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Highway 3 Connector Transit Route Now Available

‚ÄčOn Monday, April 15, SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd., in partnership with the City of Medicine Hat and the City of Lethbridge started providing a new transit route connecting Medicine Hat to Lethbridge and servicing the rural communities in between. 

The Rural Transportation Pilot Project was designed to assist municipalities by expanding public transportation to rural communities. 

The Highway 3 Connector stops in Redcliff, Medicine Hat, Seven Persons, Bow Island, Burdett, Grassy Lake, Purple Springs, Taber, Barnwell, Coaldale and Lethbridge. The service operates five times a week with two round trips between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge per day. 

SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. buses arrive and depart from Lethbridge on 4 Ave between 5 and 6 St S. Bookings can be made online by visiting, and over the phone by calling 1-877-367-4993. SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. will be offering the service free of charge for the first two weeks.

SOUTHLAND Transportation has operated school, charter, commuter, and specialized transportation buses throughout Alberta and in Saskatchewan for over 45 years.

Media Contact:
Craig Loose
Regional Director, Southern Alberta
Southland Transportation Ltd.
403 287-1335 x 232