Transit

Discounted 2021 Spring/Summer Passes

The transit pass offered by BUSU is valid from September through April, but we've partnered with St. Catharines Transit to provide a special discount to anyone studying in either the Spring or Summer semesters.

There are two discounted options available to Brock students:

  • Semester Pass, which is valid from May 1st to August 31st ($290, or just $265 with your Brock ID)
  • Spring/Summer Pass, which is valid from May 1st to July 15th ($200, or just $185 with your Brock ID)
  • Both passes are available from the St. Catharines Transit Commission at the locations below:

Downtown Bus Terminal
70 Carlisle Street
(Between King Street & St. Paul Street)

Day Hours of Purchase
Monday to Friday 7:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 10:15am – 5:15pm
Sunday 10:15am – 5:15pm
St. Catharines Transit Commission Office
2012 First Street Louth
(Across from the St. Catharines Hospital)

Day Hours of Purchase
Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
For any questions regarding Spring/Summer transit options, please call the St. Catharines Transit Commission at (905) 687-5555, or fill out their online form.
About the Universal Bus Pass
Students registered in 1.5 or more credits are charged the Universal Bus Pass (U-Pass) Fee. With your U-Pass, you have access to St. Catharines, Thorold, Niagara Falls, Welland, Fort Erie, Pelham and the Niagara Regional Transit Systems. The U-Pass is effective from the first day of classes (September 9th) until April 30th of every academic year. There is no Universal Bus Pass from May 1st until August 31st. For more information on your Universal Bus Pass, how to get to Brock and around the Niagara Region, please check out the resources that we have provided on this site. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your Vice-President, Finance & Administration (contact information to the left).

Each year Brock students use St. Catharines & Thorold Transit over 2,500,000 times. Knowing this, BUSU has arranged for over 15 dedicated routes that will get students directly to Brock. We encourage you to download the St. Catharines Transit app (link found on right) so you can be sure to never miss a bus and always know which routes will get you to your destination. Please familiarize yourself with the maps, routes and timing as you may live in an area that requires you to transfer buses at the Pen Centre or Downtown Terminal. Remember, you a required to have a valid 2018-19 U-Pass sticker on your Brock ID to ride the bus.

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