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City Transit Service

City Transit bus service is provided by the Red Deer City Transit department and travel along overload city transit routes.

Grace Period:

The City of Red Deer provides a two day “grace period” for the start of the school year. Students who have not yet purchased their Transit passes will be able to ride the city’s Transit buses to and from school without a pass on the first two days of school.  On the third day of school, students riding Transit must be in possession of a Transit Pass.

Transit Application Form:

All students wishing to access Transit services must complete a Transit Bus Application form and pay a $30.00 fee.  This fee is discounted to $20.00 if paid by the end of June and $15.00 after January 31.

To download the Transit Transportation Application Form visit Application Forms and Fees.

City Transit - Bus Passes

Students purchase and/or receive Transit bus passes at their individual schools on a monthly basis. Two types of City Transit bus passes are available. Students may decide on a restricted or an unrestricted Transit bus pass.

a. Restricted Bus Pass:  School days: 6:15 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. (must be at Sorenson Station to transfer no later than 5:15pm)

b. Unrestricted Bus Pass:  May be used at any time City Transit operates.

Eligible Students:  Students who live over 2.4 km from their designated school will be eligible to receive a restricted bus pass each month for no additional cost beyond the application fee. An upgrade to an unrestricted bus pass fee is noted on the Transit Application.

Ineligible Students:  Students living less than 2.4 km from their designated school can purchase a restricted bus pass for an additional fee. This fee is also noted on the Transit Application.

For City Transit schedules, routes and times, call Red Deer City Transit at 403-342-8225 or Click here