Attention: Schedule Changes

Route #66 is now running on the usual schedule.

Route #12 is now running on an altered schedule, as listed on the schedule page.

The Clarkson Shuttle (Route #68) is now running on an altered schedule, as listed on the schedule page.

Route #22 is suspended until 1/4/2021.

Anyone impacted by the suspensions or closures should contact Public Transit at 315-386-2600 to get a ride using the First Mile Last Mile program.

 

Public Transit has been given permission to allow 100% capacity for riders. To ensure safety, riders are required to wear a mask at all times while using Public Transit. Passengers with medical conditions unable to wear a mask must wear face shields in lieu of a mask. Face shields are available through St. Lawrence County’s Emergency Management Office: (315) 379-2240. We appreciate your cooperation!

Notice

St. Lawrence County Public Transit will not be running buses on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year’s Day – December 24-25, 2018 and January 1, 2019! We hope everybody has a safe and happy Holidays!

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About

The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence operates the public transportation for St. Lawrence County. Our fleet of nearly 200 vehicles travels nearly 2 million miles annually. Our buses are fully accessible, and anyone may ride.

First Mile Last Mile

Need a way to get to a Public Transit bus? Get in touch with the folks at the “First Mile Last Mile” program. It is free and easy, so just fill out this form and someone will help make all the arrangements. Don’t let the program’s name fool you because this services picks up and drops off people who live over a mile from the Public Transit stop.

For questions about reasonable accommodations/modifications,
please contact us at (315) 386-2600 or email to info@slcnypublictransit.com.

Rates

  • Obtain passes from any bus driver or at the Operations Center.
  • Drivers cannot issue change. Exact fare is needed.
  • Lost passes are NOT refundable, so keep them safe!
  • Children under 3 ride for free.
SLC Public Transit New Shuttle

ONE WAY

$2

20 RIDES

$36

30 RIDES

$53

40 RIDES

$68

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE NOTICE ON ROUTES 12 AND 66

Individuals who rode Routes 12 and/or 66 on the days and times listed above have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you believe you were present on Bus Routes 12 or 66 on the dates and times above, it is recommended that you be tested for COVID-19 and monitor how you feel. Please monitor your temperature twice a day for 14 days. Call your healthcare provider for further guidance if you develop the following symptoms: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscles or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea. Tell your provider that you may have been exposed to COVID-19. As an additional safety precaution, St. Lawrence County Public Transit is suspending these routes for 14 days.

SLC PUBLIC TRANSIT INSTALLS SOLAR BUS SHELTERS IN POTSDAM AND MASSENA

Public Transit solar shelter
St. Lawrence County Public Transit (slcnypublictransit.com), operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the County’s first solar-powered bus shelters. Thanks to supporting from the St. Lawrence Health Initiative, accessible, lighted shelters have been installed in Potsdam and Massena and are available for use.

SUMMER ROAD CONSTRUCTION 2020

Road construction has started in the North Country. Please be patient as this may cause unforeseen delays on Public Transit routes. Route #5 will end on 8/28/2020 due to a lack of ridership. We will plan to divert resources to create future routes to better suit your needs!

SLC PUBLIC TRANSIT LAUNCHES MASSENA SHUTTLE

St. Lawrence County Public Transit (slcnypublictransit.com), operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, is launching a Massena Shuttle run, route #70, on August 3, 2020.  This bus route originates in Canton daily and will travel throughout the town with regular stops in Hogansburg from Monday to Friday with extra stops in Canton, Madrid, and Waddington three days a week. 

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSIT CONTINUES TO WAIVE FARES UNTIL AUGUST 1ST

St. Lawrence County Public Transit (slcnypublictransit.com), operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, will continue to waive fares on all routes until August 1st. On this date, travel for runs will return to the low fee of $2 each way. Face coverings or shields must be used on Public Transit buses. These measures remain in place as a continued effort to support the health and safety of passengers and drivers. In observance of Independence Day, SLC Public Transit will be closed on July 3, 2020.

UPDATE FOR APRIL 17, 2020

St. Lawrence County Public Transit will continue waiving fare collection until June 1st for customers needing to travel for essential purposes. Routes in operation are listed at http://slcnypublictransit.com/transit-schedules. Due to Governor Cuomo's last Executive Order, all riders must wear a mask to use the bus. Unfortunately, anyone without a mask or using a covering that goes over the nose and mouth will not be allowed to use Public Transit.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSIT RESPONDS TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

St. Lawrence County Public Transit, operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, continues to be operational and is following cleaning guidelines from the Center for Disease Control. In an effort to minimize the risk of COVID-19, the agency will be waiving fare collection until at least Sunday, April 19th for customers needing to travel for essential purposes.