About Collingwood Public Transit
Colltrans, the Town of Collingwood's public transit system, provides a convenient alternative to driving within Collingwood. There are three regularly scheduled transit routes and the frequency of pickup at the terminal is every thirty minutes. The Colltrans terminal is located on the corner of Second Street and Pine Street adjacent to the municipal parking lot at 100 Pine Street. Currently the terminal is located outdoors and has two shelters.
Bus service operates on all days except statutory holidays. Buses are fully accessible and can be used for wheelchairs, motorized scooters, pull behind shopping carts, as well as strollers. The buses are all equipped with a passenger side access ramp which is available for use upon request as well as Q-STRAINTsecurement. All buses are outfitted with bike racks as well which are available for use at no extra charge.
Colltrans buses operate on a B5 blend of Bio-Diesel in the winter months and a B20 blend in the summer months.
Do you have a request for a stop or shelter? Visit Stop and Shelter Design Guidelines to better understand our selection process.
The Town of Collingwood offers two transit links to compliment Colltrans service. The Collingwood/Wasaga Beach transit link and the Collingwood/Blue Mountains transit link. For route and schedule information, please click on the links in the side bar.
Accessible transit service
Red Cross Para Transit
Operates Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact 705-721-3313 x281 to apply for eligibility and arrange for service. Fares within Collingwood are $2.50 for a one way trip and $4.00 roundtrip. Riders are asked to try and book seven days in advance, however emergency bookings can be made.
In Collingwood there are two buses in operation during operating hours. The first is a 2007 converted GMC van with a rear entry lift. The van can accomodate two accessible passengers at a time. The bus is equipped with a RICON lift and Q-Straint securement which is a five point securement system.
The second bus is a cutaway style 2009 Ford Diamond Coach with seating for up to three wheelchairs and 14 ambulatory positions. The bus is equipped with a RICON lift and Q-Straint securement which is a five point securement system.
Detailed information on accessibility equipment can be made upon request by emailing Collingwood Transit
Collingwood Accessible Shuttle
The Town of Collingwood also operates an Accessible Shuttle Service which is available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and midight, seven days a week. This service is available to riders in scooters and wheelchairs, and other accessible mobility transports.
The van is equipped with a rear entry accessible ramp with five point securement which the driver will ensure is properly secured to riders wheelchairs or scooters. The van can accomodate one other passenger to accomany them on the ride.
Fares are based upon a metered rate set out in the Town By-law.
Service can be arranged by calling Sinton Transportation at 705-446-1196.
Please be advised that due to Collingwood Elvis Festival events from Thursday July 24 - Sunday July 27, Colltrans will be temporarily detoured as illustrated on the detour map (Colltrans Elvis Fest detour map). The highlighted bus stops will not be in service during these dates. Please see map to find your nearest stop. Additionally, please expect small delays on Saturday July 27 from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. due to the Elvis Parade. Thank you for your patience. Colltrans service will be free from Friday July 25 - Sunday July 27. Colltrans will also run until midnight on Friday and Saturday. The Wasaga Beach and Blue Mountains links will run on the normal scheudles and fares.
Maps & Schedules
Colltrans Fare Structure
Fares as of Monday May 5, 2014.