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Take Kingston Transit free to Princess St. Promenade

September 22, 2017 -

Take Kingston Transit free to Downtown Kingston's Princess St. Promenade street festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow on Princess Street between Ontario and Barrie.

Ride Kingston Transit for free city-wide all day on Saturday, Sept. 23.  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.

Any Kingston Transit Express Route will take you right downtown where retailers, restaurants and other Promenade participants offer activities throughout this day-long DowntownKingston! event.

This 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 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Barrie to Ontario streets.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit and join the conversation on social media.

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