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Add your PRESTO card to Apple Wallet

You can now add your PRESTO card to Apple Wallet

Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 03:48 PM

With PRESTO in Apple Wallet, you can tap to ride using your iPhone or Apple Watch!

Metrolinx is making it more convenient to choose transit by offering customers another way to pay their fare by tapping a digital version of the PRESTO card in Apple Wallet, on an iPhone or Apple Watch.

This new payment option is now available on York Region Transit (YRT), GO Transit, UP Express, Brampton Transit, Burlington Transit, Durham Region Transit, Hamilton Street Railway, MiWay (in Mississauga), Oakville...

On-request transit vehicle with rider

Improved On-Request service available in your area

Posted on Monday, July 08, 2024 03:56 PM

On-Request is a ride-sharing service that allows you to request transit when and where you need it, within select service areas.

On-Request now offers more travel options within our expanded service areas where York Region Transit (YRT) routes are not available. If a route is available, On-Request will drop you off at the nearest bus stop so you can seamlessly continue your trip.

You can now travel to/from any address if a YRT route is not available for the following services:

  • On-Request...

Fare changes are in effect

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 12:01 AM

In December 2023, York Regional Council approved the 2024 budget which includes a 3% annual transit fare increase effective on July 1, 2024. This is the first fare increase since 2019 and will help to address the rising costs of running the transit system. Costs of operating the transit system have been going up over the last five years due to rising fuel costs, insurance, and operation and maintenance costs.

Children five years and under ride free

Discounted YRT fares continue to be offered...

Community Events

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!

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...