The HSR has ended paper ticket sales and passes as of October 31.

This article, dated November 1, contains details about the City’s transition to the PRESTO payment system.

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The City of Hamilton has announced that effective October 31, it will no longer sell paper tickets or passes, transitioning exclusively to the PRESTO system. Residents who still have valid tickets or passes will have until December 31, 2020 to use them.

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Service changes to HSR starting September 6

This article, from August 20, includes a news release from the HSR about service changes to their service, which will take effect on September 6.

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The Hamilton Street Railway will be returning to weekday service at a summer level with 100% seating capacity.

The HSR stated it its news release  on August 20 that they are increasing capacity from the current 2/3 seating to a 100% seating capacity and is expecting to meet riders’ needs based on current and near-term projected ridership levels.

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City to no longer print paper bus tickets

This article, from July 17, contains a press release from the City of Hamilton on the phasing out of HSR paper tickets and passes.

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The City of Hamilton has approved the removal from circulation of paper bus tickets, after City Council voted in favour of implementing the PRESTO fare card system, effectively replacing paper tickets and the monthly pass system.

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March 24: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This post contains the latest updates from the City of Hamilton regarding the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as of March 24, 2020.

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The City of Hamilton has provided various updates today, including new information about continuing essential services, PRESTO information, DARTS and HSR updates, warnings and closures about local dog parks, trails and escarpment stairs, parking updates and leaf/yard waste suspension.

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March 20: HSR and DARTS Service Update

This article includes service updates regarding the HSR and DARTS service from a March 20, 2020 press release.

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With the goal of keeping the public and its riders informed about new developments and service updates, the HSR and DARTS have provided information updates as of March 20, 2020 on fares, DARTS service, HSR schedule updates, and cleaning information.

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