Kingston Transit route 16
|Number of Branches||1|
|Types of Buses Used||D40LF/R XD40 LFS|
Route 16 is an accessible local/feeder route operated by Kingston Transit in the city of Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Route 16 runs 7 days a week between Kingston's VIA Rail station and Clyde Industrial Park, via the Kingston Center and the Coach Canada Terminal. Eastbound trips use a more local routing from the train station to Kingston Centre; via Portsmouth Avenue, Glengarry, and Avenue Road. Westbound trips use a more direct route from Kingston Center; via Bath Road, Portsmouth Avenue, and Princess Street, to go to the train station.
Route 16 operates at 30 minute intervals on weekdays and Saturdays. On Sundays, the route has a 60-minute frequency between the train station and the Coach Canada terminal, and 30-minute frequency between the Coach Canada terminal and Clyde Industrial Park. Travel time eastbound between the train station and the Coach Canada terminal is 30 minutes, while the return trip westbound takes 25 minutes.
This route has one branch:
- 16 - Train Station/Clyde Industrial Park via Kingston Centre
Route 16's precursor was a lettered route 'C'. This route followed much of the route of the current route 16, with limited service to the Clyde Industrial Park. Sometime before 2013, C's routing into the Clyde Industrial Park was replaced by route 7.
A major realignment of Kingston Transit's routes took place in September 2013, when express routes were introduced. C was re-routed to serve Kingscourt Avenue on both directions, and was re-numbered 16.
Route 16 was re-routed away from the bus terminal proper on October 13, 2015. It now serves the bus terminal stop at the southbound stop at John Counter Boulevard at Leeroy Grant drive.
Route 16 regained its original route in May 2018, when it replaced Route 7 service in the Dalton corridor.
- Kingston Bus Terminal: Eastern Terminus. Connection to routes 2, 7, 18.
- Kingston Centre: Connection to routes 2, 3, 4, 11, 12, 501, 502, 701, 702.
- Princess Street/Portsmouth Avenue: Connection to routes 4, 18.
- Princess Street/John Counter Boulevard: Connection to routes 4, 7, 14, 18.
- Kingston VIA Rail station: Connection to Kingston Transit routes 7, 18, VIA Rail trains to Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Commuter runs.
|Local||1 2 3 4 6 7 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 20|
|Express||501 502 601 602 701 702 801 802|
|Local||1A 4A 6R 8 9 12A 19 20 21 22 A B C|
|Terminals||Bus Terminal - Cataraqui Centre - Downtown - Gardiners Centre - Kingston Centre - Train Station|