NOTICE (December 3, 2020): Ace Cabs Accessible Taxi Service will be back in full operation for members of the community.
- Passengers and drivers are required to wear non-medical masks or face coverings. While masks or face coverings will be required, we understand there are circumstance for children and people with disabilities, or other medical conditions, that prevent them from wearing a mask.
- Masks are required in the Downtown Transit Terminal.
- Maintain physical distance between people whenever possible.
- Remove all personal belongings and waste upon departure.
- Sneeze into elbow, use hand sanitizer, and wash hands properly.
- Do not take transit if you are feeling sick with fever, cough, or have been exposed to anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Hand sanitizer stations are available on the bus and are recommended to be used when boarding the bus. Passengers are asked to obey all signage on the bus as they have been posted as a reminder to follow all protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Colltrans will continue to operate on the Sunday schedule until further notice. The Blue Mountain Link will operate on its normal schedule. Please note there is no Colltrans Service on any statutory holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Crosstown Route
- East Route
- West Route
- Travel Times Across Municipalities
- South Georgian Bay Regional Transit Map (PDF)
- Town of Collingwood Transit Map (PDF)
Effective August 6, 2019 the Wasaga Beach Link was assumed by the County of Simcoe. For more details and information on schedules and fares, please go to the Simcoe County LINX website.
Colltrans, the Town of Collingwood's public transit system, provides a convenient alternative to driving within Collingwood. There are three regularly scheduled transit routes and the frequency of pickup at the terminal is every thirty minutes. The Colltrans terminal is located on the corner of Second Street and Pine Street adjacent to the municipal parking lot at 100 Pine Street. Currently the terminal is located outdoors and has two shelters as well as public washroom facilities.
Bus service operates on all days except statutory holidays. Buses are fully accessible and can be used for wheelchairs, motorized scooters, pull behind shopping carts, as well as strollers. The buses are all equipped with a passenger side access ramp which is available for use upon request as well as Q-STRAINT securement. All buses are outfitted with bike racks which are available for use at no extra charge.
Do you have a request for a stop or shelter? Visit Stop and Shelter Design Guidelines to learn about our selection process.
Contact Colltrans Phone: 705-446-1196
Fares as of Monday May 5, 2014.
Seniors (60 & over)/Students: $1.50
Children (5 & under): Free
Red Cross Para-Transit: $2.00 (one-way)
Seniors (60 & over)/Students: $30.00
Collingwood/Blue Mountains link: $40.00
Collingwood/Wasaga Beach link: click here
Red Cross Para Transit
Operates Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact 705-721-3313 x 5206 to apply for eligibility and arrange for service. Fares within Collingwood are $2.00 for a one way trip and $4.00 roundtrip. Riders are asked to try and book three days in advance, however emergency bookings can be made.
In Collingwood there are two buses in operation during operating hours. The first is a 2007 converted GMC van with a rear entry lift. The van can accomodate two accessible passengers at a time. The bus is equipped with a RICON lift and Q-Straint securement which is a five point securement system.
The second bus is a cutaway style 2009 Ford Diamond Coach with seating for up to five wheelchairs and 14 ambulatory positions. The bus is equipped with a RICON lift and Q-Straint securement which is a five point securement system.
Detailed information on accessibility equipment can be made upon request by emailing Collingwood Transit
Ace Cabs Accessible Taxi Service
As of December 3, 2020, the Collingwood Accessible Taxi service will be back in full operation for the members of the community. On November 23, 2020 Council Resolved to approach Ace Cabs to negotiate a short-term agreement to continue the operations of the Accessible Taxi service in the short term.
The Town will continue to take steps to ensure that the service level will be maintained for the long term by issuing a Request for Information to gauge market interest and secure a permanent operation contract for all accessible service within the Town of Collingwood.
The Town of Collingwood, in partnership with Ace Cabs will continue the operation of this service to the community until an open market procurement process has been completed.