Calgary Transit to change up several bus routes next Monday

Dec 18 2019, 3:37 pm

Just when we thought taking public transportation couldn’t get any more tedious, the schedules decide to change on us.

There is a silver lining here, though, as some routes are also being added to help Calgarians get from A to B as quickly as possible.

The city revises the bus routes four times a year, making small adjustments here and the occasional big change there.

Many of the extensions being introduced this December 23 come due to the creation of the MAX Yellow line — the fourth addition to the MAX rapid bus system that was first implemented late last year.

Keep yourself informed on the comings and goings of bus schedules to ensure that you’re not – literally – left out in the cold.

Route Modifications

Route 3 Sandstone/Elbow Drive: To address operations issues, Route 3 will no longer travel along Bergen Rd NW and Bermuda Dr NW. Serves Sandstone, Beddington Shops, Centre St, Downtown, Elbow Dr and Heritage. Bus frequency on weekdays will be every 7-10 minutes during peak hours, and every 15 minutes during off-peak hours. View the route map and schedule.

Route 6 Killarney 26 Avenue: Serves Westhills Shopping Centre, 51 Street SW, 26 Avenue SW, 17 Avenue SW, Beltline and downtown. Bus frequency on weekdays will be every 15 minutes during peak hours, and 23-30 minutes during off-peak hours until 11:30 p.m. View the route map and schedule.

Route 7 Marda Loop: Serves 20 Street SW, Marda Loop, 14 Street SW, Beltline, downtown and 17 Avenue SW. Bus frequency will be every 10-15 minutes during peak hours, and 25-30 minutes during off-peak hours until midnight on weekdays and Saturdays, and 11:30 p.m. Sundays. View the route map and schedule.

Route 13 Altadore: Serves Westhills Shopping Centre, Mount Royal University, Altadore, Beltline and downtown. Bus frequency on weekdays and weekends will be every 15 minutes during peak hours, and 25-35 minutes during off-peak hours until midnight. View the route map and schedule.

Route 20 Heritage/Northmount: Service revised at Mount Royal University and Foothills Medical Centre. View the route map and schedule.

Route 44 Deer Ridge/Avenida: Serves Lake Fraser Drive, Avenida Shopping Centre, Canyon Meadows Drive SE, Deer Valley Mall, Queensland and Deer Ridge Bus frequency will be every 20 minutes during peak hours, and 40 minutes during off-peak hours until 7:15 p.m. weekdays and weekends. View the route map and schedule.

Route 56 Woodbine: Serves Anderson LRT Station, Woodlands, Woodbine, 24 Street SW, 90 Avenue SW and Heritage LRT Station. Bus frequency will be every 17 minutes during peak hours, and 35 minutes during off-peak hours until 1 a.m. weekdays and weekends. View the route map and schedule.

Route 81 Macleod Trail: Serves Southcentre, Southland LRT Station, Macleod Trail, Heritage LRT Station, Kingsland, Chinook LRT Station and Manchester Industrial. Bus frequency will be every 32 minutes during peak hours, and 45 minutes during off-peak hours until 7 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays. There will be no service on Sundays. View the route map and schedule.

Route 94 Strathcona/Westhills: Serves Strathcona Park, 69 Street LRT Station, Signal Hill and Westhills Shopping Centre. Bus frequency will be every 20 minutes during peak hours, and 30 minutes during off-peak hours until 12:30 a.m. weekdays and weekends. View the route map and schedule.

Route 149 Point Trotter: Serves Heritage LRT Station, Heritage Drive SE, Glenmore Business Park, Deerfoot Meadows, South Hill, South Foothills Industrial and Point Trotter Industrial. Bus frequency will be every 28 minutes during peak hours, and 40 minutes during off-peak hours until 7 p.m. weekdays and 6 p.m. weekends. View the route map and schedule.

