Nova Scotia

Kings Transit route cancellation approved by Utility and Review Board

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has approved an application by the Kings Transit Authority to cancel a route connecting Wolfville to Brooklyn.

Service between Wolfville and Brooklyn will no longer run effective today

The UARB decision was released Wednesday, only 14 days after a public hearing on the issue. Effective today, the service will no longer run between Wolfville and Brooklyn. (Brett Ruskin/CBC)

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) has approved an application by the Kings Transit Authority to cancel a route connecting Wolfville to Brooklyn.

Kings Transit made the application after the town of Windsor and the municipality of West Hants pulled financial support for the service. The cut represented a 76 per cent reduction in funding for the route.

Earlier this month, the transit authority announced that Sept. 30 would be the final day of service. However, there was concern that any delay in a UARB decision would force the bus service to operate without a significant portion of its funding.

The UARB decision was released Wednesday, only 14 days after a public hearing on the issue. The board approved the amendment to Kings Transit's license.

Effective today, the service will no longer run between Wolfville and Brooklyn.

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