Frequency of buses key to transit service

Re: “Rail transit a better solution than more buses,” letter, Oct. 14.

Rail versus bus? It’s not about the type of vehicle, it’s about the frequency.

People choose cars because they’re in control and can leave when they want. If transit is every 15 minutes or every five to 10 minutes, this makes it more attractive. If they miss one vehicle, there will be another one along shortly. It makes transferring to another route easier. The No. 50 bus that operates between Langford and downtown Victoria is already very frequent.

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