Ferry traffic continues to rise

  • Dec. 14, 2012 9:00 a.m.

There was a big increase in traffic aboard the Northern Adventure this November, compared to last November November 2012 saw 1,848 passengers making the trip between Skidegate and Prince Rupert, up 19 percent from the 1,553 who made the crossing in November 2011. Vehicle traffic was up 10 percent for the same period, with 823 vehicles on the ferry this November, compared to 746 last November. Traffic levels are also rebounding on the Kwuna, with the number of passengers rising 6 percent November-over-November, and vehicles up by 8 percent. Overall, traffic on the Skidegate-Rupert route is up by about 3 percent so far this year, while it’s down about 4 percent on the Kwuna.