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Need help paying for Transit? TAP can help

Posted on Monday, November 07, 2022 01:00 AM

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

Starting January 2023, eligible TAP participants can receive a 50% discount on regular Adult single ride York Region Transit (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...

Holiday parades are back!

Posted on Friday, November 04, 2022 02:56 PM

Holiday parades are coming back to York Region, in the Towns of East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, Georgina, Aurora, Whitchurch-Stouffville and City of Markham.

York Region will have a holiday-decorated Viva bus, snowplow, Toby the mini-bus and staff walking alongside in the parades.

We encourage you to come out with family and friends to enjoy the parades!

Parade dates and times

Service changes and Major Mackenzie West Terminal phased opening starting November 6

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 12:15 AM

Effective Sunday, November 6, 2022, various YRT routes will be impacted with service changes.

See our Service Changes page for a complete list of affected routes, details and new schedules.

In addition, YRT Routes 4, 20, 720 and 760 will begin servicing Major Mackenzie West Terminal, with the full terminal opening occurring in 2023.

Visit our Major Mackenzie West Terminal page for more information.

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Cornell Bus Terminal now open

Posted on Sunday, September 04, 2022 10:00 AM

Just a 2-minute walk from Markham Stouffville Hospital and Cornell Community Centre and Library, Cornell Bus Terminal is designed to connect and serve those who live and work in the Markham area and beyond.

Cornell Bus Terminal is serviced by YRT routes 1 – Highway 7, 2 – Milliken, 9 – 9th Line,  14 - 14th Avenue, 16 – 16th Avenue, 18 – Bur Oak, 25 – Major Mackenzie, 522 – Markham Local, Viva purple/purple A and Mobility On-Request.

Learn more by visiting our Cornell Bus Terminal page.

Take YRT to Canada's Wonderland

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 12:01 AM

Canada’s Wonderland is open to the public! Avoid the hassles of driving and parking and let YRT take you there.

YRT offers options and frequent service to Canada’s Wonderland, located at Major Mackenzie Drive and Jane Street in the City of Vaughan.

From Toronto:

  • Take TTC to Finch Station and board YRT Route 760 – Vaughan Mills/Wonderland* at the Finch GO Bus Terminal

OR

  • Take TTC to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station or Highway 407 Station and board YRT Route 720 - Highway 407 Terminal/Wonderland*

OR

  • Take...