Service changes affecting schedules for Brampton transit amid COVID-19 outbreak
Services changes will be in effect for Brampton Transit until further notice, effective Monday, May 4, 2020, as a response to COVID-19.
Bus service will be changed as follows to ensure Brampton Transit is serving its community safely during the COVID-19 emergency.
Additional service and increased frequency on the routes below will be reintroduced to help support access to healthcare facilities and employment areas in Brampton, as well as to improve access and connections to other Brampton Transit services.
Routes 511/511A Zum Steeles and 7/7A Kennedy will increase frequency from every 20 minutes to every 10 minutes weekday mornings from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and afternoons from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Route 8 Centre has added Saturday service.
14/14A Torbram will increase frequency to every 10 minutes weekday mornings from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and afternoons from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Route 18 Dixie will increase frequency from every 15 minutes to every seven minutes weekday mornings from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and afternoons from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Route 20/20A East Industrial is back in service from Monday to Friday.
Routes 29 Williams Parkway, 1 McVean and 51 Hereford have added service from Monday to Saturday midday (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) with no Sunday service.
Route 52 McMurchy has added Saturday and Sunday service.
Route 60 Mississauga has added service from Monday to Friday midday (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.).
Senior ID and Veteran cards are not being issued due to COVID-19 so customers can continue to use their expired cards until further notice.
As a reminder, Customer Service counters at terminals are closed.
Beginning on May 4, terminal building hours at Bramalea, Brampton Gateway and Downtown Terminals will be changed to 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
An enhanced cleaning and sanitizing schedule remains in effect amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
It is Brampton Transit's goal to disinfect all hard surfaces, operator compartments and seats every 48 hours and buses are currently sanitized every 24 hours.
Facilities and terminals that have hard surfaces are wiped down and sanitized on a daily basis.
Riders are encouraged to carry their own personal disinfectant when travelling, such as hand sanitizers and are reminded to wash their hands often.
The City of Brampton is working closely with its partners at Peel Public Health and the Brampton Emergency Management Office to continue to monitor risks.
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