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Fredericton Transit Seating Capacity Reduced By COVID-19 Orange Phase

Effective January 27, 2021, Fredericton Transit will be returning to reduced seating capacity associated with the GNB Orange Phase COVID-19 Recovery Plan:

  • Masks continue to be mandatory in accordance with Provincial recovery guidelines;
  • Transit passenger loads are limited to 50% of seated capacity (up to 15-20 passengers permitted depending on the seat configuration of each bus);
  • When boarding, choose an open seat.  Seats marked as “closed” should not be used at this time.  Most aisle seats are blocked.
  • Passenger use of buses will continue to be monitored and overflow buses will be available if required.
  • No schedule changes are planned at this time, with Fredericton Transit continuing to offer an hourly service schedule

***For more information on the Province of New Brunswick’s COVID-19 recovery phases, click here.


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For more, click here or see the video below.



Fredericton Transit introduces Accessible Transit

Fredericton Transit is taking the next step in supporting the traveling needs of all residents.  As part of the new service, ramps are installed on all busses allowing passengers with mobility devices to enter a bus. As well, they will be able to take advantage of dedicated priority space on the bus they travel on.  For more, click here.


COVID-19

Fredericton Transit continues to operate.  Monitor this page for changes or updates related to COVID.  Fredericton Transit and the City of Fredericton are following the lead of the Chief Medical Officer of New Brunswick in response to COVID-19.  The safety of our passengers continues to be our priority.  We have implemented the following steps to reduce potential risk and spread of COVID-19:

  1. In addition to our regular cleaning program, we have increased the cleaning of high touch surfaces;
  2. Additional improvements are underway to further increase the frequency of cleaning high touch surfaces while buses are in service;
  3. Transit Operators have been advised to wash their hands whenever possible, to wear gloves if they choose, and to take precautionary steps according to the provincial Department of Health’s recommendations;
  4. Signage has been placed on buses advising passengers to exercise safe social distancing by maintaining a 2-metre distance from Transit Operators while buses are in service; and,
  5. Hand sanitizer dispensers have been ordered and will be installed at the entrance of buses for public use.

About Fredericton Transit

A hallmark of modern, forward-thinking cities is the provision of viable transportation alternatives. When residents can choose from a number of transportation options—choices beyond driving—the city becomes more vibrant, diverse, and healthy. It’s why effective, efficient, enjoyable public transit is a top priority for the City of Fredericton.

The City of Fredericton Transit Division operates 28 buses on twelve routes, running Monday to Saturday, from 6:15 am until 11:00 pm (except on Holidays). The focus of Fredericton’s transit service is safe, reliable, and convenient transit for all residents.

In addition to standard route service, the Transit Division operates chartered busing to various school, tour, and conference groups in and around Fredericton, and a parallel service, Para Transit, for persons with mobility challenges.