The Regional Municipality Of York

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Leave the driving to us this holiday season

Newmarket – Sit back, relax and leave the driving to York Region Transit (YRT) this holiday season and take advantage of the many benefits transit offers. Ring in 2019 responsibly and safely while attending New Year’s Eve celebrations with free transit.

Check out the holiday service changes in effect from December 23, 2018 to January 1, 2019. New service changes will begin January 6, 2019.

YRT will provide residents with free and safe transit service to and from their festivities on Monday, December 31, 2018 after 7 p.m. Late-night service will be extended on select routes until approximately 5 a.m. Community Bus and Dial-a-Ride routes will follow regular schedules.

Holiday schedule

Customers can visit for complete schedules.

YRT offers local and rapid transit services throughout all nine cities and towns in York Region. More than 130 routes keep residents connected within York Region, as well as connecting to services in the City of Toronto and the Regions of Peel and Durham.

For more information, call 1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978), visit or follow YRT on social media. You can also check out, a website where you can view questions and answers about YRT or submit your own questions.

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Media Contact:        
Tamara Ostrowski, Corporate Communications,
The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 Ext. 71226 or
Cell: 905-251-6412

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