These GTA Transit Systems Are Offering Free Rides Home On New Year's Eve - Narcity

These GTA Transit Systems Are Offering Free Rides Home On New Year's Eve

Skip the ride checks.

This New Year's Eve, you may want to skip the Uber and ride local transit instead. Because thanks to very generous sponsors, public transit like the TTC will be offering FREE rides all night long on NYE! 

For the fifth year in a row, Corby Spirit and Wine has proudly helped Torontonians get home safely after midnight strikes on the new year. For the past four years, the company has sponsored the entire TTC network as part of its annual #CorbySafeRides program. 

Courtesy of Corby Spirits, all buses, streetcars and subways will be free of charge on December 31, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on January 1, 2018. 

Pleased to partner with Corby Spirits for safer travel, TTC Chair Josh Colle said in a press release, "New Year's Eve is a busy night for the TTC and offers extended late-night service and free rides for passengers thanks to this partnership."

As for which trains and buses will be open, the TTC has confirmed that all late-night service will continue until 4 A.M. on all routes currently operating Monday through Friday evening service.

Meanwhile, GO Transit is following suit and will also be offering free trips on all buses and trains on New Year's Eve 2018! Starting at 7 P.M. on December 31st, GO rides will be completely free until the regular end of service on Sunday evening. Regular GO Transit schedules will resume on New Year's Day. 

And for those traveling north or west of the city, the YRT/VIVA, Mississauga, Brampton and Durham Region buses will be offering FREE rides for everyone on NYE as well from 7 P.M. onward.

Here is a complete list of those late-night buses and trains throughout the city that will be your last free ticket home:

  • Line 1: last trains leave Union Station at 3:30 a.m. for Finch Station and 3:34 a.m. for Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station. The last northbound train on Line 1 YONGE will connect at Bloor-Yonge Station with the last eastbound and westbound trains on Line 2, and at Sheppard-Yonge Station with the last eastbound train on Line 4.

  • Line 2: last trains leave Bloor-Yonge Station at 3:37 a.m. for Kipling Station and at 3:37 a.m. for Kennedy Station. The last eastbound train on Line 2 will connect at Kennedy Station with the last eastbound train on Line 3.

  • Line 3: last trains leave Kennedy Station at 4:05 a.m. for McCowan Station

  • Line 4: last trains leave Sheppard-Yonge Station at 3:58 a.m. for Don Mills Station

  • Blue Night Network will run until 8:00 a.m. on January 1

Source: Newswire

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