Media Releases and Advisories

Transit service improvements coming soon to Chilliwack

Aug 20, 2018

Chilliwack – Starting this fall, bus riders in Chilliwack will benefit from several key service changes, including the addition of new Sunday trips on most routes, improved service to Promontory Heights, and new, early morning connections to route 66 Fraser Valley Express (FVX) on weekdays.

  • Transit Systems: Chilliwack
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Chilliwack

Fraser Valley Express doubles its weekend and holiday service

Aug 20, 2018

Fraser Valley – Effective September 4, the popular BC Transit route 66 Fraser Valley Express (FVX) will double its current weekend and holiday schedule by adding four new round trips, providing greater flexibility for customers.

  • Transit Systems: Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Abbotsford, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack

BC Transit introduces two new routes and service expansion in Victoria

Aug 20, 2018

Victoria – This fall, transit users in Greater Victoria will benefit from the addition of 10,000 new service hours and four new buses to the Victoria Regional Transit System, making it possible to introduce two new routes—one to improve transit options for post-secondary students, and the other to provide better, more frequent connections to the Victoria International Airport.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

Soar to the airshow on board BC Transit’s special shuttle

Aug 2, 2018

Abbotsford – This year, the Abbotsford International Airshow will run from Friday, August 10, through Sunday, August 12, and BC Transit and its regional partners* are pleased to once again offer special shuttle service to the event.

  • Transit Systems: Central Fraser Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Abbotsford, Airshow, Fraser Valley, Fraser Valley Regional District

Free fair shuttle back again this year

Aug 2, 2018

Chilliwack – Once again this year, the City of Chilliwack and BC Transit are teaming up to offer free shuttles to the Chilliwack Fair, making it easier for everyone to skip the parking and get to and from the event conveniently and safely.

  • Transit Systems: Chilliwack
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Chilliwack

B.C. Day is this Monday, August 6

Aug 2, 2018

Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for B.C. Day on Monday, August 6.

If you are not sure what the service levels are in your transit system, please call your local customer service (see Contact tab at top right of this page) or check the Holiday Service page (see Schedules and Maps tab at top of this page).

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

New trips added to Kootenay Connector transit route

Jul 26, 2018

West Kootenay – Bus riders in the West Kootenay Regional Transit System will soon be able to choose new weekday trips between Nelson and Selkirk College in Castlegar.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Castlegar, Nelson, West Kootenay

Coming soon: Improved service to the Community Complex

Jul 26, 2018

Creston – Effective Tuesday, August 7, the Regional District of Central Kootenay, the Town of Creston and BC Transit are pleased to offer improved service to the Creston and District Community Complex, with every trip on route 1 Town Shuttle/Erickson now serving the facility.

  • Transit Systems: Creston Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Creston

Additional transit service lined up for Peach Festival

Jul 26, 2018

Penticton – Once again this year, the City of Penticton and BC Transit are making it easier for people to skip the parking and take the bus to the Peach Festival.

  • Transit Systems: South Okanagan-Similkameen
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Penticton, South Okanagan, South Okanagan-Similkameen