Brampton Transit service restored on select routes following COVID-19 shutdowns


Published February 22, 2022 at 4:56 pm

Some Brampton Transit routes impacted by COIVD-19 staffing shortages will be returning to regular service starting next week.

Starting on Monday (Feb. 28), Brampton Transit will restore service after temporarily cancelling or altering some 20 routes last month, citing COVID-19 related staffing challenges and reduced ridership.

While 18 of the scrapped routes will be back on either full or modified service levels, another 10 routes are still cancelled until further notice.

The following 10 routes will be back in service and running on modified service levels on Feb. 28:

• 12 Grenoble
• 13 Avondale
• 16 Southgate
• 17 Howden
• 19 Fernforest
• 25 Edenbrook
• 28 Wanless
• 40 Central Industrial
• 55 Elbern Markel
• 81 Mayfield West

The following eight routes are returning to full service levels:

• 505 Züm Bovaird
• 511C Züm Steeles
• 2 Main
• 3 McLaughlin
• 4 Chinguacousy
• 15 Bramalea
• 18 Dixie
• 199 UTM Express

The following routes remain cancelled until further notice:

• 501A/ 501C Züm Queen
• 561 Züm Queen West
• 18B Dixie (18 Dixie is still operating)
• 21 Heart Lake
• 36 Gardenbrooke (school extra trips operating only)
• 58 Financial Drive
• 65 Seniors Shopper
• 92 Bramalea GO
• 104 Chinguacousy Express
• 185 Dixie Express

For the full list of schedule changes and route information visit or call the Brampton Transit Contact Centre at (905)-874-2999

Riders are reminded to stay safe and help protect others at transit stops and on transit by wearing a mask properly at all times covering your mouth, chin and nose, carrying hand sanitizer and washing your hands frequently, and practise physical distancing as much as possible.

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The City of Brampton says it is working closely with its partners at Peel Public Health, the Government of Ontario, and the Brampton Emergency Management Office to continue to monitor risks.

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