Kingston Transit route 3

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Service type Local
Number of Branches 1
Types of Buses Used D40LF/R XD40 LFS
Related Routes None

Kingston Transit route 3 is an accessible route operated by Kingston Transit in the city of Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

Route 3 starts at the Downtown Transfer Point in the heart of Kingston. From there, it travels east to Ontario Street. It travels down Ontario Street until that street ends. From there it travels west along King Street West. It detours off King Street via Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard and Union Street to serve Queen's University West Campus, then returns to King Street until Portsmouth Avenue, when it then travels north to St. Lawrence College. From there it travels along local streets in the Polson Park neighbourhood to Bath Road, and then travels east along Bath Road to the Kingston Centre, its terminus.

Schedule

The route runs from 6:15am to 10:45 Monday to Saturday, and from 8:45am to 7:45pm on Sundays. It has a 30 minute frequency on Monday-Saturday prior to about 7pm, at which point it drops to 60 minute frequency. It also runs at 60 minute frequency on Sundays.

The scheduled travel time is 30 minutes from end to end--15 minutes from Downtown to St. Lawrence College, and then 15 minutes from St. Lawrence College to the Kingston Centre.

Vehicles

Route 3 is primarily a 40ft route, and uses New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR, New Flyer XD40, and Nova LFS.

Major Stops

  • Downtown Transfer Point: Southeastern Terminus. Connection to routes 1, 2, 4, 12, 18, 501, 502, 601, 602, 701, 702.
  • The Isabel/Tett Centres: Connection to routes 20, 501, 502.
  • Queen's West Campus: Connection to routes 1, 2, 17, 18, 20.
  • St. Lawrence College: Connection to routes 1, 2, 6, 18.
  • Kingston Centre: Northwestern Terminus. Connection to routes 2, 4, 11, 16, 501, 502, 701, 702.
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Current Routes
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
Former Routes
Local 1A 4A 6R 8 9 12A 19 20 21 22 A B C
Properties
Terminals Bus Terminal - Cataraqui Centre - Downtown - Gardiners Centre - Kingston Centre - Train Station
Miscellaneous Bus fleet