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Winnipeg Transit Offering Free Rides on New Year’s Eve

Winnipeg Transit Offering Free Rides on New Year’s Eve

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Few things in life are free, but on New Year’s Eve, you can count on a free ride safely home from Winnipeg Transit.

The free ride program to all regular and Handi-Transit service will begin at 7 p.m. on December 31 until the end of service. The last buses leave downtown at approximately 1:35 a.m. on January 1

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Handi-Transit Rebrands to Winnipeg Transit Plus with New Scheduling System

Handi-Transit Rebrands to Winnipeg Transit Plus with New Scheduling System

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Winnipeg’s Handi-Transit has undergone a rebrand and will be introducing a new scheduling system. (CITY OF WINNIPEG)

WINNIPEG — An overhaul to Winnipeg’s Handi-Transit service is coming in 2019, beginning with a new name.

Called Winnipeg Transit Plus, the new name reflects a more inclusive language for persons with disabilities, says the city.

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Demolition of Train Bridge Making Way for Rapid Transit Expansion

Demolition of Train Bridge Making Way for Rapid Transit Expansion

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(WINNIPEG TRANSIT / FILE)

WINNIPEG — The ongoing construction of the southwest rapid transitway will close northbound and southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street for two weekends this month.

The city says the closures, happening December 7-10 and December 14-17, are to accommodate the demolition of the CN bridge. Both closures will commence at 8 p.m. Friday and continue until 4 a.m. the following Monday.

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Man Charged After Stabbing, Uttering Racial Slurs on Winnipeg Bus

Man Charged After Stabbing, Uttering Racial Slurs on Winnipeg Bus

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have arrested and charged a man they say robbed another man at knifepoint who was waiting for a bus early Sunday.

The victim was standing in the area of Graham Avenue and Edmonton Street at around midnight when the suspect began yelling and swearing. He placed a knife to the victim’s neck and robbed him of his cell phone and wallet. The victim wasn’t injured and the suspect soon boarded a bus near Graham Avenue and Donald Street.

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