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Cornwall Transit Facts

Here are some fast facts about Cornwall Transit:

  • Thirty (30) minute service provided on all routes Monday to Friday until 7:15 p.m. and on Saturdays from10:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
  • Sixty (60) minute service provided during evenings and Saturday mornings, except the Riverdale # 4 route.
  • Community Service bus  # 61 offers scheduled service from Monday to Saturday on an hourly basis.  The bus is low-floor and fully accessisble.  Anyone can use the service geared to seniors and persons with disabilities.  
  • 14 Conventional buses
  • 10 Handi-Transit buses
  • 27 Full time operators
  • 7 Part time operators
  • 6 Mechanics, 4 Service Personnel
  • 9 Administrative staff
  • The first Cornwall Electric street car began service on July 1, 1896.
  • A Department of The City of Cornwall since November 11, 1974.
  • Transport approximately 800,000 passengers annually.
  • 86% of city residents are within 300 metres of a bus stop. There are over 278 bus stops city wide.
  • Automated next stop Annunciation  with visual stop identification system. 
  • Inter-active Mapping System allows passengers to view individual bus stops for scheduled times.  
  • 95% of bus maintenance is done in-house.
  • There are 42 bus shelters city wide.
  • There are 22 bus benches.
  • Approximately 1,000,000 vehicle km are driven annually.
  • Handi-Transit transports 41,000 passengers annually.
  • Buses are available for charter services within the city at a cost of $75.00 per hour, plus HST. Contact Len Tapp at 613-930-2787, ext. 2252 or for further information.
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