For the second year in a row, City of Peterborough & Wolfe Personal Injury Lawyers have announced FREE New Year’s Eve Bus and Handi-Van Service. About 3,000 riders used the free service last New Year's and the City anticipates usage will be even higher this year.
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 a.m.
Don Vassiliadis, Chair of Transportation for City of Peterborough, riding a bus on New Year's Eve last year
Handi-Van service will also run during the same hours, with two 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.
Photo of transit users using the service last New Year's
The City of Peterborough and 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 2017.