Strathcona County Transit

Strathcona County Transit provides transit service to the hamlet of Sherwood Park, AB, with frequent commuter runs into Edmonton, AB.

The wavy blue and green livery adopted by Strathcona County Transit in 2012.

Maintenance Staff are represented by Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), Local 118, Chapter 009.

History

  • Was known as County of Strathcona Transit System from 1977-1989 and was contracted out to ETS.
  • Name was changed to Strathcona County Transit in 1989 and the contractor was switched to Diversified Transportation.
  • In November 2012, a new wavy green and blue livery was adopted, replacing the old maroon livery that was used for years.

Routes

Maps & schedules

Commuter

  • 401 - Ordze Transit Centre, Bonnie Doon, Downtown Edmonton, Edmonton City Centre & MacEwan University
  • 403 - Ordze Transit Centre, Government Centre, MacEwan University
  • 404 - Ordze Transit Centre, Bonnie Doon, University of Alberta via Whyte Avenue
  • 411 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Capilano, Downtown Edmonton, Grant MacEwan Downtown
  • 413 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Capilano, Government Centre, Grant MacEwan Downtown, N.A.I.T
  • 414 - Bethel Transit Terminal, University of Alberta

Dial-A-Bus (780-464-RIDE)

Operates Monday to Friday - 7:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. (last booking 11:15 p.m.)

Saturday - 6:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. (last booking 11:15 p.m.)

Sunday - 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 p.m. (last booking 7:15 p.m.)

  • 490 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Sherwood Business Park, Strathmoor Industrial Park, Palisades, Emerald Hills, Summerwood, Davidson Creek, Aspen Trails
  • 491 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Cloverbar Ranch, Lakeland Ridge, Emerald Hills, Summerwood, Davidson Creek, Clarkdale Meadows, Chelsea Heights, Charlton Heights
  • 492 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Nottingham, Regency, Foxboro/Foxhaven, Heritage Hills, Craigavon, Glen Allan, Sherwood Park Mall
  • 493 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Glen Allan, Centre In The Park, Sherwood Park Mall, Maplegrove, Brentwood, Sherwood Heights, Oak Street
  • 494 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Mills Haven, Broadmoor Centre, Woodbridge, Westboro, Village on the Lake, Ordze Transit Centre, Wye Road, Granada Blvd, Sherwood Park Mall

Local

  • Northwest
  • 420 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Millennium Place, Strathmoor Industrial Park, Sherwood Business Park
  • Northeast
  • 430 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Palisades, ABJ, Emerald Hills, Summerwood, Davidson Creek, Lakeland Ridge, Cloverbar Ranch, Charlton Heights
  • 431 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Charlton Heights, Cloverbar Ranch, Lakeland Ridge, Davidson Creek, Summerwood, Emerald Hills, ABJ, Palisades
  • 432 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Summerwood
  • 433 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Charlton Heights, Lakeland Ridge, Clarkdale Meadows, Davidson Creek
  • 433A Peak Hour route only Charlton Heights, Lakeland Ridge, Chelsea Heights, Clarkdale Meadows, Davidson Creek, ABJ School (No Srvce to/from BTT)
  • Southeast
  • 441 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Glen Allan, Craigavon, Heritage Hills
  • 442 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Sherwood Park Mall, Nottingham
  • 443 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Glen Allan, Centre in the Park, Brentwood, Maplewood, Maplegrove, Sherwood Heights, Ordze Transit Centre
  • 443A Peak hour route only Bethel Transit Terminal, Brentwood, Maplewood, Maplegrove, Sherwood Heights, Centre in the Park
  • 443B Peak hour route only Bethel Transit Terminal, Glen Allan, Oak Street
  • Southwest
  • 450 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Centre in the Park, Sherwood Park Mall, Oak Street
  • 451 - Bethel Transit Terminal, Mills Haven, Broadmoor Centre, Woodbridge, Westboro, Village on the Lake, Ordze Transit Centre
  • 451A Bethel Transit Terminal, Woodbridge, Westboro, Village on the Lake
  • 451B Bethel Transit Terminal, Mills Haven, Broadmoor Centre

