Burlington transit is asking residents to continue to use transit for essential travel only.
Starting Thursday, non-medical masks or face coverings are mandatory Passengers must wear a mask:
At bus stops,
In terminals and
While on Burlington Transit buses and vehicles.
Only these customers are exempt from wearing a mask:
People with a disability or medical conditions that prevent them from wearing a mask
Children under the age of two
Mandatory masks and face coverings help making riding transit as safe as possible from the spread of COVID-19.
Board Burlington Transit buses from the rear doors. Fares are not being collected.
Oakville Transit and HSR are starting to collect fares in July. Burlington Transit customers will need to pay a fare on Oakville Transit and HSR when transferring. Burlington Transit is not providing transfers and SPLIT passes are not currently available for pickup.
Bus capacity on all buses have been reduced to help with physical distancing. When a bus is full, an additional bus will be added to the route. The full bus will say ‘Full Bus’ on the destination sign and not stop at bus stops.