City of Grande Prairie

Public Transit


Description
Offers public transit in Grande Prairie.

Service provides:

  • bus transportation in Grande Prairie

Includes:

  • SUPERPASS - a re-loadable electronic smart card used to pay bus fare
  • Transit Access Program - a 50% subsidy on the SUPERPASS to qualifying applicants
  • St. John Paul II Charter Route - charter transit to St. John Paul II Catholic School 
  • Grande Prairie Accessible Transit (GPAT) - an accessible, door-to-door shared transit service for people with permanent or temporary disabilities that prevent them from using fixed-route transit without assistance from another person; includes trips within the City of Grande Prairie and with service to the Clairmont area; all accessible transit buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts to accommodate clients with special mobility needs
  • Charter Service - a charter service that can be hired to transport guests to a special event within the region of Grande Prairie; charter buses can transport 37 passengers by seat and an additional 15 passengers standing
Key Provider: transit operators
Eligibility
Yes, Eligibility varies by program:
  • Transit Access Program - people with income that does not exceed the Low-Income Cut-Off level determined by Statistics Canada plus 30%
  • St. John Paul II Charter Route - students of the St. John Paul II Catholic School; this service is not open to the general public; transit operators may ask for proof of student status
  • Grande Prairie Accessible Transit (GPAT) - permanent residents of the City of Grande Prairie and residents in the County of Grande Prairie who live within 5 kilometres of the City Limits who are unable to use the regular bus service due to a physical or cognitive disability
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Access varies by program:
  • Transit Access Program - visit website to apply; proof of address, household income, and documentation for dependent children are required for the application
  • Grande Prairie Accessible Transit (GPAT) - visit website to apply
  • Charter Cervice - visit website to fill out the Charter Service Request Form and submit it via fax or e-mail; call to confirm the request has been received
Due to COVID-19, passenger limits are in place to ensure social distancing. It is recommended that all passengers wear a mask. Disposable masks are available on all buses.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
3-1-1 (within city limits)
Telephone
780-538-0300 (outside city limits)
Fax
780-538-4667
Web Site
http://www.cityofgp.com
Email
gptransit@cityofgp.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Transit fares vary by age and type of pass. Visit  website  or contact for details.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

The Transit Access Program offers a 50% subsidy on the SUPERPASS.

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) recipients qualify for a $10.00 monthly transit SUPERPASS that can be picked up at City Hall.

The St. John Paul II Charter Route is free to ride for passengers.

Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Municipal Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 21, 2021