PRESTO

Haven't gone PRESTO yet? It's time!

Here's what you do... 

1) Get your card 

 

For Adult, Student, Senior and Child (E-Purse only) fare categories - not available for DRT Specialized Services or ACCESS categories.  

FREE PRESTO Card Effective July 1, 2014
Beginning July 1, 2014, customers wishing to load a Durham Region Transit (DRT) monthly pass or a (minimum) $20 e-purse value onto a PRESTO card will receive their card free of charge while quantities last (regularly a $6.00 charge).

This promotion will be available only at the following DRT PRESTO locations:
DRT Westney Division, 110 Westney Road South, Ajax - Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
DRT Headquarters, Regional Municipality of Durham, Main Reception, 605 Rossland Road, East, Whitby - Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
United Way Information Services, Oshawa Centre, Monday to Friday 9:30AM to 9:00PM, Saturday 9:30AM to 6:00PM, Sunday 11:00AM to 5:00PM
 

2) Load your card 

 
Your PRESTO card is:
 
FLEXIBLE - pay per month or pay per ride... you decide!
CONVENIENT - no more special trips to the ticket counter! Simply purchase online. 
TRANSFERABLE - one card can be used by multiple people in one household if in the same fare category!
EASY - just tap the card reader when you board the bus!
 
Are you a student or senior? All cards default to adult fares, so you must set your concession in person at DRT Westney Division, DRT Headquarters, United Way Information Services, Oshawa Centre or any GO Transit Lakeshore East (seniors only) rail station before you load your PRESTO card for the first time. 
 
Once your concession has been set, load your card online at www.prestocard.ca or at these locations:  
 
Load your Monthly (period) pass online at www.prestocard.ca or at DRT Westney Division, DRT Headquarters or United Way Information Services, Oshawa Centre. DRT period passes can only be purchased at DRT locations. 
  
Load your E-Purse online at www.prestocard.ca or at DRT Westney DivisionDRT Headquarters the Oshawa bus terminal in downtown Oshawa, United Way Information Services, Oshawa Centre or any GO Transit Lakeshore East rail station.
 
 

3) Register your card 

 
Registering your PRESTO card has several benefits. You can:
 
  • Protect your balance if your card is lost or stolen
  • Access your card balance and transaction history
  • Setup an automatic reload from your credit card
  • Qualify for the transit tax credit
  •  
     

    See Frequently Asked Questions for more details.