The Newell Mini Bus is a service provided by the County of Newell. The Mini Bus service is dedicated to providing door-to-door service to citizens within the County of Newell so that they may travel to Brooks for any appointments they may have, (i.e. doctor, dentist, hospital, hairdresser, shopping, visiting with friends or relatives, or just for an outing).
The Mini Bus also provides services for the mentally and physically challenged of any age, as well as adults of any age who don’t drive and/or have no means of transportation of their own. This, too, is for appointments or anything they want to do.
The Newell Mini Bus will also pick up people in Brooks who would like to visit relatives or friends in the County.
The County of Newell is proud of the service it has provided in the past and wants to continue in the future. There is a one-time registration fee of $10.00 and then each round trip is only $12.00! We encourage all eligible residents to use the service.
NOTICE - Mini Bus Service is suspended until further notice.
If you are having trouble getting groceries or medication
delivered, please call our minibus driver at 403-363-7890 or the County office
at 403-362-3266 during regular office hours (Monday
through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm). Efforts will be made to assist in
filling urgent needs.
Brooks Regional Transportation Service
The Mini Bus also makes trips between Brooks and Medicine Hat on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for residents seeking medical or other services in Medicine Hat. The bus departs from and arrives at the JBS Canada Centre (323 - 1st Street East, Brooks, AB) and the cost is $10 for a one-way trip and $20 for a round trip. Please schedule your ride by calling 403-362-6190.