Kingston Transit

Bus-It contract up for referendum with AMS and SGPS

The Bus-It program, a contract between the AMS and Kingston Transit, provides a universal bus pass for all undergraduate and graduate students through a one-time mandatory student fee. The program will be up for referendum in the upcoming AMS and SGPS winter elections.

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Cancellation of AMS Bus-It Program is unfair for students returning to campus

The cancellation of the AMS Bus-It program is a point of frustration this fall. Considering the cost of public transportation and campus parking passes, the program is a needed lifeline for student mobility around the city, especially for students living off-campus.Continue...

AMS Bus-It program terminated for second consecutive year

This year students who would like to take the bus will have to purchase a semesterly bus pass at $119.Continue...

Bus-It Program terminated for 2021-22 academic year

Thanks to COVID-19, the traditional AMS Bus-It Program has been scrapped for another year.Continue...

Worried about getting around campus this fall? AMS announces temporary bus pass option for students

The AMS announced on Aug. 12 that Kingston Transit had approved a temporary student pass option at Kingston City Council Tuesday evening.Continue...

AMS terminates Bus-It Program for upcoming year

As COVID-19 limits public transit in Kingston, the AMS has terminated the Bus-It Program for the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

Busing away from boredom

Kingston’s cold weather may have tricked you into believing that there’s nothing to do over the next couple of months except stay inside and binge-watch Netflix.Continue...

News in Brief

Federal, provincial governments contributing nearly $78 million for public transit

On Mar. 16, provincial and federal funding to expand Kingston’s public transit systems was announced by MPP...Continue...

Graduate & professional students vote against transit access fee

In this week’s referendum, graduate and professional students voted against the renewal of the “Bus-It” student fee, which provides low-cost transit access for Queen’s students. The vote — if ratified — would mean graduate and professional students pay $912 per year for transit opposed to $90.Continue...

Bus-It program fee renewal presents expanded routes and improved service times

As referendum voting approaches, the AMS is requesting a fee increase for the Kingston Transit Bus-It program. If passed, this would allow for expanded routes and improved service times based on student need.Continue...