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Transit & Getting Around

There are many options and services available to help you get around Thunder Bay. Our bus service is 100% accessible for mobility devices. Our Parking authority provides places to park. Our Roads and Engineering Divisions work together to maintain your roads and give you updates on road works. We are actively working on building more trails and supporting active transportation.

Thunder Bay Transit is your best way to get around Thunder Bay. Safe, reliable, economical and environment-Picture of bus stop at InterCity Shopping Centrefriendly, transit buses can take you virtually anywhere within urban Thunder Bay. Operating with a fleet of 49 buses on 14 routes, our service runs from about 6 am to after midnight in most areas. Approximately 90 percent of the city is within 400 metres of a bus stop. Visit the Thunder Bay Transit Home Page to find out more about schedules, routes and other information.

Parking meterThe Parking Authority operates off street parking lots, parking structures and metered, on-street parking spaces. All City of Thunder Bay parking metres accept coins or parking cards. Parking cards are available from the Parking Authority. More

Road Work
Road Construction SignEach year, the City resurfaces or reconstructs roads. Our Road Work ahead section of the website provides residents with updates on this year's road work plans and construction projects.  

Active Transportation Plan
The City's Engineering & Operations Division and Parks Section have developed a comprehensive Active Transportation plan aimed at making Thunder Bay one of the most bikeable and walkable communities in Canada. Learn more about this plan and its implementation. more

Recreational Trails
Parkdale Recreation Trail The City of Thunder Bay has 36 kilometres of paved recreational trails for public enjoyment. Most of the recreational trails are plowed in the winter providing a year-round recreation resource to residents and visitors. 

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