(PQB News file photo)

(PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo Transit extends services on New Year’s Eve

Service is free of charge from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

The Regional District of Nanaimo Transit will provide extended services on New Year’s Eve.

This will give people taking part in activities in their respective communities a safe alternative mode of transportation. The added services will be provided to residents in Nanaimo as well as those in Parksville Qualicum Beach and area.

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The goal is to encourage New Year’s revellers to leave their vehicles at home and use the transit service. It will be free of charge starting from 8 p.m. to approximately 2:30 a.m.

Staff indicated the revenue loss for providing the extended services, which the RDN has done in the past during New Year’s, is estimated at approximately $1,500.

— NEWS Staff

Michael.Briones@pqbnews.com

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