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Kingston Transit offers free rides for Princess St. Promenade day
September 27, 2016 -
Ride Kingston Transit for free city-wide all day on Saturday, Oct. 1 – Princess St. Promenade festival day.
"The Princess St. Promenade celebrates active transportation – and taking Kingston Transit is one way to make your trips downtown more active and environmentally-friendly. This will be a great opportunity for the people of Kingston to see just how easy it is to ride with Transit. The free transportation on Oct. 1 will be a great way for people to explore our city and see, first-hand just how efficient Kingston Transit really is," says Jeremy Da Costa, Manager of Kingston Transit.
Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner
This DowntownKingston! 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 4 p.m. from Barrie to Ontario Streets.
Retailers, restaurants and other Promenade participants offer activities throughout this day-long event.
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 www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.
Media contact: For more information call the strategic communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.