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Current news and events with the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS).

Servus Edmonton Marathon Detours: August 18-19
Plan ahead for major impacts to traffic and buses, especially around Downtown, during the Servus Edmonton Marathon. A number of routes will be detouring and some bus stops will be closed during the event:

  • August 18 and August 19, all day: Routes 2, 3, 5, 100 and 120
  • August 19, 5am – 3pm: Routes 1, 7, 8, 9, 15, 57, 140, 141, 142 and 151

Please give yourself extra travel time and plan ahead.

System-Wide LRT Closure Saturday August 18
The LRT will be closed from 5am until 1pm on Saturday August 18. Buses will replace LRT service and run every 7-8 minutes. Give yourself extra time. Use bus stops with red “LRT Replacement” signs. 

LRT Service Changes
After 7pm on weeknights and all day on weekends, all trains run every 20 minutes. Metro Line trains run between Central and NAIT stations only.

Fringe Festival
From August 16-26, Routes 4, 7, 52, 57, 94 and 318 travel on Whyte Avenue and can take you to the Fringe Festival. Late Night Owl Service on Route 4 is also available until 3am.

Fort Edmonton and Valley Zoo Service
Starting Saturday May 19, shuttles to the Edmonton Valley Zoo and Fort Edmonton Park operate on weekends and statutory holidays only. Daily service begins on July 1. 

Kids 12 and Under Ride ETS for Free
Starting June 1, 2018, children 12 and under can ride ETS for free when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. Children riding ETS alone are still required to pay the regular fare when they board the bus or LRT. 

Transit Centre Improvements
Construction has begun to renew or replace the transit centres at Belvedere, Castle Downs and Jasper Place.  Plan ahead and view on-site signage for any bus stops closures. 

Changes to Park & Ride at Century Park LRT
Starting June 1, the number of Park & Ride stalls operated by the City of Edmonton at Century Park Transit Station will be permanently reduced by 191 stalls. The City is gradually returning parking spaces to the private landowner, as requested, to accommodate development plans. 

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