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 Detours

Walsh Street Closure

Beginning July 15 until July 19 Walsh St between James St and Kingsway Ave will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM each day. Due to this, the following detour will be in place: 

RouteDetourDetour Map
8 - James
  • To Intercity/College
    • Walsh, Left Kingsway, Right Empire, Right Edward,
      Left Isabella, Right James 
  • To City Hall
    • James, Left Isabella, Right Edward, Left Empire,
      Left Kingsway, Right Walsh
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The 8 James will be servicing stops 1263 Edward & Walsh and 1275 Edward & Walsh  

The following stops will be out of service:

  • 1679 Walsh & Waterloo
  • 1738 Walsh & Hall
  • 1737 Walsh & Ruskin
  • 1680 Walsh & Ruskin
  • 1736 Walsh & Grey
  • 1681 Walsh & Minto
  • 1682 Walsh & Edward
  • 1735 Walsh & Edward
  • 1683 Walsh & Brown
  • 1734 Walsh & Brown
  • 1684 Walsh & Leland
  • 1733 Walsh & Linwood
  • 1685 Walsh & Holly
  • 1686 James & Walsh
  • 1732 James & Walsh
  • 1731 James & Isabella
  • 1687 James & Isabella 

North Core Streetscapes Detours

Work on the North Core Streetscapes will continue this summer. During this time, the following detours will be in effect until further notice: 

RouteDetourDetour Map

1 - Mainline 

 

  • To Waterfront Terminal
    • Cumberland St – Pearl St – Water St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Water St – Pearl St – Cumberland St – resumes regular route 
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2-Crosstown

 

  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • Court St – Wilson St - Pearl St – Water St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Water St – Pearl St – Court St – resumes regular route
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3C - County Park
  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • Red River Rd – Algoma St – Camelot St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Camelot St – Algoma St – Red River Rd – resumes regular route
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3J - Jumbo Gardens
  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • Red River Rd – Algoma St – Camelot St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Camelot St – Algoma St – Red River Rd – resumes regular route
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3M - Memorial

 

  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • Algoma St – Pearl St – Water St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Camelot St – Algoma St – resumes regular route
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9 - Junot
  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • No detour
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Camelot St – Algoma St –resumes regular route
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11- John

 

  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • Algoma St – Pearl St – Water St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Water St – Pearl St – Algoma St – resumes regular route
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13 - John-Jumbo

 

  •  To Waterfront Terminal
    • Algoma St – Pearl St – Water St
  • From Waterfront Terminal
    • Water St – Pearl St – Algoma St – resumes regular route
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 Service Changes

Stop Relocation Notice: Stop 1515 Arthur St Marketplace

Effective Tuesday, June 25, 2024 stop 1515 (Arthur St Marketplace) will be permanently relocated onto Arthur Street near the intersection with traffic lights in front of Walmart. 

 

A shelter will be added to this stop location later this year.

 Illustration of Arthur Street Marketplace parking lot, including existing stop location and new stop location.

Affected Route: Route 1 Mainline

Effective Sunday, May 19, 2024, Route 1 Mainline will be divided into 3 individual routes.

  • Route 1 Mainline will operate between Waterfront Terminal and City Hall Terminal
  • Route 1 Mainline (to Current River) changes to Route 17 Current River and will operate North of Waterfront Terminal to Current River
  • Route 1 Mainline (to Westfort) changes to Route 18 Westfort and will operate south of City Hall to Westfort

For schedule information and route maps, refer to our schedules and maps page for details

 

Affected Route: Route 4 Neebing

Effective Saturday, May 25, 2024, Saturday service will be discontinued on Route 4 Neebing as approved through the City's 2024 Budget. The last day of Saturday service on Route 4 Neebing will be Saturday May 18, 2024. Monday through Friday remains unchanged.

  

Affected Route: Route 4 Neebing - Evening Service

Thunder Bay Transit Services offers a dedicated, by-reservation transit service for Neebing Ward residents using route #4 in the evening.

The service operates using Lift+ specialized transit buses with pick-up times between 6:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Riders are required to request their travel arrangements at least one (1) day prior to their trip. To book your trip, please contact the Lift+ booking line between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at (807) 345-0777.

Due to fluctuating service demands, trips may be limited based on the availability of buses and may be subject to drop off/pick up time adjustments. Please remember that seat belts must be worn on all Lift+ buses.

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