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Ride Free with MiWay on New Year's Eve

Dec 16, 2010

MiWay - the City's new Mississauga Transit - invites people to ride its service for free on New Year's Eve and on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2011.

"This initiative contributes to community safety in Mississauga and it's an opportunity for new customers in particular to experience the value we deliver to passengers who ride our transit system all year round," said Geoff Marinoff, director of Transit.

"For those planning to travel home after midnight, we're providing extended evening service on routes that depart from local malls and GO Stations, as well as from the Islington Subway Station. This makes it easy for passengers to plan a trip whether they need to travel between cities or within Mississauga," said Marinoff.

Details:
New Year's Eve, Dec 31,2010 - 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2011 - 12 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Details on the extended evening service are available at www.miway.ca/holidayseasonservice. Customers can find customized route and schedule information at www.miway.ca, or by calling 905-615-INFO (4636) for customer information. To view scheduled departure times on a smartphone or other mobile device, visit m.miway.ca.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 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 one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens' quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."

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Media Contact:
Catherine Monast
Senior Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5046
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   catherine.monast@mississauga.ca


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