Streets & Transportation
2017 BUILDING PERMITS
$39,635,878 (285 permits) 2016 Building Permits $39,635,878 (306 permits) 2015 Building Permits $53,255,742 (290 permits)
Grown in the region; chic peas, lentils, peas, soybean, mustard
Largest distribution centre for livestock in Saskatchewan
TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITY HUB
Two national railways; CP’s Soo rail line to Chicago; Trans-Canada Highway & #2 Highway; major power transmission lines, natural gas and water pipelines
Vast reserves of high quality potash – two solution mines are located near Moose Jaw
KEY ECONOMIC SECTORS
Potash Mining, Agriculture, Ag-value-added Processing, Nato Flying Training (15 Wing), Transportation (Trucking and Rail), Tourism, and Healthcare
SASKATCHEWAN’s 2018 POPULATION was 1,169,752
The TRADING AREA of Moose Jaw is 60,000
MOOSE JAW 2016 CENSUS POPULATION 33,890,
2018 POPULATION estimated at 35,124
Both the regular bus system and the paratransit systems use a common fare scheme. Passengers may board using cash, tickets or monthly passes. Day passes are also available which allow unlimited travel on the day of issue (validation).
Fare schemes are in place for Students, Adults and Seniors (over 60 years). Students are those from K-12 and those enrolled in post-secondary education – a valid student identification card may be required upon boarding.
Bus Passes & Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Use a monthly pass for convenience and economy. The pass provides unlimited rides for a full calendar month. Passes must be shown upon boarding, and they may only be used by the person whose signature appears on the back of the pass. Transit personnel have the right to confiscate monthly passes they feel are being used fraudulently.
ParaTransit passes are also available. All Paratransit riders must be registered (see Paratransit section for details).
All passes are available by the 20th day of the preceding month at City hall, the Kinsmen Sportsplex or the Transit Office. Student passes are also available through the high schools and Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw.
Senior Citizen Passes
An annual transit pass is available to Moose Jaw residents over the age of 60 years. The annual pass may be purchased in December of the preceding year.
For those on various forms of social assistance, the City of Moose Jaw has partnered with the Ministry of Social Services to make monthly passes available at a discounted rate. Although there is no visual distinction on the passes, they are only available through City Hall with proof of eligibility. Please contact the Transit Office for details.
Effective July 1, 2017
|Adult||$1.25||$65.00||10 rides / $12.00|
|$1.25||$52.50||10 rides / $12.00|
|10 rides / $12.00|
When purchased together
A Family Pass discount of $10.00 per pass is available for each pass purchased for a family group. Forms must be completed, signed by an adult family member and submitted at the time of pass purchases.
Bus passes and tickets are available from:
Moose Jaw Transit Office – 1010 High Street West
Main Floor at City Hall – 228 Main Street North
Kinsmen Sportsplex – 855 MacDonald Street
Transit operators do not carry change, nor do they sell tickets or passes. To avoid delays have exact fare ready upon boarding.