Current news and events with the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS).
Spring Service Changes
Starting Sunday April 28, there will be minor schedule adjustments and trip cancellations on several bus routes to reflect typical ridership patterns during the spring, and to improve service efficiency, reliability and connections. Passengers are advised to plan ahead by double checking the arrival and departure times for their bus.
Central Station Platform Closed- April 6-27
The platform at Central Station will be closed for station upgrades from April 6-27, 2019. Trains will pass through the station but will not stop. Please use Bay/Enterprise Square or Churchill station.
Bus Detours for Valley Line LRT Construction
From April 28 until late November, Routes 112, 322 and 965 will detour off 95 Avenue between 85 Street and 92 Street to accommodate TransEd's Valley Line LRT construction. During TransEd's work, all bus stops on 95 Avenue from 85-92 Street will be temporarily closed.
TLC for LRT
There are major LRT maintenance projects coming this spring/summer.
NAIT Station Closed: April 28-August 30
From April 28- August 30, 2019, LRT service to NAIT station will be suspended due to critical infrastructure rehabilitation. To access the LRT from NAIT, please take routes 8 or 9 to Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre.
Belvedere Kiss & Ride Closed
The Belvedere Transit Centre Kiss & Ride will be closed from 9am to 3pm on weekdays beginning February 20 until late April to allow for the completion of construction work. The Kiss & Ride drop-off zone will still be available weekdays during peak hours and on weekends. An alternate drop-off zone is also available north of 129 Avenue at 58 Street.
Groat Road Detour
Starting Sunday December 2, 2018, Routes 128 and 130, as well as School Specials 725 and 757 will detour away from Groat Road until the completion of the Bridge and Road Renewal project in summer 2020. If you use these routes, please plan ahead.
Cannabis use on ETS - Know the Rules
Cannabis is now legal across Canada, but it's important to know the rules. In Edmonton, just like tobacco, cannabis cannot be consumed on buses or LRT, nor inside bus shelters, bus terminals, LRT stations or platforms. Full details about cannabis legalization in Edmonton
Corona Station Escalator Replacement
The escalator on the west side of the Corona Station platform is currently undergoing a complete replacement and will be out of service until August 2019. To access the station concourse, please use the stairs, elevators or escalators on the east side of the platform.
West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre Bus Ramp Area
If you require the ramp to board a bus at stops #5004 (routes 107 and 110), #5007 (routes 106 and 150) or #5008 (route 2), there are new blue Bus Ramp Area decals that ensure safe deployment and use of the bus ramp at these stops.
Transit Centre Improvements
Construction has begun to renew or replace the transit centres at Belvedere, Castle Downs and Jasper Place. Plan ahead and view on-site signage for any bus stops closures.