All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems

by David A. Wyatt

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Principal System

Husky Transit (1969 - circa 1970?)
Short-lived transit service (Canadian Coach 1974).

Whitehorse Mini-Bus (February 1976 - 1978)
(CUTA 1976-77, Transit Canada 1977). Operated by the Yukon Women's Minibus Society (Transit News Canada 1983).

Whitehorse Transit (1978 - present)
(CUTA 1989, CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1992)

Whitehorse Transit logo
system logo
Service area population20,000 (1991)
Vehicle fleet13 buses (2000)
Employees22 (1991)
Ridership302,216 (2009)
Data source:CUTA 1991/2
CTHF/SSG 2000
CTF [Aug. 2010] (ridership)
website 2011 (logo)

Secondary System

Whitehorse tram Miles Canyon Historical Railway Society (15 July 2000 - present) (summer seasons)
Heritage tramway service operated on disused White Pass & Yukon Route 3 ft (914mm) gauge track. MCHRS established 1995. (T&UT #747 (March 2000), page 111; T&UT #748 (April 2000), page 142; Yukon Government Press Release #316, 23 December 1999, 2000, Yukon News 17 July 2000, Whitehorse Star 12 July 2000).

Modes

Motor bus1969 - circa 1970?, February 1976 - present
Electric railway (heritage)15 July 2000 - present (summer seasons)

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