City of Brandon announces transit changes for March 30

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Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon and Brandon Transit wish to draw the public’s attention to forthcoming changes being made to Brandon Transit’s Sunday/statutory holiday hours of operation, effective March 30th, 2018.

As per a decision of Brandon City Council during its 2018 budget deliberations, as of Friday, March 30th, 2018, Brandon Transit’s Sunday hours of service will run on a 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (hourly) schedule. In addition, Brandon Transit services will be available on a 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (hourly) schedule on the following statutory holidays ONLY during the 2018 calendar year:

  • Louis Riel Day
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • Terry Fox Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Boxing Day

The above changes mean that buses will NOT run on Good Friday (March 30th) or on Easter Sunday (April 1st) this year, but WILL operate on a 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (hourly) schedule on Easter Monday (April 2nd). Other statutory holidays on which Brandon Transit service will NO LONGER be available include Canada Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

All management and staff of Brandon Transit sincerely appreciate the patience and understanding of all transit users during this period of transition. Through the 2018 calendar year, the City of Brandon and Brandon Transit will ensure that public notification of scheduled bus service is available well in advance of each statutory holiday to minimize confusion. For more information on Brandon Transit regular routes and hours of operation, visit www.brandontransit.ca or call directly at 204-729-2279.