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Service changes coming April 30

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 01:00 AM

Effective Sunday, April 30, 2023, various YRT routes will be impacted with service changes.

In addition, Major Mackenzie West Terminal will be fully open to the public starting Sunday, April 30.

View ourService Changes pagefor more details.

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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 or call...

Major Mackenzie West Terminal phased opening starting November 6

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

Effective Sunday, November 6, 2022, YRT Routes 4, 20, 720 and 760 will begin servicing Major Mackenzie West Terminal, with the full terminal opening occurring in early 2023.

Visit our Major Mackenzie West Terminal page for more information.

Masks no longer mandatory effective June 11 but still strongly recommended

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 11:35 AM

Travelling on YRT and Viva services:

When the June 11, 2022, provincial mask mandate is lifted, wearing a mask is still strongly recommended on all public transit services.

Travelling on Mobility On-Request (MOR) services:

Our top priority is to keep all drivers and travellers safe. Due to the close proximity to the driver and other passengers when in a MOR vehicle, masks will continue to be mandatory when using all MOR services.

Paratransit customers will continue to be pre-screened before they...

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Ride for free to Rutherford and Maple GO stations starting May 2

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 09:57 AM

The City of Vaughan is partnering with York Region Transit (YRT) and Metrolinx to bring Vaughan commuters the Mobility On-Request Maple-Rutherford GO Pilot Project which will help commuters get a ride to and from these two GO stations.

Starting Monday, May 2, 2022, participants of the pilot will use the YRT Mobility On-Request (MOR) app to book a free pick-up (when using a PRESTO card) by a YRT-operated vehicle from their home and get dropped off at their desired GO station. The same...