Transit schedule changes in new year
December 30, 2022
Transit Cape Breton is making schedule changes to better serve riders in 2023.
Changes include extended Saturday Service on Route 1 on Saturdays between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in addition to the regularly scheduled Route 1. This was to address higher demand for service on Saturday.
Due to increased ridership seeking service to Cineplex and the large number of crowds gathering at stops on Prince Street near Boston Pizza and BMO, Transit Cape Breton has added a new route and stop to CBU Express. CBU Express will leave the transfer hub on George Street, travel Pitt to Esplanade, Dorchester Street to George Street to Ferry Street. From Ferry St., it will turn onto Stable Dr. / Inglis Street and patrons seeking service at Cineplex will have a new stop on Inglis Street located adjacent to the CBRM Parks and Grounds Building and Cineplex. CBU Express will get back on route from there via Prince Street. Between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., the CBU Express will stop at the Mayflower Mall and Walmart.
Transit Cape Breton is also increasing service to New Waterford. Throughout the day, Transit Cape Breton will provide hourly service, and there will be four trips daily where Route 9 makes a trip to downtown Sydney.
ADDITIONAL SERVICE CHANGES:
ROUTE 3: A small timing adjustment on Route 3 to better coordinate timing with Route 1. Route 3 transfers passengers onto Route 1 (GB to Sydney) at Station Street. That stop will now be timed at 13 minutes past the hour (changed from 15 minutes past the hour). Route 3 & 4 will extend hours on Saturday until 6:30 p.m., previously was 4:00 p.m.
Route 11: Route 11 makes one last trip of Ashby area only at 9pm. It previously did a 9pm run to the shopping malls.
Route 12: Timing changes only. Scheduled stop is two minutes later leaving Cabot House for Sydney River, and three minutes earlier leaving Cabot House for downtown Sydney.
Cape Breton Post ad with transit schedule notices (PDF)