Press Release: Inter-Community Transit (Bus) Loop
District of Clearwater
October 26, 2015
District of Clearwater partners with Wells Gray Country Services Committee and Yellowhead Community Services on an Inter-Community Transit (Bus) Loop
The District of Clearwater in partnership with Wells Gray Country Services Committee and Yellowhead Community Services is happy to announce a trial inter-community transit (bus) loop. This loop will run three days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) during the winter months. This four month trial is intended to increase the frequency of the transit (bus) throughout the community during the months of November, 2015 to February, 2016 and will serve both the communities of Clearwater and Blackpool,.
– Start date – November 9th 2015
– End date – February 29th, 2016
– Hours of operation – Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am to 2pm
– Day Pass – $2.00 per adult and free for all children and youth under the age 18
– Is in addition to the current transit service
“This initiative will allow residents the ability to travel more efficiently within the communities noted allowing citizens to attend appointments, conduct business, socialize with friends, and generally aid in easier social interactions within the community” states Mayor Harwood.
The pilot will provide improvements to the transit system that is in place with more frequent stops benefiting all citizens with more access to various daytime activities and services within our community. This pilot service is in ADDITION to the existing transit (bus) service already in place Monday through Friday and the bus service to Kamloops.
For more information please contact Yellowhead Community Services by calling 250-674-3935.
Mayor John Harwood
Please click here for the bus schedule.