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SCTC detours buses during Geneva Street construction,
starting July 26



Update — Saturday, November 26, 2:33 p.m.: Construction has ended and buses have resumed regular their routes.


The Region of Niagara is closing

  • Geneva Street (Regional Road 46) between the Queen Elizabeth Way and St. Paul / Queenston / Niagara Streets

for a road construction project, starting today, Monday, July 25.

The St. Catharines Transit Commission is detouring buses operating along the 9 Geneva, 12 Vine and 109 Geneva routes while the roadway is closed.


9 Geneva St
109 Geneva
12 Vine

Starting Monday, July 25, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Fairview Mall Terminal, then detour:

westward along YMCA Drive;
southward along Lake Street;
eastward along Russell Avenue;
southward along Catharine Street;
westward along Welland Avenue;
southward along Clark Street;
westward along Church Street;
southward along Carlisle Street; and then
eastward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Geneva Street at Atwood and St. Patrick Streets and Russell Avenue, south of Maple Avenue and at Welland Avenue and Church Street and
  • on Church Street at Court Street.

Instead, inbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lake Street south of Meadowvale Drive, at Springdale and Erindale Avenues, south of Pinedale Avenue and Carlton Street and at Russell Avenue,
  • on Russell Avenue east of Henry and George Streets,
  • on Catharine Street south of Russell Avenue and at Beech and Albert Streets and Welland Avenue and
  • on Clark Street south of Welland Avenue.

Outbound buses start their trips in the Downtown Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Carlisle Street;
eastward along Church Street;
northward along Catharine Street;
westward along Russell Avenue;
northward along Lake Street;
eastward along YMCA Drive;
south- and eastward along North Service Road; and then
northward along YMCA Drive to the Fairview Mall Terminal,
resuming their regular route northward along YMCA.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Paul Street east of Carlisle and Court Streets,
  • on Geneva Street north of Niagara / Queenston / St. Paul Streets and Church Street, at Welland Avenue, Maple, Ottawa, Junkin, Linden and Spruce Streets.