For the third year in a row, you can ride Peterborough Transit free of charge on New Year’s Eve courtesy of the City of Peterborough and Wolfe Personal Injury Lawyers.

Around 6,000 riders used the free New Year’s Eve service in the first two years.

“Last year was a great success with thousands of people riding the bus on New Year’s Eve,” says councillor Don Vassiliadis, the city’s transportation chair. “This year, we again want to thank our hard-working transit drivers and our corporate partner Wolfe Lawyers for making this service happen.”

Transit service will be provided free of charge on all 12 regular routes and buses between 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, December 31st and 3:20 a.m. on Monday, January 1st. The last bus will leave Peterborough’s downtown Simcoe Street terminal at 2:40 a.m.

“Wolfe Lawyers are pleased to sponsor free transit for New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row,” says Bill Wolfe. “Thanks to the efforts of our transit workers and City Hall, people in the community will have a safe and free ride to and from home on New Year’s Eve, making sure we all have a happy and healthy 2018.”