Current news and events with the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS).
February Service Changes
Starting Sunday February 10, there will be minor schedule adjustments on more than 30 bus routes to improve service efficiency, reliability and connections. Plan ahead by double checking your arrival and departure times.
Family Day Service
Monday February 18 is Family Day, and ETS will be operating on modified Saturday schedules.
School Break Service
School Specials and bus routes for post-secondary service will be suspended to accommodate lower ridership demand during Reading Week, Teachers’ Convention and Spring Break.
Silver Skate Shuttle Service
On February 9-10 and 16-18, free ETS shuttle service will be available to and from the Silver Skate Festival at Hawrelak Park! This year, service will begin even earlier with shuttles running each day beginning at 9am.
Century Park Transit Centre
On March 1, 2019, the City will surrender roughly 450 reserved paid Park & Ride stalls back to the landowner, Century Park Developments Ltd. The City will operate 390 remaining parking stalls for free on a first come first served basis. Customers who currently pay for a City-operated reserved stall have the option to contact the developer directly (780-414-8888) to make independent arrangements at the developer's private Park & Ride, or attempt to use the City-operated free parking.
2019 Single Cash Fare Adjustment
Effective February 1, 2019, a single cash fare will be adjusted to $3.50. All other fare products, including ticket booklets and monthly and annual passes will remain at 2018 prices.
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
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.