Upgrade ferry to allow buses
There is a simple, cost effective, and environmentally sound way to make travel past the Malahat more reliable. Upgrading the ferry docks at Mill Bay and Brentwood to allow full-size buses to load would allow 450 people to travel on one of BC Ferries’ new Island Class electric ferries when the Malahat is closed. Six double-decker buses can carry over 500 people.
Responses to climate-related travel disruptions must start with improving inter-community bus service, not moving more of the cars that are a big part of creating the climate crisis.
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