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Mississauga Transit will run regular service if TTC shuts down

Attention News Editors:

Mississauga Transit will run regular service if TTC shuts down


    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 13 /CNW/ - In the event of a major TTC 
service disruption, Mississauga Transit will operate its regular 
weekday, Saturday and Sunday service. Mississauga Transit will 
continue to pick up passengers westbound in Toronto travelling to 
Mississauga and drop off passengers in Toronto travelling from 
Mississauga.
    Burnhamthorpe routes to Islington Subway will continue to drop 
off and pick up passengers outside the station on Bloor Street west 
of Islington Avenue. All other subway-bound routes will drop off and 
pick up passengers on Bloor Street east of Islington Avenue. All 
buses will continue to service the Royal Canadian Legion stop. 
Mississauga Transit staff will be on-hand to assist passengers.
    Mississauga Transit fare media will not be available from the 
ticket booth located in the lower level of the Islington Subway 
Station. Passengers are advised to purchase tickets and passes at the
City Centre Transit Terminal or ticket vendors in other locations 
within the city.
    Mississauga Transit passengers cannot depart from buses at the 
Kipling Subway Station to access GO Transit in the event of a labour 
dispute. Mississauga Transit passengers wishing to access GO Transit 
should do so at GO Stations located within Mississauga.
    Passengers wishing to travel to the Long Branch Loop can transfer
to a Mississauga Transit shuttle bus at Hydro Road and Lakeshore Road
to access the Long Branch GO Station.
    GO Transit will add extra trains and adjust some GO bus services in the event of a TTC shutdown. For GO information, call (416) 
869-3200 in the Toronto local calling area, 1-888-GET ON GO 
(438-6646) long distance toll free.
    For TTC information, call (416) 363-4636.

    Mississauga Transit information is available by calling (905) 615-INFO
(615-4636) or Citylink for scheduled arrival times at your stop (905) 615-4BUS
(615-4287) or by visiting the Mississauga Transit web site at
http://www.city.mississauga.on.ca/transit

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For further information: Terry Dubois, Marketing Coordinator,
Mississauga Transit, (905) 615-3171, terry.dubois@city.mississauga.on.ca



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