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Kingston Transit offers all-day free transit and escape experience at Princess St. Promenade

September 25, 2018 -

Kingston Transit is again offering free transit city-wide, all day on Princess St. Promenade Day – and a free Kingston Transit escape experience at the Princess St. Promenade, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday on Princess between Barrie and Ontario streets.

Ride Kingston Transit for free city-wide all day on Saturday, Sept. 29.  Plan your bus trip with Google Transit and track your bus with real-time arrival information using Google Maps or other free transit apps found in the Google Play or Apple Apps stores.

Kingston Transit and Improbable Escapes will again partner to create a free escape experience – but this time the "escape" takes place outside the bus at Princess and Bagot streets.

Park & Ride free to get to the Promenade

Riders are encouraged to try one of the four most popular Park & Ride locations in the city:

  • the Kingston Gospel Temple, connects to Express 501/502 and Routes 4, 7 and 14;
  • Centre 70, connects to Express 501/502 and Routes 6 and 15;
  • Montreal St. at Highway 401, connects to the new Express 801/802; or
  • Innovation Dr. at Highway 15, connects to Express 601/602.

All Park & Ride locations will provide service to the Downtown Transfer Point in less than 20 minutes.  Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner

DowntownKingston's!  Princess Street Promenade event is designed to make Princess Street a pedestrian-friendly, vehicular-free festival zone, to promote the use of active transportation (walking, cycling or riding Kingston Transit) to get downtown.  Kingston's main street will be closed to motorized vehicles from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Division and Ontario streets.

Retailers, restaurants and other Promenade participants offer activities throughout this day-long event.