A Member of the Rural Transportation Association
RTA: The Way To Go

Welcome to the online home of Sou’West Nova Transit Association (SWNT), a registered charity that exists to provide door-to-door, wheelchair accessible transportation options to ALL Shelburne County, Nova Scotia residents.

SWNT is a member of the RTA – Rural Transportation Association, a network of community transit providers across the province of Nova Scotia.

Book a ride with us for your COVID-19 vaccination

Have you or a family member booked an appointment for your 1st, 2nd or booster vaccination? Our service is available for anyone ages 5 years and older. We’ll get you there, and back home, for only $5.

This project is made possible by the support of the Government of Nova Scotia.

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Contact Us

You can reach us via email, phone or mail here.

Make a Donation

By making a donation to Sou'West Nova Transit, you will be helping to connect residents of Shelburne County with services, opportunities, and each other. Thank you for considering partnership with us through financial support!

Sou'West Nova Transit is a registered charity (824086250RR0001) and charitable tax receipts will be issued for donations.

Sponsors and Partners

Sou’West Nova Transit is funded in part by:
CTAP (Community Transportation Assistance Program), NS-TRIP (Nova Scotia Transit Research Incentive Program), and ATAP (Accessible Transportation Assistance Program), all initiatives of the Province of Nova Scotia’s Department of Communities, Culture and Heritages
The Municipality of the District of Shelburne
The Municipality of the District of Barrington
The Town of Shelburne
The Town of Lockeport
The Town of Clark’s Harbour

As well as donations from folks in our community, we have received generous grants for this fiscal year from:

JRB Fundraising Society
The Government of Canada’s Rural Transit Solutions Fund
Tri-County Betterment Association
Western Shelburne County Health Care Charitable Society

We also offer advertising partnerships:  businesses and organizations can place logos on one or more of our fleet vehicles in exchange for an annual fee or in-kind service contribution. If you are interested in partnering with us in this way, please contact us!

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