Bus fares to take effect

Beginning on Jan. 1, Summerlanders who use the scheduled transit service will have to pay for their rides.

Beginning on Jan. 1, Summerlanders who use the scheduled transit service will have to pay for their rides.

During a trial period from Oct. 28 to the end of the year, fares were not collected as part of an introductory service.

The new fares are $2 for a one-way trip within Summerland and $4 for a one-way trip to Penticton.

A pack of 10 tickets for travel within Summerland will cost $18 while 10 tickets for travel to and from Penticton will cost $36.

A monthly bus pass, good for travel within Summerland and to Penticton, is $50.

There are no discounted rates for students or seniors.

Tickets and passes are available at Summerland Municipal Hall, 13211 Henry Ave. and at the Summerland Aquatic Centre, 13205 Kelly Ave. Route information is also available at both locations.