city serviced by the route. The route number is also displayed on the curb side and rear of the transit vehicles.

Bus stops are placed along each route at locations that are practical based on distance and roadway geometry. Stops are placed at or adjacent to major intersections as well as every two to three blocks, and are located within 300m (5 minutes) walking distance of most areas of the city.

Benches and shelters are located at busy bus stop sites and in locations where weather may be a factor in passenger comfort. If you witness a bench or shelter being damaged, please call Moose Jaw Police Service at 911. To report vandalism, please ‘Report an Issue’ (link to https://moosejaw.ca/report-an-issue/) and select ‘Transit’, or download the City of Moose Jaw app and select ‘Report an Issue’ and then select ‘Transit’.

Charter Service

For more information on booking a Moose Jaw Transit bus for Charter Service, please contact the Transit office at 306-694-4488. We offer different bus sizes to accommodate a wide range of needs.

Charter Request Form

CHARTER HOURLY RATES

Regular ServiceRegularWeekend/Late NightHoliday
Travel Time$105.00$120.00$140.00
Standby Time$90.00$105.00$125.00
Late Cancellation$90.00$105.00$125.00
Paratransit ServiceRegularWeekend/Late NightHoliday
Travel Time$75.00$105.00$125.00
Standby Time$60.00$75.00$95.00
Late Cancellation$60.00$75.00$95.00

COVID-19 SAFETY

As per Saskatchewan Public Health, the wearing of non-medical masks or face coverings is mandatory on Moose Jaw Transit, subject to exemption as per the current Public Health Order. Additional safety guidelines:

  • Full-seated loads only; no standing room available.
  • Disposable masks are available to passengers upon request.
  • Hand sanitizer is available to passengers on all buses.
  • Buses are disinfected periodically throughout the day, and thoroughly cleaned daily.
  • Please stay home if you are sick exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days, have been in close contact with a confirmed positive case within the past 14 days, or have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days.

Learn more about non-medical mask usage:

MORE INFORMATION

Transit Fares & Passes

Fixed Route Service

Dial-a-Ride Service

Paratransit Service

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