Kings Transit Authority is a public transit agency operating buses in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. The system, incorporated in 1981, is funded by Kings County, Annapolis County, Digby County and the towns of Berwick, Wolfville, Kentville, Middleton, Annapolis Royal, and Digby.
|Slogan||The Friendly Bus Service|
|Headquarters||New Minas, Nova Scotia|
|Service area||Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia|
|Service type||Public Transit|
Kings Transit originally operated between Wolfville and Kentville, eventually expanding to Greenwood in western Kings County.
In 2000, the Municipality of the County of Annapolis funded the system's expansion to Bridgetown and eventually Annapolis Royal. The Municipality of the District of Digby funded the expansion of Kings Transit west to Weymouth, serving Upper Clements Park, Cornwallis Park and Digby. The Municipality of the District of West Hants funded the system's eastern expansion from Wolfville through Hantsport to Brooklyn.
Today the Kings Transit system consists of six routes, primarily travelling on Trunk 1 from Hantsport to Weymouth.
|46||GMC / Turtle Top||Odyssey XL
|47||MCI||TC40-102A Classic||1989||Spare buses|
|48||MCI||TC40-102N Classic||1990||Spare bus|
|49 - 50||Chevrolet / Turtle Top||Odyssey XL
||2007||Primarily used on the Brooklyn-Wolfville routes.|
|51 - 56||New Flyer Industries||D40LF
||2005||Primarily used on Wolfville-Greenwood routes and Bridgetown-Greenwood routes. 55 is a spare bus.|
|57 - 58||ElDorado National||E-Z Rider II MAX
||2007||Primarily used on the Bridgetown-Weymouth routes|
Bus routes run every two hours, Bus fare cost per route is 3.50$ for Adults and Seniors and 1.75$ for children aged 5 to 11.
Travels via Trunk 1 from Wolfville Town Centre, through the shopping center of the Annapolis Valley, New Minas, Downtown Kentville, the Kentville Industrial Park, the town of Berwick, and the Villages of Aylesford, Kingston and Greenwood before stopping at Greenwood Mall.
Travels Route 1 backwards, starting at Greenwood Mall and ending at Wolfville Town Centre.
Travels from Station Lane in Downtown Kentville, through North Kentville passing the NSCC Kingstec Campus and the Valley Regional Hospital, the Village of Port Williams, the town of Wolfville, the Historical site of Grand Pre and the farmlands of Avonport before stopping at Tannery Road in Hantsport.
Travels via Trunk 1 from Post Office Street in Bridgetown through Lawrencetown passing the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences Campus, Middleton passing the NSCC Annapolis Campus, Solidiers Memorial Hospital, and the communities of Nictaux and Wilmot before turning down Highway 201 to Greenwood, eventually stopping at Greenwood Mall.
Travels Route 3 backwards from Greenwood Mall to Post Office Street in Bridgetown.
Travels via Trunk 1 from Post Office Street in Bridgetown through the community of Granville, Downtown Annapolis Royal passing the Historic site of Fort Anne, Annapolis Community Health Centre and the communities of Clementsport and Cornwallis before stopping at Cornwallis Mall.
Travels Route 4 backwards from Cornwallis Mall to Post Office Street in Bridgetown.
Travels via Trunk 1 and Highway 101 from Cornwallis Mall, through the community of Smith's Cove, the commercial district and downtown Digby, the communities of Barton and Gilbert's Cove before stopping at Foodland in Weymouth.
Travels Route 5 backwards from Foodland in Weymouth to Cornwallis Mall.
Travels via Trunk 1 from Greenwood Mall, through the Villages of Greenwood, Kingston and Aylesford, the town of Berwick, the Kentville Industrial Park, Downtown and North Kentville passing NSCC Kingstec Campus and the Valley Regional Hospital, and the Annapolis Valley Shopping Centre, New Minas before stopping in Wolfville Town Centre. Route 6 runs the opposite hour of Route 1.
Travels Route 6 backwards from Wolfville Town Centre, by-passing North Kentville, to the Greenwood Mall. Route 6 runs the opposite hour of Route 1.