Two fashionable Roam Public Transit bus routes in Banff Nationwide Park are shifting to a reservation system this summer season.
A one-year pilot venture for the Johnston Canyon and Lake Louise scenic bus routes will start Could 21.
The reservation system will assist the service higher handle passenger demand, in keeping with Martin Bean with the Bow Valley Regional Transit Companies Fee.
“With the reservations we’ll know forward of time if we’re getting near capability and we may have the choice to place one other bus on if it begins to change into a typical prevalence that we’re operating out of capability,” he stated.
“We’re additionally leaving about 20 to 25 per cent of our seats open for walk-ups.”
Bean stated there will likely be further bus capability added this summer season to accommodate bodily distancing the place potential.
The reservation pilot venture will run till mid-September.
Bean says Roam Public Transit can even offer bus service operating alongside the Banff Avenue pedestrian zone this summer season, as that street will likely be closed to different automobiles.
Details about find out how to make a reservation will likely be posted on Roam Public Transit’s web site within the weeks forward.