If you will be relying on the school bus to get your kids to and from school when you move into your next home, knowing what schools offer bus service in your area is very important. The local school boards in Windsor-Essex offer a resource to help you plan your bus routes, find your school, and stay up-to-date on bus cancellations and more.
I know that for some families, access to bus routes and public transportation is a key factor when deciding where to buy your next home. If access to a bus route is an important factor for you in your next home, you still have a number of great options for neighbourhoods in Windsor and Essex County to live in.
Within the City of Windsor, Transit Windsor has bus routes that cover the vast majority of the city, allowing you to have access to any section of the city from wherever you are. With bus routes such as the 1-A and 1-C covering the most heavily-traveled areas of the city, along with other routes providing a great way to get to all of the other major attractions in every Windsor neighbourhood, the bus routes in Windsor can help you get to where you need to be from wherever you live in the city. Transit Windsor also offers great options for getting to special events across the border, including sporting events, concerts, and more in Detroit. For more information about Transit Windsor, include route and scheduling information, visit the Transit Windsor page on the City of Windsor website.
Other towns in the region have options for bus routes as well. Tecumseh Transit allows residents of the Town of Tecumseh to easily access almost any point within the town, and also connects them to the City of Windsor with a stop at Tecumseh Mall, which hosts stops for a number of Transit Windsor busses including the 1-C. Whether you need to get somewhere within Tecumseh or are looking for a way to connect with Windsor for work, school, or a special event, Tecumseh Transit has great options available for you. Visit the Tecumseh Transit website for more information on their schedule and available routes.
Other municipalities in Windsor-Essex are also working on their own public transportation solutions. The Town of LaSalle is entering into an agreement with Transit Windsor to provide bus service in the town starting in September 2017. This will allow you to more easily get from LaSalle to Windsor and vice-versa with a connection to LaSalle from St. Clair College, which then has bus connections to other areas of Windsor. Whether for school, work, or any other reason, this makes getting to and from LaSalle, as well as getting around within the Town of LaSalle, easier for you. More information on bus services in LaSalle can found on the Town of LaSalle website.
Leamington has also recently introduced Leamington Transit to help residents get to the urban areas of the town. These bus routes have been designed to make it easier for the most people to get to the most popular areas of the town, and you can find more information about the routes, schedules, and details about the buses from the Leamington Transit website.
While not every municipality in Windsor-Essex has bus routes available, many do and this is a growing service that makes it easier for people to get around within the different towns and cities, and connects people more easily with the City of Windsor. I want to make sure that you and your family are able to find not only a home that fits your needs and wants, but also one in an area that has access to the services and amenities that are most important to you. For more information and to get started on find the right homes for sale in Windsor-Essex, contact me today.