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Bus service to SaskTel Centre

August 8, 2022 - 11:33am

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August 8, 2022 - 11:30am

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Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see The Lumineers at  SaskTel Centre  on Tuesday, August 9, is available at the following times:  

  • 5:45 p.m. 
  • 6:25 p.m. 

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal and regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Fare can be purchased on your mobile phone using either the TGo or transit app, transfers and passes are also accepted.   
 
Plan your trip to events at SaskTel Centre on Route 333 using the Transit  app up to two weeks in advance! Check out the Transit+ feature that helps make connections that combine Transit with OnDemand Transit, riide, and Uber. Transit does the work so you can travel with ease! Download the Transit app from the Apple Store or Google Play.   
 
Transit service times for special events at SaskTel Centre and other popular destinations can always be found at SaskatoonTransit.ca/plan-my-trip/popular-destinations. Experience the convenience of using Saskatoon Transit to attend all your favourite events.  

FREE Transit service to and from Saskatoon EX

August 8, 2022 - 8:22am

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August 8, 2022 - 8:15am

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Saskatoon Transit has again partnered with the Saskatoon EX to offer free Transit service to Superpass holders during the Exhibition, August 9-14, 2022.  

Saskatoon Transit will also provide FREE service to children 10 & under on Wednesday and older adults 65+ on Thursday.  

Service on Sunday night* will be extended with three special service routes from the Exhibition loop on the west side of Lorne Avenue, just south of Ruth Street.   

Bus #1 – to Downtown & Lawson Mall at 9:30pm, 10:15pm, 11:00pm & 11:45pm  
Bus #2 – to Market Mall, Centre Mall & University Heights at 9:45pm, 10:30pm & 11:15pm 
Bus #3 – to Confederation & Downtown at 9:15pm, 10:00pm, 10:45pm & 11:30pm  

Taking Transit is a great way to avoid the traffic and parking. Riders can plan their route to and from the EX using the Transit app (or Google Maps on desktop). *Sunday night service will not be visible on trip planning apps.  

Questions can be addressed to Transit Customer Service at 306-975-3100 transit.services@saskatoon.ca. 

Adjusted holiday hours & civic services for Saskatchewan Day, Monday, August 1

July 28, 2022 - 4:45pm

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July 28, 2022 - 4:45pm

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The City of Saskatoon will have a number of adjusted civic services and hours of operation on Saskatchewan Day. Wondering what’s open or closed? See full details on the City’s website.

From point A to point B: Transit launches NEW OnDemand Transit service

July 28, 2022 - 10:32am

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July 28, 2022 - 10:30am

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Residents of Saskatoon will soon be able to request public transit service using the Saskatoon Transit OnDemand app from designated stops to the nearest transit hub and vice-versa. The OnDemand Transit (ODT) service will connect the new neighbourhoods of Brighton/Rosewood, North Kensington and Blairmore with fixed route service, to fill service gaps in those areas.

“This is all about service,” says Tracey Davis, Interim Director, Saskatoon Transit.

“We want to provide people with as much flexibility as possible - especially in developing neighbourhoods where full public transit options don’t yet exist. Our OnDemand Transit service is just the thing to meet this challenge head on.”

The new ODT service will begin August 2 and will be fully integrated with the current fixed-route transit system. OnDemand will also be available in Transit, Saskatoon Transit’s all-in-one app to plan, track and pay for rides. Thanks to this integration, riders can, for the first-time plan trips that combine Saskatoon's OnDemand and fixed-route services. Passengers can plan a trip in Transit to their destination using a combination of OnDemand and fixed-route service, then link directly to the Saskatoon OnDemand app to request their ride. Trips can be requested in multiple ways: the Saskatoon Transit OnDemand mobile app, website, or phone (306-975-3100).

To make this all work in a coordinated effort is new AI technology paired with an app that allows trips to be booked in real time, or up to two weeks before riding. Spots can also be reserved for wheelchairs and bikes.

“The software is brilliant,” says Davis. “We’re able to connect buses directly to our customers when they need it, and to route the bus efficiently from rider pickup to drop-off.”

The new service to launch August 2, 2022, will connect Brighton/Rosewood, North Kensington and Blairmore to transit hubs Monday to Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bus service to SaskTel Centre

July 22, 2022 - 8:35am

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July 22, 2022 - 8:30am

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Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see One Bad Son at SaskTel Centre  on Saturday, July 23, is available at the following times: 

  • 5:45 p.m. 
  • 6:05 p.m. 
  • 6:25 p.m. 
  • 6:45 p.m. 
  • 7:05 p.m. 

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal and regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Fare can be purchased on your mobile phone using either the TGo or transit app, transfers and passes are also accepted.  
 
Plan your trip to events at SaskTel Centre on Route 333 using the Transit  app up to two weeks in advance! Check out theTransit+feature that helps make connections that combine Transit with riide and Uber. Transit does the work so you can travel with ease! Download the Transit app from the Apple Store or Google Play.  
 
