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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...

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...

Welcome to the new!

Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 10:05 AM

We’ve introduced a new look to! The refreshed website will help make your experience on even better with an improved menu layout, new features and accessible design.

Below are some changes and improvements you’ll notice:

  • Improved menu and content layout to make it easier to find the information you need
  • Schedule and next ride search added to Trip Planner tool on the homepage, so you can quickly find schedule information
  • A new dedicated webpage for Mobility On-Request service, containing...

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Cornell Bus Terminal opening Summer 2022

Posted on Monday, May 02, 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.

Construction is nearing completion and the terminal is expected to open for service in summer 2022.

Cornell Bus Terminal will be 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,...

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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...