You are encouraged to Use and re-use the Information that is available under this licence, freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions.

Using Information Under This Licence

  • Your Use of Information indicates Your acceptance of the terms and conditions below
  • YRT grants You a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to Use the Information subject to the conditions below
  • This licence does not affect any copyright exceptions or limitations available under the Copyright Act (Canada)

You are free to:

  • Copy, publish, distribute and transmit the Information
  • Adapt the Information
  • Use the Information commercially, for example, by combining it with other Information, or by including it in Your own product or application
  • Provide credit to YRT when using Information under this licence but are not required to. If You choose to provide credit please acknowledge the source of the Information by including the following credit statement in a suitable location:

"Contains public transit Information made available under YRT's Open Data Licence".

You Must, Where You do any of the Above:

  • Upon the request of YRT, remove any YRT credit statement should YRT, in its sole discretion, decide that such credit is not in the public interest
  • Ensure that You do not Use the Information in a way that suggests any official status or that YRT endorses You or Your Use of the Information
  • Ensure that You do not misrepresent the Information or its source
  • Ensure that Your Use of the Information complies with all applicable laws and is not harmful to others

These are important conditions of this license and if You fail to comply with them the rights granted to You under this license will end automatically.


This licence does not cover the Use of:

  • Personal Information
  • Information or records that are not accessible pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario)
  • Third-party rights that YRT is not authorized to licence, if any
  • Public sector organization logos, trademarks, slogans or crests

No warranty

  • The Information is licensed 'as is' and YRT excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities, whether express or implied, in relation to the Information
  • YRT does not guarantee that the Information will be available in any particular format nor that the Information will continue to be available
  • YRT is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information and will not, under any circumstances, be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its Use, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage

Governing Law

This licence is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario.


In this licence, the terms below have the following meanings:

"Information" means information protected by copyright that is made available under the terms of this licese through the YRT website.

"Personal Information" has the meaning set out in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario).

"Use" means doing any act that is restricted by copyright, whether in the original medium or in any other medium and includes without limitation distributing, copying, adapting, modifying as may be technically necessary to use it in a different mode or format.

"YRT" means York Region Transit.

"You" or "Your" means the natural or legal person, or body of persons corporate or incorporate, as applicable, acquiring rights under this licence.

About This Licence

YRT wishes to use this licence as a tool to enable the Use and re-use of information under a common open licence. This licence is based upon the UK Government's Open Government Licence for Public Sector Information and has been adapted with the permission of the UK National Archives.

This is version 2.0 of YRT's Open Data Licence. YRT may, from time to time, issue new versions of its Open Data Licence. However, You may continue to Use Information licenced under this version should You wish to do so. Notices of new versions of YRT's Open Data Licence will be posted at YRT's website.

You must agree with and accept the above stated License Agreement in or der to download YRT GTFS or real-time GTFS data:

Fill out the GTFS Online Form below to accept the License Agreement.

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