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Posted Friday, 19 June, 2020

ION light rail launched one year ago - and what a year it's been!

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Posted Friday, 03 April, 2020

Waterloo Region – In response to the challenges associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic, Grand River Transit (GRT) is making the following changes:
Effective immediately, GRT service will be free until May 31, 2020
Weekday bus service will be reduced starting April 20 due to reduced staffing levels and low ridership; and
GRT’s customer service locations will close to the public April 10.
“We recognize that transit is a critical service...

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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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