Transit Cape Breton offers several summer promotions

June 29, 2017

SYDNEY, NS – A special bus route to the Fortress of Louisbourg is now in operation. The Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Transit Cape Breton, in partnership with Parks Canada are pleased to offer citizens a free bus to and from the Fortress, five days a week until September 4, 2017.

The bus to the Fortress of Louisbourg departs Dorchester St. in Sydney twice daily at 8:05 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The bus will also depart The Parks Canada Visitor Centre, Fortress of Louisbourg back to Dorchester St. at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on those days.  This bus is free to everyone with their 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass.

As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, Transit Cape Breton will also provide a special Canada Day Service this Saturday, July 1, 2017.  As part of the Canada Day service Route 1 (Sydney - Glace Bay), Route 5 (Sydney - Sydney Mines), Route 8 (Whitney Pier), Route 9 (Sydney - New Waterford) and Route 10-13 (George St./Alexandra St.) will all offer daytime service beginning at 11:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m. There will also be a special Canada Day bus from Dorchester St. in Sydney to Petersfield Park in Wesmount, departing every half hour from 11:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 also kicks off Transit Cape Breton’s Loonie Fare summer promotion. Citizens can ride the bus one way for only $1.00 until September 1, 2017.

For the full Canada Day Schedule visit www.cbrm.ns.ca/transit. Citizens are encouraged to follow CBRM social media for summer transit helpful tips and other special promotions.