News & Notices
On Monday, July 27, Colltrans and The Blue Mountain Link will be reinstating transit fare collection and front-door boarding for all riders.
Please take notice that there will be a temporary road closure on Simcoe Street between Hurontario Street and Ste. Marie Street and also Simcoe Street between Ste. Marie Street and St. Paul Street on Saturday, July 25 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM due to a pedestrian walkway pilot project to allow for additional space for pedestrians, cyclists, and business owners to offer their goods for sale or expand a patio.
Please take notice that as of Monday, July 13, 2020, when you use Collingwood public transit service, you will be required to wear a face covering.
Drivers are reminded to slow down, respect the speed limit, and stay alert. Now, more than ever, cyclists, pedestrians, and kids at play are finding opportunities to get outside and get active while practicing physical distancing.
The Town of Collingwood’s Transit Fleet Renewal & Replacement initiative has received $3.4M in project funding from the Federal and Provincial governments.
Please take notice that Collingwood Transit and the Blue Mountain Link will not be operating on Monday, May 18 due to regular statutory holiday scheduling. Otherwise, due to preventative measures being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 virus, Collingwood Transit will continue operating using the "Sunday Schedule" on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 (unless notice is provided otherwise).
Please take notice that due to preventative measures being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 virus, effective Monday, March 23, 2020, Collingwood Transit will be operating its Sunday Schedule on all 7 days of the week.
Effective Friday, March 20, Collingwood and Blue Mountains Transit passengers are asked to board and exit buses using the back doors. Passengers with accessibility needs can continue to use the front doors for boarding and exiting, but are asked to limit their interactions and maintain physical separation from bus operators.
Collingwood Transit will not be accepting cash fares or paper transfers from passengers boarding at the back of the bus, and passengers will not be required to tap their transit passes at this time.
Only use the transit system for essential and necessary travel. Please exercise social distancing and self-isolation. Do not board the bus if you are experiencing symptoms such as cough, fever, or difficulty breathing.
The Town of Collingwood will continue to operate Public Transit this week (March 16 to 21) with normal service hours and routes unless notified otherwise. The Town of Collingwood is in contact with other local transit agencies as well as transit agencies within the GTHA to determine the status of operations of transit. Currently, transit services within the province are still in operation, with larger transit agencies reducing service in some areas. The TTC has advised that Toronto Public Health considers public transit as Low-Risk for contacting Covid-19, however, it is recommended that public transit be used only if absolutely necessary. The Town will follow the direction of local health officials if the risk of riding public transit changes.
Please take notice that Transit delays are expected on Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29 as winter road conditions worsen. Transit will remain in operation unless otherwise posted on the Town’s website. Please use care and caution when standing at bus stops as Public Works crews continue to clear roads and sidewalks. We appreciate your patience.