Your input needed for BC Transit future

BC Transit are asking communities throughout the Okanagan-Similkameen to assist them in building a 25-year‘ Transit Future Plan’

BC Transit rolled into Princeton last week for the second time on a mission to gather information from locals to assist them in planning for the future of BC Transit. The downpour of rain on Wednesday put a bit of a damper on the afternoon

If you have ideas about what you want to see in improvements in our current transit system over the next 25 years, BC Transit wants to hear from you.

Connecting over 50 million customers in BC communities every year, they want your feedback as to how to improve their current mode of travel to be more user-friendly, as well as more efficient.

Their vision is to connect people and communities to a more sustainable future, enabling ease of travel and comparable rates, ensuring a safer, more effective and efficient customer-focused transportation solution will better suit your needs.

BC Transit are focused on delivering to you operational excellence.

BC Transit are asking communities throughout the Okanagan-Similkameen  to assist them in building a 25-year‘ Transit Future Plan’ by requesting your input by filling out a Transit Future Plan Phase 2 survey (Similkameen Edition). There is also a larger Region-wide Super Survey for Okanagan Falls, Naramata, Osoyoos, Oliver, Princeton, Keremeos and Summerland.

This survey covers transit in your community including local, regional and handyDART services.

To add your comments, questions or concerns about transit in your area, go to www.bctransit.com. There you will also find schedules, maps and information on Transit Future.

On this website there are also many options to check into the Princeton/Penticton/Princeton route, the Princeton & Area Transit System as well as other options within British Columbia and Vancouver Island that you have.

If you would like to be a part of making positive changes to the exsisting BC Transit schedules, fares specific trip concerns there are several options to choose from.

For those in the Princeton area, you can call 250-295-6666 for more information on transit in town and to areas outside of town. The Transit Future Plan is in its second phase as indicated by the survey. The Phase One Public Consultation focused on inter-regional connections, Regional connections improvement of accessibility and mobility for those with disabilities, local connections and the inclusion of wifi on buses. Also, Phase One focused on  improvement in the timing of connections, transfers and information between transit systems and it’s needed improvement as well.

You can make a difference by sharing your thoughts and ideas with respect to your travel improvements for the future by logging on to www.bctransit.com

 

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