How can I get around?While personal cars are the most commonly used form of transportation, many people use other forms of transportation, such as buses and taxis. Motorcycles and bicycles can be used during the warm months (April to October), but are not used during the winter due to ice and snow.
In Peterborough, public transit systems are available for local travel.
If you need to travel between cities or towns in Ontario you either use public transit such as the bus or train, or a car.
As of September 1, 2009, GO Transit is providing bus service to Peterborough. The GO bus travels to Oshawa where there are connections to both GO and VIA trains. The GO buses are equipped with bike racks for your inter-modal travelling convenience!
You can travel across North America using the Greyhound bus service. Peterborough’s Greyhound and city bus terminals are next to each other on Simcoe Street.
General guides on travel and public transit within Ontario can be found on Settlement.Org and OntarioImmigration.ca.
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