In the Comox Valley, more people are taking the bus than ever before, with a pretty big jump in ridership over last year, according to BC Transit’s annual report. Goat News spoke to Mike Zbarsky, Comox Valley Regional District Manager of Transit and Sustainability.

Zbarsky is questioned on why more people are jumping on board the bus.

So what about peak ridership events in the past year? It was back on August 17, 2013, when more than 7,000 people used local BC Transit service in checking out the 19 Wing Comox Air Show. That was a record for single day service, that transit officials say clearly highlights the efficiency and effectiveness of public transportation.