We want to hear from you!
Consultation Stations on September 22nd & 23rd
The City of Vernon and BC Transit want your feedback on proposed transit upgrades! Have your say and visit a consultation station this Friday or Saturday. We’ll have information boards, swag, and great discussion! On Friday, we’ll be set up at the Downtown Transit Exchange (7am – 9am & 1pm – 3pm), Schubert Centre (10am – 12pm), and outside Walmart (4pm – 6pm). On Saturday, we’ll be set up at the RespectFEST Multicultural Celebration (10am -4pm). Don’t forget transit is free in Vernon on Saturday! For the detailed consultation station schedule, click here.
Survey from September 22nd to October 6th
Can’t make it to a consultation station? No problem! Fill out our online survey (open Sept 22 to Oct 6). If you fill out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a monthly transit pass! Survey hardcopies are available at the consultation stations and at the Community Services Building (3001 – 32 Avenue – the old library) from September 22 until October 6.
Transit in Vernon
During the community consultation for the Transportation Plan, Vernon residents articulated that their number one transportation priority was public transit improvements. A safe, reliable, frequent transit system has many benefits to the community.
- Lower greenhouse gas emissions
- Greater mobility for seniors and youth
- More travel options for families
- Less money required for new road infrastructure
- Fewer cars on the road