08 Jun

NOTICE: Public transit available in Prince Edward County

As the province gradually reopens the economy, the municipality reminds residents that public transit is available to help them get to work or appointments.

Quinte Access, the public transit provider in Prince Edward County, is working to accommodate the work schedules of residents who require transportation. Residents can call Quinte Access at 613.392.9640 (toll free 1.855.283.9640) and request a ride.

Quinte Access continues to offer specialized transit service for seniors and people with disabilities. Quinte Access will also help any County resident get to and from essential services such as medical appointments. If you meet the above criteria, please call Quinte Access at 613.392.9640 (toll free 1.855.283.9640) to discuss your transportation needs.

Quinte Access is taking extra precautions with enhanced cleaning and sanitizing in order to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus. Riders should carry their own personal disinfectant and/or protective supplies, such as hand sanitizer, wipes or gloves, and to wash their hands often. Quinte Access also encourages riders to wear masks or face coverings while using transit.

The municipality and Quinte Access have partnered to offer enhanced public transit throughout the municipality. Both parties are preparing for the launch of the fixed route and flex route services, which was delayed due to COVID-19. In the coming weeks, the municipality will consult with residents to determine routes that will best serve the needs of the community.

If you have questions or concerns regarding public transit, contact Kyle Ackers at Quinte Access at 613.392.9640 (toll free 1.855.283.9640).