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Expanded bus service

Sunday bus services will soon be expanded in Penticton.

The city and BC Transit announced this week that effective May 19, Sunday runs will begin at 9 a.m. all year long.

That means an extra hour of service from September to June and will now match the existing morning summer service schedule.

A one year pilot program also begins May 19, where BC Transit customers in Penticton, Summerland and Naramata can travel through the various transit systems thanks to a reciprocal transfer policy.

Transfers are good for 90 minutes following time of issue.

Penticton customers: When travelling to Summerland, passes or regular fares plus a transfer and a $2 top-up are required.

When travelling to Naramata, passes or regular fares plus a transfer and a $.25 top up are required.

Summerland customers: When travelling to Penticton, passes or regular fares plus a transfer is all that is required.

Naramata customers: When travelling to Penticton, passes or regular fares plus a transfer is all that is required.

There are no transfers between Summerland and Naramata.

http://bctransit.com/Click here for more information on fares, routes and schedules.

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