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Improved Greater Sudbury Transit Sunday Service Starts April 19

Greater Sudbury Transit is improving its Sunday, Holiday and After 10 p.m. schedules for more
reliable service at every stop. Route changes come into effect starting Sunday, April 19, 2015. The
improved service schedule is available at www.greatersudbury.ca/transit , the Downtown Transit
Terminal or by dialing 705-675-3333.

“More efficient public transit on Sunday is a positive first step,” said Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian
Bigger. “I look forward to additional improvements that create a better public transit service and I
am committed to working with citizens and council to provide a more consistent transit experience
for people across Greater Sudbury.”

Lasalle/Peppertree 305 is a new route that starts April 19 to better serve passengers on Sundays
and holidays. Route 305 will serve stops previously on Route 300 to Lansing Avenue, between 11:
15 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Service to Cambrian College has been moved to Route 402.

Lasalle/Madison/Cambrian 300 is an existing route that begins split service on April 19 to serve
passengers on Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m. The last bus on Route 300 leaves the
Downtown Transit Terminal at 10:15 a.m. and resumes service at 7:15 p.m. to run until 12:30 a.m.

Barry Downe/Shopping Centre 402 will serve Cambrian College and the New Sudbury Centre on
Sundays and holidays. To improve travel time, the bus will no longer enter the parking lot of New
Sudbury Centre.

West End/Gatchell/Copper Cliff 640 will improve travel time on Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m.
by proceeding straight on Lorne Street to Copper Cliff on outbound trips from the Downtown
Transit Terminal. Inbound trips from Copper Cliff to downtown will serve bus stops in Gatchell. Bus
stops in Copper Cliff will also be streamlined on the inbound trip.

Regent/Four Corners/University 502 will consolidate four stops in downtown Sudbury with one stop
to improve travel time on Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m.

LoEllen/Copper/Four Corners 189 will improve travel time on Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m.
by consolidating bus stops in downtown Sudbury, moving stops on Latimer Crescent to Loach’s
Road, and moving stops on Louisa Drive and Muriel Crescent to Cam and Regent Streets.

Howey/Moonlight/Shopping Centre 241 will move stops on Donald and Yollie Streets to Raymond
Street to improve travel time on Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m.

Coniston 103 and Garson/Falconbridge 303 will introduce four stops at the RioCan Centre for
improved shopping convenience during outbound trips from the Downtown Transit Terminal on
Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m.

For Greater Sudbury Transit schedules, fares and more, please visit www.greatersudbury.ca/transit
or dial 705-675-3333.
City of Greater Sudbury Advises Residents to be Prepared for Spring Thaw

The City's operations crews are monitoring the spring thaw, storm sewers and roadside ditches en-route to
the large watercourses found throughout the City. Operations crews have been thawing frozen culverts,
clearing storm grates and removing snow from ditches over the last several weeks, as required, to minimize
ponding issues. City roads have not been closed at this point due to water-over-the-road, however, the
most vulnerable areas are being closely monitored. Citizens are advised to exercise normal precautions in
the vicinity of drainage ditches.

With the onset of rain and spring thaw, citizens are also reminded there are things they can do to reduce
the potential of basement flooding:
• Check your sump pump to ensure it is operating and your sump pit to ensure it is not blocked by debris.
• Reposition your downspout, if necessary, to direct water away from the foundation and any neighbouring
properties.
• Valuables stored on basement floors should be moved to a safe location if you are concerned about
flooding.
• Know what to do if your basement floods. The City of Greater Sudbury offers a flood preparedness
package on its web site at www.greatersudbury.ca. The most important thing is protection from electrical
shock. Do not enter a flooded basement without rubber boots and do not touch anything metal. Contact
your hydro utility and gas utility for disconnects, if necessary. If your basement is flooded with sewage,
contact a licensed plumber as a first step.
• Instruct your children to stay away from fast moving water.
• If you encounter a flooded road, do not attempt to drive or walk through the flooded area. If you are in a
vehicle surrounded by rising water, leave the vehicle and proceed to safe ground.

Conservation Sudbury (NDCA) will provide updated Watershed Bulletins on its website at www.nickeldistrict.
ca as required. Citizens with questions regarding watershed conditions can contact Conservation Sudbury
(NDCA) at 705-674-5249.

Citizens are reminded that 9-1-1 should only be dialed to report a crime in progress or a life-threatening
emergency situation.  Citizens are encouraged to phone 3-1-1 if they observe any concerns related to the
spring melt or flooding.