Cochrane On-Demand Local Transit (COLT)
COLT is Cochrane's local on-demand, "stop-to-stop", ride-sharing transit service!
When you want to ride with COLT, you can book a bus using the website, mobile app or by calling 403-851-5995. Multiple trips can be booked up to a week in advance. When your bus is on the way, check the stop you are assigned to, wait for pick-up and enjoy the ride!
- Operating Hours: Monday to Friday 5:45am - 8:00pm; Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm
- Fare Types: single ticket; books of 10; monthly adult, youth, senior passes available
How Does COLT Work?
The COLT bus shows up only when you book a ride. As an on-demand service, buses do not follow a fixed timetable or route, but goes to where rides are requested. Buses serve 149 designated stops within Cochrane.
Booking a bus:
Step 1: Create an account on the website or app, or call 403-851-5995 to book via the operator
Step 2: Enter a pick-up and drop-off location, time of travel, and search for rides. Once confirmed, choose your payment method
Step 3: Pick-up location is finalized 15 minutes before your ride time. Track your ride in real-time on the app or website, and check your phone for text message confirmations. If you booked via the phone, the operator will assign you a stop
Step 4: After boarding, show the driver your booking confirmation and enjoy the ride. Along the way, the bus will try to pick up other passengers as it delivers you to your destination