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JUTC’s Sub-Franchise Operation

About JUTC’s Sub-Franchise Operation

JUTC currently has exclusive rights to provide public transit service to the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region (KMTR) which comprises Kingston, St. Andrew, and Portmore and Spanish Town in St. Catherine. The JUTC collaborates with private operators to provide supplemental services on certain routes within the KMTR where the JUTC, by virtue of certain operational challenges, cannot safely or efficiently operate. Currently there are some 400 private vehicle owners that benefit from this partnership and provide public transportation services on select routes.

How to apply

  1. Purchase an application package at the JUTC Greater Portmore Office
  2. Complete and submit the application form inside the package with the relevant vehicle documents to the JUTC Service Planning Department (Portmore Depot) Mondays – Fridays 8:30AM to 3:30PM.

 

Documents to be submitted along with application:

New Applications

1. Application package receipt
2. Valid vehicle documents
  • Registration Certificate
  • Fitness Certificate
  • Insurance Certificate or Cover Note
3. Valid ID

Drivers License, Passport or National ID

4. One Proof of address

The following are accepted: utility bill received within last 3 months; post marked envelope dated within last 3 months; property tax receipt dated within last 12 months; completed Transport Authority Proof of Address Form signed by JP.

5. Police record

In the case of a company, police record for all directors is required

6. Structural Safety Report from ITA

Cars over 15 years and buses over 20 years old; required every two (2) years

7. Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)

Companies only

8. Certificate of Incorporation of Company and Articles of Incorporation

Companies only

Renewal Applications

1. Application package receipt
2. Valid vehicle documents
  • Registration Certificate
  • Fitness Certificate
  • Insurance Certificate or Cover Note
3. Valid ID

Drivers License, Passport or National ID

4. One Proof of address

The following are accepted: utility bill received within last 3 months; post marked envelope dated within last 3 months; property tax receipt dated within last 12 months; completed Transport Authority Proof of Address Form signed by JP.

5. Last issued road license
6. Structural Safety Report from ITA

Cars over 15 years and buses over 20 years old; required every two (2) years

7. Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)

Companies only

JUTC Sub-Franchise Routes

Coaster Bus Routes

Route No.

Route Name

Annual Cost

Half Year Cost

1 Hellshire to Downtown $493,000 $246,500
3 Christian Gardens to Downtown $605,000 $302,500
17 Greater Portmore to Downtown $605,000 $302,500
20 Greater Portmore to Downtown $605,000 $302,500
52 Golden Spring to Downtown $605,000 $302,500
53 Above Rocks to Downtown $493,000 $246,500
54 Border to Downtown $493,000 $246,500
97 Bull Bay to Downtown $605,000 $302,500
1A Hellshire to Half Way Tree $493,000 $246,500
3A Christian Gardens to Half Way Tree $605,000 $302,500
17A Greater Portmore to Half Way Tree $605,000 $302,500
18A Greater Portmore to Half Way Tree $605,000 $302,500
20A Greater Portmore to Half Way Tree $605,000 $302,500
97A Bull Bay to Half Way Tree $605,000 $302,500

Mini-Bus Routes

Route No.

Route Name

Annual Cost

Half Year Cost

6 Naggo Head to Spanish Town $180,000 $90,000
35 Seaview Gardens to Downtown $180,000 $90,000
48 Rock Hall to Chancery Street $180,000 $90,000
81 Waterhouse to Downtown $180,000 $90,000
82 Waterhouse to Cross Roads $180,000 $90,000
53A Above Rocks to Constant Spring $180,000 $90,000
54A Border to Constant Spring $180,000 $90,000
Papine to Cambridge $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Constitution Hill $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Content Gap $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Dallas $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Hall’s Delight $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Mount Charles $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Red Light $58,000 $29,000
Papine to St. Peters $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Tower Hill $58,000 $29,000
Papine to Westphalia $58,000 $29,000

Taxi Routes

Route No.

Route Name

Annual Cost

Half Year Cost

30 Waltham Park Road to Downtown $45,000 $22,500
Waterhouse to Three Miles $64,000 $32,000
Constant Spring to Woodford $15,000 $7,500
Jacks Hill to Barbican $15,000 $7,500
Papine to Dublin Castle $15,000 $7,500
Papine to Jacks Hill $15,000 $7,500
Papine to Norbrook Heights $15,000 $7,500
Papine to Penfield $15,000 $7,500
Rollington Town to Downtown $45,000 $22,500
Papine to Gordon Town $45,000 $22,500

Fares

Adults: $100.00

Children / students: $50.00

Download the Change of Name to Company Form

Download the Change of Vehicle Form

You will be required to provide vehicle details for both vehicles on this form. Be sure to take along the original vehicle documents (registration, fitness, insurance, road license) for the new vehicle. Your records will be updated subsequently both at the JUTC and at the Transport Authority.

Download the Proof of Address Form (Transport Authority)