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Blackfalds On-Demand Local Transit

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, click on one of the icons below to download the Pick-Up On-Demand (RideCo) App!

BOLT Route, Fares, and Map

BOLT delivers an efficient and flexible transit rideshare service model that features one 7-passenger van with one wheelchair-accessible seat and lift.

To access the 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), the Abbey Centre (4500 Womacks Rd), or online in the Pick-Up On-Demand (RideCo) App.

Drivers do not accept cash fares.

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

BOLT Frequently Asked Questions

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. In the event the 7-passenger van is down for maintenance, an alternative bus will be made available.

The Town of Blackfalds contracted Pacific Western Transportation 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)


BOLT Call Centre