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COVID-19: BC Bus North service continues amid pandemic

BC Bus North regularly scheduled service remains in place and has not been reduced or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Members of the community who must travel for essential purposes are still able to book with BC Bus North.

Transportation is a lifeline for many people, to get to work, medical appointments, or to pick up groceries or medication.

BC Bus North operates four major routes across the region including Prince George to Prince Rupert, Prince George to Fort St. John, Prince George to Valemount, and Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson. These routes stop in and serve residents of over 30 communities in northern B.C.

“Since recognition of the COVID-19 threat, BC Bus North reacted quickly and collaboratively to mitigate risks,” according to a statement from the company. “We’ve responded quickly to the new reality we all face and have implemented new social distancing procedures on coaches and for passengers and staff to ensure everyone’s health and safety. In addition to regular cleaning, BC Bus North has introduced stringent protocols, and increased sanitization and disinfection practices in our facilities and on our buses. Additionally, BC Bus North has launched an extensive educational campaign on safety and hygiene for employees and passengers.  

“Rest assured that BC Bus North is committed to the continued support of the transportation needs of the people and communities of northern B.C., for as long as it is safe to do so.”

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