LETTER: Transit user unhappy with new bus stop

Reader Karen Rymal thinks the new mall bus stop location is unsafe.

I am a regular transit user and I am upset with the moving of the bus stop at the mall, which we were never informed aboutuntil after the fact.

I feel that the bus stop that got moved to the side entrance of Walmart is unsafe.

The stop is at a three-way intersection and even though there is a sign for cars to not go around the bus, cars still do so,making it unsafe. If the ramp needs to be lowered for a rider, the bus has to pull further away from the curb into theintersection for the ramp to be used.

There isn’t good lighting and waiting for the bus at night could make people feel unsafe. Once off the bus, the patch that leads to the sidewalk is not level and is cracked and don’t forget to add a tree into the mix. There is a step down and seniorswith an eye impairment find it even trickier.

I would like to see the bus stop down at Chahko-Mika Mall put back to Save-On-Foods.

Karen Rymal

Nelson

 

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