Support for afternoon bus to Nelson

City council has formally endorsed afternoon bus service from Castlegar to Nelson to accommodate Selkirk College students.

City council has formally endorsed afternoon bus service from Castlegar to Nelson to accommodate Selkirk College students.

“If you had a late class there’s no way you could get home,” Mayor Lawrence Chernoff said of the existing bus service.

Chernoff said they’re in talks with BC Transit to take a current bus out of the schedule where ridership is low.

“We see it as a huge plus,” Chernoff said. “I want to take cars off that corridor and this is the way to do it.”

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