Remember how excited we were when the city rolled out its new transit routes (complete with spiffy new schedules) in July? Well, send those schedules to the recycling bin because the city’s done some tweaks to most of the routes. They take effect Jan. 12 and will come with a brand new set of spiffy schedules.

You can preview the route changes here. None of them are massively dramatic (except for the Saturday route #3 University-Sherwood Estates), but changes to time points are involved and with the weather as cold as it’s been lately it’s nice to be able to time your bus use a smartly as possible.

On a related note, I wonder how many different bus schedules Regina Transit has had printed up over the last 25 years. When my parents lived in Victoria I used to visit them every summer along with my other siblings. For a good 15 years, whenever I wanted to to take the bus downtown, I’d pull out the old dog-eared transit booklet my mom and dad had to check arrival and departure times. Not once in that entire 15 year period was there a route change. It sure made taking the bus nice and convenient.

And on an unrelated note, the Globe Theatre has a press conference scheduled for Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. to unveil a major announcement related to its future in downtown Regina.