Make Life Easy: Enjoy Free Transit on New Year’s Eve

WHITBY, ON – This holiday season, Durham Region Transit (DRT) is your easy, convenient and reliable service option for getting to your holiday destination safely. 
Thanks to the generous sponsorship by Ontario Power Generation and the Durham Regional Police Services Board, DRT is pleased to offer free and extended service on New Year’s Eve. Fare is free from 8 p.m. to the last ride of the night. If you’re out celebrating, let DRT be your designated driver. Be good for goodness sake, and let DRT take you home safe!
The free and extended New Year’s Eve service also applies to Specialized Services. As usual for Specialized Services, trips will be first come first serve and may be reserved up to seven days in advance (based on availability), until 7:30 p.m. on December 30.
DRT’s holiday schedule will be as follows:
Service Type
Customer Service Call Centre Hours
December 24
Weekday service
See last departure times on our website
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
December 25
No service
No service
December 26
Holiday service
December 31
Weekday/extended service
See last departure times on our website
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
January 1
Holiday service
January 2
Saturday service
Regular service resumes
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information on DRT routes and schedules, please visit
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Media inquiries:
Liam Hatch – Marketing Assistant
905-668-7711 ext. 2181 or