C.A. Geib (1960s?)
(Scrafton et al. 1970). (Dawes et al. 1972 lists a Battleford Local Bus Company).
Jerry's Tel-Bus Limited (? - November 1978)
Battlefords Community Taxibus (17 November 1978 - ?)
Two-year demonstration project using shared-ride taxis and fixed route bus service.
Battlefords Transit System (circa 1980's - circa 2010)
Operated by Simpson & Lane School Bus Ltd. (telephone book 1998). Operated by ABC Bus Lines Limited (telephone book 2010). (Transit News Canada 1986, pb89, pb96, SK gvt 2007, photo: A. Wong) (not in CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1989 or CUTA 1988).
North Battleford Transit System (circa 2010 - present)
The 2011 online schedule does not list any stops in Battleford. Operated by FirstBus Canada Ltd. (website 2011). Operating contractor changed from FirstBus to Battlefords Handi-Bus 30 September 2011 (The Battlefords News-Optimist Sep. 28, 2011). Buses lettered North Battleford Public Transit. (website 2011, photo: City of North Battleford).
Prince Albert & Northern Bus Lines Ltd. (1949 - ?)
Company established 1949 by the Fowlie brothers. The DBS Transit Report for March 1953 (Vol. 7, No. 3) stated that transit fares had been increased in Prince Albert that month. 01 August 1953 Fowlie brothers sold the enterprise to a Mr. Hollick and the Resznisky brothers. A 1959 photograph shows the transit service in P.A. to be operated by Prince Albert & Northern Bus Lines Ltd.
Prince Albert Transit (? - present)
(RS). Dawes et al. 1972, lists a Prince Albert Bus Lines Company Ltd. 1998 telephone directory listing for City Transit P A Bus Lines with the same telephone for PANBL. Contractor Prince Albert Northern Bus Lines Ltd. replaced by FirstCanada ULC circa 2005. (Transit News Canada 1986) (not in CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1988 or pb89) (Photos: Peter Cox collection, Martin's Transportation Pictures, 2002, Kevin Nicol)
|Ridership||257,358 (2009)||Vehicle fleet||13 buses (1998)||Data sources:||CTHF/SSG 1998
CTF [Aug. 2010] (ridership)
website 2010 (logo)
Swift Current Transit System (1970s?)
(Dawes et al. 1972).
The City of Swift Current Tele-Bus (? - 04 April 2015)
Name taken from Swift Current website, 2002, was The City of Swift Current Tel-a-Bus. Dial-a-bus operation. 1998 telephone directory listing for City Telebus. Operating contract for 01 January 2012 - 31 December 2014 was renewed with previous holder P & A Enterprises (Prairie Post 25 January 2012). (Transit News Canada 1986, 1987, photo Kevin Nicol). (not in CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1988 or pb89)
Swift Transit (06 April 2015 - present)
Mixed fixed-route and demand responsive transit service replacing previous demand-responsive system. Contracted operator is Saskatchewan Abilities Council which also operates the disability service Access Transit. Initial operating arrangements are for two years. (website 2015, photo: Kevin Nicol).
system logo (2015)
|Data source||website 2015|
Uranium City Bus Lines (1950's - ?)
Bus service in isolated remote mining community. Scheduled service revolved around transporting miners from the residential area to multiple mine sites. Company still listed in the local business directory when the last mine closed 1982 but scheduled bus service may have ended earlier. (Canadian Coach May 1970 p. 3).
Ball Cartage (14 December 1945 - 17 January 1946)
Owner A.R. Ball. One bus, four loops, 5¢ fare (Regina Leader-Post Oct. 31, 1945, p. 2, Jan. 14, 1945, p. 2, Jan. 15, 1946, p. 2).
Yorkton Transit (circa March 1966 - circa 1995)
Yorkton about to start-up transit service (Canadian Coach 1966). Operated directly by the City of Yorkton from 1966 to circa 1970. From then on operated for the City by contractor Westerhaug Bus Lines (1990). Service reported closed circa 1995 (APR). (Regina Leader-Post Sep. 25, 1976, p. 3; Transit News Canada 1987). (not in CUTA 1991/2 or CUTA 1988)
Yorkton Community Dial-a-Bus (199? - present)
1998 telephone directory listing for City of Yorkton: Dial-A-Bus. (website 2005, photo: David Onodera).
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