For the second time this year, Blue Water Area Transit is adding new buses for services provided by the agency and the Council on Aging. BWAT added a total of 45 new multipurpose buses this year to provide dial-a-ride and fixed-route transit service. BWAT added a batch of 17 new buses this spring (eleven for […]
Blue Water Area Transit introduced a new historic trolley this summer. It is the agency’s 35th season of providing historic trolley tours. Recognized as one of Michigan’s best tourist values, BWAT’s one-hour trolley tour features over 50 local points of interest. Passengers pay a ten-cent fare, which is the same as the first transit passengers […]
Blue Water Area Transit unveiled a sculpture on Friday, December 14, at 12:30 p.m. The sculpture celebrates the many milestones of local transit innovation and recognized William Pitt Edison as the father of local public transit. The unveiling ceremony took place at the Blue Water Transit Bus Center, 720 McMorran Blvd., in […]
Important News! Please Read: Blue Water Area Transit has a New Seatbelt Policy Effective February 1st, 2018 all Township Dial-a-Rides City of Marysville Handicap/Senior routes will have a mandatory seatbelt use policy for everyone that chooses to ride. The new Seatbelt policy will cover ALL *passengers, including: > All persons using a wheelchair or mobility device > Children […]
Blue Water Area Transit demonstrated the new Quantum Securement System in one of our busses on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the Blue Water Transit Bus Center in downtown Port Huron. The Transit company is the first in Michigan to employ the system. Quantum is a new wheelchair securement […]
PUBLIC NOTICE BLUE WATER AREA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for FY 2018-2020 The Blue Water Area Transportation Commission (BWATC) proposed its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2018-2020 of 1.2543% each year for Department of Transportation Funded Projects. A description of the goal methodology is available for public inspection […]
New Michigan Tax on Compressed Natural Gas Sees Pump Price Go Up at BWAT Fueling Stations Port Huron, Mich. Blue Water Area Transit will increase the price of Compressed Natural Gas at its four public fueling stations on January 1, 2017, due to the start of Michigan’s new CNG fuel tax. The new tax […]
The number of passengers riding BWAT buses has continued to set new ridership records each year since 2008. In 2018 passengers took over 160,000 trips, saving money, fuel and the environment. Go the green way and ride blue wave!