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Route 70 — SWARTZ BAY / DOWNTOWN EXPRESS NORTH
(Effective Mon Jun 23, 2014 through Mon Sep 1, 2014 inclusive)

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BC Day Holiday Service - August 4, 2014
Buses will be running on a Saturday schedule, with no late night service, on BC Day, Monday August 4.

Customer Alert

Sunday August 3, 2014 - Symphony Splash

Due to traffic congestion expected around the Inner Harbor, several routes will be on detour from 2:00pm until approximately 9:45pm. Please review the attached PDF file for details. (view 546.0k PDF)

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Stopping Policy for routes 51, 70x and 75

51 UVic/Langford makes all stops between Langford Exchange and McKenzie at Pat Bay, then limited stops as follows on McKenzie Ave:
  • St Andrew's School
  • Quadra
  • Blenkinsop
  • Shelbourne
  • Gordon Head
  • UVic


70x Swartz Bay/Downtown The 70x offers limited express service with transit stops on the off/on ramps at Royal Oak Exchange and McTavish Exchange. Northbound customers using McTavish Park & Ride will use the pedestrian overpass.

The 70x Downtown will stop at the following bus stops:
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
  • Lands End Road
  • Fifth at Beacon
  • McTavish Exchange Bay B
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Sayward
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Haliburton
  • Royal Oak Exchange, Bay H
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Mckenzie
  • Blanshard at Saanich
  • Blanshard at Finlayson
  • All regular stops on Douglas to the Legislature except on Douglas at View


The 70x Swartz Bay will stop at the following bus stops:
  • All regular stops from the Legislature to Hillside except on Douglas at Yates
  • Blanshard at Finlayson
  • Vernon at Saanich
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Mckenzie
  • Royal Oak Exchange, Bay I
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Haliburton
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Sayward
  • McTavish Exchange Bay A
  • Fifth at Beacon
  • Lands End Road
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal


75 Saanichton/Downtown Serves all stops along the route with the exception of the northbound stop on Douglas at Yates and the southbound stop on Douglas at View
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Choose Day: Monday through Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday

Monday through Friday - Morning
Trip
Notes
(see below)
 Government at Superior Douglas at Kings Vernon at Saanich Royal Oak Exchange McTavish Park & Ride Fifth at Beacon McDonald Park at Pat Bay Highway Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
   5:52 6:01 6:06 6:13 6:27 6:31 - 6:40
   6:20 6:29 6:36 6:42 6:56 7:01 - 7:11
   6:42 6:51 6:59 7:05 7:20 7:26 - 7:36
   7:15 7:24 7:32 7:38 7:53 7:59 - 8:09
   7:45 7:54 8:02 8:08 8:23 8:29 - 8:39
   8:15 8:24 8:32 8:38 8:53 8:59 - 9:09
   8:43 8:52 9:00 9:06 9:21 9:27 - 9:37
   9:13 9:23 9:31 9:37 9:52 9:58 - 10:08
   9:43 9:53 10:01 10:07 10:22 10:28 - 10:38
   10:13 10:23 10:31 10:37 10:52 10:58 - 11:08
   10:43 10:53 11:01 11:07 11:22 11:29 - 11:39
   11:13 11:23 11:31 11:37 11:52 11:59 - 12:09
   11:43 11:53 12:01 12:07 12:22 12:29 - 12:40
 
Monday through Friday - Afternoon
Trip
Notes
(see below)
 Government at Superior Douglas at Kings Vernon at Saanich Royal Oak Exchange McTavish Park & Ride Fifth at Beacon McDonald Park at Pat Bay Highway Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
   12:13 12:23 12:31 12:37 12:52 12:59 - 1:10
   12:43 12:53 1:01 1:07 1:22 1:29 - 1:40
   1:13 1:23 1:31 1:37 1:52 1:59 - 2:10
   1:43 1:53 2:01 2:07 2:22 2:29 - 2:40
   2:13 2:23 2:31 2:37 2:52 2:59 - 3:10
   2:40 2:50 2:58 3:04 3:19 3:26 - 3:37
 R   3:05 3:15 3:24 3:30 3:45 3:52 4:02 4:07
   3:20 3:30 3:39 3:45 4:01 4:08 - 4:19
   3:40 3:50 4:00 4:06 4:22 4:29 - 4:40
 R   4:05 4:15 4:25 4:31 4:47 4:54 5:04 5:09
   4:20 4:30 4:40 4:46 5:02 5:09 - 5:20
   4:40 4:50 5:00 5:06 5:22 5:28 - 5:39
 R   5:10 5:20 5:30 5:36 5:51 5:57 6:06 6:11
   5:20 5:30 5:38 5:44 5:59 6:05 - 6:15
   5:45 5:55 6:02 6:08 6:23 6:29 - 6:39
 
Monday through Friday - Evening
Trip
Notes
(see below)
 Government at Superior Douglas at Kings Vernon at Saanich Royal Oak Exchange McTavish Park & Ride Fifth at Beacon McDonald Park at Pat Bay Highway Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
 R   6:15 6:25 6:31 6:37 6:52 6:58 7:07 7:12
 

Trip Notes
RTrip follows 70x Swartz Bay routing to Fifth and Beacon where it continues via 72 routing along Resthaven and McDonald Park to Swartz Bay.

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