Fares

Current Fares

Facilities

Garage & HQ

Ordze Transit Centre

Park and ride, pass and ticket sales, heated waiting area

Ordze Transit Centre - 970 Ordze Road

The Ordze Transit Centre, formerly the Sherwood Park Transit Centre, has approximately 200 spots in the two-story parkade. Lots tend to fill up early in the morning between 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Upper parkade hours

Accessible weekdays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Vehicles may be removed from the upper lot after 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. when the Transit Centre building is locked. There is no access after 11 p.m., nor is there access to the upper lot on weekends unless Transit is hosting a special event shuttle.

The building is open to the public:

Weekdays 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., with no access on evening or weekend.

Parkade users will have access to the stairwell.

Pass sales

First and last two weekdays of the month, between 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Full-time customer service has moved to the Bethel Transit Terminal.

Street parking

Customers are asked to respect all parking signage both on Fir Street and in the Village on the Lake neighbourhood. Failure to do so may result in a parking ticket from Enforcement Services.

Bethal Transit Terminal

Park and ride, pass and ticket sales, heated waiting area

Bethel Transit Terminal formerly known as Strathcona Station is located at 650 Bethel Drive.

This $23 million transportation hub anchors our intermunicpal service between Strathcona County and Edmonton.

The building is open to the public:

5:30 a.m. - 12 a.m. Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 12 a.m. Saturdays 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Sundays

Customer service hours:

Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m Sunday: Closed

This new terminal features:

off-street bus-only terminal for more than 20 buses single large passenger platform with a climate controlled, staffed building curbside drop-off taxi staging and off-street Kiss and Ride facility improved pedestrian and cyclist access 1,000 free parking stalls Advantage Parking - reserved paid parking lot (200 stalls) Advantage Parking - what is it?

Advantage parking is a reserved paid parking pilot program at the Bethel Transit Terminal opens in September 2014. There are 200 reservable parking stalls, close to the terminal platform, available on a first-come, first-served, monthly basis. The purpose of reserved paid parking is to provide individuals a parking stall during peak parking times, regardless of when they arrive at the Bethel Transit Terminal. For individuals who do not wish to pay to park, there is ample free parking available, over 1,000 stalls.

Current roster

Strathcona County Transit

Fleet Number Thumbnail Date Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
930-936   2007 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Suburban Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2001-2003   2008 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Renumbered from 937-939.
  • Start of Strathcona County Transit decals along roof, rear destination signs
2004-2009   2008 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2010   2010 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2011-2023   2010 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL? Allison B400R?
  • 1/3 2/3 front door layout
  • Video camera equipped (rear-facing on both sides exterior, drive cam)
2024-2028   2011 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R?
  • 1/3 2/3 front door layout
  • Video camera equipped (rear-facing on both sides exterior, drive cam)
2029-2033   2020 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R?
2034-2037   2022 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R?
3005-3010   2010 Nova Bus LFS HEV Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
  • Carried green "Hybrid" livery from 2010-2013.
5001 2022 New Flyer XHE40
8001-8014   2013 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
8015-8016,
8018-8020
  2016 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
  • 8017 was skipped out of respect for the fatal accident involving OC Transpo 8017.
8021-8023   2017 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins L9 Allison B500R
8024-8025   2018 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins L9 Allison B500R

Strathcona County Accessible Transit (SCAT)

Fleet Number Thumbnail Date Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
601-603   2006 Ford
Champion
E-450
Challenger
Ford 6.0 Powerstroke
6001-6008   2010 Chevrolet
Goshen Coach
4500
GC II
GM Vortec 6.0L GM
6009-6011   2013 Chevrolet
Goshen Coach
4500
GC II
GM Vortec 6.0L GM
6012-6019   2015 Chevrolet
Goshen Coach
4500
GC II
GM Vortec 6.0L GM
6020-6023   2018 Ford
ElDorado
E-Series
Advantage
6024-6026   2020 Ford
ElDorado
E-Series
Advantage
6027-6030   2022 Ford
ElDorado
E-Series
Advantage

