Improved Bus Service in Prince George

Posted on August 5th, 2016

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Buses in Prince George will be running on statutory holidays and have improved weekend and evening service starting in the fall of 2017. The change comes after city council heard improved transit services are the number one priority for students at the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia

“We really see a need to connect students to the city and get students, you know, going downtown, participating in activities,” said Arctica Cunningham, a UNBC student who sits on the Select Committee for Student Needs.

Since health is influenced by social and economic factors,  such as affordable and accessible transportation, such improvements aid in the successful promotion of mental health and well-being. Students who have the means to travel freely are able to exercise more control over how they experience everyday life, more aptly manage their lives as a whole and reach their fullest potential. 

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