BC Transit is making adjustments to its service, due to the memorial for fallen RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett, which happens at 2 p.m.today (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 bctransit.com/victoria under “Customer Alerts” and on Twitter (@BCTransit) and Facebook (BC Transit).