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FREE New Year’s Eve Bus and Handi-Van Service

Event date: Monday, January 01, 2018, from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

The City of Peterborough is pleased to partner with Wolfe Personal Injury Lawyers for the third consecutive year to offer late night transit service on New Year’s Eve.  

Transit service will be provided on all 12 regular routes and buses will run free of charge between 7:20 p.m. on December 31st and 3:20 a.m. on January 1st.  The last bus will leave Peterborough’s downtown Simcoe Street terminal at 2:40 am.  Route maps are available at www.peterborough.ca/transit.  

Handi-Van service will also run during the same hours, with up to 2 vans in service.  Handi-Van customer service staff will accept trip request bookings from eligible clients until 12:20 a.m. and service will continue until 3:20 a.m.  Handi-van bookings are accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Handi-van riders wishing to travel during peak times are encouraged to reserve their trips in advance.    
 

Councillor Don Vassiliadis, Monaghan Ward, the City’s Chair of Transportation and Bill Wolfe of Wolfe Personal Injury Lawyers encourage residents to drink responsibly and to make their New Year’s Eve transportation plans ahead of time.  The continuation of the free New Year’s Eve Transit Service provides an additional transportation option, encouraging everyone to enjoy a safe and prosperous transition into 2018. Approximately 6,000 riders used the free New Year’s Eve service in the first two years.

 The media release is online.