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Take a Free Ride with MiWay on New Year's Eve

Dec 16, 2011

In the spirit of the holiday season, the City of Mississauga's MiWay - invites people to ride its service for free from 7 p.m. on New Year's Eve to 4 a.m. on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2012.

"We encourage residents to use this complimentary service because it contributes to keeping our roads safe during the holiday season," said Geoff Marinoff, director of Transit. "This initiative also allows us to introduce our service to new passengers which supports our strategic vision of a transit-oriented city."

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.

"This allows our passengers to easily plan a trip between surrounding municipalities or within Mississauga," said Marinoff. "Travelling on MiWay is also the perfect way to travel to and from the New Year's Eve event at Mississauga's Celebration Square." Visit Celebration Square for more information.

Service Details:
New Year's Eve, December 31, 2011 - 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
New Year's Day, January 1, 2012 - 12 to 4 a.m.
Extended evening service details are available at www.miway.ca/holidayseasonservice. Customized route and schedule information can be viewed 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.

Twittercue: The City of Mississauga's MiWay will offer free service on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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 "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5232
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   kimberly.hicks@mississauga.ca


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