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Detours and Service Interruptions

On this page you will find Detours & Interruptions, General Notices and Service Interruptions.  Please scroll down to read all transit updates.

Detours and Interruptions

#6 SOUTHWEST 

Posted: Monday, June 29, 2020

Starting: Monday, June 29, 2020
Duration: Unknown

Location: Fyfe Avenue
Reason: Road Reconstruction

Detour: From Parkinson Road the bus will turn right on Eastpark Drive, left on Walter Street to regular route.

Temporary Stops: Parkinson Road and Eastpark Drive

 
 LAKEVIEW DRIVE - TEMPORARY BUS SERVICE
Detour:  The bus will turn left at the round-about off Fairway Road and use Lakeview Drive to access Highway 59

Bus stops closed:  Both bus stops on Fairway Road, south of the roundabout will be closed.

Temporary bus stop locations: 

  • A temporary bus stop will be located on Lakeview Drive at the Sally Creek Community Centre.
  • A temporary bus stop located on Hwy 59 at Fairway Road to service the Sally Creek Bistro area.

General Notices

Transit Travel Tips

Woodstock Transit has created an all-in-one handy Transit Travel Tips Brochure to help our ridership with helpful advice from passenger safety & comfort to boarding the bus to lost and found, and much more.

Covid-19 Updates

Please continue to monitor our COVID-19 webpage for updates and additional information to our transit services on a regular basis!

Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2020
TEMPORARY ROUTE CHANGE - SOUTHWEST #6
Effective Monday, November 2, 2020, Route #6 (Southwest) will change its routing from Norwich Avenue at Parkinson Road. 

NEW ROUTE
The bus will now continue north on Norwich Avenue, turn left on Pavey Street, turn right on Fyfe Avenue and continue to regular route to the Terminal.

TWO BUS STOP RELOCATIONS - Due to route change, two stops are discontinued and relocated:

  1. Norwich Avenue at Parkinson Road (North Side)
  2. Pavey Street - Opposite #742

Posted: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, inactive paratransit recreational subscription rides are being temporarily cancelled.  For further information, please call 519-539-2382 ext. 2510.

Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - Transit Fares Required
Effective Thursday, August 13, 2020, 
transit riders will be required to either use their ONECard or exact change to ride the conventional and specialized transit buses.  Please be sure to reload your electronic bus cards at least 48 hours prior to riding the bus.  We regret that there will be no refunds on any partially used/expired monthly bus passes purchased in March/April of 2020 as a fair and reasonable compensation for providing free bus service to all riders for the past four months.  Our drivers do not have the means to provide change for cash rides. 

Passengers will be able to board the front doors once again.  Please be mindful that masks are now mandatory on all Public Transit Vehicles, unless you are exempt.

Posted: Friday, July 10, 2020 - Transit Returning to Full Bus Service
Effective Monday, July 13, Woodstock Transit will be returning to full bus service.  All bus routes will once again resume operating at thirty minute intervals during regular operating hours.  See City's COVID-19 webpage for more details.

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - Additional Buses During Peak Hours
Effective Tuesday, May 19, Woodstock Transit will be adding three buses from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. as well as three additional buses from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  

All routes during other time periods, including Saturdays will remain on hourly service until further notice.

Posted: Tuesday, April 7. 2020
Effective Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - Transit operations will be revised so that each route is driven once per hour instead of twice until further notice.  Please plan your day appropriately!  Please visit our COVID-19 webpage for details and current updates.

Posted: Friday, March 20, 2020

Due to the ongoing protocol changes of COVID-19 and social distancing practices, the weekly Wednesday(s) Chartered Bus for seniors is cancelled until further notice. Visit our COVID-19 webpage for further updates.

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Woodstock Transit will suspend fares for the duration of the COVID -19 Pandemic Protocol as initiated by the City of Woodstock.  Please visit our COVID-19 webpage for details.

T:GO Transit

T:GO Transit is a community transportation service providing an alternative, low cost means of transportation within Tillsonburg and surrounding areas.  The provision of Transit Services is provided on a contractual basis, in partnership with the Town of Tillsonburg. 

T:GO offers 1 fully accessible, service animal friendly, air conditioned & heated, 9 passenger seated bus with a capacity of 12.

For more information on this service follow the link to the Town of Tillsonburg's website.

Transit Study

Transit Services conducted an internal Transit Study, which was approved by City Council earlier this year.  Public Information Centre meetings were held in July 2019 at City Hall Council Chambers with the proposed route maps and feedback forms. A survey was also posted online for residents who could not make it to the meetings, which closed mid-August.  

More information can be found on the Municipal Studies and Plans web page.

Service Interruption Notices

Transit or Para-transit WILL NOT BE OPERATING on the following Statutory holidays:

HOLIDAY & DATE SERVICE
Christmas Day: Friday, December 25, 2020 NO Transit or Para-transit Services
Boxing Day: Saturday, December 26, 2020 NO Transit or Para-transit Services
New Years Day: Friday, January 1, 2021 NO Transit or Para-transit Services
Family Day: Monday, February 15, 2021 NO Transit or Para-transit Services

 Transit and Para-transit WILL BE OPERATING on the following special holidays:

HOLIDAY & DATE SERVICE
Remembrance Day: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 REGULAR Transit & Para-transit Services
Christmas Eve: Thursday, December 24, 2020 Transit & Para-transit Services ends at 8:00 p.m.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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