Transportation

NRT On Demand - Public Transportation

Beginning August 17, 2020 a long awaited public transportation service will be available in Grimsby!  NRT On Demand.  The smartest new way to get around West Niagara
Grimsby Town Council and staff are excited to see the launch of an affordable, efficient, accessible and flexible transportation solution for the community.

NRT On Demand is a ride-share service partnership between local municipalities, Niagara Region and Via Mobility.  Residents will be able to book a trip using their smartphone app, or a service number to schedule a ride, in as little as 15 before the trip. 

Service hours are 7 am - 10 pm, Monday - Saturday

Not only does this public transportation service provide municipal transportation, it also is part of the inter-municipal transportation system with the Niagara Region

  • Trips within Grimsby are $3 per ride
  • Trips from Grimsby to other communities in West Niagara are $6 ride
  • Trips from Grimsby to the transit hub stations in St Catharines, Welland or Port Colborne are a $6 ride, and from their riders can transfer to the local public transportation system to continue on

For full details visit the:   NRT On Demand Website

To download the smartphone app:       Google Play Store             Apple App Store

To call for customer service:    

 

Transportation Services for Seniors

Community Support Services of Niagara (CSSN) is a non-profit agency that provides transportation services to seniors 60 years of age or older, or adults with disabilities who wish to remain in their homes. Volunteers provide paid rides to medical appointments, banking and grocery shopping.

Rates and notice
A flat rate fee is charged for local rides. Rates for rides outside local area are based on actual mileage. CSSN requires five days' notice to arrange for rides.

Contact CSSN
Office Phone: 905-563-9501 ext. 24
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-563-8523
Contact CSSN online

Red Cross Grimsby accessible transportation program

The Canadian Red Cross provides transportation for the frail, elderly and disabled in the community. The service is for those unable to use public transportation or private means, provided through a partnership between the Canadian Red Cross, Town of Grimsby and the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN.

Applications available at: 905-680-4099 ext.7249

General Roads Information

The Town of Grimsby has 171 kilometres of roadway throughout the municipality and 93 kilometres of sidewalk below the escarpment servicing residents and visitors.

QEW interchanges

The Queen Elizabeth Way highway is a six lane major highway that runs from Toronto to Fort Erie. Three interchanges allow access to the Town of Grimsby: Casablanca Boulevard, Christie Street and Bartlett Avenue.

Regional roads

Niagara Region roads are maintained by Regional Public Works Operations. Regionally owned roads include:

  • Casablanca Boulevard
  • Christie Street
  • Mountain Street (below and above the escarpment)
  • Mud Street East and West
  • Bartlett Avenue
  • Livingston Avenue
  • Main Street East and West
  • South Service Road
Road maintenance and parking

Grimsby's network of local streets and roads are maintained to a high standard and there is ample parking in the downtown core.

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