News

Posted Wednesday, 18 March, 2020

GRT service continues to operate, including buses, ION light rail and MobilityPLUS. There have been changes to ION and bus service schedules.  View schedule changes
Rear door boarding
Customers should board and exit through the rear doors of the bus. Only customers with mobility devices are permitted to board and exit through the front doors.
When you are on the bus, stay behind the yellow line on the floor. Customers do not have to tap their fare card on the...

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Posted Monday, 16 March, 2020

For updates on GRT's response to COVID-19 and transit services, please visit: grt.ca/covid19
Any changes to transit services will be posted on the website.

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Posted Friday, 31 January, 2020

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo approved a 40-month agreement with UNIFOR Local 4304 representing Grand River Transit/MobilityPLUS operators, dispatchers, fleet mechanics and service attendants. GRT will return to full service Saturday, February 1, 2020.
“We understand that this strike seriously impacted the lives of many citizens, including vulnerable residents who rely on transit to get to work, school and medical appointments,” said Regional...

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Posted Tuesday, 28 January, 2020

Waterloo Region - A tentative agreement has been reached between the Region of Waterloo and Unifor Local 4304, representing Grand River Transit/MobilityPLUS, operators, dispatchers, fleet mechanics and service attendants.
Unifor’s ratification vote will take place on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Pending the results of the vote a special meeting of Regional Council will be convened as soon as possible to consider ratification.
The Region appreciates the public’s...

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Posted Wednesday, 22 January, 2020

The Region and Unifor 4304 met Wednesday and were unable to reach an agreement.
“The Region is extremely disappointed that negotiations have broken down. We understand this strike has seriously impacted the lives of our citizens and we are committed to reaching an agreement that will get buses back on the roads as soon as possible,” said Mike Murray, Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Waterloo.
The Region remains available to negotiate a resolution that...

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