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Carpool Lot opened in Bolton in 2010

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Written by Patti Foley

Region of Peel Mayfield|50

Did you know there is a carpool lot located at Mayfield Road and Highway 50? The Mayfield|50 lot offers residents a convenient place to meet and carpool or to park and take GO Transit. Parking is free and available 24/7. You can use the lot as part of your daily commute or for your weekend travels – avoid the costs of driving and parking.

Launching New Pilot Program @ Mayfield|50

The Region is launching a new program to inform more residents about the Mayfield|50 lot and encourage them to use it. Join us to find out more about the program and explore the travel options that work for you. Find out about more events on the Mayfield|50 Facebook page!

Sign up online to be added to our contact list. We’ll be in touch with more information and to help you explore your travel options.

Interested in Carpooling or Taking GO Transit? Meet @Mayfield|50!

Carpooling is a great way to cut down on the number of kilometers you travel. Imaging carpooling 5 days a week, you could save between $2,500 and $8,000 per year on gas alone by travelling with just one other person! Register at Smart Commute to find carpool partners and explore your travel options. The Mayfield|50 lot provides you with easy access to GTA destinations. There are many benefits to carpooling.

Cut your costs – Reduce your costs for gas and vehicle maintenance.
Avoid parking fees – Free parking is available.
Commute faster – Use carpool lanes and dedicated carpool parking spots.
Reduce your stress – Less time behind the wheel to do your own things.
Get social – Get to know people you live near or work with.
Cut your carbon – Reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions and your impacts on climate change.
The Mayfield|50 lot is serviced by the Bolton GO Bus route. It operates Monday to Friday and provides service to and from the Malton GO Station, with connections to Union Station, Brampton’s ZUM network, and York Region Transit. There is lots of free parking, a passenger pick-up/drop-off area, and bike racks at the stop and on the buses.

There are many benefits to taking transit. Plan your trip using Triplinx.

Save your time – It takes about 20 minutes to get from Mayfield|50 to Malton GO Station and about 30 minutes from there to Union Station.
Cut your costs – Reduce your costs for gas and vehicle maintenance. An adult fare from Mayfield|50 to Union Station is $8.13 (with PRESTO) compared to an estimated $14.58 in gas to drive.
Avoid parking fees – Free parking is available.
Reduce your stress – You get less time behind the wheel to do your own things; don’t worry about other drivers.
Cut your carbon – Reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions and your impacts on climate change.

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About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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