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In the interest of public health, North Bay Transit suspended fare collection on March 20. Since that time, North Bay Transit has implemented a number of health and safety protocols and will be re-introducing fare collection on Monday, June 15, 2020.
When boarding a North Bay Transit bus, you will notice some changes. Buses are now equipped with a barrier separating our operators and passengers. Buses will also have a limit of 15 passengers. This will be done to maintain a safe environment for everybody and allow people to maintain social distance.
On June 1, 2020, pass sales will resume at the transit terminal. On June 15, North Bay Transit will resume collecting fares on transit and parabuses. Exact change will be accepted as usual on buses. For conventional transit, when paying with a single trip pass or a 10-trip pass, please display the pass to the operator and follow the instructions of the bus operator and the signs posted on the bus. Users of the Parabus system are asked to also follow the instructions of the operators when paying fares. March monthly passes will be accepted for the month of June. June monthly passes will be sold at the transit terminal for the following prices:
In addition, if you choose to use North Bay Transit or Parabus services, we recommend that you do not board the bus if you are feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19. Please respect social distancing recommendations of health professionals and leave space between yourself and other transit riders. Following these recommendations will support the health and safety of Transit users and operators and mitigate the transmission of the COVID-19 virus.
We look forward to continuing to safely serve our community.
North Bay Transit continues to operate on a reduced Saturday schedule from Monday to Saturday in response to customer demand.
Buses on Sunday will remain operating on a Sunday schedule. This adjustment represents a reduction of three hours of service. The MyRideNBT app will update to reflect the changes.
Last buses leaving the terminal will depart between 7:50 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.
1a COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY via ALGONQUIN 20:00
1b CAMPUS SPECIAL 20:15
2 MARSHALL PARK 20:30
3 SKI CLUB/PINEWOOD 20:45
4 JUNCTION 20:00
5 GRANITEVILLE 19:50
6 HORNELL/CFB 20:30
7 BIRCHAVEN/TROUT LAKE 20:20
North Bay Transit remains operational, providing essential transportation throughout the City of North Bay. During this time, patrons are asked to limit all travel on North Bay Transit buses to essential trips.
The public lobby at the bus terminal will be open from 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday and will be closed on Saturday and Sunday until further notice. The terminal will have staff on duty sanitizing and cleaning during the hours that it remains open.
We are asking all staff and customers to respect the two-metre (approximately six feet) social distance between all other people at bus stops, inside buses, and at the transit terminal. We ask that anybody who is ill or showing symptoms of COVID-19 not board the bus and for those who have recently traveled to follow the Government of Canada’s recommendations for self-isolation. We also encourage anybody that uses the buses to practice good hygiene, and to follow hand washing recommendations and all other recommendations of the Nipissing Parry Sound District Health Unit, which can be found at the following link: https://www.myhealthunit.ca/en/health-topics/coronavirus.asp
We encourage any questions or concerns to be forwarded to [email protected] or to our information line at 705-474-0419.