Transit info session for electoral areas

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will host a free information session about public transit for electoral area residents on August 8 in Union Bay and August 15 in Merville.  All electoral area residents are encouraged to attend either session.

The session will cover which routes serve the electoral areas, the benefits of taking transit, trip planning and how to catch a bus in the rural areas.

“There are more reasons than ever to take transit in our region,” said Michael Zbarsky, the CVRD's manager of transit and sustainability.  “Whether it's getting to Goose Spit on the weekends in the summer, or making it part of your regular commute to save money, Comox Valley transit is working hard to get our residents around.”

Electoral area residents at the session will be provided with free 10-packs of bus passes and will be entered in a draw to win other prizes.  There will be a bus on site for demonstrations of how to load a bike onto the bus rack, and how the bus easily accommodates those with mobility issues.

Pre-registration is recommended, via email at or 250-334-6065.  The August 8 session is at the Union Bay community hall, 5401 South Island highway, and the August 15 session is at the Merville community hall, 1245 Fenwick Road.  Both sessions run from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The Comox Valley Regional District is a federation of three electoral areas and three municipalities providing sustainable services for residents and visitors to the area. The members of the regional district work collaboratively on services for the benefit of the diverse urban and rural areas of the Comox Valley.

Media contact:
Leigh Carter, general manager of public affairs and information systems
Comox Valley Regional District
Tel:  250-334-6063