Route 302 BRT Southeast: Service will be revised in East Village. Bus frequency will be every 10 minutes during peak hours, and 25 minutes during off-peak hours until 7 p.m. weekdays and 6 p.m. weekends. View the route map and schedule

Retired Routes

Route 16 Palliser: Replaced by Routes 95, 99, 125, and 126

Route 18 Lakeview: Replaced by Routes MAX Yellow and 66

Route 39 Acadia: Replaced by Routes 99, 106, and 149

Route 47 Lakeview: Replaced by Route 66

Route 63 Lakeview Express: Replaced by Route 66

Route 79 Acadia/Oakridge: Replaced by MAX Yellow and Routes 56, 95, 99, 125, and 126

Route 80 Oakridge/Acadia: Replaced by MAX Yellow and Routes 56, 95, 99, 125, and 126

Route 84 Palliser: Replaced by MAX Yellow and Routes 95, 99, 125, and 126

Route 107 South Calgary: Replaced by Routes 7 and 22

Route 112 Sarcee Road: Replaced by Routes 13, 22, and 66

Route 410 Glenmore Business Park: Replaced by Route 149

Route 411 East Calgary: Replaced by Route 101

Changed schedules and stops

Route 2 Mt. Pleasant / Killarney 17 Ave: Service frequency will be reduced from 9 minutes to every 12-13 minutes. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 9 Dalhousie / Chinook: Chinook Station stop will be moved from #6342 to #5553.

Route 10 City Hall – Southcentre: Schedule has been revised on weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Chinook Station stop will be moved from #5552 to #6342.  Please view the revised schedule.

Route 11 Southwest Loop: A 7:33 a.m. school trip will be added to leave Everstone Boulevard @ James McKevitt Road to Fish Creek Station. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 14 Bridlewood/Cranston: Schedule has been revised on weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 24 Ogden: Service frequency will be reduced from 16 minutes to every 19 minutes during rush hours. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 29 Queensland: Schedule has been revised. Headways have been adjusted from 30 minutes to every 35 minutes. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 38 Brentwood / Temple: The 3:12 p.m. trip has been moved to leave at 3:09 p.m. from Whitehorn Station to Brentwood Station. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 113 North Ranchlands-Scenic Acres: Schedule run times have been adjusted for better schedule adherence. Service frequency has been reduced from 15 minutes to every 22 minutes during AM/PM peak hours. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 123 Sage Hill / North Pointe: Service frequency will be reduced from 15 minutes to every 21 minutes during AM/PM peak hours. Late evening frequency after 6:30 p.m. will be reduced from every 35 minutes to every 37 minutes. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 124 Evanston: Service frequency will be reduced from 16 minutes to every 21 minutes during AM/PM peak hours. Late evening frequency after 7 p.m. will be reduced from every 35 minutes to every 37 minutes. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 127 Maryvale / Franklin Industrial: The 4:55 a.m. trip from Barlow Station has been adjusted to start at 5:08 a.m. from Marlborough Station.  Please view the revised schedule.

Route 135 36 Street SE / Erin Woods: Service frequency will be reduced from 15 minutes to every 22 minutes during AM/PM peak hours. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 149 Point Trotter: Schedule has been revised on weekdays and Saturdays. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 157 Stony Industrial / Saddletowne: A new stop #2860 has been added on northbound 14 Street @ Country Hills Boulevard N.E.

Route 161 Stoney Industrial / North Pointe: A new stop #2860 has been added on northbound 14 Street @ Country Hills Boulevard N.E.

Route 300 BRT Airport / City Centre: Midday service frequency will be reduced from 23 minutes to every 30 minutes. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 303 MAX Orange: Travel times between time points have been adjusted to improve on-time performance. Please view the revised schedule.

Route 306 MAX Teal: Service frequency will be reduced from 18 minutes to every 20 minutes during AM/PM peak hours. Midday service frequency has been reduced from 20 minutes to every 23 minutes. Run time and schedule have been revised for better schedule adherence. Please view the revised schedule.