November 1, 2005

Veterans to receive free ride on YRT and Viva buses on Remembrance Day

NEWMARKET To mark Remembrance Day, York Region Transit (YRT) will be offering free rides on all YRT and Viva buses to veterans and one accompanying companion on Friday, November 11th.
Veterans should identify themselves to bus drivers by wearing items such as medals or blazers or carry a military identification card or service papers.
Travel will be free all day across the YRT and Viva system.
For more information about York Region Transit, including fares, schedules and service, please call toll-free 1-866-MOVE YRT (668-3978), locally at (905) 762-2100 or TTY line at 1-866-276-7478 or visit
For more information about Viva Rapid Transit, please visit
For more information on the Regional Municipality of York, the services we offer and links to our nine area municipalities, please visit our Web site at:
Media Contact:   Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region
- (905) 830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1232
- Email:
- After hours department pager 905-830-3302

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