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Grand River Transit expands service in Cambridge

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Grand River Transit will be expanding and improving bus service in the City of Cambridge.

The Region of Waterloo says “redesigned routes in east Galt, north Galt and Preston areas will provide more direct connections between neighbourhoods and major destinations, including shopping centres, schools and employment areas.”

Those changes are as follows:


  • More service weekday evenings and on weekends
  • Frequent service from Champlain Boulevard to Ainslie Terminal, and the south Cambridge shopping area
  • Direct connection from Myers Road to Ainslie Terminal, the south Cambridge shopping area and Cambridge Centre Station
  • New Sunday service to Alison area
  • Supports future service to Southpoint subdivision and the city’s planned recreation complex


  • More service on weekday evenings and on weekends
  • More travel options from Franklin/Saginaw neighbourhoods to Cambridge Centre Station and Ainslie Terminal
  • New direct service from Samuelson Street and Elgin Street to: Cambridge Centre Station, Franklin/Saginaw shopping area (No Frills), Di Pietro Centre shopping area


  • Direct connection from Langs Drive and Eagle Street areas to: Cambridge Centre Station, King/Bishop (No Frills), Preston High School, Preston Towne Centre (King/Westminster)
  • More service weekday evenings and on weekends.

The planned routes can be found on GRT’s website.

The changes are set to go into effect in September.

The region says service improvements will increase long-term ridership and support the expansion of the ION/LRT in Cambridge. Top Stories

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