B.C. Transit has announced that some Regional District of Nanaimo Transit bus routes will see an increase to service frequency beginning Sept. 1. (News Bulletin file)

RDN Transit service frequency to increase with start of school

Buses in Nanaimo will come more frequently beginning in September

With schools on the verge of opening again, B.C. Transit has announced Regional District of Nanaimo Transit will increase bus service in Nanaimo to match the expected ridership boom.

According to an announcement on B.C. Transit’s website, the service change is effective Sept. 1, with the 1 Downtown/Country Club, 5 Fairview, 11 Lantzville, 15 VIU Connector, 20 Hammond Bay, 30 NRGH, 40 VIU Express and 92 Hammond Bay routes seeing an increase to service frequency.

READ ALSO: RDN Transit will add VIU, Nanaimo Airport service

“This seasonal service change will reinstate service levels on a number of routes to coincide with the start of the school year and to match the increase in ridership numbers during this period,” B.C. Transit said.

For more information, people are asked to go to www.bctransit.com/nanaimo. Riders can also follow RDN Transit buses in real-time by going to www.rdnnextride.ca.

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