Presto

Shoppers Drug Mart and Metrolinx have announced their partnership as transit riders can now purchase Presto Cards from Shoppers Drug Mart. More than 2.7 million PRESTO cards are currently in use across 11 transit systems.

Presto can be used in these Transits:

  • Brampton Transit
  • Burlington Transit
  • Durham Region Transit
  • GO Transit
  • Hamilton Street Railway (HSR)
  • MiWay
  • Oakville Transit
  • OC Transpo
  • Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
  • UP Express
  • York Region Transit/Viva (YRT/Viva)

Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca said the move “will make using transit more convenient and attractive to people in the GTA,” according to a CBC News article.

“Ontario Making it Easier and More Convenient to Take Public Transit”

Presto Cards can be purchased from these 10 Shoppers Drug Mart stores:

  • Agincourt Mall — 2330 Kennedy Road
  • Eglinton and DUfferin — 1840 Eglinton Avenue West
  • Hudson’s Bay Centre — 20 Bloor Street East
  • King and Peter — 388 King Street West
  • King and Strachan — 901 King Street West
  • Queen and Carlaw — 970 Queen Street East
  • Queen and Bathurst — 524 Queen Street West, Unit A
  • Queen Street West — 1033 Queen Street West, Unit A
  • Weston and Lawrence — 1995 Weston Road
  • Westway Plaza — 1735 Kipling Avenue

More stores will start selling Presto cards as this program will extend in the near future. Also, find out more about Presto here. You can also order your Presto Card online from here.

Source: CBC and Ontario Government

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