Cavendish Trolley (2005? - present? [summer seasons only])
Summer seasonal hourly bus service along Cavendish Road (Route 6).
City-Beach Express (23 June 2017 - September 2018 [summer season only])
Three daily round trips between Cavendish and Charlottetown operated by contractor Coach Atlantic Group. Funding agencies include Tourism Cavendish Beach, Discover Charlottetown, the Resort Municipality of Cavendish, and industry partners Maritime Fun Group, Fairways Cottages, Parks Canada, Green Gables Golf Course and The Gables of P.E.I. (The Guardian 02 May 2017).
Charlottetown Suburban Transit Ltd. (28 January 1961 - circa 1963)
Private enterprise. Routes to Central Royalty and Parkdale. (Lawrence).
Charlottetown Transit Ltd. (circa 1967 - 1968)
Private enterprise. Routes to West Royalty, Sherwood and Parkdale. (Lawrence).
Charlottetown Urban Transit Systems Limited (late 1979 - 1981)
Experimental shuttle bus service (Transit Canada 1977). Private enterprise. Routes in Charlottetown and to Stratford and the Royalties (Lawrence). Service ended after disagreement between the company and governments. Promoted under the acronym CUTS. (Barry Munn, 2003).
Charlottetown Transit (circa 1983 - 2005)
Contract operator: Trius Taxi Ltd. of Fredericton, NB until 1985 when it was replaced by Trius Tours Ltd. (Lawrence). An elderly/disabled service. (CBC Midday reference, 01 July 1991). (not in CUTA 1991/2).
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Charlottetown Transit System (30 September 2005 - 28 January 2012)
Also cited in print as Charlottetown City Transit. New multi-route system. Operated by contractor Trius Tours Ltd. (2008). Charlottetown, Stratford, and Cornwall services rebranded with the single identity T3 2012. (www.peiinfo.com/transit/ 2005, photos Kevin Nicol 2010).
|Data source:||CTF [Aug. 2010] (ridership)
website 2010 (logo)
T3 (30 January 2012 - present)
Effective 30 January 2012 the Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford transit systems adopted the brand name T3 and a corresponding slogan “Take Transit Today”. See also Summerside.
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Prior to the construction of the Hillsborough river bridge Southport was connected to Charlottetown by a seasonal ferry (Wikipedia). Stratford was created effective 1 April 1995 by the amalgamation of several towns and communities including Southport, Bunbury, Keppoch, Rosebank, Kinlock, and Crossroads (Wikipedia).
The Cornwall Transit (02 June 2008 - 27 January 2012)
Pilot commuter service between Cornwall and Charlottetown, operated by Charlottetown City Transit and financially supported by the town of Cornwall (Bus Industry Vol. 23, No. 87, November 2008, pp. 29-30). Town extended the service indefinitely December 2008. Variously referenced on the world wide web as The Cornwall Transit and Cornwall Shuttle Express. Bus lettering is Cornwall Express. Effective 30 January 2012 the Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford transit systems adopted the single brand name T3 and a corresponding slogan “Take Transit Today”. (photo Kevin Nicol 2010).
Stratford Transit Service (02 September 2008 - 27 January 2012)
Commuter service between Stratford and Charlottetown, operated by Charlottetown City Transit and financially supported by the town of Stratford. Bus lettering is Stratford Connector. Effective 30 January 2012 the Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford transit systems adopted the single brand name T3 and a corresponding slogan “Take Transit Today”. (Bus Industry Vol. 23, No. 87, November 2008, pp. 29-30, photo Kevin Nicol 2010).
The 7.5.3 County Line Express (27 October 2008 - present)
Commuter bus service operated between Summerside and Charlottetown via Kensington and Hunter River. Operated under contract by Trius Tours Ltd. Also known as County Line Express. Provincial subsidy terminated May 2012, then partially reinstated. Company website schedule also calls this service County Line Transit (website 2014). (Bus Industry Vol. 24, No. 93, September 2010, pp. 23-24, website 2010, photo Kevin Nicol 2010)
T3 (03 July 2012 - present)
A pilot two-route local transit service in Summerside commenced 03 July 2012. Operated by contractor Trius Tours Ltd. which also uses the name T3 and a corresponding slogan “Take Transit Today” in Charlottetown, Cornwall, and Stratford. Service continued after the end of municipal funding May 2013. Company website (2014) calls this service Summerside Transit and lists the service provider as Maritime Bus (which is part of the Trius group of operations) (website 2014).
system logo (2014)
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