Report Safety Concerns on Public Transit

Lisa C. Community, Newcomer Information

Calgary Transit runs a Transit Watch program. Through this program, people taking buses or C-Train can report safety concerns by text messages. How does it work? Send a text message to 74100 with your immediate safety/security concern. * If it’s an emergency, please dial 9-1-1. Provide as much detail as possible: Who? What? When? Where? How? Calgary Transit staff will …

New Public Transit Investments across Canada

Lisa C. Uncategorized

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has recently announced new public transit investments across Canada to build strong communities fight climate change create new jobs The investments of $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next 8 years include permanent funding of $3 billion per year for Canadian communities beginning in 2026-27. The investments announced will be used for subways …

Recent Changes to City Services and Facilities

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Based on the new provincewide public health measures & restrictions announced on December 8, some services offered by the City of Calgary are being temporarily impacted. Public Transit Bus services and C-Train are open but running with a reduced number of trips and frequency. Get the latest updates on changes to Calgary Transit service. Watch our Smart Tips video and …

Calgary Transit Holiday Service

Michelle Mak Accessibility, COVID-19, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

With Christmas and New Years coming up quick, Calgary Transit has adjusted their hours to accommodate the holidays. Saturday, Dec 25 FREE SERVICE ALL DAYC-trains running every 15 minutesC-trains running every 30 minutes from 10 PM – 2:30 AMBus: Service every 20-45 minutes on Routes 1, 3, 8, 9, 14, 38, 43, 100, 300, 301, 302, MAX Orange, MAX Yellow, MAX Teal and MAX Purple. Sunday, Dec 26 Sunday level of service for both trains and buses. …

Calgary Transit – On Demand Transit

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information

Starting this month, Calgary Transit will be starting an on-demand transit system in six communities – Aspen Woods, Christie Park, Strathcona Park, Signal Hill, Springbank Hill and Discovery Ridge. The previous community shuttles have all been removed and replaced with the on-demand transit system. This change was done so in response to low ridership on these routes. The new system …

Calgary Transit: Thanksgiving Weekend

Michelle Mak Accessibility, Daily Life, Newcomer Information

Calgary Transit has adjusted their service levels for the Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday, October 10 through Monday, October 12. On Monday, October 12, Calgary transit will be running Sunday level of service, but October 10 – October 11 will have normal weekend service. Their customer service hours of operation have also adjusted due to the Thanksgiving weekend, to find out the …

Alberta Government To Support Edmonton-Calgary Hyperloop

Lisa C. Settlement & Community News, Updates

A round-trip drive between Edmonton and Calgary usually takes six hours. Can you imagine making it within one hour or even just 30 minutes? It might not sound so impossible with the Edmonton-Calgary hyperloop project. Canadian hyperloop company Transpod has entered a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Alberta government. The government will provide some supports to the feasibility …

Wear a Mask & Enjoy August Long Weekend Safely

Lisa Cai Community, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Updates

The first Monday in August is Heritage Day! It’s an optional holiday in Alberta, but if you are getting an extra day off on August 3, 2020, please make sure you enjoy your long weekend safely and responsibly! In the most recent update delivered by Dr. Hinshaw (our chief medical officer) on July 30, 113 additional cases have been identified. …

How to Use Calgary Transit My Fare App

Lisa Cai Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Settlement News, Updates

On July 1, Calgary Transit has launched a mobile ticketing app called My Fare. Never need to line up again to buy transit tickets and passes! You can now do it anytime from anywhere using your smartphones. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use this app: Download My Fare for free from Google Play Store. Note that as of …