News

Posted Monday, 20 September, 2021

Waterloo Region – Grand River Transit (GRT) will release near miss ION train footage to stress the importance of being safe around trains during Rail Safety Week, September 20 – 26, 2021.
“It’s footage that will make you tense to watch and cause your belly to rise,” says Regional Councillor Tom Galloway. “But it’s an important reminder that everyone - transit users, pedestrians, cyclists and drivers need to pay attention to their...

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Posted Tuesday, 24 August, 2021

Waterloo Region – Grand River Transit (GRT) is improving the way it communicates service disruptions to customers with the launch of a new Twitter account dedicated to service alerts.
@AlertsGRT  provides real-time notifications to riders if there is an emergency detour on a bus route or if a trip is cancelled or delayed on a route, including ION light rail service.
“Service disruptions are not always planned – collisions, urgent road work...

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Posted Friday, 18 June, 2021

Summer service begins Monday, June 28, 2021.
The following routes have schedule changes Monday to Friday:
Route 1, 16: Regular summer service reduction to every 30 minutes during peak times
Route 5: New extension to Hollinger Crescent added to two trips in the morning and two trips late night
Route 51, 302: Additional running time added for Hespeler Road/Hwy 401 bridge reconstruction and Pinebush vaccination clinic service
Route 201, 202, 204, 205:...

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Posted Monday, 14 June, 2021

Effective immediately, we've added two extra trips departing Fairway Station to Sportsworld at 5:58 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.
The ‘Sportsworld Express’ will use the Route 302 stop at Fairway. The 6:30 a.m. trip departing Fairway Station will turn into Route 72 at Sportsworld and continue to serve stops on Maple Grove, Boxwood and Vondra

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Posted Wednesday, 26 May, 2021

Starting July 1 , the reduced fare for seniors, elementary and high school students will end. There will be no change to cash fares, regular monthly passes or stored value payments for the second year.
GRT is moving away from age-based fare reductions to reductions based on income. Regional Council approved these changes as part of the rollout of the Affordable Transit Program (ATP) in order to offer more people living with low-income (including seniors, elementary and high...

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