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PRESTO contactless payment to launch on YRT at a later date

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 10:44 AM

Effective Thursday, August 11, 2022, customers travelling on Brampton, MiWay, Oakville and GO Transit will be able to pay their fare using credit card (PRESTO contactless payment).

Please note: YRT does not currently accept PRESTO contactless payment through credit card.

For customers transferring to or from YRT services, it is recommended you continue using a PRESTO card or the YRT Pay or Transit Apps in order to receive the free transfer within two hours of travel. Customers transferring to or...

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...

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Ride to GO is now free for travellers connecting with GO Transit

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2022 08:45 AM

Metrolinx is working with York Region Transit and other transit agencies to make transit more affordable and convenient for travellers 

Starting March 14, 2022, your YRT fare will be free when transferring to/from any GO Transit service in York Region. You must have a PRESTO Card or valid GO fare media to use this fare integration. 

Visit the Ride to GO page for more information.