Monthly Archives: December 2013

Local Transit offers Free Rides, Extended Service

Today, December 31st 2013, many Toronto area transit agencies will be offering free service, and/or extended service. The following transit agencies are offering free rides tonight:

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Streetcars Return to Lake Shore Blvd. W.

The Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) work on Lake Shore Boulevard West has ended.  Streetcars on the 501 Queen and 508 Lake Shore routes are now operating along their normal routes and bus replacements have ended. The TTC had shut down … Continue reading

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Single PRESTO Card to Work in GTHA and Ottawa

Metrolinx, the Ontario Government‘s agency that deals with transit in the province, and specifically in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), has decided to merge its two PRESTO card operations into one. Currently Metrolinx operates two PRESTO card systems: … Continue reading

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GO Transit Plans Increase to Fares in 2014

GO Transit is planning to increase its fares on February 1st, 2014.  The increase is between 35¢ and 65¢ per trip depending on the length of the trip. PRESTO card users will see their fares increase, but at a lower rate.  The … Continue reading

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