You're going to have to pay if you want to take the subway this holiday season. \nOn Wednesday, it was announced that TTC New Years' rides won't be free this year. \nThe service, which was first offered in 2013, was cancelled due to Toronto's ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.\nEditor's Choice: A Storm Is Headed For Ontario And Some Areas Could See Over 25 cm Of Snow\nThe #TTC won’t offer free New Year's Eve service. In discussion with our great sponsors, @CorbySW, and given current restrictions, partying is not an appropriate thing to encourage.We hope everyone safely celebrates the end of 2020 by NOT gathering! Regular service will run. pic.twitter.com/2VFJA8x0MT— TTCStuart 🚈🗣️ (@TTCStuart) December 9, 2020\n\n\nThe TTC and its sponsor, Corby Spirit & Wine, stated the move was made because they didn't want to "encourage" people to party this holiday season. \n"We hope everyone safely celebrates the end of 2020 by NOT gathering."\nHowever, regular transit service will still run.\nOntario reported 1,890 new cases on December 9, 2020. Out of those cases, 517 were in Toronto.\nToronto and Peel Region will remain in grey level lockdown until December 21, 2020.