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Blackfalds On-Demand Local Transit

Welcome to the new Blackfalds On-demand Local Transit (BOLT), the local on-demand service with service to Red Deer North!

Pick-Up On-Demand App

BOLT is powered by the Pick-Up On-Demand (RideCo) App which is available for download on Google Play and the Apple Store.

To book your BOLT ride, download the Pick-Up On-Demand App (by RideCo) today!

BOLT Route, Fares and Map

BOLT is a two-year pilot program that delivers a more efficient and flexible transit rideshare service model that features one 7-passenger van with one wheelchair accessible seat and lift.

To access the new on-demand system, users can download the mobile app (see above), or call 403.885.BOLT (2658) directly to request a bus at a specific stop at a specific day and time (during service hours).

Buses can be requested up to two weeks in advance, or within minutes.

Fare TypePrice
Single One-way*$2.50
Monthly Pass (Adult 18-64)$60
Monthly Pass (Senior 65+)$35
Monthly Pass (Student 6-17) requires Student ID$35
10 Ticket Booklet*$20
Children (Aged 5 and under)FREE


* Tickets and passes must be pre-purchased and are available at the Town Office (5018 Waghorn St) or the Abbey Centre (4500 Womacks Rd).

Drivers do not accept cash fares.

See complete BOLT Map, Schedule and Fares in the documents section below.

BOLT Frequently Asked Questions

How to BOLT under COVID-19 Restrictions?

Blackfalds On-Demand Local Transit (BOLT) will be operating within CUTA guidelines. Once transit demand increases, so will shared ridership.

For your safety, the safety of fellow passengers, and of riders after you, we ask that you please wear a mask/ face covering during your time on the vehicle.

Have more questions? See our FAQ sheet below.

How many vehicles does BOLT run?

The Town recently purchased one (1) 7-passenger van and features one (1) wheelchair accessible seat with lift.
Future units will be purchased as necessary.

The Town of Blackfalds contracted Prairie Bus Lines to provide transit drivers, take bookings and provide a secondary vehicle at an hourly rate (if needed).

Have more questions? See our FAQ sheet below.

To book a ride

403.885.BOLT (2658)

Questions/Concerns?

BOLT Call Centre

bolt@blackfalds.com