Celebrate safely, take a Free Ride on New Year's Eve
Released: 8:57 a.m.
WINNIPEG, MB - Residents can recycle their Christmas trees for free at one of the 11 Let's Chip In depots now open daily until January 20, 2013.
Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) and The City of Winnipeg remind all New Year’s Eve revellers to celebrate safely tonight and enjoy a Free Ride with Winnipeg Transit.
The Free Ride applies to all Regular and Handi-Transit service starting tonight at 7:00 p.m. until end of service. The last buses leave downtown at approximately 1:38 a.m. For route and schedule information, visit winnipegtransit.com or call 311.
As a road safety leader in the province, MPI is committed to reducing alcohol-related collisions, deaths and injuries. This is the second year in a row that MPI has partnered with Winnipeg Transit to provide the free New Year's Eve service.
Reminder - New Transit fares in effect January 1, 2013
Released: 8:58 a.m.
WINNIPEG, MB - The City of Winnipeg is reminding citizens that new Transit and Handi-Transit fares go into effect on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Full and Handi-Transit cash fares will be $2.50. Reduced and Senior cash fares will be $2.00. New rates for tickets and passes will also be in effect January 1.
Your 2012 bus tickets will be accepted until March 31, 2013.
Winnipeg Transit offers a number of fare options including reduced fares for seniors and qualifying High School and Post-Secondary students. For more fare information, including pass and ticket sales locations, visit winnipegtransit.com and click on FARES or call 311.