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Overview - Winnipeg

Located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, Winnipeg is the capital and the largest city by population in Manitoba. It has approximately 705,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2016. The Manitoba metropolitan area comprised 778,489 residents as of the Canada 2016 Census.

Winnipeg's rapid transit network consists of a single bus rapid transit line.

Winnipeg Transitways

Opened 2012, Winnipeg's transitways consist of a single bus rapid transit line that serves the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba and the surrounding suburbs.

Southwest Transitway

The Southwest Transitway is a bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Harkness adjacent to downtown Winnipeg in the north to Markham and Stadium in the south, serving 13 stations. The primary service along the Southwest Transitway is the Blue Line, continuing in the north to Balmoral and in the south to the University of Manitoba and St. Norbert. Only the stations on the transitway are shown on the strip map above

The Southwest Transitway was opened in April 2012 and the last extension to the line was to Stadium and Markham in April 2020. The Southwest Transitway is operated by Winnipeg Transit.

ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Blue (Combined Service)6'4-5'10-11'10-11'
Blue - U of M Branch7-13'4-8'20-22'20-22'
Blue - St. Norbert Branch20'8-15'20-22'20-22'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Oct 17, 2020

References & Helpful Links

Southwest Transitway at Wikipedia

Official Website for Blue Line: Winnipeg Transit


Official System Map - Rapid Transit [PDF] [Last Accessed Oct 17, 2020]

Other Sources

Winnipeg, Canada at

Asset Notes

Blue Line color taken from official system map as of October 2020.

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
2020 10 v1

+ : Line/Station Extension/Opening | x : Line/Station Closure | = : Other Service Change | ! : Map change unrelated to service changes