Additional changes to Brantford Transit services to help reduce spread of omicron variant

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In accordance with the most recently announced provincial regulations to prevent the spread of the omicron variant of concern, the following additional changes to City services and programming will go into effect beginning January 2, 2022.

  • Monday to Friday Brantford Transit morning rush half-hour service from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. remains unchanged at this time. Extra services to industrial areas will be provided as available.
  • Brantford Lift will continue to operate during regular hours, with passenger limits in place
  • Brantford Transit will operate on an hourly schedule (every 60 minutes) Monday to Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday service remains unchanged and will continue to operate hourly from 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
  • Brantford Transit evening routes will operate from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. (routes 11,12,13,14 and 15)
  • A maximum of 15-17 riders will be permitted on each Brantford Transit bus at any one time
  • Select seats will be blocked off so riders are always physically distanced from each other
  • Roof vents will be opened to provide better air circulation

As COVID-19 cases locally continue to rise, and to do all we can to prevent further community spread, customers are reminded to only use Brantford Transit for essential travel purposes including work, medical appointments, pharmacy visits, and grocery shopping.

Brantford Transit will not be available on New Year’s Day (January 1, 2022) and limited service will be offered for Brantford Lift.

Protect yourself and others

As of Monday, December 20, 2021, COVID-19 booster dose eligibility will expand to those who are 18+ years old and 84 days have passed since their second dose. To book your vaccine appointment, please visit the Brant County Health Unit’s website at or Ontario’s online booking portal at You can also book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment through participating pharmacies at

Stay Vigilant

Please continue to follow these important COVID-19 guidelines to keep yourself and others in our community safe:

  • Wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, cover coughs or sneezes, clean and disinfect surfaces and stay home if you are sick.
  • Wear a face covering in all public enclosed indoor spaces or when physical distancing (2 metres apart from those outside your household) cannot be maintained outdoors to reduce the risk of transmission.
  • Book your COVID-19 vaccination through the Brant County Health Unit.

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