More Mississauga Tweets
In the Spirit of Giving, MiWay Offers Free New Year's Eve Ride

Dec 17, 2012

Once again, MiWay is providing a safe way to get to and from your destination on New Year's Eve. MiWay invites residents to take the bus for free.

"Keeping our roads safe on New Year's Eve is paramount and we encourage residents to take advantage of this complimentary ride," said Geoff Marinoff, director of Transit. "This free transit service also allows us to thank our loyal customers for supporting us throughout the year."

MiWay's Service Details:
New Year's Eve, December 31, 2012 - 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
New Year's Day, January 1, 2013 - 12 to 4 a.m.

For those travelling home after midnight, service hours will be extended on routes that depart from local malls, GO Stations and from the Islington Subway Station. Extended evening service details are available at

"Our extended service makes travelling within Mississauga and between surrounding municipalities easier for our passengers," said Marinoff.

If you're looking for a way to celebrate New Year's Eve, consider taking MiWay to Mississauga Celebration Square where you can enjoy a free concert, skating and more, added Marinoff. Visit Celebration Square online or use the hash tag #MCSNYE on Twitter for more information.

Customized route and schedule information can be viewed at or by calling 905-615-INFO (4636) for customer information. To view scheduled departure times on a smartphone or other mobile device, visit

Twittercue: MiWay offers free service from 7 p.m. New Year's Eve to 4 a.m. New Year's Day.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.


Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Senior Communications Advisor
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5232
TTY:    905-896-5151