Transit service times for special events at SaskTel Centre and other popular destinations can always be found at SaskatoonTransit.ca/plan-my-trip/popular-destinationsExperience the convenience of using Saskatoon Transit to attend all your favourite events.

Transit Customer Service Centre remains closed until Monday

July 20, 2022 - 3:36pm

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July 20, 2022 - 3:30pm

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Saskatoon Transit Customer Service Centre will remain closed to walk-in customers until Monday, July 25, due to unforeseen circumstances. The Customer Service Centre info-line (306.975.3100) will continue to be available from 7:00AM – 7:00PM. 

Stay connected with Saskatoon Transit:  

Fare products are available for purchase on mobile devices through either the TGo or Transit app. Fare products are also available at any of Saskatoon Transit’s vendor locations. 

Bus service to SaskTel Centre

July 18, 2022 - 8:19am

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July 18, 2022 - 8:15am

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Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see John Fogerty at  SaskTel Centre  on Tuesday, July 19, is available at the following times: 

  • 6:45 p.m. 
  • 7:25 p.m. 

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal and regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Fare can be purchased on your mobile phone using either the TGo or transit app, transfers and passes are also accepted.  
 
Plan your trip to events at SaskTel Centre on Route 333 using the Transit  app up to two weeks in advance! Check out the Transit+ feature that helps make connections that combine Transit with riide and Uber. Transit does the work so you can travel with ease! Download the Transit app from the Apple Store or Google Play.  
 
Transit service times for special events at SaskTel Centre and other popular destinations can always be found at SaskatoonTransit.ca/plan-my-trip/popular-destinations. Experience the convenience of using Saskatoon Transit to attend all your favourite events.  

Transit Customer Service Centre Closed Monday – Wednesday

July 17, 2022 - 11:32am

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July 17, 2022 - 11:30am

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Saskatoon Transit Customer Service Centre will be closed to walk-in customers Monday, July 18 through to Wednesday, July 20, due to unforeseen circumstances. The Customer Service Center info-line (306.975.3100) will continue to be available from 7:00AM – 7:00PM.

Stay connected with Saskatoon Transit:

Fare products are available for purchase on mobile devices through either the TGo or Transit app or at any of Saskatoon Transit’s vendor locations.

The Customer Service Centre is expected to resume walk-in hours on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

Bus service to SaskTel Centre

July 15, 2022 - 8:28am

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July 15, 2022 - 8:30am

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Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see Loud Luxury at  SaskTel Centre  on Friday, July 15, is available at the following times:  

  • 6:15 p.m. 
  • 6:35 p.m. 
  • 6:55 p.m. 
  • 7:15 p.m. 
  • 7:35 p.m. 

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal and regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Fare can be purchased on your mobile phone using either the TGo or transit app, transfers and passes are also accepted.   
 
Plan your trip to events at SaskTel Centre on Route 333 using the Transit  app up to two weeks in advance! Check out the Transit+ feature that helps make connections that combine Transit with riide and Uber. Transit does the work so you can travel with ease! Download the Transit app from the Apple Store or Google Play.   
 
Transit service times for special events at SaskTel Centre and other popular destinations can always be found at SaskatoonTransit.ca/plan-my-trip/popular-destinations. Experience the convenience of using Saskatoon Transit to attend all your favourite events.  

City releases 2021 Service, Savings, Sustainability (SSS) Report

July 13, 2022 - 4:53pm

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July 13, 2022 - 4:45pm

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Every year, the City of Saskatoon produces its Service, Savings and Sustainability (SSS) Report. The report focuses on the preceding calendar year and highlights the ways City employees worked to capture savings, enhance services for residents, and make improvements in the area of sustainability.

“The theme of the 2021 report is 2021: Resilience & Readiness,” says Celene Anger, the City’s Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. “We wanted to tell the story of how we worked together to continue delivering and improving programs and services in the second year of a global pandemic, all while working to keep residents and staff safe.”

Initiatives featured in the 2021 report include:

  • Doubling minor sidewalk repairs
  • City Hall Lobby reconfigured to prioritize customer experience
  • Improvements to Saskatoon.ca to make it more mobile friendly
  • Reintroduction of prescribed fires to help ecological health
  • LED street light upgrade completed
  • Solid Waste Reduction & Diversion Plan unveiled
  • Facility improvements to increase energy efficiency
  • Use of recycled asphalt
  • ePermitting improvements for building and development permits

The 2021 Service, Savings and Sustainability (SSS) Report reflects the City’s year-over-year commitment to find savings, explore and take on new challenges, and find practical, forward-thinking solutions to meet the changing needs of the community.

“At the City of Saskatoon, we have a strong commitment to continuous improvement and are always looking for new ways to improve performance and deliver value for taxpayer dollars,” says Anger.

The 2021 SSS Report will be presented as an information item at the Governance and Priorities Committee meeting on Monday, July 18. The report is available now at saskatoon.ca/SSSreport.

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