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Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 04:05 PM

Come say hello to YRT and other York Region Public Works staff at these community events.

Learn more about transit services and road improvement projects in your community, and pick up some swag while you're at it. YRT system maps, York Region cycling maps and foldable paper buses will also be available.

We hope to see you there!

Community Events
EventDate and TimeLocation
Newmarket Touch-a-Truck
Thursday, May 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 1275 Maple Hill Court, Newmarket
National Public Works Week Family...

Share your feedback on the 2025 Transit Initiatives from May 5 to June 8

Posted on Sunday, May 05, 2024 12:01 AM

YRT is planning the 2025 Annual Transit Initiatives and we want to hear from you!

May 5 to June 8, 2024: Provide your input on service improvements planned for 2025

YRT always plans well ahead when making changes to services, facilities, routes and new programs. We are looking for your feedback on service changes being planned...

Transfer for free between YRT and TTC starting February 26

Posted on Monday, February 05, 2024 11:35 AM

Starting Monday, February 26, 2024, Ontario’s One Fare Program will provide transit riders with free transfers when connecting to and from the TTC and York Region Transit (YRT), using a PRESTO card, credit, debit or PRESTO in Google Wallet. 

Fare and service integration is a shared goal of the province, municipal transit systems and Metrolinx. Better coordinated fares make cross-boundary travel and transfers more attractive and affordable for riders, simplify their transit experience and help to...

logo graphic of the Transit Assistance Program (TAP)

Need help paying for Transit? TAP can help

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:01 AM

York Region is offering the Transit Assistance Program (TAP) to help make transit more affordable for eligible residents.

Eligible TAP participants can receive a 50% discount on regular adult single ride YRT fare using a PRESTO card. This includes a two-hour transfer window. After 40 trips, rides are free for unlimited travel for the remainder of the calendar month. 

For more information including eligibility and how to apply, visit the TAP webpage or call Access York at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75581.

Download the new YRT On-Request mobile app

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 01:49 PM

Book a round trip between your home or any address and a preselected location in your service area using the new YRT On-Request App, available on the App Store and Google Play.

With a few taps, book an On-Request ride in the app and our technology will secure your trip and York Region Transit (YRT) vehicle.

How it works: 

  • Book a ride for right now or a day in advance on your smartphone 
  • Request a pick-up or drop-off time
  • Get picked up at your curb 
  • Pay your YRT fare
  • Get dropped off at your chosen location...