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May 15, 2017

For immediate release

Codiac Transpo Announces Temporary Schedule Changes

MONCTON –  Codiac Transpo has announced a temporary schedule changes effective June 4, 2017.  These changes are necessary due to a shortage of bus drivers.

“This is a proactive decision and we are making every effort to minimize disruptions to our customers,” said Don MacLellan, General Manager of Community Safety Services.  “This is a temporary measure as we are working to recruit drivers and get back to regular service in September.”

Summary of changes:

Service will change to hourly between 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM, Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday on #50 Red Line (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat., Schedule Sun.), #62 Hildegard (Schedule M-F,  Schedule Sat.,  Schedule Sun.), #63 Lewisville (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat., Schedule Sun.) and #65 Killam (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat., Schedule Sun.). 

There will be reduced late night service hours affecting #51 ( Schedule  Mon.-Sat. Schedule Mon.-Sat. (2), ) #52 ( Schedule Mon.-Sat (1), Schedule Mon.-Sat. (2) ), #61A (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat., Schedule Sun.) #63 (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat., Schedule Sun.) #64 (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat., ), #65 (Schedule M-F,, Schedule, Sat. , Schedule Sun.) #70 (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat.,) , #71 (Schedule M-F,  Schedule Sat., Schedule Sun.) , #93 (Schedule M-F,, Schedule Sat.) #94 (Schedule M-F,  Schedule Sat.,) #95 (Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat.)

#50 Red Line will now be departing South Plaza (Best Buy side). (Map)

#61 and #61B Elmwood buses will be re-routed along Université and Morton and will no longer travel on Antonine-Maillet and Pascal-Poirier. (#61 Map), (#61B Map)

#65 Killam will reverse direction, leaving from Plaza Blvd. to go directly to the Cineplex on Trinity. It will then resume its run to the hospital.  This route will now depart from the North Plaza (Walmart side).(Map)
 
#66 Caledonia will have schedule changes at noon and weekends.(Schedule M-F, Schedule Sat. Schedule Sun. )

To improve connections during early morning and late afternoon traffic periods, the following routes will change to 40-minute frequency periods Monday to Friday.  (#50 (Schedule), #60 (Schedule), #61 (Schedule), #61B (Schedule), #62 (Schedule), #63 (Schedule), #64 (Schedule), #64B (Schedule), #65 (Schedule), #67(Schedule), #68 (Schedule), #70 (Schedule), #71 (Schedule), #80 (Schedule)). Routes will then revert back to their regular schedules outside of peak times.

The Magnetic Hill shuttle will begin service from South Plaza on June 26 through to September 2 (Schedule).

A private contractor bus will serve both #64B Hospitals and the Magnetic Hill shuttle for 3 months.  A 23-passenger mini bus, marked with a Codiac Transpo logo, will serve route #64B while the Magnetic Hill Shuttle will be served by a school bus starting June 26.  

Helper buses used during construction delays will be limited this summer.

A complete list of route changes can be found in the newest edition of our Rider’s Guide, coming out at the end of May and by visiting codiactranspo.ca.

Schedule adjustments are typically done three times a year based on feedback from customers and drivers. The planning team at Codiac Transpo is working to minimize delays and inconvenience to customers.

 

Recruitment


Codiac Transpo has been actively recruiting on an ongoing basis and a new campaign has just been launched. “We are looking to fill 6 or more driver positions immediately.  We offer health benefits after a probationary period, full training to a class 2 bus driver’s license if required, and a guarantee of 30hrs/week ,” said Mr. MacLellan.

For more information on recruitment visit moncton.ca/employment.

 

Media Contact:

Isabelle LeBlanc
Director of Corporate Communications
City of Moncton
isabelle.leblanc@moncton.ca
506-853-3592

 

#62 HILDEGARD-----DETOURS-----CASINO NB EVENTS: JUNE

Due to events at the Casino in June, the #62 Hildegard will not be able to service the bus stop at the Casino, during the times listed. The bus will proceed on Mountain Rd., left onto Charles Lutes Rd., then left into the parking lot of Petro-Canada. It will leave from this location on the Casino schedule times. Please make your way to Mountain Rd., between the Petro-Canada and the Casino Entrance, to catch the bus. The events in June are as follows;

•  Saturday, June 10, “Elite 1 MMA Productions Presents ‘Fight Night’ ”, 18:30 to the end of the day.
•  Thursday, June 22, “Terry Fator”, 19:00 to the end of the day.

 

#65 KILLAM-------DETOUR DUE TO STORM SEWER REPAIRS-------FROM  THURSDAY, MAY 25TH  UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE   (FROM 7 A.M. TO 7 P.M., EACH DAY, WEATHER PERMITTING)

Purdy Ave., between Killam Dr. and Argyle St. will be closed to through traffic, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning on Thursday, May 25th until further notice, weather permitting. This closure is necessary to allow for storm sewer repairs. Bus #65 Killam will be using the following detour while this road closure is in effect: Killam Dr., First Ave., Lorne St., Purdy Ave., back on its regular route. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

#81 RIVERVIEW-------POSSIBLE DELAYS DUE TO CONSTRUCTION------MONDAY, MAY 15TH UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to construction on the Causeway between Moncton and Riverview, beginning Monday May 15th and continuing until further notice, bus #81 Riverview may experience delays. We strongly recommend customers plan ahead and take an earlier bus, if possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

#93 CHAMPLAIN-----POSSIBLE DELAYS DUE TO ROADWORK------THURSDAY MAY 25TH AND FRIDAY, MAY 26TH

Roadwork will take place on Champlain Street, between LaFrance Street and Pascal Avenue, on Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th, weather permitting. During this work, Champlain Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction. Bus #93 Champlain may experience delays due to traffic congestion caused by these lane reductions. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

 

#94 CENTRALE------CONSTRUCTION DETOUR----TUESDAY, MAY 23RD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Bus #94 Centrale will be using the following detour while this construction is in effect:  

Form CF Champlain: Champlain St., Bras D’Or Ave., Gauvin Rd., back on its regular route.

To CF Champlain:  Gauvin Rd., La France St., Champlain St., Acadie Ave., back on its regular route

 

 

 

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Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) card holders can travel for free on all Codiac Transpo buses. As sight loss differs from person to person, bus operators may request that a customer show their CNIB card. 

 

Where a person who has any disability or special need that requires an attendant to travel with them, the attendant shall travel for free.

 

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HOLIDAYS

The following is the list of holidays throughout the year on which no public transit service will be available:

• New Year's Day

• Good Friday

• Easter Sunday

• Victoria Day

• Canada Day

• New Brunswick Day

• Labour Day

• Thanksgiving Day

• Remembrance Day

• Christmas Day

• Boxing Day