Kids 12 and under will ride free on GO Transit starting March 9th

Minister of Transportation Jeff Yurek. Photo:

Kids 12 and under can ride free on all GO Transit trains and buses starting March 9th- just in time for March Break.

The announcement was made by Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek and Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster today at Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto.

“Letting kids travel on GO for free will make taking transit easier and
more affordable for parents and kids,” said Minister Yurek. “Whether
you’re visiting family or taking a trip to the mall, free trips for
children will help families save money and offer parents a low-stress
alternative to driving. Ontario is putting families first.”

According to government officials, children 12 and under will travel for free on all GO trains and buses without a PRESTO card. Children can already travel on the TTC and UP Express for free.

Quick facts:

Starting March 9th , children 12 and under can ride for free on
all GO Transit trains and buses without a PRESTO card or paper ticket.
Children 12 and under can already travel for free on the TTC and UP

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