BC Transit and the Sunshine Coast Regional District are pleased to announce increased frequency for route number one Langdale-Sechelt on weekday afternoons, effective Sept. 4.
To better serve the Sunshine Coast, BC Transit is also making a number of seasonal schedule adjustments to meet changing B.C. Ferries times, effective Sept. 4 through Oct. 8.
New service highlights include: enhanced frequency on route number one Langdale-Sechelt route between 1 and 5 p.m. on weekdays and seasonal schedule adjustments.
Funding for the Transit System is cost shared between the Sunshine Coast Regional District and BC Transit. The regional district, based on information, makes decisions about fares, routes and service levels and planning provided by BC Transit.
For detailed transit information, customers can visit http://www.bctransit.com/regions/sun/ or pick up a rider’s bulletin on board.
Survey investigating scooter usage
The District of Sechelt accessibility advisory committee has launched a survey to investigate the needs of residents using scooters, power chairs, and wheelchairs.
Given the aging of Sechelt’s population, more and more people are using motorized mobility devices to get around. Recently, accidents involving scooter use has raised questions about safety.
The committee is interested to find out what current scooter users think of the transportation options available to them. The survey will collect data on usage, safety issues, and preferred routes. The results of the survey will be used to advise the District of Sechelt about priorities for transportation improvements for the coming years.
The survey is available on-line at www.surveymonkey.com/s/sechelt, or can be picked up and dropped off at the following locations:
• District of Sechelt Municipal Office, 5797 Cowrie Street
• Sechelt Library, 5797 Cowrie Street
• Pharmasave, 5663 Cowrie Street
• Suncoast Pharmacy, 103-5531 Inlet Ave.
• Extra Foods Pharmacy, 5530 Sunshine Coast Hwy.
• Coast Ability, 105A-5631 Inlet Ave.
• Home Care Services, 5630 Inlet Ave.
• Medi-Chair Sechelt, 5674 Cowrie Street.
• The Medicine Shoppe, 6-4330 Sunshine Coast Highway.
The District is asking for completed survey’s before Sept. 15.