New transit routes running on Highway 16

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As part of the Highway 16 Transportation Action Plan, two new bus routes began running the week of June 19, 2017. 

Burns Lake to Prince George

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 
Burns Lake to PG departs 7 am at the Wet’suwet’en First Nation just west of the community 
PG to Burns Lake departs 3 pm. Pickup points at 7th and Dominion, UHNBC, Pine Centre and Westgate.

Burns Lake to Smithers

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Burns Lake to Smithers departs 6:46 am and arrives in Houston at 8:33 am and Smithers at 9:38 am.
The bus completes a midday round trip from Smithers to Houston then back to Smithers, starting at 11:30 am. It leaves Smithers once again 3 pm and goes all the way back to Burns Lake, arriving there at 5:53 pm.

One-way fare is $5 per segment.

A Smithers and Moricetown route began running on January 30. BC Transit said it is being used daily by many passengers.

Download the Riders Guide for the new routes.

Source: Prince George Citizen article
 

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