December 17, 2008

Check your YRT/Viva schedule before heading out over the holidays

Holiday service adjustments will be in effect over the next two weeks

NEWMARKET The Regional Municipality of York advises residents to check York Region Transit (YRT)/Viva schedules before heading out over the holidays.  Between Monday, December 22nd and Friday, January 2, 2009, a variety of service adjustments will affect YRT/Viva routes.


Temporary holiday service adjustments include:


For complete holiday service details, please visit the YRT/Viva website at or call the Customer Service Centre at 1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978). 


YRT/Viva offers local and rapid transit services throughout all nine municipalities in York Region.  More than 120 routes keep residents connected within York Region, as well as with connecting services in the City of Toronto and the Region of Peel.  More than 18.2 million riders used YRT/Viva services in 2007, with nearly 73,000 trips made on average each weekday. 


For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit


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Media Contact:         Kim MacGillivray, Communications Specialist, York Region

                                 Phone:  905 830-4444, ext. 1209 or Cell: 905 251-6412


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