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Grey County's large landscape is one of our greatest assets, but, if you don't have access to an affordable means of transportation, it can also be a major barrier. Grey County is working to close this challenge through better coordination of transportation services.

Rural Transportation Pilot

In 2016, Grey County received $100,000 in funding from the Ministry of Transportation to develop a strategy to coordinate rural transportation for residents. Using this funding, Grey County partnered with Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce (HCSS) to pilot a better transportation system. With HCSS acting as the lead agency for the project, the Movin’GB Transportation pilot was launched in 2015.

Funding for the project was extended by the Ministry through the 2017 year.

New Service Route: Highway 10 Owen Sound to Shelburne

Beginning February 5, 2018, a new public transportation route will run twice per day on Mondays and Thursdays between Owen Sound and Shelburne on Highway 10.  This service is available for free to riders over the age of 18. On March 22, Grey County voted to extend the service until May 31, 2018.  The vehicle is accessible and travelers must be independent with all aspects of mobility, personal care and communication. Riders must be at the pickup locations at the arrival and departure times listed on the schedule.

Highway 10 Schedule * (Only running the morning route on Monday, April 2.)

Schedule is subject to change as improvements are made tot he route. Please check back regularly.

Grey County has applied for a transportation funding grant. The continuation of the Highway 10 Route was part of Grey County's application and will continue if funding is received.

What is Movin’GB?

Movin’GB is a support service which provides rides to non-emergency medical appointments, shopping, banking, and various social activities and programs. This service may also be used for long distance medical appointments to out of county medical centres.

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Transportation needs to be kept affordable. The cost of a ride with Movin’GB is $10 for round trips under 20km.  Trips further than 20km have a flat rate of $0.45 per km.

Coordination is key

At the core of the Movin’GB pilot is sophisticated computer software to coordinate passengers and vehicles. Residents looking for rides have a single point of contact for arranging a trip from multiple service providers. The software sorts the needs of all passengers and calculates the most efficient routes for drivers. This means less time spent waiting around by drivers and better access to rides for passengers.


Seniors and people living with disabilities are eligible to participate in the Movin’GB pilot.  To arrange a ride, passengers can call 1-888-660-6048 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

For now, the pilot is focusing on the underserviced areas in Owen Sound and the Municipalities of Meaford, Town of The Blue Mountains and Grey Highlands. As the pilot progresses it may be extended to other areas of the county and more riders.

Ontario Works Transportation Service

Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program recipients in Grey and Bruce counties can access Grey County’s transportation services to get to employment related, casework and medical appointments. These rides must be scheduled in advance and are completely free. In an effort to maximize service, Grey County will soon be using the Rural Transportation Pilot’s scheduling software.

If you need to arrange a ride contact Mark at 519-376-7112  ext.1350.

Grey County Transportation Route for Regional Job Fair - Owen Sound

Departure Times (appoximate)

Hanover Tim Hortons 11:30 am
Durham Tim Hortons 12:00
Dundalk Post Office 12:45 pm
Flesherton Remax Parking Lot 1:10 pm
Markdale IAD Pharmacy 1:30 pm
Arrive Bayshore Arena 2:10 pm

Departing Bayshore 5:15pm for return

Please contact Mark 519-376-7112 ext 1350 ( before 9:00 am February 28th to arrange for a ride as seating on the van is limited.


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Community Paramedicine

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Community Paramedicine is a newer form of healthcare that shifts paramedic into a proactive role.

Recreational Trails Master Plan

A viewing platform overlooking Georgian Bay from a Grey County trail.

Grey County is completing a Recreational Trails Master Plan to help us manage our trails and plan for the future. Through this plan, we are documenting trail needs and prioritizing future trail projects and management practices.

Connected County

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Explore this page to learn more what makes an intelligent community.  Read about key projects happening throughout our region and stay up to date on the latest news.

Alpha Street Revitalization

The Alpha Street housing community in Owen Sound is one of Grey County’s largest affordable housing properties. Originally built in the 1969, the homes were showing their age. 

Age-Friendly Communities Study

We want Grey County to be inclusive and welcoming to people of all ages and abilities. We recently partnered with students from the University of Guelph to look at policies that better support youth and older adults.

Green in Grey - Natural Environment Study

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Grey County recently completed a Natural Heritage Study we called Green in Grey. The study identified key natural areas and linkages and recommended policies related to these features.

ATVs on County Roads Pilot

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On September 6, 2016, Council approved a one-year pilot allowing the use of ATVs on many County Roads. The pilot was deemed a success and has been endorsed by Grey County Council. 


A community paramedic tests the vital signs of a patient in their home.

From 2015-2017, Grey County paramedics embarked on a two-year clinical trial to study the effectiveness of community paramedicine in reducing emergency room visits by chronic disease patients.