Swift Transit...Welcome Aboard!
Swift Transit provides fast, safe, reliable and affordable transportation. Whether you're a new user or a regular, we invite you to enjoy the ride! Swift Transit's route through the City provides access to businesses, major attractions, hospital and shopping destinations in one reliable schedule - with your comfort and convenience in mind.Swift Transit is ready to welcome you.
Quick Questions and Answers
How does the service work?
Swift Transit travels on a scheduled, fixed route, picking up and dropping off customers at designated bus stops at key locations and near places like senior centres, shopping malls, major attractions and Cypress Regional Hospital. See Map below for a Bus Stop near you...
The “HUB” or Downtown Transfer Station is the point where the bus crosses through downtown and riders can either continue along the main route, or transfer to or from a shuttle bus, to reach their destination.
The shuttle service is designed for riders who are located outside of walking distance (approximately 450 metres, any direction) from a bus stop within the fixed route zone. This service will drop riders at the downtown HUB, where they can connect to the fixed service and carry on to their destination. If their destination lies outside of walking distance of the fixed route, the shuttle will drop them at their desired destination.
What if I’m located away from the main route?
The main bus route covers a zone down the middle of the city from north to south. Anyone located outside of walking distance (approximately 450 metres, any direction, from a bus stop) to this zone can connect to the main route by shuttle bus, or continue on the shuttle if their destination is outside the zone as well.
Call 306-770-2263 to arrange shuttle bus service.
What if I can’t walk to a bus stop?
If you have mobility issues, you may be eligible to use Access Transit services. Call Access Transit at 306-773-2076 to make arrangements. The fare for a one-way trip is $3.00.
*** NEW HOURS *** Access Transit operates:
- Mon-Fri 8:00am to 6:00pm
- Saturday 8:00am to 9:00pm
- Sunday 8:30am to 2:30pm
Swift Transit operates:
• Monday to Saturday from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM (the last run beginning at 6:00 PM),
• No service on Sunday or Statutory Holidays
What is the cost of the service?
• $3.00 for one-way trip – please have exact change
• $30.00 for a 10 trip punch pass - available at City Hall OR from bus driver if you have exact change
• $75.00 Monthly Pass – available for purchase at City Hall
Children ages 6-12 can ride for $1.00 each way and the service is free for children under 6 years old. Children under 6 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible attendant at all times.
Who operates the service?
A two-year partnership with the Saskatchewan Abilities Council was approved at the January 5, 2015 City Council meeting, with the Abilities Council operating both the Access Transit and public transit system.
This partnership provides opportunities for local adults and children with disabilities and enhance their independence and participation in the community.
Why choose the Saskatchewan Abilities Council as the operator of the service?
The Abilities Council successfully operates public transit services for other cities, such as Yorkton, and has been delivering Access Transit to our community for over 30 years.
What if I have additional questions or concerns?
Our Swift Transit Customer Service representatives are here to help! Please call 306-770-2263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you.