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PA Transit - New Rates, New Routes, New extended hours beginning September 5

By Communications Department on 8/30/2017

PA Transit – New rates, New routes, New extended hours beginning September 5

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Transit ridership saw increase during Clean Air Day

By Communications Department on 6/19/2017
Prince Albert Transit saw a bump in transit ridership on Clean Air Day which happened Wednesday June 7, 2017. Prince Albert Transit gave 1,903 free rides to promote the use of environmentally friendly transportation. 
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Have your say in the future of public transit

By Communications Department on 4/18/2017

Transit open house to be held at public library Tuesday, April 25

The City of Prince Albert is looking at changes for PA Transit. Come to the transit public open house on April 25 and help shape the future bus routes and hours of our bus system. The Transit Open house is Tuesday, April 25, 3-7 pm at the John M. Cuelenaere Public Library. It’s a free drop-in event. Everyone is welcome. Food and refreshments will be served.

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Ding in the New Year a success - Ridership numbers doubled from previous year

“Ding in the New Year” a Success – Ridership numbers doubled from previous year

The City would like to thank all residents that participated in “Ding in the New Year” by riding the free public transit that was offered on New Year’s Eve. 

A total of 417 persons took advantage of the free service – up from the 199 that utilized ‘Ding in the New Year’ in 2015.

Four people used the accessibility transportation option – a new option introduced this year.

The “Ding in the New Year “ Program is an initiative by the City of Prince Albert, SGI, SLGA and the Prince Albert Police Service. The program was started in Prince Albert in 1989 and has provided over 10,000 safe and free rides home.  

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Reminder - “Ding in the New Year” – Free Transit on New Year’s Eve

By Communications on 12/29/2016

Residents are reminded to “Ding in the New Year” by taking the free public transit offered from 8:15 p.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 to 3 a.m. January 1, 2017. 

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Proposed Public Transit route changes coming for 2017

By Communications Department on 12/20/2016
City Council approved the exploration of transit routes last night that will improve efficiency for the transit system.
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Ding in the New Year - Free Transit on New Year's Eve

By Communications Department on 12/13/2016

The City of Prince Albert, Prince Albert Police Service and SGI launched today at City Hall in Prince Albert the annual “Ding in the New Year” program.

Residents are encouraged to “Ding in the New Year” by taking the free public transit offered from 8:15 p.m. December 31, 2016 to 3 a.m. January 1, 2017. 

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Road Closure – 7th Street East from 11th to 12th Avenue

By sfranc on 10/21/2016

What:  Road Closure

Where:  7th Street East from 11th to 12th Avenue (both lanes)

When:  Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.

Why:  Roadways - Paving

Anticipated Completion:  5:00 p.m.

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New transit funding announced for City of Prince Albert

By Communications Department on 9/16/2016

Prince Albert, SK. – In a joint federal and provincial government announcement today in Regina, two new bilateral agreements were announced that will see more funding for municipalities under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund and the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. The City of Prince Albert was approved for $614,386 to fund new transit buses as part of the new funding.

Federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale made the announcement today with provincial Minister of Government Relations and Minister Responsible for First Nations, Metis and Northern Affairs Donna Harpauer.

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City of Prince Albert now offering a Transit Route Planner

By Communications Department on 8/25/2016

Prince Albert SK ­– The City of Prince Albert is now offering a Transit Route Planner powered by Google Maps on their website.

Residents can visit http://citypa.ca/Residents/Transit to take advantage of the new web features.

The “Plan Your Trip” link makes planning your next bus trip easy. Passengers can customize route maps, in more than 80 languages, without having to sort through schedules. The City updates the necessary data as required, ensuring that customers have accurate information available.

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Corporate Communications
City of Prince Albert
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Prince Albert, SK
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Email:  communications@citypa.com