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Remembrance Day Transit Service

Remembrance Day Transit service on Tuesday, November 11, will be Saturday service. Call 780-464-RIDE for local Dial-A-Bus service. Commuter service will be hourly to downtown Edmonton from the Bethel Transit Terminal.

November Bus Passes, Ticket Sales and Advantage Parking Passes

November bus passes and Advantage Parking passes are available for purchase beginning October 24, 2014 at the Bethel Transit Terminal between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and Saturdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pass sales are also available at the Ordze Transit Centre off Wye Road on the last two business day of the month and the first working day of the month between teh hours of 7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. For November pass sales that is October 30, 31 and November 3. 

Pass and Ticket Outlets

Also please note that passes and tickets are no longer available at the Transit Operation building on Streambank Avenue nor the Transit Administration Building on Premier Way.

Construction and Transit

With construction season now in effect and both Wye Road/Sherwood Park freeway and the Baseline Road interchanges now in full swing, traffic interruption should be expected daily. Traffic patterns will change based on construction needs and the speed limit will remain 50 km/hr in construction zones. These disruptions are anticipated for the foreseeable future.

Transit users may experience delays due to this construction. We will do our best to remain on schedule, but we cannot move faster than the traffic. We highly recommend that customers plan their trips to accommodate for these potential traffic tie-ups. Consider taking and earlier bus. 15 minutes may make the difference between arriving at your destination on time or late.

To find out more about the Anthony Henday project visit http://www.northeastanthonyhenday.com/index.php

Please be a courteous commuter

Consider this, what bothers you when you ride the bus? Passengers using a seat to hold their bags instead of letting you sit down? Loud conversations on cell phones? People kicking your seat? A backpack inadvertently banging you in the head? The strong cologne being worn by the guy next to you?

By being conscious of behaviour, everyone can alleviate these annoyances.

Please be a courteous commuter and:

  • Do not wear strong perfumes and colognes.
  • One seat = one passenger.
  • When listening to music, wear earphones and keep the volume low.
  • Keep all conversations at a respectful volume.
  • Keep all bags on your lap or at your feet.
  • Take all your garbage with you.
  • Avoid eating on the bus.
  • Be patient. Pushing is not necessary. Excuse yourself when exiting through a crowd.
  • Be polite. Move to the back.

Standing on buses

We recognize that standing on a bus is not ideal. However, due to the surging popularity of transit services, it is likely that customers travelling during rush hour may have to occasionally stand. While university is in session, standing will be more common.

Lose something?

All items found on Transit vehicles or properties are turned into the Lost and Found within 48 hours and are kept for 30 days before disposal.

Hats, gloves, mitts, scarves and toques are placed in the Bethel Transit Terminal lobby. All other items, including phones and keys, are kept in a secure location. Please call 780-464 RIDE (7433) to claim these items.

Lost and Found is located at the Bethel Transit Terminal, 650 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park, AB.

Lost and Found is available Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Closed statutory holidays.

Strathcona County Transit's mission:
To provide local, intermunicipal and specialized public transit services for the community that are Customer-focused, Accessible, Reliable, Efficient and Safe (CARES).

Further information
780-464-RIDE (7433)

Last updated: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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