The City of Peterborough has announced it is partnering with Wolfe Personal Injury Lawyers for the third consecutive year to offer late night transit service on New Year’s Eve. Approximately 6,000 riders used the free New Year’s Eve service in the first two years.
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 here.
Photo of transit users using the service on New Year's
Handi-Van service will also run during the same hours, with up to 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.
Don Vassiliadis, Chair of Transportation for City of Peterborough, riding a bus on New Year's Eve
Details regarding the hours of operation will be posted on the What’s New at Transit page here and at the downtown Transit Terminal.