(JENNIFER STAHN / iNFOnews.ca)
Could 13, 2019 – 2:06 PM
KAMLOOPS — The Metropolis of Kamloops has introduced it will likely be providing free transit for 3 particular occasions within the close to future.
The Metropolis’s transit planner, Cheryl Fraser, says in a media launch transit might be free for Canada Day on July 1 and Ribfest from Aug. 9 to 11.
As an added bonus, individuals commuting with their bicycles, or have their bike helmet, will be capable of journey without cost throughout Bike to Work Week which runs from Could 27 to June 2.
“We acknowledge that the terrain in Kamloops will be difficult,” Fraser says in a launch. “The Kamloops panorama shouldn’t be discouraging — have some enjoyable, journey your bike to work, and permit the bus to take you again to your last vacation spot on the finish of your day. It is a nice alternative for residents who’ve been desirous about making an attempt a motorcycle/transit combo — it’s a complimentary journey house.”
With Canada Day and Ribfest each attracting giant crowds, and maintaining in thoughts the site visitors disruptions created by the development alongside Victoria Road West, the free transit will hopefully encourage individuals to depart their autos at house.
“Transit might be free to all customers of the system in Kamloops throughout Canada Day and Ribfest, whatever the route they’re taking. We hope to encourage ridership, lower highway congestion and provide an alternate transportation alternative,” Fraser says.
To view transit service schedules go right here.
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