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:
Barrie Transit: Free rides from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This means that you will be able to get you for free to your New Year‘s event, but you will have to pay to get home.
Brampton Transit: Free rides after 7 p.m.
Durham Region Transit: Free rides after 9 p.m. thanks to the Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Durham Regional Police Services Board.
GO Transit: Free rides after 8 p.m.
Grand River Transit: Free rides after 6 p.m.
Hamilton Street Railway: Free trips after 6 p.m.
MiWay (Mississauga Transit): Free rides after 7 p.m.
St. Catharines Transit Commission: Free rides after 8 p.m
Toronto Transit Commission: Free rides after 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.
York Region Transit: Free rides after 7 p.m.
The following agencies are not offering free rides:
The following transit systems are operating extended service into the early hours of January 1st:
Barrie Transit: Service until 3 a.m.
Brampton Transit: Service until 3 a.m.
Burlington Transit: Service until 3 a.m.
Durham Region Transit: Service until 2 a.m.
GO Transit: Later train service along their Lakeshore line, and buses on other lines.
Grand River Transit: Service until 1:15 a.m.
Guelph Transit: the last buses start their routes at 2:15 a.m.
Hamilton Street Railway: Service until 1:30 a.m.
MiWay: Service until 3 a.m. on several routes.
Oakville Transit: Extra buses departing Oakville GO station as 2:15 and 3:15 a.m.
St. Catharines Transit: Free service until 2 a.m.
Toronto Transit Commission: Extra service until 4 a.m.
York Region Transit: Extra service until approximately 4 a.m.
All this service, and free rides, will hopefully be beneficial to many. All the best for your celebrations tonight.
- TTC offers free rides on New Year’s Eve night (globalnews.ca)