New service improvements to Guelph Transit routes 8, 19 and 99

Guelph, Ont., August 21, 2023 – We’re making some route adjustments starting September 3, 2023, as part of the Guelph Transit Future Ready Action Plan.

New route names

Guelph Transit is changing the route 8 name to align with industry standards; 8 Stone Road Mall will become 8 Janefield and will have a schedule change (more detail below).

Schedule and/or route name changes

Route New route name Route change
8 Stone Road Mall 8 Janefield Weekday service increasing from 30 minutes to 20-minute service between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Minor inbound route changes in the downtown

99 Mainline No change Weekday 9-minute a.m. and p.m. peak frequency returning September 2023 to May 2024
56 U Colonial No change Weekday service times will be shifting by 10 to 15 minutes, depending on time of day.

Route 56 U will depart University Centre every 20 minutes beginning at 7:10 a.m. until 5:50 p.m., and will depart every 30 minutes beginning at 6:15 p.m. and continue until 8:45 p.m.

Route changes

Route Route change
19 Hanlon Creek New route extension to Stone Road Mall via Woodland Glen Drive; no changes to hours or frequency
4 York Minor inbound route changes in the downtown; no changes to hours or frequency
5 Goodwin Minor route pattern adjustment; no changes to hours or frequency.

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For more information

Laura Bragues, Supervisor, Scheduling and Service Planning
Public Services, Guelph Transit
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2523
[email protected]