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Midland/Penetanguishene Transit
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*Mid-Pen Transit to resume regular schedule and fare collection beginning Monday, August 24*

The resumption of the regular transit schedule means the Penetanguishene route will begin at 6:30 a.m., Midland South at 6:45 a.m., and Midland North at 7:15 a.m. Saturday service will also resume, beginning August 29. For full details on the transit schedule, please visit Midland.ca/Transit.

With fare collection resuming, transit riders have the option of paying with exact fare ($2.50 for adults age 18-64, $2.25 for students age 7-17 and seniors age 65+) or through reloadable transit SmartCards.​

Transit riders can reload SmartCards at the following locations:

  • Midland Municipal Office
    • Hours: 8:30 to 1:00 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
    • No appointment needed.

  • North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre (Midland)
    • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.
    • No appointment needed. 

  • Penetanguishene Municipal Office
    • Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.​
    • No appointment needed.

  • Penetanguishene Public Library
    • Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
    • ​No appointment needed.​​
*Riders must wear non-medical masks when using transit (with exceptions given to certain individuals based on the Chief Medical Officer’s instructions),​ and use hand sanitizer when boarding*

King Street Rejuvenation Detour Map

Updated as of July 23, 2020


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2020 Midland-Penetanguishene Transit Route & Schedule


Midland-Penetanguishene Transit Routes

(As of January 1, 2020)

​​Midland North Route 
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Midland South Route
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​​Penetanguishene Route
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Transfer Zone
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​​North-South Changeover Point
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 2020 Transit Information

Route Schedules - Monday - Friday (No Sunday or holiday service)

Please be advised that Mid-Pen Transit is currently running on the "Saturday" schedule for all weekdays until further notice.​

​Penetanguishene

(Leaving GBG Hospital)

​Midland South

(Leaving Midland Library)​

​Midland North

(Leaving Midland Library)

6:30 a.m.

7:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m.​

​6:45 a.m.

7:45 a.m.

8:45 a.m.

9:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

1:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m.

3:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

5:45 p.m.​

​7:15 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

9:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m.

12:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m.

2:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m.

4:15 p.m.

5:15 p.m.​

Route Schedules - Saturday Service - Suspended until at least May 23, 2020

​Please be advised that the Saturday service has been suspended until at least May 23, 2020.

​Penetanguishene

(Leaving GBG Hospital)

​Midland South

(Leaving Midland Library)

​Midland North

(Leaving Midland Library)

​8:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m.​

​8:45 a.m.

9:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

1:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m.

3:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.​

​9:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m.

12:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m.

2:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m.

4:15 p.m.​

Flag Down Service

Numerous bus stops have been placed along our fixed routes to designate safe places to get on or off of a bus. 

However, passengers seeking bus service are not required to be at a bus stop or shelter to get on or off of a bus. MPT allows passengers standing in a safe location to flag down bus along its route and get on the bus.

Fares & TransitFare Pass

​Adults (18-64): $2.50 cash or $1.50 SmartCard

Seniors (65+): $2.25 cash or $1.25 SmartCard

Students (7-17): $2.25 cash or $1.25 SmartCard

Children 6 and under: Free

*Drivers cannot provide change – exact fare only*

There is a one-time fee of $3.25 for each SmartCard and they can be reloaded in groups of 5 rides, up to a maximum of 50 rides. Please note these cards are non-refundable.​​

Reloadable SmartCards

​Reloadable SmartCards are available at:

Midland Town Offices (705-526-4275)
575 Dominion Avenue, Midland​
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Midland Public Library (705-526-4216)
320 King Street, Midland
Please visit Midland Library website for hours of operation

Penetanguishene Town Hall (705-549-7453)
10 Robert Street West, Penetanguishene
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Penetanguishene Public Library (705-549-7164)
24 Simcoe Street, Penetanguishene
Please visit Penetanguishene Library website​ for hours of operation

Transfer Information

​​There are three locations where the Penetanguishene Route and Midland Route intersect and provide free transfer points:

Georgian Bay General Hospital - 1112 St Andrews Dr, Midland, ON

Huronia Medical Centre Bus Shelter - 240 Penetanguishene Rd, Midland, ON

Huronia Mall - 9225 County Road 93, Midland, ON

How do transfers work?

A transfer must be requested at the time the fare is paid. One transfer is required per person. Transfers are imprinted with the date and time and are valid for 30 minutes from time of receipt on any Midland-Penetanguishene Transit bus going any direction.​

LINX Bus (Midland/Penetanguishene to Barrie Route)

Passengers can transfer from the LINX to Midland-Penetanguishene Transit free of charge. When transferring from Midland-Penetanguishene Transit to the LINX the fare is reduced by $1.

Riding the Bus

  1. The bus stops at marked bus stops.
  2. The bus also uses the "Hail Bus" (flag down service) method where traffic flow permits.
  3. Our friendly drivers will ensure a safe and pleasant trip.
  4. Any articles found on the bus will be taken to the Midland Bus Depot located at 731 Ontario Street (call 705-526-4275 ext. 2401 during regular business hours).

  5. Smoking, drinking or eating are prohibited on the bus.

  6. Transportation of animals is forbidden, with the exception of a service animal accompanying a rider.

  7. Strollers are permitted on the bus, but for safety reasons must be collapsed.​

Accessibility & Other Features

​Accessibility

All buses have a loading ramp, kneeling feature to lower step, next stop announcement system, slip resistant floors, interior lighting, grab rails, and two wheelchair positions.

Other Features

  • Bike racks are available. Loading and unloading is the responsibility of the passenger.

  • Strollers are permitted on the bus, but for safety reasons must be collapsed.

  • Service animals are permitted on the bus.​

Specialized Transit

​For Midland residents who are unable to board the buses due to a physical, cognitive, visual, or sensory disability, specialized transit service is available and is for provided by Community Reach.

For more information, you can contact Community Reach​ at 705-526-4321.​

Customer Service

For more information, please contact:

Town of Midland offices:

705-526-4275 ext. 2217

Town of Penetanguishene office
s:

705-549-7992 ext. 110 or 121​​

​​*Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change. ​