What's New for Smart Cards

Online Loading Launch Date is TBD, in the meantime...

Prepare for Online Loading

What you will need:

1. A valid email address

2. A valid VISA, MASTERCARD or AMERICAN EXPRESS (debit Visa/MasterCard will not be accepted online)

3. CKTransit Smart Card 


New Style:

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*Card displays Online Activation Code for registering*

Old Style:

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*Does not display an Online Activation Code for registering. Call 519-390-1998 to have a Customer Service Representative manually register your Smart Card for online loading*

Smart Card service for Accessible Transit is now available in both Chatham and Wallaceburg.

COMING SOON: How To: Online Loading Instructions

Evening Service

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent will be piloting an evening transit service in the community of Chatham. Unlike the daytime fixed route service, this service will require riders to request a trip via a mobile application, web portal, or by calling.  More information coming soon!

Service Changes to Route 5 – Additional Stops added and Minor Route Alteration

Route 5 will no longer turn around at Community Living on Riverview Drive and head back to Keil Drive. Starting September 9, 2019 the bus will now continue to Bloomfield Rd where CKTransit has added 3 stops. From Riverview Drive the bus will turn left onto Bloomfield travel to Richmond and proceed east on Richmond to Keil. The map below shows the changes and stop locations introduced.

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Additionally Route 5 will now service King Street East from Prince Street to Fifth Street as it travels back to the terminal.

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Updated maps for route 5 will be posted on the website by the end of this week for CKTransit riders to review and print. 

New Route - Urban Transit

As of September 3, 2019 - A new route in Chatham to service St. Clair College, Gateway Casino, Holiday Inn and Bradley Centre. 

Revised Route - Urban Transit

Effective September 9, 2019, the transit stop located at Prince Street between Wellington Street and Park Street will be eliminated.  Revised route is shown in the attached photo.

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Improved Frequency Inter-Urban Transit

Mid-day run for Routes A,C and D beginning September 3, 2019 Monday to Friday. Mid-day run will not take place on Saturday's or Statutory Holiday's.

Bus leaving the terminal in Chatham at 12:15p.m. and returning at 2:45p.m.

Inter-Urban - Route Improvements 

CKTransit will now offer a direct route for St. Clair College students on Routes A and D, effective September 3, 2019.  Minor route adjustments have been made in order to offer this new service for students. For full route details and changes please visit the Inter-Urban Transit page. 

Bus Stop Signage 

Coming soon - New CKTransit bus stop signs.