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Transit Strategic Plan

The Fredericton Transit Strategic Plan has been accepted by Fredericton City Council. The plan makes short, medium & long-term recommendations, based on public input, to improve transit service & grow ridership. No immediate rate or service changes will occur.

The plan is now available for review.

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The City of Fredericton has hired Stantec to prepare a Strategic Plan for Fredericton Transit.

The Strategic Plan will identify forward-thinking Transit system management strategies based on the Plan objectives which include:

  • Maximizing the efficiency of Fredericton Transit as a whole;
  • Assessing route performance and potential improvement options;
  • Investigating on-board technology to enhance service delivery;
  • Identifying future service requirements based on growth projections; and,
  • Evaluating current fare structure

The consultant will carry out research, review data, identify best practices, and gather community feedback, all of which will be compiled in a final draft report. The new Transit Strategic Plan will support the Community Goals identified in the Fredericton Growth Strategy.

About Fredericton Transit

Fredericton Transit provides an expansive public transit network for people living in the urban and suburban areas of the City of Fredericton. Fredericton Transit carried nearly 1.4 million passengers in 2016 (5,000 passenger trips per day on average), and operates 10 all-day service routes, and 2 routes operating exclusively to support peak-hour demand. Transfers between routes can be made at several key destinations in the City, including the Corbett Centre, Regent Mall and Kings Place. Fredericton Transit services other major destinations in the City including UNB, STU, and the Regent Mall. A Para Transit program consisting of 2 buses, along with a fleet of 28 low-floor buses, make public transit a feasible travel option for many.

About Stantec

Stantec is a Canadian-based global design firm with a local office in Fredericton.  The consulting company has a successful history of working with dozens of Canadian transit agencies including Halifax Transit, Whitehorse Transit, and the Toronto Transit Commission.