Residents are reminded to “Wing in the New Year” by taking the free public transit offered from 7:45 p.m. Monday, December 31, 2018 until approximately 3:15 a.m. January 1, 2019.
For those needing accessible transportation they can call the Special Needs Transportation Dispatch at the Community Service Centre at (306) 953-4460.
“SGI is a proud sponsor of Wing in the New Year,” said Minister responsible for SGI Joe Hargrave. “There is always a better option than driving impaired. With Wing in the New Year, the people of Prince Albert have yet another great – and free – way to get home safely on New Year’s Eve.”
This year there are 5 routes that will service the City and all routes will meet at the downtown Central Transit Transfer Station.
“This is an important program,” said Mayor Greg Dionne. “I would like to thank SGI for their commitment to the program and for their renewed investment in the campaign this year to promote the free service in Prince Albert.”
Prince Albert Chief of Police Jonathan Bergen commends the efforts by SGI and the City of Prince Albert to encourage safe rides homes for residents. “This partnership provides a safe, free and easily accessible option for anyone travelling on New Year’s Eve. We want everyone to arrive home safely, so if your celebrations include alcohol, please consider it.”
The bus routes are the same as daytime routes. Route maps can be found at www.citypa.ca.
The “Wing in the New Year “ Program started in Prince Albert in 1989 and has provided over 10,000 safe and free rides home.
For more information contact:
City of Prince Albert