Vince Sampare is a Friendship House youth inclusion coordinator who offers safe rides to youths on the Sunshine Coach. Starting Jan. 25, the association will also have a $5 bus from Rupert to Terrace twice a day. (File photo)

$5 bus hits the road between Rupert and Terrace starting Jan. 25

Prince Rupert Friendship House releases a schedule for its twice-a-week bus to Terrace

  • Jan. 23, 2018 12:00 a.m.

The schedule for the $5 bus service from Prince Rupert to Terrace is out.

Starting Jan. 25, residents can take the bus between the two cities on Highway 16 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The bus will leave the Friendship House on Fraser Street in Prince Rupert at 10:30 a.m. and will arrive at the Skeena Mall in Terrace at approximately 12:30 p.m.

For the return trip, the bus will depart at 2:30 p.m. and arrive in Prince Rupert at 4:30 p.m. The Friendship House said it will not be responsible for accommodations if there is a road closure.

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Riders should note that a valid photo government-issued identification is necessary to board, and passengers younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Anyone who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or whose behaviour is deemed unacceptable by the driver or staff, will be refused service.

The Friendship House is asking passengers to book trips at least a day in advance. However, buses are also available based on a first come, first served basis. Bookings can be made in-person at the reception office on 744 Fraser Street, by email at or over the phone at 250-627-1717 ext. 11.

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