BC Transit Celebrates Seniors

BC Transit is Celebrating Seniors in West Kootenay

West Kootenay – For the second year in a row, BC Transit, the City of Nelson, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and the Regional District of Central Kootenay are proud to celebrate National Seniors Day in West Kootenay.

On Friday, September 30, 2016, BC Transit and its operating partners will take part in the 2nd Annual Nelson & Area Kootenay Seniors Fair, being held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre.

BC Transit, the City of Nelson, and Regional District of Central Kootenay will be bringing two buses to the fair where staff will be available to answer questions about conventional fixed-route service and accessible transit options including handyDART.

On Saturday October 1, 2016, BC Transit, together with the City of Nelson, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and the Regional District of Central Kootenay, will be offering free rides to all seniors in support of National Seniors Day.

To enjoy this free service, simply present a valid, government-issued ID indicating that you are 65 years-of-age or over.

For more information about the West Kootenay Transit System including routes, schedules, and fares, please visit bctransit.com/west-kootenay, pick-up a Rider’s Guide, or call toll free 1-855-993-3100.

Media Contact:

Jonathon Dyck, BC Transit, Communications Manager
Media@bctransit.com,  250.995.5720

The content on this page was last updated September 28 2016 at 10:21 AM