Transit adjusts service for RCMP memorial on Tuesday

Plan your trip accordingly if you're heading through View Royal and Colwood up Island Highway

BC Transit is making adjustments to its service, due to the memorial for fallen RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett, which happens at 2 (April 12) at The Q Centre.

Here is a list of changes to be in effect as a result:

• Use of the Juan de Fuca Park and Ride may be subject to restrictions and/or delays, particularly relating to entrances and exits. Customers who normally use that park-and-ride may wish to plan an alternative for that day.

• Island Highway will be closed to all traffic between Six-Mile and Wale roads from 11:30 a.m. until the pre-memorial parade has completed. Buses that normally travel along Island Highway will be re-routed while the highway is closed.

• BC Transit will provide increased capacity, as needed, in anticipation of increased demand. Part of the plan includes provision of an additional coach on the #70 Downtown route from the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal, to accommodate passengers on the 10 a.m. sailing from Tsawwassen.

• BC Transit will provide free transit for uniformed emergency responders who are traveling by transit to and from the memorial.

Any updates will be noted at under “Customer Alerts” and on Twitter (@BCTransit) and Facebook (BC Transit).

Just Posted

Single mom caught up in Langford rental scam could be homeless for the holidays

Man took $3,900 cash for deposit and first month’s rent then disappeared

‘Norovirus-like’ outbreak interrupts Bantam hockey showcase in Greater Victoria

Several athletes were sent home, quarantined on the ferry

Expect rolling street closures, bus delays as truck convoy moves through region Saturday

The annual Truck Light Convoy will roll through the region starting at 5:45 p.m.

VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub

The cub, weighing just 24lbs, has been taken to wildlife sanctuary in Northwest B.C. for the winter

Greater Victoria 2019 holiday craft fair roundup

Get a jump on your holiday shopping

B.C.-born hockey official talks to IIHF about switching European rule book to NHL rules

Rob Shick will represent NHL at 4th World Hockey Forum in Russia

Miller nets winner as Canucks edge Sabres 6-5 in OT

Roussel, Leivo tally two apiece for Vancouver

$578: that’s how much your first distracted driving ticket will cost with recent premium hikes

Over 50 per cent of Canadians admitted to using phone while driving last year, according to study

Kelowna man attempts to steal bait bike from RCMP parking lot

38-year-old Brian Richard Harbison is facing several charges

‘Things haven’t changed enough:’ Ecole Polytechnique anniversary prompts reflection

Fourteen women were fatally shot by a gunman at the Montreal school on Dec. 6, 1989

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

Most Read