Media Releases and Advisories

Kelowna Regional Transit System celebrates 40 years

Jan 20, 2017

BC Transit and the Province of BC are joining our local government partners to celebrate 40 years of transit service in the Kelowna region. The celebration includes open houses and an interactive online timeline of transit services.

  • Transit Systems: Kelowna
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Fully Compressed Natural Gas Powered Fleet in Nanaimo Creates Jobs and a Greener Future for British Columbians

Jan 19, 2017

Nanaimo – The delivery of 24 New Flyer buses this winter means that the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) will boast a fully Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered fleet. CNG-fuelled buses reduce operating costs for BC Transit and for Nanaimo as the fuel is less expensive and has a smaller carbon footprint compared to traditional transit vehicles.

  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Whistler and Squamish

Dec 21, 2016

Sea to Sky – Buses in Whistler and Squamish and across the province are getting smarter and safer with continued implementation of best-in-class technologies. The Resort Municipality of Whistler and District of Squamish have signed memorandum of understandings to introduce a new Real Time information system.

  • Transit Systems: Squamish, Whistler
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Bus security camera installation begins in Abbotsford and Mission

Dec 19, 2016

Abbotsford and Mission – Phased installation is now underway of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on 6 BC Transit buses in Abbotsford and Mission. All medium- and heavy-duty buses acquired after 2005 will have the cameras installed, and new buses, 27 feet and longer, will be delivered with the cameras already factory-installed.

  • Transit Systems: Central Fraser Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Winter Service Levels Restored

Dec 19, 2016

Victoria – As the festive season draws to a close, full Winter service levels will be restored in Victoria. The new schedule will take effect January 2, 2017.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Victoria

Dec 16, 2016

Victoria – Buses in Victoria and across the province are getting smarter and safer with continued implementation of best-in-class technologies. The Victoria Regional Transit Commission signed a memorandum of understanding today to introduce a new Real Time information system.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Extended Transit Hours on New Year’s Eve

Dec 16, 2016

Kamloops – BC Transit and the City of Kamloops are getting into the holiday season with extended service on New Year’s Eve.

  • Transit Systems: Kamloops
  • Categories: Holiday Announcements

Winter Service Changes for Sunshine Coast

Dec 15, 2016

Sunshine Coast – Winter service changes will take effect on the Sunshine Coast starting December 22, 2016.

  • Transit Systems: Sunshine Coast
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Kelowna

Dec 12, 2016

Kelowna – Buses in Kelowna and across the province are getting smarter and safer with continued implementation of best-in-class technologies. The City of Kelowna signed a memorandum of understanding today to introduce a new Real Time information system.

  • Transit Systems: Kelowna
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety