Bus service that had been on hold due to COVID-19 have resumed, with safety measures in place.
The Wilson's Group of Companies has started up routes up Island and to the mainland. Passengers must adhere to physical distancing measures, limiting seating to one person per row or two from the same household. If physical distancing can't be maintained, passengers will need to wear masks.
The B.C. Ferries Connector is running Friday through to Monday, between downtown bus terminals in Victoria and Vancouver.
The Vancouver Island Connector is running between Victoria and Campbell River.
The Tofino Bus linking Victoria to Tofino and Ucluelet.
The company is also offering a BC Residents Rate, which gives locals a 25% discount.
“We are hopeful that with enough support from local travelers, as well as the continuation of government programs, that we can continue to operate well into the fall and winter,” John Wilson, president and CEO of the Wilson's Group said in a statement.
Additional weekday runs may be added later this summer.