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Single and Double-digit Routes
These routes travel from one area of the city to another.
- Frequent routes are single digits (for example routes 1-9)
- Crosstown routes are double-digits that start with 5 (for example routes 51-56)
These are routes that operate in one area of the city (for example routes 121, 512).
- Local and community routes have 3 digits
- Routes in the north start with a 1
- Routes in the southeast start with a 5
- Routes in the southwest start with a 7
- Routes in the west start with a 9
Regional routes will continue to use the same route numbers that they have.
Routes with an X
- Twelve rapid routes which are express routes (for example route 910x)
- These routes have fewer stops and carry suburban commuters to downtown destinations
Routes with A's and B's
These routes have branches, which are segments of a route (for example routes 1A, 12B).
- Some branches take slightly different paths during part of the trip
- Some branches travel a short section of the main route
- Some branches only operate at certain times of the day or week
Check your schedules and the destination sign on the front of the bus to make sure you’re getting on the right one. If you’re not sure, ask the Operator.
School Special Routes (600-Series)
- School special routes will be numbered in the 600s
- These routes will only operate on school days
All ETS customers can ride these buses but make sure you check the schedules first so you know where it goes.
Late Night Owl Service
Routes that operate until approximately 3am, 7 days a week.
- Route 2-OWL — Clareview to West Edmonton Mall
- Route 4 — Lewis Farms to Capilano
- Route 8 — University to Abbottsfield
- Route 9-OWL — Eaux Claires to Century Park
- Route 510X — Downtown to Mill Woods
Bus Stop Signs
How to read the new bus stop signs.