Retired Roster

Fleet Number Thumbnail Date Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
472 1963 GMDD TDH-5301 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • Ex-ETS 472 leased in 1991 then bought in 1994
478 1964 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • Ex-ETS 478 leased in 1991 then bought in 1994
700-704   2003 Ford/StarTrans E450/Senator
705-714   2006 Ford/StarTrans E450/Senator
  • 710 and 714 currently assigned to SPTC parking shuttle
859-868   1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
869-874   1980 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
875-876   1981 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
877-878   1982 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
879-880   1984 GMDD TC40-102N Classic Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
881   1985 GMC RTS-04
(T7J-604)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • Ex-GMDD demo BB1; bought in 1987?
  • To private owner.
882-883 (1) 1991 Ford/Goshen?
882-883 (2)   1990 MCI TC40-102A Classic Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
884   1992 Goshen Sentry
885-886   1992 Ford/Overland E-Series/ELF
887-888   1996 International/Thomas 3600/Vista International T 444E Allison AT-545
889-890   1997 International/Thomas 3600/Vista International T 444E Allison AT-545
891   1998 International/Thomas 3800/Conventional International T 444E Allison AT-545
  • Off Roster by June 2009
892-893   2002 Ford/Thomas E-450/CL 100
894-895   2003 Ford/Thomas E-450/CL 100
896   2003 Ford/StarTrans E-450
  • Was assigned to SPTC parking shuttle
900-901   1992 MCI TC40-102N Classic Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731
902   1994 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Ex-NFI demo 9401, bought in 1994.
903   1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • 1994 model
904   1968 Paling Allouette 35 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
  • Originally a HSR TDH-4519. Bought 1994.
  • Now owned by the Sherwood Park Fire Department.
905   1995 Thomas Chartour Cummins B5.9? Allison
  • Ex-?; bought in 1998
906-907   1999 Thomas Chartour Cummins ISB? Allison
  • Off Roster - June 2009.
908   2000 Thomas Chartour Cummins ISB? Allison
  • Off Roster - June 2009.
909-910   1971 GMDD T6H-5305 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
912-914   1981 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
915   2000? Thomas CL960 Cummins ISB? Allison
  • Off Roster before June 2009
916   1982 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
917-918   1981 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
919-920   2004 DCCBNA SLF235 Detroit Diesel MBE904 Allison B300R
  • Auctioned September 2012
921-923   2005 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Actioned off in April 2021.
924-929   2006 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Suburban Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Last active Fall 2021.
950   1995 NFI D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF 4HP590
  • Ex-NFI prototype demo bought in 1996.
  • Off Roster - June 2009.
951   1993 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
952-955   2001 NFI D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R
  • Last two units (954 and 955) to auction October 2013.
1001-1004   2003 Prevost LeMirage XL-II Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
1005-1006   2004 Prevost LeMirage XL-II Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
1007-1010   2006 Prevost X3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • 2007 model
1011-1013   2007 Setra S417 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500
3001-3004   2008 Nova Bus LFS HEV Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
  • Renumbered from 940-943.
  • Carried green "Hybrid" livery from 2010-2013.
  • Last two units (3001 and 3002) to auction March 2023.
4007, 4023-4024   1982 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
  • Ex-ETS 4007, 4023-4024; bought in 2005-2006
  • Used as parts buses
7000   2007 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISM ZF 6HP602C
  • Demo unit on 1 year lease (August 2010 - August 2011)

Strathcona County Accessible Transit (SCAT)

Fleet Number Thumbnail Date Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
600   2003 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 SHC Mercedes-Benz 2.7L Diesel
  • Auctioned off, spotted with decals still intact December 2011

Transit Inspectors

Fleet Number Thumbnail Date Make Model License Plate Status/Disposal Notes
T1-210   2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 BRH-9302 Active
T1-211 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 BRM-5368 Active
T1-299   2021 Ford F-150 CHH-0652 Active

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