November 9, 2006
Media Release

Complimentary transit for Veterans on Remembrance Day

Families of deceased veterans are also welcome to take transit free-of-charge
NEWMARKET The Regional Municipality of York will be offering complimentary YRT and Viva transit services to war veterans and immediate families of deceased veterans this Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11th.
Veterans and one companion, as well as immediate families of deceased veterans, can travel all day, system-wide without charge. 
Veterans can identify themselves to YRT/Viva drivers and fare inspectors by showing uniforms, medals, berets and blazers.  The immediate family of a deceased veteran may identify themselves with documents, including an identification card or service papers.
For route and fare information please visit or by contacting the YRT Call Centre toll-free at
1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978), locally at (905) 762-2100 or TTY line at 1-866-276-7478. 
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For more information on The Regional Municipality of York and our services, please visit
Media Contact: Tracy Smith, Communications Specialist, Corporate Communications, York Region
 Phone:  (905) 830-4444, ext. 1209, Cell: 905-251-6412, Pager (905) 830-3302

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